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Free Walking Tour of Varanasi

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  • Varanasi
  • Available in: English

About the guru Yo Tours

We are India’s top ​experience based ​tour ​provider ​company having presence in over 12 incredible cities in India (expected to expand to 20 cities by year end). We offer variety of walking​ and city​ tours in each city to help travelers to experience a city, it's food, culture, people & night life like a local with a local. Yo Tours is rated Excellent on Tripadvisor, ... More »

We are India’s top ​experience based ​tour ​provider ​company having presence in over 12 incredible cities in India (expected to expand to 20 cities by year end). We offer variety of walking​ and city​ tours in each city to help travelers to experience a city, it's food, culture, people & night life like a local with a local. Yo Tours is rated Excellent on Tripadvisor, and received couple of international awards: "Best Alternate Tour of the year 2018" by Travel & Hospitality awards UK and "The best free tour company in Asia" by Freetour.com within the span of 1 year.

About the tour

Come and join our contribution-based walking tour to learn about this vibrant city’s history, heritage and more with some of the most passionate local tour guides who will not just take you around Varanasi’s most important sites but will also share their own secret tips on how to experience Varanasi as a local!

Varanasi or traditionally known as Kashi (meaning light), is believed to be the oldest city on the planet standing today.

We have seen people coming to Varanasi with great hopes and expectations, but most of the time we felt that they leave Varanasi without understanding the true essence of the city, and its glorious past and spiritual history.

Did you know that in ancient history people dreamt of dying in Varanasi only and nowhere else? Varanasi has been the most important place for people seeking liberation and enlightenment, even Buddha got enlightened very near to Varanasi.

This walking tour is a journey, of exploring Varanasi in its true sense, this walking tour will enrich you and will change your perspective of the city, and will make your journey to Varanasi truly special.

Duration: 90 minutes.

Don't forget to bring water, sunglasses, sunscreen, and umbrella (in case of rainy season or summers).

Meeting point
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How to find me: Hotel Ganges Grand (Meet at the stairs)

Tour schedule

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give 5, some people give 50, you choose the price.

Reservations in advance are mandatory because if the 'guru' doesn't see any bookings one day, she will not show up at the meeting point. Or if she has too many 'walkers' that day, won't allow you to join without the reservation. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Ratings (3)

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Juan Pablo Alvarez

3 months ago

Al comenzar, el guía nos dice que el Tour es gratis, pero que si nos gusta que la propina sugerida era de 500 rupias por persona.

Después comenzamos el Tour; todo iba bien y el guía era bastante bueno, hasta que autoridades de la ciudad le pidieron su carnet de guía, el cual no tenia ya que no era un guía autorizado por el govierno. Así que hasta ahí nomas llegó nuestro Tour, ya que tuvo que ir a dar explicaciones, etc.

Mala experiencia.

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Balbina&Thomas

3 months ago

Friendly local guide with great knowledge. Interesting, fascinating, fun

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Ines

6 months ago

Cool tour, RJ, our guide, was really nice and professional. He even managed to adapt the tour to our interests. He did an extra to the programme and went with us on a boat at sunset to see the hindu ceremonies. I recommend this.

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