Custom Tours


Varanasi Old City Tours is excited to show you all there is to see in the culturally and spiritually rich destination of Varanasi. If you have a particular interest that is not covered in one of our set tours, let us know and we can design a tour that suits your interests and time frame.

  • Are you interested in photography? We can customize a tour just for you so you’ll get the most amazing photographs of the people and places in Varanasi.
  • Maybe you prefer to have a tour in your home language….no problem! We have talented guides that speak Hindi, Spanish, French, Japanese and more.
  • Classical Indian music is a huge draw for visitors to the area…..maybe you’d like to visit some sitar shops and see how they are made and even take in a concert or two. This can be arranged.
  • Does the alignment of the stars peak your interest? Then let us arrange a visit to the local Observatory and one of Varanasi’s renowned astrologers!
  • Or, you’d just like a tour just for you and your friend to take in the sights at your own pace, sit down for a snack or two along the way and ask your guide as many questions as you want without feeling rushed!

Varanasi Old City Tours is happy to customize a tour for you or your group that will make your experience in the “City of Light” a great one!

Please contact us to discuss a personalized tour. Prices to be determined by custom tour itinerary.



Sourcing/Shopping Experts for Designers & Business People

Artisan Weaver
Artisan Weaver

Cost: Pricing is contingent upon your needs. Provide us with your request and we will work out a price for your sourcing itinerary.

The husband/wife team and owners of Varanasi Old City Tours, Rahul Sharma and Amy Perez Sharma also have a successful online business IndiBlu Boutique ( selling their own brand of clothing as well as accessories and home decor items from India to the global market.

Coming to India for business and need a little guidance?

We can help here in Varanasi and throughout India. We can offer the expertise of both the Western perspective (Amy is from the US) and the local Indian insiders knowledge of Rahul who was born and raised in Varanasi but has also done business in Goa and throughout India.

What we can help with:

  • Sourcing local wholesale suppliers for textiles, handicrafts, jewelry, etc
  • Help you find the best prices and best quality for your shopping.
  • Providing local tailors to produce custom designs for clothing, bags,etc
  • Provide translating and price negotiation services with suppliers. We are familiar with true production costs and can assist in getting local prices vs. foreigner prices.
  • Assist with International shipping
  • Set up meetings with vendors outside of Varanasi
  • Rahul and I are a team (a package deal since we both have different strengths that will greatly benefit your sourcing trip) and we can accompany you to different places in India to explore and source with you.

With a broad base of suppliers, superior infrastructure and a wide spread network, we offer our clients a comprehensive and satisfying relationship right from the word ‘go’. We focus on meeting our client’s requirements by offering competitive prices of desired products, ensuring desired quality and adhering to shipment standards. We strive to meet clients’ requirements and offer them competitive price for their desired products.

Pricing is contingent upon your needs. Provide us with your request and we will work out a price for your sourcing itinerary.

*Please feel free to get in touch prior to your arrival to Varanasi if you need any assistance booking accommodations or airport or train station pick up.

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