8 Exciting things to engage in during the trip to Hyderabad


8 Exciting things to engage in during the trip to Hyderabad

Hyderabad is a beautiful state located in South India. It is also referred to as the ‘City of Pearls’. You can enjoy people’s friendly behavior, hospitality, and tasty food here.

There are several activities that you can indulge in during your trip. You can select the top villas in Hyderabad for a holiday stay

Best things to engage in Hyderabad

hyderabad travel tips

Ramoji Film City:

A good number of Bollywood and South Indian movies are shot here throughout the year. It is a must-visit for all movie buffs. It will take an entire day to complete touring the different sets as well as the artificial and natural attractions present here. Inside the film, the city is present an amusement park, inbuilt hotel, and film studio.

You are sure to find more than a couple of films being shot on any single day! Although tourists are not permitted to visit any ongoing movie set, this place is definitely a happening one. You are to start early by around 7 am so that you can get to see everything here. You cannot carry any outside food inside the premises.

This is an ideal place to be with family and friends. There is a cost involved for guided tours, with/without food. Timings are from 9 am to 5.30pn. You may stay at the hotel inside the Film City or close by.


Hyderabad is considered to be popular for two main things, namely Charminar and Dum Biryani. You can find plenty of shops surrounding the Charminar. It is a globally recognized monument and is the face of old Hyderabad. You can find Tollywood movies to depict Charminar to state the scenes occurring in Hyderabad City.


If you are a food lover, then you should go for a food walk. Most of them are organized by popular bloggers, especially on Sundays. During Ramadan, you can get to enjoy the city. You may also indulge in night bazaar shopping and taste delicious Haleem.


Salarjung Museum:

If you want to know more about the history of the city, then this museum is the best place to be. It is also considered to be the country’s third-largest museum, boasting of having a rich collection of exhibits dating back to the first century. There is a grand art collection from Asian, European, and other countries across the globe.

You can also enjoy a Photowalk. This museum is located on River Musi’s banks and is known to accommodate the largest one-man antique collection from across the globe. There is a small entry fee to tour the museum. It is located close to Minar Function Hall, Salar Jung Road, Darulshifa.

Hussein Sagar Lake:

If you are visiting with your spouse, then you can surprise him/her by spending quality time at this beautiful, enchanting lake. It is the favorite hotspot for most newly married couples and offers a romantic getaway. It was constructed in 1562 by Hazrat Hussein Shah Wall. Previously, it served as the main water source to the citizens of the city. Musli River supplies water to this man-made lake.

There is also built a Buddha Statue of 32 feet tall. Visiting at night is perhaps the best time to share pleasant moments with your beloved one.  You may also do water-based activities like a jet ski boat, mechanized boat riding, etc. for a small amount. This lake is located at Necklace Road.

Runway 9:

This is one of the offbeat things that you can indulge in during your trip to Hyderabad. You are sure to enjoy Go-Karting here that is spread over an area of about 5 acres. Besides this, several other activities are offered here like Bungee Trampoline, Shooting, FoosBall, Laser Combat, etc. After enjoying your games, you can relax at the nearby restaurants that serve delicious dishes and beverages.

You may also visit the multiplex. Runway 9 is perhaps considered to be the most underrated spot in the city. However, it does offer amazing activities of very high standards. It is open from 11.30 am to 10.30 pm. It is located at Mohan Reddy Commercial Complex, Mahindra Showroom, Kompally, Medchal Road.

Golconda Fort:

This ancient fort built by the Kakatiya Dynasty is located in the western part of the city. It is indeed an architectural marvel and constructed on a granite hill, attracting local and international tourists in huge numbers. You can enjoy the grand light show held every evening.

Visiting this fort also allows you to know its architecture and scientific accuracy. You need to pay a small entry fee to tour this fort. You need to visit Ibrahim Bagh, Khair Complex to check out this fort.

Chowmahalla Palace:

Hyderabad does boast of having plenty of historic places and palaces. Chowmahalla Palace was once inhabited by the Nizams. You may find out the taste and heavy influence left by the erstwhile Hyderabadi rulers.

This palace is known to have hosted several historic events considered to be the trademarks of the erstwhile Nizams. The palace is spread over an area of about 40 acres while its interiors are crafted quite elegantly. Perhaps, it was inspired by the Iran Palace of the Teheran’s Shah.

The palace boasts of having south and north courtyards along with other vital houses. Moreover, it has plenty of fountains and gardens for opulence. You may visit with your family and friends. Entry fee will be necessary for all ages. The palace is open to visitors from 10 am to 5 pm and is closed on Fridays. It is located at Khilwat, Motigalli.

KBR National Park:

If you love bird watching, then you should visit this park very early in the morning. It was established in 1994 and is known as Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park. It is considered to be among the best parks here. Visiting this place in person will allow you to enjoy the picturesque beauty of the place.

Within its perimeter is constructed the Chitan Palace. Several rare bird species and insects have made this park their home. You also get to watch the beautiful sunrise which is quite magical. You can enter the park for free. It is open to visitors between 5 am and 9.30 am as well as 4 pm and 7 pm. It is located at Jubilee Hills.

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Jitendra Sahayogee

I am Jitendra Sahayogee, a writer of 12 Nepali literature books, film director of Maithili film & Nepali short movies, photographer, founder of the media house, designer of some websites and writer & editor of some blogs, has expert knowledge & experiences of Nepalese society, culture, tourist places, travels, business, literature, movies, festivals, celebrations.

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