Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh, is one of the most famous city in the southern region of India. Come let’s take a look at some of the beautiful hill stations near Hyderabad for you to relax on weekends.
A significant centre of commerce and trade, Hyderabad’s growing economy has invited several MNCs to generate growth. With a diverse workforce in the city, a work life of an employee working in these corporates is more or less similar to that of people working in Delhi or Mumbai. Just like the latter, people in Hyderabad look towards the most enchanting destinations to relax. Let’s check out some of the most visited ones.
- Nallamala Hills – Located about 226 km from the city of Hyderabad, this stunning tourist destination can be reached by taking a Hyderabad to Srisailam taxi. A part of the of the Eastern Ghats, the hill station is situated at a height of 1,100 meters above ocean level with greater parts of it still unexplored. There are few indigenous and threatening tribes living in the interior corners of the woodland, so it is advised not to venture out in alone. Weather goes hot and moist during summers, but stays pleasant and cool during winters. You can set up camps or go on a stroll in the forests during your stay.
- Lambasingi – Situated about 570 km from Hyderabad, Lambasingi is famously known as the Kashmir of Andhra Pradesh. The area encounters a strikingly frosty temperature because of the moisture laden winds that blow from the mountains and gets settled in the within the tall, forested peaks of the hill station. Amazingly, Lambasingi is one amongst the handful of territories in Southern India where one can encounter snowfall during winters.
- Horsley Hills – Situated about 527 km from Hyderabad, the Horsley Hills is one of prominent tourist spots in the region. Sitting on a normal height of more than 1,200 meters above sea level, the hill station was founded and named after W.D. Horsley, a general in the British army. One of his summer palaces is currently utilized by the government of Andhra Pradesh as the official governor’s bungalow. Zorbing, rappelling and trekking are other adventure spots that can be enjoyed in the area.
- Ananthagiri – The Ananthagiri Hills are situated in Telangana state’s residential area known as Vikarabad. It’s slopes and the encompassing woodlands are also the spot where river Musi originates. The hills are situated in the Eastern Ghats at a height of 700 meters above ocean level and give some lofty view of the surrounding forested area. One of the best ways to enjoy a splendid time at the hills is to visit it in the rainy season, when the slopes are presents a green cover and is surrounded in mist.
Apart from these fantastic destinations there are other places like the Araku Valley which shouldn’t be missed at all costs. In case you’re wondering how to reach Hyderabad to enjoy these serene hills, the city is well connected with other cities and you can easily find flights, trains and buses to reach the destination.