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Hyderabad is the fifth largest metropolis of India and has always been the right destination for world class healthcare including Dental care. While Medical Tourism spans across several countries, Hyderabad comes on top with its rich history and culture with monuments, mosques, temples along with rich heritage in arts and crafts.
You will be happy to know that Hyderabad is recently also known as the Hi-Tech City of India.
Benefits of Dental Tourism
• Availability of numerous Dental Hospitals and Dental Clinics in each and every part of India with 24 Hours medical facilities and well-qualified staff. This avoids the problems of waiting lists as seen in American or European hospitals. In addition, the one-to-one attention, shown in Indian Hospitals, availability of professionally trained personal nurses and 24-hour servants are the unimaginable luxuries for people coming from developed countries.
• Treatment in India is Cost effective and very efficient. This is a major factor that attracts medical tourist from all around the globe particularly in the field of dentistry
• Language problem poses no major hurdle as most of the doctors and hospitals speak and understand ‘English’ and the Medicines and Prescriptions are in Medium English. As far as Hyderabad is concerned, most people also speak reasonable Hindi and to an extent Urdu too. This makes it very easy for International travellers, especially from the Middle East countries.
Places of Historical Importance in Hyderabad
Charminar is a monument and also one of the most important landmarks of the city of Hyderabad. The monument was built by Muhammad QuliQutb Shah in 1591 to commemorate the eradication of plague, shortly after he had shifted his capital from Golconda to what now is known as Hyderabad.
Golconda is a ruined city and fortress, 11 km west of the city of Hyderabad. The city and fortress are built on a granite hill that is 120 meters high and is surrounded by massive crenellated ramparts.
The Salarjung Museum is an art museum on the southern bank of the Musi River in the city of Hyderabad. The museum was opened to the public on December 16, 1951. It houses the art and antique collection of the Salarjung family, who were important nobles in the courts of the Nizams( Muslim rulers of Hyderabad ). The collection of Islamic art from all over Asia includes a variety of illuminated Korans, astrolabes, jewelled swords and daggers, and Persian carpets which is unique in nature. It also houses unique European, Chinese and Indian art pieces.
The Falaknuma palace is a remarkable edifice which stands atop a 2000 feet high hillock. It is located 5kms from Charminar and was built by NawabVikar – Ul – Ulmara, the Prime Minister of Hyderabad. This exquisite palace made of Italian marble was built by one of the Paigah nobles Nawab Vicar UlUmra in 1892. It has been recently converted into a heritage hotel and is run by world famous Taj Group of hotels.
Mecca Masjid is near Charminar in the old city of Hyderabad. It is the biggest mosque in entire south India. In the sheer size, it ranks third in the country, next only to Jama Masjid in Delhi
Hussain Sagar is a lake in the heart of the city of Hyderabad, built by Hazrat Hussain Shah Wali in 1562, during the rule of Ibrahim QuliQutb Shah Wali. It was built on a tributary of the Musi River to meet the water and irrigation needs of Hyderabad. It is now more popular for recreational facilities including boating and evening cruises. The area around the lake has been developed into parks, children entertainment facilities and eating joints.
Birla Mandir is a Hindu temple, built on a 280 feet (85 m) high hillock called NaubathPahad on a 13 acres (53,000 m2) plot. The construction took 10 years and was constructed in 1976 by Swami Ranganathananda of Ramakrishna Mission. The temple was constructed by Birla Foundation, which has also constructed several similar temples across India, all of which are known as Birla Mandir
The Hyderabad Information Technology and Engineering Consultancy City, abbreviated as HITEC City is a major High tech business district, which is one of the leading Information Technology, Engineering, Health informatics, and Bioinformatics hubs of India. HITEC City is spread across 200 acres (81 ha) of land under suburbs of Madhapur, Gachibowli, Kondapur, Manikonda, and Nanakramguda.
Like most of the western cities of the world, English is widely used, largely spoken and well understood in Hyderabad
International tourists who want to visit India for Dental Tourism are generally endowed Tourist Visa, effective from the date of issue. However, Tourist Visa can neither be extended nor converted. On the other hand, travel agents who feel a dearth of visiting India on a frequent basis may be allowed Tourist Visa for an elongated period of time.
Business Visa is usually approved of around three to six months. Nonetheless, technicians, as well as experts who wish to visit India for their respective bilateral agreements or joint venture projects, may be granted multiple-entry Business Visa for as long as two years of validity. To mention, approval of Business Visa by the Government is mandatory in any case.
STUDENT AND EMPLOYMENT VISA
Student Visa can be acquired by corroborating and validating admission to some recognized University or Educational Institution in India. Similarly, Employment Visa can also be obtained by the furnishing of evidence of employment with recognized companies in India.
Transit Visa, however, has been considered as best for medical (dental) tourism. Although Transit Visa cannot be acquired from immigration counters at ports of entry in India, it stays valid halts of up to 72 hours in India within 15 days from the date of issue of the visa. Nonetheless to notify, Transit Visa must be attained before departure while proof of onward travelling to destinations outside India would be required.