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Avoid getting lost in the winding lanes of this ancient city on a private day tour. Experience the sacred Hindu atmosphere and rituals of Varanasi on and beside the Ganges River, and also visit the nearby town of Sarnath, where Buddha first preached after reaching enlightenment. End the day by witnessing the daily Ganga Aarti, or worship ceremony, beside the river.
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Evening Aarti of Mother Ganga

Evening Aarti of Mother Ganga

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Combine a visit to the evening aarti ceremony on the banks of the River Ganges with a boat ride through town with this private, guided experience. You'll start with a boat ride, which will take you past the city's famous ghats, including the Manikarna Ghat, where cremations are held. You'll also witness the famous aarti, or evening prayer ceremony, right on the banks of the river.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$31.46
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Varanasi Morning Boat Tour [RowBoat]

Varanasi Morning Boat Tour [RowBoat]

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See the ancient city of Varanasi come to life as you make your way down the scenic Ganges River by boat. Observe Hindus practicing their morning rituals as the sun comes up along the banks of the river and learn about local customs and traditions from your expert guide.
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  • 3 hours
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$42.67
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Private 5-Hour Varanasi Tour at Dawn Including Boat Ride

Private 5-Hour Varanasi Tour at Dawn Including Boat Ride

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If you’re looking for an enchanting experience of India’s religious traditions, opt for this private tour of Varanasi at dawn. Take a sunrise cruise down the holy Ganges River, see bodies publicly cremated at Manikarnika Ghat, and visit the famous Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath). See, too, pilgrims bathe at Assi Ghat and local wrestlers fight in mud pits during this cultural experience. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Varanasi are included.
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  • 5 hours
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$91.00
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$91.00
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Varanasi Evening Aarti Tour

Varanasi Evening Aarti Tour

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Spend three unforgettable hours in one of India's most ancient cities during this evening Aarti tour in Varanasi. Experience the beauty of this Hindu ritual where light is offered up to deities. Hear religious songs sung out into the night and watch as lamps are offered to the gods. Learn why locals say this city liberates the soul from the human body during this once in a lifetime cultural experience.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$48.00
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$48.00
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Private Day Tour in Varanasi

Private Day Tour in Varanasi

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Travelers short on time in Varanasi will benefit from many highlights all rolled into one day tour. Start the day with a boat tour to see the morning rituals on the riverbanks. Tour the winding lanes and temples of the old town without getting lost by going with a guide. End the day at the impressive evening worship ceremony. The itinerary can be customized to suit your needs and interests.
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  • 3 to 8 hours
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$24.55
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Sarnath excursion from Varanasi

Sarnath excursion from Varanasi

A visit to Sarnath will let you know about a famous famous Buddhist religion.Learn who Budhism started and what is the importance of this place is in depth. You will see Ruins of Sarnath, Budhha Temple, large Buddha statue, Archaeological museum and deer park.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$30.00
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Banaras Wala Tours

Banaras Wala Tours

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What makes my tours different from others is that first Our availability is our introduction. And our service and our Hinduism philosophy and local Activists is our brand! i offer an authentic experience of Varanasi with an extremely knowledgeable guide to lead the way. Each tour is individually tailored to your interests so you get to see what is important to you. You can try traveler friendly street food, take a prive sunrise tour of the Ghats and ceremonies, wander through the winding back alleys and old city, see the Aghori Babas and temples, and experience how spirituality is so deeply woven into the lives of the people here. Having lived here my whole life and being a guide for the last 8 years has given me a deep knowledge of the city and the traditions, rituals and religions that it surrounds. During the tour I will pass on much of this to you so you can have a more meaningful experience of the city.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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$19.27
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Varanasi Experience 01 Night -02 Days Tour

Varanasi Experience 01 Night -02 Days Tour

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We offers the real experiences to our valued clients, safety-security and gives them right information about the Destinations | City | Trips, which is our main moto, and Try to give them our best level to make them happy-happy and more happy
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  • 2 days
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$70.00
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Varanasi Landmark Evening City Tour - Aarti, Boating & Witnessing the GOD

