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Varanasi Walks

B 1/229 Assi Ghat | inside Assi International Ashram & Organic Shop, Varanasi 221005, India
+91 70810 70222
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Guide was pleasant, knowledgeable, and loved Varanasi

Our Varanasi Walks Guide, Pappu Tiwari, was outstanding. He took us through the narrow streets and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Galveston, Texas
This repeat customer remains very impressed.

I first used this company 4 years ago on my first visit to India and was so impressed I booked a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Phil N
Gold Coast, Australia
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VaranasiWalks is the oldest experience oriented eco-friendly walking tour and boat journey collective in Varanasi. Since 2008 our Explorers have given an intimate look at the holy city of Varanasi and are able to show you places in the city that the average tourist could never find. Our walks cater to those who want to see the layered interiors of the city and avoid the static silk shopping game. The boatrides include short walks and detailed history along with immersed experiences! As a collective of residents of the city we are flexible and open to working with you to create a experience you will never forget. VaranasiWalks was started by Jai while he was running a successful Hindu Studies & Hindi Language university program and working in the Social Service sector. Jai has been giving walks in Varanasi since 2004.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
B 1/229 Assi Ghat | inside Assi International Ashram & Organic Shop, Varanasi 221005, India
+91 70810 70222

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our Varanasi Walks Guide, Pappu Tiwari, was outstanding. He took us through the narrow streets and alleys along the Ganges, behind the Ghats. He was patient, knew the area exceptionally well, and clearly loved Varanasi. We enjoyed the walk so much we did the evening...More

1  Thank Jaysonlevy
Reviewed 1 week ago

I first used this company 4 years ago on my first visit to India and was so impressed I booked a further tour straight after the first. On this trip, I was prepared and knew I would be booking more than one tour. Our guide...More

3  Thank Phil N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Varanasi for only 2 days and wanted to make the most of it by experiencing all the major aspects of this beautiful city. Lao Tse, our guide, was an absolute delight. We opted for the 'Weavers and Artisans walk' where Lao Tse...More

3  Thank ashnabahl
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had conducted a walking tour with local tour guide Mr. Amrit Sharma when I went to Varanasi. It was a great experience! Amrit took us to explore the alleys in this old city, and explained the complicated Hinduism god and goddess relationship. It really...More

3  Thank Chun-Hsien W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the Northern Varanasi and alleys walk with Pappu Tiwari and had a great experience. He took us to a number of quiet and peaceful spots which were a break from what at the moment is a very busy city. He was sensitive to...More

3  Thank kohalake
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide's name was Pappu and he was extremely kind and professional. When we requested to make the tour a little later, they were very accommodating. I have nothing bad to say about the tour, and the pricing I think it's fair, because they do...More

2  Thank Pablo Z
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We opted for the Pilgrims Riverside walk and we really enjoyed our 3h guided tour through the city. Varanasy Walks is very flexible : we were able to stop our walk due to heavy rain and finish it the next day. Our guide, Amrit, was...More

2  Thank Guinaud
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We contacted Nomi from Varanasi Walks to discover the City. Nomi should have been our guide for a 3 hours tour, he ended to be our guide for two days. Not only en extremely expert guide, always in control of any situations and well known...More

1  Thank Carlo S
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We arranged the tour with Mr. Nomi Tripathi of Varanasi Walks very easily through our hotel front desk at the Palace on the Ganges. Mr. Tripathi arrived earlier in the day to confirm the trip with us for later that afternoon and then arrived suitably...More

1  Thank Wes B
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I visited Varanasi back in December on business and had 36 hours free time to spend in the city. As a solo female traveller, I wanted to find some kind of tour to avoid walking around on my own too much, and I was incredibly...More

1  Thank marigold260
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3 September 2016|
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Response from VaranasiWalks | Property representative |
Not sure why your submission hasnt been received. Will check my website. Thanks for bringing this to my notice.
21 May 2016|
Response from VaranasiWalks | Property representative |
Many shops are closed during extreme heat in the middle of the day. Including us! Varanasiwalks office: B 1/229 Assi ghat. Ph. +91.9793714111
18 October 2015|
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Response from VaranasiWalks | Property representative |
Hannah, Feel free to book on our website. Either way we will pencil you in for Nov 4 onwards. We can easily receive you at Ganpati Guesthouse. It will take 1.5 - 2 hrs for you to reach your guesthouse if your arrival at... More