Hyderabad, Bijapur & Badami
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Product Code : AGORA336
Discover the rich history and cultural heritage of southern India on this private tour of Hyderabad, Bijapur, and Badami. Explore the ancient fortresses, palaces, and temples of Hyderabad, including the majestic Golkonda Fort. Visit the stunning Gulburga Fort and explore the historic city of Bijapur, known for its grand architecture and rich culture. Discover the awe-inspiring temples of Aihole, Pattadakal, and Badami, and marvel at the intricate carvings and stunning architecture that adorn these ancient sites.
Day 1: Hyderabad
Upon your arrival at Hyderabad airport, our representative will meet you and assist with your transfer to the hotel. After checking in, you have the rest of the day free to relax and engage in personal activities. You can explore the local markets, try out traditional cuisine, or simply unwind at the hotel.
Day 2: Hyderabad City Tour
After breakfast, embark on a comprehensive city tour of Hyderabad. Start by visiting the iconic Golkonda Fort, known for its grand architecture and historical significance. Explore the magnificent ruins, including the royal palaces, intricate carvings, and the famous Fateh Darwaza. Next, proceed to the historic Charminar, a stunning monument and symbol of the city. Explore the bustling markets around Charminar and experience the vibrant atmosphere. Later, visit Mecca Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India, and Chowmahalla Palace, the opulent residence of the Nizams of Hyderabad.
Day 3: Hyderabad - Gulbarga - Bijapur (385kms)
After breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Bijapur, with a stopover at Gulbarga. In Gulbarga, visit the impressive Gulbarga Fort, a magnificent structure that showcases the architectural brilliance of the medieval era. Explore the fort's various structures, including mosques, palaces, and gardens. Continue your drive to Bijapur and check in at your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 4: Bijapur City Tour
After breakfast, immerse yourself in the historical grandeur of Bijapur during a city tour. Visit Gol Gumbaz, an architectural marvel and the mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah. Admire its massive dome, whispering gallery, and intricately designed interiors. Explore other notable landmarks such as Ibrahim Rouza, Jami Masjid, and Malik-e-Maidan, which houses the famous cannon "Malik-i-Maidan". Learn about the rich history and cultural heritage of Bijapur as you delve into the city's architectural gems.
Day 5: Badami Excursion
Today, embark on an excursion to Badami, renowned for its ancient cave temples and architectural wonders. Explore the exquisite rock-cut cave temples of Badami, which date back to the 6th century. Marvel at the intricate carvings and sculptures depicting various Hindu deities. Afterward, visit Aihole, often called the "Cradle of Indian Architecture," known for its numerous temples and architectural experiments. Continue to Pattadakal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its stunning temple complexes representing a blend of various architectural styles. After a day of exploration, return to your hotel in Badami.
Day 6: Badami - Hyderabad (380kms)
After breakfast, bid farewell to Badami and embark on a scenic drive back to Hyderabad. Upon reaching Hyderabad, you will be dropped off at your hotel or the airport, depending on your onward travel arrangements. Take this time to reminisce about the wonderful experiences and cherish the memories created during your Hyderabad, Gulbarga, and Bijapur tour.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 5 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 5 nights accommodation
Hyderabad x 2 nights
3* - Aditya Park/ Lemon Tree Hotel
4* - Lemon Tree Hotel/ Fortune Park Vallabha
Bijapur x 1 night
3*/4*/5* - The Fern Residency/ Sun Hotel
Badami x 2 nights
3* - Krishna Heritage/ The Heritage Resort
4* / 5* - Badami Court/ Krishna Heritage
- Any flight tickets.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.