Here is list of top 10 destinations to travel over weekend from Hyderabad
1. Vizag: Visakhapatnam (Vizag) is 580 KM FROM HYDERABAD. Visakhapatnam is a port city and industrial center in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, on the Bay of Bengal.
It’s known for its many beaches, including Ramakrishna Beach, Rushikonda Beach, home to a preserved submarine at the Kursura Submarine Museum. Nearby are the elaborate Kali Temple and the Visakha Museum, an old Dutch bungalow housing local maritime and historical exhibits.
Other places are Borra Caves, Araku Valley by train, Kailasagiri Hill Park, Simhachalam Temple, Araku Tribal Museum.
2) Warangal: Warangal is the second largest city in Telangana after Hyderabad. Along with 11 other cities in the country having rich culture and heritage, it has been chosen for the HRIDAY – Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana scheme by the Government of India. This is about 145 KM from Hyderabad.
Places to see: Thousand Pillar Temple, Warangal Fort, Kakatiya Rock Garden, Kakatiya Musical Garden, Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary, Pakhal Lake, Ramappa Temple, Padmakshi Temple, Sree Bhadrakali Devasthanam
3) NAGARJUNASAGAR: Nagarjunasagar is a site of spectacular man-made marvel flanked by equally enchanting panoramic vistas of lush green surrounding. Lying in the Nalgonda District of Andhra Pradesh, the most popular landmark of the town is world’s tallest masonry dam Nagarjunasagar dam built over Krishna River. About 165 KM
Places to see: Nagarjunasagar Dam, Ethipothala Waterfall, Nagarjunasagar Wildlife Sanctuary, Nagarjunakonda Museum
4) SRISAILAM: The chronicled town of Srisailam has had a conspicuous spot in the Hindu religion since old times. It is situated in the focal point of Nallamala woods in the Kurnool area of Andhra Pradesh. It has one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples devoted to Shiva inside of its regions. This place is about 213 KM from Hyderabad
Places to see: Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple, Bramarambha Temple,Srisailam Dam, Mallela Theertham, Phaladhara Panchadhara
5) KURNOOL: The previous capital of Andhra, Kurnool city has solid engravings of its chronicled roots. Being sited on the edge of the Tungabhadra, Kurnool has a tropical atmosphere and has the Hundri and Neeva waterways moving through it.
Places to see: Ahobilam, Yaganti, Mahanandi,Srisailam Mallikarjuna Temple, Kondareddy Buruju, Mantralayam, Belum Caves, Alampur Navabrahma Temples, Sangameswara Temple.
6) GULBARGA: Additionally called as Kalburgi, the city was once part of the Nizam’s administration. Consequently, it is dabbed with numerous holy places and arches worked in Islamic style.
Places to visit: Gulbarga Fort, Government Zoo, Khwaja Bande Nawaz Dargah, Sharana Basaveshwara Temple
7) RAJAHMUNDRY: Its original name being Raja Mahendri or Raja Mahendravaram, it was the first capital of many known Telugu Kingdoms and now in East Godavari district, this is 400KM from Hyderabad.
Places to see: Godavari Bridge, KONASEEMA (GREENARY), UPPADA (BEACH), Dowleswaram Barrage, Papikondalu,Draksharamam, Yanam.
8) BADAMI: Badami, formerly known as Vatapi, is a town and headquarters of a taluk by the same name, in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka, India. It was the regal capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 AD This is about 417 KM.
Places to see: Badami Cave Temples, Agastya Lake, Bhuthanatha Temple, Banashankari Temple, Sangameshwara Temple, Badami Fort, Badami Museum, Granary, Mallikarjuna Temple.
9) HORSLEY HILLS: Horsley Hills or Horsleykonda is a series of hills in Andhra Pradesh in Madanapalle taluk of Chittoor district and is about 9 miles from Madanapalle town.
Palces to see: View Point, Gali Bandalu / Wind Rocks, Horsley Hills Zoo, Kalyani – Eucalyptus Tree, Rishi Valley School, Gangotri Lake, Kaigal Falls / Dumukurallu Waterfalls
10) DANDELI: The adventure hub of Karnataka, Dandeli lies on the banks of the River Kali in north Karnataka and is also an ideal place to unwind amidst natural beauty.
Places to see: Moulangi Eco Park, Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Moulangi Falls, must perform activity White Water Rafting at Dandeli