Where can I get a licensed local guide in India?

Major Metros:

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bangalore
  • Chennai
  • Delhi
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkata
  • Mumbai

Bihar:

  • Bodhgaya
  • Gaya
  • Marhaura
  • Nalanda
  • Patna
  • Rajgir

Karnataka:

  • Bangalore
  • Belur
  • Hampi
  • Hassan
  • Mysore
  • Shimoga

Kerala:

  • Alleppey
  • Aluva
  • Ernakulam
  • Idukki
  • Kannur
  • Kochi
  • Kollam
  • Kottayam
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Thodupuzha
  • Thrissur
  • Wayanad

Madhya Pradesh:

  • Bhopal
  • Gwalior
  • Khajuraho
  • Mandsaur
  • Orchha
  • Panna

Maharashtra:

  • Aurangabad
  • Mumbai
  • Pune

Rajasthan:

  • Ajmer
  • Bharatpur
  • Bhilwara
  • Bikaner
  • Chittorgarh
  • Dausa
  • Dholpur
  • Jaipur
  • Jodhpur
  • Kota
  • Malpura
  • Nagaur
  • Pali
  • Rajgarh
  • Rajsamand
  • Sawai Madhopur
  • Sirohi
  • Sri Ganganagar
  • Sri Madhopur
  • Tonk
  • Udaipur

Uttar Pradesh:

  • Agra
  • Aligarh
  • Allahabad
  • Amroha
  • Etawah
  • Fatehpur-Sikri
  • Firozabad
  • Ghaziabad
  • Jaunpur
  • Jhansi
  • Kanpur
  • Lakhimpur
  • Lalganj
  • Mathura
  • Noida
  • Rae Bareli
  • Tanda
  • Varanasi

West Bengal:

  • Asansol
  • Hooghly
  • Kolkata
  • Shantiniketan

This list excludes states less frequently visited by tourists. For a more comprehensive list of where guides are available, consult www.tourism.gov.in.

To learn more about the services of a local guide, read our article about what to expect from car hire and guide services in India.