Horsely Hills - Hill Station - Andhra Pradesh
The peerless beauty of Horesly hills can’t be expressed through words. This picturesque hamlet is located in the state of Andhra Pradesh at the attitude of 4,100 ft. This hill is named after the W.D. Horsley, the collector of Cuddapah district.
The road trip to this lovely hamlet, is surely mesmerising as both the sides of the road are draped in lush greens.
For those who are planning to spend their vacation on the lap of Mother Nature, surrounded by serene ambiance, then Horesly hills is their destination. The whole area is filled with many medicinal plants and other trees including Amla, Gulmohar, Allamanda, Reeta, Beedi leaves, Blue Gum, Eucalyptus and Sandalwood.
People come here mainly to relax in the lovely climate of Horsley hills, as their eyes relish the immense beauty of the valley. This hill serves as the best spot for honeymooners.
There are ample places in Horsely hills to enjoy with our loved ones. Madanapalle is the nearest town to the hills.
This beautiful hill station is located at a distance of 150 Km from Bangalore and 274 Km from Chennai.
Highlights and Nearby Attractions:
The major attraction of the Horsley hills is Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary, Environment Park and Mallama Temple.
Koundinya wildlife sanctuary is a sweet home to thousands of flora and fauna. It is a must to visit place at Horsley.
One spot lots of animals such as wild dogs, jungle fowl, bears, sambas and panthers.
Bird Watching is another attraction of this sanctuary. Tourists are allowed to explore the deep forests only with proper permission.
The Mallama temple is known its intricate architecture and a famous pilgrimage spot in here.
Best Time To Visit:
Climate at Horsely hills is pleasant throughout the year. During the summer season i.e. from March to May, the climate at Horsley hill is breezy, cool and lovely. During winter the temperature may drop to 10 degree Celsius. And during Monsoon, it experiences a substantial amount of rainfall. During monsoon season we spot lots of small streams and waterfalls.
Way to Reach:
Horsely is 121 km away from Chittoor and 185 km from Bangalore. There are bus facilities to Horsely from different parts of Andhra Pradesh. The nearest railway station is at Chittoor and nearest airport is at Bangalore.