Experience Varanasi Tour: 3 Days Private Guided Tour

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Experience Varanasi program is an endeavor to connect the tourist with the city.  It aims to acclimatize the Guest with the local culture of Varanasi.. Along with the morning and evening boat rides, you will be able to explore the different religious aspects of the city like Hinduism and Buddhism. Take an insider's look at various wholesale markets in the city like flowers, spices, paan (betel leaf). Walk through the residential areas of the old...
Experience Varanasi program is an endeavor to connect the tourist with the city.  It aims to acclimatize the Guest with the local culture of Varanasi.. Along with the morning and evening boat rides, you will be able to explore the different religious aspects of the city like Hinduism and Buddhism. Take an insider's look at various wholesale markets in the city like flowers, spices, paan (betel leaf). Walk through the residential areas of the old town, visit few temples and an ashram and indulge in some great local food.
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Itinerary Details

Day 1.

Your guide will meet you at your hotel for the tours.

03:00 pm -05:00 pm 

Bengali Tola Walk: Walk through the narrow alleys of Varanasi is a rich cultural walk which takes you through the heart of the residential areas in the old city. Visit a temple, a private residence and an ashram.

05:00pm-07:00 pm 

Evening Boat Ride: Go for a evening  boat ride by the sunset and witness the activities by the river side in the evening, watch the cremation at Manikarnika Ghat from the boat. Finally stop at Dasaswamedh Ghat to enjoy the Ganga Aarti ceremony from your private boat. 

Day 2.

10:00 am-01:00 pm Northern Bazaar Walk explore a variety of wholesale markets for Paan (betel leaf), spice, artificial jewelry, flowers, etc. Walking through the narrow alleys of these markets with a variety of smell and vision gives a phenomenal experience to the Guest. 

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Day 1.

Your guide will meet you at your hotel for the tours.

03:00 pm -05:00 pm 

Bengali Tola Walk: Walk through the narrow alleys of Varanasi is a rich cultural walk which takes you through the heart of the residential areas in the old city. Visit a temple, a private residence and an ashram.

05:00pm-07:00 pm 

Evening Boat Ride: Go for a evening  boat ride by the sunset and witness the activities by the river side in the evening, watch the cremation at Manikarnika Ghat from the boat. Finally stop at Dasaswamedh Ghat to enjoy the Ganga Aarti ceremony from your private boat. 

Day 2.

10:00 am-01:00 pm Northern Bazaar Walk explore a variety of wholesale markets for Paan (betel leaf), spice, artificial jewelry, flowers, etc. Walking through the narrow alleys of these markets with a variety of smell and vision gives a phenomenal experience to the Guest. 

01:00 pm -02:30 pm Lunch break.

02:30 pm-04:30 pm City Tour Visit the famous Banaras Hindu University. Ranked among the top three university in India, visit the New Kashi Vishwnath Temple inside the campus, Durga Temple and Bharat Mata Temple (Mother India Temple).

04:30 pm-07:30pm Flavors of Varanasi Tour Experience the city while walking with all your senses and soak up the colors, sounds, sights, aromas and taste.  The streets have a wide range of eateries all offering delectably scrumptious food that is sure to suit every traveler’s appetite. You can indulge in some great street food items like- Banarsi Chat, Chicken Tikka, Lassi, Chura Matar Mallaiyo, Banarsi Pan etc. Your guide will take you to 5-6 popular street food joints in the old city followed by a restaurant for the main course dinner.

Day 3

05:30 am-08:00 am Morning Boat Ride. Return to the river at sunrise, when its banks are alive with the multitude of worshipers who come to immerse themselves honoring life’s milestones as they face the rising run. A rowing boat ride at dawn along the Ganges is a quintessential Varanasi experience. The early-morning light is particularly inspiring, and all the colour and clamour of pilgrims bathing and performing puja unfolds before you.  

08:00 am - 10:00 am Breakfast and rest.

10:30 am-01:00 pm- Sarnath: Lord Buddha preached his First Sermon here. All is Sorrow. This is known in the Buddhist world as the turning of the religious wheel (Dharma-Chakra Pravartana). Sarnath remained an active center of Buddhism up to the end of the twelfth century. Centers of learning arose and many sects and sub-sects flourished here, until the Moslems plundered and raised it to the ground.Visit the main temple and see the fresco work followed by excavated ruins & museum (The museum closed on Friday). 

Tour ends.

Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Private tour
  • Driver
  • Professional guide (For Safe & Responsible tourism we provide only Trained and Licensed Tour Guides from the Ministry of Tourism-Government of India)
  • Two private boat rides
  • Cost of all food and beverages during the food tour.
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Transport by private vehicle
Not Included
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Tips
Departure Point
Varanasi Airport or Varanasi Railway Station
3:00 PM
Return Details
Drop-off at Varanasi Airport or Railway Station (As per your flight or train schedule) on Day 3rd
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travelers can participate
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • A maximum of 04 people per booking
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.