Places to Visit near Hyderabad Within 500 kms

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Best Places to Visit near Hyderabad Within 500 kms

Here is the list of 51 Places to Visit near Hyderabad Within 500 kms

1. Ajanta and Ellora Caves, Maharashtra

4.3 /5 View 37+ photos

589 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Ajanta Caves Grishneshwar Temple, Ellora

Ajanta and Ellora caves are considered to be one of the most important tourist destinations in the world owing to the magnificent paintings of Ajanta and well carved sculptures of Ellora.

Best Time: June to March

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2. Hampi, Karnataka

4.6 /5 View 103+ photos

377 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Virupaksha Temple, Hampi Vithala Temple Lotus Palace

Hampi, the city of ruins is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, owing to the ancient temples, forts, palaces and other monuments here.

Best Time: October to March

3. Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

2.9 /5 View 138+ photos

270 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Nagarjuna Sagar Dam and Ethipothala Falls Kondaveedu Uppalapadu Nature Conservation

A culturally diversified and enriched with spirituality and heritage, Guntur is a civil center of Andhra Pradesh.

Best Time: October to March

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4. Bijapur, Karnataka

3.8 /5 View 23+ photos

395 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Gol Gumbaz Ibrahim Rauza Jumma Masjid

Famous for its historical heritage, Bijapur is a tourist destination that takes one back to the days gone by from the royal era.

Best Time: October to March

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5. Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh

4.0 /5 View 10+ photos

218 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Yaganti Belum Caves Rollapadu Wildlife Sanctuary

A town of much historical value with beautiful surrounding areas, Kurnool adjures as the sole witness of an era long gone.

Best Time: December to February

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6. Machelipatnam, Andhra Pradesh

3.2 /5 View 15+ photos

340 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Manginapudi Beach Panduranga Swamy Temple The Lighthouse

The port town of Machelipatnam nestled on the banks of River Krishna is one of the most popular tourist attractions of South India.

Best Time: October to March

7. Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

2.9 /5 View 11+ photos

272 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Bhavani Island Kanaka Durga Temple Undavalli Caves

With scrumptious fruits, sensational sweets and scenic marvels, Vijayawada literally translates to 'The Place of Victory'.

Best Time: September to March

8. Rajahamundry, Andhra Pradesh

3.6 /5 View 15+ photos

429 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Maredumilli Annavaram Papi Hills

Founded in the 19th century by Chalukya king Raja Raja Narendra after whom it was named Rajamahendri or Rajamahendravaram but now is known as Rajahmundry.

Best Time: October to March

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9. Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh

2.6 /5 View 12+ photos

363 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Ahobilam Temple ISKCON Temple, Anantapur Veera Bhadra Temple

Anantapur glows with Indian History and those peculiar things that make India one of the greatest countries in the world.

Best Time: November to February

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10. Warangal, Andhra Pradesh

3.3 /5 View 26+ photos

150 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Pakhal Lake Thousand Pillar Temple Ramappa Temple

Warangal takes you back to the era of kings and queens with its beautiful historical sites and an impressive natural beauty with Parkhal Lake being worth checking out.

Best Time: September to Apr

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11. Anthargange, Karnataka

3.7 /5 View 12+ photos

586 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Cave Exploration Trekking in Anthargange

Anthargange at an altitude of 1712 meters from sea level with its rocky boulders, small caves and dense plantation forest are one of the best getaways for trekking, rock climbing and cave exploration enthusiasts.

Best Time: October to March

12. Tadoba, Maharashtra

3.4 /5 View 17+ photos

480 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve Moharli Khosla

Famous for its natural heritage, Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve is definitely one of India's most exciting and best protected Tiger Reserve, with most visible tiger sightings in the state of Maharashtra

Best Time: October to March

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13. Papi Kondalu, Andhra Pradesh

3.9 /5 View 13+ photos

308 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Papi Kondalu Hills Gandi Pochamma Temple Perantapalli Village

Papi Kondalu or Papi hills, are located 124 kms from Khammam district and form part of the Medak, East Godavari and West Godavari districts.