Varanasi Landmark Evening City Tour - Aarti, Boating & Witnessing the GOD

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Experience Varanasi’s evening prayer, or aarti ceremony, from the water during this small-group boat ride along the Ganges River. Enjoy front-row views overlooking Dasaswamedh Ghat as you watch Hindu priests pay tribute to Mother Ganga, plus other smaller aarti prayers. You’ll also pass by Manikarnika Ghat, where cremation ceremonies are performed.
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  • 3 hours
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$27.74
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Private Full-Day City Tour of Varanasi Including Boat Ride

Private Full-Day City Tour of Varanasi Including Boat Ride

Avoid getting lost in the winding lanes of this ancient city on a private day tour. Experience the sacred Hindu atmosphere and rituals of Varanasi on and beside the Ganges River, and also visit the nearby town of Sarnath, where Buddha first preached after reaching enlightenment. End the day by witnessing the daily Ganga Aarti, or worship ceremony, beside the river.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$91.00
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$91.00

Cultural & Spiritual Trails of Old Town Varanasi Guided Walking Tour

Cultural & Spiritual Trails of Old Town Varanasi Guided Walking Tour

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Varanasi is an ancient city with layers of history and culture, which can be difficult to decipher when touring independently. Take the stress out of exploring Varanasi’s maze of streets–and avoid the risk of getting lost–by joining a guided walking tour. Your guide will tell you fascinating stories about the city’s history and mythology. Find hidden spots that you might miss otherwise.
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  • 2 hours
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$10.34
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Private Sunrise Yoga Class with Licensed Instructor

Private Sunrise Yoga Class with Licensed Instructor

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Sunrise at the Ghats of Ganga is very soothing & amazing and doing Surya Namaskar while the sunrise is another amazing experience. One can Experience the Meditative and soothing energy of water, sun & wind at the morning time here in varanasi
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  • 1 hour
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$10.34
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Sarnath Tour from Varanasi

Sarnath Tour from Varanasi

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This half-day tour transports travelers to the site where Buddha gave his very first sermon back in 528 BC. Venture outside the city and spend some time at Sarnath, one of the religion's most important landmarks.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$48.00
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2 Days Varanasi tour package for first timers

2 Days Varanasi tour package for first timers

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Get a comprehensive tour of Varanasi on this 2-day that's perfect for first-time visitors. Spend two days in the company of a guide, learning everything there is to know about one of India's holiest cities, perched on the banks of the Ganges River. Visit all the must-see attractions and listen to in-depth commentary on the city's history, religion, architecture, and modern-day life.
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  • 2 days
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$120.00
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$120.00
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Insight Varanasi Day Tour

Insight Varanasi Day Tour

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This unique tour of Varanasi offers visitors an insider's look at local customs and traditions in one of the world's oldest living cities. Tour the Hindu and Buddhist sites with an expert guide, including the Ganga Ghats, where pilgrims come to absolve their sins and the Sarnath, where Buddha delivered his very first sermon.
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  • 14 hours
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$117.34
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Buddhist Tour 7 Day

Buddhist Tour 7 Day

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Buddhism is a religion and philosophy that developed from the teachings of the Buddha (Sanskrit “Awakened One”), a teacher who lived in northern India between the Mid-6th and mid-4th centuries BCE (Before the common Era). Preading from India to central and south last Aisa China, Korea and Japan, Buddhism, has played  a central role in the spiritual, cultural, and social life of Asia, and during the 20th century it spread to the west. Ancient scripture and doctrine developed in several closely related literary language of ancient India.They are known as Buddhists. Highlights • Sarnath (Dhamekh Stupa, the Chaukhandi Stupa and the Archaeological museum). • Bodhgaya- Mahabodhi Temple, Thai Temple and Bodhi Tree • Visit the ruins of Nalanda and Rajgir • Kushinagar- Mahaparinirvana Temple and Mukutbandhan Stupa • Lumbini- Birthplace of lord Buddha
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  • 7 days
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$635.00
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Varanasi - Allahabad - Gaya Tour - 4n5d

