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Detours India Day Tours

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Address: Hyderabad, India
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+91 90008 50505
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US$40.00*
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Hyderabad Old City Food Walking Tour
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US$40.00*
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Charminar Historical Walking Tour

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Knowledgeable and well paced tour

I booked this the day before. Myself and a colleague went on a private walking tour. Christina knew her history and moved at a nice pace. We went to a local, busy tea shop... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this the day before. Myself and a colleague went on a private walking tour. Christina knew her history and moved at a nice pace. We went to a local, busy tea shop (which we won't have done on our own!) - very interesting. The sites were impressive and fascinating. Define lay worth going on if you are in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jonty accomodated our last minute booking and took us on a combined food tasting and old town visit, including Charmahalla palace. Although we only sampled typical Indian snacks and tea at the beginning, we declined further food sampling offered towards the end of the tour as we were amply fed (culmination of 12 days of buffets in a row!). Best... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I met with Jonty and took the tour with Paula—and both are incredibly friendly and knowledgeable people to know in Hyderabad. I loved my food tour in the Old City, and I look forward to returning to Hyderabad and taking some more tours!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

From the minute she greeted us at the airport to the minute we parted company nothing was to much trouble for Jonty and her team. Her knowledge and enthusiasm for Hyderabad is infectious and the level of her preparation is without equal. Her style imparted detailed knowledge of the city's history, geography and politics without any form of intellectual superiority.... More 

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Thank JillHo
DetoursIndia, Owner at Detours India Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! I had an equally great time with you and thanks especially for the amazing conversations throughout the two days! Really look forward to your next visit. There are several more amazing places that are waiting for you here! More 

Chicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We booked two tours with Detours in July 2016 and had a great time. The first tour of Charminar and the surrounding area was with our son and daughter-in-law. We visited Charminar, a bangle manufacturing shop, a fabric printing shop, and other sites in the area. It was a walking tour and Christina did an excellent job! One of the... More 

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DetoursIndia, Owner at Detours India Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback! Paula and Christina enjoyed meeting you as well! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

For our visit to Hyderabad, we booked one of the 3 walking tours that Detours offers. We met for the Old City walking tour at Charminar and proceeded to get a wonderful experience of the area. Christina was our guide and she was fantastic! She was knowledgable, helpful and very hospitable. We had such a great time with her, that... More 

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DetoursIndia, Owner at Detours India Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback! Hope to see you in Hyderabad again! More 

Albury, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

I did the Old city food walk and loved it. I had an amazing guide, Paula, who shared her great knowledge with me about the city and the food. We walked the old streets and went where I wouldn't have gone without a guide. The food was excellent and it was great to see it in the real environment. Paula... More 

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Thank Tony G
DetoursIndia, Owner at Detours India Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks, Tony! Really wish we could have managed to do the walk when your wife was available as well! Hope you will be back for more tea! :) More 

Voorschoten, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

If you want to get a true flavour of Hyderabad DeTours is the place to go. Jonty and her team combine tours "off the beaten track" with a very open and personal view on the city and the Indian way of living. We did multiple tours with DeTours and they were all unique and excellent experiences. For example we cooked... More 

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DetoursIndia, Owner at Detours India Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much, Niek and we really enjoyed having you in Hyderabad! Look forward to meeting you again! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

My husband and I spent a fabulous morning enjoying the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of Old Hyderabad. Paula from Detours shared her extensive knowledge of Hyderabad's fascinating history and cuisine and graciously answered our many questions. We found her to be a knowledgeable and charming guide. Our experience of Hyderabad is richer for the insights about the local culture... More 

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DetoursIndia, Owner at Detours India Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review! More 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

This one day, private custom tour was the best part of my trip to India. Our tour guide, Kavitha, was so warm and friendly and knowledgeable. I could not have asked for a better tour or guide.

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DetoursIndia, Owner at Detours India Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much! Kavitha also enjoyed her time with you! More 

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