The city of smiles, of lights, of a thousand faces, endearingly called the Pearl City, Hyderabad offers a variety of tourist attractions ranging from Heritage monuments, Lakes and Parks, Gardens and Resorts, Museums to delectable cuisine and a delightful shopping experience. To the traveller, Hyderabad offers a fascinating panorama of the past, with a richly mixed cultural and historical tradition spanning 400 colourful years.
Munnar with its impeccable beauty has become the most sought after holiday destination in South India. Nature’s luxurious gift to the Western Ghats and the erstwhile Summer Capital of the British, Munnar is located 6,500 ft. above sea level on the eastern border of Kerala.
A two hundred yards southwest of the Charminar is the Mecca Masjid, so named because the bricks were brought from Mecca to build the central arch. The Qutb Shahis never finished the building of the mosque, which was completed by Aurangzeb in 1694.
The glorious past of Golconda Fort is narrated effectively with matchless Sound and Light effects. The unique Sound & Light Show takes you right back in time, when Golconda was full of life, glory and grandeur.
Built in several phases by the Nizams between 1857-1869, this is now one of the heritage buildings. The complex comprises four palaces in Moghal and European styles, of which the main palace is double storeyed with the others being single-storeyed blocks.
Excavated in 1562 A.D. by Hussain Shah Wali during the time of Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah, the lake has a promenade that is a busy thoroughfare today. Boating and water sports are a regular feature in the Hussainsagar. One of the World’s tallest monolithic statues of the Buddha stands on the ‘Rock of Gibraltar’, in the middle of the lake. Added to all these, AP Tourism has additional boating facilities like speed boats, motor boats, 48 seater launch etc. Starlit dinner on-board and private parties also can be arranged on the Launch.
Munnar is one of the most alluring leisure destinations in India perched beautifully with rolling tea gardens and spice plantations. Amid the hues of God’s Own Country, this hill station is an ideal escape to weekenders as well as leisure travellers. It dwells a mild and pleasing climate throughout the year and even during the monsoon it partakes a tantalizing ambiance with mist layering over the lush greenscape, sparkling ripples of the meandering streams down their course and sploshing waterfalls pouring its own rage. Still if you inquire the best time to visit Munnar you have seasons of autumn when it is azure, you have winter when it is quixotic, you have spring when it is blossoming and you have the summers when it is cuddling.
The temperature in Munnar in October just after the monsoon is mild and pleasing. It bears in the range of 15 degree and 20 degree whereas it drops to 12 degree in the month of November. The temperature in December and January nestles at a range of 10 degree and 15 degree. Munnar weather during the spring hops up to be bracing when the temperature roves at around 17 degree to 22 degree.
The weather in Munnar from April to June cuddles to be cordial. The temperature in April in Munnar braces at a maximum of 25 degree and in May it slightly rises to a maximum of 35 degree and the minimum being at 22 degree.
During the monsoon, Munnar receives moderate to heavy rainfall, and the temperature drops to a minimum of 20 degree and bears at a maximum of 25 degree.