Activities

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Varanasi Independent Adventure

A perfect add-on to any trip to India, explore the mystical and holy Hindu city of Varanasi. Take memorable sunset and sunrise boat trips down the Ganges River and be enthralled by the thousands of devotees who come to the banks of the river to absolve themselves of their sins. Witness the bathing ghats and centuries-old temples, and explore the narrow winding lanes in search of exquisite silks, brassware, and stunning saris. Also visit Sarnath, known as the birthplace of Buddhism and the site of the enlightened Buddha’s first sermon.
$299
3 days
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

3-Hour Varanasi Morning Sunrise Boat Tour

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.
$35
3 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Private Full-Day Varanasi Tour with Ganges River Boat Cruise

Start your full-day guided tour with a sunrise boat ride on the Ganges to witness morning riverside rituals. Visit the Hindu University to see the New Vishwanath Temple and the Mother India Temple (Bharat Mata Mandir). Enjoy watching traditional silk weaving art of Varanasi. Go to the Sarnath where lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Finally, watch the mesmerizing evening Aarti Ceremony aboard a boat on the Ganges river.
$68
14 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

3-Day Varanasi Exclusive Tour

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 place to take a dip in the holy Ganges, which is believed to absolve one from all sins.
$325
3 days
Cultural & Theme Tours

3-Hour Varanasi Evening Aarti Tour

Experience the beautiful Hindu ritual Aarti on this evening tour in Varanasi, where Hindu mythology says the soul is liberated from the body. You'll learn about the combination of physical, metaphysical, and supernatural elements as you listen to religious songs sung in praise of the gods and watch lamps being raised into the sky on the River Ganges.
$40
3 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Full-Day Private Varanasi and Sarnath Tour including Ganges Boat Cruise

Visit the sacred city of Varanasi with the comfort of a private tour on a full day trip. On this tour, you will see the ancient, spectacular city of Varnasi full of history, visit the Sarnath, the city where the Lord Buddha gave his first sermon, and witness the Aarti ceremony at the Ghats of the city. Then, take a boat cruise on the Ganges river.
$104
12 hours
Walking & Biking Tours

3-Hour Varanasi Walking Tour

Beautiful temples, shrines, monasteries, old buildings, cultural and religious diversity, major old markets, and many more are found on the narrow and puzzled Varanasi alleys which are not possible to see any other way than taking a walking tour.
$35
3 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Insight Varanasi Day Tour

Do you believe that one's sins can be absolved by taking a dip in the holy Ganges in Varanasi? Local people believe that Varanasi is the place where liberates your soul from human body to the ultimate. You will see a lot of pilgrims who go to the Ganga Ghats in Varanasi to take a dip in the holy Ganges to absolve them from all sins. Insight Varanasi Day Tour will take you to the Sarnath where Buddha chose to deliver his first sermon.
$90
14 hours
Multi-day & Extended Tours

Private 3-Day City Tour of Varanasi Rickshaw and Boat Ride Including Ganga Aarti

Varanasi –the sacred ,soulful & ancient spectacular city. Visit of Sarnath, an interesting place where Lord Budhha gave his first sermon here. View magnificient stupas & monasteries. Evening witness the Aarti ceremony at the Ghats of the holistic city. Boat cruise at the River Ganges. Visit of ancient temples & Modern structured marble temple – Tulsi Manas Temple, walls engraved with the hindi version of the Ramayana.
$248
3 days
Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Night Delhi to Varanasi Tour from New Delhi

Join this 2-night tour from Delhi to Varanasi, a city often called the holiest in India. After an evening flight from New Delhi, check into a hotel in Varanasi. Then enjoy a range of activities including a boat ride on the sacred Ganges, visits to temples, a Ganges ‘aarti’ (ritual), and an evening cruise to see Hindu devotees perform a lamp-lit puja service. Finish with a trip to the Buddhist center of Sarnath before your flight back to Delhi. Accommodation, entrance fees, transport, and some meals are also included.
$438
3 days