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Hyderabad city tour in a day

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

We head out to Golconda, located 11 km away from the Hyderabad City. The Golconda fort is arguably the greatest hill fortress of India. Built in AD 1143 as a mud fort, it was fortified between the 14th and 17th centuries and served as the principle Palace of the Bahmani Sultans and the Qutb Shahi dynasty. Our guide will bring alive the history of this Fort and how it shaped the future of Hyderabad and its people.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Qutb Shahi Tombs, Qutub Shahi Tombs, Hyderabad, Telangana 500008, India

Qutub Shahi Tombs were erected in the memory of the old kings of Golconda. The arch, columns, dome minarets, and galleries look exquisite and are surrounded by gardens called Ibrahim Bagh. As per legend, these tombs were revered during the rule of the Qutub Shahi Kings and even criminals taking refuge here were pardoned.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Chowmahalla Palace, 20-4-236, Motigalli, Khilwat, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India

Choumahalla, the Palace of the Nizams who were at one time the richest people in the world is the next halt in this Hyderabad City Tour. Some of the noteworthy sections in this Palace include a water fountain, vintage cars, intricate carvings, glass chandeliers and the grand durbar hall. During the heydays of the Nizams, as many as 7000 attendants used to man this Palace! Our guide will give you an insight into the personal and political life of Nizams of Hyderabad.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Salar Jung Museum, Salar Jung Rd, near Minar Function Hall, Darulshifa, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India

Our Hyderabad City Tour takes us next to Salarjung, the most famous museum in Hyderabad. It has the world’s largest one-man Art collection. Nawab Mir Yusuf Ali Khan Salar Jung III(1889–1949) who was the Prime Minister of the seventh Nizam of Hyderabad, spent a fortune over thirty-five years to build this collection. The collection ranges from 2nd century B.C to early 20th century A.D of different cultures such as Greek, Roman, Hindu, Jain, Buddhist, Christian and Islamic.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Charkaman, Charminar, Hyderabad 500082 India

Our final destination in the Hyderabad City Tour is Charminar, a monument that is symbolic of the city of Hyderabad. It was built in 1591 by Mohammed Quli Qutb Shahi, the fifth sultan of the Qutub Shahi dynasty to commemorate the end of a deadly plague attack of the city. Our guide will enthrall you with legends like the presence of a secret tunnel underneath Charminar which connected to Golconda Fort, created as a means of escape for the royal family at times of distress.


Duration: 45 minutes
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
All hotels in Hyderabad

Airports

  • Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad India
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • entrance charges
  • Guide
  • Private Car
  • Entry/Admission - Golconda Fort
  • Entry/Admission - Qutb Shahi Tombs
  • Entry/Admission - Chowmahalla Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Salar Jung Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Charminar
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 11 June 2019

Azam was a great guide. I enjoyed the walk through the old city of Hyderabad with him. He regaled me with stories of the times of Nizams and Paigahs. It was a enjoyable experience going to the old palaces and imagine the life in one...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Thanks for that very good trip around Hyderabad. Azim pick up me directly at the Hotel with some new car with AC it was helpful today about the heating. From the first moment he was a very good communicator and shared a lot of background...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Your time is precious in Hyderabad and this tour cuts right to the sites that matter the most. The guides help you get in touch with the culture from religion to food. This tour is definitely the way to go for an authentic experience in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank seitzmarc
Reviewed 17 September 2018

I took the city tour with Five Senses and it turned out to be an extremely memorable experience. First, the guide was fantastic! I especially loved the Salarjung museum and the Choumalla Palace. The grand opulence of the Nizams is here to see! The Golconda...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

I researched Tripadvisor before travelling to Hyderabad, India for a five-day tour with my mother, sisters and my son. Came across Five Senses Tours and read their reviews. When I texted my requirements, the Tour company replied promptly. They made suggestions on the itinerary and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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  • Languages Offered: English
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