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Mallela Theertham Forest & Waterfall

The Nallamala Forest is the largest stretch of undisturbed deciduous forest in south India. Mallela Theertham waterfall is located in the midst of Nallamala forest near to holy town Srisailam and is a true gift of nature. Located in a valley, this exquisite place takes nestling at the Nallamala forest Range.

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Tourist Attractions

  • 150 feet high waterfall located in the midst of dense Nallamala forest
  • It is an amazing place to see and is a true gift of nature
  • Idols of Shivalinga, Ganesha, Dattatreya and Durga make this place unique
  • Mallela Theertham is a must visit on the Hyderabad - Srisailam route
  • Tribal villages and pristine village atmosphere on the way
  • Surrounded by beautiful forest and chance to site wild animals

Address of MallelaTheertham

Mallela Theertham is located in Amrabad Mandal, Mahbubnagar district of Telangana state, India - 509326.

How to Reach

Mallela Theertham waterfall is located 8 km away from Hyderabad - Srisailam Highway at Vatavarlapally village.

  • Nearest Town: Mannanur - 35 km
  • Distance From: Hyderabad - 173 km, Srisailam - 57 km
  • Nearest Airport: Hyderabad
  • Nearest Bus Station: Vatavarlapally
  • Nearest Railway Station: Hyderabad
  • Transport: Take a left at vatavarlapalli village and drive 8km to reach Mallela Thirtham falls.

Where to Stay

Mannanur forest guesthouses are nearest destination for accommodation.

Srisailam is the best place to find good hotels including AP Tourism Haritha hotel.

Where to Eat

There are no eateries or restaurants near the waterfall and visitors should ensure to bring packed food and water. Tourists can enjoy food at hotels close to Mannanur forest check post.

Best Season & Time to Visit

The best flows are from the months of September to February. Month March to June is the dry season.

Things to Take Care

  • There are small temples in the area and visitors should ensure that they keep to the traditions maintained in the area.
  • There is no provision for overnight stay in the place.
  • The timing at this waterfall is from 08.00am to 05.00pm.
  • Be cautious about the tiger reserve forest.

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