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Weavers' Area Walk - A walking tour in Varanasi to understand age old dying art. provided by Walk 2 Xplor

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Weavers' Area Walk - A walking tour in Varanasi to understand age old dying art.

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Overview
Silk weaving is a thousand years old industry in Varanasi, which is known in world and even has received GI tag by Government of India. Now weavers' weave on a French machine invented in France in 1804. The machine used before that is worth watching.we will be walking through the area where many families live who work on these machines at their houses by a particular community. Then after we will drive to the cooperative center where you will get a chance to see the people weaving and one main family of this tradition who run this center we will try to understand the technicalities of it. Here you will get a chance to understand the operation of the old machine used before 1804 mainly for thousands of years. Here you will also see the final products known for their quality in the world, and even buy it as a best souvenir from Varanasi.
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You'll start at
Hotel Ganges Grand
Front Of Marwari Hospital Building, D-37/47 Godowlia Crossing, Dashashwamedh Ghat Rd, Harha, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001, India
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    Harishchandra Ghat
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    We start walking from here to the area of weaver's.
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You'll end at
Dashashwamedh Ghat
Dashashwamedh Ghat Rd, Ghats of varanasi, Godowlia, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001, India
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hotel Ganges Grand, Front Of Marwari Hospital Building, D-37/47 Godowlia Crossing, Dashashwamedh Ghat Rd, Harha, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001, India
Duration
4h
Return Details
Dashashwamedh Ghat Rd, Ghats of varanasi, Godowlia, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001, India
Inclusions
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Harishchandra Ghat
Exclusions
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusion list
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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raider5859
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Informative & Interesting day in Varanasi
We were met in the foyer of our hotel by our guide for the day A.J. who we found to be very knowledgeable about the
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Roam621934
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Learning experience
An amazing experience.I learned so much from my guide, Krishan, who was able to communicate his passion to me. He w
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Maria02_2013
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Varanasi through the eyes and heart of the best guide possible
My husband and I had the fortune to spend two and a half days exploring Varanasi and we feel so lucky that we had A
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Elena R
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Great boat tour on the Ganges!
We had the sun rise morning boat tour with Anish. He met us at our hotel at 5:45am and we had a little walk and the
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802elliei
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Very knowledgeable guide
We spent a whole day with Alok - morning boat ride on the Ganges, walk in Varanasi, travel to Sarnath, with museum,
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E6841RXchrisc
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Morning boat tour and walking tour
It was a good tour, very informative. Our guide gave good detail and interesting cultural insight. Would recomm
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Dreamer615516
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Varanasi
Anish was very knowledgeable about all aspects of the city and of India culture in general. He kept the attention o
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nicoletk1988
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Beautiful & informative tour with Anish
Anish Jha Alok was our guide in Varanasi on our “Evening Aarti Ceremony” tour. It was very crowded at this ceremony
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Lisa P
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Discover Varanasi with Alok
My friend and I arrived in Varanasi at night and booked a sunrise boat and walking tour with Alok the next morning.
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Michelle S
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Great value Varanasi by day and night tour
This was such a great value tour. Our tour guide was Anish Jha Alok. He kept in touch and at 6am was outside our ho
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845alecm
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Catching the sun.
Excellent way to enrich ones morning. Tour was both informative and enjoyable. To experience the sights from a boat
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nicolass208
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not to be missed
a lovely evening, intense atmosphere, great choreography, we enjoyed eveyr minute of it , a great souvenir of Varan
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tunakko
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Varanasi Boat Tour
This tour was definitely one of the most interesting. You start the day early in the morning just when the city is
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NIRVANIE D
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India trip
Visiting Varanasi was memorable, Alok was very attentive and made sure we felt safe and comfortable walking through
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  • Duration: 4h
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