Top 8 attractions to explore in Chittoor
The district is rich in waterfalls, temples and wild animals.
Attractions in Chittoor
This is a series of hill sin Andhra pradesh. The local name of the hill was Yenugu Mallama gonda after a legend of a saintly old woman named Mallamma who lived atop the hill and was fed by elephants . In contrast to the dry and hot surrounding, this area is well vegetated with cooler climate. This made it attractive as a hill station and a tourist spot.
Kailasakona Waterfalls are a natural perennial waterfall in the valley of Nagari hills in Chittoor District. The water originates from the split in a mass rock. The water here is crystal clear having considerable mineral values & medicinal powers and can heal ailments. The tourists are not allowed to go uphill to the top of the falls.
Nagalapuram Falls is a short trekking destination. It is located in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh. Its trail stretches through the Eastern Ghats and its thick forest covers. The trekking route is 4 km in length and can be completed within a day. The trekking route of Nagalapuram Waterfalls is adorned with picturesque views of lush green hills. There are three waterfalls present along the trekking route, and each one offers a unique and pristine view to travellers.
Silathoranam is a natural rock formation in Tirumala, which is situated near the Chakra Theertham. This rock formation holds an archaeological importance and resembles the hood of a serpent, a discus and a conch. Local inhabitants also believe that this rock is dedicated to the idol of Lord Venkateswara.
This is a national park and Biosphere reserve in Andhra pradesh, India. the park is known for its many waterfalls. The vegetation in the national park consists of dry deciduous mixed forest with patches of moist deciduous forests in the valleys.
Tirumala Venkateswara temple is one of the richest temples in the world which is dedicated to Lord Shri Venkateshwara. It is also one of the most visited temples by the Hindus. The architecture of the temple is its star attraction which leaves one spellbound. The temple features Dravidian style of architecture all around, right from the intricately carved doorways to Mandap.
Map of attractions in Chittoor