Silk And Village Tour Of Varanasi

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    09:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Departure from Varanasi hotel
  • Return Details :
    Return to original departure point

Overview

In the words of Mahatma Gandhi , the soul of India lies in its villages, and this tour is just the right approach to discover the depths of real India and its villages. The tour lets you visit nearby villages from Varanasi namely Chiraigaon and Sarai Mohana. The former will introduce you to Indias village life, where you can interact with the village folks, learn local recipes of pickle making and an up-close look at traditional farming practices and customs. The other village is the popular weavers village of Varanasi, where the famous exclusive Varanasi or Banarasi silk sarees are produced by the talented local weaving community. This offbeat tour is an opportunity to actually be among the village communities of India and get personal in-depth insights into their lifetsyle and livelihood, which are hardly mentioned in a travel guidebook.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • Village Experience
  • A cup of Indian Masala Tea
  • Water 
  • Silk Weaving shop
  • Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)

Know More about this tour

Get picked up from your hotel and then drive towards a local traditional village called Chiraigaon. On arrival in the village, get a warm welcome by the villagers and be shown around their homes and businesses. Explore the rustic settings of the village and get introduced to local farming practices and traditional customs.

Interact with the locals and get to understand their way of living. Get your hands into making pickles out of home recipes. Sit down and savor a refreshing cup of masala tea.

Next visit Sarai Mohana village, the famous weavers village of Varanasi where you will be shown around and watch the artisans weaving beautiful fabrics from silk threads, creating the world-renowned Banarasi (other name of Varanasi) silk sarees.

The silk sarees of Varanasi are one of the finest silks in India and are noted for its fine quality, intricate brocade work, and stunning embroidery. No wonder the saree is a favorite among ladies on festive and special occasions, it makes for a great gifting option as well which is worth the investment.

After tour ends, you will be dropped back to your hotel.

 

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.