Ausflüge in Hyderabad - City Tour Hyderabad
Ausflüge in Hyderabad: Discover the real Hyderabad with this fascinating half-day tour of the ‘City of Pearls’. Visit all the main sights and attractions, including the imposing Charminar – the ultimate symbol of the city – the majestic Mecca Mosque and the Salar Jung Museum as well as seeing landmarks such as the Andhra Pradesh High Court and State Assembly buildings. This tour has everything: culture, history, art and architecture.
Begin your Hyderabad odyssey at the Chaminar, the rectangular, four-arched monumental gate that was built in 1591 by Sultan Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah to commemorate the elimination of a plague epidemic from the city. Chaminar means ‘four towers’, a named derived from the beautifully ornate minarets that rise 56 metres above the streets.
Continue to the Mecca Masjid just a short walk away from the Charminar. It is one of the largest mosques in India and the main hall holds as many 10,000 worshippers. The level of craftsmanship is simply breathtaking: the three arched façades were carved from a single piece of granite, which took five years to quarry.
Also visit the Salar Jung Museum, which houses the collection of Nawab Salar Jung III as well as a magnificent variety of European and Indian paintings and statues. Of special interest is the fabulous Koran collection and the Jade Room containing priceless objects, which belonged to ancient Indian rulers like Aurangazeb, Tipu Sultan, Shah Jahan and the Asaf Jahs of Hyderabad. Later drive past the Andhra Pradesh High Court and State Assembly buildings, two fine examples of Indo-Saracenic revival architecture.
Meeting/pick-up point: Collection from hotel.
Start/opening time: 8.30am.
End/closing time: 1pm.
Languages: English.

Ausflüge in Hyderabad - Excursion to Bidar - private
Ausflüge in Hyderabad: Full day excursion to Bidar, situated in the extreme northeast corner of the Andhra Pradesh State was the capital of the Bahmani kingdom from 1428 and later of the Barid Shahi dynasty. It is a pleasant town with a splendid old 15th century fort containing the Ranjeen Mahal, Chini Mahal and Turkish Mahal Palaces. The impressive Khwaja Mahmud Gawan Madrasa and the Tombs of the Bahmani and -Barid Kings are also worth seeing.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Duration: Eleven to twelve hours.
Start/opening time: At 10am. Pick up at 6.30am.
Languages: English.
Others: Additional charge per person applicable on minimum 2 paying pax staying at Falaknuma Palace Hotel.

Ausflüge in Hyderabad - Excursion to Pochampaly Kotyallagudem textile village
Ausflüge in Hyderabad: Around 40 kms to the south east of Hyderabad is Pochampally known for silk and cotton weaving. Recently opened local art form of IKKAT weaving museum is worth visit. The skilful designers of Pochampally transfer onto the warp and weft before being woven together.
In addition to weaving, one could see a single house with 101 doors! Even though it sounds incredible the 80-year old dwelling here is proof of existence. Lord Markandeya, presiding deity and God of the weaving community is the protector if this village.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Duration: Eleven to twelve hours.
Start/opening time: At 10am. Pick up at 8.30am.
Languages: English.
Others: Additional charge per person applicable for people staying at Falaknuma Palace Hotel.

Ausflüge in Hyderabad - Golconda Fort tour - private
Ausflüge in Hyderabad: Visit in the morning, when the weather is perfect to climb 360 steps oneway. Originally, 12th Cen Kakatiya Fort of Hindu rulers is 12 km from city. Clap while you nap at the entrance. Facinating views from Baradari (400 ft) plains and royal necropolis. The outer wall is 8 km with 87 semicircular bastions and 8 gates. In 1687 it fell to the marching Aurangazeb by means of treachery, latter used a prison by Nizams. Fabled treasure like Koh-i-noor is looted. Huge blocks of cut stone butting onto natural outcrops of granite, with several buildings for living, treasury, harems, mosques, baghs, baths and barracks. Royal Necropolis is located north west of the fort, out through Banjara Gate. Mostly from QUTUB Shahi period, large tombs have their own mosques. Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah and Kulsum Begum Tombs are worth visiting.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Duration: Three to four hours.
Start/opening time: At 9.30am. Pick up at 9am.
Languages: English.
Others: This tour requires climbing of 360 steps one way.

