If you are someone who is an adventurer at heart then you should visit these picturesque spots in Telangana which make for great getaways during the scorching summer months. And with the Eastern Ghats close by, hill stations in Telangana are plenty. Check out these hill stations in Telangana.
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- Ananthagiri Hills
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The majestic Ananthagiri Hills located 10 km from Vikarabad, Ranga Reddy district of Telangana is just 80kms away from Hyderabad. With the birthplace of Musi River in these surreal hills lies Sri Anantha Padmanabha Swamy temple of Lord Vishnu. The hills are an amazing destination for trekking and for those who love adventure it surely is bliss with a lake for kayaking. It is also considered one of the earliest human habitat areas in South India. Ancient caves, medieval fort-like structures and ancient temples show the history of the area which doesn’t fail to impress travellers. It has become one of the famous weekend getaway points for people residing in nearby areas. It is one of the must-visit hill stations in Telangana.
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Lying 212km from Hyderabad, if going for a pilgrimage with your family is a thing then Srisailam is the perfect place for a scenic view. And if you are a religious person visit Ista Kameswari Temple first and then head to caves. The caves in the area make it a great spot for exploration, especially the Akkamahadevi Caves, which has to be accessed by a ropeway and the region is just by the River Krishna and the beauty of the river from here is breath-taking. It is one of the most popular hill stations in Telangana.
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- Nallamala Hills
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In between the state/province of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana lies the Nallamala Hills which are truly a delight for nature lovers! This serene and breathtaking hill station is a place for some of the important religious and tourist places. The magnificent hills can be seen en route to Srisailam. A lot of parts of the hills remain largely unexplored with several indigenous and hostile tribes that live within the deepest corners of the forest. While the temperature remains hot and humid during the summers, the winters in Nallamala Hills are pleasant and cool. One can also visit the famous Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve which acquires a large portion of the hills and the surrounding forests. And if you are an enthu-cutlet about travelling and exploring then this is just the right place for you. You will get to see Krishna and Pennar Rivers culminating into foamy waterfalls, and visit manmade Cumbum Lake and its surroundings.
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- Nagarjuna Sagar
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Situated 164km from Hyderabad, Nagarjuna Saga is nature’s own humble abode with hills and water all at once. This incredible dam on the river is surrounded by hills and brisk forest in the distance on three sides and it’s a sight to behold when all 12 gates of the dam open. And Buddha temple in its lap makes it a serene experience which doesn’t feel less than meditation with Ethipothala waterfalls making a scenic backdrop. In Nagarjuna Sagar, one can even enjoy boating on a pleasant day.
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