Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Hyderabad

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Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Hyderabad
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Our Executive Chauffeur with Licenced English speaking guide will report at your place of stay within Hyderabd city limits to embark onto the most impregnable Fort at Golconda, which is 12 kms approximately from Hyderabad city hotels. You have an option to see the panoramic views from Baradari after you climb 365 steps one way up. You have also an option to explore 90% of Fort area by walk. Guide will clap to wake up the napping guards !!! Incredible Eco system can reach 400 ft top. The Tour will continue to see the Royal Necropolis (Qutub Shahi tombs) of Golconda Rulers and further to explore lots of monuments in the old part of Hyderabad.
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In Brief

Location:
Hyderabad, India
Country:
India
Duration:
8 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
All entrance fees included
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Led by a local guide
Instant Confirmation
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Stop At: Golconda Fort, Ibrahim Bagh, Hyderabad 500008 India

Golconda Fort, "Shepherd's Hill" is a fortified citadel and an early capital city of the Qutb Shahi dynasty (c.1512–1687), The region has produced some of the world's most famous diamonds, including the colorless Koh-i-Noor (now owned by the United Kingdom. There are 365 steps one way to get the full stories and panoramic views of the plains

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Qutab Shahi Tombs, Toli Chowki 1 Km from Golconda Fort, Hyderabad 500008 India

The Qutb Shahi Tombs are located in the Ibrahim Bagh (garden precinct), close to the famous Golconda Fort in Hyderabad, India. They contain the tombs and mosques built by the various kings of the Qutb Shahi dynasty. The galleries of the smaller tombs are of a single storey while the larger ones are two storied. In the center of each tomb is a sarcophagus which overlies the actual burial vault in a crypt below. The domes were originally overlaid with blue and green tiles, of which only a few pieces now remain

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Lumbini Park, along the banks of Hussain Sagar Lake, Hyderabad 500004 India

Lumbini Park is a small public, urban park of 7.5 acres adjacent to Hussain Sagar, named after Lumbini of Nepal dedicated to Lord Buddha.

Pass By: Hussain Sagar Lake, 2 km from Hyderabad Center, Hyderabad India

Hussain Sagar is a heart-shaped lake built by Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah in 1563 AD occupying 5.7 square kilometres and is fed by the River Musi. A large monolithic statue of the Gautama Buddha, erected in 1992, stands on Gibraltar Rock in the middle of the lake. It also separates the city centre of Hyderabad from its neighborhood Secunderabad. The maximum depth of the lake is 32 feet.

Pass By: Buddha Statue, Hussain Sagar Khairatabad, Hyderabad 500029 India

World’s largest monolithic granite statue of Lord Buddha was erected in 985 stood at 58 feet (18 m) and weighed 350 tons, on the "Rock of Gibraltar in the middle of Hussain Sagar.
This statue is located at Lumbini Park in the Hussain Sagar Island can be reached by boat in 15 minutes.

Pass By: Birla Mandir, Naubath Pahad Kala Pahad, Nr. Hussainsagar Lake, Hyderabad 500004 India

Birla Mandir is a Hindu temple, built on a 280 feet (85 m) high hillock called Naubath Pahad on a 13 acres plot. The temple was constructed by Birla Foundation, which has also constructed several similar temples across India, all of which are known as Birla Mandir.

Pass By: Telangana State Legislature, Public Gardens, Red Hills, Lakdikapul, Hyderabad, Telangana 500004, India

The Telangana state Legislative Assembly Building, was built in 1905 to mark the 40th birthday of 6th Nizam Mir Mahboob Ali Khan of Hyderabad state. This white gem of Hyderabad's architectural splendour was designed by specially commissioned architects. It adjoins the picturesque public gardens also known as the famous hanging gardens.

Pass By: Nampally Railway Station, Mahesh Nagar, Abids, Hyderabad, Telangana 500457, India

Hyderabad Deccan (Nampally) railway station was built in 1907 by Osman Ali Khan, the last Nizam of Hyderabad. This marvelous building was once used by the erst while Nizam kings for their personal carriages.

Pass By: Mozamjahi Market, Chandra Vihar, Old Kattal Mandi, Abids, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

Mozamjahi Market is very famous for the fruit and flower market built During the ruling of last Nizam, Mir Osman Ali Khan in 1935 AD

Pass By: High Court, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

The High Court of Telangana is the High Court of the Indian state Telangana. Founded by the 7th Nizam H.E.H Mir Osman Ali Khan, initially it was set up as High Court of Hyderabad for the then Princely State of Hyderabad Deccan and later renamed High Court of Andhra Pradesh, as it was set up on 5 November 1956 under the States Reorganisation Act, 1956

Pass By: Char Kaman, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Char Kaman (meaning four gates) are four historical structures located near Charminar were built in 1592. Charminar Kaman, Machli Kaman, Kali Kaman and Sher-e-Batil-Ki-Kaman

Stop At: Charkaman, Charminar, Hyderabad 500082 India

Charminar is more than 400 years old landmark in the Old City of Hyderabad was designed as its centerpiece. The city was spread around the Charminar in four different quadrants and chambers, segregated according to the established settlements. Towards the north of Charminar is the Char Kaman, or four gateways, constructed in the cardinal direction. There is an option to climb the stairs through entry fees (not opened on fridays)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mecca Masjid, Charminar, Hyderabad 500002 India

