Punyagiri Hill is located just 2 kms from Ushasree Residency, S.Kota, Punyagiri Hill is of one of the oldest Shiva temples. The waterfalls and the temple of Sri Uma Kotilingeswara Swami are situated on the hills of Punyagiri, One of the most unique features of this temple is the Shivalingam which is bathed by the underground water source. Good place for Trekking, Nice Calm & Hill Area. Its been said that Pandavas stayed at Punyagiri during their “Ajnata Vasam” to hide from Kauravasa, and also its been said that they kept all their “Ayudha’s” here at Punyagiri.
Punyagiri Waterfalls: On the hill you will enjoy the drizzling fresh water and water falls at Punyagiri, which is a must visit place, People will bath there as they feel it’s holy water. It is really wonderful location and pleasant place to Enjoy and spend memorable moments in the fresh air and nature of Punaygiri. A Must visit for every tourist who visits Ushasree Residency We highly recommend this for all the Tourists.
Thatipudi Reservoir is located just 10 KMs from our “Ushasree Residency”, It was constructed across Gosthani River during 1963-1968. The Project is located near Thatipudi village, It is becoming very popular after a Road is constructed towards the River which has huge mountains around and is very nice and clam place to Enjoy, Tourists are getting crazy about this place now-a-days because of its unique beauty.
You can have a boat ride as well from one shore to the other at Thatipudi Reservior. You can go to Reservior and get into a Boat and reach other end of the River, where you can rest for some time adjacent to river between hill. As its very nearer to “Ushasree Residency” you can book an Auto to reach there, It costs you less when compared to Cab
Borra caves are situated at the distance of 25- 30 kms from our Property Ushasree Residency. They are located at the height of 1450 feet above the sea level. They are spread in the Ananthagiri hill ranges of eastern ghats, Borra caves are the natural caves, that are said to have originated from the Gosthani river, which flows through these caves. The caves were created due to the flow of river over the limestone area. The pressure was exerted by the humic acid in the water on the mineral deposits and the limestone dissolved in the water. The dissolved limestone trickled down drop by drop forming the different shapes in the cave. These Borra caves spreaded over the one square km and are formed over the period of million of years.
The Caves, one of the largest in the country, at an elevation of about 705 m (2,313.0 ft), distinctly exhibit a variety of impressive speleothems (pictured) ranging from very small to big and irregularly shaped stalactites and stalagmites
Araku Valley is a famous hill station often referred to as Andhra Ooty. Located on the Eastern Ghats at an altitude range of 900 to 1400 meters above sea level, Araku is home to a number of tribal communities. Spread over an area of 36 sq. kms, Araku is a perfect tourist destination with pleasant climate, lush greenery, waterfalls and streams. The tribal habitat museum and the tribal village are the major attractions here. The tourists can see tribal folk dances like Dhimsa and Mayuri. The Araku Tribal Museum houses rich tribal tradition and number of artifacts and displays related to Eastern Ghat Tribal Culture.
The famous Borra Caves, the deepest caves in India are very close to Araku Valley (35 Kms). The Ananthagiri hills on the way to Araku Valley are famous for coffee plantations.