8Hr Historical Tour of Golconda Fort, Tombs & Old City tour of Hyderabad & Lunch

Your exclusive, skip the line full 8 hrs tour starts with pickup from your place of stay by the licensed, historian / guide to start exploring one of the world’s 8 kms circumference massive fort: GOLCONDA followed by the Necropolis of their Qutub Shahi dynasty rulers, buried next door. Both are 12 kms away from city centre. You have an option to climb 365 steps one way or linger around the ramparts of the palatial buildings. Experience the ecosystem carried all the way to 400 fts of Bardari !!!.  The hot lunch with ethnic Hyderabadi dishes will be provided. Further visit the old city area for an enchanting  walk of Bridal ware, Bangles, Spices Bazaars around Charminar, the landmark of Hyderabad, the Laad Bazar street get your hands painted with local Mehndi and Antiques culture.. See the Chowmahalla Palace, Latter the Mecca Mosque (10000 prayers at once). Enjoy the sip of Special Irani Tea with Nizam Biscuits.

per adult from

$96

AUD

Duration

8 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch - Thali (plate) is a round platter to serve food in the Indian subcontinent. Thali is also used to refer to an Indian-style meal made up of a selection of various dishes which are served on a platter.
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off, please send us the stay details
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Coffee and/or Tea - Irani cafés by Zoroastrian Irani immigrants to British India, fleeing Islamic persecution in West, Central Asia boasting popular for Irani chai(tea), with special Nizamia (osmania) Biscuits.
    • Golconda Fort & Qutub Shahi Tombs Admission fees,Thali(Veg)Meal, Irani Chai with Bisucuites:Included
    • Licensed Guide
    • Entry/Admission - Golconda Fort
    • Entry/Admission - Qutab Shahi Tombs
    • Entry/Admission - Irani Chai
    • Entry/Admission - Kamat Restaurant
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Admission fees to climb Charminar stairs: Direct
    • Entry/Admission - Charminar
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Golconda Fort, Ibrahim Bagh, Hyderabad 500008 India

    Golconda Fort, "Shepherd's Hill" is a fortified citadel and an early capital city of the Qutb Shahi dynasty (c.1512–1687), The region has produced some of the world's most famous diamonds, including the colorless Koh-i-Noor (now owned by the United Kingdom). There are 365 steps one way to get the full stories and panoramic views of the plains.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Qutab Shahi Tombs, Toli Chowki 1 Km from Golconda Fort, Hyderabad 500008 India

    The Qutb Shahi Tombs are located in the Ibrahim Bagh (garden precinct), close to the famous Golconda Fort in Hyderabad, India. They contain the tombs and mosques built by the various kings of the Qutb Shahi dynasty. The galleries of the smaller tombs are of a single storey while the larger ones are two storied. In the center of each tomb is a sarcophagus which overlies the actual burial vault in a crypt below. The domes were originally overlaid with blue and green tiles, of which only a few pieces now remain.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Lumbini Park, along the banks of Hussain Sagar Lake, Hyderabad 500004 India

    Lumbini Park is a small public, urban park of 7.5 acres adjacent to Hussain Sagar, named after Lumbini of Nepal dedicated to Lord Buddha.

    Pass By: Hussain Sagar Lake, 2 km from Hyderabad Center, Hyderabad India

    Hussain Sagar is a heart-shaped 8 sq km lake built by Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah in 1563 AD occupying 5.7 square kilometres and is fed by the River Musi. A large monolithic statue of the Gautama Buddha, erected in 1992, stands on Gibraltar Rock in the middle of the lake. It also separates the city centre of Hyderabad from its neighborhood Secunderabad. The maximum depth of the lake is 32 feet.

    Pass By: Buddha Statue, Hussain Sagar Khairatabad, Hyderabad 500029 India

    World’s largest monolithic granite statue of Lord Buddha was erected in 985 stood at 58 feet (18 m) and weighed 350 tons, on the "Rock of Gibraltar in the middle of Hussain Sagar.
    This statue is located at Lumbini Park in the Hussain Sagar Island can be reached by boat in 15 minutes.

