Guided tour

Varanasi: 3-Hour Evening Aarti Tour with Boat Ride

Activity provider: Go City Adventures
Guided tour

Varanasi: 3-Hour Evening Aarti Tour with Boat Ride

Activity provider: Go City Adventures

From US$ 46 per person

On this 3-hour Aarti cruise, see the sunset over the Ganges and feel the cool breeze on the bank of the river for a heart-soothing effect. Witness traditional ceremonies as they occur on the riverbanks.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Your hotel in Varanasi


  • Take a boat ride from Dasaswamedh to Manikarnika Ghat
  • Enjoy the view of the river in mellow lights as Pandas come to perform aarti
  • Observe people participating in Akhada, the ancient Indian art of fighting
  • Visit the Burning Ghat, the most auspicious site for Hindus to be cremated
  • Explore culture and heritage on a walk of Varanasi
Full description
Start your journey through Varanasi with hotel pickup and travel to Dasaswamedh Ghat. Here, board the boat for a tour of the Ganges river. During the 1-hour boat ride, experience the beautiful sunset as you and watch traditional ceremonies taking place on the riverbank, performed by Hindu priests and devotees. Observes the traditional cremation ceremony at Manikarnika Ghat, where the human body is brought to its final rest. Later, walk through the narrow lanes of Varanasi as your guide shares stories of the city's culture and history. After this, finish your tour with drop off back at your hotel.
  • 3-hour tour
  • English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Mineral water
  • All taxes and service charges
  • Dinner
  • Airport or train station pickup
  • Personal expenses

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Important information

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  • Shoes must be removed at places of worship, knees and shoulders must be covered
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Excellent guide and well organised aarti at assi ghat impressive

January 14, 2020

Product ID: 173601