Start your Hyderabad excursion with a morning pickup from your hotel. Youll continue to your days first stop, at the Golconda Fort.
Take advantage of the mornings cooler temperatures as you scale the 360 steps of this medieval structure. Youll then continue on a short trip of 7 miles (12 kilometers) outside the city center to visit the Warangal Fort, a site which was once part of Indias Kakatiya Dynasty that dates back to the 12th century.
Head back to Hyderabads city center to enjoy time for lunch (at your own expense). Locals often recommend visitors try out the citys famous biryani, a dish featuring basmati rice, meat, yogurt, onions, and various spices. Youll continue after your meal break with a visit to The Charminar, a city monument designed in the Qutub Shahi architectural style thats known as one of the most famous sights in India. You can also climb the monuments narrow steps to enjoy a sky-high view of the city below.
Proceed next to Laad Bazaar Street, a shopping area offering everything from bangles to bridal accessories to attar (essential oil) and antiques. Youll end the day with a stop at the Mecca Masjid, one of the oldest mosques in town, before receiving a drop-off back at your hotel.