The most highly populated state in southern India and the land simultaneously of the Telugu and the Charminar, Andhra Pradesh on the Bay of Bengal offers a plethora of the most diverse tourist experiences. From dilapidated fortresses to untamed wilderness, magnificent monuments to rustic tribal villages, Andhra Pradesh has it all. Home also to a bipolar communal environment, Tourism of Andhra Pradesh has always been a flourishing industry and still has not lost any of the attention due to it. A municipality in Nalgonda district of Andhra Pradesh, Nalgonda is an archeologistâ€™s delight.
Remains and fossils of the Paleolithic and Neolithic age and even of the Mauryan period have been excavated from various regions in Nalgonda. A tour to NalgondaÂ can be a truly rewarding experience. Nalgonda is located quite at the heart of the state of Andhra Pradesh. It takes 3-4 hours to reach Nalgonda from Vijaywada and 5-6 hours from Hyderabad by rail. Nalgonda can be easily reached from Hyderabad. A regular bus service connects it to the state capital. Hyderabad Begumpet Airport.
Places to see around:
* Vijayapuri ( Once the capital of the Ikshvakus during the 3rd centuary A.D.)
* Bhongir Fort
* Deverakonda Fort
* Pochampalle – The origin of the Bhoodan Movement led by Acharya Vinoba Bhave
* Nagarjuna Sagar
Summers are uncomfortably hot and humid. The best time therefore to visit Nalgonda is between October and March.