The city that is right on the tail of becoming one of the megacities in India, Hyderabad is the sprawling city that is filled with energy, spicy biryanis and historical monuments. But like all the other major cities in India, sometimes you need a break from the non-stop hustle and head out of the bustling streets. With that being said, here’s a list of road trips that you can take from the city of Hyderabad;
Hyderabad to Gulbarga
At a distance of 231 kilometers from the city, Gulbarga is a place of historical intrigue. Being a part of the Nizam dynasty, the architectural designs are Islamic and it is stunning. Visit the Gulbarga fort, the gorgeous Jama Masjid, and go trekking or camp out at the nearby island. Another sight that is worth seeing is the Chandrampalli Dam.
Hyderabad to Badami
Located 420 kilometers from Hyderabad, the ride to Badami can be a little arduous, but that doesn’t change anything because all the effort is worth it. The Agastya lake in Badami is a place of stunning natural beauty and you can get lost in its view. You can also visit the Badami fort which offers breathtaking views that will make you forget about the long journey that you had to take to get there.
Hyderabad to Kurnool
Located on the banks of the river Tungabhadra, Kurnool is a picturesque place that you can reach in three hours. Two more rivers flow through Kurnool, adding to its beauty. You can visit the Belum caves which are the second longest and largest caves in the country. The Konda Reddy fort, which is an important landmark of Kurnool has Arabic and Persian inscriptions that are sure to transport you back to a different era. Wildlife enthusiasts can also visit the Rollapadu Bird Sanctuary.
Hyderabad to Hampi
A place famous for its historic ruins, Hampi is situated 373 kilometers from Hyderabad and has a lot to offer. It is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the region is filled with beautifully designed temples and other structures that evoke an inexplicable sense of calm in its visitors. With carvings and sculptures depicting scenes from the Ramayana and the beautiful sight that is created when the sun slowly sets over the ancient structures, Hampi is a place that every traveler should go to.
Hyderabad to Nagarjuna Sagar
The ideal choice to go on a road trip from Hyderabad, Nagarjuna Sagar is located just 164 kilometers from the city. Walk along the Nagarjuna Sagar dam, take a boat ride to the Nagarjunakonda Valley or just take in the beautiful sight of the Ethipothala Waterfall when in Nagarjuna Sagar.
Why are you holding on? There you have it, a list of road trips that you can take from the city of Hyderabad. Plan them right away!
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