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Detours India Day Tours

Hyderabad, India
+91-9000850505
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Ranked #1 of 21 activities in Hyderabad
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Hayward, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I booked this tour last second when we had a layover in Hyderabad for 1 day. I emailed Jonty and asked if they could put together a half day tour. The tour was exceptional from a historical perspective. Jonty had an encyclopedic memory when it came to weaving geographic, socio-political and hirtical facts into a seamless timeline. we improvised our... More

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Bangalore, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We had Jonty take us on a combo tour of food plus some historical walk of the old city + some shopping near Charminar. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Jonty patiently explained us the history of Hyderabad which made seeing the sights in Chowmahalla and even Golconda fort ( we did this on our own) more meaningful since we had... More

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

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! I had a great time with you guys as well! Hopefully on your next visit we can see some more hidden treasures of the city and eat some more! :) More

Hong Kong
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

What a fantastic time we had. I'm so grateful to Jonty for making Hyderabad a delight. There was nothing too diffucult. Everything was fun. The whole experience was fresh and fabulous. The food market tour, restaurants, street meals, bakery, sightseeing, craft weavers, introductions, palaces, tea, driver..... everything we simply exemplary. If you are going to visit Hyderabad, whether a veteran... More

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

Thanks for your kind remarks, Dicky! It was absolutely wonderful to spend time with you and Puffin! Considering you are one of the most sought after guides in Hong Kong, it is especially nice to get such positive feedback from you! Looking forward to your next trip! Jonty More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

We know its going to be a great day when a smiling lady introduced herself as Ramya asked for a few minutes so that she can introduce us to hyderabad before the actual tour begins. Kudos to Jonty for a well planned itinerary for we had a good glimpse of hyderabad's past, present and future thru its culture, arts, culinary,... More

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Waltham Cross, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I was looking forward to this throughout my stay in Hyderabad for a conference. I only had one full day to enjoy so I wanted to book something worthwhile. All up to the tour communication was excellent (via email) with Jonty and with Paula who was to be my guide for the day. As the only day I had available... More

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Laramie, Wyoming
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I highly recommend Jonty's tours. You will gain a lot from her insider knowledge and avoidance of the well worn path!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

The tour was very informative, educational and rewarding. The personal attention provided by Jonty made for a wonderful day. She was able to provide inside information with a very friendly and personal touch. Although detours specializes in the more offbeat, they were very flexible in providing experience I desired. She was able to take me behind-the-scenes to see things that... More

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Fairlight Cove
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Travelling alone on business I wanted to get to see as much of the"real" Hyderabad as possible in a short time scale, Jonty went the extra mile showing me the many fabulous city sights. If you are going to Hyderabad then don't go around without Jonty, Her local & national knowledge is outstandingly second to none, natrually sharing her city... More

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

Thanks, Dale! You were a wonderfully guest to have for the day! Look forward to seeing you again on your next trip here! Jonty More

Somerset
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

For anyone spending time in Hyderabad a tour with Jonty will put the city into context both historically and politically and will introduce you to places you would probably never find for yourself. We felt we could do the main sites - Golconda fort, Qutb Shai tombs, Charminar, museums - by ourselves but what we got from Detours was an... More

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Shanghai, China
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

I had a spare afternoon in Hyderabad and took a chance on Detours - what a great choice! Paula was warm and pleasant, a great guide with whom to see the fort and nearby tombs. She easily answered all of my questions and made sure the car was stocked with cold drinks when we came in out of the heat.... More

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