Telangana's capital city Hyderabad is well-connected to other district headquarters and tourist destinations through key national and state highways. The extensive road network of Telangana offers a hassle-free experience for tourists. Hyderabad is a popular destination for tourists not just from around the country, but also from around the world. Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, located at Shamshabad is adjudged as one of the best airports in the world. It connects Hyderabad, the heart of Telangana with various other national and international cities and capitals. The airport offers visa-on-arrival facility for citizens from more than 140 countries, a boon for overseas tourists.

  • Start : Hyderabad
  • End : Alampur
  • Time : One day, 4 hours 36 minutes

Stop 1 : KCR Eco Park

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KCR Eco Park located between Mahbubnagar and Jadcherla highway, is an ideal location for eco-tourism lovers. As the region lies on the slopes of Bontagattu mountain range, the hilly slopes, valleys and flat mountain tops dotted with trees and a large spread of green forest cover all around provide the perfect venue to enjoy the beauty of the place. The activities and facilities available in the park are butterfly garden, rose garden, landscape garden, herbal garden, Karthikavanam, Kids Zone, Currency Park, Outdoor GYM, Adventure Zone, Sky Cycling, Archery, Rain Forest etc. All these activities and camping facilities in this eco-tourism park encourage tourists to visit time and again.

10.0 kms, 21 minutes

Stop 2 : Pillalamarri

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Pillalamarri is an age-old banyan tree and is located around 3 Kilometers from the Mahabubnagar town. The place is at a distance of about 90 Kilometers from Hyderabad. Nature has always tried to surprise humans with marvelous creations, and it continues to do so. This great Banyan tree called Pillalamarri is one such artistic stoke of Mother Nature. It is approximately 700 years old. It earned its name Pillalamarri because it is spread into a lot of branches. Because of the scores of branches, one cannot see the main trunk of the tree. The country is home for three great Banyan Trees and Pillalamarri is one among them. The tree stands as a special attraction for the visitors touring the Mahaboobnagar district. Keeping the increased popularity in mind, government has set up a small exhibition center here with many statues and sculptures. The place also has a spiritual significance as an ancient ShivaTemple which was submerged under the Srisailam Project has been relocated here. Other attraction here is the mini zoo with deer park and bird park.

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129 kms, 2 hours and 13 minutes

Stop 3 : Alampur

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Alampur is a town situated on the banks of Tungabhadra River, in the state of Telangana. Alampur is considered as the western gateway of Srisailam temple. Here the marvelous temple and remains of some ancient temples signify Badami Chalukyan architecture. The principal deities are Jogulamba and Balabrahmeshwara. Goddess Jogulamba is considered the 5th Shakti Peeta among 18 shakti peetas of the country.

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Best time to visit:

Between October and February. The weather is pleasant and cool during this time of the year.

Where to dine:

Indulge in a hearty traditional South Indian breakfast of ghee (clarified butter)-roast dosa (crepes), steaming idlis (rice cake) and filter coffee at restaurants located at a walking distance from the Marina Beach. Break for lunch at one of the road-side eateries or swanky restaurants around the crocodile bank.

Travel Tips :

● It is advised to dress appropriately as there are many temples and religious sites along the way that you might want to visit. ● Try to follow the local culture of eating with your hand. The effort will be appreciated. ● Carry identification proof and passport-size photographs. ● Drink packaged drinking water and carry some munchies for hour-long distances.