Horsley Hills , the famous hill Station in Andhra Pradesh is 144 km from Tirupati. It is named after W.D. Horsley, the Collector of Cuddapah district, who chose this spot for his summer residence. Situated at an altitude of 1,265 m. The shady slopes are wooded with luxurious vegetation.The journey to Horsley Hills is exciting as one gets to see thick verdure of various species of plants and wild animals. Covering the entire stretch of narrow road are dense growth of Eucalyptus, Jacaranda, Allamanda, Gulmohar and many other species. The natural beauty of the Horsley Hills is indeed irresistible. The Horsley Hills have been a popular refuge for the sun-scorched souls since long. The Chenchu tribes largely inhabit the Horsley Hills that are so rich in flora and fauna.
The Horsley Hills need to be experienced to be enjoyed. There are the Sampangi flowers that spread their fragrance, on the shady slopes of the Horsley Hills. There are gorgeous greens as far as you may see. In the forest area of the Horsley Hills you may find a wide variety of flowers ranging from Reeta, Shikakai, Amla, Beedi leaves, Bay leaves, Sandalwood, Red sanders, Blue gum, Mahogany to Bamboo. While at the Horsley Hills you may even spot animals like bears, wild dogs, jungle fowl, sambars and panthers. While at Horsley Hills do visit the tourist attraction of the Eucalyptus tree namely Kalyani that is 150-year-old! As it is Horsley Hills is populated with the Eucalyptus, Jacaranda, Allamanda, Gulmohar trees.
The air here is fresh and unadulterated, which gives perfect peace of mind and is a heavenly bliss to stay at this place. As one proceeds towards the hills one comes across the trees of Rita, Shikakai, Amla, Beedi, Bay leaves, Sandalwood, Red sanders, Mahogany and Bamboo.
Horsley Hills remain cool throughout the year. There are no major temperature variations and the Horsley Hills experiences a maximum of 32АC during summer temperature and minimum of 20АC. Thus you may plan your tour of Horsley Hills any time of the year.
Andhra Pradesh Tourism’s Governors’ Bungalow, and Chittoor Cooperative Society Guest House offers comfortable accommodation at a reasonable price in the beautiful summer retreat of Horsley Hills.At an altitude of 1,265 meters above sea level, Horsley Hills enjoy a more or less uniform coolness throughout the year which attracts tourists from all over the country.
Rail: The railhead at Madanapalle Road is the nearest to the Horsley Hills. From the Madanapalle Road station Madanapalle is at a distance of 13 km and Horsley Hills 43-km.