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For safe and honourable tourism we provide only licensed guides [Ministry of Tourism Government of India approved]. The holy city Varanasi is also known as Benares, Banaras or Kashi. It is situated at western bank of River Ganges. Varanasi is the...more
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Reviewed today via mobile

This was a highlight of our trip to Varanasi. A very knowledgeable and informative guide who gave us plenty of time to absorb and view everything. Also gave us good answers to our questions! We’d recommend this highly to anyone on their first visit to...More

1  Thank Linda W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Varanasi is a "difficult" city to visit for occidental people but is amazing how spiritual it is. Our guide explained everything at the perfection, we saw some cremation ceremonies from our boat in the holy river Ganga, really tough but full of emotions. We also...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spent 3 days in Varanasi with a very great organization of services. The program was based on what I wanted expected to do. I felt the real feeling of this city and his people. the walking tour was the perfect solution to have the...More

Thank Giovanna D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Varanasi is one of the most boggling places on the planet, a dizzying whirl of people, pilgrims, cows, water buffalo, rickshaws and every conveyance under the sun squeezing through the narrow streets in a city Twain called "older than dirt." We booked a day tour...More

3  Thank escapist389
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is a must do for visiting Varanasi, it's the holy pilgrimage for Hindu religion where thousands of believers arrive every day for the evening and morning rituals. Our tour guide Mr. Sapin was very gracious throughout in making sure that we had the perfect...More

1  Thank Terrence G
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Please correct the spelling "Aarthi" (is wrong). Correct it to AARTI. Other informations are good. Nice place to be do visit and see Ashokan Pillar & SarnathMore

Thank Arjun P
indrajeetvns, Owner at Varanasi Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Dear Mr. Arjun, Thank you for your kind words about spelling suggestion and change. But still you can see it is mention in Wikipedia. You should understand about cultural diversity and variety of India with different languages and accents. However, we're not sure if you've...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This is the best tour program to make visit Varanasi in day tour. We have visited all the most important places of Varanasi like morning boat ride temple tour walking tour in the oldest part city tour Buddhist place Sarnath evening boat ride cremation place...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Enjoyable trip on the early morning Ganges river trip and walk around the town and drive to the Buddha monastery and Stupa were all very interesting. In the evening the river trip and the Aarti ceremony all very good. Great cultural experience given by very...More

Thank AmandaH5747
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

It was a month ago whrn me and the group visit India,for spiritual journey,and we were join the morning boat trip with our guide mr.Dilip Singh who realy nice and told us the story of varanasi culture very detail, about the ganga river and the...More

1  Thank yumar p
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We went to a 2 days experience in Varanasi, I must say that I was a bit worried at first, but the guide was very informative and made the experience interesting and worthwhile. Seeing the Ganges early in the morning and in the evening from...More

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