Once the capital of Kakatiya Kingdom from 12th to 14th Century, Warangal still presents a regal feel to all its visitors. Mesmerising lakes, ancient temples, rich flora and fauna and majestic forts make Warangal tour from Telangana Tourism a must. Earlier, the city used to be called as Orugallu or Omtikonda or Ekasila Nagaram, owing to a massive hillock, located near the Swayambhu Siva Temple. The name Orugallu was derived from the word Oru which means one and Kallu which means stone. It referred to the huge stone/ hillock on which the city is said to be carved.
Majestic forts, charismatic monuments, soothing lakes, rich fauna and flora of wild life sanctuary, musical garden, rock garden, regional science centres and many more. The city of Warangal is a complete tour package with its extensive list of tourist attractions.
Some of the popular Telangana Tourism sightseeing places in Warangal are Thousand Pillar Temple in Hanmakonda, Bhadrakali Temple, Kolanupaka and Ramappa Temple. Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple, which is situated in a cave of Kommeraveli village, Cherial Mandal and the Sammakka Saralamma Temple, built in the 12th century are two other popular places for religious tourism.
Warangal Fort built in 13th century during the Kakatiyas reign and Khush Mahal, a masterwork of Shitabh Khan adds on to the historical grandeur of this city. Ramappa Lake and Pakhal Lake are two of the popular lakes which invariably form an important part in most of the Warangal tour packages. Eturnagaram Sanctuary, located 80 km from Warangal, is a perfect place for nature lovers.
Not only monuments, temples and nature, a tour to Warangal will offer a wholesome experience of agriculture. Apart from cultivating rice, cotton, red chillies and tobaccos, this place is also known for its granite quarries. Our Telangana Tourism Warangal Tour packages present tourists with an opportunity to explore more than the usual travel trips. The packages are designed to offer a comprehensive experience of the place, its culture and people.How to reach Warangal:
The distance between Warangal and Hyderabad is approximately 146 km.Warangal By Air:
The city of Warangal doesn’t have an airport. The nearest airport is the Hyderabad International airport, which is about 148 km away. It is well connected to the rest of the world. From airport you can travel to Warangal by road.Warangal By Train:
Warangal is well connected to all the major cities of the country via railways. Most of the trains from Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi and other cities halt at Warangal railway station such as Tamil Nadu Exp, Sanghamitra Exp, Konark Express, Rajdhani Exp, etc.Warangal By Bus:
Warangal is also well connected by road to most of the major cities. It takes about 2 hours and 25 minutes of time to reach Warangal from capital city Hyderabad. There are many regular buses operating between Warangal and Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada. One can also hire a private taxi or travel in a private vehicle too.Best time to visit Warangal:
The best time to visit the city is from October to March as the weather is quite pleasant during this period. However, tourists do visit during March to May as well. From June to September the region experiences heavy monsoon. Many tourists visit the city during festivals such as Id-ul-Fitr, Sammakka-Sarakka Jatara, Dussehra, and Deepavali.