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Double decker vintage coach Cool breeze blowing across the lake and changing colours with the setting sun make the surroundings of Hussain Sagar Lake, a fascinating hangout place in the evenings both for the youngsters as well as the aged. There was a time when people used to spend their leisure evenings on the Tank Bund Road only. Bur now the choice has widened with the addition of Lumbinipark, NTR Gardens and Necklace Road. It is difficult to cover all these places unless ofcourse if you have your own vehicle. The tourism department has come out with a vintage coach that will take you along the Hussain Sagar lake.

Luxurious seatingPurnima, the vintage coach, launched by AP Tourism Development Corporation, will facilitate the people to go around the Hussain Sagar Lake, enjoying the greenery and beauty of Rotary park, Sanjeevaiah Park, People's Plaza, NTR Memorial Park and Lumbini Park. During this journey one can take a thrilling boat ride and admire the majestic statue of Lord Buddha from any of the three jetty points - Lumbinipark, People's Plaza at Necklace Road and Sanjeevaiah park.

Open air upper deckThe double decker vintage coach with open air deck is fitted with public announcement system. The passenger will be accompanied by a guide, who will explain the importance and history of each place and must visit tourist spots. The vintage coach starts from APTDC Central Reservation Office, Tank Bund Road at 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 pm daily. Purnima moves in hourly intervals and one can avail the tour from any alighting point for the duration of one hour without any additional charge. This package offered is inclusive of refreshments, boat-ride and all entry tickets for Rs. 50 only.

For details contact: Central Reservation Office, Tank Bund Road, Hyderabad-500 063. Phones: +91-40-345 3036, 345 0165 Fax: +91-40-345 3086

Mohan G Jagan
Photographs by Srinivas Setty
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