1. India
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Varanasi

Varanasi: Private Evening Handicraft Market Tour with Dinner

Product ID: 175161
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The city of Varanasi has a long history of making beautiful handicraft items. On this tour of the city's handicraft markets, you can explore these traditional arts and shop for local items. After shopping, enjoy a delicious dinner at a restaurant.
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Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 4:00 PM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy shopping in Varanasi
  • Admire the impeccable work of the artisans
  • Explore the city's best handicraft markets
  • Eat dinner at a local restaurant
Full description
At around 4:00 PM you will be picked up from the lobby of your hotel to start your tour of Varanasi's handicraft markets. Varanasi is famous around the world for its gold and silver wire work, brocade silk saris, wood and clay work, brassware, and other handicrafts. On this tour you will visit some of the best places in Varanasi to shop for locally produced items. 

The first shopping destination you will visit is the Hatua market, where you can find the jewelry shops and cloth shops. Next you will go to Chowk and Urban Haat, to see the handlooms used to produce traditional woven cloth. Continue on to Vishwanath Gali, one of the favorite shopping spots in Varanasi. Here you can shop for locally produced saris, devotional articles, jewelry, wooden toys, religious books, brass articles, and more.

Explore Thatheri Bazaar, renowned for beautiful metal and brass work, decorated with inlay and minakari. Godowlia Market is famous for silk and brocaded fabrics, shawls, sari work, ready-made garments, shoes, inlaid woodwork, beads, bracelets and other costume jewelry. After visiting these markets, you will be taken to a local restaurant to enjoy mouthwatering dinner. After dinner you will be dropped back at your hotel.
Includes
  • Tour of local handicraft markets
  • Local guide
  • Transfer by private air-conditioned car
  • Fixed menu dinner at local restaurant
  • Bottled water
  • All taxes and service charges
What’s Not Included
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

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Meeting point

The lobby of your hotel in Varanasi.

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From US$ 71 per person

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Product ID: 175161