About Kokapet, Hyderabad
Located about 20 km from the heart of the city, Kokapet is a neighbourhood in the outskirts of Hyderabad. It lies about 5 km away from Nanakramguda Financial District and gives easy access to HITEC City, one of the major IT hubs in the region. Kokapet is a designated Special Economic Zone and the Telangana Government has plans to develop it into an integrated township over the next few years. All these factors have made Kokapet a much sought-after real estate and commercial hotbed, especially for the IT crowd. The area is also a preferred choice of business travellers and there is a good range of hotels in Kokapet that cater to their accommodation needs. The neighbourhood enjoys good connectivity with many localities in the region as well as the international airport in Hyderabad, thanks to the Outer Ring Road that passes through it. Many tourist attractions including Osman Sagar Lake and Mrugavani National Park are in proximity to Kokapet, making it a favourite with tourists looking for hotels in Hyderabad.
Shopping and Dining in and around Kokapet
Since the locality is a designated SEZ under development, there aren’t any swanky malls or high-end places to shop in Kokapet as yet. However, you will find here a good range of local shops, general stores, and supermarkets like Heritage Fresh. Some of the popular shopping destinations in Gachibowli such as Central Mall, Max Fashion Store, and South India Shopping Mall are about 9 km away from hotels in Kokapet, Hyderabad. Other shopping hubs near the locality include Sarath City Capital Mall (11 km) and Inorbit Mall (13 km).
Foodies can explore the restaurants in Kokapet and its nearby localities. Café Sandwicho, Lucknawi Tadka and Eskimos are among the best eateries in the neighbourhood. Many popular restaurants in Gandipet, Nanakramguda and Gachibowla are within 5 km of Kokapet hotels. These include The Fisherman’s Wharf, Barbeque Nation, Driven Café, Jewel of Nizam - The Golconda Resort, Mist - The Golconda Resort, Zega, Deli 9 Bristo and Jonathan’s Kitchen, to name a few.
Places to Visit in and around Kokapet
Tourists staying at hotels in Kokapet can prepare an itinerary including the top attractions within 5 km of the locality. These include Osman Sagar Lake, Gandipet Park, Flipside Adventure Park, and Ocean Park. If you have some extra time on hand, you can also visit other nearby attractions such as Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple, Golconda Fort, Mushroom Rock, Mrugavani National Park, Qutub Shahi Tombs and Sky Zone, all located about 8 km away from the neighbourhood.
Kokapet hotels are not far away from some of the popular attractions in and around Hyderabad. Our suggestions include Sri Kolta Vijayabhaskara Reddy Botanical Garden (12 km), Shilparamam (13 km), Chilkur Balaji Temple (15 km), and Durgam Cheruvu Secret Lake Park (15 km), among others.
How to Reach Kokapet
Kokapet is located about 30 km away from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport while the nearest major railhead is Kachiguda Railway Station (22 km). Cabs and pre-booked taxis are the easiest ways to reach your Hyderabad hotels in Kokapet from these transportation hubs. The locality doesn’t have MMTS or metro connectivity as yet; the nearest MMTS station is in Lingampally (13 km) while the nearest metro access point is in HITEC City (14 km). Regular TSRTC buses ply between Kokapet and all major parts of the city.