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Stop At: Ganges River, Varanasi India
Pick-up from your Hotel at 05:30 AM and start your day with sunrise boat ride in Ganges river.
Boating in the Ganges River during the sun rise in Varanasi is main attraction. We can observe here the Hindu’s way of life on the bank of the river Ganges (Ghats). Varanasi presents a unique combination of physical, metaphysical and supernatural elements. According to the Hindu mythology, Varanasi liberates soul from human body to the ultimate. It is the Ganga Ghats of Varanasi that complement the concept of divinity.
After boat ride a small walk in to the oldest part of Varanasi which is famous for its narrow street. During this walk you will see famous food street, perfume market and many other unusual sights.
Duration: 4 hours
Stop At: Sarnath Via-Anlabereni, Varanasi 759026 India
Later after breakfast visit to Sarnath.
Sarnath in Varanasi, is the place where Buddha chose to deliver his first sermon. It makes Sarnath one of the most venerated Buddhist places. Besides Buddhism, Sarnath is also connected with Jainism. There are many Buddhist monuments and edifices at Sarnath. Some of the important Buddhist monuments at Sarnath are the Dhamekha stupa, the Dharmarajika stupa & the Chaukhandi stupa and monasteries and temples of different schools of Buddhism from Japan, China, Thailand, Burma and others.
Duration: 3 hours
Stop At: Banaras Ghats, Varanasi 221002 India
Later after this, drive to river bank and step into one of the oldest streets to enjoy walking tour.
A guided walk in Varanasi old streets and through thousands years old alleys, holy temples will leave you mesmerized. Discover the sacred and oldest living culture of this ancient city with getting yourself into these old streets. A walk which promises surprise at every step is extremely rich in its insights and sights. A lot more learning experiences to come when you onto this. Question to your Varanasi guide to know the depth of each place, you cover during this Varanasi walking tour.
This Varanasi walk takes place in Northern part of the Ghats, and will give real insights of Varanasi. With this walking tour one would be able to see Kashi Vishvanasth Temple, Famous Food Streets of Varanasi, Kachuri Gali, Perfume Market, Flower market, Silk Market, Soveniers Market and many countless things.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Ganga Aarti, Dashashwamedh ghat Varanasi Dashashwamedh ghat Road, Varanasi India
Later in the evening drive to river bank of Ganga and embark on a private boat to witness aarti ceremony followed by seeing cremation.
Aarti, also spelled arathi, is a Hindu ritual, in which light is offered to one or more deities. Aarti also refer to the songs sung in praise of the deity, when offering of lamps is being offered.Hindus in India worship the river Ganges as goddess. Every evening in Varanasi, aarti is performed at the Dashashwamedh ghat. We can watch it from the ghat or from the waterside in a boat. It is a beautiful, resonant, and majestic spectacle with a very precise choreography involving rituals performed by several priests with the sound of bells, drums, cymbals, and Sanskrit mantras. The river is also worshiped with flower petals.
After this you will return back to hotel and services will end here.
Duration: 3 hours