Episode 045: Jonty Rajagopalan | Tour Leader & Owner of Detours India

Jonty Rajagopalan is a seasoned tour leader, and the owner of Detours India. She loves to explore a destination through its food, crafts, and history.

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Listen to her journey from working in corporate retail sales, and a stint in social development programs, to now showcasing the hidden treasures of Hyderabad, and personalising multi-city culinary tours across India. Expect to find her looking for the next best bread at a local bakery somewhere in the world!

Detours India is a boutique travel company based in Hyderabad that offers customised and offbeat experiential tours to individuals and small groups. Be it sampling regional street food and getting a glimpse of native crafts, or learning about the city’s fascinating history and the role of modern India, Detours India aims to bring in different perspectives.

Also mentioned on the podcast:
Archaeological Society of India
Banjara community
Bidri
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Bukhara
Carry Your Bottle
Char Minar
Dakhni culture
EcoPosro
Falaknuma Palace
France – wine tours
Ganga Jamuni culture
Golconda Fort
Gol Gumbaz
HITEC City
Ikat
Indus Valley Civilization
INTACH Bengaluru
Kakatiya Dynasty
Meher Baba – The Silent Baba
MTR
Paigah Tombs
Pembarthi
Qutub Shahi Tombs
Roads & Kingdoms
Salar Jung Museum
Samarkhand
Save The Rocks Society
Scotland – whisky tour
Telangana food
Titan
Uzbekistan
Vogue
XLRI

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