3-Hour Varanasi Morning Sunrise Boat Tour

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Varanasi

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Boating down the Ganges River during sunrise is one of the main attractions in Varanasi. We can observe here the Hindu way of life along the banks of the Ganges (Ghats) River.
Start your day with a morning boat ride at dawn. You have a chance to observe the Hindu way of life along the bank of the Ganges River (Ganga Ghat or Banaras Ghat). 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. The Ganga Ghats at Varanasi are full of pilgrims who flock to the sacred river to take a dip in the holy Ganges, which is believed to absolve one from all sins. Watching people come down to river in the early morning, taking a bath in the mother Ganga, performing rituals, worshiping the Sun is a unique experience. There are number of temples on the banks of the Ganges River in Varanasi. The old buildings, ashrams and palaces along the river side look as colorful as a rainbow when the sunlight hits them. It is at the Banaras Ghat where we can see life and death together. There are numbers of Ghats alongside Ganges River in Varanasi. There are numbers of Ghats alongside Ganges River in Varanasi. Some of the prominent and popular Ghats at Varanasi are the Dasaswamedh Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Harischandra Ghat, Assi Ghat,Shivala Ghat, Man Mandir Ghat, Darbhanga Ghat, Ahilyabai Ghat and the Kedar Ghat. After the boat ride, take a small walk in to the oldest part of Varanasi where is famous for its narrow streets. Stop by the Kashi Vishwnath Temple, also known as Golden Temple, and see the outside of the beautiful temple. After the tour is concluded, we will take you back to your hotel.

What’s included

  • Professional English speaking Guide [For Safe & Honourable tourism we provide only incensed Guide]
  • Professional guide in other language [French/ German, Spanish/ Italian] on demand and availability
  • Private Boat ride
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off by private AC vehicle [If needed]
  • Entry/Admission - Banaras Ghats
  • Entry/Admission - Ganges River
  • Entry/Admission - Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple (Golden Temple)
  • Entry/Admission - Manikarnika Ghat
  • Entry/Admission - Dasaswamedh Ghat
  • Entry/Admission - Man Mandir Ghat
  • Entry/Admission - Kedar Ghat

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Tips

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Family friendly
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Led by a local guide
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
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