It's All In It
The location of Telangana forges a synthesis between the Southern cultures in India and the flavors of North India. It is also home to some of the most remarkable tourist destinations in India.
As the 28th State of India, Telangana was only recently made into a separate State and was previously a part of Andhra Pradesh. In fact, the capital city of Hyderabad is shared by both the States. Even some of the most iconic tourist destinations such as the Char Minar are shared by the two States. Previously, during British rule, Hyderabad was a Princely State ruled by the Nizam. Later on, it became a part of India due to a public referendum in the region.
Language and Culture
The region has a large section of Telegu speaking population which is as much as 77%. Urdu is also spoken by a significant section of the population. Since it is the North of the South and the South of the North of India, this State has an amazing confluence of cultures. Some of the popular festivals in Telangana are Vinayaka Chaturthi, Srirama Navami, Holi, Deepavali, etc. Islamic festivals such as Eid and Ramzan are also celebrated in the greatest of spirits.
Popular Attractions In The State
There is too much to do in this beautiful State of Telangana and you can start off with a trip to Hyderabad. The famous dam over the Krishna river named Nagarjuna Sagar is also a popular tourist spot and you can also check out some amazing places like Papikondalu and Warangal which are sure to mesmerize you with their natural beauty. You can go and pay a visit to Adilabad which has several waterfalls running through the town. For those keen on the history of the place, Nizamabad would be a perfect walk down the ancient arenas of Nawabs ruling over the land. The Khammam Fort too is a delight for history lovers with its rich history and importance in the region. Some other places of tourist value include the likes of Kanakai Waterfalls, Chilkur Balaji Temple, Gayatri Waterfalls, Mallela Theertham, and many others. For nature enthusiasts, there are destinations such as the Mrugavani National Park, Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary, and KBR National Park, which are sure to be great experiences. During your travel, taste the local delicacies such as Rotis made from millets and the koora and pulusu. While in Hyderabad, bite into the blissful kebabs and other such Mughal cuisines. Get your hands onto souvenirs such as the ones bought from Choori Bazaar and New Market in Hyderabad.
There is excellent connectivity for this South Indian State as it is served by the international airport in Hyderabad. The Secunderabad junction is an important railway station in Telangana and you can reach with the Indian Railways. The road networks including 6 national highways make road connectivity smooth and you can even travel via a bus or a car.
Best Time to Visit
Although you will be greeted with warm temperatures all through the year in Telangana, during the months of October to March it is more comfortable due to the winters which are moderate in this part of India. So plan your trip accordingly and experience the unique traveling to this beautiful State of India.