Private Full-Day City Tour of Varanasi Including Boat Ride

Duration: 13 hours
Destination: India, Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi
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  • 13 hours
  • Varanasi
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  • Cancellable

Overview

Enjoy this day tour of Varanasi the City of Varanasi full of history, visit the Sarnath, the city where the Lord Buddha gave his first sermon, and witness the Aarti ceremony at the Ghats of the city. You'll start from boat ride in Morning in Varanasi, you'll tour such locations as Sarnath, Bharat Mata Temple, and the Ganges river Aarti ceremony in Evening.

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

5am Pickup in the early morning, you'll leave for a 2-hour boat ride on the Ganges to see the bathing Ghats (or steps from a river bank) & cremation sites. Sunrise on the riverfront, as seen from a boat, can be a spiritually uplifting sight.

After breakfast, you'll tour Sarnath, a very important pilgrimage centre for Buddhists, because this is where the Buddha preached his first sermon after achieving enlightenment. Sarnath's temples and the accompanying archaeological museum are full of Buddhist art and treasures.

After lunch, you'll visit the Bharat Mata temple which has a huge relief map of India carved into marble. After that, you'll visit Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas Mandir, and have an evening rickshaw (tricycle) ride passing through the busy streets and bazaars of Varanasi.

En evening arrive at the holy river Ganges, where you can witness the traditional ceremonies amidst hundreds of lighted candles and flower offerings.

Inclusions
  • All Transfers/Sightseeing’s by air conditioned private vehicle
  • Rickshaw (Tricycle) ride in the local bazaar of Varanasi
  • Morning boat ride in holy river Ganges
  • Professional private tour guide
  • Monument entrance fees
  • Buffet Lunch

Exclusions
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Departure Point

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup from Hotel / Train Station in Varanasi

Airports

  • Varanasi Airport, Varanasi India



Departure Time

5:00 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

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

Duration

13 hours

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

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