2 Days Varanasi and Ganges Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Varanasi

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Varanasi, also called Benares, Banaras, or Kashi, city, southeastern Uttar Pradesh state, northern India. It is located on the left bank of the Ganges (Ganga) River and is one of the seven sacred cities of Hinduism. One of the most colourful and fascinating places on earth, surprises abound around every corner.This is one of the world's oldest continually inhabited cities, and one of the holiest in Hinduism. UNESCO has recognized Varanasi as the City of Music. It is a wonder place where you can find a lot happening. Life starts very early in the morning and it becomes more colorful in the evening. This is just the highlights of a vast land of excitement and uniqueness called Varanasi. Walk along the Ghats, enjoy the river and there is a lot more to this land.
Day 1: Pick-Up from Airport or from Hotel in Varanasi. If Pick-Up is from Airport then drive to your hotel. Check-in to your hotel, booked by you. Later you will visit Sarnath to get the glimpses of Buddhist monuments and edifices covering  Dhamek Stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa, Sarnath Museum and Mulagadha Kuti Vihar.  In the evening, witness the major attraction of Varanasi - The  grand Aarti ceremony performed by several priests on the banks of River Ganges. You will get to hear the majestic blended sound of Sanskrit mantras, drums, bells and cymbals. Stay overnight at Hotel.  Day 2: In the early morning,  enjoy boat ride across the river Ganges.  Visit the numerous temples alongside river Ganga and get a closer view of Hinduism being in Varanasi. Observe the daily life of the natives.  Take a walk in the narrow street of Varanasi (Old Varanasi). Also  visit Kashi Vishwanath temple (or Golden Temple). After enjoying your trip, our executive will accompany you to the airport from where you will board your flight for onward journey. Note: People of other religion are restricted to enter the temple, only Hindus can enter.

What’s included

  • Airport Arrivals and Departures.
  • Private Air conditioned car with driver for sightseeing.
  • Live Tour Guide Service.
  • Entrance Fees to all monuments.
  • Boat Rides at river Ganges.
  • All Applicable Taxes.

What’s not included

  • Hotel Accommodations.
  • Any kind of meals.
  • Any other personal expenses.
  • Any kind of Gratuities (optional).
  • Any Flights / Train Tickets.

Itinerary

Day 1: Pick-Up from Airport or from Hotel in Varanasi. If Pick-Up is from Airport then drive to your hotel. Check-in to your hotel, booked by you. Later you will visit Sarnath to get the glimpses of Buddhist monuments and edifices covering  Dhamek Stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa, Sarnath Museum and Mulagadha Kuti Vihar.  In the evening, witness the major attraction of Varanasi - The  grand Aarti ceremony performed by several priests on the banks of River Ganges. You will get to hear the majestic blended sound of Sanskrit mantras, drums, bells and cymbals. Stay overnight at Hotel. 
Day 2: In the early morning,  enjoy boat ride across the river Ganges.  Visit the numerous temples alongside river Ganga and get a closer view of Hinduism being in Varanasi. Observe the daily life of the natives.  Take a walk in the narrow street of Varanasi (Old Varanasi). Also  visit Kashi Vishwanath temple (or Golden Temple). After enjoying your trip, our executive will accompany you to the airport from where you will board your flight for onward journey. Note: People of other religion are restricted to enter the temple, only Hindus can enter.
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