Chilkur Balaji Temple (30km from Hyderabad)
This is one of the rare temples in India where devotees don’t have to pay any monetary donations, also, this place remains out of any government control. Around 75,000 to 1,00000 devotees pay obeisance to this temple every week. Via car, it will take around an hour to reach Chikur Balaji temple.
Distance: 30km from Hyderabad.
Best time: From July to December.
Rachakonda Fort (61km from Hyderabad)
The hills encircling the fort give ample opportunity for trekking and also offer panoramic view of the entire village. The walls of the quaint fort are made of stones with layers of mud on them.
The entrance here is made of stone pillars and horizontal beams. This is an excellent weekend spot that can be reached from Hyderabad in 2 hours.
Distance: Rachakonda Fort is 61 km from Hyderabad.
Best time: From November to January when the winter sets in is the best time to visit this fort.
Yadagirigutta (67km from Hyderabad)
As per the legend, Lord Vishnu had kept all the Vedas here at this sacred hilltop. This is one of the most famous tourist destinations located just 6m from Hyderabad. It takes around 1 and a half hours to reach this place from the city.
Distance: Yadagirigutta Temple is 67km from Hyderabad.
Best time: Anytime between October and January is the best time to visit Yadagirigutta.
Ananthagiri Hills (82km from Hyderabad)
Therefore, its beauty remains raw and this place is ideal for trekking. Nagasamudram Lake is situated here along with Anantha Padmanabhaswamy temple. This place is 82km from Hyderabad and can be reached in 2 hours.
Distance: 82km from Hyderabad.
Best time: From November to February is the best time to visit this place.
Singur Dam (92km from Hyderabad)
Hundreds of migratory birds flock here during winter. A boat ride facility is also available at the reservoir. Scenic beauty is the USP of Singur dam which serves as a perfect picnic spot as well. You can reach Singur dam within 2 and a half hours from Hyderabad via car.
Distance: Located around 92km from Hyderabad.
Medak Fort (97km from Hyderabad)
The fort has three entrances, the Prathama Dwaram, the SimhaDwaram and the Gaja Dwaram. A small lake, a barrack and a warehouse are located within the fort premises.
From the fort, you can get a splendid panoramic view of the entire region. The distance between Hyderabad and Medak fort is around 97km which can be covered in 2 and a half hours by road.
Distance: 97km from Hyderabad.
Best time: Anytime between October and January is the best time to visit this fort.
Nalgonda (100km from Hyderabad)
Nandikonda, a town famous for its scenic beauty, Matapalli, Panagal temples, Bhuvanagiri Fort among others are some of the attractions of Nalgonda which was earlier known as Neelagiri. From Hyderabad, it takes around 2 hours and 20 minutes to get to Nalgonda.
Distance: Nalgonda is located 100km from Hyderabad.
Best time: Visit anytime between November to March.
Mahabubnagar (105km from Hyderabad)
Several popular tourist attractions like Alampur, Jurala Dam, Gadwal Fort, Pillalamarri, Somasila among others are located in this Mahabubnagar district. Located around 105km from Hyderabad, this place can be reached within 2 hours via car.
Distance: Mahabubnagar is 105km from Hyderabad.
Best time: Visit this place anytime from September to April before the summer begins.
Bidar (140km from Hyderabad)
The main tourist attraction here is Bidar Fort, which was built by Ahmad Shah in 1430. Rangin Mahal, Gagan Mahal, Royal Pavilion and Tarkash Mahal are some of the major sites that you must visit when in Bidar. Bidar can be reached from Hyderabad in just three hours via cab.
Distance: Bidar 140km from Hyderabad.
Best time: From September to February is the best time with pleasant weather around.
Warangal (149km from Hyderabad)
It is a legend that the entire city was built carving a single piece of rock. The architectural beauty of Warangal is unmatchable, so is its heritage. It takes around 3 and a half hours to reach Warangal from Hyderabad by car.
Distance: At a distance of 149km from Hyderabad, in Warangal district.
Best time: Visit anytime from July to December.
Nagarjunakonda (150km from Hyderabad)
Famous Buddhist monk, Nagarjuna, had lived in this place in 2nd century AD and hence the place has been named after him. Thousands of Buddhist tourists and scholars flock here every year. For regular tourists, this is a brilliant weekend getaway spot.
Distance: Located around 150km from Hyderabad.
Best time: From September to January.
