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Hyderabad, Bijapur & Hampi

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Product Code : AGORA335

Hyderabad, Bijapur & Hampi, six days private tour include Hyderabad, Gulbarga, Bijapur & Hampi in its itinerary. While in Hyderabad you will visit historic Golconda Fort, the Charminar, the Salarjung Museum. On the way to Bijapur visit Golbarga Fort of Brahmani era. In Bijapur visit Bijapur Fort, Gol Gumbaz, Ibrahim-Rauza & Jami Masjid all built during the rule of the Adil Shahi dynasty. Further drive to Hampi an ancient village dotted with numerous ruined temple complexes from the Vijayanagara Empire. Visit the 7th-century Virupaksha Temple, Vithala Temple Complex, Royal enclosures, Hazara Rama Temple, King's Balance and revived Hampi Bazaar. Accommodation with breakfast, transport by AC vehicle, entrances to monuments & English-speaking guide during sightseeing are part of package tour.

Day 1: Hyderabad

On arrival at Hyderabad airport assistance & transfer to hotel (hotel check in/ out time 12pm). Rest time free to relax and personal activities. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 2: Hyderabad

Breakfast at hotel, city tour of Hyderabad, explore 400 year old metropolitan city teeming with bustling bazaars & Muslim monuments. Visit Golconda Fort renowned for its diamond mines that have given the world famous Kohinoor and Darya-i-noor diamonds. The ancient fort complex of Golconda will charm you with its history, tinged with legends and anecdotes. Qutub Shahi Tombs a group of small and big mosques and tombs built by the rulers of the Qutub Shah dynasty on a raised platform and have a dome-shaped structure. Charminar built in 1591 by Quli Qutub Shah is an identifying landmark of Hyderabad. It is also famous for the market that sprawls around it called Laad Bazaar. Salar Jung Museum (Friday closed) a treat for tourists famous for being the third largest museum in the country, having the largest antiques collection dating back to the first century. Chowmahalla Palace (Friday closed) the seat of the Asaf Jahi dynasty where the Nizams entertained their official guests and royal visitors. Birla Mandir made of pure white Rajasthani marble the temple beauty leaves you awestruck. Also drive pass Hussain Sagar Lake one of the largest man made lake renowned for its monolith of Lord Buddha placed right at the center of the lake. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 3: Hyderabad - Gulburga - Vijayapura (385kms)

Drive to Vijayapura, en-route visit the Gulburga Fort a leftover of the Brahmani era, originally built by Raja Gulchand. Later 15 towers were added by Allah-ud-din Bahmani in the existing structure of the fort. The fort contained 15 towers and 26 guns of which one was 8 metres long. Jama Masjid a 14th-century mosque in Fort complex which marks the establishment of the Bahmani Kingdom in the Deccan. Jama Masjid interior are similar to the Great Cathedral-Mosque of Cordoba in Spain. Sharana Basaveshwara Temple built in the twelfth century, this temple is a marvel of Hindu stone carvings. The pillars, walls and towers of the site are covered with intricate carvings of Hindu gods, goddesses, demigods, damsels, animals and events from local lore. Tomb of Sufi mystic Khwaja Bande Nawaz a unique confluence of religious diversity. The Persian, Indo-Saracenic and Arabic influences on the building are evident from the dome and towers that surround the tomb. 

Continue drive to Vijayapura check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 4: Vijayapura - Hampi (215kms)

Breakfast at hotel, city tour of Vijayapura. Visit The Vijayapura Fort which has a plethora of historical monuments of architectural importance built during the rule of Adil Shahi dynasty. Prominent attraction includes Asar Mahal built in 1640 used to serve as a Hall of Justice, Bara Kaman the unfinished mausoleum of Ali Adil Shah II, Gol Gumbaz the second largest dome in the world, Jama Masjid noted for graceful twin minarets, Malik-e-Maidan the biggest cannon ever made in the history of world & Mehtar Mahal built in 1620 the most elegant structure within the fort & the Ibrahims Rouza built in the 15th century. Late drive to Hampi check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 5: Hampi

Breakfast at hotel, city tour of Hampi an UNESCO world Heritage sites dotted with numerous ruined temple complexes from the Vijayanagara Empire on the bank of the River Tungabhadra. Although the city was destroyed by marauding Moghul invaders in the 16th century, much of it remains today. The vast site of monuments and ruins are a mute witness to an ear of glories, triumphs and tragedies. The ruins of Hampi are so majestic and imposing that they leave the visitor totally dumbfounded, awestruck and humbled. Visit Hazara Rama Temple, Kings Balance, Mahanavami Dibba, Royal enclosures, Statue of Ugra Narasimha Temple, Virupaksha Temple, Vithala Temple Complex, Lotus Mahal & ASI Museum. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 6: Hampi - Hyderabad (380kms)

Breakfast at hotel, drive to Hyderabad and drop off to your hotel or airport. 

Assistance on arrival at airport.

5 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.

Daily breakfast at hotels.

Private air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per 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 
5* - ITC Kakatiya, a Luxury Collection/ Trident Hotel

Bijapur x 1 night
3* - Sun Hotel/ Hotel Mayura Adilshahi
4* - Sun Hotel/ Hotel Mayura Adilshahi
5* - Sun Hotel/ Hotel Mayura Adilshahi

Hospet/Hampi x 2 nights
3* - Krishna Palace/ Kishkinda Heritage Resort
4* - Heritage Resort / Royal Orchid Central Keerti
5* - Hyatt Place/ Hampi Boulders

Any flight tickets.

Camera charges at monuments.

Meals other than mentioned in day plan.

Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc. 

Gratuities & optional activities.

Anything not mentioned in inclusions.