46 Places to Visit Near Hyderabad

A city rich with history and tradition, Hyderabad poses itself as a strong competitor to other metropolitan cities. What was once a  luxurious princely state, is now a hub for corporate destinations and glass-clad buildings. Needless to say, this city is easily accessible by rail air and road.

This city is sure to spoil you with options ranging from culturally rich destination places like the Chowmalla Palace, Char Minar and the Golconda Fort to some of the very finest scenic views. The city thrives on its rich historical background and doesn’t disappoint you even a bit. It poses against some the very best natural views which can be experienced by a boat ride along the Hussain Sagar river. For photography enthusiasts, this city is truly worthy of being your next masterpiece.

Apart from all things aesthetic, one can experience the local flavour of the by taking a stroll around the Lumbini park or indulging in some of the very authentic Bazaars that the country has to offer. The Laad Bazaar, famous for its colourful panels of glass bangles one can take the way of lifestyle. One thing that stands out about this beloved city has to be the delectable plate of Biryani that teases your taste buds and take you through the journey of every foodie’s dream. Pair it with a cup of Irani chai, and you would have had the true Hyderabadi experience. When in Hyderabad, do like the Hyderabadis do – which couldn’t be anything easier than relishing a cone of ice-cream with a view towards the lake. So the next time you are around the city and want a sneak peek into the real Hyderabadi experience, don’t miss the chance and hop on to it!

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Ananthagiri

90 kilometres from Hyderabad
Directions from Hyderabad to Ananthagiri
Hill Stations Trekking

Ananthagiri Hills is located 10 km away from Vikarabad, in the state of Telangana, India. The primary source of water is from Osmansagar and Himayathsagar. It is acknowledged as one of the thick woods in Telangana dis...

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Nalgonda

Directions from Hyderabad to Nalgonda
Heritage Religious

Located in the newly formed state of Telangana, Nalgonda is a town deeply rooted in old traditions with ancient temples, forts, and scenic views that can be a real treat for the eyes. It derives its name from two Telu...

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Bidar

Directions from Hyderabad to Bidar
Heritage Religious

Bidar is situated in the northeastern part of the territory of Karnataka, in the southern district of India and is found 2,200 feet above sea level on a level sitting above the Manjira river valley. When viewed as the...

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Nagarjunakonda

Directions from Hyderabad to Nagarjunakonda
Heritage

Nagarjunakonda or Nagarjuna Hills is located 150 km from Hyderabad. The town is famous for being India’s richest Buddhist site and draws travelers from across the country. Ancient Buddhist civilization was excavated d...

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Nagarjunsagar

Directions from Hyderabad to Nagarjunsagar
Rivers and Lakes Wildlife

Situated at a distance of roughly 150 km from Hyderabad, Nagarjunasagar is one of the favoured and most well-known ends of the week escape from Hyderabad, promising captivating time to each and everybody. Nagarjunasag...

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Warangal

Directions from Hyderabad to Warangal
Heritage

Warangal is the region central station and the second biggest city in Telangana after Hyderabad. A well-known end of the week escape from Hyderabad, Warangal presents an excellent mix of history, cultural energy, arch...

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Nizamabad

Directions from Hyderabad to Nizamabad
Rivers and Lakes Heritage

Nizamabad is generally favored by explorers, family, and couples. Nizamabad is a tourism place in Andhra Pradesh, is suitably known as a rich legacy site. It is where time recounts accounts of the great history of the...

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Srisailam

Directions from Hyderabad to Srisailam
Religious Rivers and Lakes

Srisailam is a holy town of Lord Shiva on the banks of River Krishna in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in the Nallamala forest and is nearly 212 km from Hyderabad at 1354 ft above sea level. It is o...

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Khammam

Directions from Hyderabad to Khammam
Religious Heritage

Found on the banks of River Munneru, a tributary of Krishna River, Khammam is one of the best tourist destinations in the state of Telangana. Khammam acquired its title from 'Stambadri', a mountain on which an antiqua...

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Kurnool

Directions from Hyderabad to Kurnool
Heritage Rivers and Lakes

A spot of much ancient and historical incentive with lovely encompassing regions, Kurnool, is a small place in Andhra Pradesh where a lot of history left its engravings. Kurnool has in its area, ruins from the castle ...

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Mantralayam

Directions from Hyderabad to Mantralayam
Religious

Mantralayam is a heavenly town located 74 km from Kurnool region in Andhra Pradesh and 250 km from its state capital, Hyderabad. It is situated close to the fringe of Karnataka and on the banks of the waterway Tungabh...

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Amaravathi

Directions from Hyderabad to Amaravathi
Heritage

Located in the banks of River Krishna in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, Amaravathi is a famous pilgrimage site, mostly among Buddhists. It is a beautiful sightseeing tourist place for its beautiful architectural t...

