Tourists and travelers from all over the globe come to Hyderabad to explore its rich heritage, lip-smacking cuisines, and of course for diamonds. The city of pearl has a lot to offer for its residents as well. From UNESCO heritage sites, astonishing waterfalls to majestic forests, you get to explore a lot just by driving a few kilometers from the city. Here is a list of some places perfect for your weekend getaways from Hyderabad.
Ramappa Temple (210 Km)
Ramappa Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and therefore is also known as Rudreshwara Temple. The 800-year old temple has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 2021. Adjacent to the temple is Ramappa Lake, another major attraction of the region.
Gandikota (400 Km)
Often known as the Grand Canyon of India, Gandikota is famous for the fort that lures every traveler who gets to know about this place. This site is still unknown to many and you find no or very little crowd. Due to very limited accommodation and transportation options, it becomes a tedious task for leisure travelers If you love adventure, you must hit the roads.
Mellela Thirtham Waterfall / Nallamala Forest (220 Km)
Mellala Theertham is a waterfall in the dense forest of Nallamala Hills. The 150-feet waterfall is truly a sight to behold and cherish. Nature lovers would love to be here and those who love to go on family picnics would also have a great time. Trekking and camping in this region are common activities.
Nagarjuna Sagar (164 Km)
An absolute mega infrastructure, Nagarjuna Dam is the largest masonry dam in the world. The dam is more than 50 years old and travelers pay a visit to see the extraordinary design of the dam. The reservoir formed is known as Nagarjuna Sagar and is famous for activities like boating. This actually forms the border of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Adilabad (300 Km)
Kunthala Waterfall and Pochera Waterfall are two prime waterfalls out of the many waterfalls near Adilabad. Due to the terrain, there are multiple water bodies and waterfalls. Some are yet to be explored.
These are our recommendations for places near Hyderabad. If you have any suggestions, do let us know. Also, find our other itineraries.