Heritage Walk with HiTea at Falaknuma Palace

Cultural & Theme Tours in Hyderabad

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Grand Heritage Walk starts with the Special Masala HiTea of Nizam’s blend or an English HiTea, served either at Celeste, Gol Bungalow or Jade Terrace. Falaknuma Palace (India's one of the most Opulent Palaces) Perched 2,000 feet atop the City of Pearls, is indeed a mirror of the sky nestled among clouds is spread in 32 acres. This 1894 masterpiece has an elaborate design, eloquent stucco work and timeless elegance is like retracing the paths of Nizams, walking in step with the European royalty, feeling the presence of the flamboyant Begums, walking arm-in-arm with distinguished Heads of the State and walk the Kings way, slicing your path through the choicest architecture. A journey into the blue skies, into the glided ages of time immemorial, where grandeur and lavishness is all you see with the palace historian, Prabhakar Mahindrakar, A towering figure of a man, dressed in a flowing black sherwani, he walks softly over the rosewood parquet
Our executive chauffeur will report at your stay hotel by 1400Hrs to go for  four hour Heritage grand palace walk with HiTea at Falaknuma Palace in the old city of Hyderabad. While car passes through, our chauffeur will allow you for photo stop at Hyderabad's land mark Charminar and Bangle street. You will arrive at Palace by 1530Hrs. Heritage walk is between 1700Hrs - 1745Hrs Palace Tour starts from the facade of the Palace and consists of Nizam's study,  Palace Imperial library Inspired replica by the one at Windsor Castle (With over 6000 books, including collections and original first edition books such as the Titanic, Encyclopedia from the early1900’s)Grand awe inspiring marble staircases and sloshing fountains, enchanting statues, and objects d’art, Past the gorgeous hand-cranked organ, illuminated by Carrera marble lamps and adorned with portraits of the Nizams looming down in giant rococo frames.Jade Terrace and Jade room, served as a state reception in the paste, Haute Chinoiserie in style, it's festooned with objects d'arts and has yet more magnificent bohemian chandeliers and an intricate geometric parquet floor,mint walls had an unmistakable reflection of the Palace of Versailles about it.Chief Queens chamber for Gossip and powder room; The Begum’s world for make up and whispering the scandalous goings on of the palace.Stroll into the ballroom (once Durbar Hall), with its great Venetian chandeliers, gilt ceiling, teak and walnut furniture, and miles and miles of silk. The Billiards table is an original from Burroughs and Watts of United KingdomFurther to the Hukka Lounge, with its multi-stemmed water pipe, chaise lounges and embossed leather walls.Cavernous dining room with longest dining table in the world. Thirty-three meters in length, made from teak and rosewood, it can seat 101 guests and was once laid with the Nizam's gold cutlery and plates.The Mughal, Rajasthani and the Japanese gardens that were personally conceived by the Nizam adore the palace.Once the tour is completed by 1800Hrs, our chauffeur will drop you back at the same hotel of pickup.

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • one water bottle 500ml
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Afternoon tea
  • Snacks

What’s not included

  • Gratuities