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Vijayawada

Directions from Hyderabad to Vijayawada
Heritage Rivers and Lakes

The humble city in the state of Andhra Pradesh, Vijayawada is surrounded by the marvels of nature. The place is situated on the banks of holy river Krishna and is located amidst the Indrakeeladri hills on the west and...

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Adilabad

Directions from Hyderabad to Adilabad
Hill Stations

Sometimes called the gateway district to South and Central India, Adilabad is a small town discovered in the northern region in the state of Telangana, India. Bustling with the songs of the blabbering waterfalls, mild...

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Bhadrachalam

Directions from Hyderabad to Bhadrachalam
Religious

India, the land of Gods and Goddess, cultural diversity and grandeur, is home to a town called Bhadrachalam. A town of extreme importance in the Hindu mythology known for its many temples dedicated to Lord Rama. It is...

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Bijapur

Directions from Hyderabad to Bijapur
Heritage

The southern part of India has many hidden treasures when it comes to beautiful terrain and historical importance. Once such gem is the Bijapur. A city of extreme royal signifincance and the home to the Gol Gumbaj. Be...

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Machelipatnam

Directions from Hyderabad to Machelipatnam
Religious Beaches

The port town of Machelipatnam settled on the banks of River Krishna is a standout amongst the most well-known vacation destinations of South India. Saturated with rich recorded past, the town still mirrors the impres...

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Hampi

Directions from Hyderabad to Hampi
Heritage

Hampi is a destination earmarked for every backpacker's trail and has been a flourishing tourist spot. All this is for good reason since Hampi is considered as a prestigious heritage spot and is even recognized by the...

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Anantapur

Directions from Hyderabad to Anantapur
Religious Heritage

The region of Anantapur is situated in the western part of Andhra Pradesh. This locale is likewise known by the name of Anantapuram and was before known as 'Anantasagaram', which means an endless ocean'. It got this n...

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Aihole

Directions from Hyderabad to Aihole
Religious Heritage

Glory and gore go together and so proves the legend of a village in Karnataka. Stories claim that Lord Parshuram, after honurably avenging the death of his father, came to the river Malaprabha to wash his blood-staine...

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Tadoba

Directions from Hyderabad to Tadoba
Wildlife

Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve is a tiger reserve in Maharashtra. It has been a popular tourist destination for wildlife enthusiasts. It is popular as the chances for sighting a tiger it is very high, unlike many other ...

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Pattadakal

Directions from Hyderabad to Pattadakal
Heritage Religious

Pattadakl is a World Heritage Site along the banks of Malaprabha river in Bagalkot district of Karnataka. Pattadakal is famous for its temples. It is an ideal destination for family trips and for people interested in ...

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Badami

Directions from Hyderabad to Badami
Religious Heritage

Situated in the Bagalkot area of North Karnataka in India, Badami was some time ago called Vatapi. Badami Chalukyas had this spot as its capital between 540 AD and 757 AD. This spot is very famous for its cavern sanct...

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Dantewada

Directions from Hyderabad to Dantewada
Heritage

Originally known as Tarlapal and Dantawali, the little town of Dantewada gained its name from the presiding deity Ma Danteshwari. It is one among the 52 Shakthi Peethas in Hindu Mythology. Dantewada is blessed with an...

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Papi Kondalu

Directions from Hyderabad to Papi Kondalu
Hill Stations

The mountain range of Papikondalu runs along the western side of the serenading Godavari and is a favorite spot for a weekend getaway. It is marked by the converging sight of the majestic hills and the glistening wate...

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Rajahamundry

Directions from Hyderabad to Rajahamundry
Rivers and Lakes Religious

Positioned amongst the most established urban communities in the Indian subcontinent, Rajahamundry is an excellent city situated on the banks of the Godavari River. The city, which is known as the Cultural capital of ...

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Lonar

Directions from Hyderabad to Lonar
Rivers and Lakes

Lonar is one of the most unique places in India, owing to its very peculiar reason of formation in the first place. It was when a meteorite had hit the earth around 52,000 years ago, that a crater was formed. Later on...

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Nellore

Directions from Hyderabad to Nellore
Rivers and Lakes Religious

Nellore is a city in the state of Andhra Pradesh and falls in the Nellore district. The city lies on the banks of the Penna River. The name of the place has been derived from two words, ‘Nel’ which means paddy and ‘Oo...

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Puttaparthi

Directions from Hyderabad to Puttaparthi
Religious

The blessed house of the spurious figure, Sathya Sai Baba, Puttaparthi is a town which returns you to the times of ashrams and the methods for living in those occasions with an equivalent impact of the present. A smal...

