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Hindi Lessons

Hindi Lessons

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I teach one-to-one hindi lessons at your home or guesthouse in Varanasi or at any place it is convenient, also can teach lessons via Skype. I adapt the lessons to your level and needs, starting with easy dialogues that can help you get around the city and continuing with more deeper hindi grammar. I have been teaching Hindi language for the past 15 years and I am also a poet, having published poems in national literary magazines. Please contact directly via email or phone for reservations.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$7.51
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Photo Tour In Holy Varanasi

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Photo Tour In Holy Varanasi

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“In this experience, we will explore some of Varanasis most amazing temples, architecture and people. I will teach you the best way to approach photography here, so that you can create some beautiful photos. Your friends and family will love them! I will also show you my favourite markets and food stalls, where you can try some wonderful vegetarian food. You may even get the perfect food photo for Instagram!
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$17.32
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Banaras Wala Tours

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Banaras Wala Tours

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What makes my tours different from others is that i offer an authentic experience of Varanasi with an extremely knowledgeable guide to lead the way. Each tour is individually tailored to your interests so you get to see what is important to you. You can try traveler friendly street food, take a prive sunrise tour of the Ghats and ceremonies, wander through the winding back alleys and old city, see the Aghori Babas and temples, and experience how spirituality is so deeply woven into the lives of the people here. Having lived here my whole life and being a guide for the last 8 years has given me a deep knowledge of the city and the traditions, rituals and religions that it surrounds. During the tour I will pass on much of this to you so you can have a more meaningful experience of the city.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.27
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$19.27
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Insight Varanasi Day Tour

Insight Varanasi Day Tour

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This unique tour of Varanasi offers visitors an insider's look at local customs and traditions in one of the world's oldest living cities. Tour the Hindu and Buddhist sites with an expert guide, including the Ganga Ghats, where pilgrims come to absolve their sins and the Sarnath, where Buddha delivered his very first sermon.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$117.34
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Varanasi Evening Aarti Tour

Varanasi Evening Aarti Tour

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Spend three unforgettable hours in one of India's most ancient cities during this evening Aarti tour in Varanasi. Experience the beauty of this Hindu ritual where light is offered up to deities. Hear religious songs sung out into the night and watch as lamps are offered to the gods. Learn why locals say this city liberates the soul from the human body during this once in a lifetime cultural experience.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.00
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Visit to Death Hotel in Varanasi

Visit to Death Hotel in Varanasi

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Varanasi is India’s spiritual where millions of pilgrims come to bathe in the sacred waters of the Ganges River and perform funeral rituals. Take a private tour to the Mukti Bhavan, or Death Hotel, where people Hindu worshippers come to die and achieve salvation. Learn about the religious phenomenon and why old people who are expecting death come to embrace it in the holy land.
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  • 4 hours
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$70.00
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Buddhist Tour

Buddhist Tour

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Buddhism is a religion and philosophy that developed from the teachings of the Buddha (Sanskrit “Awakened One”), a teacher who lived in northern India between the Mid-6th and mid-4th centuries BCE (Before the common Era). Preading from India to central and south last Aisa China, Korea and Japan, Buddhism, has played  a central role in the spiritual, cultural, and social life of Asia, and during the 20th century it spread to the west. Ancient scripture and doctrine developed in several closely related literary language of ancient India.They are known as Buddhists. Highlights • Sarnath (Dhamekh Stupa, the Chaukhandi Stupa and the Archaeological museum). • Bodhgaya- Mahabodhi Temple, Thai Temple and Bodhi Tree • Visit the ruins of Nalanda and Rajgir • Kushinagar- Mahaparinirvana Temple and Mukutbandhan Stupa • Lumbini- Birthplace of lord Buddha
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  • 7 days
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3 Days Varanasi Tour Package for First Timers

3 Days Varanasi Tour Package for First Timers

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Spend three days exploring the essence of Varanasi in the company of a guide. You'll learn much more than you would simply wandering on your own, and the tour includes a variety of activities: a sunrise private boat tour, a visit to the cremation grounds, and a guided tour of the important Buddhist site of Sarnath, among others. Accommodation for two nights plus breakfast each day is included.
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  • 3 days
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$200.00
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Varanasi tour in one day

