Ananthagiri Hills is one of the famous destinations in Telangana which is located in the Vikarabad district. this the best weekend gateway nearby to Hyderabad which is around 80kms, The main water source of the Hill station is Osman Sagar and Himayathsagar. For, stay there are several Resorts and Hotels where Telangana Govt also have Haritha resort
Ananthagiri is a popular destination for people who love adventure and trekking.
How to reach
Road: by road its almost 80 km from Hyderabad
Rail: The nearest railway station is Vikrabad which is 8kms far away from Anathigiri Hills
To begin with, Places to visit or Sightseeing in Ananthagiri Hills Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Nagasamudram Lake, Trekking, Anantha Hilla, Musi River, camping and Bhavanasi Lake
Going detail into the places.
Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple :
The most important religious attraction of the place is the temple where the Lord Vishnu can be seen situated on Anantha, snake floating on the cosmic water in Vaikuntha. It is said that the temple is built by Rishi Markandeya in Dwapara Yuga.
Bhavanasi Lake :
Hence, this Lake is originated from Nallamalais, This lake is considered as the Badrinath of South, Many people come here to perform Holy Bath
Nagasamudram Lake :
Therefore, this Lake is another beautiful spot which is 15-20 mins Drive from the Temple, we do come across the watersports like kayaking and boating which is operated by Telangana tourism at Kotepally reservoir
the only disadvantage is swimming is strictly not allowed
Waterfalls in Ananthagiri Hills :
Another major attraction of the Ananthagiri Hills is waterfalls which are located nearby to Kotepally reservoir, these waterfalls have good water flow in the monsoon times especially in July – December.
Trekking in Ananthagiri Hills :
Therefore, One of the best places recommended of trekking nearby to Hyderabad this area is a mixture of red soil and Rocks which makes trekking a bit difficult, the trekking route over here is almost of 5kms which gives a lot of fun
Also, the time which we spend in the forest walking also gives us some beautiful memories, the beauty of the greenery can be seen in this forest walk
Camping in Ananthagiri Hills :
Therefore, another addon in your trip can be camping in Ananthagiri hills, Although it is tough to get clearance to set up a camp as the forest is under the control of DFO (Divisional Forest Officer), we find some people in the village who helps in finding the right spot to set up the camping
But, don’t miss camping in the forest which will give you another memorable experience, One of the best places to Camping in Ananthagiri is Kotepally reserviour, where we can get the help of the guide in making our accommodation
There are also some Resorts and some agencies which also help in booking our trip those people will help us in all the required clearances for arranging the camping in the Ananthagiri, But the only thing is those people might cost a bit high but will provide all Requirments
Finally, make your trip adventures, Lovable, memorable try to plan prior if you’re in-group there are many resorts which provide all the requirements