A hill town Srisailam is located on the banks of the River Krishna. This small town in the state of Andhra Pradesh has amazing natural setting to greet you with. Along with breath taking scenic beauty of the nature and wild life sanctuary, Srisailam is also known for many ancient temples and a dam.
The place is nothing less than a paradise for nature lovers with its mesmerising natural setting, and lush forests. The breath taking view from the hill makes the experience all the more special. At a distance of about 223 km from the Hyderabad city, Srisailam offers a refreshing break from the normal lifestyles. The place provides a treat for your religious self as well.
Sikharam, the highest spot in the hilly regions of Srisailam, makes for an interesting visit with marvelous nature all around and renowned Sikhareswara Swamy temple that is dedicated to Lord Shiva.You will also d a temple dedicated to the the Lord Ganesha in Sikharam.
The major pilgrim spot in Srisailam is the Bhramaramba Mallikarjunaswamy Temple that is situtaed at a height of about 457 meters on the southern bank of River Krishna. Being one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples in the country, Bhramaramba Mallikarjunaswamy Temple is quite famous amongst religious tourists.
The artificial Srisailam Dam is also worth visiting. The Srisailam Wildlife Sanctuary with rich wild life add some adventure and thril to your trip.
The Nallamala forest ranges i quit close to the Srisailam hills. With its dense and varied and diverse flora and fauna, it makes for a good options for trekking, hill climbing or getting a closer look at the wild life of the forest.