Greater Hyderabad Tour Itinerary

Temple Tour

09:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The itinerary begins at one of the two iconic temples in Hyderabad, Shri Jagannath Temple.

The temple is made as replica of the original temple at Puri in Orissa. It is made of sandstone and the architecture leaves you spellbound. The temple gates are closed after 11:00 AM. At a distance of 10 km from HITEC City, the temple makes an ideal way to set you forth for Hyderabad expedition.

Time duration: 30 – 45 mins

Mode of Transport: Metro (HITEC City to Road No. 5 Jubilee Hills)

The second iconic temple is Birla Mandir.

Birla Mandir is located on a hill top and is easily identified. It has become a famous landmark. From here, you get a bird-eye view of the city of Hyderabad. This temple structure is composed of white marble in contrast to Shri Jagannath temple’s red structure. The temple remains open till 12:00 PM.

Time duration: 30 – 45 mins

Mode of Transport: Metro (Road No. 5 Jubilee Hills to Lakdi-ka-Pul)

Alternate Option: if you are not a religious person then you can choose to visit the KBR National Park, adjacent to Shri Jagannath Temple. The park is known as the lungs of the city. It is densely covered with large number of trees and plants. Peacock sighting is also very popular inside the premise. The park is opened to public from 05:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Time duration: 1 – 1.5 hours

Mode of Transport: Metro (HITEC City to Road No. 5 Jubilee Hills)

Museum Visit and Luncheon

12:00 PM – 03:00 PM

300 meters away from Birla Mandir is B M Birla Science Museum.

Birla Science Museum attracts large number of tourist, especially the youth. The museum has multiple departments which showcase exhibits of specialized field of study. The place is perfect for family outings.

Time duration: 45 mins – 1 hour

Mode of Transport: 5 minutes of walking from Birla Mandir.

By the time you finish roaming inside the museum, it will be lunch time and you head to the world famous Paradise Biryani at Secundrabad.

Paradise Biryani has multiple outlets across the country and it all started here. This is the first outlet of the franchise and it has been visited by celebrities. Kebabs and biryani is what they are known for.

Price range: Rs. 800 – 1000 for two.

Mode of Transport: Metro (Lakdi-ka-Pul to Paradise)

Folks wanting to buy famous and authentic pearls and jewellery can do so at Pot Market, 1.5 km from Paradise Restaurant.

Also read: Old Hyderabad Itinerary

Garden and Lake Tour

04:00 PM – 07:00 PM

Next place is NTR Gardens

NTR Garden is a centre of recreation and picnic spot. It has constructed as amusement park but has grown to be more than just that. Hyderabadis come here to spend a soothing evening. Toy trains, boating, dancing fountain, Japanese garden they have it all.

Time duration: 1 – 1.5 hours

Mode of Transport: Metro (Paradise to Khairatabad)

After this head towards Hussain Sagar (Lumbini Park).

Buddha Statue in the middle of Hussain Sagar is one of the most sought-after attractions in Hyderabad. Boats are available at Lumbuni Park. Ticket price depends on type of ferry you choose. The statue is lit up after sunset making it more attractive.

Time duration: 1 – 1.5 hours

Mode of Transport: 10 minutes of walking from NTR Garden.

That will be it for sightseeing. For dinner and brew, try Prost Brewpub at Jubilee Hills.

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