Hyderabad is situated on hilly terrain and around places are ideal for a weekend getaway. Here is the list of tourist places to visit near Hyderabad during the monsoon.
Ananthagiri Hills is the Birthplace of Musi river situated in Ranga Reddy district. The dense forested area located 90 kilometers to the west of Hyderabad and home to famous Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple.
Pocharam Forest and Wildlife Sanctuary is situated 115Km from Hyderabad city in districts of Medak. The sanctuary is home to many species of birds and mammals.
Bidar Fort of Karnataka is located on the edge of the Bidar platueau, 143 Km from Hyderabad. The fort host over 30 monuments inside and a historic water supply system.
Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is located near Nalgonda District in Telangana across the Krishna river. The dam is 490 feet tall and host second biggest water reservoir in India.
Ethipothala Falls in Guntur district is located about 165 kilometers from Hyderabad. The 70 feet cascade waterfalls situated about 11 kilometres from Nagarjuna Sagar Dam.
Srisailam Dam is situated in a deep gorge in the Nallamala Hills across the Krishna river in Kurnool district. The dam has 2nd largest capacity of hydroelectric in India.
Alampur temple town is situated on the left bank of the Tungabhadra river and surrounded by the Nallamala hills. Alampur temples and ancient monuments are protected by Archaeological Survey of India.
Laknavaram Lake in Warangal is a very popular tourist spot and surrounded by thick deciduous forest. The lake is located about 80km from Warangal in Govindaraopet mandal.
Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary is located 250 km away from Hyderabad. The sanctuary is one of the oldest sanctuaries of Telangana state and home to many kinds of birds,reptiles and wild animals.
Kuntala Waterfalls in Adilabad is the highest waterfall of Telangana state, located on Kadem river at a distance of 260Km from Hyderabad. The falls along with Gayatri Waterfalls and Pochera Falls are situated in the dense forests.