From Varanasi: Temples Tour with Markets and Evening Aarti

Duration: 4 to 5 hours
Destination: India, Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi

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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Varanasi
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Explore Varanasi through its temples and its colorful markets in this tour that takes you on a spiritual and cultural ride through all the colorful temples and sprawling markets. Witness the Ganga aarti in the evening, the most magical of Varanasi’s experience where fire is used as an offering for holy Ganges.

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Stop At: Durga Temple, 27, Durgakund Rd Jawahar Nagar Colony, Bhelupur, Varanasi 221005 India

Experience culture, traditions and spirituality in its most raw form in this tour which takes to experience the true Varanasi in the most authentic way! Known as the land of temples, with this tour you will explore this town through its most famous temples, its sprawling markets, and its most famous Ganga Aarti.
Your tour will begin with your guide picking you up from your hotel at 3:00 PM and from there you’ll first make your way to the most famous and important temples of Varanasi. Starting with the Goddess Durga temple which has a lot of interesting stories and myths attached to it. You will be also visiting the Bharat Mata temple or the Mother India temple (one of its kind in the entire country where rather than idol worship, there is an undivided map of India, symbolizing the true worship for one’s motherland)

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Tulsi Manas Temple, Varanasi India

You will also be visiting the Monkey temple, which is dedicated to the monkey god, the TulsiManas temple which has the one of two greatest epic Ramayana engraved on its wall. Along with this, you will also be taken to the Shri Vishwanath temple in Banaras Hindu University (it is claimed to be one of the tallest in the entire country)

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Varanasi Silk Handicraft, Dasaswamadeh, Varanasi India

Post this “temple hopping”, head ahead to the busy bazaars of Varanasi, which are known for their colors. From handicrafts to textiles to wooden artifacts to food, you will find everything here! Take a good stroll of these busy streets as your guide takes you through the bustling streets for a truly local experience!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Ganga Aarti, Dashashwamedh ghat Road, Varanasi 221001 India

Post this, relax and unwind in the spirituality of this city with the evening Ganga Aarti. One of the most famous and sort-after experiences of Varanasi, this is one ritual where priests offer fire as an offering to the Ganges seeking its blessings! A mesmerizing experience, to begin with, it will leave you speechless!
Once you are done here, you will be dropped back to your hotel.

Duration: 45 minutes

  • Hotel pick-up and drop
  • English-speaking live guide
  • Chauffeur-driven air-condition vehicle.
  • Entry/Admission - Durga Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Tulsi Manas Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Varanasi Silk Handicraft
  • Entry/Admission - Ganga Aarti

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any hotel in Varanasi.

Departure Time

03:00 PM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


4 to 5 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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