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Stop At: Golconda Fort, Ibrahim Bagh, Hyderabad 500008 India
Your tour starts with a pick up from the hotel. You will be driven in a private vehicle towards the Golconda Fort. Also known as the Round Shaped Hill or Shepherds' Hill, the Golconda Fort is a citadel and fort that once served as the capital of the medieval sultanate of the Qutb Shahi dynasty. The Fort used to have a vault that once stored the Koh-i-Noor and Hope Diamonds, along with other precious diamonds.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Bhoodan Pochampally, Telangana 508284, India
Then, you will be driven towards Bhoodan Pochampally. En-route learn about the history of Pochampally, which has made to the list of UNESCO’s tentative list of World Heritage Sites under the "iconic saree weaving clusters of India". A cluster of around 100 villages, Pochampally has traditional looms, whose this Silk City is more of a cottage industry with more than 10,000 weaving families. Learn about the world-famous Pochampally ‘ikkat’, a weave style of tie-dye as per which geometric designs are transferred onto mainly silk and cotton threads before they’re woven together, creating saris and other dress materials. The raw materials used are purchased by the farmers locally, and the finished products are then sold through a village co-operative within India and exported worldwide. On arrival, watch the creative village weaving technique, tie-dying, and the ‘ikkat’ textiles making process. Also, visit a local institute that trains locals in entrepreneurial skills and explore an art gallery showcasing the intricate artistry of the ikkat style of dye.
Afterward, check out Pochampally’s famous 101 Darwaja House, named so because of its 101 doors and windows. Explore this old house, which is also an interesting heritage site, with a 150-year-old history. Each of the opening offers a pleasant view of the surroundings, which is the uniqueness of the house. The building has been converted into a school and is a popular attraction among tourists. After the tour concludes, you will be dropped back at the hotel.
Duration: 2 hours