Top 5 weekend gateways from Hyderabad


1. Warangal

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Warangal is located around 143 kilometers from Hydrabad and is a part of the New Telagana state. The city is famous for being the ruling seat of the Kakatiya Dynasty. It has some very beautiful temples and majestic forts. Warangal Fort, Bhadrakali Temple, Thousand Pillar Temple and Ramappa Temple is a must visit.

2. Nizamabad

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Situated in the new state of Telangana, the city is around 176 kilometers from Hyderabad and is a famous weekend getaway spot from Hyderabad. The place has the reflection of the rich and ancient Indian culture with beautiful architecture and also nature. There are hills, and waterfalls which you can visit. A visit to the Kanteshwar temple is a must when you are in Nizamabad.

3. Mahabubnagar

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Situated around 100 kilometers from Hyderabad, the city is famous for Kohinoor Diamond as this is where the diamond originated. You should also see the 700 years old Banyan Tree here. Jama Masjid, Medina Masjid, Mecca Masjid and Umamaheshwaram are some of the places that you can visit in Mahabubnagar.

4. Nagarjuna sagar

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Another quick weekend getaway from Hyderabad is the Nagarjuna sagar where many people visit during the weekends. Nagarjuna sagar is basically famous for its 124m high dam and the isolated Nagarjuna konda. You can have a steam boat ride here and just get some fresh air and de-stress yourself. It is famous for a one-day trip. But provides no accommodation nearby. You have to stay in Mriyalguda and Machrela areas and then drive to the Nagarjuna sagar.

5. Vijayawada

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If you can plan an extended weekend trip then Vijaywada is calling you. It is around 274 kilometers from Hyderabad. Viayawada has many things to offer you. There are many Buddhist sites such as Amravati, Gudivada, Ghantasala, etc. Apart from this you should also visit the Prakasham Barrage, Gandhi Hill, Mogalarajapuram Caves, Victoria Museum, HazaratBal Mosque, Rajiv Gandhi Park, and GunadalaMatha Shrine. These are all famous tourist attractions.