Hyderabad, the city of Nizams known for its delicious cuisine and monuments like Charminar, Golconda, and Falaknuma Palace, does not disappoint a Road trip enthusiast. Several beautiful road trip getaways in and around Hyderabad can break your monotony. It can satisfy your food cravings and please your eyes, as the city is well connected with National and State Highways and inner ring roads surrounding the town with linkage to cities and districts.
An adventure enthusiastic looking to explore the city and its surroundings on a Bike Trip will intrigue the scenic beauty these road trips have to offer.
The following are some of the best road trips from and within Hyderabad, one can experience hopping on a Bike. Some are short and some long; one can choose to depend upon the viability, but every road is unique in its experience.
A single place distinct from the rest of the Places on this list is the Necklace road. It has its own identity with the serene breeze, urban parks like Lumbini Park, NTR Gardens, Sanjeeviah Park, and Jalavihar Water Park that sets the perfect laze around the lake. Eateries like Ohri’s, Eat Street, Bade Miyan Kababs serves the delicious.
Outer Ring Road – Service Road:
The 160 km expressway connecting the city with neighboring towns, villages, and districts has its service road, which Bike enthusiastic can hit on. The service road passes through some towns and communities, giving you the countryside view of this city. One can start this trip anywhere, end it anywhere else and get back into the city without much hassle. This road takes you to Hyderabad’s best amusement parks, Wildlife sanctuary, and resorts. It also connects to reservoirs like Osman Sagar and Himayat Sagar.
This road links Hyderabad with its sister city Secunderabad and leads to villages like Siddipet. Several Clubs and Resorts are located on this highway, including Hyderabad’s favorite picnic spot – The Shamirpet Lake. This road also takes you to a new hotspot – Kondapochamma Reservoir.
This state highway connects to the city’s internal road, linking to the prestigious Falaknuma Palace and Charminar. Short bike trips on this road give the historical ruins experience and fulfill food cravings for Arab Cuisine at Barkas, known for its Arab inhabitants, delicious Mandi Restaurants, and Middle Eastern Shopping experience. Longer road trips on this route will give a rich and nature energized experience along Kadthal, which has India’s largest Artificial Meditation Pyramid. This road also leads to the scenic Mallela Thirtham waterfalls and the most extensive stretch of forest in South India – The Nallamalla Hills.
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Short road trips from the city to the Airport can be taken on this route, but the long journey has much more to offer. In the North, this four-lane highway connects the city with districts like Nirmal and Adilabad, famous for various dams and the state’s highest waterfall – The Kuntala Waterfalls. Another idyllic haven for bikers on this highway is the Mahboob Ghat. In South, it is the gateway to the neighboring Telugu state Andhra Pradesh, leads to Bangalore, and connects to place like Kurnool where Krishna and Tungabadra Rivers meet.
This road has the most popular destinations on it, favorite among bikers who love trekking adventures. On a hilly terrain with mountains, dense forest, ancient caves, temples, and a fort, diversions on this route will take to water bodies like Sarpanpally Lake and Kotapally Reservoir. The suburbs along this route, Chevalla, and Moinabad have a large number of Resorts and Farms.
This highway connects Hyderabad with Karnataka and leads to destinations like Lonavla, Solapur, Pune, and eventually Mumbai, diversions along this route will take you to Singur, Manjeera Dam, and Manjeera wildlife sanctuary, an ideal wildlife destination. Dhabas all along this route will cherish your taste buds.
Even though the city of pearls has vibrant and popular places within, from architectural marvels to modern attractions, one often needs a break from city life, traffic, honking, and just bustle on a bike trip. Once a while, a getaway like these will give much-needed relaxation, help calm our fatigue minds, provide us with a refreshing experience, and provide beautiful memories to cherish.
So, keep the spirits high, and enjoy the adrenaline taking onto the best roads around Hyderabad. Feel free to add any other routes to the list from the comments section.
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