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The Best of Bidar: A Private Day Tour from Hyderabad

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Product Code : AGORA304

Dive deeper into Bidar's rich heritage on "The Best of Bidar," a private day tour from Hyderabad. Your journey begins with a scenic drive to the iconic Bidar Fort, an architectural marvel showcasing the grandeur of the Bahmani Kingdom. Continue to the historic Mahmud Gawan Madarsa, a center of Islamic learning adorned with intricate carvings and stories from the past. Delight in a local feast during lunch, immersing yourself in Bidar's authentic flavors. Explore the Bahmani Tombs, paying homage to the region's illustrious rulers, and discover the spiritual allure of Narasimha Jhira temple. Wrap up your exploration with a visit to a Bidriware workshop, witnessing artisans craft exquisite masterpieces. As the day concludes, return to Hyderabad with cherished memories and a deeper understanding of Bidar's captivating culture and heritage.

8:00 AM - Departure from Hyderabad:
Kick off your cultural expedition with a prompt pickup from your Hyderabad hotel. As you set off, the journey promises a scenic drive spanning approximately three hours, offering picturesque views of the Deccan plateau's countryside.

Arrival at Bidar Fort:
Upon reaching Bidar, immerse yourself in the historical majesty of Bidar Fort. This 15th-century fort, once the heart of the Bahmani Kingdom, stands tall with its towering walls, imposing gates, and intricate Islamic architecture. Accompanied by your expert guide, stroll through its expansive courtyards, visit the splendid palaces adorned with Persian tiles, and marvel at the ancient mosques echoing tales of bygone eras.

Visit to Mahmud Gawan Madarsa:
From the fort, make your way to the Mahmud Gawan Madarsa, a renowned 15th-century institution that served as a beacon of Islamic scholarship. As you explore the Madarsa's interiors, be captivated by its symmetrical arches, elaborately carved stonework, and serene courtyards. Your guide will regale you with stories of its illustrious past, detailing its pivotal role in medieval Islamic education.

Lunch Break:
Indulge in a delectable lunch at a local restaurant, where you can sample traditional Bidari cuisine. Let your taste buds dance to the flavors of spicy curries, aromatic rice dishes, and mouth-watering desserts, reflecting the region's rich culinary heritage.

Explore Bahmani Tombs:
Post lunch, venture to the Bahmani Tombs, a cluster of majestic mausoleums dedicated to the Bahmani rulers. Admire the intricate designs, detailed calligraphy, and exquisite carvings that adorn these tombs, each reflecting the artistic brilliance of its time. Your guide will illuminate the history and significance of each mausoleum, sharing tales of the rulers they commemorate.

Visit Narasimha Jhira:
Continue your journey to Narasimha Jhira, an enchanting temple nestled within a natural cave on the outskirts of Bidar. As you step into the cave, feel the coolness of the natural spring waters and hear the soft chants echoing its sanctity. Your guide will narrate the legends of Lord Narasimha associated with this sacred site, enhancing the spiritual experience.

Discover Bidriware Manufacturing:
Conclude your Bidar exploration with a visit to a Bidriware manufacturing unit. Witness the intricate craftsmanship as skilled artisans meticulously craft Bidriware artifacts. Marvel at the silver inlay work that adorns these blackened metal pieces, understanding the meticulous process and artistic vision behind each creation.

Return to Hyderabad:
As dusk approaches, embark on your return journey to Hyderabad. Reflect on the enriching experiences of the day, cherishing the memories, stories, and insights into Bidar's vibrant history and cultural legacy.

Hotel Drop-off:
Conclude your day as you arrive back at your Hyderabad hotel. 

Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.

English speaking local guide, if option selected.

Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.

Lunch, if option selected.

Bottled water in the car.

Government Taxes.

Camera charges at monuments.

Gratuities and optional activities.

Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.