Top 5 Picnic Spots in Hyderabad

To get away from your everyday routine, going on a picnic is the best solution for you and your family. Hyderabad, also known as the City of Pearls is surely a place which you would never regret travelling to. A place rich with heritage, culture, landmarks, temples and shopping spots is totally worth paying a visit to once in a lifetime.

Let’s see the top 5 picnic spots that you can drop by in Hyderabad.

1. Nehru Zoological Park

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Nehru Zoological park is one place which is loved by both elders and children. You not only explore the vast wildlife here, but also the aquatic and marine life in large aquariums. Along with this, you can hire a bicycle and take tour of the zoo. For kids, there are facilities like boating, Kids park with swings and toy trains. It has a park exclusively for butterflies that puts on display the exquisite species. It also has the simulation of Jurassic park with all the live models of extinct species of dinosaurs. Photography is very much allowed. Recommended months are from March to June.

2. Hussain Sagar Lake

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Hussain Sagar is the largest artificial lake in Asia. It is a must visit place to spend a lovely evening. Right in the middle of the lake there is a beautiful white marble statue of lord Buddha. You must watch the glittering light and sound show here that runs in the evening. Other things that you could enjoy at the lake are: boating, water skiing and cruising. It will surely give you a very refreshing experience.

3. Snow World

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Snow World in Hyderabad is a great place to be at. Surely you would have wanted to experience the chilly cold weather in such scorching heat. Well, this is the place for you. It is interesting to know that Snow World happens to be India’s first and largest snow themed park. Basically, without having to go to any hill station you can have the same or perhaps even better experience. Making a snowman, throwing snowballs at everyone and many other activities like ice-skating, snow slides and car bumping can be enjoyed here. Not just this, but they have simulations of polar bear and penguins and a special snow play area for the kids to make everything look vivid. Tickets are available all week around with reasonable charges.

4. Shamirpet Lake

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Shamirpet is one of the very ancient artificial lakes built by the Nizam reign. It is an extremely gorgeous and peaceful place. It is a favourite picnic spot amongst localites. This place attracts a lot of birds thus making it a significant spot for bird watching. Many resorts and eating joints are there at the banks of this lake and thus you can have an amusing time with your family, relaxing and enjoying getting-together.

5. Botanical Gardens of Hyderabad

A very fascinating place for all nature lovers and others as well, the Botanical garden is rich in special kinds of flora and is surrounded by pure greenery everywhere. This place is so beautiful and rejuvenating that you would surely fall in love with it. It is a must visit place to excuse yourself from the ever increasing pollution of the metropolitan. Perhaps, with the help of a tourist guide, you can explore the various kinds of flora such as bamboo, timber, ornamental and even some medicinal plants. Moreover, they are a house for aquatic plants and some of the loveliest flowers as well. This park has a significant role in generating awareness among people regarding vegetation. It is a perfect place for you to relax and refresh yourself.

Hyderabad offers numerous such places that are interesting, full of fun activities and can be visited to have a gala time on the weekends or on short trips. These places offer tickets for very economical price and are absolutely worth going to. Each of them is highly recommended not just for exploration but also for giving you some peace of mind.

About Rohit

An architect by profession, Rohit Agarwal is a curious traveller, seeking out the minutest detail about the places he travels to, and that’s what one will find in his writings. His writings have appeared in various blogs, he’s currently trying to bring forth as many different places a traveller who shares the same level of curiosity like him would like to visit through his writings.

1 thought on “Top 5 Picnic Spots in Hyderabad”

  1. Hi Team,

    Please add Surendrapuri Kaladhamam into your list, as this place is pretty famous in Telangana and there are visitors from other states too. This museum consists of more than 3000 statues related to Indian culture, history and heritage. Replicas of all the famous temples in India has been recreated here. This place has been mentioned in wikipedia and many articles and episodes were telecasted in print and digital media. Its included in Telangana Tourism and as per the survey it is the most beautiful place and knowledgable place in hyderabad.


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