Travel to the holiest city in India - Varanasi with Thrillophilia's Varanasi Tour Packages and get transported to the world of Hindu folklore and mythologies, temples, ancient monuments and a divine atmosphere, on the banks of the sacred Ganges. Ideal for one and all, be it the solo travellers, couples, families, or anyone else, all of you can savour the distinct vibe of this city.
Varanasi is a city that will bring a smile to your faces as you walk around the shabby, tapered lanes. Your heart will feel content as you attend the maha-aarti (prayer rituals) on the ghat. And your mind will be at peace as you go on a boat-ride on the waters while seeing the city from afar. And you can have all these experiences by booking the most affordable Varanasi packages.
Along with this, all the Varanasi tours would also include safe and sanitized accommodations, meals and transportation facilities within the city's premises for maximum comfort and leisure. Apart from that, shopping, sightseeing, exploring the nearby regions are also some of the other experiences that you would get to enjoy with our pre-made Varanasi holiday package.
Not just that, we also provide you with the opportunity of curating your own tour by adding all the adventures that would help you have the ideal religious travels, all at stellar rates, offers and regular discounts. We also have a dedicated team of customer support that is readily available to assist you at every step of the booking process as well as the vacation to ensure that you have a great time.
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People Also Ask About Varanasi Tours
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
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.
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
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
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
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).
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