Best Varanasi Tour Packages - 2020 (75 Reviews)

Varanasi is considered to be the "Spiritual Capital of India" that offers a plethora of Varanasi tour packages. It is a city in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh that has a history dating back to the 11th century B.C. The city pulls Hindu pilgrims from across the globe to bathe in the Ganges River’s sacred waters where they perform funeral rites. Prominently known as Banaras or Kashi, this holy city of Varanasi is situated on the banks of river Ganga and is considered to be the most sacred city in India due to its location, history and the numerous temples in it. The city is surrounded by winding streets and possess some 2,000 temples, including Kashi Vishwanath, the “Golden Temple,” that is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. The city of temples or Banaras is said to be discovered by Lord Shiva, thus this town has an immense historical and religious importance. This city has a pilgrimage importance and also known as a place where people spend their last days of life and dies in this sacred place to attain salvation. Varanasi is one of the oldest persistently inhabited places in the world and is the oldest in India too.

 

Apart from these, the city is charming with a lot of tourist attractions and sightseeing places. The narrow streets, lanes filled with temples, wonderful food outlets, numerous people flocking here and there - Varanasi is truly called the "Galiyon ka sheher", which means "the city of lanes, "the city of temples", and the "the religious capital of India". The Ganga Ghats (riverfront) is mostly admired as a pilgrimage spot of Varanasi and others spots like - temples, Jyotirlings, yoga centers, centers of music and learning, Sarnath known for Buddhists pilgrimage places, oldest Indian universities and much more lure the tourists to stay here for a while and get indulged in the sanity of this beautiful city. They make Varanasi tour packages come out lively and intriguing to the core.

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Kasi Tour Package from Bangalore by Flight 2020 | Flat 15% off 3D/2N ₹ 7100 5.0 star View Details
Kasi Gaya Tour Package from Chennai by Train 2020 | Flat 15% off 4D/3N ₹ 7200 5.0 star View Details
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Kasi Tour Package from Bangalore by Flight 2020 | Flat 15% off New
Kasi Tour Package from Bangalore by Flight 2020 | Flat 15% off

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Offering a spiritual and cultural vacation in the heart of North India, Kasi tour package from Bangalore by flight will take you to some marvellous cities filled with blissful vibes and spirituality. The first day of Kasi tour package from Bangalore by flight will start as you reach Kasi airport from Bangalore and you will be received by our representative to transfer you to the hotel. After checking in your comfy stays, the day will be spent wandering along the mighty lanes and feeling the divine aura of the city. The chanting of hymns, offering prayers and flowers can be seen on its joyous ghats as you travel across them. All significant destinations of tourist interest will be covered on this day, including Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Annapurna Devi Mandir, Manikarnika Ghat, Shri Kashi Vishalakshi Devi Temple and Dashashwamedh Ghat.Varanasi has so much to offer that the second day of Kasi package from Bangalore by flight will also be spent unravelling the hidden locations around here. Places like the Birla Temple - built with marbles and having a structure similar to Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Bharat Kala Bhavan Museum - holding more than 100,000 ancient artefacts, Assi Ghat - one of the famous ghats along the river Ganga, and Sankat Mochan Hanuman Mandir are the most visited places here.The first half of the third day of this holy trip will be a sightseeing tour, and you will get to visit two major beautiful locations - Sarnath and Ramnagar Fort. Sarnath is one of the famous Buddhist Pilgrimages and is located at the confluence of Ganga and Varuna Rivers. Ramnagar Fort exhibits the Mughal style architecture and is the perfect spot to click pictures with awesome backdrops. The day will end by leaving back to Bangalore by flight while carrying many blessings with you.
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Kasi Gaya Tour Package from Chennai by Train 2020 | Flat 15% off New
Kasi Gaya Tour Package from Chennai by Train 2020 | Flat 15% off

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Varanasi

Those who are looking for some time exploring the North Indian Religious cities have loads of options to go for. Be it Varanasi - famous for being dotted with numerous ancient temples, or Bodhgaya - reflecting the beauty and peacefulness of Buddhism, Kasi Gaya tour package from Chennai by train will take you to the best club of blissfulness within ancient marvels.The first day of Kasi Gaya tour package from Chennai by train will start by reaching Kasi railway-station from Chennai and you will be received by our representative to transfer you to the hotel. Being the spiritual capital of India, Varanasi is frequented by visitors from all over for seeking blessings of Gods and performing rituals.The first day of the tour will provide you with a chance to pray at these mighty ghats and marvel at the eye-catching sight of thousands of lights floating in the holy water. The day will end by having a scrumptious dinner filled with local delicacies and heading back to your comfy stay.Leading towards the second day of Kasi Gaya package from Chennai by train, you will reach Bodhgaya. A crucial spot of Buddhist history, it is believed that Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment here. The day will be spent strolling around the town, followed by a visit to the humongous 80 feet tall sculpture of Gautama Buddha.Next stop of the day will be the banks of Niranjana River and Sujata Temple after which you will get to visit the Bodhi Tree, the tree where Gautama Buddha used to meditate. Last stop of this day will be a Chinese temple, showcasing the confluence of multiple religions within a single place. This day will end by relishing on some tasty local delicacies and further moving back to your stay.The third day of this trip will take you back to Varanasi. It will offer you a chance to visit many holy places, including Durga Temple - a red coloured temple surrounded by an artificial lake, Tulsi Manas Mandir - a marble temple dedicated to God Rama, Laxman, Hanuman and Sita. Other holy sites like the Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple and the very famous Kashi Vishwanath temple will also be covered on this day. Do not forget to have some tasty snacks from local vendors here.The last day of the tour will lead you towards checking out and our representative will drop you off at the railway-station in Kasi for your journey onwards. 
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The guide provided by Thrillophilia was brilliant. He took us on an unforgettable journey through the city, giving us a great insight into the amazing, unusual, extraordinary sights that are around every corner. Overall nice trip and systematically arranged

