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Varanasi: Private City Highlights Day Tour & Ganges Cruise

1. Varanasi: Private City Highlights Day Tour & Ganges Cruise

Varanasi Remembrances : After early morning pickup at 5:30am from your hotel, take a sunrise boat ride on the sacred Ganges River. Witness morning rituals performed at the riverside. Kashi Vishwanath Temple : Afterward, follow your guide on a short walking tour of the old city's alleyways and catch sight of the Kashi Vishwanath, one of the holiest Hindu temples Banaras Hindu University : Banaras Hindu University (Pass By) Stop for breakfast (own expense), then head to Banaras Hindu University at 10am. Established in 1916, BHU is the largest university campus in Asia. Tour the campus and see the Bharat Kala Bhavan museum and the new Vishwanath Temple (Birla Temple), which is an exact replica of the original Vishwanath Temple. Bharat Mata Temple : Mother India Temple, built in 1918 and housing an unusual marble relief map of the Indian subcontinent. At 12:30pm, learn about the silk weaving traditions of Varanasi, then take a break for lunch (own expense). Afterward, drive about eight miles (13 km) to Sarnath to take in Dhamekh Stupa, known as the place where the Buddha gave his first sermon. You'll also visit the Archaeological Museum, which features treasures that date to the 3rd-century BC (closed Fridays). Dasaswamedh Ghat : At 5pm Ganges to view the cremation grounds, then return to Dashashwamedh Ghat to watch the evening Ganga Aarti ceremony. Your tour ends with return to your hotel around 8pm. Sarnath : Sarnath is a place located 10 kilometres north-east of Varanasi near the confluence of the Ganges and the Varuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh, India. The deer park in Sarnath is where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma, and where the Buddhist Sangha came into existence through the enlightenment of Kondanna.

Varanasi: Mysticism Tour with Boat Ride & Ganga Aarti

2. Varanasi: Mysticism Tour with Boat Ride & Ganga Aarti

Enjoy an amazing tour outing which is a combination of walking tour and boat ride. Experience Varanasi with a storyteller and guide and discover the life energies of the Ganga Aarti, a destination not to be missed. Follow your guide as you watch the setting of the sun on the horizon. Be mesmerized with the stunning beauty of colorful old buildings, ashrams, and places. Bear eyewitness to the mystic Ganga Aarti; one of the five rituals performed for the worship of sacred river Ganga. See the rituals performed by local brahmins and sadhus, devotees walking down to the Ghats to offer their prayers to the Mother Ganges. Enjoy an evening boat ride around Manikarnika Ghat. View the city's most wonderful scenes with great conversation to understand the importance of Kashi and the significance of different ghats.

From Varanasi: Varanasi & Sarnath Full Day Guided Car Tour

3. From Varanasi: Varanasi & Sarnath Full Day Guided Car Tour

Experience the spiritual essence of Varanasi and the historical significance of Sarnath on this comprehensive full-day tour. Your day begins with a convenient pick-up from your hotel, the airport, or the railway station. Embark on a scenic drive to Sarnath accompanied by an insightful tour guide who will enrich your journey with captivating commentary. Upon arrival in Sarnath, explore the sacred grounds where Buddha delivered his first sermon. Engage with the tour guide's enlightening narratives as you absorb the historical and spiritual significance of this revered site. The visit continues with an exploration of the renowned Sarnath Museum, which houses an impressive collection of ancient artifacts. Returning to Varanasi, delve into the city's vibrant religious tapestry. Visit the iconic Kashi Vishwanath Temple, the serene Monkey Temple, the poignant Tulsi Manas Mandir, and the grand Birla Temple, each offering a unique perspective on Varanasi's diverse religious landscape. Throughout the day, you have the flexibility to enjoy lunch as per your preferences (lunch not included in the package). As the sun begins to set, embark on a mesmerizing boat ride along the holy Ganges River. Witness the enchanting panorama of ghats, witness the rituals, bathing, and cremation ceremonies that unfold along the riverbanks. The experience is further heightened by the profound spiritual aura that envelops the surroundings. Concluding the day, immerse yourself in the captivating Ganga Aarti ceremony, where lamps and incense create a mesmerizing spectacle on the ghats. As the tour comes to an end, your guide and driver will ensure you are dropped off at your desired location, leaving you with memories of an enriching and transformative day exploring the spiritual heart of Varanasi and the historical treasures of Sarnath.

