Thousand Pillar Temple, Warangal Fort & Ramappa Temple Tour
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Product Code : AGORA296
Discover the rich heritage of Warangal on this private day tour from Hyderabad. Visit the iconic Thousand Pillar Temple, admire the stunning Warangal Fort and learn about the fascinating history of the Kakatiya dynasty. End your day with a visit to the beautiful Ramappa Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its stunning architecture and intricate carvings. With round-trip transportation and an expert guide to lead the way, this tour offers an unforgettable glimpse into the ancient culture and architecture of India.
7:30 AM - Pick up from your Hyderabad hotel
Your private driver will pick you up from your hotel in Hyderabad in a comfortable air-conditioned car. After the pick-up, you will start your journey towards Warangal, which is approximately 150 km away.
10:00 AM - Thousand Pillar Temple
Arrive at Thousand Pillar Temple, which is located in Hanamkonda, a suburb of Warangal. This magnificent temple is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Warangal and is a masterpiece of Kakatiya architecture. The temple has three shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu, and Lord Surya, and is known for its stunning stone-carved pillars and intricate sculptures.
You will have approximately one hour to explore the temple, take photographs, and learn about its history and significance.
11:30 AM - Ramappa Temple
Drive to Ramappa Temple, located approximately 70 km from the Thousand Pillar Temple. This 13th-century temple is an outstanding example of Kakatiya architecture and is also known as the Ramalingeswara Temple. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is known for its intricate carvings, particularly the famed Nandi bull.
You will have approximately two hour to explore the temple, take photographs, and learn about its history and significance.
1:30 PM - Lunch
Take a break for lunch and enjoy some local delicacies in a nearby restaurant. Your guide can recommend a good restaurant where you can sample some authentic local cuisine.
2:30 PM - Warangal Fort
Head to the Warangal Fort, which is just a 1-ours drive from the Ramappa Temple. The fort was built during the Kakatiya dynasty and is an impressive example of medieval Indian architecture. The fort complex includes several ancient structures, including the famous Khush Mahal, which is a beautiful palace with intricate carvings and exquisite stucco work, and the Shitabh Khan mosque, which is a fine example of Islamic architecture.
You will have approximately one hour to explore the fort, admire its stunning architecture, and learn about its history and significance.
4:30 PM - Kakatiya Kala Thoranam
Drive to the Kakatiya Kala Thoranam, which is a magnificent arch that symbolizes the glory of the Kakatiya dynasty. The arch was built during the 12th century and is a fine example of the architectural style of the Kakatiya dynasty. The arch is made of red sandstone and has intricate carvings and sculptures that depict various scenes from Hindu mythology.
You will have approximately 30 minutes to admire the structure, take photographs, and learn about its history and significance.
5:00 PM - Return to Hyderabad
Start your journey back to Hyderabad. You can stop for some snacks or coffee on the way.
Your driver will drop you off at your hotel in Hyderabad, concluding your private day tour to Ramappa Temple, Thousand Pillar Temple, Warangal Fort, and Kakatiya Kala Thoranam.
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.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.