Best offbeat activities to do in Andhra and Telangana
Written by Offbeat Stays

Consisting of ancient ruins and monuments to the street cuisines and much more- The states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have a lot to look forward into. With a pick of the offbeat bucket list, we offer you some of the most soothing yet quick retreats you could steal away from these south Indian getaways and rejuvenate yourself on a relaxing spree. Below are some of the best offbeat activities to do in Andhra and Telangana.

  1. Heritage walks

For anyone who wants to steer clear from the urban rush of the traffic and the noises, heritage walks are your cue to exploring the city. With the routes being

  • Charminar to Chowmahalla Palace
  • Charminar to Badshahi Ashurkhana
  • Charminar to Purani Haveli
  • State Central Library to City College

You are surely going to go through a line of culturally immense constructions with impeccable perfection carrying long their long lost royal stories and significances with them.

  1. Midnight snack 

Enjoy the south indian cuisine in the Midnight at the Ram ki Bandi that offers you a platter of a variety of dosas to relish. Turn your wheels and head on to the place at 5 in the chilly morning and grab a bite with your friends. We are sure that the time and place and the dish are sure to make for a fresh start for the day and it surely is an experience in itself.

  1. Biryani 

Hyderabad aakar biryani na khaya toh kya kiya? Head out to one of the most famous Biryani houses- The Paradise biryani and the Alpha hotel where you get to taste the finger licking good biryani that’s prepared with extremely  exquisite spices that give you a taste of what a real DUM BIRYANI must taste like.

  1. Caving

For another best offbeat activities to do in Andhara and Telangana, Go spelunking in the underground caves of Belum. The Belum Caves is the largest and longest cave system open to the public on the Indian subcontinent, This underground gem consists of extremely pleasing to watch mineral formations and fresh water galleries and the bright illuminations surely is photographically aesthetic and appealing enough ! 

  1. Stargazing and camping 

Head over to the Grand Canyon of India- Gandikota. The sandy rocks, the beautiful curvy gorge and the crowd less calming nature with a steep elevation is surely going to be the time of your life- Lie down under a starlit sky and listen to the calm breeze flow through to experience one of the best offbeat activities to do in Andhra and Telangana.

  1. Birdwatching 

Witness the beauty of tens of thousands of migratory birds flock in the beautiful lake of Pulicat. With a diversity of birds, feast your eyes upon some rarities like the painted storks, large and little egrets, grey pelicans, grey herons, and water birds like northern pintails, black-winged stilts, northern shovellers, common teal, seagulls, terns, sandpipers enchant the area! 

  1. History 

Situated on the banks of River Tungabhadra close to the place where the mighty rivers of Krishna and Tungabhadra merge,Alampur is one of the densely hidden places in the state of Telangana that hosts one of the Shakti Peethas Jogulamba Temple and Nava Brahma temples and Sangameswara Temple built in 7th century and is explore worthy for the possession of  several inscriptions dated between 7th and 16th centuries 

  1. Monument and and culture

A breathtaking but an underrated best offbeat activities to do in Andhra and Telangana for sure is The fort of Gadwal is one of the oldest forts surviving the wrath of time- The 17th century magnificence has three temples called Sri Chennakesava Temple, Ramalayam, Sri Venugopala Temple among which Chennakesava Temple is grand with large temple tower, stone mandapa and beautiful carvings. And this area also has a name and fame for silk sarees – The weavers are known for weaving the smallest Silk Saree which can be kept in a match Box.

  1. Beauty on waters

 A priceless element of the Eastern ghats along the Godavari River, this mountain range is clouded with the canopy of the deciduous rainforests which makes the area accessible only by boat and that one is surely a panoramically picturesque one! With an immense presence of tribals and the handicrafts that are truly handmade, this one is surely one of the best offbeat activities to do in Andhra and Telangana for anyone who is really into the essence of the rural!

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