Cultural Tours in Varanasi

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Cultural Tours in Varanasi

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  • kechjo
    Seattle, WA5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We really enjoyed this tour. The sunrise boat tour was great and our guide provided a lot of interesting information and insight. We really appreciated his knowledge about Varanasi, Sarnath, and the surrounding areas. I recommend this tour.
    Written 9 April 2024
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  • Jack F
    7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A very nice tour - we saw a magical sunrise at the Ganges and saw the local prayers and ceremonies as well as some wrestling! Vinay was very accommodating for my family who were up at 5am off the back of a late flight

    Despite Varanasi being an overwhelming city - Vinay made it easy and helped us understand the local culture
    Written 2 April 2024
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  • Saugata S
    Bengaluru, India10 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    My wife and I were always keen in sampling the famed street foods of Benaras and to soak into the ambience and history of the city. This 2 hours of guided "Varanasi Street Food Crawl" perfectly fitted in our plan (we took it on March 16, 2024 from noon). Our friendly and energetic guide Manish, a local tourism major from BHU, took us around the narrow by-lanes of the old city, while stopping over at a number of famous and old street food shops, serving lip-smacking "hinger kachori, jilabis, samosas, sweets and delicious lassis with excusive aroma / presentation (at Blue Lassi shop)". Overall, a fantastic experience for food lovers.
    Written 20 March 2024
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  • 41dagmarh
    Brandenburg an der Havel 2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    It was a really nice trip with Syed! He was very punctual and friendly and showed us so many beautiful things in Varanasi! We thank him very much for that. It was a wonderful day! The views was amazing! We took so many beatiful photos! Think you very much! The Boattrip was amazing, too! And the Sunset and the sundowner with the Ganga River.
    Written 28 March 2024
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  • Postcards4Clarabelle
    Arlington, VA111 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Really fantastic day tour that covers the highlights of Varanasi. Enjoyed the boat ride along the Ganges in the early morning, as well as the trip out to Sarnath to view the location where the Buddha gave his first sermon. Had a wonderful guide and driver. Recommend this tour to folks looking to know the city’s best locations in quick time.
    Written 26 May 2024
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  • Hughes
    Nice, France1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Thank you for this amazing tour. Guide Sujeet was superb. He accompanied us from Bodhgaya and brought us back safe after showing us all.
    Written 15 December 2023
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  • Departure35244381475
    Chennai (Madras), India2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We went on for a Kasi trip and made a good selection of travel agency. Yattri travels were best in all terms, starting with rooms, vehicle arrangements and complete travel plan.
    About rooms, they booked wonderful rooms of best standard and quality. Complimentary breakfast was best in class.
    About vehicle arrangements, they provided us a 7 seater AC Ertiga car. The driver and car was available throughout the journey from airport pickup to airport drop. Driver was very cooperative. He has the better idea of routes and good experience in driving. Driver drove well without any sudden brake and didn't feel a single jerk in entire 5 days.
    About travel plan, they gave a good itenary and it fitted well within our budget too. They were ready to customize the itenary as per convenience. Khasif and Krishna from their team took a regular follow up on each day, gave their recommendations, guided us for next day plan, made us clear considering the local traffic, temple timings and alternate options. They assisted us for flight booking as well.
    We are from chennai, myself along with brother and parents travelled to north India for first time, could able to cover major cities of UP like Lucknow, Ayodhya, Allahabad and Varanasi. Overall we enjoyed well, had a good Darshan at all the temples. Best experience ever!! Thank you Yattri travels.
    Written 17 May 2024
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  • john B
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A fabulous way to spend a morning in Varanasi. The boat ride was especially fun. The guide had a great knowledge of the history of Varanasi and customised my tour to include places I hadn't seen before. Would recommend.
    Written 24 May 2024
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  • Eliyasingan S
    Singapore, Singapore941 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Varanasi is also known as Benares or Kasi.. There are 15 ancient cities in India. There is also ancient civilization and sites like Indus Valley civilization. The building structure is different and the roads are narrow They also call her as the spiritual capital of India.
    Written 5 May 2024
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  • Journey38798233662
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very beautiful tour! Vinod (the guide) was very kind, informative and interesting. He didn’t just explain what we saw but also gave us fascinating glimpses into Varanasi and Hindu culture. The ceremony for the sunset was gorgeous and impressive. He even overstretched a little the timing of the tour to show us also a bit of the old city, which actually wasn’t included. Very happy, we can just recommend it! Btw the organizers are very efficient, a few minutes after I had booked the tour via Booking.com they already contacted me via Whatsapp for the last details and the guide picked us straight from the hotel.
    Written 1 May 2024
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  • Vikas S
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Grand india tour and travel provide very nice service in varanasi sector also allahabad Bodhgaya Nepal Ayudhya Kushinagar Srawasti etc...
    Written 12 October 2020
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  • Jamaica
    London, UK3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Vidya was a fantastic and amiable guide. He opened up the hidden secrets of this amazing city and completely altered my experience of it. I could not have found my way through the labyrinthine lanes and alleys to discover the exquisite treasures the city has to offer. Vidya’s enthusiasm and love for his home town is infectious. I can think of no better guide.
    Written 8 April 2024
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  • Jordan R
    Ambleside, UK25 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Enjoyed the tour with Arvind, he went out of his way for us and was very knowledgable . The highlights were the morning boat ride during sunset and the pace was relaxed.
    Written 13 May 2024
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