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What You Should Know More About Things To Do in Hyderabad
The city of forts and rich heritage bustling with the electric energy of the modern crowd could hardly rule out any fun things to do. The Nizams have had the greatest influence on this city making it one of the grand centres in India back in its heyday. Not just with the cultural heritage, but Hyderabad is sure to woo with its artistic and scholarly mecca. With more and more people congesting in this city, the modern livelihood of people has received a boost instigating numerous fun things to engage in:
Although Hyderabad does not come with the classic mountain or water sports, yet the amusement parks here take care of the adventure activities. It is hard to get bored around this city, as you are always met with something fun at every corner. Check out the adventure activities Hyderabad is famous for:
Snow basketball and snow volleyball
Bungee jumping (Water Park)
Rappelling is the quickest and the easiest method to have an experience similar to mountaineering. You are harnessed carefully to allow you to make a descent from a vertical face that could either be a natural or artificial rock formation. Khajaguda in Hyderabad has a camp that specialises in this activity, which has professional instructors to guide you all the way through.
Rappelling is safe enough to do only when an instructor at the scene is supporting you. It is an extremely dangerous activity that requires another person to ensure your harnesses are intact.
The zesty city life of Hyderabad is skilfully converted to a wholesome spiritual experience at several destinations in the city. It might not be the generic chant of a religion uttered in unison at most of the places that bring the spirituality here, but it is the ethereal construction of some of the buildings, forts and mosques. Book a day solely with a holistic experience, as the city might surprise you in ways you thought was not possible.
Ayyappa Swamy Devasthanam, Uppal
The Church of South India, Hyderabad
Sri Ramakrishna Math, Himayat Nagar
Birla Mandir near Hussain Sagar Lake
Avatar Meher Baba
Ramoji Film City is the major attraction of Hyderabad, which is located almost 28 kilometres away from the city. The tour here would consume your entire day since the area engulfs a staggering 2,000 acres and it is a real challenge to view all of it in a day. Groups of family and friends alike come here all year round as the destination proposes lucrative packages for the visitors. The entry time is from 9 am to 2 pm and it closes at sharp 5:30 pm. These are the most fun things people engage in:
Enjoy the Kids’ Park
Watch live shows
Try the adventure sports
Browse and try the amazing food options
Shop at Meena Bazaar, Movie Magic Memorabilia, and Wild West Souvenirs
Get lazy in the Eco Zone
Hyderabad has two major wildlife sanctuaries that offer stunning safari rides. These safaris stand in a stark contrast with the hustle and bustle of the city, exploring the forests and witnessing the animals in the wild, which is nothing like man made wonders. Being in the very lap of nature, you are bound to drift off to a haze while the greenish lush engulfs you fully.
Hyderabad is one of those places that highlight the essence of street shopping. If you are eager to look for the local and indigenous stuff, then the older part of the city might intrigue you more. With all the sophistication and modernity Hyderabad’s metropolitan city brings the markets located here balance the modernity with the authenticity of Indian goods. Also, these markets are excellent places to test your bargaining skills and what is cheap could be bought at a cheaper price.
Secunderabad General Bazaar
Sunday Book Bazaar
Gudimalkapur Flower Market
Hyderabad’s Go-karting tracks are sure to give an entire family or friends’ group the experience of a lifetime as the centres not only come with the karting tracks but also are equipped with food and drink stalls. Being the only place in India offering the Go-karting experience, the centres ensure to give you plenty of other fun things to do as well. The prices depend on the cart or the package you choose. While the baby cart comes at INR 335, the full day packages might range up to INR 1,00,000. The following places come with Go-Karting tracks:
The Great Hyderabad Adventure Club is the most prominent adventure club in the city that caters to loads of outdoor adventures people normally engage with while travelling. The staffs here are well trained to educate you on the basics of the adventure activities so that you could have a safe yet fun experience. While there is no entry fee, yet the prices would range between INR 1000 and 4000 per person. These are the things to do at this adventure club:
Hyderabad has a rich heritage that makes up most of the tourist attractions in this city. While the monumental figurines are responsible for adding the historical charm to the Pearl City, the museums bring you the very objects associated with the rich history of the city. Being the nest of the Nizams, you could make an idea what great treasures this city holds for you to explore and learn. If you are a history buff, then Hyderabad is your go-to city, as it is difficult to exhaust the traces of the past here.
