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Private Varanasi Experience in 4 days - An oldest City(Excluding Accommodation)

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Day 1: Varanasi Arrival & Evening Experiences!!

Stop At: Banaras Ghats, Varanasi 221002 India
Varanasi is the oldest living city in the world. City is known by different name like Varanasi, Benaras & Kashi. It is also know as City of Lord Shiva & City of Salvation and final liberation from cycle of Birth & death.

As per above introduction of this mystical city we take you on this tour in oldest city of world where you will also understand logical reason of different names. Most importantly you will be taking tours which will explain why this city is know as most mystical city and City of Salvation. This tours will be mostly expriences based where you will feel the sancity of this spritual city and closely feel the emotions and beauty of it.

On arrival at Varanasi Airport meet our representative who welcome you as our Guest (Tourist arrives at our house become guest) in Indian style with Varanasi Gamcha(Special Colourful Bordered Towel of City). Later drive to your pre-booked Hotel.

After relaxation get ready for sensational evening of Old City which will Include Sunset Boat ride from Small Burning ghat to Big Burning Ghat 5:30 pm, Experience World Famous evening Ganga Aarti Ceremony event at 6:15 pm to 7 pm.

Overnight in Varanasi. Hotel to be booked by yourself as its not included.

You will arrive today as Tourist and become our guest and we will depart you as local & family.
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Experience Old Varanasi!!

Stop At: Subah-e-Banaras, Assi ghat, Shivala, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005, India
Subah-E-Benaras Experience with Boat Tour

5:30 am to 8 am. Meet us for one of the must do activity while visiting Varanasi. We start with amazing Subah-e-Benaras ceremony to be followed by traditional boat ride in which you will be passing through different colourful & Heritage ghats, buildings. On this tour you will be away from cities hustle & bustle in complete peace with nice story teller waiting for Sun to come out. The light golden rays of Sun make you glow and happy, Water shines like diamond and Birds fly & Sing in joy like this moment will never come again.

Your eyes and camera can not stop from catching every moment of this wonderful inception of the day. Your heart & mind can never forget this experience which worth million where Sun comes out with another opportunity for many on one side of the river and on other side you see people praying, offering their regards & trying to thank nature in form of Sun which bring brightness in our life without discrimination to any or none. Similarly, Holy Ganga river is serving largest population of mankind for thousand of years. For religious people it become holy because it had been mentioned in holy text at multiple places but for logical people it become holy scientifically as largest population of mankind cared by her as mother for long. Civilisation & towns have grown along its bank for last thousands of years. Today India's existence is because of her as it has witnessed nomads, aryans & Vedic tribes movement along her stream while moving from Indus Valley Civilisation & North Western India of then which is todays Afghanistan & Pakistan.

It has witnessed mighty kingdom of Mauryan which was spread in 500,000 Square km in 260 BCE during The Great Ashoka rule. His capital was also located on Bank of motherly Ganga river at Pataliputra(Todays Patna in Bihar) & river bank from Pataliputra to North West India was centre of power for more than 2000 years. It had witnessed inception of many religion including Buddhism & Jainism. Ancient Indian History and presence proves it's importance and her tag of Holy river. This river become holy to even atheist & mother to all who loves nature & consider it as most valuable then anything else in this world.

Join us to have wonderful talk on history of Varanasi, Ancient India, River & It’s importance in Sub-Continent, Nature, Tradition & rituals. We are sure that you will enjoy the nature with our talk.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Assi Ghat, Sdkfjl, Varanasi 221005 India
Walk through Banarasi Culture, Tradition and Lifestyle.

8:30 am to 11 am. In this tour you can experience the soul of the city on Experiential Varanasi Walk tour in which you will experience the City in local flavour (Banarasi Flavour). You will get opportunity to taste tea at Cities most Popular tea stall and place of local gathering(Know as Adda) for daily chit-chat on recent & burning topic which can be anything(Continuing for more than 50 year here). Later after tasty tea proceed to Indian wrestling ground to learn or know their way & you may try your hands with local wrestlers to further passing through narrow lanes and happening streets to reach at Sadhus Akhara(Ascetic house) to meet them as they are very much part of this spritual city for more than 3000 years and walk to end up at main ghat with temples bell, bathing rituals & daily ceremony. On this tour you can see Mini India in Varanasi & understand the sentiment of India from here. There could not be any better way then this to feel this city and it’s culture and tradition.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Ramnagar Fort, Kila Road Ramnagar Crossing, Varanasi 221008 India
After Lunch Between 1:30 pm & 3:30 pm, We will visit Ramnagar fort which speaks history of Kasi Kingdom. Kashi was among 16 Mahajanpadas(Initial formation of states during Middle Vedic period of Iron age in North India) after Indus Valley civilization between 1000 BCE to 200 BCE which further coverted to small kingdom and most importantly know as City of Knowledge. Kashi kingdom had good understanding with British empire during British Indian rule and one can experience and have feel of same while visiting it's museaum.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: New Vishwanath Temple, Banaras Hindu University Campus, Varanasi India
One of most beautiful and tallest temple in Varanasi located in very nice campus of Banaras Hindu University. We will visit here between 3:30 pm & 3:50 pm.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Sankat Mochan Temple, Sankat Mochan Road Saket Nagar, Nagwa Lanka, Varanasi 221005 India
One of very important temple of Lord Hanuman in Varanasi as popularly known as Sankat Mochan (Problem remover) Temple. We will visit here between 4 pm to 4:20 pm
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Tulsi Manas Temple, Varanasi India
Temple is names after popular poet/writter Tulsi Das who written Ram charitmanas. This temple is named after him and made of white marble where inside walls are in-scripted para's of Ram Charitmanas.

