Private Half-Day Tour of Chowmahalla Palace and Charminar

Cultural & Theme Tours in Hyderabad

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Overview:The city of Nizams – Hyderabad welcomes you to its historical grandeur. Visit the Chowmahalla Palace that once served as the seat of the erstwhile Nizams (the title of the hereditary ruler of Hyderabad), and the iconic structure of the city – Charminar - a paradigm of the royal architecture of Hyderabad.Highlights:Check-out the impressive Mughal-Persian inspired architecture of the Chowmahalla PalaceExplore the iconic landmark of Hyderabad – The CharminarEnjoy the convenience of hotel pickupPrivate guide for a more personalized experienceTransport facility in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
Your tour starts in the morning with a pick up from your hotel. Afterwards, you will be driven towards the Chowmahalla Palace. Built in the 18th century, the palace once served as the seat of the royal Nizams of Hyderabad. The palace is a unique blend of various architectural styles and influences, such as its Mughal domes and Persian-influenced stucco work. One of the buildings within the Palace also serves as an exclusive royal car museum. The historical palace has two courtyards, each comprising grand palaces, stunning chandeliers, intricate carvings on the walls and ceilings, gardens with fountains, and a clock tower.Then, visit the iconic Charminar (Four Minarets)- a masterpiece of the Qutub Shahi Architecture of 1591.  It is a designated Monument of National Importance under UNESCO's Tentative List. Char Minar is a square structure, with four grand arches each facing and opening into four streets. At each corner stands an exquisitely shaped 56 metres (approx.) high minaret.Also, head to the nearby bazaar. Walking through the streets around Charminar, you will reach the local bazaar, which is known for its jewelry, pearls, and other accessories. Browse the market for some colourful creations or souvenirs.Your sightseeing tour ends here. And after the tour completion, you will be dropped back at the hotel.

What’s included

  • Hotel Pick up & drop off (Selected hotels only).
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle as per itinerary.
  • English Speaking Guide for sightseeing as per itinerary
  • 1 Mineral Water Bottles per person per day in the car.
  • All expenses related to the Vehicle i.e. Toll taxes, car Parking, Fuel charges etc.
  • All Applicable Local & Govt. taxes.
  • Entrance Fees

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Domestic / International Airfare.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Tips to Guide & Driver.
  • Alcoholic drinks and any meals other than lunch
  • Any other services which are not mentioned above.