Holidays are the time people like to go out for tour. At the time of summer it is good experience to tour for hill stations. All over the world India is a nation which has beauty and heritage mixes formation it distinctively compared to the nations in diverse continent of world. In south India people can visit more hill stations which are world famous. In Andhra Pradesh people can visit beautiful hill station called Horsley hills. From Bangalore tourist can reach this place from one hundred and forty kilometers. Tourist can visit many more places from this hill station. The world famous Mallamma temple is situated here.
The story of Mallamma temple
In earlier times the hills is named as Yenugu Mallamma Konda. A little girl namely Mallamma lived in the forest under the care of elephants. She cured many tribal people who are lived in the hills. One day she suddenly disappears and people thought that she is goddess. After that the name was changed as Horsley hills. A British officer WD. Horsley was the collector of Cuddapah district. He visited the hills and chooses the place as summer residence. At present the governor uses the Horsley house as summer residence. Tourists can reach these Horsley hills via narrow road.
Important places of Horsley hills
People who are coming on road side can view the trees like Gulmohar, jacaranda, eucalyptus and allamanda. This part of area tourist can visit many other tourist places like Environmental Park, Highview seeing place, Lake Gangothri, Gaalibanda. Tourist can go to the Horsley Museum to know about the past history of the Horsley hills.Travelers who like to have a special experience in Horsley Hills can go to Zorbing. It is one among few hills stations in India which gives fabulous experience.
Tourist can enjoy rappelling and trekking in this region. 15 km from the Horsley hills tourist can visit Shiva temple. Flora and Fauna are famous here. Tourists can see Sampangi flowers all over the hills.
Some of the herbal plants in Horsley hills
Beedi leaves and bay leaves, shikakai, sandalwood, reeta, redsanders, baboo, mahogany and blue gum are some types of medicinal herbs found in this region. Kaundinya wild life sanctuary is 87 kms from the Horsley hills. Tourist can go for excursion there. Throughout the year travelers can visit here. The climate is cool and pleasant. While planning for vacation people can book rooms at A.P. Tourism Bungalow, P.W.D. Inspection Bungalow, and guest houses under Chittoor Cooperative Society.
Horsley Hills is at a distance of 150kms from Bangalore and the nearest town to the hill station is Madanapalli. Travelers can reach the place by buses or their own vehicles. It is one of the best experiences for people to enjoy their vacation. An individual who loves to visit temples can go to Mallamma and Shiva temple. If they take children’s with them they can enjoy the environmental park and wild life sanctuaries.