Cultural tours in Varanasi

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Cultural Tours in Varanasi

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Walking Tours
3 hours
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Bus Tours
2 days
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Bus Tours
13–16 hours
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Walking Tours
2 hours
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Full-day Tours
6+ hours
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Walking Tours
2 hours
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Luxury Car Tours
4 hours
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Motorcycle Tours
4–5 hours
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  • Nayan J
    Bengaluru, India36 contributions
    I travelled with my 87 yr old dad and had a great time. The guide, Rahul was extremely helpful and tried to adjust and take routes which wouldn't pose a problem for us.
    Written 6 December 2022
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  • Tour Guide In Agra
    Agra, India19 contributions
    He is one of the best in Varanasi, I was on tour and it was flood there in city, Kunal arranged a roof top place to see aarti, which I could never do on my own, I am so thankful of Kunal, doing all for my guests.
    Written 1 December 2022
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  • Pradya Sriroth
    2 contributions
    I went to Vanasasi with my friends during 24-25 November 2022. I know Vinay through one of the most Thai YouTuber. That's why I booked this tour. During the time we were there, Vinay and his colleague provided us very good services. They're very helpful and friendly. I strongly recommend him if you want to come to Varanasi and Ganges river. He is the best. We were impressed with the quality of this tour.
    Written 30 November 2022
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  • Rupak choudhurie
    1 contribution
    Me and my wife had been to the most ancient city in 2019 , primarily to have darshan of famous & powerful Vishwanath Mandir , as it is said that visit to Varanasi once in a lifetime is must for Hindus . We were equally amazed by other powerful temples like Kalbhairav 🙏, Sankatmochan Hanuman🙏 🌻, Mahamrityunjay temple 🙏(not much known), Durga jee temple 🙏.. However We could not get darshan of famous Vishalakshi temple as it was yet to open at that time.
    Dashashwamedh ghat , although marshy due to flooding was a splendid experience when Arti was done at the makeshift platform with huge Mashals ( torches)
    Shopping of clothes and eating samosa & Jelebi with super tasty Masala tea can't be forgotten.
    Great experience indeed 🙏🌻🙏
    Written 12 November 2022
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  • Dvaparayuga
    Los Angeles, CA70 contributions
    Excellent knowledge of Hindu culture, history, spirituality, philosophy. Total immersion. Can highly recommend. Great guide.
    Written 28 November 2022
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  • Saulo C
    3 contributions
    Wonderful experience. The guides was very good and explained with details all the thinks and very helpful. The cars were very good and drivers were professionals. The host invite us to came in his house and we enjoy a very nice diwali night with them. The city is very interesting and amazing. Hotel was perfect. Very indicated!! Book and enjoy.
    Written 10 November 2021
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  • Anx G
    London, UK1 contribution
    I am buzzing after an AMAZING tour with Prakash in one of the world's most beautiful cities. It is one of the best holiday experiences I have ever had in a single day! He soars 10,000 feet above the rest!

    My skin is still ringing with the sensational end of our tour with the spectacular and world-famous Ganga Aarti.

    In a sea of 3000 people that come daily to see the Aarti, Prakash, due to his local knowledge and special contacts got me a prime seat. I sat like a king as if the whole show was just for me. I am 100% clear that no other tour operator could have done this. It is just who you know!

    I had the fortune to see the other local tour operators and their poor tourists, who had the bad luck to simply pick the wrong guys 😞 whilst I was the lucky one. Prakash is the 5th generation of his family to live in Varanasi, his fountain of knowledge gushes at with his genuine passion and love for his hometown. We went to see places that the other tour operators just did not even know about.

    As I looked at the other tour operators, who looked shell-shocked, lost, and shy, Prakash shone like the sun.

    I repeat, look no further, just book this guy. You will not be disappointed.
    Written 28 November 2022
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  • MattNzCa
    Tauranga, New Zealand2 contributions
    Great food and knowledgeable guide. Thank you Manish! We experienced 5 different vendors and types of food which were all delicious
    Written 7 December 2022
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  • Karen C
    3 contributions
    Our guide, Indrajeet Kumar, was very kind and knowledgeable. He showed us so many wonderful things. The arti was an unforgettable experience and Indrajeet made the whole evening perfect.
    Written 18 October 2022
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  • Justin C
    5 contributions
    My son and I travelled to Varanasi with high hopes for the Holy City. From the moment we met Kunal we began to understand why this city is so special. As well as being one of the most informative and well researched guides I have met, his in-depth knowledge as a local who has lived in Varanasi all his life, added to the day and a half we spent with him.
    Kunal went way above and beyond the tour itinerary. He would make little detours along the way to show us points of interest or in response to questions we had.
    Our experience with Kunal didn't end at the completion of our Varanasi Experience, he kept in contact with us for the next week and assisted us navigating the train system from Delhi to Agra and organised guides and contacts at the Taj to make our experience a memorable one. For these additional services he requested NO Payment just wanted to ensure we had positive experiences right across India.
    I highly recommend Kunal and the services of "Experience Varanasi" for ALL travellers. Kunal knows all the best places to eat and see...I felt confident that he had our best interests at heart and will go above and beyond to make your Varanasi visit memorable. THANK YOU KUNAL!
    Written 4 December 2022
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  • Sonam Sharma
    Bangalore District, India15 contributions
    This was our second tour with You Tours, we are glad that we have done this experience. We are so amazed by the depth of history and religious legacy. Our guide Jain was superb, he let us calmly see the each sight, able to answers all our questions. Everyone must do this experience while visiting Varanasi to understand the importance of this beautiful religion.
    Written 20 November 2019
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  • Guillaume C
    3 contributions
    What an amazing guide for such an amazing city. Varanasi is a must-visit but it’s very easy to miss out on some important sites or even stories that help better appreciate the place. Praveen is so knowledgeable, makes the teaching so interesting and speaks perfect English. So fortunate to have found him, he deserves all the praises and is definitely the best guide I’ve ever hired. Quick note though: there is one unnecessary stop in a local home to buy tea that seemed a bit like a tourist trap but other than that - AMAZING EXPERIENCE.
    Written 29 November 2022
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  • 30Asha
    Pune, India143 contributions
    About 8 to 10 kilometers is the Sarnath site. The stupa and lion with ashok Chakra are almost 2500 years. I think if you are in varanasi this is a must visit place. It is well maintained. You need one day to really see this place. Avoid holidays as lot of rush. Lot of school study tours are there on the weekends. Place is a bit dusty. Perhaps you can carry a face mask.
    Written 13 November 2022
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  • Bartek G
    Brzesko, Poland5 contributions
    This tour whit Abhi was full od information and seens a lot in short time, Abhi have great knowlege about city history and religion. We see much more than we expect
    Written 27 October 2022
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