Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple

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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.

Pintu Tourist Guide in Spanish & English in Varanasi/Benares

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

Paseo en barca por el río Ganges al amanecer Sin duda, uno de los momentos mágicos de Varanasi será dar un paseo en barca por el río Ganges al salir el sol. Tendremos que madrugar bastante pero el sueño se nos olvidará al contemplar los ghats a primera hora de la mañana, cuando la ciudad despierta y numerosos fieles hinduistas bajan al río para hacer los baños rituales. En los ghats veremos gente meditando y haciendo yoga en grupos o en solitario. Sin duda, la vista de Varanasi desde el río se quedará grabada en nuestros corazones. Visita a pie a la zona antigua de Varanasi Visitaremos desde un gimnasio tradicional o Akhara, que sigue prácticas de entrenamiento muy antiguas, hasta el mercado de vegetales de la ciudad vieja o tomaremos una taza de té masala mientras nos explican las aplicaciones de la aromaterapia y de los aceites esenciales. Pararemos en algunos templos importantes de la ciudad, como el Templo Dorado, el más importante para los hindúes, el templo Nepalí, con sus tallas que representan escenas del Kamasutra, el templo de Hanuman, el dios mono, y otros templos muy interesantes de Varanasi. También pasearemos por los dos ghats donde se producen las cremaciones de los hindúes fallecidos (ghat de Manikarnika y del Rajá Harishchandra) así como el ghat Kedar, el segundo más importante para tomar los baños rituales los peregrinos. También visitaremos alguno de los 270 talleres donde se confeccionan en telares manuales los famosos tejidos de seda de Varanasi, unos de los mejores de toda India, siguiendo los diseños mogoles. Y, cómo no, si os apetece tomar un delicioso lassi en taza de arcilla, pararemos en uno de los mejores sitios de la ciudad. 1. Lolark Kund. 2. Navegación Durga Mandir. 3. Mata Anandomayi Ashram. 4. Jain Templo 5. Kashi kamkotisher Templo 6. Shav Shiva Kali Mandir. 7. Tara Bari Mandir. 8. Purana Durga Bari. 9. Chousatti Mandir. 10. Nav Grah Mandir. 11. Centro de la ciudad. 12. Vishalakshi Mandir. 13. Dharm Kund. 14.Hanuman Mandir. 15. Casco antiguo de la ciudad. 16.Refresca el viejo hogar ayurvédico. 17. Mercado de flores 18. Lassi azul. 14. Mercado Local Paseo en barca por el río Ganges al amanecer Sin duda, uno de los momentos mágicos de Varanasi será dar un paseo en barca por el río Ganges al salir el sol. Tendremos que madrugar bastante pero el sueño se nos olvidará al contemplar los ghats a primera hora de la mañana, cuando la ciudad despierta y numerosos fieles hinduistas bajan al río para hacer los baños rituales. En los ghats veremos gente meditando y haciendo yoga en grupos o en solitario. Sin duda, la vista de Varanasi desde el río se quedará grabada en nuestros corazones.

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.

Varanasi Walking and Heritage Tour

4. 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.

Varanasi: Private Fully-Day Tour with Sarnath and Boat Ride

5. Varanasi: Private Fully-Day Tour with Sarnath and Boat Ride

Morning: Morning Boat Ride on the Ganges: 5:30 am: Sunrise Boat Ride on the Ganges River Begin your day early with a serene boat ride on the Ganges River. Witness the magical spectacle of sunrise over the ghats (riverfront steps) of Varanasi. Capture the soft hues of dawn as they illuminate the ancient cityscape and the rituals taking place along the riverbanks. Photograph the devotion of pilgrims as they perform their morning rituals, and the shimmering reflections of the temples and ghats in the holy waters. Enjoy breakfast. 1hour (at your own expense). Exploration of Varanasi's Old City: Take a stroll through the narrow lanes and alleys of Varanasi's Old City, a maze-like network of streets lined with ancient temples, traditional homes, and vibrant bazaars. 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 new Vishwanath Temple (Birla Temple), which is an exact replica of the original Vishwanath Temple. Photograph the architectural splendor of temples like iconic Monkey Temple (Durga Temple). Capture the vibrant street life, including bustling markets, chai stalls, and the timeless rhythm of everyday life in this ancient city. Visit the Bharat Mata Temple, Admire the unusual marble relief map of the Indian subcontinent. Learn about the silk weaving traditions of Varanasi. Afternoon: Take a break for lunch 1 hour (at your own expense). Visit to Sarnath: After lunch, proceed to Sarnath, located just a short drive from Varanasi. This sacred site is where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon after attaining enlightenment. Explore the ruins of ancient Buddhist monasteries, stupas, and the Ashoka Pillar, which bears inscriptions commemorating Emperor Ashoka's visit to Sarnath. Capture the serene ambiance of the landscaped gardens and the spiritual significance of this revered pilgrimage site. Evening: Tea Break Time 1Hour Sunset at Dashashwamedh Ghat: Return to Varanasi in the late afternoon to witness the mesmerizing Ganga Aarti ceremony at Dashashwamedh Ghat, one of the city's most sacred and bustling ghats. Capture the elaborate rituals performed by priests, accompanied by chanting, music, and the rhythmic waving of oil lamps. As the sun sets and the evening descends, photograph the ethereal atmosphere and the flickering lights reflected on the surface of the Ganges River.

