If you’re looking for fun things to do in and around Hyderabad, here’s a quick list of activities worth pursuing.
The Hidden Hour
If you’re into brainteasers, then escape room games are the perfect pastime. Assemble your squad together to figure your way out of a hijacked metro, find missing treasure, escape from an island or find the way out from a haunted hostel.
When: Monday, November 25 to Monday, January 20, 2020.
Where: The Hidden Hour, Aditya Enclave, Jubilee Hills.
Ramoji Star Experience
India’s answer to Universal Studios, Ramoji Film City (pictured above), built by Telugu producer Ramoji Rao in 1996, has been declared the largest studio complex in the world by the Guinness World Records. Head here to experience the magic of cinema as you stroll through the sets of films such as Baahubali, The Dirty Picture, Sye Re Narasimha Reddy and Pokiri.
When: Tuesday, November 26 to Thursday, December 12.
Where: Ramoji Film City, Anaspur Village, Hayathnagar Mandal.
Hyderabad Horse Riding School
Fancy an equestrian adventure? Head to the Hyderabad Horse Riding School, pick an equine companion and lose yourself on a therapeutic walk or work up some adrenaline with competitive showjumping and races.
When: Tuesday, November 26 to Sunday, January 19, 2020.
Where: Hyderabad Horse Riding School, Gulshan Colony, Manikonda Main Road.
Hyderabad City Tour
The City of Pearls is bursting with culture, history and beauty. Set out on a journey that encompasses famous landmarks such as Salarjung Museum, Charminar, Golkonda Fort, Chowmahalla Palace and Lumbini Park.
When: Tuesday, November 26 to Monday, January 20, 2020.
Where: Hyderabad City Tour, No 7, 8, Mustafa Towers, Lakdikapul.
Camping at Ananthagiri Hills
Take a break from the fast pace of city life by setting camp at Ananthagiri Hills. Located in Vikarabad, a 2. 5-hour drive from Hyderabad, Ananthagiri is a favourite place of ornithologists owing to the many species of birds found there. The lush forests, trekking trails, rich green valleys and the Ananthagiri temple that pays homage to lord Vishnu make this place perfect for detox from city life.
When: Saturday, November 30 to Saturday, January 18, 2020.
Where: Ananthagiri Hills, Near Kerelli Village, Vikarabad.
Hyderabad Rockathon 2019
The Society to Save Rocks in collaboration with the Great Hyderabad Adventure Club has come up with an interesting way to awareness about the rocky boulders and hilly landscape of Fakhruddingutta, the Hyderabad Rockathon. Now in its eighth year, the Rockathon is a day-long event that will include adventure activities such as rappelling, zip-lining, mountain biking, snake awareness, stone stacking and treasure hunt.
When: Sunday, December 1.
Where: Fakhruddingutta, Behind Lanco Hills, Manikonda.