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Lunch At Writer's Heritage Haveli And Poetry

 Varanasi    4 Hours 36 people interested today
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Overview

Enjoy a traditional cuisine being prepared in an open courtyard of a beautiful 18th-century haveli of legendary writer Bhartendu Harishchandra.

Highlights

  • Feast on traditional cuisine in a beautiful 18th-century haveli.
  • Lip-smacking food like Litti-Chokha, with ChoormaDaal, and Rice.
  • Fascinating discussions on poetry, society and book reading.

 

Detailed Overview

Varanasi is a city in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh which dates back to 11th  century BC. Varanasi which is also known as Banaras is considered as the spiritual capital of India is a famous destination for Hindu pilgrims. The ghats of Ganga which are dotted with several ghats attract both domestic and international tourists in huge numbers every year. Varanasi has beautiful ancient alleyways which have some pretty old and famous food stalls. Relish a traditional cuisine being prepared in an open courtyard of a beautiful 18th-century haveli of a legendary writer who introduced realism in Hindi literature. Involve yourself in some fascinating discussions on poetry, society and book reading.

 

Itinerary

  • The guests are required to report by 12 noon at Chowk Thana, Varanasi.
  • You will meet your guide for the tour here and after a quick introduction, the tour will start.
  • You will head to the 18th-century haveli of a famous writer, Bharatendu Harishchandra.
  • Upon your arrival, you'll be given a tour of the place and the history of the place.
  • will experience the preparation of traditional cuisine like Litti-Chokha (a dough ball made up of whole wheat flour and stuffed with roasted chickpea flour, mixed with herbs and spices and then roasted over coal), Choorma (minced whole wheat bread), Daal (lentils), and rice in the beautiful courtyard of the haveli.
  • Your hosts at he heritage haveli will have you involved in fascinating discussions on poetry, society and book reading.
  • The lunch will be a blend of lip-smacking food, heritage and literature.
  • After the session ends, you'll head back to Chowk Thana, Varanasi and your tour end here at around 4:00 pm.

Basic Details

Start Point
Chowk Thana, Varanasi
Finish Point
Chowk Thana, Varanasi
Start time
12:00 pm
Category
Tours & SightseeingFood & DiningFamily-friendlyCultural & Theme Tours
Trip Code
O900A2276

Inclusions

  • Service of a knowledgeable guide.
  • Lunch.
  • A session with the haveli host.

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop.
  • Anything not specified in the inclusions above.

Important Info

  • All guests are requested to wear comfortable walking shoes, sunglasses/sunscreen, umbrella, hats or scarf and camera if interested in photography.
  • Children below 4 years of age (accompanied by an adult) are allowed to join for free.
  • Child prices are applicable for children of age 4 to below 18 years.
  • Adult prices are applicable for all members 18 years of age or above.
  • All members are required to carry a valid photo ID during the tour.

Cancellation

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 3 days
  • No refund after that

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Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

Chowk Thana, Varanasi

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₹ 2600 (23% OFF)
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Next Available: 19 Nov
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