Varanasi tour in one day

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Explore India’s spiritual capital of Varanasi and learn about Hinduism on a private tour. Take a boat along the Ganges River and learn about why it's so sacred to Hindus. Visit the holy site of Sarnath, where Buddha gave his first sermon, followed by a guided walk of Varanasi’s old streets and alleys. Watch the sacred ritual of Aarti from the ghat or the water to conclude your tour.
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  • 12 to 14 hours
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$90.00
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Same day Bodhgaya tour from Varanasi

Same day Bodhgaya tour from Varanasi

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Same day guided visit to Bodhgaya from Varanasi The crucible of Buddhism, Bodhgaya was where Prince Siddhartha attained enlightenment beneath a bodhi tree 2600 years ago and became Buddha (the 'Awakened One'). In terms of blessedness, this tiny temple town is to Buddhists what Mecca is to Muslims. Unsurprisingly, it attracts thousands of pilgrims from around the world every year, who come for prayer, study and meditation.
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  • 14 hours
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$120.00
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3-Days Varanasi Exclusive Tour

3-Days Varanasi Exclusive Tour

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Varanasi is considered one of India's holiest cities. This three-day tour showcases the top attractions of this destination, including the Ganga Ghats, where pilgrims flock for religious ceremony, as well as Hindu temples, Buddhist landmarks and much more. This tour offers the perfect city overview and is perfect for first time visitors who want to see the city like a local.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$384.00
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Mobile Phone Street Photography Workshop

Mobile Phone Street Photography Workshop

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For over 12 years, I have worked with world-famous photographers and documentary makers arranging their experiences to provide amazing images around India, with a specialty in the complex, chaotic and exceedingly magical City of Lights, Varanasi - the holiest city of India. Over this time, I have found that the mobile phone camera provides remarkable accessibility to the people on a more instant, comfortable, and humane level. Together, we will find out how to take photos of the holy men, everyday lives of workers, markets, industry, street scenes and the citizens of this incredible and diverse culture. I enjoy sharing my knowledge with those who are interested in learning to create beautiful images, whether you are a professional photographer, or a camera enthusiast or hobbyist.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.67
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Alaknanda - A Divine Voyage (Evening Cruise Tour - 5:45 PM to 7:30 PM)

Alaknanda - A Divine Voyage (Evening Cruise Tour - 5:45 PM to 7:30 PM)

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Enjoy the beautiful view of the magnificent Ghats of Varanasi with the comfort and safety of our luxury cruise "Alaknanda". After sunset, the Ghats are lit up with beautiful decorative lights, and can be seen as a bright half-circle of light from either end. Guests can also have a glimpse of the famous Ganga Aarti of Dashashwamedh Ghat (subject to favorable weather conditions).
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Photography Fixer and Guide in the Most Colorful Holy City

Photography Fixer and Guide in the Most Colorful Holy City

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For over 12 years, I have worked with world-famous photographers, documentary makers, Fujifilm workshops, arranging their experiences to provide amazing images around India, with a specialty in the complex, chaotic and exceedingly magical City of Lights, Varanasi - the holiest city of India. I have good connections with the local community and I can arrange virtually all scenarios for film crews, photographers, documentary makers, TV channels, and journalists. Some of my most requested subjects are: real Sadhus and Aghori (Holy men who eat dead human bodies), Naga baba (Holy men who live without clothing), Varanasi Wrestling schools, shoots at the flower Bazaar, the traditional laundry place (Dhobi Ghat) and of course, the Manikarna Burning Ghat (where bodies are cremated). I am flexible and can work to the demanding, detailed requirements of a professional, or provide more relaxed arrangements for photography enthusiasts in more of a guiding role.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.67
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Varanasi Temple Tour

Varanasi Temple Tour

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I am Hindu born in Varanasi. My passion for this city doesn't fit in me and I have the mission to spread to people what I love in my city. I listed just a few places of a big amount I would like to show.
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  • 3 hours
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Varanasi Photography Tour

Varanasi Photography Tour

Varanasi has been a cultural and spiritual center of North India for several thousand years. It lies on the Ganges - considered a holy river. Hindus believe that death in the city will bring salvation, making it a major center for pilgrimage. Varanasi also was a significant place of activities during the development of Buddhism. The city’s daily hustle and bustle and Varanasi’s otherness make it an absolute highlight for photographers, especially for those interested in portrait and street photography. Highlights : • Streets, Temples, Ghats • Varanasi Riverfront • Religious ascetics
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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$114.00
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Varanasi Morning Boat Tour [RowBoat]

