Holy Varanasi Tour (2N - 3D)

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Day : 1 Arrive in Varanasi
Day : 2 Sightseeing in Varanasi
Day : 3 Departure from Varanasi
Hotels
Luxurious, Deluxe and Budget options available as per the customers' needs.
Attractions Included
Hindu ritual Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat
Boat ride in river Ganges
Banaras Ghat
Kashi Vishwnath Temple
Archaeological and Excavation Area (Sarnath, Deer park)
Chaukhandi Stupa
Dhammek Stupa (Dhamekha Stupa)
Dharmarajika Stupa
Mulagandhakuti Vihara
Ashoka Pillar (Ashokan Lion Pillar)
Ashokan Lion-Capital (the national emblem of India)
the Archeological Museum
the Indian art museum Bharat Kala Bhawan
New Kashi Vishwnath Temple
the Durga Temple (monkey temple)
Tulasi Manas Temple
Bharat Mata Temple (Mother India Temple)
Inclusions
Hotels as per the itinerary
Private Airport transfers to and from the hotel
Intercity and sightseeing transfers as per the itinerary
Services of English-speaking guide during all sightseeing tours
2 Delicious Breakfast at the hotel
  • Day : 1 Arrive in Varanasi

    Meet and greet with our travel representative and check in to hotel.

    In the evening, experience the Hindu ritual Aarti. Aarti also refer to the songs sung in praise of the deity, when offering of lamps is being offered. Hindus in India worship the river Ganges as goddess. Every evening in Varanasi, aarti is performed at the Dashashwamedh Ghat. We can watch it from the Ghat or from the waterside in a boat. It is a beautiful, resonant, and majestic spectacle with a very precise choreography involving rituals performed by several priests with the sound of bells, drums, cymbals, and Sanskrit mantras.

    Overnight in Varanasi.
  • Day : 2 Sightseeing in Varanasi

    Start your next day with a morning boat ride at the dawn. Boating in the Ganges at the sunrise in Varanasi is one of the main attractions. Observe Hindu’s way of life on the bank of the river Ganges. There are number of temples on the bank of the Ganges River in Varanasi. It is at the Ganga Ghats or the Banaras Ghat where you can see life and death together. There are numbers of Ghats alongside Ganges river in Varanasi where you can see Hindu cremation as well. Some of the prominent and popular Ghats at Varanasi are the Dasaswamedh Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Harischandra Ghat, Assi Ghat, Shivala Ghat, Man Mandir Ghat, Darbhanga Ghat, Ahilyabai Ghat and Kedar Ghat.

    After the boat ride take a small walk in to the oldest part of Varanasi, famous for its narrow street.

    Visit Kashi Vishwnath Temple area, also known as the Golden Temple. (The temple itself is open to Hindus only).

    After breakfast, drive to Sarnath, approximately 10km (6.2ml) from Varanasi City. Varanasi is where the Buddha chose to deliver his first sermon in a Deer Park. It makes Sarnath one of the most venerated Buddhist places. Besides Buddhism, Sarnath is also connected with Jainism. There are many Buddhist monuments and edifices at Sarnath.

    The main attractions of Sarnath are Archaeological and Excavation Area (Sarnath, Deer park), Chaukhandi Stupa, Dhammek Stupa (Dhamekha Stupa), Dharmarajika Stupa, Mulagandhakuti Vihara, Ashoka Pillar (Ashokan Lion Pillar), Ashokan Lion-Capital (the national emblem of India) and the Archaeological Museum.

    Overnight in Varanasi.
  • Day : 3 Departure from Varanasi

    After breakfast, check out of hotel.

    Drive to Banaras Hindu University, and visit the Indian art museum Bharat Kala Bhawan and New Kashi Vishwnath Temple.

    Other important points to see in city include the Durga Temple (monkey temple), Tulasi Manas Temple, Bharat Mata Temple (Mother India Temple).

    After the visit, you will be transferred to Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport for return flight back home.

Exclusions

All international airport taxes

International flights & domestic flights

Early check in or late check-out (check in time: after 2 PM, check out time: before noon)

Travel insurance (Please make sure to buy insurance before you travel overseas)

Visa fees

Drink & Beverage in meals

Optional tours

Tips for local guide and van driver

Other services not mentioned above

Tour Notes

Hotel rates are subject to change at the time of booking

Tours Limited reserves the right to make minor modifications to the daily itinerary flow based on weather, traffic, or any other conditions for the convenience of the traveling customers.

Child age 5-11 years. Ages 12 years and above is considered as an adult.

Breakfast at the hotel will be Continental/American buffet breakfast, Packed breakfast option is not available.

No refund for any missed breakfast due to flight timings.

One piece of medium luggage & one small carry on per person is allowed.

Time Wise itinerary must be adhered to maintain the flow of the itinerary. The itinerary and vouchers will be sent by email 48 hours prior to departure.

Porterage, tips, laundry, telephone calls, alcohol/non-alcoholic beverages are not included.

The passengers requiring wheelchair assistance will have to make their own arrangements.

Early check in/Late check out is not guaranteed and is based on hotel's availability.

The passengers might need to provide a Credit Card at the time of check-in towards Incidentals.

No refunds either in part or full will be made for any unused services in above package like ground transportation, meals, accommodation, sightseeing tours.

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