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India Walking Tours Essential Guide

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Overview of Walks in India
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India's streets are amongst the most fascinating places in the country. By exploring them on foot, you'll really be able to get in touch with daily life in India.

In many cities, you'll find companies that offer India walks through the streets and to other places of interest. Scroll through the following pages to discover some of the best walking tours in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Bangalore. Or, see below for other companies offering India walking tours in other locations.

Walks of India: Offers a variety of themed walking tours though older and more historic locations right across India. Everything from temples to bazaars are covered.

Village Walks: Many tourists love to experience what they term the "real India", which means getting away from the hectic cities and visiting unexplored India. Village walks make this possible by offering walks through villages all over India, from remote north to south. Indian village homestays are also possible to complete the experience.

Chennai Magic: Offers a walking tour through Mylapore, the religious and cultural epicenter of the Tamil people. The tour covers temples, bazaars, alleyways, and old-style homes.

Cochin Magic: Offers a heritage walk through fascinating Fort Kochi. It includes the seaside promenade, where you'll get a glimpse of daily life in Kochi.

Goa Magic: Offers a heritage walk through the oldest district of the capital Panjim, Sao Tome. It's a quirky place that still retains its Latin charm. Enjoy quaint painted bungalows, churches and cafes.

Jodhpur Magic: Offers a bazaar walk though Ghantaghar Market (the clock tower area). It provides a great insight into the region.

Virasat Experiences: Offers unique heritage walks in Jaipur, Udaipur, and Jodhpur.

Andhra Pradesh Tourim Development Corporation: Heritage walks are offered every weekend through Hyderabad, the state capital. You'll get to see and find out about a range of important monuments.

Royal Mysore Walks: Offers four different themed walks though the city. They focus on royalty, markets, the Old City, and handicrafts.

Varanasi Walks: has four walking tours that run in the morning and evenings. They will take you through a maze of hidden temples, lanes, ghats, and bazaars.

Vedic Walks: Offers theme based history and spirituality walking tours (and other unique experiences) in Jaipur, Pushkar, and Varanasi.

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