Varanasi - Allahabad - Gaya Tour - 4n5d

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Varanasi on the banks of the sacred Ganga River, is one of the oldest, holiest & sacred living cities in the world. For Hindus the city is a very special place of pilgrimage. Hindus consider that a dip in the holy Ganga washes away all the sins and purifies the soul. Also they can visit Triveni Sangam (Meeting point of the three rivers - Ganga, Yamuna & Saraswati) in Allahabad. Moreover you can also visit Bodh Gaya is the most important of the main four pilgrimage sites related to the life of Gautama Buddha.
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  • 5 days
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$409.96
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Varanasi Cultural Tour

Varanasi Cultural Tour

See the highlights of Varanasi and Sarnath on a 2-day tour that includes overnight accommodation, transportation, and guide. Take time to explore Sarnath, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is one of the most important Buddhist sites in the world. Then experience the evening aarti ceremony at the Ganges River, take a sunrise boat cruise on the Ganges, and go sightseeing in Varanasi on a city tour.
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  • 2 days
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$175.00
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Same day Bodhgaya tour from Varanasi

Same day Bodhgaya tour from Varanasi

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Same day guided visit to Bodhgaya from Varanasi The crucible of Buddhism, Bodhgaya was where Prince Siddhartha attained enlightenment beneath a bodhi tree 2600 years ago and became Buddha (the 'Awakened One'). In terms of blessedness, this tiny temple town is to Buddhists what Mecca is to Muslims. Unsurprisingly, it attracts thousands of pilgrims from around the world every year, who come for prayer, study and meditation.
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  • 14 hours
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$120.00
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Varanasi tour in one day

Varanasi tour in one day

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Explore India’s spiritual capital of Varanasi and learn about Hinduism on a private tour. Take a boat along the Ganges River and learn about why it's so sacred to Hindus. Visit the holy site of Sarnath, where Buddha gave his first sermon, followed by a guided walk of Varanasi’s old streets and alleys. Watch the sacred ritual of Aarti from the ghat or the water to conclude your tour.
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  • 12 to 14 hours
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$90.00
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Private Full-Day Varanasi Tour with Boat Ride

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Private Full-Day Varanasi Tour with Boat Ride

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Get to know the best parts of Varanasi on this full-day comprehensive private tour. Your guide will make sure you don't miss any highlights—the Dhamekh Stupa, the Bharat Kala Bhavam Museum, and others— but will also tailor the itinerary to your interests. Enjoy moving at your own pace with private transportation and asking plenty of questions. Finish your day with a sunset boat ride on the Ganges River to see the evening aarti ceremony.
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  • 12 hours
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3 Days Varanasi Tour Package for First Timers

3 Days Varanasi Tour Package for First Timers

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Spend three days exploring the essence of Varanasi in the company of a guide. You'll learn much more than you would simply wandering on your own, and the tour includes a variety of activities: a sunrise private boat tour, a visit to the cremation grounds, and a guided tour of the important Buddhist site of Sarnath, among others. Accommodation for two nights plus breakfast each day is included.
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  • 3 days
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$210.00
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$210.00
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Private Varanasi Spiritual Tour Including Sunrise and Sunset Boat Rides

Private Varanasi Spiritual Tour Including Sunrise and Sunset Boat Rides

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Explore Varanasi on a private full-day tour that includes a sunrise and sunset boat ride on the Ganges River. Visit landmarks in and around Varanasi including Banaras Hindu University (BHU)'s Bharat Kala Bhavan museum, and Dhamekh Stupa in Sarnath — an important Buddhist site. Finally, watch the evening aarti ceremony from the sunset boat cruise.
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  • 12 to 14 hours
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$64.00
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Experience Varanasi Tour: 3 Days Private Guided Tour

Experience Varanasi Tour: 3 Days Private Guided Tour

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Ideal for travelers looking for immersive cultural experiences, this private tour gets closer to the heart of Varanasi over three days of exploration. Highlights include morning and evening boat rides, cultural walks through residential areas, street food and restaurant outings, and insider trips to flower, spice, and paan markets. Day three includes a side trip to Sarnath, a pilgrimage site where Buddha is believed to have preached his first sermon.
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  • 3 days
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$226.00
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