Horsley hills is a very delightful and enthusiastic hill station and very adventourous.Horsley hills amidst thick forest is the most ideal place for trekking and hill climbing. This draws a lot of tourist attention for Horsley hill is known for its pleasant climate, mountain peaks, beautiful valleys and luxurious vegetation. Horsley hills is noted for its flora and fauna where you get to see wide variety of flowers ranging from Reeta, Shikakai, Amla, Beedi leaves, Bay leaves, Sandalwood, Red sanders, Blue gum, Mahogany to Bamboo. On your visit to Horsley you should never miss the visit to 150 year old Eucalyptus tree named Kalyani.Apart from the variety of plants and trees here in Horsley hills one can also spot animals like bears, wild dogs, jungle fowl, sambars and panthers.
Horsley hills concentrated in the Southern part of India are at an altitude of about 4,152 ft in the Nallamalai Range on Andhra’s southwestern border with Karnataka.
HISTORY : Horsley Hills got its name after W.D. Horsley, who was once the Collector of Cuddapah district and British member of the Indian Civil service. It is he who had Horsley hills as his summer retreat. The Horsley Hills have been a popular refuge for the sun-scorched souls since long. This place is predominantly occupied by the Chenchu tribes who still have the renowned Pungannur cows known for their milk yielding capacity and low appetite.