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The City of Pearls Walking Tour

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    Stop At: Charminar Rd, Char Kaman, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India

    Walk around the Charminar and explore the architectural features that make it unique. Then, explore the Charminar with your guide and climb to the first floor for an up-close and personal encounter with the most iconic of Hyderabad's monuments. The excellent views from the Charminar allow you to get amazing photographs of the city of Hyderabad - on a clear day you can see the Golconda fort and the Falaknuma palace.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Lad bazar, Street 1, Charminar, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India

    Walk with your guide through the Chudi Bazaar, where craftsmen are busy making the shiny colorful bangles Hyderabad is famous for. Watch as they handcraft each bangle, placing every single shining stone in place with nimble fingers. Try your hand at bargaining for a good price to get an unforgettable souvenir.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Mecca Masjid, Charminar, Hyderabad 500002 India

    Peep into the Mecca Mosque, where the Nizams of Hyderabad are buried.

    Stop At: Chowmahalla Palace, Khilwat, 20-4-236 Motigalli, Hyderabad 500002 India

    At Chowmahalla Palace, see the seat of power of the Nizams of Hyderabad. One of the best-preserved palaces of the Nizams, you get a taste of how the royals lived and ruled. Walk among the palace buildings, see paintings, photographs, household items, weapons and the cars used by the royals of Hyderabad.

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Departure Point
    Nimrah Cafe & Bakery(NCB), #20-4-1238/39, Beside Mecca Masjid, Charminar, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Return Details
    Chowmahalla Palace, Khilwat, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India
    • Bottled water
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Local guide
    • Entry/Admission - Charminar
    • Entry/Admission - Chowmahalla Palace
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
    • Any personal expenses
    • Shopping for bangles, clothes or other souvenirs
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Dress comfortably and conservatively - covered knees and shoulders for both men and women is recommended
    • Wear comfortable walking footwear
    • If you have opted for the Hotel Pickup & Drop-off you will be picked up at your place of stay at 8:00 AM in an airconditioned car and driven to the starting point of the walking tour. At the end of the walking tour, your air-conditioned car will drop you off at your place of stay.
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Navin was great - it was so great to have someone lead us through the City. He is so knowledgable and is able to distinguish fact from fiction! Connected us to local craftsman for some shopping and there were no commissions in the process! Passionate about the work he does and
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    Response from hydwalkingco, Owner at The City of Pearls Walking Tour
    Responded 1 week ago
    Thank you so much! Hope to have you on one of our future tours as well!
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    Navin's tour was a wonderful Hyderabad experience. His passion for Hyderabad's history really shines. I learned fascinating things and would highly recommend this as an evening activity.
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    Response from hydwalkingco, Owner at The City of Pearls Walking Tour
    Responded 27 Mar 2019
    Thank you so much for your review! Looking forward to having you on one of our tours in the future :)
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    Navin came to pick me up at the hotel with the driver as agreed, we spent the whole morning and afternoon together. We did explore and visited the classic tourist spots but we also spent time doing what locals do and most importantly Navid did a lot of research on the history
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    Response from hydwalkingco, Owner at The City of Pearls Walking Tour
    Responded 05 Mar 2019
    Thank you Daniele! Looking forward to hosting you on your next trip to Hyderabad!
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    Had such a great time with Navin on the city of pearls tour. He was personable but also so passionate about history, and could answer all of my questions extensively. The tour was well paced and covered all the essentials of the old city on great depth. Would definitely
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    Great tour and even better tour guide! Navin was the perfect tour guide for this busy city. As a solo female traveler new to India, I was a little hesitant to walk the city on my own. Navin was amazing - meeting me at my car with a bottle of water in hand. We toured Charminar
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    Response from hydwalkingco, Owner at The City of Pearls Walking Tour
    Responded 10 Dec 2018
    Thank you Kelly! I'm glad you were able to experience Hyderabad on our heritage walk! Looking forward to seeing you on one of our future tours as well!
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 4h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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