Private & Custom Tours in Varanasi

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Varanasi the city of Ghats is known in the world for its beautiful Ghats, Century old Temple. Here Hindu people come for Moksha is the highest goal of Hindus.It is likely called cultural capital of India. The variety of ritual sites called Ghats can be best seen and felt by the boat, every morning Hindu’s pilgrims gather on the shores of’ Mother Ganges river’ to pray , to collect sacred water, to bathe & to attend their death some even come to die in Varanasi. The Ghat is now the venue of a unique cultural and spiritual errant. Subah-e- Banaras, that draws large numbers of visitors every morning. Then is great importance of sunrise in Varanasi. Its east facing direction creates and incredible morning view. Morning boat ride is one of the most doing things in Varanasi. The Ganga Aarti and worship of rising sun with chanting of Mautra’s and sloka’ transmit peace your mind.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Assi Ghat, Varanasi, Varanasi District, Uttar PradeshGet picked up from your centrally located hotel in Varanasi at 5: 00 am, Start your day at Assi Ghat walking with ‘Ghats’ are called soles of Varanasi, Varanasi is found at extreme view by the Ghats. Best sights & superbly photogenic scenes are viewed of the western bank of the river Ganga. Morning ‘Aarti’ is performed at “Assi Ghat”. A group of saints clad in silky saffrons and white robes conduct this ritual. Each saint takes up a specific spot in the Ghat and start the ceremony by offering flowers to the river and waves oil lamps in asynced motion while chanting some mantras you will be fascinated with the scene of ‘Aarti’ at “Assi Ghat”. Once Aarti is finished guide will take you to restaurant by walking through the narrow lanes.  Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Banaras Ghats, Varanasi, Varanasi District, Uttar Pradesh     Travel to east, get an enchanting boat ride from Dashashwamedh Ghat- to Manikarnika Ghat Varanasi’ s pre-dominant should be your next stop but grace yourself to witness never ending cremation. Dashashwamedh derives its name from the ten ( dus, in Hindi ) horse sacrifices ( ashwamedh ) performed here by lord Brahma to appease lord Shiva. Observe Varanasi with walking through Narrow Lanes heading towards ‘ Kashi Vishwanath Temple ’ where houses one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in the country. The area is a settings to the ‘Devotees of Lord Shiva’ called sadhus ( sages ), slum cows, buffalo.Varanasi’s famous market would be our next stop by walk you will visit famous market Godaulia The tour ends you will be drop back to your hotel.Duration: 3 hours

What’s included

  • English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Boat Ride from Dashashwamedh Ghat to Manikarnika Ghat.
  • Private transportation
  • Breakfast - Rooftop breakfast with Ganga River View.
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Bottled water
  • Photography.
  • Entry/Admission - Banaras Ghats

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • All applicable taxes and service charges.
  • Arrival and Departure from the Airport/Railway station is not included.
  • Any personal expenses during the tour.