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Where does the tour start?
You will receive the full meeting point details and a map after you finalize your booking, in a confirmation email.
Do I have to book my Free Tour?
Yes, it's necessary to book your Free Tour in order to receive the full meeting point details via email on time. This helps ensure an enjoyable experience and good coordination between guides and tour guests. Booking is free, quick, and easy!
Can I contact my guide?
Yes, you will be able to message your guide with any questions that you might have after making a reservation, up until the start of the tour.
Can I make a booking for a larger group?
Maybe! In order to keep the group sizes manageable, each guide sets their own limit of guests per booking and departure. Choose the Free Tour you want to book, select the number of people in your group, and see if there are any departures available that suit your needs.
Are Free Tours really Free?
Yes, with Free Tours, there's no set price; instead, the guides rely on the tips of participants to sustain their livelihoods. By contributing a fair amount that reflects the value you receive from the tour, you not only support the guides but also express your appreciation for their expertise and dedication.

Free Tours Varanasi

Duration: 2 Hours
Next Tour: Sunday, 10:00

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Best Free Tours in Varanasi

Explore the most mystical city in India with free walking tours in Varanasi! Let a local guide take you on an exciting journey through the narrow streets of this holy Indian city, to learn about its customs, traditions and cultures. On the Varanasi City Tour, you can see temples and old buildings as you walk by the ghats areas, along with amazing views of the famous Ganges River! You will get to witness firsthand traditional cremation sites and the fascinating stories around them. Learn more about Hinduism and Hindu tradition with the Morning Free Tour of Varanasi – you will see amazing monuments as you witness rituals and traditions that have been passed down for centuries. Of course, no trip to this Northern Indian city would be complete without booking a Free Food Tour of Varanasi! Enjoy a tasty selection of local snacks and street food while getting to know the people and culture of this unique city. And, finally, join a Varanasi Night Tour and explore the city at night! Book free tours in Varanasi, led by local guides who will be more than happy to show you around this beautiful city.

Highlights of a Free Tour in Varanasi

Uncover the spiritual history of one of India’s most sacred cities with a guided walking tour in Varanasi. You will admire the many temples, shrines and historic buildings that line the Ganga River – a sight so beautiful you won’t forget it! Delight in the most popular ghats, narrow streets and landmarks as you hear about the ‘shamus’, saints and yogis of Varanasi. Thanks to your expert guide, you will learn about the history of cremation that takes place at Manikarnika Ghat, and stop in front of Vishwanath Gali for some memorable photos! You will also take a walk around Dashashwamedh Ghat, famous for its ‘Ganga aarti’ (a holy fire ritual). Depending on your group and your guide, your free tour might also cover the Alamgir Mosque, Thomas Church and more religious landmarks. During your free tour, you’ll also get the chance to see some of Varanasi’s local markets and learn about street food. For an amazing free tour experience, don’t miss out on touring through Varanasi and see firsthand why it is known as a city of life, spirituality and culture. Enjoy a free tour in Varanasi – discover all that this city has to offer!

Things to Do in Varanasi

Varanasi is a city of mysterious beauty and culture. There are plenty of activities to keep you busy for days! From free walking tours, religious ceremonies, nature hikes, art galleries, and delicious food – there’s something for everyone in Varanasi! Start your day with a free tour to get acquainted with the city. You’ll be able to visit local temples and monuments on foot while learning about the history of this ancient city. After that, be sure to check out the art galleries in town which showcase the work of local artists. Afterwards, take part in some traditional Hindu rituals like visiting the ghats or participating in an Aarti ceremony at sunset. The atmosphere will be unlike anything you have experienced before! Finally, no trip to Varanasi is complete without indulging in its delicious food. From street snacks like ‘sev puri’ and ‘golgappa’ to regional delights like ‘dahi bhalla’ and ‘bedvi’ – you’re sure to find something that will tantalize your taste buds! So why wait? Come explore Varanasi today! You’ll never forget the sights, sounds and tastes of this wonderful city. Happy travels!

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