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Samalkot

Directions from Hyderabad to Samalkot
Religious Hill Stations

Samalkot, Situated in the East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh, is a popular tourist destination for the devotees of Lord Shiv. Full of temples it is no less than a holy shrine for a lot of people. The atmosphere ...

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Kakinada

Directions from Hyderabad to Kakinada
Religious Heritage

Kakinada, formerly known as Cocanada, is one of the largest cities in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It lies in the Eat Godavari district. The city has a population of 3.43 lakhs. The city is divided into two regions, w...

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Lepakshi

Directions from Hyderabad to Lepakshi
Religious Heritage

Lepakshi is a quaint little village situated in Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh. Build during the reign of Vijayanagara Kings’ Period, the village has a significant archaeological and cultural heritage in its sur...

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Nagpur

Directions from Hyderabad to Nagpur
Heritage Rivers and Lakes

Nagpur is the third largest city and the 13th most populous city of India. It is also the winter capital of the state of Maharashtra. The city is the fifth fastest growing city in the world according to the Oxford Eco...

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Srikalahasti

Directions from Hyderabad to Srikalahasti
Religious

Srikalahasti is referred to as the 'Kailash of South' and rightly so because it does have all the characteristics of being the Kailash down south. The main temple, the Srikalahastisvara Temple is pristine white and al...

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Davanagere

Directions from Hyderabad to Davanagere
Rivers and Lakes Religious

Situated in the core of the state of Karnataka, Davangere lies on National Highway 4, which is also connected with all the neighboring cities. Legends have it that the city of Davanagere or Davangere was established w...

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Tirupati

Directions from Hyderabad to Tirupati
Religious

Located in Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh, Tirupati is one of the oldest cities of India and an important pilgrimage destination for Hindus. The main attraction of Tirupati is the Sri Venkateswara Temple pilgrim ...

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Aurangabad

Directions from Hyderabad to Aurangabad
Heritage Religious

Aurangabad is announced by the Government as the Tourism Capital of Maharashtra in 2010, and is a well-known traveller centre point which welcomes its guests with a lavishly woven embroidered artwork of sights and sou...

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Chikballapur

Directions from Hyderabad to Chikballapur
Hill Stations Trekking

Chikballapur town lies around 57 km from Bangalore, Karnataka and is the district head office of the Chikballapur region. This district, which was beforehand a piece of Kolar area, has many captivating vacation spots ...

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Shirdi

Directions from Hyderabad to Shirdi

Shirdi, the home of the great religious saint, Sai Baba, is loacted in the Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra. Full of divine beauty, alongside the blessings of Sai Baba, Shirdi is a colouful and joyous town. Not only...

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Rajmachi

Directions from Hyderabad to Rajmachi
Trekking Hill Stations

Rajmachi is a town bathed in its old world charm snuggled in the Sahyadri ranges of Maharashtra. This Konkan beauty boasts two well-known peaks - Shrivardhan and Manaranjan forts, located in close proximity to Lonaval...

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Nandi Hills

Directions from Hyderabad to Nandi Hills
Hill Stations Trekking

Nandi Hills is a hill station in Karnataka. It is a popular one-day trip destination from Bangalore.  There are temples, a bungalow and a Kalyana Mantap on top of the hill. It gets its name from the ancient Nandi or b...

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Kolhapur

Directions from Hyderabad to Kolhapur
Religious Heritage

Kolhapur is a city in the state of Maharashtra and falls in the Kolhapur district. It is believed that the place was named after the demon Kolhasur, whose dying wish was to name the place where he was killed after him...

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Ajanta and Ellora Caves

Directions from Hyderabad to Ajanta and Ellora Caves
Heritage

Beautifully carved into the massive hillside rocks, Ajanta and Ellora Caves gracefully represent the art, history and culture of a bygone era. Today, Ajanta and Ellora caves are UNESCO World heritage sites with 64 roc...

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Chikhaldara

Directions from Hyderabad to Chikhaldara
Hill Stations

Located in the district of Amravati, the town of Chikhaldara is best known for its Wildlife Sanctuary. The region is around 1120 m above ocean level and is the sole coffee estate zone in Maharashtra. The place plays h...

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Chittoor

Directions from Hyderabad to Chittoor
Religious Wildlife

Need some time to unwind yourself? Seek guidance? Get a bit relaxed and get lost in natural bounties? Well, Chittoor for sure is the answer for you. It is without a doubt one of the holiest and sacred sites of India. ...

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Dandeli

Directions from Hyderabad to Dandeli
Wildlife Rivers and Lakes

Located in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka is the picturesque little town of Dandeli. But the adjective “little” doesn’t even begin to describe what Dandeli has to offer. From nature walks and bird watching f...

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