The summer season has finally arrived. Though people hate this season because of scorching sun, they love it for getting a month long vacations. As the schools and colleges get closed, you will have a chance to travel with your family to a place, where you can escape for sweltering heat and pollution.
Summer vacations mean, most of us usually opt for Ooty or Shimla. But you know there are few interesting places in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, especially the hill stations where you can enjoy with your family and friends, to beat the heat.
Along with popular hill stations including Lambasingi, Anantagiri Hills, Araku Valley, Nallamala Hills and Horsley Hills, there are few more places. From amazing ancient architecture to huge trees and rock ruins, there are many dream-like getaways in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana for your wonderful summer. Check it out.
Horsley HillsOne of the most beautiful hill stations in Andhra Pradesh is Horsley Hills. Situated close to Karnataka border, this place is located in Chittoor district, 9 km from Madanapalle town. Horsley Hills is definitely a perfect summer destination. With bird calls and picturesque cliffs, it is a perfect place to escape from scorching heat.
KonaseemaSituated in Godavari delta of Andhra Pradesh, Konaseema is a perfect place to chill out with friends and family in summer season. You can get the best sea food and can relax in the paddy fields or under palm trees. With several resorts around with boating in the gorgeous Godavari River, this place draws many people around.
Araku ValleyIt is usually called as Switzerland of the south. With picture perfect locales, Araku will definitely make you feel like heaven. If you are planning to Araku then you shouldn’t miss the epic train journey between the ghats from Visakhapatnam to Araku. With a cool climate, it has many tourist spots like Borra Caves, World famous Coffee plantations, Waterfalls and Chaparayi, etc.
Suryalanka beachIf you are a beach person, this you should pack your bags and start to Suryalanka Beach. Located in Bapatla, Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh, this is a peaceful place. You can book the beach cottages and enjoy the sunrise with a morning walk in the beach sand.
Ananthagiri HillsWell, this place popularly called as photographer’s delight. This is the birth place of river Musi, located in Vikarabad, Ranga Reddy district and is 80 km far from Hyderabad. The jungle trail at Ananthagiri Hills is a perfectly suits for summer. The greenery will refresh your mind and it rejenovates energy. This place is a perfect weekend spot for residents of Hyderabad.
MeredumilliHaving numerous streams and waterfalls, the forest area of Meredumilli in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, is a perfect choice for nature lovers. You will see dark forest area if you are driving forward into the jungle. There you can find, Jaltarangini waterfalls, where one can relax after a trek. A place famous for bamboo chicken and nature cure ethno medical centre, this area has a moderate climate to enjoy.
Pakhal LakeAre you dream star gazing? Then you should head towards Pakhal Lake in Warangal district, Telangana. The clear skies will offer you a spectacular scene. Undoubtedly it is a photographer’s paradise. You can set up a camp with your friends and enjoy the clear sky.
Warangal Thousand Pillar TempleThousand Pillar Temple is one of the unique temples across India. It is originally called as RudreshwarSwamy Temple. It is well known for its ornate thousand pillars, which are full of architectural wonder. If you closely, examine, one can find the intricate carvings on the pillars.
Undavalli CavesDiscovered in fifth century, the Undavalli Caves at Vijayawada are popular for its unique Jain and Buddhist artworks. This place has more than 40 feet high Lord Vishnu in reclining posture. It is near to Uppalapadu Bird Sanctuary, where you will get a chance to witness more than 40 different species of birds.
LambasingiLambasingi, which popularly called as Kashmir of Andhra Pradesh, is a small village in Visakhapatnam. This place has a minus degree temperature during winter season. Located in 1000 m above sea level, this hill stations experiences cold climate during summer season. An early morning walk through the foggy forest, will be a best therapy session to anyone.
Nallamala ForestIt is a perfect choice for Nature Lovers. Located in the Eastern Ghats, this is a broad spread of forest area in both regions Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The Cumbum Lake is one of the oldest human-made lakes, and it created in the 15th century. The forest area remains unexplored, even though you spend a year in Nallamala forest.
So take a break from the hustle of the routine life, rejuvenate and be back with lots of energy. Plan your trip, now. Like Now!