Karthika Masam Tours Packages
Telangana Tourism Development Corporation (TSTDC) has decided to extend a hassle-free pilgrimage to devotees who plan to visit temples on the auspicious period. The corporation announced Karthika Masam Tours Packages 2015 from November 12 to December 10 for pilgrims and tourists who wish to visit various Lord Shiva temples in the State. The Satavahana region tour would cover Vemulawada Kondagattu – Dharmapuri is a part of Karimnagar tourism.
TSTDC Karthika Masam Tours Packages 2015
The tariff for this one-day package tour by non-ac hi-tech or non-ac mini bus (only transportation) is Rs 1,000 for adult and Rs 800 for children. The bus departs at 6 am from CRO/Basheerbagh and 6.15 am from IRO, Yatri Nivas and return to Hyderabad at 8 pm. The Kakatiya region tour would cover Kaleshwaram- Rammappa (Warangal Tourism)-1000 Pillar Temple Yadagirigutta – Keeseragutta. The three-day tour by non-ac hi-tech or non-ac mini bus departs from IRO Yatri Nivas at 9 pm, CRO-Basheerbagh at 9.30pm.
The bus would return to Hyderabad on the second day at 9 pm. The Pancharam tour would cover Amaravati-Pallakollu-Bhimavaram -Draskharamam – Samarlakota. The bus would depart IRO Yatri Nivas at 9 pm, CRO-Basheerbagh at 9.30pm. It would arrive at Amaravati at 5 am and return to Hyderabad by 7 pm. The added attractions of the package are the weekend single-day Vanabhojana tours to Vikarabad, Pochampally and Shamirpet.
The tariff for one-day package tours for Pochampally and Shamirpet, by non-ac hi-tech bus, including transportation, lunch and snacks is Rs 480 for adults and Rs 390 for children. The bus departs at 8.30 am from CRO/Basheerbagh and return to Hyderabad at 6.30 pm from Pochampally and 4 pm from Shamirpet. The tariff for one-day package tours for Vikarabad, with transportation, lunch and snacks is Rs 650 for adults and Rs 520 for children.
The bus departs at 9.30 am from CRO/Basheerbagh and return to Hyderabad at 8 pm. TSTDC chairman Pervaram Ramulu said, “These tour packages are being introduced for the benefit of the tourists.TSTDC Karthika Masam Tours Packages have been a great success last year, so the department decided to launch them this season also.”
Bathukamma food festival awards 2015
Later, he gave away the Bathukamma food festival awards to participating hotels under different categories. In the five-star hotel category, Taj Krishna won the first prize followed by Ella Hotels (second ) and Marigold (third).
The participants of Telangana Food Festival held during Bathukamma festival will be awarded prizes on Monday. The TSTDC (Telangana State Tourism Development Corporation) Chairman Pervaram Ramulu will be felicitating the winners in a programme to be held at Haritha Plaza.
Various restaurants and food joints in the State capital took part in the event and served delicacies of the region. A committee consisting of TSTDC senior officers and representatives of Hotels Association visited the stalls and tasted the food on offer.