One of the most populous and widely visited states of the Southern India is the land of pearls and mouth-watering sumptuous biryani – Hyderabad. Take a break from your monstrous monotonous life and enjoy the anatomy of the Nizams of the princely state. In terms of culture and heritage, Hyderabad is known to have a grandeur of stories and experiences to give light upon. Legends have it that Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah of the Golconda Sultanate, named it "Bhagyanagar" or "Bhāgnagar" after Bhagmati, a local nautch (dancing) girl with whom he had fallen in love. She converted to Islam and adopted the title Hyder Mahal. The city was renamed Hyderabad in her honor.
With this scintillating Hyderabad Fort Tour Package, we bring to you 2 nights and 3 days of an experience worth a trillion bucks. The itinerary made to perfection is given below –
We begin the day early in the morning, with a quick visit to the tombs of Qutb Shahis, essentially a mausoleum complex, a royal necropolis which comprises the tombs of the Royal family and the officials that served them. Lunch at one of the most popular restaurants in Hyderabad with a Biryani Bonanza that will leave you speechless and wanting for more.
Head towards Golconda Fort after lunch to explore the most pronounced citadel and fort in Southern India and capital of the medieval sultanate of the Qutb Shahi dynasty dating back to 1518. The region around the fort is known for the mines that have produced some of the world's most famous gems, including the Koh-i-Noor, the Hope Diamond, Nassak Diamond and the Noor-ul-Ain. Make time to explore the majestic structure with an ingenious water supply system.
Brace yourself for a sound and light show at night within the palace premises. Head back to the hotel to bring an end to the day.
We explore the grounds of the Charminar today which stands at the crossing of two arterial axes in the old city of Hyderabad and forms the symbolic fulcrum of the city, with its four gateways oriented towards the cardinal directions. The contemporary construction of the minar marks the beginning of the second Islamic millennium, an event that was widely celebrated in the Islamic world making Hyderabad a true example of a Millennial City. We keep the evenings free to explore the market city.
One of the most beautiful architectural marvels in the world, the Mecca Masjid constructed by Sultan Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah in 1614; is one of the largest mosques in the world. With elegantly crafted Belgian crystal chandeliers, intricately designed arches and tombs to Asif Shah dynasty to appeal the human eye and make them speechless
Lunch at the market outside the Masjid bringing an eventful and soul-filling end to our Hyderabad Fort Tour.