Weekend getaways are one thing that is really catching up , it is the best way to get away from the daily routine and feel rejuvenated and recharged all over again. With every person maintaining a hectic schedule , it becomes real essential to just pack off for a day or two in a nice and serene place with family , friends or just on your own.
Whether you are adventure lover or wildlife person or some one who loves historic places the surroundings of Hyderabad offers it all. Here are some handpicked weekend getaways near the city of pearls and Nizams.
Distance from Hyderabad : 134 kms
Away from the chaotic daily madness of the city life, Bidar is a walk down to Indian history. Though Bidar is a urban dwelling now, the ancient forts like the famous Bidar fort, Chaubara and many other religious monuments here are worth exploring. And the best part is that it can be easily done on a one-day trip from Hyderabad.
Distance from Hyderabad : 135 kms
This lovely green place is named after a Nizam and is famed as the ‘Kohinoor Diamond’ place as it is here this precius gem originally belonged. Not to miss here is the 700 years old huge banyan tree while on a weekend getaway.
Distance from Hyderabad : 160 kms
A favored weekend destination by many Hyderabad locals you will be spellbound by the scenic location here owing to the spectacular dam. An ideal weekend getaway from Hyderabad, you can visit the place alone or take some friends along. Just be sure to do the bookings in advance.
Distance from Hyderabad : 213 kms
When monsoon or winter is near, Srisailam must be your weekend getaway choice. You can explore Sri Bhramaramba Mallikarjuna Temple atop Nallamalai Hills and take a dip at Patal Ganga . Also there is Akkamahadevi Caves to explore that can be reached either by a boat or by rope-way, depending on what suits you better.
Distance from Hyderabad : 236 kms
If historic places and ancient temples interest you then this is the place for you. The serenity and ancient relics can transport you back to a different era. Nearby Belum is famed for its ancient era caves and 14th century fort. The Natural rock formations of Rock Garden Oravakallu is a sight not to miss.
Distance from Hyderabad : 274 kms
Visit this place if you wish for an excellent holiday this weekend. The famous temples, few barrages, parks, museums, caves and forests make this place a rich mix of tourist attractions that you can’t afford to miss out when in Hyderabad.
Distance from Hyderabad : 307 kms
The perfect place to find tranquility and an peace to de-stress you in every way is Guntur. There are various places like Viswa Nagar, Amaravathi,Kotappakonda, Krishna Barrage in the town. One can also explore the Uppalapadu bird century and Undavalli caves of 4th and 5th century while on a trip here.
Distance from Hyderabad : 340 kms
This is the port city with lovely beaches , here you can also enjoy the Krisnha River just before it meets the the Bay of Bengal. Enjoy the lovely and picturesque scenery here by the sea ; and take the pleasure of fishing too. Along with all this you can find some religious places too.
Distance from Hyderabad :370kms
One of the most famous weekend getaways from Hyderabad Hampi is famed for its ancient temples. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as it houses the ancient Virupaksha Temple and with many other monuments of ancient era. The ruined Hazara Rama Temple Complex here is famed for its Ramayana time inscriptions and intricate cravings .
Distance from Hyderabad : 411 kms
There was a time when you knew this place as Vatapi. Badami now will take you to ‘rock cut temples’, especially the 4 sandstone cave temples here are just spectacular and you dare not give them a miss. You can also visit the famed Badami caves and some forts nearby to get a good glimpse of the ancient down.
While these may be a handful, but it will surely take some time before you complete the list of these weekend getaways from Hyderabad.
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