Farahabad View point

Farahabad View Point or hill station is located near Munnanur inside Amrabad Tiger Reserve in Nallamalla Forest, Amrabad mandal, Nagarkurnool district of Telangana State. Altitude of the place is about 914 meters or around 3000 feet above sea level

Farahabad literally translates to 'Mount Pleasant'. The place offers a stay in the wild, trekking and
traditional ride through river. It is an ideal destination for adventure and nature lovers. The Tiger wilds jungle camp located here provides camping facilities. The spot is an eco-paradise, rich in Flora and Fauna, including tiger, neelgai, sambar and spotted deer.

It is an area primarily utilized by the erstwhile Nizams of Hyderabad for hunting and recreation. 

Farhabad view point is about 9 kilometers from Farhabad entrance gate and it is part of Safari route. It is located in the dense Nallamalla Forest. This place also offers a traditional ride through the river which flows among the Nallamalla hills.

Farahabad View Point 1
The forest area, called as Farahabad forest area is about 140 kms from Hyderabad, on the way to Srisailam near Billakarl. This scenic location, called as the Farahabad View Point overseeing Mallucheruvu lake gives you breathtaking experience. The Nizams of Hyderabad protected this place and made it a personal retreat. Although now completely abandoned, this beautiful place can be a never fading memory of nature.

Farahabad View Point 2:
Once a retreat of the Nizams of the Hyderabad, the beautiful forest area of Farahabad is almost a virgin place and is gaining more popularity these days. It is left to the highway en-route to Srisailam from Hyderabad. There is a government operated security post and a safari experience into the jungle to reach this place, the Farahabad View Point.

Farahabad Forest View Point 3:
The beautiful Nallamala forest offers many pictuesque locations to tourists. This unforgettable view is called as the Farahabad View Point and is located 12 kms left to the Hyderabad Srisailam highway. There are steps down this above-sea level rock that gives breathtaking views of the Nallamala Jungle and the Mallucheruvu lake that you can see from there.

Safari timings: 7 AM to 4 PM daily.
Safari Ride Price: Rs. 800 for every two hours

When to visit
This place has a very cool climate all over the year. Best time to visit the place is from august to Feb.Interestingly  one could not see each other during winters, such is the beauty of mist in this place.

Where to Stay
  • Forest Department arranges trips to Farahabad View point from Mannanur.
  • Visitors also prefer to have a jungle stay in this station, which is also made safely by the state government of Telangana. 
  • Best camping ground here is the Tiger wilds jungle camp, which arranges camping ground for the visitors.
  • Good and comfortable accommodation is available at Forest Rest House at Mannanur and at Farahabad view point hill.
  • Tourists can also avail multiple stay options near Nagarjunsagar Dam and Srisailam dam.
  • One can also stay at Tiger wild reserve, where camping is available.
– Hyderabad to Farahabad View point is 156 Kms (close to 4 hours drive from Hyderabad)
– Hyderabad to Munnanur in Mahabubnagar District is 138 Kms (its a 3 hour drive from Hyderabad). Munnanur is the starting point for Nagarjunsagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve.

Amrabad is around 160 kms from Hyderabad basically its on the way to a popular Hindu Pilgrims place named Srisailam which is further 80 kms

Nearby Tourist Attraction:
– Srisailam Dam Project
– Sangameshwara Temple
– Pillalamarri Banyan Tree
– Mallelatheertham
– Nagarjunsagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve
– Nagarkurnool ( Near by city )
– Kollapur