Varanasi: Private City Day Tour with Ganges Boat Ride

6. Varanasi: Private City Day Tour with Ganges Boat Ride

A Varanasi day tour typically includes a wide range of cultural, spiritual, and historical experiences. Here's a sample itinerary for a one-day tour of Varanasi: Morning: Sunrise Boat Ride: Start your day early with a peaceful boat ride on the Ganges River. Witness the city come alive with the soft glow of the rising sun. You'll have the opportunity to see the ghats, pilgrims performing rituals, and ancient temples from the water. Dashashwamedh Ghat: After the boat ride, visit Dashashwamedh Ghat to witness the morning Ganga Aarti. This is a vibrant and spiritually charged ceremony where priests perform rituals, accompanied by chanting and music. Mid-Morning: Kashi Vishwanath Temple: Explore the iconic Kashi Vishwanath Temple, one of the holiest Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Be prepared for a unique and spiritually enriching experience. Banaras Hindu University (BHU): Visit the BHU campus, one of the largest residential universities in Asia. You can explore the Bharat Kala Bhavan Museum and the New Vishwanath Temple within the campus. Lunch: Local Cuisine: Savor traditional Varanasi cuisine at a local restaurant or enjoy a thali meal, featuring a variety of regional dishes. ( At Your Own Cost) Afternoon: Sarnath: Drive to Sarnath, located just a short distance from Varanasi. Sarnath is a significant Buddhist pilgrimage site where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Explore the ancient ruins, visit the Dhamek Stupa, and the Sarnath Museum to see exquisite Buddhist artifacts. Late Afternoon: Visit Silk Weaving Center: Varanasi is renowned for its silk weaving. You can visit a silk weaving center to witness the intricate process of creating beautiful Banarasi silk sarees. Evening: Return to Varanasi: Head back to Varanasi in the late afternoon. Evening Aarti: Attend the mesmerizing Ganga Aarti ceremony at Dashashwamedh Ghat again, this time in the evening. The grandeur and spirituality of the evening Aarti are a sight to behold. Dinner: Dinner by the Ganges: End your day with a delicious dinner at a restaurant overlooking the Ganges. You can enjoy traditional North Indian cuisine while soaking in the ambiance of Varanasi's ghats. ( At Your Own Cost) After The Tour we will drop you back to Varanasi hotel or any location in Varanasi.

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."

Manikarnika Ghat Tour (Oldest Cremation on the planet )

8. Manikarnika Ghat Tour (Oldest Cremation on the planet )

Varanasi, Kashi, Banaras are the some of the famous and known name of Varanasi. Varanasi is know for the several things example Varanasi Temple, Ganga River, Lassi (Thandai), Paan, Saree, Varanasi Ghats, Small street ext. When its come to explore Varanasi tourist have some of the first priorities to explore Kashi Vishwanath Temple and Manikarnika Ghat. Manikarnika Ghat is one of the oldest Hindu cremation place on the planet that's the reason why its known as Mahasamshan (Greatest Cremation). Everyday hundreds of bodies burn there the several activities take place. To know all the story, Custom, Tradition, Religion you must hair a Guide to experience and explore each and every conner of the place.

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 : Sunrise Boat Tour

10. Varanasi : Sunrise Boat Tour

Varanasi or Banaras or Kashi, call it by different name but every name will give you a unique story and joyful feeling to be here. A city situated on the banks of river Ganges. Varanasi has been a cultural centre of North India for several thousand years, and is closely associated with the Ganges. Hindus believe that death in the city will bring salvation, making it a major centre for pilgrimage. The city is known worldwide for its many Ghats, embankments made in steps of stone slabs along the river bank where pilgrims perform ritual ablutions. Start your journey with the hotel pick-up where your guide and cab waits for you. Tour starts either at 5:00 in the morning or 6:00 depending upon the season. Time shall be confirmed to you post booking. Enjoy the city with more than 2000 temples that includes the Kashi Vishwanath Temple also called the Golden temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. With so many Ghats here, Some of the prominent and popular one’s include the Dasaswamedh Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Harischandra Ghat, Assi Ghat,Shivala Ghat, Man Mandir Ghat, Darbhanga Ghat, Ahilyabai Ghat and the Kedar Ghat. On the completion of boat ride, visit to the oldest part of Varanasi for a small walk. Stop  by the Kashi Vishwanath temple. Post completion of the tour, get dropped off back to your hotel.

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(6 reviews)

Anmol was a fantastic guide! he speaks Italian and English, allowing you to understand everything better. he picked us up directly from the hotel at dawn to take us on a boat ride, admiring the ceremony from the river and the Crematorium Ghat. After an excellent breakfast, we then visited the old city, the silk production and went to Sharantha, home of Buddhism. finally, we returned to the city to discover one of the largest universities in Asia, Hindu temples and typical ceremonies. the day ends with the sunset ceremony. Highly recommended!

Excellent, the experience was very good, they pick you up at the hotel, they explain the tours very well, the experience early on the boat was very good, very friendly and it ends with that excellent ceremony on the river

Vishal was an excellent tour guide, he knew a lot about Varanasi and the Hindu religion and explained everything very well. Very accommodating and made me feel safe. Highly recommended.

Rahul is a great guide. An unforgettable experience, he accompanied us all day and showed us the best of Varanasi. He has served us very very well!!! Totally recommended 5 stars

Pintu was very informative and attentive during the tour. He explained very well in Spanish. Recommended for Spanish speakers