Makkah Masjid is a congregational mosque in with a capacity of 20,000, built around 17th Cen AD by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, the fifth ruler of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, commissioned bricks to be made from the soil brought from Mecca. During Fridays after noon prayers are offered.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Laad Bazaar, Hyderabad 500002 India

Laad Bazaar is a very old market popular for bangles located on one of the four main roads that branch out from the historic Charminar. Laad meaning lacquer is used to make bangles, on which artificial diamonds are studded. In this 1-kilometer (0.62 mi)-long shopping strip, most of the shops sell bangles, saris, wedding related items, and imitation jewelry.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hyderabad, Hyderabad, Hyderabad District, Telangana

Irani cafés were originally opened by Zoroastrian Irani immigrants to British India in the 20th century fleeing Islamic persecution in West Asia and Central Asia boasting popular for Irani chai (tea). Hyderabad also boasts with special Nizamia (osmania) Biscuits.

Duration: 30 minutes

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air conditioned vehicle with professional driver
  • Licensed Proffessional guide
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea - Irani Chai with Osmania Buiscuites at Charminar area in the old city of Hyderabad
  • Entrance fees to ONLY Golconda Fort & Qutub Shahi Tombs:Included
  • Entry/Admission - Golconda Fort
  • Entry/Admission - Qutab Shahi Tombs

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Lunch is not included, Guide will suggest Ethnic Hyderabadi cuisine
  • Stairs inside Charminar, you can buy entrance directly
  • Entry/Admission - Charminar

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
we pickup from any hotel within Hyderabad city limits. While making booking, please ensure you give your place of stay details correctly.

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • A maximum of 2 people per one vehicle
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.91 out of 5 based on the last 11 recent reviews

I highly recommend this tour. This was a full day of sightseeing in Hyderabad. I was picked up at my Hyderabad hotel at 9AM. My guide was extremely knowledgeable of the history of Hyderabad; you're pretty much being guided by a historian. I visited Charminar, Golconda Fort, the Laad Bazaar, and the Warangal Fort. It was very interesting how my guide connected the histories from each site. I was taking photos too and he showed me the best spots to take the best photos. The tour was to be 10 hours but I cut it short after 7 hours. It was hot and humid but the air-conditioned care was a pleasure. The guide and the driver would keep going but we saw a lot in the 7 hours. I was then taken back to my hotel. Highly recommended! Thank you so much for taking me around in Hyderabad!
• Submitted 17 Sep 2019
I took several tours with Mr. Srinu, all of them very interesting, l learned about the culture, the history. The guide is very knowledgeable and ready to answer all India related questions, not just related to the place visited. Enjoyable!
• Submitted 31 Aug 2018
I was in Hyderabad for work and had a day off to do some sightseeing. I was picked up at my hotel and got to see all the main sights. I would recommend if in town.
• Submitted 30 May 2018
Our travel guide, John, was great. Very knowledgeable of the history and great companion for the day. We started at the Golconda Fort, climbed to the top and could see all of Hyderabad. Definitely go first thing in the morning and bring plenty of water and sun protection. The architecture of the Qutb Shahi Tombs is beautiful. They are currently in the middle of restoring the tombs, so it's interesting to see what they look like before, during and after restoration. I believe restoration is ongoing through 2021-2022. We stopped for lunch at a local briyani restaurant for lunch and tried the veg and chicken briyani. Last stop was Charminar. By this time it was the middle of the afternoon and very hot. We walked through the bazaar and to the monument. We didn't spend too much time here as we had had enough of the heat and sun and decided to head back to the hotel. Would highly recommend this tour.
• Submitted 30 Apr 2018
The Hyderabad Tour was great! My favorite part was the Golconda Fort. The tour guide added many important historic details that made the tour memorable. We visited additional sites that followed my interests such as palaces, tombs and lunch by Hussain Sagar Lake.
• Submitted 25 Nov 2017
Fantastic tour, our guide Srini went above and beyond for the group. We had some extra stops we wanted to make and he took us to some special local places that were exactly what we were looking for. He was super knowledgable, as well as patient lot of photographers in our group and we learned a lot. The small group made it feel really special, definitely recommend booking!
• Submitted 05 Nov 2017
Amazing! The private tour was unexpected, but my Tour Guide Karuna Nhidi was easily the best tour guide I have ever known.
• Submitted 11 Oct 2017
Srini was an incredibly knowledgeable and helpful guide. I felt like I came away with a great appreciation of the unique aspects of Hyderabad and its history. The Golconda fort and Charminar were definitely highlights of the tour. Highly recommended for anyone wanting to cover as much of Hyderabad's history as possible in a single day.
• Submitted 10 Sep 2017
I really enjoyed the tour of Hyderabad. Madhu was a great guide; he provided lots of information on the history of Hyderabad and India in general. A great way to see a lot of the sites in a short amount of time, while also learning the history.
• Submitted 12 May 2017
Very educational and fun trip. My tour guide Kumar gave me an excellent tour of his city.
• Submitted 09 Apr 2017
Superb experience! We will come back there as a lot still to see, and engage your services! Thank you.
• Submitted 21 Aug 2016

In Brief

Location:
Hyderabad, India
Country:
India
Duration:
8 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
All entrance fees included
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Led by a local guide
Instant Confirmation