Horsley Hills is the famous hill resort of Andhra Pradesh. Horsley Hills is an enthralling, charming little hill station. It is a beautiful summer resort with luxurious vegetation and rich fauna. These hills are situated at an altitude of 1,265m from the sea-level.
The climate at Horsley Hills is relaxing with temperature ranging from 20 deg C to 32 deg C maximum, even in summers. This is one of the major assets that draw number of tourists to Horsley Hills in summers. Even the surrounding comprising of the lush green plains spread all over, the forest, though not dense, adds to its beauty. On the hills that are lush with dense forest and thick greenness, you can see various species of plants stretching along the narrow roads. There are trees like Eucalyptus, Jacaranda, Allamanda, Gulmohar and flowering plants like Reeta, Shikakai, Amla, Beedi leaves, Bay leaves, Red Sanders and Blue gum found in the forest.
There are sandalwood trees found all over Horsley Hills. The Horsley hill does not lag behind in the species of fauna found here. In the dense forests of the shady slope hills, wooded with luxurious vegetation, you can find animals like Bears, wild dogs, jungle fowls, Sambar and Panther.
The Chenchu tribes dwell in the forest of Horsley Hills. They rear their famous Pungannur cows, which eat less food and yield more milk. There is also a 150-year old Eucalyptus tree called