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OUR FAVORITE GUIDE in all of India!!!

I have to say that Monu from Monu Tours is an absolutely exceptional tour guide, and he couldn’t be... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Whitney H
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Houston, Texas, United States
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Amazing time in Varanasi

The four days we spent in Varanasi were the highlights of our North India trip, and this was mainly... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2018
Alexandra P
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Monu Tours India was founded by Shwetank Rao Tripathi alias Monu in 2010 who was born and raised up in Varanasi. Having his 4th generation living in Varanasi, he has spent most of his life in this city.His whole family is in business of Tourism since 1997.He had studied at Banaras Hindu University included English Literature, history, and politics. In 2008, he completed his degree in Instrumental Music. He is still active in teaching music in his community as well as leading public performances.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say that Monu from Monu Tours is an absolutely exceptional tour guide, and he couldn’t be a nicer person as well. We spent 5 full days with him - and rest assured, we were in the best hands! While traveling through Varanasi...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

The four days we spent in Varanasi were the highlights of our North India trip, and this was mainly because of Monu. We arranged to meet Monu is Bodh Gaya, where we spent half a day visiting temples and then headed to Varanasi with Monu...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Mono arranged airport transfers for us at Rs900. The place we stayed at ( next to the burning Ghat) does not allow cars. So he got a porter to assist us with our luggage. ( recommend that you tip the porter Rs100. We had to...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Look no further when searching for a guide in Varanasi. Monu grew up here and knows every inch and subtlety of his beloved home. He’s excellent at personalizing the experience to your taste. You will leave Varanasi with an open heart through the time you...More

Thank Bonnie G
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I only had a very short 1 1/2 day at the end of a business trip so good planning was key. I stayed at the Brijrama Palace right on the river. Great location if you want to experience the real Varanasi at any time of...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

So, due to work commitments I was so disorganised this year for my annual trip to India. This meant that I sent Monu a hastily written email which pretty much said 'show me everything, I want to see it all and I'd rather be in...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

My 1 day motorbike tour with Monu was a really great experience. I found him informative, considerate and knowledgeable. I met his family and they were also lovely. Overall, the service was excellent and I would strongly recommend it to others.

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

We booked two day trips with Monu plus a car to meet us from Varanasi airport to bring us to our city centre hotel,The first day trip was part driving, part walking through the winding alleys of the city crowded with shops, temples and people....More

Thank Calum H
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MonuToursIndia, Owner at Monu Tours India, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Dear Guest Thank you for your review.It was a pleasure to host you.Hopefully see you again sometime. Cheers Monu

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

My family and I spent three full days in Varanasi with Monu. When in a new place you want a guide that knows everything. Monu has spent his entire life in Varanasi and he can give first hand experiences and stories that other guides wouldn't...More

Thank Franklin M
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MonuToursIndia, Owner at Monu Tours India, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Dear Franklin Thank you for taking your time to write this valuable feedback. Wishing you a very Happy Diwali. My warm regards Monu

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We spent two days in Varanasi in January using the services of Monu Tours. Monu was really great and explained so much to us about the sites we were visiting and he soon saw that we were really interested in the street life in Varanasi...More

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MonuToursIndia, Owner at Monu Tours India, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Dear Guest.. Just reading your review and I'd like to thank you for taking your time to write this lovely feedback. Wishing you a very Happy Diwali. Regards from the holy city of India. Monu

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