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Timeless Treasures of Hyderabad: Forts, Tombs & Bazaars

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Duration

8 hrs

Cancellation

No Cancellation

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

“Timeless Treasures of Hyderabad: Forts, Tombs & Bazaars” is a captivating day-long journey through the rich history and vibrant culture of Hyderabad. Begin your adventure by exploring the majestic Golconda Fort, where centuries of stories and architectural marvels await. Delve into the past at the Qutubshahi Tombs, a remarkable complex of royal mausoleums, and savor the flavors of local cuisine during a delightful lunch break. Discover the iconic Charminar and Mecca Masjid, witness the bustling energy of Laad Bazaar, and add another layer of history by visiting the enchanting Chowmohalla Palace. This comprehensive tour promises to reveal the timeless treasures that define Hyderabad’s heritage.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore the grandeur of Golconda Fort, a historic marvel with panoramic views of Hyderabad.
  • Immerse yourself in the rich history and exquisite architecture of the Qutubshahi Tombs.
  • Taste the authentic flavors of Hyderabad with a delectable local lunch.
  • Visit iconic landmarks like Charminar and Mecca Masjid, steeped in cultural significance.
  • Experience the vibrant colors and lively atmosphere of Laad Bazaar while shopping for traditional souvenirs.

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 142
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 249
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 391
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 498
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 621
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 764
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 906

What you will do

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Indicative Pick-Up Time: 9:00 AM

Indicative Drop-Off Time: 6:00 PM

Begin your day with a convenient pick-up from your hotel in Hyderabad. Your private air-conditioned vehicle and knowledgeable guide will be ready to take you on an enchanting journey through the historic and cultural wonders of the city.

Your first stop is the magnificent Golconda Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site and a treasure trove of history. Dating back to the 16th century, this fortress holds within its walls stories of dynasties, diamonds, and architectural brilliance. As you explore the fort's imposing gateways, palaces, and temples, your guide will narrate the captivating tales of its past. Don't forget to climb to the ramparts for breathtaking views of Hyderabad's landscape.

At 12:00 PM, depart for the Qutubshahi Tombs, an exquisite complex of tombs and mosques dedicated to the rulers of the Qutub Shahi dynasty. The intricate carvings and stunning architecture of these structures provide a glimpse into the opulence of a bygone era. Your guide will share insights into the history of the dynasty, the architectural significance of the tombs, and their cultural importance.

After this enriching historical exploration, it's time to indulge in the culinary delights of Hyderabad. At 2:00 PM, enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, where you can savor authentic Hyderabadi cuisine, known for its delectable biryanis, kebabs, and aromatic spices.

Next, head back to the heart of Hyderabad and visit the iconic Charminar, a monument that symbolizes the city itself. Standing tall since the late 16th century, this architectural masterpiece is not only a splendid sight but also an important historical landmark. Explore the area around Charminar, including the bustling market, where you can shop for bangles, pearls, and other local treasures.

Continue your journey with a visit to Mecca Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India, located near Charminar. Learn about the mosque's history, marvel at its grandeur, and admire its striking architecture. Your guide will provide insights into the religious and cultural significance of this sacred place.

Finally, at 4:30 PM, explore the vibrant and colorful Laad Bazaar, known for its exquisite bangles and traditional clothing. Stroll through the bustling market, experience the local culture, and shop for souvenirs that capture the essence of Hyderabad's heritage.

Your added monument visit is to Purani Haveli, a former royal palace that now houses a museum showcasing the Nizam's collection of vintage cars, including Rolls Royces and Mercedes Benz. Explore the opulent interiors and get a glimpse into the extravagant lifestyle of the Nizams of Hyderabad.

The tour concludes at 6:00 PM as you're dropped back at your hotel. Reflect on your day filled with grandeur, history, and culture, having experienced the best of Hyderabad's heritage.

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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