15 trekking places near Hyderabad

The city of Nizam attracts lots of travelers to its warm and grand embrace. Hyderabad has a plethora of fun activities for adrenaline junkies and for the people who love trekking, this post is dedicated to you awesome people. Check out the 15 famous trekking places near Hyderabad.

1) Ahobilam :


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Ahobilam is a rocky and scenic town which is famous for housing the temple of Lord Narasimha. Ahobilam attracts tourists and trekkers from all over the country as it is surrounded by beautiful forests and hills on all sides.

Distance from Hyderabad : 256 kilometers.

2) Ali sagar :

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The Ali sagar reservoir was constructed by the Nizams of Hyderabad for irrigation purposes in 1931. Since then, this beautiful spot started attracting people who wish to immerse themselves in the beautiful allure of nature. The Ali sagar deer park provides sanctuary to many different animal and bird species.

Distance from Hyderabad : 190 kilometers.

3) Ananthagiri hills :

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Ananthagiri hills is one of the most famous spots for ecotourism in our country. The earliest forest dwellers used Ananthagiri hills as their base. These beautiful hills are surrounded by Eastern ghats. The Borra hills and caves are famous for their beauty.

Distance from Hyderabad : 90 kilometers.

4) Bhongir fort :

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This ancient fort was built in the 12th century during the Chalukya dynasty. This fort has a unique architecture as it resembles that of an egg. The fort was impregnable to any invading army and its two entrance gates were sealed shut by large rocks. The roof of the fort offers panoramic views.

Distance from Hyderabad : 48 kilometers.

5) Chityal mountain range :

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This picturesque hill range is famous for its scenic views and trekking trails. Nestled in the laps of greenery and serenity, these hills are famous for making people fall in love with it.

Distance from Hyderabad : 90 kilometers.

6) Chincholi forest :

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This beautiful forest range in Karnataka houses a wildlife sanctuary which protects many species of animals and birds. This forest also houses the famous Gulbarga fort. The trekking trails are often filled with large boulders, making it an interesting experience.

Distance from Hyderabad : 190 kilometers.

7)  Gunrock hill :

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This place is loved by trekkers as it is surrounded by boulders on all sides. The trekking trail is also on a rough surface making the experience unique. The Gunrock cantonment is situated on top of the hill which was used as a strategic point in the British era.

Distance from Hyderabad : 40 kilometers.

8) Gayatri falls :

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This lesser known trekking spot is a paradise of rich flora and fauna. This magnificent waterfalls breathes life into the area. One should take care whilst trekking near the falls as the trails are often slippery.

Distance from Hyderabad : 270 kilometers.

9) Devarakonda :


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Not to be confused with the actor Vijay Devarakonda, this beautiful town houses the centuries old Devarakonda fort built by the Vellama dynasty. The remnants of the majestic dynasty can still be found in the architecture of the town.

Distance from Hyderabad : 120 kilometers.

10) Kondamadugu hills :

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Kondamadugu hills houses the famous Golkonda fort. One can also visit Tiger hills and engage in trekking activities. This place is filled with lush greenery and small idyllic villages.

Distance from Hyderabad : 40 kilometers.

11) Koilkonda fort :

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Koilkonda fort was an outpost for the Qutub Shahi dynasty. The majestic fort was built in the 15th century. To reach this fort, one must climb a hillock and cross a deep gorge. The seven gates of the fort provide a passageway to the inner sanctum of the fort.

Distance from Hyderabad : 140 kilometers.

12) Keesaragutta :


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Keesaragutta is a scenic and an iconic place to visit. This place houses the famous Keesaragutta temple, Chowmahalla palace, Nehru zoological park and the Falaknuma palace. The hills of Keesaragutta offer respite to the city dwellers and invite the trekkers to explore the allure of mother nature.

Distance from Hyderabad : 40 kilometers.

13) Mallela Theertham :

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This waterfalls is located in the Nallamala forest. The Krishna river flows through this forest enriching the land with its luscious bounty. The waterfall is not known to many and it retains the unadulterated atmosphere. The trek to this falls is quite difficult.

Distance from Hyderabad : 175 kilometers.

14) Nagarjunakonda :


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Nagarjunakonda is a small island town located near the Nagarjuna sagar dam. This island town was once the seat of many Buddhist monasteries and universities. It garnered pilgrims from all over Asia.

Distance from Hyderabad : 170 kilometers.

15) Narsapur forest :

Narsapur forest

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Narsapur forest is a thick dense forest that hosts a plethora of monkeys. This forest offers plenty of trekking trails that one can choose from.

Distance from Hyderabad : 44 kilometers.