Hyderabad, the capital city of Andhra Pradesh is one of the major cities of south India. A landlocked city, it is equally known for its pearls and Biriyani (an indigenous Hyderabadi cuisine). It is also one of the prominent historical cities of the country. Also called the land of Nizams, the history of Hyderabad is closely intertwined with that of the Muslim rulers of the country. A rich state in the olden times, Hyderabad attracted people from far and wide to it. Even today the remnants of its historical past are visible everywhere in the city add.
Chennai formerly known a Madras is the capital city of Tamilnadu. It is the fourth-largest city and fourth-most populous metropolitan area in India and 36th-largest urban area in the world. Chennai is one of the Indian cities most visited by foreign tourists, and is the 38th most visited city in the world.Chennai, sometimes referred to as the "Gateway to South India" is located on the south–eastern coast of India in the north–eastern part of Tamil Nadu on a flat coastal plain known as the Eastern Coastal Plains.Chennai is one of the cities in India that is connected by the Golden Quadrilateral system of National Highways. It is connected to other Indian cities by four major National Highways (NH) that originate in the city. They are NH 4 to Mumbai (via Bengaluru, Pune), NH 5 to Kolkata (linked via NH 6) (via Visakhapatnam, Bhubaneswar), NH 45 to Theni (via Villupuram, Tiruchirapalli, Dindigul) and NH 205 to Madanapalle (via Tirupati). It is well connected with other parts of the state by means of roadways and railways. Several bus services are available to various cities like Hyderabad, Secundarabad, Mumbai, Vijayawada, Pune, Vizag, and Bangalore among others.