Hyderabad’s theme park collection is the best in the country that comes with numerous activities to engage with, making these destinations extremely family-friendly. You could laze around the water parks or the amusement parks for an entire day in exchange for a fair amount of price. Mostly the charges are all within INR 1,000 and depend on what theme park you choose to visit. Mostly the parks open at 9 in the morning to provide services till 9 at night.
Around Hyderabad, several campsites have sprouted up looking after the needs of the adventure lovers as Hyderabad itself does not entertain any. These adventure sites mimic the real camping destinations. Although there are several natural destinations perched on top of the hills near Hyderabad, the camping sites do not fall short to impress you. Check out the most amazing camping destinations around Hyderabad that would perfectly suit a weekend getaway:
One of the most intriguing water sports that gives you a feeling of white water rafting is kayaking. Nowadays, the activities mimicking those associated with the real adventures have interested several tourists, compelling the popular tourist destinations to come with these ideas. Kayaking is a fun way to explore the surrounding scenic spots if walking or hiking is not your thing. The cost is generally under INR 500, yet depends on the spot you pick.
Snow World is not affected by the outside climate as the park generates a staggeringly low temperature of its own (0 to 5 degree Celsius). Therefore, the possible best time to visit it would be in the summer as it offers a nice little escape from the cruel heat of April and May. Snow volleyball, snow basketball, ice skating and boarding are some of the many fun activities enjoyed here.
While the entry fee is INR 500, there are packages you can buy which shall cost you INR 600 but lesser for school students.
Hyderabad is one of the prominent sites in India entertaining a ravishing nightlife looked upon as a blessing by the residents here. The names of the bars, lounges and pubs might be too corny for you, yet the experience they are willing to offer should top any other nightlife activities other cities present. For women, Wednesdays and Thursdays are apt, as they are known as the Ladies’ Night here giving them the chance of entering the clubs without fees. Check out the stuff you could enjoy on a Hyderabadi night:
The helicopter joyride of Hyderabad is yet another escape from the daily mundanity that this city is guilty of. You get to have a bird’s eye view of this rich heritage of Nizam at a price of INR 15,000 per couple.
The historical and industrial landmarks of the city are quite excellently showcased by the joyride, as you and your partner try to overcome the fear of heights. There is nothing to worry about the safety, as trained professionals back the entire experience. Begumpet is the starting point, which then proceeds to cover the major landmarks of the city.
Hyderabad’s shopping experience is sure to hit you hard, as it is nothing like you have ever done before. From the amazing textile shopping centres to the perfume-shopping arena, Hyderabad cleverly brings you a blend of shopping options, so that you could not refute its versatility. Among the most eminent shopping places in Hyderabad, these are the ones:
Hyderabadi or the Deccani cuisine is revered for its authenticity and preservation of the ancient food choices. Also, their authentic foods have undergone a blend with the classic South Indian dishes to give the world the infamous Deccani cuisine.
From kebabs to Biryani, the Nawabs have done a wonderful job in maintaining their deftness at handling cooking, whereas the fiery gravies are more inclined towards their South Indian origin.
Traveller Tales From Hyderabad
06 September 2016
22 December 2015
The greenery and natural beauty of this place is what makes it so appealing. The serene location surrounded by beautiful natural surroundings give you a very relaxing feel. After a long tiring week we were looking for a place where we can just relax, rejuvenate and come back feeling refreshed. This was just a few hours drive from the city so we decided to come here. The ambience is lovely and the staff is very friendly. The food is good.
16 October 2015
The first thing that comes to your mind when you enter this resort is the fact that it is absolutely beautiful! The rooms are spacious and comfortable. The resort has many different areas where you can just sit and relax. There are a lot of activities that you can be a part of or you can just relax by the pool. The resort is close to the city and can be visited anytime. One of the best places to have a relaxing weekend.
14 January 2016
This is a great fun activity that you can go for with your friends. We were a group of 8 and decided to try this one weekend. Its something different and loads of fun. Its great to see that we have something like this in Hyderabad so we get to indulge in some different kind of activity unlike the same usual bowling and all. Superb place to go to once in a while.
16 September 2015
Charminar is in Old Hyderabad and its a wonderful monument in India which is 400+ years old and its gorgeous architecture is worth seeing. Its a happy tour for us and also you can go inside the Charminar but you have to pay some amount for that. You can have tasty Hyderabad Biryani, Haleem here which is very famous.
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