Excursion to Allahabad from Varanasi with Lunch

Day Trips & Excursions in Allahabad

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From Varanasi, a private chauffeur driven vehicle will take you on a full day excursion to the sacred city of Allahabad. Drive for approximately three hours to reach the city which boasts a cultural, political and religious importance for nearly 3000 years.  Your local guide will take you to the Sangam, which is a religious confluence of three rivers - Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, Anand Bhawan, a museum housing memorabilia and personal belongings of national leaders and the Hanuman Mandir located near the Sangam. After lunch, you will be driven to Varanasi for a drop back to your city hotel.
This morning, enjoy a full day excursion 135 kilometres west of Varanasi to Allahabad, which is also known as Prayag meaning confluence - the point where Yamuna and Ganges meet the mythical Saraswati. The confluence is a venue of many sacred fairs and rituals and attracts thousands of pilgrims throughout the year. This number swells to millions during the world famous Kumbha Mela. Your tour highlights include the Sangam which is the meeting point of three rivers; Anand Bhawan, formerly the home of the Nehru Family, it is now preserved as a museum and houses memorabilia and personal belongings of three national leaders and the Hanuman Mandir located near the Sangam, this temple is unique for its supine image of Hanuman, the monkey God.  Your lunch will be in a local restaurant, including Indian delicacies. Later, you will return to Varanasi for your drop back to the hotel.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Private tour
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

What’s not included

  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • All entrance fees included
  • Lunch included
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
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