Pintu Tourist Guide in Spanish & English in Varanasi/Benares

4. Pintu Tourist Guide in Spanish & English in Varanasi/Benares

1) - Visit to the old area of Varanasi We will visit from a traditional or Akhara gym, which follows very old training practices, to the vegetable market of the old city or take a cup of mass tea while explaining the applications of aromatherapy and essential oils. We will stop in some important temples of the city, such as the golden temple, the most important for Hindus, the Nepalese temple, with its sizes that represent scenes of the Kamasutra, the temple of Hanuman, the mono god, and other very interesting temples of Varanasi . We will also walk through the two ghats where the cremations of the deceased Hindus (Ghat de Mankarnika and Rajá Harishchandra) are produced as well as the Ghat Kedar, the second most important to take the pilgrims ritual bathrooms. We will also visit one of the 270 workshops where Varanasi silk fabrics are made in manual looms, one of the best in all of India, following the Mogoles designs. And, of course, if you want to take a delicious lassi in clay cup, we will stop in one of the best sites in the city. 2) - Visit to Varanasi temples We will visit the Temple of Durga, one of Varanasi's most famous temples. The temple is profusely decorated with bas -reliefs in sandstone and located next to a pond called Durga Kund. It attracts numerous tourists and pilgrims every day. Also the Tuls Manas Temple, built in white marble and has many colored statues of the gods, and, although for many it is a kind of Bethlehem “Kitch”, it is very taste of the Hindu. The Tidev temple is modern architecture and its roof and marble floors are precisely decorated; It is dedicated to three deities: Salasar Hanuman, Rani Sati Dadi and Khatu Shyam. The Sankat Mochan Temple (the liberator of all problems) is dedicated to the mono Hanuman god and was built in the 18th century; It is full of macaque monkeys, but unfortunately it is not allowed to take pictures. Then we will go to the Hindu University of Varanasi, who has just turned 100, where some 30,000 university students who specialize in technology, medicine, environmental sciences or art, but also in Ayurveda or Sanskrit. Finally, we will approach the New Temple of Kashi Vishwanath, in the University's enclosure, which stands out for its 77 -meter high marble tower, the tower of a higher temple in the world. 3) - Barca walk along the Ganges river at dawn, 4) - Boat walk, cremation and ceremony of Ganga Aarti.

Varanasi Walking and Heritage Tour

5. Varanasi Walking and Heritage Tour

Varanasi is a city older than of what you can imagine. It is known to be the original ground created by Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It is also a Centre of learning and civilization for over 3000 years now and was one of the first major urban settlements in the middle Ganges valley. Varanasi is known for Several things specially Temple, Ganga Ghats, Boat, Architecture, Language, food, drinks, arts , culture, Silk Saree, Tiny Small street that all you will experience in this tour. Lets Give me an opportunity to make you fell all these.

Cycle of Life, Death & Rebirth (2 Hours Guided Walking Tour)

6. Cycle of Life, Death & Rebirth (2 Hours Guided Walking Tour)

Varanasi has always been a place that people in India consciously chose to die in for centuries. Varanasi is always associated with the mysteries of life, death & rebirth. If you are a seeker and looking to experience Varanasi in a manner it was built for and want to learn about the culture and genesis of spirituality in Varanasi? Ioin us on our special walking tour through the cycle of life, death & rebirth, experience the power of holy rituals and understand the true essence of Kashi. On this guided walking tour, we take you to experience the serenity & life energies in Varanasi, our storyteller will share beautiful stories of the ancient past that would make you understand and appreciate the importance of rituals in daily life for a blissful living experience.

Varanasi: A Private Day Trip Highlights & Ganges Cruise

7. Varanasi: A Private Day Trip Highlights & Ganges Cruise

Begin your day with a 5:30 am hotel pickup for a serene sunrise boat ride on the sacred Ganges River. Witness the captivating morning rituals performed on its banks. Kashi Vishwanath Temple: Afterward, accompany your guide on a short walking tour through the old city's labyrinthine alleyways and catch a glimpse of the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, one of Hinduism's most revered shrines. Banaras Hindu University: While passing by Banaras Hindu University (BHu), pause for a moment to admire the largest university campus in Asia, established in 1916. At 10 am, explore the BHu campus, visit the Bharat Kala Bhavan museum, and see the impressive new Vishwanath Temple (Birla Temple), an exact replica of the original Vishwanath Temple. Bharat Mata Temple: Next, at 12:30 pm, visit the Mother India Temple, constructed in 1918, which houses an intriguing marble relief map of the Indian subcontinent. Learn about Varanasi's silk weaving traditions before taking a break for lunch (at your own expense). Sarnath: Around 8 miles (13 km) away, discover Sarnath, where the Dhamekh Stupa stands as the site of Buddha's first sermon. Explore the Archaeological Museum, showcasing treasures dating back to the 3rd century BC (closed on Fridays). Dasaswamedh Ghat: At 5 pm, return to the Ganges to observe the cremation grounds, then head back to Dashashwamedh Ghat for the enchanting evening Ganga Aarti ceremony. Your memorable day culminates with a return to your hotel around 8 pm. Sarnath: Sarnath is a significant location situated 10 kilometers northeast of Varanasi, near the confluence of the Ganges and Varuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh, India. It's where Gautama Buddha delivered his first teachings and where the Buddhist Sangha originated through the enlightenment of Kondanna."

