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Temple Treasures: Thousand Pillar Temple & Warangal Fort Tour

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Duration

8 hrs

Cancellation

No Cancellation

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Embark on a captivating journey through history with our “Temple Treasures” tour, commencing at 9:00 AM from your Hyderabad hotel. Witness the awe-inspiring Thousand Pillar Temple, an architectural masterpiece adorned with intricate carvings and sculptures. Next, delve into the medieval charm of Warangal Fort, where you’ll explore structures like the enchanting Khush Mahal and the exquisite Shitabh Khan mosque. As you stand beneath the Kakatiya Kala Thoranam, a magnificent arch, you’ll feel the echoes of a bygone era. Our day concludes as we return to Hyderabad, leaving you with memories of temple treasures and historic wonders.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore the remarkable Thousand Pillar Temple, a symbol of Kakatiya architectural grandeur.
  • Immerse yourself in the medieval ambiance of Warangal Fort, featuring Khush Mahal and the Shitabh Khan mosque.
  • Stand beneath the magnificent Kakatiya Kala Thoranam, an iconic arch of historical significance.
  • Gain insights into the rich history and cultural heritage of these ancient sites from your knowledgeable guide.
  • Enjoy a comfortable and informative day trip from Hyderabad to Warangal and back.

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 258
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 468
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 725
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 935
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 1164
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 1421
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 1679

What you will do

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Indicative Pick-Up Time: 9:00 AM

Indicative Drop-Off Time: 7:00 PM

Your day begins with a comfortable pick-up from your Hyderabad hotel at 9:00 AM. A private driver, at the wheel of an air-conditioned car, will be waiting to accompany you on your journey to Warangal, situated approximately 150 kilometers away.

Around 11:30 AM, you'll arrive at the Thousand Pillar Temple, nestled in Hanamkonda, a suburb of Warangal. This splendid temple is a renowned attraction, showcasing the architectural brilliance of the Kakatiya dynasty. With three shrines devoted to Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu, and Lord Surya, it's famed for its meticulously carved stone pillars and intricate sculptures. You'll have about an hour to explore the temple, capture memories with your camera, and delve into its historical and cultural significance.

At 12:30 PM, your journey continues to the Warangal Fort, a mere 10-minute drive from the Thousand Pillar Temple. This fort, a creation of the Kakatiya dynasty, stands as a striking example of medieval Indian architecture. Within the fort's complex lies the Khush Mahal, an exquisite palace adorned with intricate carvings and stucco work, and the Shitabh Khan mosque, showcasing Islamic architectural finesse. Spend approximately an hour exploring the fort, marveling at its stunning architecture, and uncovering its historical importance.

Following your fort exploration, a lunch break is scheduled at a nearby restaurant around 1:30 PM.

At 2:30 PM, your next destination is the Kakatiya Kala Thoranam. This magnificent arch, dating back to the 12th century, serves as a symbol of the Kakatiya dynasty's grandeur. Constructed from red sandstone, the arch boasts intricate carvings and sculptures depicting scenes from Hindu mythology. Allocate around 30 minutes to appreciate this remarkable structure, take photographs, and gain insights into its history and cultural relevance.

At 3:00 PM, you'll begin your return journey to Hyderabad. You may opt to pause for some light refreshments or coffee along the way.

Your private driver will ensure a safe and comfortable ride back to your Hyderabad hotel, concluding your full-day private tour to the Thousand Pillar Temple, Warangal Fort, and Kakatiya Kala Thoranam. Expect to arrive back in Hyderabad around 7:00 PM.

Included/Excluded

  • Transport by private AC deluxe car
  • Pick up and drop off to your hotel.
  • Services of a knowledgeable, government-licensed English-speaking tour guide.
  • Monument entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water within the vehicle.
  • All taxes
  • Any meals.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Gratuities (optional)

Languages

English

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