Best Time: October to March

14. Pattadakal, Karnataka

3.6 /5 View 40+ photos

403 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Virupaksha Temple, Pattadakal Kashiviswanatha Temple Jain Temple

Famous for its temples and other world heritage sites depicting a fusion architectural style, Pattadakkal is a town close to Aihole and Badami.

Best Time: October to March

15. Devbagh, Karnataka

3.5 /5 View 15+ photos

677 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Tagore Beach Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Lighthouse, Devbagh

Pristine blue water, picture perfect backdrop of beautiful mountains and lush green belt of casuarinas trees blend together perfectly to give you a destination not to be missed i.e. Devbagh.

Best Time: October to Apr

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16. Nagarjunsagar, Andhra Pradesh

3.0 /5 View 41+ photos

150 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Ethipothala Waterfall Nagarjunasagar Dam Nagarjunasagar Wildlife Sanctuary

Nagarjunasagar is known by the world's tallest masonry dam Nagarjunasagar dam built over Krishna River, that the town houses.

Best Time: October to March

17. Samalkot, Andhra Pradesh

2.8 /5 View 15+ photos

476 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Kumararama Bheemeshwara Swamy Temple Thalupulamma Thalli Kakinada

Situated in the East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh, Samalkot is regarded as holy by the devotees of Lord Shiva.

Best Time: October to March

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18. Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh

3.6 /5 View 17+ photos

213 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Pathala Ganga Srisailam Tiger Reserve Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple

Srisailam is a celebrated hill town set on a lofty natural setting on the banks of the River Krishna, identified with its many ancient temples including a Jyotirlinga, a wildlife sanctuary and a dam.

Best Time: October to February

19. Nellore, Andhra Pradesh

3.5 /5 View 14+ photos

456 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Ranganatha Temple Pulicat Lake Mypadu Beach

Nellore is a beautiful city lying on the banks of River Penna and a Municipal Corporation in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Best Time: October to February

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20. Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh

3.4 /5 View 14+ photos

446 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Chaitanya Jyoti Museum Sathya Sai Ashram Wish Fullfilling Tree

The holy abode of the apocryphal figure, Saythya Sai Baba, Puttaparthi is a town which takes you back to the days of ashrams and the ways of living in those times.

Best Time: September to February

21. Bhadrachalam, Andhra Pradesh

3.8 /5 View 12+ photos

308 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Papi kondalu Hills Bhadrachla Rama Temple Sri Sitaramachandra Swamy Temple

An extravaganza, Bhadrachalam is believed to have been the stage to many important and historic events of the epic Ramayana.

Best Time: September to Apr

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22. Lepakshi, Andhra Pradesh

3.4 /5 View 9+ photos

480 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Veerabhadra Temple Lepakshi Temple Nandi Bull and Paintings

Lepakshi is a small quaint village with several fascinating archeological sites and beautiful ancient temples.

Best Time: September to February

23. Aihole, Karnataka

3.6 /5 View 42+ photos

390 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Durga Temple, Aihole Lad Khan Temple Ravanaphadi Cave Temples

Well known as the temple complex of Karnataka and home to about 100 temples, this city is a popular tourist destination.

Best Time: October to March

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24. Badami, Karnataka

3.5 /5 View 47+ photos

425 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Cave Temples Agastya Lake Badami Fort

Located in a valley of rugged red sandstone, surrounding the Agastya Lake, Badami is an archaeological delight owing to its beautifully crafted sandstone cave temples, fortresses and carvings.

Best Time: October to Apr

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25. Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh

3.0 /5 View 36+ photos

489 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary Shri Bhavanarayana Swamy Temple Draksharamam

A city with a perfect blend of cosmopolitan lifestyle and old world charm, Kakinada located in Andhra Pradesh is blessed with best of both the cultures.

