What is City Explorer?

City Explorer is our flagship program for people who want to lead great tours. Spread over 6 weekends, this program will be run in 2 editions – one in Bangalore and the other in Mysore.

Program Details

In this program, you will understand what goes on behind the scenes to create an immersive walking tour and learn skills required to lead engaging tours in your city. Our 8-session program is spread over 6 weekends.

This program is designed to offer expertise in urban history, storytelling, research, and curating experiences through the lenses of history, culture, architecture, and cuisine.

You will be enrolling for a hybrid program with both in-person and on-line sessions. By the end of this program, you will be a pro in designing and leading immersive walking tours in your city!

A Brief Outline of the Sessions


  • Walking Tours
  • Virtual Tours
  • Curated Visit

  • Urban History
  • Research & Scripts
  • City Architecture
Art of Connections

  • Storytelling
  • Improv
  • Engaging the Audience

How Does it Work?


Submit the form with your details


Selections of participants will be made from the application pool

The Program

Meet other trainees and learn different modules


Earn your certification & win an opportunity to work with Gully Tours

Who Should Apply?

While we know all of you are talented, we are looking for certain specific skills in our city explorers for shortlisting

You must be at least 18 years of age to apply. We are young at heart but fully responsible adults at tour leading.
Currently, we are only looking for applications from Bangalore and Mysore since our tours are in these locations.
You love to meet interesting people from across the country and the globe
You can’t stop gushing about the life in your city
You want to make heritage, history, and culture cooler
You want to work with an eclectic bunch of people


1. Do I need to have a background in history?
No, but an interest in it will certainly help

2. Is the program refundable?
Unfortunately, we don’t offer refunds. You will be required to pay for the course only if you’re shortlisted

3. Can I attend the whole program virtually?
Some sessions are more immersive when in person, so you will miss out on learning this virtually

4. Can I transfer my candidature in case I can’t continue?
Sorry, we can’t do that

5. I didn’t get selected in this session. Can I reapply?
You’re always welcome

6. Will I get a certificate for this?