Food Tour in Varanasi

day tour
  • Starting from

    USD 50
  • Highlights

    Street Foods / Cuisines; Heritage Walk in Varanasi
  • Duration

    3 hrs
  • Location


Food Tour in Varanasi, one of the highly liked Varanasi day tour packages, is opted by those foodies who not only pacify their taste buds but also like to explore ancient temples, vibrant culture, religious rituals and exotic way of life. Hence, Food Tour of Varanasi is a sort of heritage walk tour with delicious delicacies of Banaras to savour.

Availability: Food Tour in Varanasi is available every day. The tour can be booked even in last minute i.e. 24 hours prior the date of tour.

Nature of Tour: Food Tour in Varanasi is conducted on foot in the heart of the city. It has flexibility to be conducted as private or small group, depending upon traveler’s choice.

Monuments to be Visited:v Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Annapurna Devi Temple, Dashashwamedh Ghat and local market.

Live Guide: Varanasi tour guide will also be strictly for you. At the time of booking the tour you can opt for Spanish, English, French, German or Russian speaking guide.

Pick -up Service: As per your convenience, pick-up from hotel in Varanasi can be arranged.

Booking Fees: Optima Travels doesn’t charge any tour booking fee – No Booking Fees or Credit Card charges.

Note: Pick-Up time is flexible, depending upon season or travelers choice.

Street foods in India offer distinct tastes and aroma. Traditionally old / ancient towns are known for their unique recipe and cuisines. Kashi is a heaven for food lovers and, hence, exploring endless variety of dishes on Food Tour in Varanasi is a lifetime experience. For many, across the globe, Varanasi crops up into their mind as they think of India. The holy city of Varanasi, located on the western banks of the sacred-most river Ganga in the state of Uttar Pradesh, is known by many other names like Benares and Kashi. It is one of the seven holy cities in Hinduism (saptpuri) and welcomes the most pilgrims. One of the oldest living cities in the world, it is not a city which must be visited but, surely, a city that must be lived & experienced. It is a challenge for reason & senses. It is chaos, spirituality and karma. It is a unique, unbridled and picturesque city. Like its unique culture and lifestyle, Varanasi boasts of its variety of delicious street foods. Food tour in Varanasi is always high in demand due to twin facts – first, one happens to taste several street delicacies and, second, during the course of exploring different stalls, one happens to come across exotic heritage of Varanasi. Thus, it’s not only a street food tour in Varanasi but, also in a way, is a heritage walk in Varanasi.

You will be picked up in air-conditioned car from your place of stay in Varanasi. An experienced guide, well-versed with Varanasi’s culture, heritage, lanes, alleys, temples, ghats, cuisines and markets, will accompany you. Varanasi street food tour meanders through ancient but lively narrow alleys. It is said that Varanasi lives and buzzes in its narrow alleyways. Most famous temple of Varanasi, Kashi Vishwanath, one of the ‘dwadash jyotirlinga’ is reached by walking through the narrow and congested lanes. Several religiously significant temples like Annapurna Temple are located nearby.

The tour starts at 6 PM but according to season or convenience of the guests it can be started early. Thus, Food Tour in Varanasi has enough flexibility for customization. Varanasi is said to be foodies’ paradise. You will happen to taste several delicacies like Masala Chai (tea), Aloo Tikki, Malaiyo (flavored milk foam/froth or cloud), Kachoris, Shahi Toast (made up of bread), Tomato Chat, Pani Puri, Samosa(fried dumpling filled with boiled potatoes and herbs), Masala Dosa, Idli and Uttapam. After enjoying these tickling spicy dishes, you will be taken to the shops specializing in different kinds of sweets. Taste Lassi (yogurt shake, served in kulhad or earthen glass), Banarasi Kalakand & Rabri. Jalebis (made up of refined flour), Malpuas & Gulab Jamuns are sweets that are served crispy, syrupy and hot.

Just imagine about a tour of couple of hours that takes you on a heritage walk in cultural capital of India while your hunger pangs and taste buds are being pacified by scrumptious delicacies.


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  • The services of an English / language speaking live tour guide.
  • Pick up from & drop at Varanasi hotel.
  • Unlimited mineral water and dishes.
  • All prevailing Government of India taxes..

Price does not include

  • Hotel accommodation
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuity
  • Camera & entrance fees.
  • Any tips and personal expenses
  • Alcoholic drinks

Why to Book with Optima Travels

  • Guaranteed value for money - best price assurance
  • Impeccable services record
  • Fully secure payment gateway.
  • No additional charges for Credit/Debit card payments
  • Rated EXCELLENT on TripAdvisor.
  • Optima Travels is a registered travel company.

Tips for the day tour:

  • The best time to do Food Tour in Varanasi is from September to April, as the weather remains pleasantly cool. But, in summer as well, this tour is popular as many summer specific dishes can be eaten.
  • The guide accompanying you on Food Tour in Varanasi is a unique personality, a real expert of the places.
  • Minimum no. of pax: 01
    Maximum no of pax:08

Helpful to Know

  • Payment: The payment to book the tour instantly can be made online by credit/debit card.

  • Travel Insurance: Foreign travelers are suggested to take care of travel insurance themselves

  • Visa: Valid passport & visa are required for every foreign traveler.

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel your trip two days (48 hours) before, full payment will be refunded. The notice of cancellation should reach Optima Travels by the same email id which was employed to book the tour.


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