Best Time: October to March

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26. Adilabad, Andhra Pradesh

2.5 /5 View 10+ photos

344 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary Kunthala Waterfalls Pochera Waterfalls

Alive with every sound of the gurgling waterfalls, gentle cool breeze and buzzing with vibrant culture, Adilabad is a small town in the state of Telangana.

Best Time: November to March

27. Bidar, Karnataka

3.0 /5 View 23+ photos

143 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Narasimha Jhira Cave Temple Bidar Fort Shopping in Bidar

Situated in the state of Karnataka, Bidar is a city with great historic significance, tinted in the shade of past and glorified with rich culture and heritage

Best Time: October to March

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28. Nalgonda, Andhra Pradesh

3.3 /5 View 19+ photos

104 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Nandikonda Mattapalli Panagal (Panagallu)

Nalgonda is a city with deep rooted rich history and equally intriguing cultural heritage.

Best Time: November to February

29. Nizamabad, Andhra Pradesh

3.2 /5 View 6+ photos

741 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Pocharam Wildlife Sanctuary Mallaram forest Alisagar

Nizamabad, a district in Andhra Pradesh, is aptly know as a rich heritage site. It is a place where time tells stories of the glorious history

Best Time: November to February

30. Nagarjunakonda, Andhra Pradesh

3.6 /5

Known For : Nagarjunakonda Caves/ Museum Dhamma Nagajjuna Kaman Bazaar

Nagarjunakonda or Nagajuna Hills is located 150 km from Hyderabad. It lies near the Nagarjuna Sagar Reservoir in the Nalgonda District of Andhra Pradesh.

Best Time: October to March

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31. Khammam, Andhra Pradesh

3.4 /5 View 9+ photos

279 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Narsimha Swami Temple Khammam Fort Palair Lake

Khamman has a great historic value in Andhra Pradesh because of the Khammam fort that has seen different rulers and reigns in different times.

Best Time: October to March

32. Mantralayam, Andhra Pradesh

3.2 /5 View 7+ photos

275 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Raghavendra Swami Temple Panchamukhi Anjaneya Temple

Mantralayam is a holy town situated 100 km from Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh and 250 km from its state capital, Hyderabad.

Best Time: October to March

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33. Lonar, Maharashtra

3.9 /5 View 22+ photos

477 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Lonar crater lake Gomukh Temple Daitya Sudhan Temple

Along with being famous for a crater that was formed over 50,000 years ago due to collision of a meteorite on the surface of the region, Lonar is also famous for its rich natural heritage.

Best Time: October to March

34. Amaravathi, Andhra Pradesh

3.4 /5 View 14+ photos

271 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Amareswara Temple, Amaravathi Amravati Museum, Amaravathi Dhyana Buddha Statue

Amaravathi serves as quiet a familiar name for the Buddhists in India and is a prime hub for pilgrimage and sightseeing for tourists.

Best Time: November to March

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35. Chilkur Balaji Temple

4.2 /5

25 kms from Hyderabad

Located about 30 kilometres away from Hyderabad, the famous Chilkur Balaji Temple is located in the small picturesque village of Chilkur and is a favourite pilgrim spot. The temple is situated on the banks of the Osman Sagar Lake, near the Vikarabad Road. The presiding deity at the Chilkur Balaji temple is Lord Balaji Venkateswara, along with Sridevi and Bhoodevi accompanying him. The temple houses the Visa Balaji or the Visa God, otherwise famous as a shining ray of hope and faith for US-Visa aspirants. It is believed that a visit to the temple, can grant the aspirants, a US Visa. The belief finds its roots in an incident when a few students who had their Visa applications rejected, came and prayed here only to have their applications accepted. The steps to pray for a visa here include a usual prayer and three rounds of pradakshina around the temple, followed by 108 rounds after getting the Visa.

36. Oravakallu Rock Garden

3.5 /5

248 kms from Hyderabad

There are a few ordinary landscapes in Kurnool. One fascinating stretch is a park with igneous rock formations. Find here a restaurant, small ponds, boating facilities and a cave museum. A less ordinary hiking area and a bit unusual picnic spot, this one, is a must visit area in Kurnool.

