Picnic Spots in Hyderabad
Some of the most visited picnic spots in Hyderabad are as follows:
Nehru Zoological ParkThis zoological park is situated near Mir Alam Tank or Sagar. Bengal Tiger, Sloth bear, Asiatic lion and many more animal and floral species are found here.
Nehru Zoo Park is closed on Mondays.
The zoological park is open for visitors from 8:30 AM till 5:00PM (July to March) and from 8:00 AM till 5:30 PM (April to June).
Many buses connect the Zoo park of Hyderabad like 5K, 2Z, 2/95A, 3H/95A, 3Z, and 65Z.
Address: Bahadurpura West, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh 500064
Phone: 040 2447 7355
Indira ParkNamed after the former Prime Minister of India Ms. Indira Gandhi this park is one of the newly constructed parks of the city of Hyderabad situated in Domalguda along Hussain Sagar Lake.
Indira park is open from 8:00 AM till 7:00 PM
Buses: 20D, 86/118M, 20P, 20V, 20M, 113EX, 113EK
Address: Lower Tank Bund, Kavadiguda, Hyderabad
Phone: 040 - 27611454, 040 – 27674714
Lumbini ParkLocated in the Necklace road area Lumbini park is about 3 kilometers away from Hyderabad. This park is adjacent to Hussain Sagar
To reach Lumbini Park one can use the MMTS i.e. the Multi Modal Transport System. The nearest MMTS station is Necklace road station on Hyderabad to Falaknuma road.
Lumbini park is open from 9.00 A.M. till 9.00 P.M
Address: Along the banks of Hussain Sagar Lake, Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh, 500063
KBR National ParkKasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park is situated in Jubilee hills check post road, the nearest landmark is LV Prasad Eye Hospital and is exactly opposite to TDP party house .
Timings: 8 AM to 8 PM on all days. The nearest MMTS station is Madhapur
Address: Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, 500034
Phone: 040 2355 5463
Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National ParkThis national park is a Deer Park and is in the Vanasthalipuram area of Hyderabad. Maharvir National Park was created to preserve the biodiversity and heritage of the area and rehabilitate the species endangered.
This national Park happens to be situated on the outskirts of Hyderabad in Vijayawada road. The shuttle service in this park allows tourists to get close to the black bucks.
Mahavir Park is closed on Mondays from 9:00AM till 5:00PM.
Address: National Highway 7, Vanasthalipuram, Hyderabad – 500070
Phone: (040) 24020950
Mrugavani National ParkLocated near Chilkur in Moinabad mandal, Mrugavani National Park is home to more than 600 different types of flora and fauna species. Safari rides are available for those who want to get closer to the denizens of the National Park. Provision for nature walks with guides is also available.
The Park is around 25 Kilometers away from Hyderabad. It is open from 9:00 AM till 5:00 PM.
Bus route numbers 288D and 288C
Address: Divisional Forest Officer, (Wildlife Management: 040-23607663): Forest Range Officer, Mrugavani National Park, Chilkur.
Do's and dont's in Snow World
- The warm gear given is sufficient however it is advisable to wear your own socks as the boots might not be adequate to keep you warm
- Take time to acclamatize in the accalamatizing zone, as one might get giddy because of the sudden fall in temperature
- It is better to visit the snow world in evening
- Heart patients and pregnant women are advised to take precautions
Contact: 040-6599 0167
Timings: Sunday 9:00 am – 9:00 pm, other days: 10:30 AM-8:00PM
Bus routes: AP9Y-6082, AP9Y-6578, AP9Y-7735 and AP9Y-8160 can be taken to reach Tank Bund road.
Yogi Bear ParkYogi Bear Park is ideal for golf enthusiasts. The yogi bear park has a miniature golf course with 9 holes.
Address: Beside Sanjeevaiah Park, NecklaceRoad, Secunderabad - 500003
Timings: 10:00 AM-10:00PM
Closest Bus Stop
Sanjeevaiah Park; to reach Sanjeevaiah park one can take the MMTS route between Lingampally to Falaknuma route.
Hussain Sagar Lake
Out of the so many lakes in Hyderabad there is one lake worth mentioning as one of the picnic destinations in the city and that is Hussain Sagar lake.
At Hussain Sagar lake on one hand there is the Boat Club and on the other hand there is Secunderabad therefore connecting the twin cities i.e. Hyderabad and Secunderabad.
Address: Beside Necklace Road, Necklace Road, Hyderabad - 500004
City bus routes 7, 7b, 7C, 7D, 7U and 7V can be taken to reach Tank Bund road.
With so many places to visit Hyderabad can be a destination that can keep the tourists on their toes.