Hyderabad is most popular for its entertainment parks, historical monuments, delicious food, and street shopping. But do you know Hyderabad is also home to many natural gateways?
These gateways open the way to breathtaking and scenic waterfalls. Here this article let us know some of the best waterfalls that are present around Hyderabad.
Mallela Thirtham Waterfall
Mallela Theertham is one of the most famous and beautiful waterfalls in Telangana state. Mallela Theertham is located 185 km far from Hyderabad city in the deep Nallamala Forest in the Nagar Kurnool District in Telangana state. The River Krishna flows through this forest.
It is just 58 km Away from Temple town Srisailam. Water falls from a height of about 150 feet, and amazing sceneries in the thick forest will grab the attention of its visitors.
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Pochera waterfalls are the deepest waterfalls in Telangana and are a favorite picnic spot for many people near Hyderabad.
Pochera waterfalls are only 250 km away from Hyderabad and are located on the Kardam river. The lush green forests surrounding the Pochera waterfalls make it a popular spot for a picnic near Hyderabad.
It is one of the best places to visit for nature lovers and adventure seekers as they can do various activities like trekking, hiking, and wildlife spotting.
The water falls from 40 m height and, due to its depth in the pool, water waddling near the pool is prohibited.
Kuntala Waterfalls is located in the Adilabad district of Telangana at a distance of 20 km away from Hyderabad. The thick forests of the Sahyadri mountain range behind the waterfalls add more scenic beauty to the waterfalls.
The waterfalls are named Shakuntala after the beautiful wife of King Dushyant Shakuntala. It is known in history that King Dushyant fell in love with Shakuntala while she used to bathe here under the waterfall.
Shakuntala waterfalls are flocked by vendors selling local snacks and packaged drinking water as it is a popular tourist destination around Hyderabad.
Ethipothala’s waterfalls are present around 160 km from the Guntur district. These waterfalls are derived from three streams of the Chandra Vanka river mainly ChandraVanka Vagu, Tammula Vagu, and Nakka Vagu.
All these three streams combine at one point and fall around 70 ft height which is named Ethipothala waterfalls. You can also find spiritual places like the Dattatreya temple and the Ranganatha Swamy Temple at the foot of the waterfalls.
The waterfalls are a must and should visit for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts who would like to enjoy camping and trekking around the beautiful surroundings. You can also explore other places like the Prehistoric caves of Srisailam and the Crocodile breeding center in the pool.
Talakona waterfalls are located in Sri Venkateswara national park and are the gateway to Tirumala Hills. Talakona waterfalls are located 570 km away from Hyderabad and you can plan a road trip if you love traveling.
Talakona waterfalls are the highest waterfalls in the state with water falling from a height of 270 feet.
Talakona waterfalls are surrounded by several medicinal plants and Herbs. The water from the Talakona waterfalls is known to be enriched with medicinal and healing properties.
The local Hindu temple for Lord Siddeshwara Swamy is a famous spiritual spot and is visited by locals throughout the year.
The best time to visit Talakona waterfalls is from September to January when you can enjoy the tranquil environment which is preserved as a part of the Biosphere Reserve with dense flora and vivid wildlife.