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3 Days Varanasi tour package

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.
  • Duration: 3 days
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  • Duration: 3 days
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Half-Day Private Tour of Varanasi

Marvel at the mystical energy and cultural delights of Varanasi during this 4-hour private tour. Wander through the city’s narrow alleys to explore the city’s bustling markets selling everything from silk to colorful kites, then observe the spellbinding Ganga Aarti ceremony. You’ll finish the evening with an included dinner served at a rooftop restaurant.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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5-HOURS PRIVATE TOUR : MORNING BOAT RIDE WITH ANCIENT TEMPLE WALK

Varanasi the city of Ghats is known in the world for its beautiful Ghats, Century old Temple. Here Hindu people come for Moksha is the highest goal of Hindus.Stroll around the oldest city of the world, visit one of the most sacred Hindus, temples, Walk through the narrow alleys and also explore ancient mosques. Every hindu born on earth once in their life come to Varanasi and pray in the temple of lord Shiva (Vishwanath Temple).
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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4- HOURS PRIVATE TOUR MORNING AARTI & BOAT RIDE WITH BREAKFAST

Varanasi the city of Ghats is known in the world for its beautiful Ghats, Century old Temple. Here Hindu people come for Moksha is the highest goal of Hindus.It is likely called cultural capital of India. The variety of ritual sites called Ghats can be best seen and felt by the boat, every morning Hindu’s pilgrims gather on the shores of’ Mother Ganges river’ to pray , to collect sacred water, to bathe & to attend their death some even come to die in Varanasi. The Ghat is now the venue of a unique cultural and spiritual errant. Subah-e- Banaras, that draws large numbers of visitors every morning. Then is great importance of sunrise in Varanasi. Its east facing direction creates and incredible morning view. Morning boat ride is one of the most doing things in Varanasi. The Ganga Aarti and worship of rising sun with chanting of Mautra’s and sloka’ transmit peace your mind.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private Half-Day Sightseeing Tour in Varanasi

If you’re visiting Varanasi on a time budget, cover more of the city’s highlights in less time on a half-day sightseeing tour that provides a perfect introduction for first-time visitors. Choosing a private tour means that you’ll receive the undivided attention of your guide as you tick off top attractions such as Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), Manikarnika Ghat, and Dasaswamedh Ghat. Plus, a choice of morning or afternoon departure times means you can fit this tour into even the busiest sightseeing schedule.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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2-Night Private Tour: Spiritual Varanasi Tour

Immerse yourself in the philosophy and spirituality of Varanasi, hailed by many as the cultural capital of India, during a private 3-day tour that provides a comprehensive overview that's ideal for first-time visitors. Throughout the excursion, you’ll receive the undivided attention of a guide who takes care of accommodation in a 4-star hotel, entrance fees, activities, transfers, and meals, so you don’t have to.
  • Duration: 3 days
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  • Duration: 3 days
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2-Day Private Tour: Spiritual Varanasi with Sarnath

This two-day tour is ideal for first-time visitors to Varanasi, as it gives a thorough introduction to the highlights. Start in nearby Sarnath, a Buddhist pilgrimage site, then explore the river, temples, and winding lanes of Varanasi itself. Remove many of the hassles of traveling in India on this tour, with transfers at the start and finish, 4-star accommodation, and a private guide for personalized service.
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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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.
  • Duration: 13 hours
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  • Duration: 13 hours
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Varanasi tour package for first timers

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.
  • Duration: 2 days
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Private Tour: Temples and Ashrams of Ganga Sagar Day Trip from Kolkata

Get in touch with your spiritual side on this private full-day tour of Ganga Sagar from Kolkata, including hotel pick-up. Take a ferry cruise along the Ganges River to Sagar Island, then enjoy the undivided attention of your guide as you explore the many temples and ashrams. Learn why Ganga Sagar has become an important Hindu pilgrimage site; visit the sacred Kapil Muni Temple; and discover the philanthropic work carried out by ashrams like Bharat Sevashram Sangha and Ramakrishna Mission.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Private Half-Day Walking Tour of Varanasi including the Golden Temple

Get a first-hand peek at Varanasi’s top highlights with this exclusive walking tour through India’s energy-filled spiritual capital. Choose between flexible tour offerings for personalized convenience. Opt for a dawn boat ride on the holy Ganges or get a front-row look at the city’s famous fire ceremonies. Along the way, you’ll also cover the cremation ghats, Vishwanath Temple, and off-the-beaten-track alley shops.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Varanasi Tour with Ganges Cruise

See the best of Varanasi's myriad pilgrimage sites with this full-day tour. Your guide will take you to Hindu temples such as the Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple and the Golden Temple (named as such for its 800 kilos of gold plating on its towers). You'll also go on a boat ride on the Ganges River, culminating with a stop to watch the evening prayer ceremonies held right on the riverbanks.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Private Full-Day Varanasi Tour including Sarnath and Boat Ride on the Ganges

Enjoy personalized attention and a flexible itinerary on this full-day private tour of Varanasi. Visit local temples, one of the world's oldest universities, and Sarnath, a holy Buddhist site. Watch a prayer ceremony on the banks of the Ganges from your private boat. Round-trip private transportation from your Varanasi hotel included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Banaras Tour

The ancient city of Benares is one of India’s liveliest—and holiest—spiritual hubs, jam-packed with teeming temples, bustling ghats, and top-notch historical sights. Exploring the city’s main highlights takes serious planning, but you’ll tick off the top attractions in a single action-packed outing. Enjoy a sunrise Ganges cruise, fascinating archaeological visits, and stunning temple interiors, ending with a front-row peek at the famous fire prayer.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Full-Day Spiritual Varanasi Tour with Sarnath and Evening Rites

