Imagine spending time amidst lush greenery, exotic flora, rich fauna and refreshing waterfall. Doesn’t this make a setting for an enjoyable vacation? Mallela Theertham which is situated quite close to the city of hyderabad is place worth visiting. On the highway from Hyderabad to Srisailam, Mallela Theertham is at a distance of 185 km from Hyderabad and is 58 kms away from Srisailam, another popular weekend getaway from Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. The Mallela Theertham waterfalls is around 9 Kms away from the Vatuvarlapalli village.
Mallela Theertham is a natural waterfall in the middle of Nallamala Forest presenting a mesmerizing natural setting to spend few relaxed days. It is one of the best waterfalls presenting soothing environment as well as excitement to be under natural waterfall all at the same time. With a height of around 500 feet, the Mallela Theertham Waterfalls makes for a sight worth capturing. Located in the dense Nallamala forest which is also part of the Srisailam Tiger Reserve, the area boasts of rich fauna and exotic fauna adding on to the charm of the waterfall and surrounding area. To access the Mallela Theertham waterfall, walking almost 350 steps downward are required.
We at Weekend Getaways from Hyderabad, a division of Holidays DNA arrange weekend getaway trips to Mallela Theertham. The best time to plan your Mallela Theertham trip is during the months of October to February. The months from March to June are mostly dry and monsoon season makes it difficult to travel on the kutcha road which leads to the waterfall.
Since its very near to Srisailam, the place also has religious importance and attracts religious tourists as well along with nature lovers. According to legends, various sages have performed worships for Lord Shiva who himself appeared in front of devotees.