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A wonderful experience!

We visited Varanasi in the monsoon season and following a recommendation from UPTourism contacted... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
PeakeyB22
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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amazing city

Varanasi is a must destination when you travel in North India - we stayed at the Ganpati hotel with... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
brigitte f
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Landen, Belgium
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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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Guide was extremely knowledgeable and we saw some interesting places and learned alot. We particularly liked the outdoor wrestling arena and hearing about Rani LaxmiBai. There wasn't much walking though as it was suggested we take a vehicle. It would have been interesting to...More

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Kunal_Rakshit, Owner at Experience Varanasi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Elanor, Thank you for writing a wonderful review. I am glad that you enjoyed the walking tour. Responding to your concerns: 1. You were suggested to take a vehicle because your hotel was quite far off from the South part of the old city...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Varanasi in the monsoon season and following a recommendation from UPTourism contacted Experience Varanasi, I am so glad we did. Kunal arranged a perfect day, including everything requested plus some recommended extras. He led us for a day which was filled with lifelong...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Varanasi is a must destination when you travel in North India - we stayed at the Ganpati hotel with a stunning view on the Ganges river and we had a wonderful time

Thank brigitte f
Kunal_Rakshit, Guest Relations Manager at Experience Varanasi, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Hi Brigitte, Thanks for writing about Varanasi. We wish you had taken some tours with us and then posted your review on our page. Please visit again and join us for a tour. Thanks & Regards, Kunal

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We wanted to see Varanasi in a way that helped us to understand its history and importance- and we were certainly not disappointed. Kunal was so well informed, interesting, friendly and helpful and we couldn’t have asked for anymore from a guide. We genuinely felt...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018

Mr Kunal was referred to me by a close friend. He was our guide for the morning boat ride, and also took us to the Kashi Vishwanath temple and a culinary breakfast tour to the best kachori and jalebi places in town ! He was...More

1  Thank Sushila K
Kunal_Rakshit, Guest Relations Manager at Experience Varanasi, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Dear Mam, Thank you so much for such rewarding words. Satisfaction of travelers is our utmost priority, we are glad that you had an awesome and relaxing experience with us. Please feel free to contact us for any further information or assistance in Varanasi. Hope...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018

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.More

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Kunal_Rakshit, Guest Relations Manager at Experience Varanasi, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Dear Sunakshi, Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad that we could help you discover the true soul that pervades in this magical city. Please feel free to contact us for any further information or assistance in Varanasi. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018 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

1  Thank DEEPAK R
Kunal_Rakshit, Guest Relations Manager at Experience Varanasi, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Dear Sir, Thank you so much for such rewarding words. It has been an honor to meet you both and show you my beautiful city. Thank you for sharing so much of positive energy and enthusiasm for the tours even in those extremely warm days...More

Reviewed 24 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

1  Thank jomarySydney
Kunal_Rakshit, Guest Relations Manager at Experience Varanasi, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Dear Mam, Thank you so much for such rewarding words. It has been an honor to meet you both and show you my beautiful city. I hope Nick comes to Varanasi soon for a visit as well. Please feel free to contact us for any...More

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

1  Thank Melissa L
Kunal_Rakshit, Public Relations Manager at Experience Varanasi, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Thank you so much for visiting Varanasi with us! We will be sure to let Harsh know how much you enjoyed the tours with him . It takes time for us to read and respond to each review in the season but rest assured, I...More

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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Kunal_Rakshit, Public Relations Manager at Experience Varanasi, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Happy I am being recommended. Hope to see you again soon.

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Rakesh4777
4 April 2016|
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Response from Experience V | 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
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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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