Known For : Danteshwari Temple
| Mama-Bhanjaa Temple
| Indravati National Park
Hyderabad is perfectly located for a traveler looking for weekend getaways in Southern or Central India. This is why it attracts a lot of tourists, who visit Hyderabad as well as places around Hyderabad. The destinations are attractive and variegated - ranging from Hill Stations to Resorts to Picnic Spots.
Among the places within 100 - 300 km from Hyderabad, the popular ones include Nagarjunasagar Dam, Warangal, Vijaywada, Kurnool, etc. These places take 1-2 day(s) and make for a perfect weekend getaway from Hyderabad. The lesser known places to visit near Hyderabad are the quaint hills like Papi Kondalu, holy places like Mantralayam, Guntur, Srisailam and places like Bidar and Kurnool add much to the cultural history surrounding Hyderabad and places close to Hyderabad. There are amazing wildlife sanctuaries close to Hyderabad like the ones at Bhamragarh and Taboda.
Tourist Places near Hyderabad like Lonal, Papi Hills, Kolad waterfalls, Job Falls, Nalgonda are a few of the many choices that adventure enthusiasts have. Shivasundara, Rajahamundry, Nagarjunakonda, Kurnool are more lucrative destinations for people who want to just relax. Amazing scenic beauty at Machelipatnam Beach is another favorite among college friends who usually look for a budget friendly weekend getaway from Hyderabad.
Families who prefer visiting the tourist destinations near Hyderabad are bound to visit places like Pattadakal, Aihole, Bhadrachalam, Nizamabad and Anantapur which have a rich cultural heritage surrounding them.
Others who look to extend their weekend getaways, however, travel to Gokarna, Kudremukh and Mahabalipuram, or Bhandardara and Ganaptipule or even Nandi Hills. Other attractions include Murudeshwar and Harihareshwar, and Hogenakkal and Chikhadara.