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Best Sightseeing Activities In Varanasi

 
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  • 01Golden Triangle with Varanasi and Khajuraho

    Golden Triangle with Varanasi and Khajuraho
    • d10 Daysn9 Nights
    • lNew Delhi
    • NNNNN1 review
    • Mahendra Singh Tanwar
      Supplier
      Mahendra Singh Tanwar

    About the Activity:

    • The ‘Golden Triangle’ tour is an unmatched tour which unfolds the richness of India and its glorious golden past.
    • Originating from Delhi, this 9 nights/ 10 days tour covers Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Orchha, Khajuraho and Varanasi, offering the visitors a chance to animate the remembrance and colorfulness of the Mughal and Rajput era. 
    • Once this tour starts, visitors will find themselves amazed with the fascinating art and sculptures in Khajuraho, beauty of the holy Ganges in Varanasi and a lot more. 
    • Addition to the fun, adventure, and thrill this package boasts of its unique way to make the tourists familiar with the local life and its culture.
    • This tour includes breakfast. Accommodation and transportation differs based on the package selected :
    • Standard package includes an AC Toyota Etios transport from arrival till departure and a stay in 3-star hotels in each city with breakfast.
    • Luxury package includes an AC Innova transport from arrival till departure and a stay in 4 to 5-star hotels in each city with breakfast.
  • 02Kashi Yatra – Boat Ride, Varanasi

    Kashi Yatra – Boat Ride, Varanasi
    • h5 Hours
    • lVaranasi
    • NNNNN1 review
    • Raghavendra
      Supplier
      Raghavendra
    • 20% Off2,500
      2,000
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    As you undertake the Kashi boat ride on the holy river Ganga, immerse yourself in the sacred atmosphere and visit the 5000 year old Adi Keshav Ghat as well.

    The guided boat ride would take around 4-5 hours and can be undertaken in the morning or evening. The start time varies according to the prevalent weather and time of sunrise. During summers it starts around 5 am and in winters it is 6 am in the mornings. Similarly the evening tour commences at 5:30 pm in summers and 4 pm in winters.

    The ride begins from Assi Ghat and takes you along the stretch of the river where the ghats are located right up to the Adi Keshav Ghat. Apart from getting an opportunity to see the various ghats as you pass by, you would also get to alight the boat at a few places and visit some temples, palaces, mosques depending on your interest. This long ride which starts at the southern end of the ghats and reaches the northern most part of the city is an apt way to view Varanasi from the surface of River Ganga, as you leisurely soak in the sacred ambience.

    Duration: 4-5 hours

  • 03Maharaja Boat Ride, Varanasi

    Maharaja Boat Ride, Varanasi
    • h5 Hours
    • lVaranasi
    • NNNNN1 review
    • Raghavendra
      Supplier
      Raghavendra
    • 7% Off1,950
      1,800
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    Varanasi, or Benaras, (also known as Kashi) is one of the oldest cities in the world. It holds a prominent place in the Hindu mythology as well and is considered the microcosm of Hinduism itself. Within this city’s limits is the Ramnagar Fort which is located near the Ganges River on its eastern shore, opposite the Tulsi Ghat. The structure is constructed in typical Mughal style of architecture and has been the residence of the royal family of Varanasi since the eighteenth century.

    The guided Maharaja Boat ride lasts for 4-5 hours and you have the option of going for it either in the morning or evening. The start time for the ride is 8 am in the summers and anytime between 8:30 am and 3 pm in the winters. If the summers are too intense, the trip can be undertaken in a cab. The excursion would get going from Assi Ghat and takes you to the Ramnagar Palace across the river by boat. Apart from getting to see the palace from inside, you would be going on a short walk in the markets around the fort area. There is also an ancient 200 year old Durga Temple nearby which is included in the outing. You would be returning to the Assi Ghat once the tour concludes.

     Duration: 4-5 hours

  • 04One-Day Varanasi Sightseeing Tour

    One-Day Varanasi Sightseeing Tour
    • d1 Day
    • lVaranasi
    • NNNNN1 review
    • Raghavendra
      Supplier
      Raghavendra
    • 22% Off4,500
      3,500
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    Step into the charming lands of Varanasi early in the morning, explore its opulent and pious beauty. With this 12 hours guided journey of this ancient city, take boat rides, walking tours across the northern part of Varanasi and explore its grandeur.