People Also Ask About Varanasi Tours

  1. Which are the best pilgrimage sites in Varanasi?

    Varanasi is a holy town situated on the west bank of the River Ganga and dubbed as the City of Lights or Kashi. It is also known as the land of land of Shiva with eminent historic importance and mysteries concealed deep within. With the ancient history and a spiritual legacy dating back to more than 3000 years, Varanasi has a lot to offer in terms of pilgrimage sites and temples. Due to this reason, Varanasi has always stayed an important pilgrimage centre in India and for the travellers coming from all parts of the world. Varanasi is India's authentic city that reflects the real charm of India's religious side. Let's have a look at a few gracious pilgrimage sites in Varanasi:

    • New Vishwanath Temple
    • Kathwala Temple
    • Kashi Vishwanath/Golden Temple
    • Tulsi Manas Temple
    • Monkey Temple
    • Bharat Mata Temple
    • Alamgir Mosque
    • Dasaswamedh Ghat
    • Assi Ghat
    • St. Mary's Church
  2. When is the best time to witness the Ganga Aarti in Varanasi?

    Take a journey to the holy city of Varanasi, which every tourist guide-book has written about. The articles, blogs and any other form of publishing have written about Varanasi (nationally or internationally). But what is that one thing common in these mentions about the city - it is the Aarti at the Ghats. The Ganga Aarti at the Dashashwamedh Ghat and at others Ghats is "THE thing to do in the city". Usually, the Aarti is executed by the Priests in the evening at the Ghats with the lit lamps all over. If you are lucky to be in Varanasi during Dussehra, then there is a line of Durga idols waiting to be immersed in the Ganga.

     

    Usually, at 7.00 pm, an announcement is made about the Ganga Aarti and urge people to participate in this sacred ritual. The best time to visit and witness is between November and March, avoid a bit of rain and very hot summers. Just after the monsoons (mid-June to Sept), the Ganga rises high up the ghats, thus be watchful. During these, you can witness the charisma of Ganga Aarti. The Aarti goes on for 45 minutes to 1 hour, it is performed by 7 priests that represent 7 days of the week, under the 9 umbrellas representing 9 planets.

  3. Which are the best boat rides in Varanasi?

    It is one of the oldest cities in India that beholds a liberating, exhausting, and uninhibited experience. With its amazing attractions and local spots it also has Ghats that offer an opportunity to take a boat ride tour. Adjoining the Ghats are the mystic temples and many other historical places. The Ghats are known for colossal spots and charismatic aarti. Not only Indians even the foreigners love to visit Varanasi and take a boat ride. Different tours that you can take are:

    • Private tours
    • Personalised boat tours
    • A full-day boat ride tour
    • Fully narrated tour
  4. Which are the best places for meditation in Varanasi?

    Meditation heals and puts you close to your soul. You feel that you are just thankful for the divine and leave everything on time. Meditation is a powerful tool and has a capacity to heal your mind and body. As Varanasi is known as the Spiritual capital, it has a lot of spots and centres that offer yoga and meditation courses and learning. Few are mentioned below:

    • Satyalesary Cosmic Energy Center
    • Manikarnika Ghat
    • Tulsi Manas Mandir
    • Bharat Mata Mandir
    • Dhamma Cakka
    • Osho Meditation & Yoga Center
    • Dhamma Cakka
    • The Art Of Living Centre
    • BanarasYoga - Darklotus
    • Prajapita Brahmakumari Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya
  5. Which are the best cultural and thematic tours in Varanasi?

    As per the Hindu mythology, Varanasi liberates soul and awakens the path of liberty. With this charm and magnificence, you will get close to the thematic and cultural side of the city. Take a tour and get close and personal with this sacredness...

    • Full-Day Varanasi Tour with Sunrise Ganges Cruise and Classical Dance Show
    • 3-Hour Varanasi Evening Aarti Tour
    • Morning Heritage Walk of Varanasi with Manikarnika Ghat
    • Varanasi Evening Walk Tour with Ganga Aarti
    • 3-Day Varanasi Exclusive Tour
    • Insight Varanasi Day Tour
  6. Where can I get a wildlife experience in Varanasi?

    Globetrotters travel all over the world and look for places where they would find the real wildlife in its best native form. If you are in Varanasi, looking for the wildest, and the most untouched form of wildlife then you may find few great spots. Take a wildlife tour and experience the vivid variety of flora and fauna and the rich biodiversity of Varanasi. Also, spend some time in the company of few rare animals and plants as well. Many tour operators offer you customized wildlife vacation. Varanasi has two Wildlife Sanctuaries that are the house for many species of birds & animals. (Chandra Prabha Wildlife Sanctuary & Kaimoor Wildlife Sanctuary).

  7. Which are the different tours to explore the city of Varanasi?

    Varanasi has a lot to offer to its tourists in terms of heritage sites, temples, wildlife adventure and much more. Take a look at few different types of tours that will help you to explore the city to its fullest:

    • Varanasi Behind - Holy City Tours
    • Sightseeing places in and around Varanasi
    • Ramnagar Fort & Museum Tour
    • Sarnath Tour package
    • The Varanasi heritage tour
    • Temples visit tour
    • Evening stroll to the Ghats

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