Homestay in Varanasi

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  • Type : City home
  • Uttar Pradesh / varanasi
Contact :
E-mail: Ph: +91 542 2411496

Situated in the heart of Varanasi, this homestay is close to the airport, railway station, the main Ghat  and city centre (Godowlia).

This place makes sense for those who wish to stay with a family, enjoy the hospitality of freshly cooked homemade food and wish to experience the local culture.

There are 2 rooms with the price ranging from Rs.2300 to Rs.3000 per night, inclusive of complimentary breakfast. Extra bed can be arranged at an additional cost of Rs.600.

varanasi weather

29 C
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    32 C
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    38 C
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    40 C
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    40 C
    28 C
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    39 C
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    35 C
    30 C
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    33 C
    30 C

  • Rooms 2 rooms

    There are 2 rooms which are quite special, with one being 11’x35, and another room being 10’x25’ with attached western style WC. Both the rooms are air conditioned and are planned so, that there is enough fresh air and sunlight. They have 24 hours running water. Rooms are designed very tastefully using Teakwood, Hand Carving work of Indian origin. Doors, windows and wardrobes used in the rooms are of antique wood, owned by family since 70 years or more.

  • FoodIndian & Continental Veg

    The day begins with the Breakfast where vegetarian Indian and continental dishes are served. Usually, they consult the guest an evening before about their choice. They can prepare vegetarian Lunch and Dinner against the request of the staying guest. Nothing is precooked and everything is prepared fresh from local and seasonal vegetables. The food includes authentic Indian Vegetarian cuisine made by the host’s wife Mrs.Malika Rijhwani.

  • HostsHarish Rijhwani

    Having served foreign tourist for 30 years as a Silk and Pashmina manufacturer, Harish decided to add this new venture. His shop, ‘PARASLAKSHMI EXPORTS’, has been highly recommended from a long time by many European Travel Guide Books, including Le Guide du Routard in French, La Guia del Trotamundos in Spainish,Le Guide Routard in Italian, Globetrotter in Dutch and German, Travel guide book of Stephane Lossen in German and Rough Guide in English

  • Suggested Activity #1Visit the river Ghats

    From Assi Ghats (Southern End) to Rajghat (Northern End), Varanasi has 80 Ghats that a tourist can visit, importantly Assi Ghat, Tulsi Ghat, Harishchandra Ghat, Kedar Ghat, Dassaswamedh Ghat, Manikarnika Ghats, etc. Life in general is very alive on the river front. One can see and feel different moods of the river and life at the Ganges from 4.00am in the morning, till midnight. Small lanes and by-lanes in the old city are interesting to walk through and feel the traditional life of Varanasi.

  • Suggested Activity #2Visit the Museums

    Archaeological Museum, Sarnath, Varanasi. 10.00am to 5pm; Closed on Fridays. Archaeological Museum, Sampurnand Sanskrit University, Varanasi. August to April: 10.30am to 4.30pm; May to July: 7 .30am to 1pm; Closed on University holidays. Bharat Kala Bhavan, (B.H.U.) Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. Summer: 7.30am to 1pm; Winter: 11am to 4.30pm; Closed on Sundays. One can see paintings, textile, archaeological materials, sculptures, terracotta, coins, epigraphs, inscriptions, decorative arts, literary materials, arms, ivories, and Indian philately in these places.

  • Suggested Activity #3Visit the temples.

    Some of the important temples are Kashi Vishwanth Temple (Golden Temple) near the Ganges River, Durga Temple and Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple. Bharat Mata Temple is the only temple dedicated to Mother India. The most peculiar thing about the Bharat Mata Temple is that instead of the customary gods and goddesses, it houses a relief map of India, carved out of marble.

  • Suggested Activity #4Day trips around Varanasi

    The host can provide assistance for local sightseeing, boat ride and transport in and around the city. He can also arrange for Yoga demonstration/Lessons. Assistance in arranging a ‘Village Walk’ is also provided.

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