We will visit here between 4:30 pm to 4:45 pm.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Shri Durga Temple, 27, Durgakund Rd, Durgakund, Anandbagh, Bhelupur, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005, India
Red Coloured and beautiful temple located next to Durga Kund(Holy Pond). There is different story from legends which we will speak on tour. We will visit here between 4:45 pm to 5 pm.
Duration: 15 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Traditional Local Varanasi breakfast offered at Local breakfast point between 8 am to 8:30 am
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Experience Salvation & Knowledge Path

Stop At: Manikarnika Ghat, Ghasi Tola Road, Varanasi 221001 India
At 8 am proceed for most demanded tour of Varanasi mystic and spirit lovers (Salvation Path) - Varanasi is known worldwide as oldest living city in the world. It is also popularly known as city of lord Shiva and also believed that city is situated on trident of Lord Shiva. There are many city in the world where people migrate to live their life however Varanasi is city where people even come to die or wait till they die. Here you can feel the joy of life and even joy in death.

During this Experiential Varanasi Walk tour tour you will be exploring the concept of Joy on death and Explore the path to salvation. We will explore details of rituals and tradition in process of cremation, pre-cremation and post cremation and know purpose of it. You will also know lot of facts which are otherwise performed by every hindu religion people as ritual but hardly 90% of people know reason behind it.

During this tour we also include light breakfast at street side famous shop but hegien where you will taste fresh Makhan-Toast(Handmade home butter) & Malai (Home made Cream) - Toast with amazing tea to experience our concept "Come as tourist, Go as local".
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Sarnath Via-Anlabereni, Varanasi 759026 India
Varanasi is know very importantly for 3 religion Hinduism, Jainism & Buddhism. It was also known to be city of knowledge and popular as natural place for ascetic practise during Sramana movement (6 BCE to 4 BCE).

Later in afternoon at 1 pm visit to Sarnath. Sarnath is located at 15 km from city centre and It was know by the name Rishipatan & Ishipatan in ancient during 6 BCE when Lord Budhha founder of Buddhism came to Sarnath a delivered his first sermon. There are many historically relevant places to see in Sarnath like Chaukandi Stupa, Dhamek Stupa, Main Temple, Jain Temple & Archeological museaum. Lion Capitol is National Emblem of India which can be seen on Indian passport and it was taken from Sarnath.
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Departure

Stop At: Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, Varanasi District, Babatpur, Uttar Pradesh 221006, India
After Breakfast we can transfer to Varanasi Airport or Railway station based on request.
Duration: 40 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick all our guest from Varanasi Airport arrival Gate or Any railway station in Varanasi based on prior information given in booking.

Airports

  • Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, Varanasi District, Babatpur, Uttar Pradesh 221006, India
Departure Time
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10/1/2019 - 3/31/2021Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Duration
4 days
Inclusions
  • 1x Breakfast
  • Airport Arrival & Departure, Welcome Service at Airport.
  • Subah-E-Benaras Experience with Boat Tour, Walk through Banarasi Culture, Tradition & Lifestyle Tour
  • Salvation Path Tour & Boat ride.
  • Guide during both 4 hrs tours, Expert Guide on Subject during 3 experiential Tour.
  • All sightseeing & transfers from Hotel as per itinerary.
  • Entry/Admission - Banaras Ghats
  • Entry/Admission - Subah-e-Banaras
  • Entry/Admission - Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance Fee at Ramnagar & Sarnath.
  • Any other optional or extra service then included.
  • Accommodation/Hotel not included
  • Entry/Admission - Ramnagar Fort
  • Entry/Admission - Sarnath
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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