Full Day City Tour Of Varanasi Including Sunrise Boat Cruise & Ramnagar Fort

Duration: 8 to 9 hours
Destination: India, Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi
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  • Varanasi
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Overview

Private tour will begin early in the morning (arround 5am/6am) if you would like to see the sunrise and people taking a bath and performing rituals. Enjoy sunrise boat ride from Assi Ghat to Dashashwamedh Ghat and walking tour of various ghats and Vishwanath Gali. City tour include visit to all major famous temples in Varanasi, drive through tour of Banaras Hindu University. You will also visit Ram Nagar Fort & museum located on the eastern bank of River Ganga. Private air-conditioned transport from picks up till drop off to your hotel, English speaking guide, boating & entrances to monuments are well included in the package price.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Varanasi, Varanasi, Varanasi District, Uttar Pradesh

Pick up from your hotel for full day guided city tour of Varanasi.

Stop At: Dasaswamedh Ghat Road Bangali Tola, Varanasi 221001 India

Early morning boat ride & ghat visit along the Ganges and catch the scene of devotees bathing and praying in the sacred water. Ghats in Varanasi are riverfront steps leading to the banks of the River Ganges. The city has 88 ghats, most of the ghats are bathing and puja ceremony ghats, while two ghats are used exclusively as cremation sites. The ghats are frequented by the people which include early morning bathers, priests, people practicing meditation and yoga, students and tourists as well.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Dasaswamedh Ghat Road Bangali Tola, Varanasi 221001 India

Dashashwamedh Ghat is the main ghat in Varanasi on the Ganga River. It is located close to Vishwanath Temple and is probably the most spectacular ghat. Close to the ghat, overlooking the Ganga lies the Jantar Mantar, an observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh of Jaipur in the year 1737. There are more than 100 ghats along side Ganga, some of the prominent and popular Ghats are the Dasaswamedh Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Harischandra Ghat, Kabir Ghat and Assi Ghat.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi 221001 India

Kashi Vishwanath Temple, situated on the western bank of the holy river Ganga, is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple has 800 kg of gold plating on its tower. Other than Hindus cannot enter the temple complex, they can only see the temple tower from Mankarnika ghat corridor. There is also a well present within the temple complex called Jnana Vapi where too only Hindus are allowed to enter.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple (Golden Temple), Lahori Tola, Varanasi 221001 India

Walk in Vishwanath Gali famous for local snacks & sweets and street shopping in Varanasi. One can easily find modern & traditional apparel, household items, home decor items, brass idols of deities, etc.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Alamgir Mosque, Nr. Panchganga Ghat, Varanasi 221002 India

Alamgir Mosque a 17th century structure built by Mughal Emperor, Aurangzeb, on a land which once had a Shiva Temple and was demolished by him. The mosque is an architecturally stunning building built according to the Indo-Islamic style with beautiful minarets and high domes.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005 India

Banaras Hindu University, with 5.3 sq kms campus and 30,000 residing students it is the largest residential university in the continent.

Stop At: New Vishwanath Temple, Banaras Hindu University Campus, Varanasi India

The New Vishwanath Temple is located in Banaras Hindu University and is dedicated to the Lord Shiva. New Vishwanath Temple has the tallest temple tower in the world with the Shikhara's height being around 250 feet.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Bharat Kala Bhavan, Varanasi Hindu University Opposit from Institute of Managemet Studies, Varanasi 221005 India

Bharat Kala Bhavan Museum an archaeological and art museum, that exhibits a beautiful collection of sculptures, artefacts, paintings, jewellery, pottery, textiles, etc. ranging between the 1st and the 15th century.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Tulsi Manas Temple, Varanasi India

Tulsi Manas Mandir one of the most famous temples in Varanasi. The temple has beautiful images of Lord Rama, Mother Sita, Lakshman and Lord Hanuman. The walls of temple are adorned with verses from Ramcharitmanas, the Hindi version of the epic Ramayana.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Sankat Mochan Temple, Sankat Mochan Road Saket Nagar, Nagwa Lanka, Varanasi 221005 India

Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, situated by the River Assi was built in the 1900s by the freedom fighter Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya. It is dedicated to Lord Rama and Hanuman. The monkeys who throng the temple premises and tend to steal away the prasad are totally harmless if you let them be on their own.

Duration: 20 minutes

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

Durga Temple, located near the Durga Ghat on the bank of the River Ganga, was built in the 18th century. It houses an imposing idol of Goddess Durga and is one of the main temples in Varanasi.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Nepali Temple (Kathwala Temple), Lalita Ghat,, Varanasi India

Nepali Temple one of the oldest temples in the city, made of stone, terracotta and wood carvings is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ramnagar Fort, Ram nagar, Ramnagar, Uttar Pradesh 221008, India

Ram Nagar Fort is located on the eastern bank of River Ganga. The Fort includes an eccentric museum boasting a royal collection of vintage cars, swords, palanquins, ivory works, an old weaponry section and an extremely unusual astrological clock.

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Assi Ghat, Sdkfjl, Varanasi 221005 India

The Assi Ghat the confluence of the Rivers Assi and Ganga is famous for the large Shiva Lingam installed under a peepal tree. It has immense religious importance and has been mentioned in the Puranas and various legends as well. Sunset boat ride from here to Dasaswamedh ghat to attend the holy Ganga Arti.

Stop At: Dasaswamedh Ghat Road Bangali Tola, Varanasi 221001 India

Evening attend Holy Ganga Aarti, a magical ritual held every evening at sunset on the banks of the Holy Ganges. The entire Ghat gets illuminated with a divine light that can be felt strongly. The magnificent ritual involves huge brass lamps lit with oil and the priests chant the holy mantras that reverberate in the entire location.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Varanasi, Varanasi, Varanasi District, Uttar Pradesh

After sightseeing drop off to your hotel.

Inclusions
  • Private air-conditioned deluxe car from picks up till drop off to your hotel.
  • English-speaking private tour guide.
  • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water in vehicle.
  • Government taxes.
  • Entry/Admission - Dasaswamedh Ghat
  • Entry/Admission - Kashi Vishwanath Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Bharat Kala Bhavan
  • Entry/Admission - Tulsi Manas Temple

Exclusions
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Departure Time


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Full Day City Tour Of Varanasi Including Sunrise Boat Cruise & Ramnagar Fort
10/1/2022 - 9/30/2023

Monday - Sunday : 05:00 AM - 06:00 AM

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Duration

8 to 9 hours

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