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Top Places To Visit In Srisailam in 2023

Srisailam is a town in the Nandyal district of Andhra Pradesh. It is a holy place and a place for nature lovers. This place is famous for Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga and many such holy places. It is surrounded by forest areas. It is a popular place in Andhra Pradesh. So, here are the top nine places you can visit in Srisailam.


1. Srisailam Tiger Reserve

The total area of the tiger reserve is 3568 acres, making it one of the largest tiger reserves in India. Srisailam tiger reserve is also referred to as Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam tiger reserve. It is the best place for the people who love adventure. you must visit the place.

There is also a facility OF jeep ride for passenger. there is 6 person jeep ride.

Timing:7am – 5 pm

Price: Rs 800 ( for 6 Jeep passenger)

2. Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple

The Mallikarjuna Swamy temple is the most celebrated temple in the town, it was built by King Harihara Raya of Vijaynagar. It is dedicated to Goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva. Therefore, this temple is referred to as one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Shiva and one of the eighteen Shakti Peethas centres of Hindu goddesses.

Address: srisailam, dist-kurnool, Andhra Pradesh

timingsTemple : 4:30am to 10:00pm

Best time to visit: March to October

To reach their

By Airways

Kurnool Airport (180 km)

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad (202km)

By Railway

Markapur railway station(80 km away from Srisailam)

By Bus

Srisailism bus stand (1km)

3. Srisailam Dam

One of the main centres of attraction for the town. It is located in Telangana and it is also one of the 12 largest hydroelectric projects in India. One of the best things to do there is to spend some quality time with friends and family. you can see the gurgling water of River Krishna. It is the best place for the nature lover.

Timings: 6:00 am to 5:00 pm

Time required: 1-2 hours

Entry fee: free

Transportation option: Bus/Cab/Auto

4. Akkamahadevi Caves

The Akkamahadevi caves are around 10 kilometres away from Srisailam in Telangana. It is located right across the perennial Krishna River. The caves are located in the eastern ghats of Andhra Pradesh. It is an adventurous place.

Best time to visit: monsoon and winter

Timings: open all day but the boat ride starts at 10.30 am

Entry fee: Rs 350 per person(boat ride)


1. To carry enough water and a pair of flashlights or candles while entering the caves.

2. you can get tickets for boating from Patala Ganga.

5. Pathala Ganga

The river Krishna flows near Srisailam hills. It is near Srisailam temple, in the heart of Srisailam hills and Nallamalla forests. This lake has many specialities and the beauty of the water is awesome. There are also many spiritual reasons to visit this place. Pathala Ganga is a place where visitors take a holy dip in the river Krishna. It also has safety devotes for the visitors.

It has a facility of ropeway and boating to see the beautiful view.

Ropeway timings: 6:00 am to 5:30 pm

Boating timings: 9 am to 5 pm

Price of ropeway:

Adult- Rs50 (two ways)

Child- Rs35 (two ways)

Price of boating:

Adult- Rs50 (two ways)

Child- Rs35 (two ways)

6. Chenchu Lakshmi Tribal Museum

Chenchu Lakshmi Tribal Museum is the best place to have an experience in Srisailam. This museum can be seen at the entrance of Srisailam. There is a statue in the Museum of Chenchu Lakshmi. In this museum, there is also seen the life of tribal and livelihood.

Timings to visit Chenchu Lakshmi Tribal Museum is from 8.30 am to 8:00 pm

The entry fee for visiting the museum is Rs 10 (per person)

7. Ishtakameshwari Devi temple

Ishtakameshwari Devi temple is an ancient temple which is located inside the caves. This temple is 20km away from Srisailam. This temple is devoted to Goddess Parvati. It is also said as the forehead of the goddess is natural as human skin. It is a beautiful temple surrounded by the forest.

The time to visit Ishtakameshwari Devi temple is from 5.00 am to 9.00 pm

8.Bhramaramba Devi Temple

Bhramaramba Devi Temple is one of the 18 shakti pethas in India. It is a very popular place in Srisailam. Goddess Parvati is worshipped in this temple. Goddess Parvati is worshipped in the form of Brahman Shakti. In this temple, the goddess is with eight arms.

The best time to visit this temple is during the Navratri.

Timings: 4.30 am to 10 pm

9. Octopus Viewpoint

Octopus Viewpoint is a site seeing a place with an amazing view. It is around 30 km away from the Srisailam temple. It is called an octopus viewpoint because of the river flowing which seems an octopus.

The time to visit is from 8.30 pm to 5.00 pm.

It is a trendy place for visitors to visit in Srisailam.

Places to Stay in Srisailam

If you are looking for a stay in Srisailam then here you can choose budget-friendly hotels for a stay according to your needs and budget.

For more places to stay visit Hotel Accommodation in Srisailam.

Frequently Asked Question

1. What are places to visit in Srisailam?

Mallikarjun Swamy temple, Jyotirlinga templeS, Srisailam dam, Pathala Ganga, octopus viewpoint, Akka Mahadevi caves, Ista Kameswari temple and many more places to visit.

2. What are the rules and regulations in Srisailam?

No Western clothes are allowed in the temple premises because It is a holy place with pilgrimage sites. People have to wear traditional clothes while visiting the temple.

3. How many days are needed to visit Srisailam?

To visit places in Srisailam 1-2 days are needed to be in Srisailam.

4. Which month is good for Srisailam?

The best month to visit Srisailam is November, December, January, February and March. During these months the atmosphere is cool and people enjoy it more during that time.

5. Is Srisailam a hilly area?

yes, the most sacred spot is located 8 km away from the main temple at a height of 2830 feet.

6. What are the four gateways of Srisailam?

Tripurantakam, siddavatam, Alampura and umamaheswaram.

7. What is the forest timing in Srisailam?

From 7:00 am to 5:00 pm people can visit the forest after that no vehicles are allowed to visit because it is a forest place.


Srisailam is the best place to visit in India. It is a holy place and the temple at Srisailam is an ancient and sacred place in south India. 1-2 day trip t Srisailam will be a memorable trip due to its nature and beautiful view. It is a must visiting place.

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