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Horsley Hills - Hill Station

The famous hill resort of Andhra Pradesh, Horsley Hills is an enthralling, charming little hill station. It is a beautiful summer resort located at an altitude of 4,100 feet, offers a wonderful getaway with luxurious vegetation and rich fauna. Named after WD Horsley, the then collector of Kadapa District, built himself a bungalow to escape the heat waves from the plains during summer.

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Tourist Attractions

  • It's a place to chill out
  • 150 year old Eucalyptus tree named Kalyani, planted by WD Horsley in 1859
  • Galibandalu - The windy rock, the breezy winds that blows all day here
  • Adventure sports and kids play area
  • Breathtaking view points
  • Nature study center
  • Coffee garden
  • Nature trail
  • Animal complex with crocodiles and birds
  • Small temple of lord Krishna
  • Gangothri - An amazing scenic water point

Where is Horsley Hills

Horsley Hills located in Madanapalle Mandal, Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh state, India - 517325.

How to Reach

Horsely Hills located near Madanapalle town, which is on Bengaluru - Tirupati road

  • Distance From: Tirupati - 128 km, Chennai - 261 km, Bangalore - 160 km, Madanapalle - 27 km
  • Nearest Airport: Tirupati, Bengaluru
  • Nearest Railway Station: Tirupati
  • Nearest Bus Station: Madanapalle
  • Transport: Reach Madanapalle by bus and hire a taxi from there to Horsley hills.

Where to Stay

AP Tourism Haritha resorts and guest houses with options that suits the need.

Best Season & Time to Visit


What to Eat

Haritha hotel restaurant provides tasty Andhra meals. Try some roadside food like chicken and mirchi bajji at Devedas food stall.


Buy some nice pottery on the way back from the makers.

Things to Take Care

  • Monsoon - Carry an umbrella because of high chances of rain fall anytime.
  • winter - A jacket in your backpack is a must because this hill station experiences very less temperatures in winter.
  • Only BSNL phones work here.

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