Adventure / Trekking | Hill Station
At a distance of 7 km from Vikarabad Bus Stand, 79 km from Hyderabad and 48 km from Sangareddy Bus Stand, Ananthagiri Hills are located at Vikarabad of Ranga Reddy district in Telangana. It is being developed as a small hill station and it's also famous destination for a day trip due to its proximity to Hyderabad. Anantagiri is one of the top Tourist places in Telangana and also one of the popular tourist places to visit in Hyderabad.
The Ananthagiri forest is one of the dense forest areas in Ranga Reddy District. The hills are the main water source for Osmansagar (Gandipet) and Himayathsagar which provide drinking water to Hyderabad. Ananthagiri Hill is the birthplace of Musi river, which flows through Hyderabad. The small reservoir, the lush green jungle, the jungle trail are added attractions to this place covered by thick vegetation and beautiful streams with fresh water.
Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu is one of the prime attractions in Ananthagiri hills. The hills are named after this temple as Anantagiri Hills. It was built by Nizam Nawabs, 400 years ago and has big historic importance. According to the legend, Markandeya Maharshi did penance for the darshan of Lord Vishnu. Then Lord Vishnu appeared to him as Anantha Padmanabha Swamy in a cave. The main temple ...