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Mallela Theertham Waterfalls

Mallelatheertham is the natural water fall in Nallamala Forests. All
around highest mountains and thick forests adds to beauty of the nature. Mallela Theertham Waterfall located about 9 Kms away from Vatuvarlapalli village, 8 kms off the Hyderabad-Srisailam highway and at a distance of nearly 140 km from Hyderabad in Nallamalla Forest. 

Deep within the thick deciduous forest lays the Mallela Theertham. The bumpy road and 250 muddy steps lead you down the valley to reach the waterfalls. This place is perfect for picnicking and bathing. The water from tiny stream gushes down the falls and flows through dense forest and finally mixes with Krishna RiverThe state of Telangana has many wildlife destinations located in pristine forests. One among them is Mallela Theertham, which is located 8 kms off the Hyderabad-Srisailam highway and at a distance of nearly 140 km from Hyderabad in Nallamalla Forest. The region is a pristine tourist spot.

The Krishna River flows close by here in the forests of Mahabubnagar district in the state of Telangana. Mallela Theertham is quite popular for its beautiful nature and breathtaking waterfalls where the water cascades down from a height of 150 feet. It is located in the midst of the dense forest region. A series of descending steps provides access to this waterfall. It is believed that the water here carries many herbs from the deep forest, with the ability to cure several skin diseases.

The major attraction here is the 150-feet high waterfalls. With dense forest around, the picturesque waterfalls offers an amazing sight. The dense foliage including rocky hills also makes Mallela Theertham an ideal destination for trekking. For tourists who prefer adventure trips, spending time at the nature’s haven of Mallela Theertham offers a worthwhile experience.

According to local legend, several sages had performed penance to Lord Shiva in ancient times while large congregations of devotees attend the Maha Shivaratri Festival at this spot. The best time to visit this place is from October to February. The high mountains in the surrounding region and thick forest cover lend a unique beauty to this place, which is bestowed immensely by nature. From Mallela Theertham, Srisailam is at a distance of 40-50 km.

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