Varanasi: Morning Guided Boat Ride with Yoga

8. Varanasi: Morning Guided Boat Ride with Yoga

The tour starts with a morning boat ride. Our representative will pick you up at 5:30am from your hotel lobby. From there, we will drive towards Dashashwamedh ghat and board a boat for a ride to Manikarnika ghat. On this boat ride, you will learn about the significance of various ghats from an expert guide. You will view numerous temples, and witness the morning rituals of people taking a dip in the holy Ganges. You will also visit the famous cremation ghat, Manikarnika, where last rites are practiced.  After deboarding at the Manikarnika ghat, you will walk across the narrow lanes towards Assi ghat. There you will enjoy an hour-long yoga lesson from Yogini Smiriti before being returned to your hotel. 

Varanasi with Sarnath Tour

9. Varanasi with Sarnath Tour

The tour starts with pick up from your hotel, as per your tour plan. reach to the one of the most important Ghat for Heritage walking tour and explore the city 03:00 hr Later driver for the city tour (Temple tours) and Sarnath is the spot where Lord Buddha made his first sermon after his enlightenment. King Ashoka and many other rulers built numerous buildings and monuments in Sarnath, which are now an important attraction. The museum in Sarnath has many Artifacts, terracotta objects and other archeological attractions. In the evening, you would be taken on a boat ride on the River Ganges along Dasashwamed Ghat is famous for a particular activity. you can witness Hindu cremation rituals & Dashashwamedh Ghat to witness Ganga Aarti. Ganga Aarti is the iconic tourist and pilgrimage attraction of Varanasi. It is a ritual filled activity to please River Ganges and the God of Fire. You can click pictures of the process if desired from the boat. After Aarti, you would be dropped back at your hotel or taken to airport/railway station as per your request.

Varanasi: Guided Tour of Varanasi & Sarnath By AC Car

10. Varanasi: Guided Tour of Varanasi & Sarnath By AC Car

Memories of Varanasi: After leaving your hotel at 5:30 a.m. Take a sunrise boat ride on the sacred river Ganges. Witness the morning rituals on the banks of the river. Kashi Vishwanath Temple: Next, follow your guide on a short walking tour through the streets of the old city and visit one of the most sacred Hindu temples, Kashi Vishwanath. Banaras Hindu University: Banaras Hindu University (Pass By) Stop for breakfast (at your own expense), then depart for Banaras Hindu University at 10 a.m. Founded in 1916, BHU is the largest university in Asia continent. Tour the complex and see the Bharat Kala Bhavan Museum and the new Vishwanath Temple (Birla Temple), which is an exact replica of the original Vishwanath Temple. Bharat Mata Mandir: Mother India Temple, built in 1918, houses an unusual marble relief map of the Indian subcontinent. At 12:30 pm, learn about the silk weaving traditions of Varanasi, then break for lunch (at your own expense). Next, drive about eight miles (13 km) to Sarnath to see the Dhamekha Stupa, known as the place where the Buddha gave his first sermon. You will also visit the Archaeological Museum, which houses treasures dating back to the 3rd century BC (closed on Fridays). Dashashwamedh Ghat: 5 PM to visit Ganga Cremation Ghat, then return to Dashashwamedh Ghat in the evening to watch Ganga Aarti Ceremony. Your tour will end with you returning to your hotel around 8 p.m. Sarnath: Sarnath is a place located 10 kilometers north-east of Varanasi near the confluence of the Ganges and Varuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh, India. The Deer Park in Sarnath is the place where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma, and where the Buddhist Sangha came into existence through the enlightenment of Kondanna.

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Anmol was our guide and He was very sweet, he has very good English and He also speaks Italian. He has a great understanding of the culture and spirituality and made easy for us to understand a little bit about an Indian culture in Varanasi. We explored the city in a car with AC which was very nice considering the hot weather and the driver was very careful with the Indian traffic. We could visit special places like temples where few people know about it. My friend and I felt safe and enjoyed the tour very much. It was a full experience with Anmol and we really recommend his service. Thank you so much for having us Anmol! We were feeling blessed having you as our guide! Namaste!

We had a very good tour with Vikash. He gave us very good recommendations and adjusted the tour to our preference. We felt well informed and secure all the times. Plus we enjoyed the evening aarati from an elevated place rather than from a boot very much with an exceptional perfect view.

Wonderful! We were looking for a guide and a driver and we found real friends, Briji and Vickey were attentive, careful and gave us spectacular information! We will be back and will certainly recommend it! An indescribable experience!

Raj our guide has been very good, he speaks Spanish well and explained to us patiently, the driver was also very good, there was water for us, he gave us enough time for photos, 100% recommended excursion

Rahul was an excellent guide. He was personable and knowledgeable about Varanasi. I learned a lot from him about the local culture. Thanks Rahul!