    Pass By: Birla Mandir, Naubath Pahad Kala Pahad, Nr. Hussainsagar Lake, Hyderabad 500004 India

    Birla Mandir is a Hindu temple, built on a 280 feet (85 m) high hillock called Naubath Pahad on a 13 acres plot. The temple was constructed by Birla Foundation, which has also constructed several similar temples across India, all of which are known as Birla Mandir.

    Pass By: Telangana State Legislature, Public Gardens, Red Hills, Lakdikapul, Hyderabad, Telangana 500004, India

    The Telangana state Legislative Assembly Building, was built in 1905 to mark the 40th birthday of 6th Nizam Mir Mahboob Ali Khan of Hyderabad state. This white gem of Hyderabad's architectural splendour was designed by specially commissioned architects. It adjoins the picturesque public gardens also known as the famous hanging gardens.

    Pass By: Nampally Railway Station, Mahesh Nagar, Abids, Hyderabad, Telangana 500457, India

    Hyderabad Deccan (Nampally) railway station was built in 1907 by Osman Ali Khan, the last Nizam of Hyderabad. This marvelous building was once used by the erst while Nizam kings for their personal carriages.

    Pass By: Mozamjahi Market, Malakunta, Hyderabad, Telangana 500457, India

    Mozamjahi Market is very famous for the fruit and flower market built During the ruling of last Nizam, Mir Osman Ali Khan in 1935 AD

    Pass By: High Court, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

    The High Court of Telangana is the High Court of the Indian state Telangana. Founded by the 7th Nizam H.E.H Mir Osman Ali Khan, initially it was set up as High Court of Hyderabad for the then Princely State of Hyderabad Deccan and later renamed High Court of Andhra Pradesh, as it was set up on 5 November 1956 under the States Reorganisation Act, 1956

    Pass By: Char Kaman, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

    Char Kaman (meaning four gates) are four historical structures located near Charminar were built in 1592. Charminar Kaman, Machli Kaman, Kali Kaman and Sher-e-Batil-Ki-Kaman.

    Stop At: Mecca Masjid, Charminar Rd, Charminar, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India

    Mekkah Masjid is a congregational mosque in with a capacity of 20,000, built around 17th Cen AD by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, the fifth ruler of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, commissioned bricks to be made from the soil brought from Mecca. During Fridays after noon prayers are offered.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Laad Bazar, Char Kaman, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India

    Laad Bazaar is a very old market popular for bangles located on one of the four main roads that branch out from the historic Charminar. Laad meaning lacquer is used to make bangles, on which artificial diamonds are studded. In this 1-kilometer (0.62 mi)-long shopping strip, most of the shops sell bangles, saris, wedding related items, and imitation jewelry.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Charminar Road Char Lamar, Hyderabad 500002 India

    The fifth ruler of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, built the Charminar in 1591 after shifting his capital from Golkonda to the newly formed city of Hyderabad. If you wish to climb up, you can pay admission / entrance directly.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Irani Chai, 6-3-542/3/2, Beside NIMS Hospital, Punjagutta Market, Punjagutta, Hyderabad, Telangana 500082, India

    Irani cafés were originally opened by Zoroastrian Irani immigrants to British India in the 20th century fleeing Islamic persecution in West Asia and Central Asia boasting popular for Irani chai (tea). Hyderabad also boasts with special Nizamia (osmania) Biscuits.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kamat Restaurant, Abids Road, NTR Nagar, Koti, Devi Bagh, Red Hills, Lakdikapul, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

    Thali (meaning "plate") is a round platter used to serve food in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. Thali is also used to refer to an Indian-style meal made up of a selection of various dishes which are served on a platter.

    Duration: 45 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    While making booking, please mention the place of your stay within Hyderabad city limits, we will pickup and drop back.
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum age is 18 years
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Garuda Tourism

Activity ID: V-8070P32

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