Horsley hills in Madanapalle in Andhra Pradesh is the lesser known offbeat tourist destination. It is about 150 kms. from Bangalore and is ideal for a weekend road trip to relax and get a break from the daily monotonous corporate life.
Horsley hills is the only hill-station with rich fauna and amazing landscapes. The hills are named after W.D. Horsley, the then collector of Kadapa district. The number of off-beat tourists has increased considerably.
Horsley hills is all about long drive and a couple of great view points. The place is a good option for a weekend trip from Bangalore. The hill is located at around 4100 ft. above the sea level which gives the much needed cool environment and a beautiful landscape.
The AP tourism department runs a resort by the name Haritha Resorts and offer comfortable accommodation and basic amenities. There are a variety of accommodation options available like bungalow, cottage, etc.
A variety of adventure activities are offered by the Freakouts Adventure which include zip line, mountain rappelling, tree top, etc. A weekend trip is perfect to enjoy all these offbeat adventure activities offered at Horsley hills.
Horsley hills is a good place to detox from the normal busy life but one must not have very high expectations of a typical hill station. This place is a kind of a offbeat destination to just go with your friends and relax.
Till then. KEEP TRAVELLING. KEEP WANDERING.