Varanasi Full day tour with Boat ride

Duration: 15 hours
Destination: India, Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi
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  • 15 hours
  • Varanasi
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Explore Varanasi on a private full-day tour that includes a sunrise and sunset boat ride on the Ganges River. Visit landmarks in and around Varanasi including Banaras Hindu University (BHU)'s Bharat Kala Bhavan museum, and Dhamekh Stupa in Sarnath — an important Buddhist site. Finally, watch the evening aarti ceremony from the sunset boat cruise.

Highlight
• Private 15-hour tour of Varanasi with Ganges River cruise
• Take two cruises on the Ganges River, one at sunrise and one at sunset that includes the Ganga Aarti ceremony.
• Visit two Hindu temples, and a musuem on the Banaras Hindu University campus
• See Dhamekh Stupa, an important Buddhist site in Sarnath
• Includes private guide and vehicle, Ganges boat ride and hotel pickup and drop-off.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Varanasi, Varanasi, Varanasi District, Uttar Pradesh

5:30 AM - Pickup from Hotel/Airport/Train Station In Varanasi

After early morning pickup at 5:30 am from your hotel, take a sunrise boat ride on the sacred Ganges River. Witness morning rituals performed at the riverside.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi 221001 India

Kashi Vishvanath Temple is one of the most famous Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. The temple stands on the western bank of the holy river Ganga, and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, the holiest of Shiva temples.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005 India

Stop for breakfast (own expense), then head to Banaras Hindu University at 10am. Established in 1916, BHU is the largest university campus in Asia.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bharat Mata Temple, Vidyapith Road, Varanasi 221001 India

Bharat Mata Mandir is located on the Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith campus in Varanasi, India. Instead of traditional statues of gods and goddesses, this temple has a huge map of undivided India carved in marble. This temple is dedicated to Bharat Mata and claims to be the only one of its kind in the world

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sarnath Via-Anlabereni, Varanasi 759026 India

Sarnath is a place located 10 kilometres north-east of Varanasi near the confluence of the Ganges and the Varuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh, India. The deer park in Sarnath is where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma, and where the Buddhist Sangha came into existence through the enlightenment of Kondanna.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ganges River, Varanasi India

Varanasi is a city in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh dating to the 11th century B.C. Regarded as the spiritual capital of India, the city draws Hindu pilgrims who bathe in the Ganges River’s sacred waters and perform funeral rites. Along the city's winding streets are some 2,000 temples, including Kashi Vishwanath, the “Golden Temple,” dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Varanasi Junction railway station, maa surge balika intermediate collage, Railwayganj Colony, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221002, India

Your tour ends with return to your hotel around 8 pm.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Morning boat ride at Ganges river
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Pick up and drop from Varanasi hotel and Varanasi railway station.

Exclusions
  • Gratitutes to driver and guide
  • Entry/Admission - Banaras Hindu University
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Available for all travelers
  • 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 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
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
we pick up all travelers from from there desired location in Varanasi.

Airports

  • Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, CVX4+7Q2, Babatpur, Uttar Pradesh 221006, India



Departure Time

05:00 AM

Voucher info

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

Duration

15 hours

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

User's Reviews

samusa12345678

17 Jul, 2019

I had great Ganga aarti and temple visit in Varanasi . All arrangement done by Trek India tours specially Praveen thanks to him.

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