A Bustling beautiful city Hyderabad, also known as The Pearl City, has many popular attractions such as Heritage Monuments, Lakes, Parks, Museums and temples. The city has a fascinating panorama of the past, with the mixed culture and historical tradition. Although, there are few fun activities which people can indulge with on weekend. Here is the list of different activities to enjoy in the city.
8. City Heritage Walk
The Hyderabad Heritage Walk, with experiences guides, is a fascinating tour of the city. You can explore city’s old relics and the grandeur of Nizum Legacy. Through the 2 hours walking tour, one can enhance overall experience with magnificent structures of forts, palaces, mosques and temples of the city. The heritage walk is delightful way to get acquainted with the history of the city.
7. Boat Ride
The man-made Hussain Sagar Lake adjoining two cities, Hyderabad and Secunderabad, is the best place to spend a weekend time with family and friends. The monolithic statue of the Buddha installed in the lake is adding a charm to it. There are various options of boating such as speed boat and motor boat. To add some excitement to the trip, the place offers 48 seater eatery for lunch as well dinner or private parties if required. Other adventure activities like sailing, cruising and water skiing are also available for more weekend fun.
6. Camping and Trekking
The best place for trekking and camping is Ananthagiri Hills, located at Vikarabad, approximately 90 kms away from the city of Hyderabad. A day trip to the spot gives an opportunity to discover beautiful waterfalls, trekking trails and camping sites. By trekking, the adventure seekers can capture stunning forests covered hills, rivers, waterfalls and caves. Explore the place with pleasant weather and beautiful surroundings with trekking experience.
5. Rock Climbing & Bouldering
The rock climbing and bouldering paradise, Hampi, offers endless trails of boulder hills. Rock climbing and bouldering enthusiasts find a great opportunity of thrilling adventure at this place. It covers major part of landscape dotted with granite boulders. The world popular destination has giant temples, palaces, forts, huge structures, ancient monuments and their impressive ruins are the best things to explore.
4. Historical Photography
If one wants to capture and reserve The Indian History in the camera, Hyderabad is giving the best places for that. A world heritage site, Pattadakal and Hampi are the best places for historical Photography. Pattadakal is located on the banks of the Malaprabha River, which offers Chalukya Monuments and Temples with amazing craftsmanship. There is a series of ten temples, built in different architectural styles. While the other place Hampi is a perfect location for ancient architecture of several monuments belongings to the bygone era. Well-known for its intricate carvings, the place is best for photography.
3. Jungle Safari in Open Jeep
Jungle safari in an open Jeep is the most exciting thing to do in Tadoba Andhari National Park. At this park, the tigers are highly visible through safari in beautiful and dense forest. Andhari River and Kolsa Lake are the major attractions where birds and animals come for splashing around. The place has several species of wild flora nad fauna to be sighted. On this weekend, visit this national park for enchanting wildlife experience.
2. Adventure Sports
A perfect weekend getaway, Horsley Hills is surrounded by thick forests with fresh air and stunning views. The place offers adventure activities like zorbing, rappelling, Bungee running and trekking apart from sightseeing. The climate of the place remains cool throughout the year. Take a trip of two days and discover as much as you can at this beautiful hill station.
Belum Caves are the second largest caves of the country. It is around 213 kms away from the city. An ideal place to explore caves and view natural rock formations at the Oravakallu Rock Gardens is the best experience. The place has long passages, large chambers and rock walls to capture interesting views of interiors. Various structures that were inhabited by Buddhist Monks give the spiritual ambience to the place. The Musical chamber is delightful where the limestone formation makes metallic sounds. The beautiful place is quite interesting weekend holiday destination near the city.