10 Places to visit in Telangana for a ladies only trip
Telangana is much more than Hyderabad & Hyderabad is much more than just the mouth watering Biryani!! Southern part of India remains largely unexplored and that's exactly what makes it worthy of a girl gang trip.
We all are stuck in our busy lifestyles and especially when it comes to Metropolitan Cities, the life runs on clock and we are spending most of our time working. In such dire times we need a small break to freshen up our mind and relax our soul. For working class the only time they get freedom is on weekends and once in a month it becomes necessary to back our bags and head to some adventure and recollection of our thoughts. What is better than planning a perfect weekend getaway at some most interesting and calming places? If you are living and working robot in Hyderabad, here are some places you can plan your women only getaway. Do not forget to pack your Biryani on the way back home because there is going to be some major confusion while choosing your suitable destinations. These all places are perfect in their own essence and it will be tough choice to make.
When you think about Hyderabad, first thought pops up is ‘Hyderabadi Biryani’ and I know your mouth is watering right now, moving on! While city is popular for its spicy cuisines, there is much more to do while in Hyderabad. Charminar is the one of the historic and iconic landmark of the city, surrounded with noisy bazars and thus known as old city. Due to technology and increasing cyber industry the new city is called Hitech city or Cyberabad. It is the capital and largest city of Telangana. The city of mosques and noisy bazars, it has some of the most stunning places to visit like Ramoji Film City, Birla Mandir, Golconda Fort, Salar Jung Museum, and Hussain Sagar Lake. The city serves a right blend of people and traditions with sprinkle amazing, frustrating and thrilling experience.
This place is just treat for the eyes, making you fall in love with its scenic beauty. The mountain range of Papikondalu runs along Godavari River in Rajahmundary. The river when gets narrower, it turns and twists with Papi Hills giving a magical view. Due to its quaint beauty and mesmerizing nature, it is often compared with beauty of Kashmir. It takes only 30 minutes from Hyderabad to this heartwarming visual experience.
World’s largest masonry dam protected with 26 gates. Due its great magnificence it has become great tourist attraction. In the sizzling water you can have a wonderful experience in cruise or do boating. A very elegant picturesque view of heavy fall is another treat to the eyes. The ancient Buddhist excavations are found in the middle of Nagarjuna sagar and one way journey takes approx. 45 minutes. It is almost 3 hours from Hyderabad and one can enjoy enchanting experience of boating and picnic.
It was ruled by the Kakatiya Dynasty and was originally known as Orugallu meaning ‘one stone.’ The thousand pillar temple built by Kakatiya King Rudra Deva in 1163 AD in Chalukyan style temple of architecture is one of the famous historical site of Telangana. The highlight of the region is Warangal Fort which a great piece of architectural design. Another aesthetic temple with intricate sculptures and perfectly carved pillars is Ramalingeshwara Temple. For peaceful experience in the district with alluring piece of nature is Bogatha Waterfall, a very magnificent back drop for awesome pictures. The journey from Hyderabad to this magical place is just three hours and travel is worth it.
Located in Khammam District in Telangana, it is the key Pilgrimage of the state. It is situated at the banks of Godavari River and known as the Temple Town. During exile of Lord Rama, his wife Sita and his brother Lakshmana believed in our Indian Mythology that town was known as Dandakaranya Forest and they visited here at that time. Do visit Bhadrachala Rama Temple which has beautiful idols of Lord Rama, Sita and Lakshmana are said to be self-manifested here. Do visit this magnificent piece of history and architecture which is six hours away from Hyderabad.
The perfect mix of mythology, craft-work, history and astounding beauty of nature. Due to this place has been part of many dynasties this place is filled with very interesting history facts and elements. The Revered Sage Vade Vyas once performed heavy atonement at this place thus getting this place a great mythological significance. With passage of Satpura Hills and Godavari River, Adilabad is rich with beauty of nature. The cultural scene of this place is melange of native Telugu and Marathi elements. The place way to explore this place is to start with mesmerizing Kuntala Waterfalls. The town was also famously known as ‘land of toys’ due to its 14th Century craft work which turns anything normal to beautiful paintings, toys, and Utilities. Almost six hours away from Hyderabad is perfect place for weekend getaway.
The city with great history and intriguing cultural heritage has become a perfect tourist attraction. Only two hours away from Hyderabad, this place is best suitable for a small cozy weekend. The roots of this city goes back to Paleolithic Age and there are various evidences sighted from Yeleswaram. Also, it shows slight hints of Neolithic culture as well with unearthing of sling stones and similar objects. Do visit Bhuvangiri Fort or Bhongir Fort which amazing desination that speaks all about history itself, then for Mythological places Yadagiri Gutta, Surendrapuri are your best bid.
The ‘city of Nizams’ is a major urban suburb and third largest city of Telangana. Under one roof the city stores great history, religion and natural resources like lakes and rivers. While at Nizamabad don’t forget to seek bleesings at Neelkanteshwara Temple. Pocharam Wildlife Sanctuary and Mallaram Forest will behold you in the laps of nature. It is four hours away from Hyderabad and is cute little stop for an interesting weekend.
The Khammam Fort is a major tourist destinations because of rich history of Hindu and Muslim reign. This place has played its major role with freedom struggles and thus filled with enriching history. Just 200 km and is four away from Hyderabad is an awesome place for spending your weekend. Narsimhadri Temple on the hill top is believed to be 1.6 million old, hence the city drives its name from pillar of rock called as ‘Khamba.’ Other than these two exquisite places and another major attractions are Jammalapuram Temple, Kamam Bazar, Palair Lake, and Gandhi Chowk.
Located on the northern part of Deccan Plateau, is known as ‘twin city’ of Hyderabad. The city of Secunderabad and Hyderabad are divided by Hussain Sagar Lake. Home of many Parsis and Anglo Indians, there is also significant presence of army and air force personnel. Be ready to be stunned with architecture of Paigah Palace, an embodiment of Indo-European culture. Also visit Secunderabad clock tower, Shamirpet Lake, Peddamma Temple, and All Saints Church. The night view at Hussain Sagar Lake is breathtaking.
Honorary Mention: Belum Caves - Andhra Pradesh
Yes the blog is about Telangana and not Andhra Pradesh but well Belum caves is one of the most sought after weekend getaway destinations from Hyderbad and is a must visit for all travel bloggers and enthusiasts alike. We travel abroad for experiencing unique rock formations like this in Cappadocia in Turkey so why not visit this beauty in our very own incredible India. Belum caves is located roughly around 350 KM by road from Hyderabad.
These places are fun, intriguing and calm which is best for you to wash away all your stress. We here at Wander Womaniya ensure comfort, adventure and one of the best experiences for you. Blogs like such is our way to convey the importance of research before selecting a trip. We really hope this helped you a little to plan your next trip and all the Ladies out there, just pack your bags, brush your hair because it’s time to hop on to your solo trip.