37. Rollapadu Wildlife Sanctuary

4.2 /5

259 kms from Hyderabad

A wildlife sanctuary spread across an area of 614sq kms in the Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh, Rollapadu offers its visitors a journey into the wild, close to nature, amidst a number of diverse species of flora and fauna.

38. Shani Shingnapur

4.2 /5 View 6+ photos

568 kms from Hyderabad

The spectacular and unique Shani Shignapur Temple of Ahmednagar district is well-known for the magical and powerful Lord Shani, who is believed to reside in a black stone till date. The Hindu God symbolising the planet Saturn is referred to as Swayambhu, which means that he has emerged himself in the form of the black stone. It has absolutely no architectural beauty, and just the simple stone with the spiritual aura of the lord entices scores of devotees every year.

39. Bhavani Island

4.1 /5

276 kms from Hyderabad

Bhavani island is one of the largest islands on a river and is located on the Krishna river at Vijayawada. The vast expanse of the island proves to be the perfect place for a relaxing weekend. If you are one for adventure sports and water slides, this is an exhilarating place to visit! It is named after the Goddess Bhavani or Kanaka Durga whose temple is on the Indrakeeladri hill close to the island. Bhavani island can be reached by boat from the banks of Krishna river. Approaching the island from the banks, you will enjoy the lush green surroundings and beauty of the Krishna river. If you are on the island especially during sunrise, you have the most spectacular view of the sunlight dancing on flowing waters of the river. It is a magical place for nature lovers.

40. Araku valley

658 kms from Hyderabad

Araku Valley is a comparatively unexplored hill station mostly visited by locals as a weekend getaway and is situated some 120 kilometres away from Vishakhapatnam. Blessed with terrific natural beauty, this destination is a serene respite from the hustle bustle of city life. If you're a tourist looking for exclusivity and tranquillity, a train leaves Vishakhapatnam early in the morning, making way through 58 tunnels and passing over 84 bridges making way through the breathtaking landscape to reach Araku in approximately in 5 hours, go, catch that!

41. Borra caves

4.2 /5 View 5+ photos

693 kms from Hyderabad

Located on the east coast of India, the Borra Caves are situated in the Ananthagiri hills of the Araku Valley in Visakhapatnam district. British geologist William King discovered this million years old cave in the year 1807 and it has been a tourist favourite ever since. Breathtaking hilly terrain, beautiful landscape, semi-evergreen moist deciduous forests, and wild fauna of the Borra Caves are a visual feast. A marvellous creation of nature, the caves were formed when river waters flow through a limestone area and the calcium carbonate turns into calcium bicarbonate, which is easily washed out by the running water.The most striking feature of the caves is its exquisite variety of speleothems ranging in size and irregularly shaped stalactites and stalagmites.

42. Ahobilam Temple

3.4 /5

401 kms from Hyderabad

Penna Ahobilam is renowned for its Lord Narasimha Swamy Temple. The temple is dedicated to Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy. The temple complex has temples of Adi Lakshmi Devi Temple and Chenchu Lakshmi Devi.

43. Horsley Hills

4.1 /5 View 5+ photos

533 kms from Hyderabad

Located near the south western border of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, the mighty Horsley Hills is a hill station which is the perfect amalgam of the charms of Andhra Pradesh and Ooty. This natural marvel is situated at an astonishing height of 4312 metres and is very well known for its breath taking landscape, rich biodiversity, countless holiday options and comparative exclusivity. Home to the largest Banyan tree in the world and the oldest Eucalyptus, it is an environmental hub lined with thick foliage dense forest areas with trees such Gulmohar, Allamanda, Reeta, Amla, Beedi leaves, Blue Gum, and Sandalwood. As many as 113 species of birds including yellow throated bulbul, black eagle and white - rumped shama. The picturesque landscape of Horsley also doubles up as a destination for adventure sports and activities such as trampoline, shooting, bow and arrow, wall climbing, water walking, rappelling, swimming pool, fish spa and a mini zoo. And if you're in the mood to just relax and unwind, then the endearing beauty of this hill station will surely cater to that as well.

44. Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary

4.0 /5

489 kms from Hyderabad

Easy to reach, Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary is the home to as many as 35 species of mangrove plants, 120 species of rare birds and innumerable species of flora and fauna. This sanctuary is famous for being home to the critically endangered white-backed vulture and long-billed vulture. It is easy to spot a sea turtle, seagull, estuarine crocodile, stork, heron among many other endangered species of fauna here. Coringa is known to be one of the favourites of eco-tourists. Take a boat ride to see the country's second largest mangrove forest.

45. Draksharamam

3.5 /5 View 5+ photos

468 kms from Hyderabad

Located on the eastern bank of Godavari, Draksharama is one of the five most powerful and prominent temples dedicated to Lord Shiva in the country. 40kms away from Rajahmundry, the temple is said to be dating back to the 11th century. Draksharama is perfect for a religious getaway, the scenery around the temple is pleasant and the road journey to the temple is nothing short of beautiful.

46. Yaganti

4.2 /5

305 kms from Hyderabad

Yaganti, in the Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh in India, is a popular tourist site that is famous for its Sri Yagantiswamy Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is the perfect way to get a feel of the Andhra Pradesh tourism. The temple speaks profoundly about our rich culture and traditions even today. Yaganti houses the idol of Shiva and Parvathi, called Ardhanareeswara. This fascinating idol is carved out of a single stone and is a marvellous idol of the deities to behold. The festival of Maha Shiv Ratri which falls around October or November each year is celebrated with great pomp and show at the temple. Tourists and especially devotees of Lord Shiva flock to the temple in huge numbers during this time.

47. Indravati National Park

3.5 /5

The only tiger reserve in the green state of Chhattisgarh, Indravati National Park boasts of a wildlife population larger than many others in the country. It is among the three royal tiger reserves this state, the other being Achanakmar and Undanti-Sitandadi tiger reserves. Deriving its name from the Indravati River in much proximity, the national park is said the be one of the best in the state.

48. Kaas Plateau

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571 kms from Hyderabad

One of the UNESCO World Natural Heritage sites of India, Kaas Plateau in Panchgani is a magical place with landscapes with lakes, flowers and butterflies all around. Kaas Plateau is situated at a mighty altitude of 1200 metres and is a major biodiversity hotspot owing to the many varieties of endemic flowers and butterflies that are found here. Housing about 850 species of beautiful wildflowers, the 1000 hectare area of the plateau is now a reserved forest which is famous for its natural beauty and flora, its Kaas Lake and its beautiful landscape and scenic beauty. 

49. Koodli

3.5 /5 View 6+ photos

635 kms from Hyderabad

The Varanasi of South, Koodli, is amongst the holiest places of Southern India and the site of confluence of two holy rivers Tunga & Bhadra. A place endowed with a lot of history and religious importance, Koodli has been an important place of worship, meditation and peace from ancient times. It is located at a distance of mere 16 km from the city of Shimoga in Shimoga district. A place filled with peace, faith and piety Koodli is a must see if you find yourself in Shimoga.

50. Maredumilli

4.0 /5 View 8+ photos

424 kms from Hyderabad

One of country's finest eco-tourism projects, Maredumilli is a place of wildlife, nature and of tribal people who are out to win your heart with their hospitality. Maredumilli is a forest area conserved and developed by the tribals who have habituated the lands for generations. Fed by the waters of the Godavari River, the semi-evergreen forests of the village make it a wonderful place to have some adventure in the wild and immerse oneself with nature.

51. Nagpur, Maharashtra - The Orange City

3.3 /5 View 27+ photos

500 kms from Hyderabad

Known For : Dhamma chakra stupa Ramtek Fort Temple Lata Mangeshkar Musical garden

Commonly associated with its delectable juicy varieties of oranges, Nagpur is also the winter capital of Maharashtra and has a rich cultural heritage to enchant its visitors.

Best Time: October to March

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