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Experience the city of temples

Banaras has a rich heritage of temples and is known for the holy Ganges. Do not miss to take a holy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sunakshi c
Our Guide Mr. Kunal Rakshit

We visited Varanasi from 16th May to 19th May. The prime goal was to celebrate our Wedding... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Experience Varanasi is a young organization dedicated to promote tourism activities in the heritage city of Varanasi. Started in 2014 by a group of travel professionals driven by the passion to enhance, innovate and offer superior quality tourism products to travelers visiting Varanasi. The Experience Varanasi tour is an endeavor to connect the tourist with the city. It aims to acclimatize the Guest with the local culture of Varanasi. The tours will showcase not just the heritage monuments but also the city’s culture, cuisine, craft and life of the local people through the narrow lanes of Varanasi. We have various day tours suited to all kinds of Travelers coming to the city. Boat rides, Walking tours, Food tour and Live Indian classical music concerts. Please Note: For Safe and Responsible Tourism we provide the services of only trained, approved and licensed tour guides by the Ministry of Tourism-Government of India.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Varanasi 221005, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Banaras has a rich heritage of temples and is known for the holy Ganges. Do not miss to take a holy bath and the evening aaarti at Dashashmedh ghat.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Varanasi from 16th May to 19th May. The prime goal was to celebrate our Wedding anniversary. From our arrival at Varanasi Airport from UAE. We were received and welcomed at the airport by our hotel GM Mr. Pankaj Mahajan and our Guide Mr....More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

About 3 weeks ago my husband and I had the privilege of spending 2 days in Varanasi under the guidance of Kunal from Experience Varanasi. This was our first visit to the ancient city which is the spiritual heart of India for Hindus. Kunal had...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

I just returned from a holiday in India. I spent 2 nights in Varanasi. Kunal Rakshit of Experience Varanasi helped me to plan my visit. I found Kunal through Abbas Slatewala from India Someday. As soon as I was introduced to Kunal via email he...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Experience Varanasi offers excellent service, Our tour guide Kunal was a through professional, courteous with in depth knowledge of Varanasi.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

My husband and I were truly excited about our first visit to Varanasi, and going by the reviews on Trip Advisor, booked our tours with Experience Varanasi. Kunal, who escorted us on every tour was an excellent and knowledgeable guide, with in depth knowledge of...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

If you're looking for a great guided walk this is the best. Kunal is such a knowledgeable guide, excellent English and great sense of humour. He gave us a wonderful experience of the real Varanasi and took us places we could never have found without...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

I reached out to Kunal from Experience Varanasi after learning that he had a number of close contacts with Sadhus and could help support a photography project that I was looking to pursue during my visit. The services that Kunal provided exceeded my expectations. During...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend did the morning boatride with Kunal and we loved it. Getting to know the culture and how people from India live the Ganges through Kunal was something we would not have gotten out of a touristic guide. Thank you Kunal for...More

Thank Federico N
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Varanasi is a holy place – the Cultural Capital of India. Every day there seems like a festival with traditional music playing aloud, people worshipping various deities, sadhus doling the pearls from rich Indian culture in the minds of the locals and the tourists. We...More

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Rakesh4777
4 April 2016|
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Response from Kunal_Rakshit | Property representative |
Hi Rakesh, Greetings from Experience Varanasi!! There are quite a few real Aghori in Varanasi and you can always come down and interview them, of course with a prior appointment. Thanks & Regards, Kunal +91 9984112233
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Caithlin2001
5 October 2015|
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Response from Kunal_Rakshit | Property representative |
Hi Caithlin, There are several tourists who take a boat ride on a wheel chair, nothing to worry. November is the best time to be there in Varanasi. We can provide you the required assistance on that. Thanks... More
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rklall
13 April 2015|
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Day 1. After arriving in Varanasi, go for the Bengali tola walk at 04:00 pm followed by the evening aarti ceremony on a boat. Day 2. Take a boat ride early in the morning at 05:15 am to see the sun rise and how the Hindus... More
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