    Starting at around 6:00am from the Assi Ghat, take a boat ride into the holy Ganges. Witness the city getting soaked with the brimming morning rays, devotees starting their day with morning prayers and be a part of the devotion. After around 2 hours of boating, a walking tour takes you to some of the enchanting corners of the city.

    Walk down the narrow yet lively lanes of the northern part of the Varanasi, visit the Golden Temple and Monkey Temple, explore the region’s life and culture, cremation grounds and the different ghats. With your every steps across this city, get acquainted with its sacredness, history and mythological linkages.

    With the advent of the evening, when the entire city gets into the spirit of the Ganga Aarti, another boat ride will take you into the Ganges. Witness this auspicious event that fills the ambience with its vibes and sacredness! With the completion of the Ganga Aarti; at around 6:00pm, this ever tour comes to an end.

    If in case, you do not want to undertake the walking tour and yearn to visit Sarnath, you have to arrange for the transportations. However, on prior notice or information, it can be arranged at an additional cost.

    Duration: Around 12 hours

  • 05The Golden Temple Walk, Varanasi

    The Golden Temple Walk, Varanasi
    • h3 Hours
    • lVaranasi
    • NNNNN1 review
    • Raghavendra
      Supplier
      Raghavendra
    • 14% Off1,750
      1,500
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    Stroll around the oldest city in the world, visit one of the most sacred Hindu temples, walk through the narrow alleys and also explore ancient mosques. Join the guided 3 hours Golden Temple walking tour in Varanasi at 8am or 4pm and discover a world embossed with myths, epics and legends.

    Arriving at Godowlia Crossing at around 8:00am, embark on this auspicious tour of the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, which is also known as the Golden Temple. Located in the city of Gautameshwar Mahadev, this temple is known to be the most important Lord Shiva temple in India. Visit this temple and know more about the history and origin of Hinduism. Get a glimpse of the epics that depicts various stories related to Lord Shiva, Brahma and Vishnu.

    Post this, meander through the hidden and narrow lanes of Kashi and explore the peace and harmony that exists in this vicinity. Visit one of the historical mosques in this holy town and witness how different cultures and beliefs confluences into one in this town. Moving onto through the local bazaars and marketplaces, make it the Manikarnika Ghat, the largest cremation ground in the world. While in this ghat, you can you can witness people from different corners of the world, completing the last rites of their ancestors and seeking salvation for their souls. Upon the completion of the visit to the Manikarnika Ghat, this unique tour will come to an end.

    Duration: Around 3 hours

  • 06Hire a Guide in Varanasi

    Hire a Guide in Varanasi
    • h8 Hours
    • lVaranasi
    • NNNNN1 review
    • Pankaj singh
      Supplier
      Pankaj singh
    About the Activity:
    • The old city of Varanasi is situated along the western bank of the Ganges and extends back from the riverbank ghats in a labyrinth of alleys called Galis.
    • Also known at various times in history as Kashi (City of Life), this is one of the world's oldest continually inhabited cities and is regarded as one of Hinduism's seven holy cities. 
    • Pilgrims come to the ghats lining the River Ganges here to wash away a lifetime of sins in the sacred waters or to cremate their loved ones.
    • Hire a professional tour expert  and experience true divinity of the vicinity like never before.
    • Visit some of the most famous temples like the Vishwanath Temple, Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, Parshvanath Jain temple, local markets and many more.
    • The tour expert  is specialized in local cultural and tradition for better navigation and communication.
    • You can hire a guide for 8 hours from 10 AM to 6 PM and they are available through out the year.
  • 07Full Day Guide Rental in Varanasi

    Full Day Guide Rental in Varanasi
    • h8 Hours
    • lVaranasi
    • NNNNN1 review
    • Sachin Kumar
      Supplier
      Sachin Kumar
    About the Activity:
    • Also known at various times in history as Kashi (City of Life), this is one of the world's oldest continually inhabited cities and is regarded as one of Hinduism's seven holy cities. 
    • The old city of Varanasi is situated along the western bank of the Ganges and extends back from the riverbank ghats in a labyrinth of alleys called Galis.
    • Pilgrims come to the ghats lining the River Ganges here to wash away a lifetime of sins in the sacred waters or to cremate their loved ones.
    • Hire a professional tour expert  and experience true divinity of the vicinity like never before.
    • Visit some of the most famous temples like the Vishwanath Temple, Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, Parshvanath Jain temple, local markets and many more.
    • The tour expert  is specialized in local cultural and tradition for better navigation and communication.
    • You can hire a guide for 8 hours from 10 AM to 6 PM and they are available through out the year.