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 Cooking Session With A Local Family

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Trip Overview

Food is widely regarded as a great way of understanding a culture. And what's better than learning how to cook it with a local family in their kitchen.


  • Understand the spices and soak in the essence of real Indian spices.
  • Learn how to cook the delicacies with a local family in their kitchen.
  • Relish your prepared food with the family over some hearty conversations.


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.



  • The guests are required to report by 10:00 am at Durgakund locality of Varanasi. 
  • You will meet your guide for the tour here and after a quick briefing session, the tour will start.
  • On this tour, you will be joining a local family at their home to experience the Indian hospitality and cooking.
  • You will learn how to expertly use spices (a range of them), make yummy curries and bake the perfect chapatti (whole wheat Indian bread). 
  • After the completion of your cooking session, it's time to enjoy the meal with the family over some hearty conversations.
  • You will also enjoy herbal tea and some yummy desserts.
  • The whole experience will be for two hours and you will end your eventful day at 12 noon.

Basic Details

Start Point
Durgakund, Varanasi
Finish Point
Durgakund, Varanasi
Start time
10:00 am
Family-friendlyFood & DiningWorkshops & Classes
Trip Code


  • Cooking lesson.
  • All expenditure for the cooking experience.
  • Herbal tea and dessert.


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

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Important Information

  • All guests are requested to wear comfortable walking shoes and a 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 to all members of 18 years of age and above.
  • All members are required to carry a valid photo ID during the tour.
  • The guests are requested to bring the following during the tour - camera and its accessories to you enjoy photography, sunglasses, sunscreen and umbrella (in case of rainy season or summers).

Cancellation Policy

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


Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

Durgakund, Varanasi

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