Vemulawada (151km from Hyderabad)
Vemulawada is situated beside the on the banks of the Mulavagu stream and houses several temples of various deities such as Anantha Padmanava Swamy, Kondanda Rama among others. Besides, a tomb of a Muslim saint is also situated here.
The rich culture and heritage of the Chalukya dynasty can be witnessed here in this calm and secular place which can be reached from Hyderabad in 3 and a half hours.
Distance: Located around 151km from Hyderabad.
Best time: From September to February.
Nagarjuna Sagar (166km from Hyderabad)
This place is famous for its natural scenic beauty. Nagarjuna Sagar, a famous Buddhist centres in India, is situated in Nalgonda district of Telangana. A visit to Nagarjuna Sagar dam, one of the biggest dams in the country, is a must if you are exploring places around 200km of Hyderabad.
Nagarjuna Sagar, the name has been derived from the most revered Buddhist monk who used to live here in the 2nd century AD. The place holds immense archaeological significance and excavations. You can reach Nagarjuna Sagar from Hyderabad in 3 hours and 40 minutes via car.
Distance: Located around 166km from Hyderabad.
Best time: From July end to September end is the best time to witness the dam in full glory.
Mallela Theertham (180km form Hyderabad)
This brimming waterfall that rushes through the lush green vegetation blooming with flowers is a beautiful tourist site. The fragrance of the water, the virgin beauty of the non industrialized place and the scenic landscape make it an ideal place for those who seek recluse in nature.
The waterfall that can rejuvenate your mind and body comes from a height of 150 feet. It is located around 176km from Hyderabad and can be reached in 4 hours.
Distance: 180 km form Hyderabad
Best time: Anytime between July to September is the best time to visit this place as monsoon will make the waterfall a sight to look at.
Nizamabad (177km from Hyderabad)
Pocharam wildlife sanctuary, Mallaram Forests, Neelakanteshwara temple, Alisagar and several serene lakes are located here. Nizamabad is 177km from Hyderabad and can be reached in 4 hours.
Distance: 97km from Hyderabad.
Best time: The best time to visit Nizamabad is from September to February when the weather is pleasant.
Kollapur (178km away from Hyderabad)
On the right side, you will find the main building where the Kollapur rulers used to reside. Unfortunately, the fort is not maintained properly and hence lies in the ruins. The famous Madhava Swamy Temple is located in Kolhapur which was built in the 16th century AD.
Singotam, Narasimha temple, Venugopala Swamy Temple are the major tourist places in Kolhapur. You can reach Kolhapur from Hyderabad in 4 hours via car.
Distance: 178km away from Hyderabad.
Best time: You can visit the place anytime between October and January.
Nelakondapalli (192.7km from hyderabad)
Nelakndapalli gives you ample opportunities to offer prayers to Gods, roam around in the masterfully created shrines.The place is surrounded by lush green valleys. Thousands of Buddhist devotees flock here every year. You can reach Nelakondapalli is 3 hours and 40 minutes.
Distance: 192.7km from hyderabad.
Best time: The best time to visit this place is anytime between September to January when the weather remains dry and pleasant.
Pakhal Lake and Wildlife Sanctuary (130km from Hyderabad)
This man-made lake is situated amidst lush vegetation and hills. The chirping of birds, fragrance of unknown flowers, rejuvenating breeze and vast landscape are some of the attractions of the lake. King Ganapati of Kakatiya dynasty made this lake in 1213 AD.
The wildlife sanctuary is also located right beside the lake. A range of wild animals rejoice at this sanctuary established in 1952.
Distance: Pakhal lake is 130km from Hyderabad.
Best Time: You can visit the lake and the sanctuary from anytime between July and March.
Khammam (200km from Hyderabad)
Anytime between October and January is the best time to visit Yadagirigutta.d 1000 crocodiles. Hundreds of migratory birds flock here during winter. Boat ride facility is also available at the reservoir.
Scenic beauty is the USP of Singur dam which serves as a perfect picnic spot as well. You can reach Singur dam within 2 and a half hours from Hyderabad via car.
Distance: Located around 92km from Hyderabad.
Best Time: November to February is the best time to visit.
Karimnagar (218km from Hyderabad)
It is the main source of irrigation water of the state. The famous tourist places that you can visit in Karimnagar are Kondagattu, Vemulawada, Nagunur Fort among others. You can reach Karimnagar from Hyderabad in 4 hours.
Distance: Located 218km from Hyderabad.
Best time: To witness the dam in its full-fledged avatar, you should visit anytime between July end to mid October.