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Hyderabad, Bijapur & Badami

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Product Code : AGORA336

Experience a captivating exploration of Hyderabad, Bijapur, and Badami, delving into their rich history, architectural marvels, and cultural heritage. Begin your adventure in Hyderabad, uncovering the secrets of Golkonda Fort, Charminar, and the regal Chowmahalla Palace. Traverse through Gulbarga's medieval gems on your way to Bijapur, where the iconic Gol Gumbaz and Ibrahim Rouza await your discovery. Immerse yourself in Badami's ancient rock-cut temples, complemented by the architectural brilliance of Aihole and the UNESCO-listed Pattadakal. Concluding your journey, cherish the memories of this fascinating exploration of India's historical and cultural treasures.


Day 1: Arrival in Hyderabad

Upon landing at Hyderabad airport, our representative will greet you and arrange your transfer to the hotel. After settling in, spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring local markets, indulging in traditional cuisine, or simply relaxing at the hotel.


Day 2: Hyderabad City Tour

After breakfast, begin your exploration with a visit to the majestic Golkonda Fort. Wander through its grand ruins, royal palaces, and intricate carvings, including the iconic Fateh Darwaza, known for its acoustic wonders. Continue to the historic Charminar, an emblematic monument surrounded by bustling markets. Explore the vibrant surroundings before moving on to the expansive Mecca Masjid and the lavish Chowmahalla Palace, former residence of the Nizams. Conclude your day with a relaxing boat ride on Hussain Sagar Lake and a visit to Lumbini Park for a serene evening by the water, offering beautiful views of the illuminated Buddha statue.


Day 3: Hyderabad - Gulbarga - Bijapur (385kms)

After breakfast, embark on a picturesque drive to Bijapur, making a stop at Gulbarga along the way. In Gulbarga, explore the formidable Gulbarga Fort, showcasing medieval architectural brilliance with its mosques, palaces, and gardens. Don't miss the Sharana Basaveshwara Temple, a significant religious site in Gulbarga. Resume your journey to Bijapur and check into your hotel for an overnight stay.


Day 4: Bijapur City Tour

Start your day with breakfast followed by a tour of Bijapur's historical treasures. Visit the awe-inspiring Gol Gumbaz, Mohammed Adil Shah's mausoleum, known for its massive dome, unique whispering gallery, and ornate interiors. Explore other significant landmarks like Ibrahim Rouza, an elegant tomb complex, Jami Masjid, one of India's largest mosques, and the impressive cannon "Malik-i-Maidan" at Malik-e-Maidan. Dive deep into Bijapur's rich history and architectural splendors, and also visit Bara Kaman, an unfinished mausoleum with impressive arches, and the Upali Buruj watchtower for panoramic views of the city.


Day 5: Badami Excursion

Today, set out for a memorable excursion to Badami, renowned for its ancient rock-cut cave temples. Marvel at the intricate carvings and sculptures depicting Hindu deities like Shiva and Vishnu, dating back to the 6th century. Continue your journey to Aihole, often hailed as the "Cradle of Indian Architecture," renowned for its diverse temples and innovative architectural designs. Conclude your exploration at Pattadakal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site celebrated for its magnificent temple complexes blending various architectural styles. After a day filled with wonder, return to your hotel in Badami.


Day 6: Badami - Hyderabad (380kms)

Enjoy breakfast before bidding adieu to Badami. Begin your scenic drive back to Hyderabad. Upon arrival, you will be dropped off at your hotel or the airport, depending on your onward travel plans. Reflect on the incredible experiences and memories from your tour of Hyderabad, Gulbarga, and Bijapur, cherishing the historical richness of these captivating cities.

- 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.