2020 has taught us how human life is fragile and how we take the freedom to travel the world for granted. The probability of travelling and holidaying has lost in the blink of an eye and we were left fantasizing about the next vacation, which seemed like a lifetime away. It is fortunate that by the Summer, we can get back to travelling within our Telugu states, if not international vacation. 2021 looks like a promising year to spend some quality time holidaying. Let’s check out some places that are located within ten hours from Hyderabad.
Located in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, Maredumilli is like mini Kerala. It has a lot of greenery with coffee and pepper plantations. It is a great place for nature lovers. People love going here to eat bamboo chicken and experience the unique tribal lifestyle. A place called Madanakunj has various species of butterflies and wild animals. This area also abounds in waterfalls like Jalatarangini, Rampa, and Swarnandhra. One can safely stay overnight at Jungle Star Camp Site, a riverside camp. (Distance from Hyderabad: 429 km)
Suryalanka became famous in the last few years and it is popular for beach and houses near the shore. Located in the Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, it takes only 6-7 hours from Hyderabad. With beautiful coconut trees and fields, the road trip is fun too. The place is famous for camping and to stay overnight in cottages on the beach. Experiencing beautiful sunrise and sunsets views from cottages and indulge in some bay-side BBQ, this place is surely worth it. (Distance From Hyderabad: 384 km)
Laknavaram is full of jungles and hills around and people who love trekking can visit the place. It is a lake town in Telangana that’s significantly known for its yellow suspension bridge. Standing on a bridge, one can enjoy the stunning view of the lake and greenery around. The food and accommodation are limited here without many options. However, boating on the lake, with trees on both sides, is something surreal and cinematic that one would experience. (Distance from Hyderabad 213km)
Papikondalu is full of hills, ranging over a vast area, covering about three districts of East Godavari, West Godavari and Khammam Districts. Nature lovers can easily have a spectacular short trip here and one can visit temples here as well. The sightseeing here is breathtaking. The cruise is well-maintained with safety jackets. The beautiful Godavari river flows in the middle of the hills and spending quality time on the boat is recommended. There are huts of base camps to stay. Not to forget the local cuisine and mango pickle are to die for. (Distance from Hyderabad: 434km)
It doesn’t take much time to travel and there is a lot to explore here. With a beautiful lake, various sightseeing areas, and a thick forest, tourist can spend the day comfortably. The place is perfect for trekking and relaxing at the banks of the tranquil reservoir. Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Kotipally Reservoir, Bhavanasi Lake, Coffee Plantations are highlights here (Distance from Hyderabad: 81 kilometres)