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Andhra Pradesh and Telangana don’t usually make names for the exclusivity in tourism but that surely doesn’t mean it doesn’t have much in it! With gorgeous mountainscapes, cascades and also cultural and pilgrimage monuments that date back to centuries, this one is surely a mesmerising visit among the South Indian states.With immense history of being a place of mythological and interesting stories as well as a taint of an offbeat tourism, we offer you some of the best spots in AP and Telangana to chill at-

  1. Lambasingi

A truly magnificent sight of sunset and a mesmerising glance in the winters, this spot has different shades to it! Regularly alluded to as the ‘Kashmir of Andhra Pradesh, travellers to this territory will be surprised to discover that the towns which are as close as 10 km to Lambasingi have customary temperatures of 25-35 Degrees dissimilar to this town. The cool breeze which drives from the woods and crevasses of Chintapalli territory makes the Lambasingi Hillock cool and hazy. This spot is additionally exceptionally celebrated for its Coffee and Pepper Plantations. Some year’s temperature goes underneath 0°C in winters here.

  1. Pulicat Lake

Making an excellent spot for any bird watcher and fishing villages, this calm lake in Nellore is the second largest brackish-water ecosystem on the East Coast of India, and, there is a Bird sanctuary that adds to the beauty ! Hosting a giant flock of birds like the Pelicans, Flamingoes, kingfishers and ducks that wing down here this spot is an excellent one for the ones behind cameras.

  1. Lepakshi 

As much as it is hidden away from the clutches of the crowds, this one can be surely considered a feast for the historical buff in you. Carrying a heavy mythological and historical cum cultural importance, the murals and rock cut idols of the Lepakshi temples date back astonishingly to the years as old as 1583in the service of the Vijayanagara kings. Wonders like the HANGING PILLAR and  the spectacular Nandi, located almost a mile before the main temple — the first structure you will encounter. At 27ft in length and 15ft in height, it is a colossal structure, reputedly India’s biggest monolithic Nandi. 

  1. Papikondalu

While most of the country considers the North to be the true beauty of mountains, South India has its own perspective and definition of a mountainous spectacle. A priceless element of the Eastern ghats along the Godavari River, this mountain range is clouded with the canopy of the deciduous rainforests which makes the area accessible only by boat and that one is surely a panoramically picturesque one! With an immense presence of tribals and the handicrafts that are truly handmade, this one is surely an offbeat for anyone who is really into the essence of the rural!

  1. Gandikota

Proudly termed as the “Grand Canyon of India”  this natural marvel lies by the river Pennar with the Erramala hills. This canyon also has a constructed fort in it that features gorgeous gardens and a “pigeon tower” to enhance the views from the fort. The views from both the Canyon and the fort are no less than any other elevated epic! The colored rocks and the breeze on the top is surely going to give you a sigh of peace!

  1. Yanam

A lot of foreign in a small town of South India probably the apt description of what this place is. But this place is surely more than words- it’s a culmination of beaches, temples, parks and monuments. With a European touch this teeny tiny town is a little French counterpart of India and being a part of the colonial French rule in India.The historical grandeur – The Catholic Church was built under European style.There is no other church available like this church. The furniture,decoration articles were imported from France. This church was built in the year 1846 and surely something worth exploring apart from the entirety of this scenic town filled with nature.

  1. Horsley Hills

Another elevated epic of a mountain range in the South Indian region which is a perfect amalgamation of charming and the rustic environment of Andhra and the luxurious backdrop of the hills makes for one of the most charming hill stations. Perched at an altitude of 4312 metres,  and lined up with dense forests and diverse flora and fauna and to be precise 113 species of birds and to top it off the destination offers adventure activities like trampoline, shooting, bow and arrow, wall climbing, water walking, rappelling, swimming pools, fish spa, and a mini zoo.

  1. Araku valley

You may be a person who likes peace and serenity or adventure and thrill! There are very few places that satisfy both of the sectors simultaneously and Araku is one of them for sure. With a picturesque panorama surrounded by a backdrop to the Eastern ranges, Araku is a destination of an instant offbeat adventure getaway.With a spot for not so dense trees and a marshy land that makes an excellent place for camping, stargazing and also a spotting of wilderness amongst the nature! 

  1. Ananthagiri hills

Gorgeous waterfalls, ancient caves, trekking trails, camping sites, indigenous wildlife, rivers and a beautiful yet mysterious temple- The quiet common stream of water that incredibly highlights the magnificence of Ananthagiri Hills is a feeder of the Krishna River. While you are here, don’t miss the great Ananthagiri Waterfall that is covered up in the midst of the rough landscapes and thick foliage.One of the features of the locale is the Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple, which holds incredible strict significance. In closeness to this sanctuary are a bunch of normally shaped caverns and a little pool. For the individuals who need a break from riotous city life, a visit to Ananthagiri Hills ends up being fulfilling.

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