Over the years, Hyderabad has been tagged with several epithets including 'City of Pearls', 'City of Nawabs and 'Cyberabad'. Hyderabad and Secunderabad were once considered 'twin cities', however their rapid growth has resulted in them merging together to form a massive metropolis.The Hussain Sagar Lake forms an unofficial boundary between the two cities. The lake and its surrounding area is a popular picnic spot and you can even take a boat ride to the famed Buddha Statue located in the middle of the lake.The city was ruled by the Nizam's for several decades and the dynasty has left an indelible mark on the city's architecture and culinary culture. While most of the attractions in Hyderabad is clustered around the Old City, there are several noteworthy places in the north and southern part of the city. The top rated sightseeing spots in Hyderabad are Charminar, Mecca Masjid, Chowmahalla Palace, Falaknuma Palace, Golconda Fort and Hussain Sagar Lake. The Hyderabad Airport is also referred to as the Rajiv Gandhi International. It is located in Shamshabad, around 20 km from the Hyderabad central business district. It is currently the sixth largest airport in India, based on passenger volume.The top domestic flights to and from Hyderabad are Bangalore - Hyderabad, Chennai - Hyderabad, Delhi - Hyderabad and Mumbai - Hyderabad. SpiceJet, AirAsia, Jet Airways, Vistara, TruJet and Air India are the major domestic airlines operating from Hyderabad Airport. The top international airlines serving Hyderabad airport are Lufthansa, British Airways, Air Arabia, Etihad Airways, Emirates, Qatar Airways and Tiger Airways. The Hyderabad Airport is well connected to the rest of the city by by the NH7 and NH 765. It would take an average of 45 minutes to reach the airport from the city center. Travellers can either hire a cab or use the 'Pushpak Airport buses operated by the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation. Find the best deals on Hyderabad flight tickets on Via.com and book your flights at the lowest airfare along with benefits like instant confirmation, lowest convenience fee, airfare calendar and easy cancellation/refund.
Ahmedabad, which is also known as Amdavad &Manschester of the East’ and it is largest city in the state of Gujarat. It is located on the banks of river Sabarmati which is well known for its rich cultural and traditional heritage and is one of the major financial center of India. Ahmedabad is also a popular tourist destination which is famous for its monuments, museums and religious sites. Ahmedabad enjoys a thriving cultural tradition and has a distinct culture.It was the home of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi who lived at Sabarmati Ashram. It is the house of many large scale dairy and agricultural industries. Top places to visit in the city are Jama Masjid, Jhulta Minara, Rani Rupmati Mosque, the Sidi Sayed Mosque, Akshardham Temple, ISKCON temple and Jain temple. The international kite festival which is held on 14 January every year coincides with the famous festival Makar Sankranti and celebrations of Navratri with Garba dance is one of the famous tourist attraction. Best time to visit Ahmedabad is between November and February. Ahmedabad airport which is known as Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is one of the busiest airport in India and is well connected through air route to all the major cities in India like Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Pune.The major airlines which operate flights to Agartala airport are Indigo, Jet Konnect, Jet Airways , JetLite, SpiceJet, Air Pegaus ,Vistara Airlines and Air India. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is located 8 km away from the city. The airport code of Ahmedabad airport is AMD. It is a four terminal airport. Terminal 1 serves for the domestic passengers, terminal 2 serves for the international passengers, terminal 3 is used for secondary traffic and terminal 4 is used for cargo purposes.The facilities which are available at the airport are baggage services, places to shop and eat, duty free shopping. The airport is well connected with the rest of city, the city bus stand is located at distance of 8 km and railway station is also located at a distance of 8 km from the airport. One can find good number of private buses, taxis and auto rickshaws for hire to reach airport from the bus stand and railway station.