Hyderabad Tourism

Hyderabad, also known as the ‘City of Pearls’, is one of the largest metros in India. The city is a global centre for IT, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. The ‘Old City’ was once the seat of the Nizams/Royal family, and if you take the time to explore you can find it hidden amidst the many modern office buildings and shopping malls.

Essential travel information and Hyderabad tips for your visit

  • Buy the exotic pearl jewellery when in this city pearls. Mangatrai Pearls is the most popular store for the same.
  • When in old city, it is best to dress with full-sleeved clothes and keeping the head covered while entering a religious place.
  • Negotiate with the taxi prices prior to boarding.
  • Always look for official guides.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Hyderabad

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    • You can check the Hyderabad tours that will help you explore the core of the city. 

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  • Know the pollution level of Hyderabad before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 70.18 (High)
    • Water Pollution 69.88 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 57.99 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 65.95 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 54.98 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 68.09 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 63.83 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 54.26 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Hyderabad for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Hyderabad.

    • Burglary and Theft 36.86 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 32.47 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 31.17 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 69.83 (High)
    • Car Stealing 28.55 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 35.43 (Low)
    • Attacks 28.39 (Low)
    • Drug offense 30.88 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.01 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 60.44 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.03 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 24.03 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 42.5 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Hyderabad is 128.22 (High)

    • Safety Index 64.78 (High)
    • Climate Index 73.54 (High)
    • Pollution Index 76.89 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.9 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 23.85 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 66.86 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.41 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 68.93 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Hyderabad

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.84 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 46.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 28.74 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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