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Varanasi Walks

Varanasi 221001, India
+91 97937 14111
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Best guide in India!

I had the pleasure of a couple of walks with Varanasi Walks and with Jai last week. I have been... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kaandpa
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Best way to visit varanasi

We were lucky to come across varanasi walks and even luckier to have our guide pappu. We can't say... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Varanasi 221001, India
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+91 97937 14111

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of a couple of walks with Varanasi Walks and with Jai last week. I have been to India 7 times, and had many guides over that time. Jai is one of my top two guides across India - he's outstanding, and...More

Thank Kaandpa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to come across varanasi walks and even luckier to have our guide pappu. We can't say enough about him from his knowledge about the town , his professionalism, his attention to us to make sure we are safe in the alleys and...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

I would highly recommend taking both the walking tours and boat tours with Varanasi Walks. Lao Tse was an excellent guide and living in Varanasi he was able to give a personal perspective. Without his help we would not have explored the winding backstreets of...More

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VaranasiWalks, Owner at Varanasi Walks, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review!

Reviewed 9 April 2017

When searching for things to do in Varanasi before I left Australia I found Varanasi Walk on TripAdvisor. I contacted them, made a booking for February, and Laotse came to collect me for an amazing experience through the narrow streets of Varanasi. He was a...More

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VaranasiWalks, Owner at Varanasi Walks, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review!

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I went on holiday with my mother, father and brother to Varanasi in February and had the most amazing time. This was mostly down to the amazing trips we took with Varanasi Walks! The city is absolutely stunning and there is so much to see...More

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VaranasiWalks, Owner at Varanasi Walks, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review!

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Very rich experience spending two days with Laotse exploring Varanasi. We were disappointed to have our sunset boat cruise cancelled due to a festival celebrating the boatmen, but managed to find an alternative option. THe walks were well paced and managed well considering the punishing...More

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Thanks so much for your kind review!

Reviewed 31 March 2017

contacted Varanasi Walks when Leaving Mumbai for Varanasi. organised online with out hitch. Our Guide was a local named Laotse. Without question the most friendly person we have ever met. Laotse would meet us at our hotel every morning and spend a full day taking...More

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VaranasiWalks, Owner at Varanasi Walks, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review!

Reviewed 22 March 2017

Me and my husband Tom took 'The Pilgrim's Riverside' tour with Amrit back in January and it was truly the highlight of our short 3-night stay in Varanasi. The day before our tour, we had wandered around some of the ghats and galis ourselves, marvelling...More

Thank missylisa
VaranasiWalks, Owner at Varanasi Walks, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review! Yes since demotenisation we have had to apply for our own machine and are using a neighours credit card machine in the meantime. Thanks for mentioning that it is not about buying anything in his shop!!!

Reviewed 17 March 2017

Varanasi is a very spiritual city with great vitality. Our family of four adults spent three days exploring with Varanasi walks. Amrit was our guide....a charming and well informed young man. He was always happy to divert along the way if we required e.g. ...a...More

Thank Denise P
VaranasiWalks, Owner at Varanasi Walks, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review! "Its like walking with a friend" is our favorite type of comment.

Reviewed 11 March 2017

we were a group of six and had booked two walking tours and two boat rides. the first boat ride was the sunset and the evening arti one which we missed as our train was delayed from Lucknow, Michael, the main guy of the Varanasi...More

Thank sumarria
VaranasiWalks, Owner at Varanasi Walks, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review! Glad both Michael, who looks after the office and occasionally takes tours, and Munindra, a 20 year veteran lisenced guide on our team, could be of 4 star service. Its always 5 stars in my mind, but we...More

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spud-UK
Hi Is Varanasi Walks website working properly? They must be still operational, I've seeing very recent reviews. I've tried to fill in a booking twice on separate occasions but don't even get an automated reply. I'd be gutted if I couldn't do another walk. Thanks James D
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.
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surojitpal00
Can anyone give the contact number of the tour office?
21 May 2016|
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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
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Shaynassister
Hello I will arrive at Varanasi airport Nov 4 at 1:45 pm. I am staying at Ganpati Guest House and have asked them for transportation from the airport. I will only be in Varanasi until Nov 6, leaving around noon. I would like to see as much as possible, walking around, in the time I have. As a single woman traveler, I would like to arrange tours for the afternoon of Nov 4 ( either straight from the airport, or from the guest house, upon my arrival there) and for the full day on Nov 5. What can you suggest for me? Thanks Hannah
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
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