Varanasi Morning Boat Tour [RowBoat]

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See the ancient city of Varanasi come to life as you make your way down the scenic Ganges River by boat. Observe Hindus practicing their morning rituals as the sun comes up along the banks of the river and learn about local customs and traditions from your expert guide.
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  • 3 hours
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Evening Arti Ceremony - The light performance on the Bank of Ganges in Varanasi

Evening Arti Ceremony - The light performance on the Bank of Ganges in Varanasi

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Every Evening in Varanasi is a celebration of life and a show of gratitude is performed by the people of the holy city, this is attended by thousands of people which include both the locals and the pilgrims.
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  • 3 hours
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Experience Varanasi Tour: 1 day Private Guided Tour

Experience Varanasi Tour: 1 day Private Guided Tour

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This tour is recommended for Guest having only one day for sightseeing in Varanasi. This tour gives you the best of Varanasi in a day.  *Meeting at pre-decided place in Varanasi. * Start with the morning (rowing) boat ride. Witness how people take a dip early in the morning to wash away their sins, perform the rituals and worship the rising Sun.  * Short break for breakfast and freshen-up. * After breakfast drive to Sarnath which is around 10 Km from Varanasi. Sarnath is a holy spot of Buddhism, as Buddha preached here his     First Sermon here. Visit the main temple, excavated ruins and the Archaeological Museum (Museum remains closed on Friday). *Lunch break. * Go for a walking tour in the residential parts of the old city which helps you to acclimatize with the local culture. * Finally go for the evening (rowing) boat ride, watch the cremation and attend the Ganga Aarti ceremony.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
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The Famous Aarti Ceremony - An Evening at the Ganges River

The Famous Aarti Ceremony - An Evening at the Ganges River

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Make your time in India extra special by witnessing a Ganga Aarti ceremony, a spiritual ritual performed on the banks of the Ganges River in Varanasi. As well as witnessing the ceremony, you’ll visit the famous Dasaswamedh Ghat and discover lesser-known spiritual information from your guide. Plus, hotel pickup and drop-off mean that you don’t have to worry about finding a meeting point or making your own way back to your accommodation.
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  • 2 hours 18 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$108.00
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Varanasi tour package for solo female traveler

Varanasi tour package for solo female traveler

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We have seen huge growth in number of solo female travelers to Varanasi. Though, they have some safety fear of travelling to a small city such as Varanasi but style of travel offers reassurance in a Varanasi that might sometimes be more challenging for women and they have the additional security of being led by a local who understands the culture and the region perfectly, boost their confidence to visit solo to Varanasi. Therefore, keeping all these points in mind, this tour package is designed for those solo female travelers who wish to visit Varanasi and travelling solo. Being a small city, there are extremely low chances that they will find any group movement which can comply with their dates, flight schedule or choice of places they wish to see and activities they wish to do and thus this tour package is completely private and everyone involved during your Varanasi visit will be completely dedicated towards your services.
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  • Free Cancellation
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Sarnath Tour from Varanasi

Sarnath Tour from Varanasi

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This half-day tour transports travelers to the site where Buddha gave his very first sermon back in 528 BC. Venture outside the city and spend some time at Sarnath, one of the religion's most important landmarks.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.00
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Varanasi Boat Ride and Ancient Temples Day Tour with Breakfast

Varanasi Boat Ride and Ancient Temples Day Tour with Breakfast

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Experience Varanasi on a sunrise cruise on the Ganges River followed by visits to several temples during a half-day tour accompanied by a private guide. Ride in a boat from Assi Ghat to Manikarnika Ghat, observe a puja ceremony at Kashi Vishwanath temple, and visit two more temples for a comprehensive overview of one of the world’s oldest living cities. Includes traditional vegetarian breakfast, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.00
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Walking tours in Varanasi

Walking tours in Varanasi

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I am a licensed guide by 'The Ministry of Tourism & Culture' which is actually pretty rare in Varanasi. That ensures that you are with a well-trained & learned person. We are professional & understand the manners of foreign countries as well. We follow certain business ethos & work culture. Satisfaction of the guests is our priority.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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