Ausflüge in Hyderabad - Hyderabad city tour - private
Ausflüge in Hyderabad: Start the tour by visiting the Charminar - rectangular, four-arched Monumental Gate described as the "The Arch of Triumph of the East" followed by walk around the Laad Bazaar famous for bridal accessories, laquer Bangles, Hyderabadi Attar (perfume), Maindi and Antiques. Continue to Chowmahalla Palace (replica of shah of Iran’s palace in Tehran).
Visit the Mecca Mosque – one of the Oldest and largest mosque in India. End your tour by visiting the Salar Jung Museum which along-with a collection of art objects by Nawab Salar Jung III, also houses magnificent exhibits of European and Indian paintings and statuary. Of special interest is the Jade Room containing priceless objects, which belonged to ancient Indian rulers like Aurangazeb, Tipu Sultan, Shah Jahan and the Asaf Jahs of Hyderabad. Later drive past the High Court and State Assembly buildings.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Duration: Seven to eight hours.
Start/opening time: At 9am. Pick up at 8.30am.
Languages: English.
Others: Additional charge per person applicable on minimum 2 paying pax staying at Falaknuma Palace Hotel.

Ausflüge in Hyderabad - Nagarjunaconda tour - private
Ausflüge in Hyderabad: Full day excursion to Nagarjunaconda. Further upstream the Krishna River from Hyderabad is Nagarjunakonda associated with the famous Buddhist scholar of 2nd century, Nagarjuna.
It was an important Buddhist monastic institution and has stupas with handsome sculptures showing scenes from the life of the Buddha. The Archaeologists have salvaged the precious ruins from this ancient site, atop a hill and set them up in a Vihara style museum.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Duration: Eleven to twelve hours.
Start/opening time: At 10am. Pick up at 6.30am.
Languages: English.
Others: Museum remains closed on Fridays. Additional charge per person applicable on minimum 2 paying pax staying at Falaknuma Palace Hotel.

Ausflüge in Hyderabad - Ramoji Film City tour - private
Ausflüge in Hyderabad: Ramoji Film City (RFC) is the world’s largest integrated film studio complex at over 2,000 acres (8.1 sq. km) of land. It is also a popular tourism and recreation centre, containing both natural and artificial attractions including an amusement park.
It is situated near Hayathnagar and Peddamberpet on Hyderabad - Vijayawada, NH9 highway, about 25 km South-East of Hyderabad. Be prepared to experience the spectacular locations, rides, games, shows, exciting attractions, enthralling entertainments and unlimited fun here.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Duration: Seven to eight hours.
Start/opening time: At 10am. Pick up at 8.30am.
Languages: English.
Others: Additional charge per person applicable for people staying at Falaknuma Palace Hotel.

Ausflüge in Hyderabad - Sound and light show at Golconda Fort - private
Ausflüge in Hyderabad: The 13th century Golconda Fort built by the Kakatiya kings is considered one of India’s most outstanding citadels. Known for its magnificent acoustics, the structural grandeur of the palaces and ingenious water supply system, the visit to the fort transports to that eventful age of the Qutub Shahi dynasty that speaks volumes of their glorious achievements.
One is perplexed to see the meticulous details of the architecture and the fading gardens, which once had sprawling lawns and playing fountains. Switching hands from Kakatiya Kings to Bahmani dynasty and later to the Qutub Shahi dynasty and finally was besieged by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, who finally gained control of it. Golconda is all this and more with a spectacular interplay of audio and visual effects, the saga of Golconda unfolds over centuries of splendor.
The show livens up the glorious past and it is an experience worth watching. The unique Sound & Light Show takes you right back in time narrating the glorious past of Golconda Fort which is full of life, glory and grandeur effectively with matchless Sound and Light effects.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Duration: Three hours.
Start/opening time: At 6pm. Pick up at 5pm.
Languages: English.
Others: Not operational on Mondays. Additional charge per person for customers staying at Falaknuma Palace Hotel. Show and pick up times are subject to change.

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