Explore two of the most spiritually important places in India in one day on this convenient day trip. With your local guide you’ll explore the UNESCO-listed town of Sarnath, a place that’s very important to Buddhists, and learn all about the thousands of years of history here. In the evening, watch the Hindu worship ceremony on the banks of the sacred Ganges River. This day trip is a good overview for travelers interested in India’s diverse traditions.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Private Trek from Rishikesh to Kunjapuri

If you are a fan of long peaceful walks on high ascents, then enjoy a scenic and soft trek with an accompanying guide from Rishikesh to spectacular Kunjapuri. This one-way trek takes a few hours to cover a stretch of nearly 7 miles (11 kilometers) and is a perfect little getaway for those who want a longer climb. Take in the panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks and amazing views, catch a glimpse of local hillside village life, and prepare yourself for possible wildlife sightings. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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3-Day Private Tour: Taj Mahal nd Holy Ganges Tour from Delhi to Agra to Varanasi

Experience the best of India on this three-day private tour from Agra to Varanasi. See the Taj Mahal at sunrise, cruise along the Ganges River, see an Aari ceremony, visit Fort Agra and more. This single tour highlights the best of these two cities and is not to be missed.
  • Duration: 3 days
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  • Duration: 3 days
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2-Days Private Tour of Varanasi Including Sarnath and Boat Ride

Varanasi - also known as Kashi (City of Life) and Benares, the spiritual capital of India. It's a particularly auspicious place to die, since expiring here offers moksha (liberation from the cycle of birth and death), making Varanasi the beating heart of the Hindu universe. Most visitors agree it's a magical place. Visit the most important temples in Varanasi including the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple, Mother India Temple (Bharat Mata Mandir), Visit the the biggest Campus University in Asia Banaras Hindu University (BHU). Enjoy rickshaw (Tricycle) ride passing through the busy streets and bazaars of Varanasi. Witness the mesmerizing evening Áarti Ceremony' thanks giving ceremony to Mother Ganges. Enjoy the Morning Sunrise Boat Ride on Ganges and witness morning riverside rituals, Walk through the narrow old lanes of Varanasi. Enjoy traditional Silk Weaving art of Varanasi, Visit Sarnath where lord Buddha gave his first sermon.
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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3-Day Varanasi Exclusive Pilgrimage Tour

Varanasi is considered one of India's holiest cities. This three-day tour showcases the top attractions of this destination, with your personal religious ceremony, ritual, temples visit, Pind dan including the Ganga Aarti as a host, Buddhist landmarks and much more. This tour offers the perfect city overview and is perfect for first time visitors who want to see the city like a local with a life time dream to visit Varanasi.
  • Duration: 3 days
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  • Duration: 3 days
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Private Tour: 03-Days Luxury Varanasi Tour with Ganges Boat Ride

Soak up the spiritual atmosphere of the River Ganges with a morning cruise. Varanasi presents a unique combination of physical, metaphysical and supernatural elements.
  • Duration: 3 days
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  • Duration: 3 days
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3-HOUR Morning Sunrise Boat Tour Varanasi with Heritage Walk

Guided morning sunrise in private boat & in private AC transport as per the scheduled program, You start very early in the morning before having breakfast to make the visit  Ghats of Varanasi with Boat Ride. The boat moves along the Ganges touching some very important Ghats to  witness the bathing Ceremony which is to be seen only in the morning before and after sunrise After boat ride Heritage walk to the oldest parts such as Manikarnika Ghat ( Burning Ghat ) area, Kashivishwanath Temple ( Golden Temple) lanes, Bansfatak ( Local Bazar ) lanes. After concluding morning boat ride and Heritage walk, you bring back to your Hotel in time for breakfast.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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4-Day Varanasi-Bodhgaya Exclusive Tour

Varanasi presents a unique combination of physical, metaphysical and supernatural elements. According to the Hindu mythology, Varanasi liberates soul from human body to the ultimate. It is the Ganga Ghats of Varanasi that complement the concept of divinity. The Ganga Ghats at Varanasi are full of pilgrims who flock to the place to take a dip in the holy Ganges, which is believed to absolve one from all sins.Bodhgaya is the most holy place for Buddhists. This is the place where Buddha attained Buddhatva or enlightenment. Enlightenment is a state of being completely free from lust (raga), hatred (dosa) and delusion (moha). Mahabodhi Temple complex is one of the most important and one of the largest active Buddhist temple in the world.
  • Duration: 4 days
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  • Duration: 4 days
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Experience Varanasi Tour: 2 Days Private Guided Tour

The Experience Varanasi tour is an endeavor to connect the tourist with the city. It aims to acclimatize the Guest with the local culture of Varanasi. Discover the best of Varanasi in two days. Along with the morning and evening boat rides, you will be able to explore the different religious aspects of the city like Buddhism. Take an insider's look at various wholesale markets in the city, walk through the residential areas of the old town and indulge in some great street food.
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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Experience Varanasi Tour: 3 Days Private Guided Tour

Experience Varanasi program is an endeavor to connect the tourist with the city.  It aims to acclimatize the Guest with the local culture of Varanasi.. Along with the morning and evening boat rides, you will be able to explore the different religious aspects of the city like Hinduism and Buddhism. Take an insider's look at various wholesale markets in the city like flowers, spices, paan (betel leaf). Walk through the residential areas of the old town, visit few temples and an ashram and indulge in some great local food.
  • Duration: 3 days
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  • Duration: 3 days
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