A small town in Andhra Pradesh, Adilabad derives its name from well known ruler of Bijapur named Mohammed Adil Shah. The town is surrounded by Chanda District of Maharashtra and Nizamabad district. This town is famous for the shrine of Goddess Saraswati temple which is located in the temple town of Basara.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Adilabad. Some of them are Haritha Hotel (Tariff – Rs1.500), Hotel Laxmi Residency (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Rajarajeshwar Hotel (Tariff – Rs.500) and Dhanalakshmi Hotel (Tariff –1000).
The official language of Adilabad is Telugu. The other languages include Marathi, Gormati, Malayalam and Gujarati.
The Important Festivals of Adilabad is Vinayaka Chaturthi (September).
Places of Interest
Some of the places include Kanakai Waterfalls (5kms from Adilabad) , Limra masjid (4 kms from Adilabad Pochera waterfall, (6 kms from Adilabad) ancient Laxminarayan temple ( 9 kms from Adilabad) Kuntala waterfall ( (12 kms from Adilabad).
How to Get There
The closest airport to Adilabad in Andhra Pradesh is the Ramagundam Airport. It is located about 137 kms away from the town.
There is the railway station situated in Mudkhed-Adilabad Section of Hyderabad.
There are regular buses available to some of the districts and cities of Andhra Pradesh like Hyderabad, Nizamabad, Nanded, Vijayawada, Nellore, Renigunta, Tirupati Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers are Orange Tours and Travels, Saini Travels and Kanker Roadways. Avail of bus booking offer when you book your tickets through TicketGoose’s mobile apps.
Hyderabad, the capital city of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana is famous for its rich history and tradition. Its culture and historical tradition dates back to 400 years Known as the Pearl City that retains its ancient culture, today Hyderabad has grown in leaps and bounds in the field of technology. Hyderabad offers a variety of attractions for tourists, such as the minars, khao galis and bangle markets. The city has various influences of the Nizam culture.
Budget Hotels in Hyderabad
There are great many hotels in Hyderabad that are suitable for budget travelers which include the Ashoka Klaasic (Tariff – Rs 1,025) Taj Mahal Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 2,016) and The City Park (Tariff – Rs.1,844)
Telugu is the local language spoken in Hyderabad. Hyderabad has a large population of Muslims since the region was earlier ruled by Moguls and Nizams, hence people here are also fluent in Hindi and Urdu.
Events in Hyderabad
Batkamma Panduga held in July and Bonalu in September are some of the important local festivals of Hyderabad. Other common festivals like Ugadi (April), Ganesh Chaturthi (September), Ramzan (July) and Bakri-id (October) are also celebrated with great enthusiasm in this city.
Places to See in Hyderabad
There is a gamut of interesting places to visit in Hyderabad like Charminar (16kms from bus stand), Nizam's Museum ( 2kms from Charminar), Golconda Fort (18 kms), Salar Jung Museum (19kms), Laad Bazaar 13 kms), Birla Mandir (4.63) and Hussein Sagar Lake (4kms).
How to Get There
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is an international airport near Shamshabad. It is located about 22 kms away from the city. This international airport also undertakes domestic operations.
Hyderabad’s Deccan Railway Station situated at Nampally is the busiest railway station that has connecting trains to all major destinations in India. This major railway station serve the two cities – Secunderabad and Hyderabad; while Kachiguda is a small station located at Begumpet.
Hyderabad has a number of government and private buses. Currently there are two bus stations —Afzal Gunj Stand and Jubilee Bus Stand. The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transportation Corporation (APSRTC) provides standard buses, deluxe coaches and air conditioned coaches. The best bus operators that offer quality service include Kesineni Travels, Sindu Travels and VRL Travels. There are several bus operators that have made booking bus tickets easier through their websites.