The Ultimate 1 Day in Varanasi - How to Spend 13 Hours - Fully Guided Tour

Duration: 10 to 13 hours
Destination: India, Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi

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  • 10 to 13 hours
  • Varanasi
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Early morning we will be taken for a boat ride on the Ganges. It is a mystical and spiritual experience as you watch people offering water to the Sun God and devotees taking holy dip in the Ganges. We will visit all the famous Ghats of Varanasi via boat, Come back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, later visit the “Temple Tour” most religious Kashi Vishwanath temple, Annapurna Temple, the Bharat Mata temple, Sankat Mochan (Hanuman temple) , Manas Mandir, BHU. In noon we will be taken for an excursion to Sarnath. Sarnath is the place where Buddha delivered his first sermon to his disciples. The attractions at Sarnath are the Buddha temples, the Dhamekha stupa, Chaukhandi stupa and the archaeological museum, return to hotel. Evening, get ready to experience one of the most memorable moments of your life, as you will be taken to River Ganges. Enjoy Ganga Aarti. Get a glimpse of the spiritualism at the Ganga Ghats. Enjoy the Ganga Aarti on Boat After all you can retire for the night.

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Stop At: Banaras Ghats, Varanasi 221002 India

Boat Ride: Early morning we will pick you up from your Hotel at 6:00 AM and start your day with a sunrise boat ride on the Ganges river. A boat ride will start from Dashashwamedh Ghat & Will finish on Manikarnika Ghat get a Heritage Walk along with narrow lanes, you will walk It is a mystical and spiritual experience on the edge of the river Ganges during Sunrise you will see people offering water to the Sun God and devotees taking a holy dip in the river Ganges will surely allure you. Varanasi gives an inimitable mixture of mystical and supernatural views. According to Hindu belief, Varanasi completely frees the soul from the human body. These are the Ganges of Varanasi which completes the idea of holiness. After a short walk to the oldest part of Varanasi is famous for its narrow lanes. In this tour, you will find popular street food, perfume shops, Traditional Ayurvedic Oils Markets, and many other rare items.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Sarnath Via-Anlabereni, Varanasi 759026 India

After Breakfast Freshen up yourself, you will be taken to Sarnath, which is the place 13 km away from the city of Varanasi where Gautama preached his first sermon to his five apostles and so Buddhism began from there. This makes Sarnath one of the most revered Buddhist sites. After that emperor, Ashoka created a number of stupas and monuments to spread Buddhism. Some of the important Buddhist monuments are the Dhamekha stupa, the Dharmarajika stupa & the Chaukhandi stupa, and monasteries and beautifully polished Lion Capital of Ashoka and several animals and birds which get the matter of attraction in Sarnath.

Duration: 2 hours

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

After Visiting Sarnath we will take you for a “City tour”., Drive to the riverside and enter one of the oldest streets to enjoy a walking tour. A guided walk in the old streets of Varanasi and through millennia-old alleys, sacred temples will leave you enchanted. Come across the oldest lifestyles of this ancient city by getting into these old streets. A walk that promises to surprise at every step is rich in scenery and scenery
Ask your guide a question to know the profoundness of each place you illuminate during this walking tour of Varanasi. If you face this, you will have a lot of experience
Amble around the oldest city of the world, visit one of the most sacred Hindu Temples (Bharat Mata Temple ) most religious( Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Shri Annapurna temple) BHU Sankat Mochan, walk through the narrow lanes and also explore ancient mosques.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Ganga Aarti, Plot No D 16 - 28 - a Dasaswamedh Ghat, Varanasi 221001 India

Later in the evening, you are going to get the most memorable moment of your life , because it will be taken to River Ganges and embark on a private boat to witness the Ganga aarti ceremony, a grand event starts at 5.00 pm and your experiences a great rapture during this process at Dasashwamedh Ghat. Aarti, written as Aarti, is a Hindu ritual performed by a group of young clergymen well garbed in silk saffron and white robes holding lamps which are waves in a synced motion with the sound of bells drums cymbals, and chanting some Sanskrit mantras takes up a specific spot in the Ghat and start the rituals by offering flowers to the river Ganga and light is offered to one or more deities. In India, Hindus worship the Ganges River as a goddess. . After this you will return back to the hotel, and services will end here.

Duration: 2 hours

  • Knowledgeable English Speaking tour guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Coffee and/or Tea - Morning tea at local tea shop
  • Bottled water - Mineral water per person.
  • Mesmerizing 1:30 Hours Sunrise Boat ride in On Ganges
  • Entry/Admission - Banaras Ghats
  • Entry/Admission - Sarnath
  • Entry/Admission - Dasaswamedh Ghat
  • Entry/Admission - Ganga Aarti

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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • 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
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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