PLACES TO SEE IN SRISAILAM
Sakshi Ganapati Temple
Chenchu Lakshmi Tribal Museum
Bhramarambika is one of the eighteen Shakti peethas
Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga Temple (Hindu shrine to Shiva) is in Srisailam town which is in Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh. From Hyderabad it’s about 212 KM and 132 km from Nandyal.
Shiva Mallikarjuna Temple timings are :
Sri Brahmarambika Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple
Lingala Gattu - This is a rocky Krishna river bank, where every rock is said to be an image of Lord Siva. Hence the name Lingala Gattu.
Srisailam-Nagarjuna Sagar Tiger Reserve - This is the only tiger reserve in Andhra Pradesh. Three forest rest houses and 40 bed capacity dormitories for tourists.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Spoorthy Kendra,which has exhibits on Shivaji Maharaj.
Srisailam Sikharam (Peak of the Mountain) from where you can have a bird's eye view of all of Srisailam.
Chenchu Lakshmi Museum - A museum which has exhibits on tribal people living in Andhra Pradesh.
Patala Ganga - People take a holy bath here. The water is supposed to be very pure and have healing properties for skin diseases.
Sakshi Ganapati - Before visiting Srisailam everyone will have darshan of Sakshi Ganapati near Srisailam. It is said that Ganapati will note down the names of the visiting devotees.
Akka Mahadevi Caves - Take a boat ride on the river Krishna to reach the caves. The trip to Akka Mahadevi caves is scheduled once a day at 10 in the morning.
The largest tiger reserve in India is Nagarjuna Sagar -Srisailam Tiger Reserve . It covers areas of five districts, Kurnool, Prakasam, Guntur, Nalgonda and Mahbubnagar. 3,728 km2 (1,439 sq. mi) is the total area of the tiger reserve. for many tourists and pilgrims are attracted to reservoirs and temples of Srisailam.
In 1978 Nagarjuna Sagar-Srisailam Sanctuary was notified under the protection of Project Tiger in 1983. In 1992 it renamed as Rajiv Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary. During British colonial rule hat is before 1947 the southern half was under control of the British and the northern half of the reserve was controlled by the rulers of the princely State of Hyderabad.
40 Tigers were counted in 1983 in reserve. Due to grazing ¸high poaching, exploitation of trees, grazing, fires and bamboo. Improvements in water resources, check dams, artificial troughs, new fire lines, salt licks and better protection has helped restore the habitat. There were 94 tigers reported in 1989. The habitat suffered severely due to many factors.
Other Tour Packages :
Between 9pm to 6 am Srisailam entry road gates are be closed. Srisailam is in Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh. Srisailam is located at bank of Krishna River. Srisailam dam is on the way to Mallikarjuna Jyothirlinga. Srisailam rooms booking online for Haritha Hotel by APTDC can be done by Serendipity holidays as we are authorised agents of Andhra Pradesh tourism.
Serendipity Holidays also provides Weekend Srisailam mallikarjun Jyothirlinga Tour package from Hyderabad or Srisailam Mallikarjun Jyothirlinga yatra at budget.
Srisailam Tour Packages are customized according to the group sizes. Srisailam Jyothirlinga temple can only be accessed through road and there are no railways or airports in the small town.
Akka Mahadevi caves can also be seen in sightseeing of Srisailam. Akka Mahadevi caves tour packages requires to travel in ferry.
Kardalivan Yatra is also one of the added journeys near Srisailam.
How to go to Mallikarjun Jyotirling?
It is in the town of Srisailam. It takes 6hrs from Hyderabad to reach Srisailam from Hyderabad.
Is it possible to visit Srisailam without staying a night there?
Yes, one can have a day trip of Srisailam from Hyderabad. Night staying is not required.
Are there restaurants to eat in Srisailam?
Yes there are many restaurants where you get food North Indian and south Indian.
How much time does it take to reach Mallikarjun Jyotirling from Hyderabad?
It takes 6-7 hrs to reach Srisailam from Hyderabad as there s forest area of 90kms, Srisailam dam where tourists spent 1hr for photographs and sightseeing followed by lunch on the way.
Are Cabs available from Hyderabad to Srisailam?
Yes you may call +91 9848 220 745 for cabs it at a reasonable rate fro Srisailam from Hyderabad.
Mallikarjun Temple of Srisailam is in which state?
Srisailam in in Andhra Pradesh state