Located in the state of Telangana in India, Hyderabad is the state capital situated along the Musi River banks. Most of Hyderabad area is hilly with an average altitude of 542 meters. The city is famous among tourists for its beautiful landscapes and cultural heritage. Majority of its historical buildings were built by the Qutb Shahi and Mughal empires which can still be seen today.
Hyderabad has a wet and dry season. The wet season falls between June to September due to monsoon season which carries most of the rainfall for the entire year. The weather for the rest of the year is much drier. Hottest weather can also be expected between April to May, which is around 33 degrees centigrade. For a comfortable journey in Hyderabad, visitors may consider travelling between December to January as the weather is drier and more cooling.
Kalibo International Airport – Situated in the Aklan province, Kalibo International Airport is a civilian airport serving Boracay. This airport is about two kilometres from the city proper. Currently, 15 local and international airlines are operating in Kalibo Airport. This airport is also a hub for Cebu Pacific, Pan Pacific Airlines and Philippines AirAsia, and the focus city for Philippine Airlines and Royal Air Charter.
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport – Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is an international airport serving Hyderabad city. This airport was named after India's former Prime Minister and officially opened in the year 2008. Up to 12 million passengers a year can be served in this airport. There is one terminal in the airport whereby the west wing handles international flights and the east wing for domestic flights. Currently, more than 25 carriers are in operation at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. This includes AirAsia India, Air India, Alliance Air, Go Air, IndiGo, SpiceJet and TruJet. The city centre is about 24 kilometres away from the airport. Passengers can either take a taxi or take a train from the closest station Umdanagar to reach the city.
Hyderabad has a combination climate of tropical wet and dry climate and hot semi-arid climate. Temperature is almost stable throughout the year, averaging around 27 degrees centigrade. Hottest months are usually between April and May about 33 degrees, while the coolest is between December and January at 22 degrees centigrade. Contrary to the dry weather in the rest of the year, most of the city's rainfall is concentrated between June to September due to the south-west summer monsoon. The air is more humid and cloudy during these periods.