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Address: Hyderabad, India
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US$ 45.00*
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Hyderabad Old City Food Walking Tour
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Charminar Historical Walking Tour

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Passionate, knowledgeable, fun - our best guide in India!

Jonty is an outstanding guide - quite the best we experienced during our five week trip to India. Thank goodness Hyderabad was our last stop as it was hard to beat. The tour of... read more

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Jonty is an outstanding guide - quite the best we experienced during our five week trip to India. Thank goodness Hyderabad was our last stop as it was hard to beat. The tour of the Old City was fascinating and included stops for delicious street food and lassi's, a haircut!!, spice shopping, and engaging commentary and insights along the way.... More 

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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Jonty is an intelligent and knowledgable guide- she is so engaging and fun and taught us so much about Indian and Hyderabadi history and cuisine, and the food was amazing ! She really went above and beyond for us. Five stars!

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London
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We were very lucky to find Jonty who was not only informative, extremely helpful and flexible but also an excellent guide. We spent two days with her and can only say we learnt more and visited more places than we could have done on our own. She obviously has a good rapport with many of the shop owners and street... More 

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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

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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Reviewed 9 January 2017 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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Reviewed 4 January 2017

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 

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