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Top 5 Weekend Getaways Close to Hyderabad Which You Must Visit

Updated on June 21, 2013

Top 5 Weekend Getaways Close to Hyderabad

Hyderabad is regarded as one of the best tourist attractions in India. It is the capital of Andhra Pradesh and has lots of monuments to see and visit. If you are planning your weekend trip here are the top 5 getaways which are close to Hyderabad and you cannot afford to miss them. Visit them for their history and beauty and you will be amazed.

Charminar in Hyderabad
Charminar in Hyderabad

Badami Heritage is world famous: Badami is said to be located in Karnataka and apart from its rich ancient history it is now famous for rock climbing. The place is said to possess sandstone cliffs and hence it is a hot favorite for those who love to climb rocks. There are large number of temples too in Badami especially the sandstone cave temples which are much revered by the believers. You would also appreciate Badami fort which is yet another historic attraction which was built during the reign of Tipu Sultan.

Hampi has its own story: Hampi is a World Heritage Site and it attracts thousands of tourists throughout the year. It gets its unique identity owing to the presence of boulder hills. There are more than 400 monuments near the city which are worth visiting. You will see the remains of palaces, aquatic structures as well as royal rooms which all lie now in ruined state.

Horsley Hills is Must to Visit Near Hyderabad
Horsley Hills is Must to Visit Near Hyderabad | Source

Horsley Hills are the most magnificent: These are one of the most beautiful hills you might have ever came across. There are a wide variety of flowers and vegetation to be found here which makes it completely unique- be it eucalyptus, mohogony, or sandalwood everything grows in abundance here. It is marked by beautiful sunlight which kisses you amidst the dense vegetation.

Aalankrita Resort is worth staying in: If you love to spend your weekend in calm and relaxing manner then this is the right resort for you. It is filled with greenery thus making you every moment to refresh and soothe yourselves. It is located on the outskirts of Hyderabad. You have a pool, spa, meditation centre, pub and much more to explore in this resort.

Burma Bridge will leave you breathless: What makes Burma Bridge worth visiting is that it is a hanging bridge. It is going to be quite an exciting adventure for you as you walk on the tight ropes moving from one place to another. Well, full precautions are taken from safety point of view and you need not worry about it.

Come to Hyderabad, and enjoy what you have been missing, its fun and adventurous place.

you'll fall in love with the city
you'll fall in love with the city

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    • younghopes profile imageAUTHOR

      Shadaan Alam 

      5 years ago from India

      thanks for sharing, these are not exactly in hyderabad, rather they are close to it, but can be visited

    • rajan jolly profile image

      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      5 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Shadaan, these spots are new to me as I visited Hyderabad more than 20 years back. The city must have changed drastically as have the others.

      Thanks for sharing. Voted up and interesting.

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