of the most beautiful Hill Stations of Andhra Pradesh, Horsley Hills is
located at an altitude of 4,100 ft is 144 km from Tirupati and 140 km
from Bangalore. The journey to Horsley Hills is as beautiful as the
destination - a dense growth of Eucalyptus, Jacaranda, Mohogony,
Gulmohar, natural sandal wood and many other exotic trees will never
once leave your side.
Bask in its soft sunshine, explore the
greens or have a conversation with the clouds... enjoy Horsley Hills,
any way you want to.
For those looking for a truly adventurous
holiday, Horsley Hills is the place to be. Be it group or individual
activities, you will find it all here. APTDC has partnered with Freak
Outs, a Bangalore based adventure sports club to bring you a host of
Bungee Run -
The object of bungee running is to run as far away as you can,
while a bungee cord pulls you back, eventually you can't pull any more
and you give up and get dragged back to where the cord is anchored.
Usually the bungee run is in a big inflatable (bouncy board). Enjoy
this run in the lush, cool environs of Horsley Hills.
Zorbing or Sphering is the practice of
traveling in a sphere, generally made of transparent plastic, usually
for fun. Zorbing globe-riding is generally performed on a gentle
slope, allowing the rider to roll downhill. Most spheres are
constructed for a single rider, but some hold two or three. The longer
runs are approximately half a mile. Globe-riding is very popular in
hilly terrains like this.
Rappelling is the process of descending a rope under control, used
in rock climbing, mountaineering, caving and canyoneering; used to
descend cliffs or slopes too steep to walk down. Rappelling is the
quickest and easiest way to get the thrill of mountaineering.
Rock Climbing -
rock climbing you will climb up or across natural rock formations or
man-made rock walls with the goal of reaching the summit of a
formation or the endpoint of a pre-defined route. In rock climbing you
need to climb by supporting your weight with your hands. Rock climbing
is a physically and mentally demanding sport, one that often tests
your strength, endurance, agility, and balance along with your mental
control. The wide variety of rock formations around the these hills
have made this such a popular sport here.
Trekking - You
can trek the region around and if lucky enough, you may come across
animals like Bears, Wild Dogs, Jungle Fowl, Sambars and Panthers can
come across your sight. The splendor of Horsely Hills also led to it
being known as 'Andhra Ooty'. Enjoy glorious days of trekking in this
lush green hills.
Burma Bridge -
Burma Bridge is a three-rope arrangement on the obstacle course
that bridges two ground structures. It's about 7 feet above the
ground. There is one large rope for your feet and two smaller ropes on
either side as hand-holds. The smaller ropes, positioned hip-high, are
knotted at intervals to the larger base rope.
Burma Loops - The
Burma Loops consist of two hand wires, connected to the hand wires are
ropes tied from one side to the other forming a loop that the
participant will use to step on. The challenge begins as soon as you
touch the second loop and your legs start swinging in unison with the
Burma loops. Participating in this high ropes element will build
endurance, problem solving skills, and team concepts/Survivor Games
with our flags.
Set your own personal
challenge as you move from obstacle to obstacle. Each task brings new
challenges, thrills and fun. While this is an intense experience, you
will be closely supervised by trained facilitators. You will also at all
times wear the appropriate safety gear provided. So, get set and do
something totally adventurous.