Take a tour to the holiest city of India, Varanasi and Sarnath. Varanasi is also known as Banaras or Kashi. It is a city on the banks of the river Ganges in Uttar Pradesh. A major religious hub in India, it is the holiest of the seven sacred cities (Sapta Puri) in Hinduism and Jainism, and played an important role in the development of Buddhism and Ravidassia. Varanasi is the spiritual capital of India. It is considered an auspicious place to die, as it is believed to grant moksha or liberation from the cycle of life and death.
While, Sarnath is a significant pilgrim spot for the Buddhists, as it has marks of the legend, King Ashoka and 17th century Ramnagar Fort and museum. You will explore these two cities and get a step closer to peace and soul consciousness. You can get a detailed view of the journey below.
Upon arrivals at Varanasi Airport/Railway Station, our representatives will meet & greet you. Later Transfer to your pre booked hotel and check-in.
After refreshment, in the evening experience the Ganga Aarti, it refers to the songs sung to praise the deity by offering the lamps. Hindus in India worship the river Ganges as goddess. Every evening in Varanasi, aarti is performed at Dashashwamedh Ghat. We can watch it from the ghat or from the waterside in a boat. It is a beautiful, resonant, and majestic spectacle with a very precise choreography involving rituals performed by several priests with the sound of bells, drums, cymbals, and sanskrit mantras & lamp; boating (Direct Payment) on the river Ganga. After aarti back to the hotel and overnight stay at Varanasi.
In morning at 05 AM, visit Old Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Annapurna Temple, Vishalakshi Temple and Kal Bhairav Temple, then back to hotel.
After breakfast proceeds for the Temple Tour, visit New Kashi Vishwanath Temple (BHU) also known as Birla Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple, Durga Temple and Tulsi Manas Mandir.
Post temple tour take an Excursion to Buddhist Town Sarnath- Buddha came to Sarnath to preach his message of the middle way to nirvana after he achieved Enlightenment at Bodhgaya, and gave his famous First Sermon at the Deer Park here in Isipatana. It contains the most impressive remains as well as a Modern Temple; visit the Mulagandhakuti Vihara, Sarnath Museum, Chaukhandi Stupa, Dhamekh Stupa, Dharmarajika Stupa and Monastery. After sightseeing back to the hotel and overnight stay at Varanasi.
Early morning at 5AM go for Walking Tour at Ghats to see Sun Rise also called the Subah-E-Banaras tour means the mornings of Banaras. The old Buildings, Ashrams & Places along the river side look as colorful as rainbow when the sun light hits them. People taking bath, performing rituals, worshiping to the Sun, it all happens in the Subah-e-Banaras. We start the Boat from Assi Ghat & go all the way to Manikarnika Ghat (The Biggest Cremation Ground of Banaras) and back to Assi Ghat. This Boat Tour is Combination of a Boat Ride (Direct Payment) & Walking Tour of the Southern Part of the Old City to explore the cultural diversity of Varanasi. Then back to the hotel.
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and you will be drop at Varanasi Airport/Railway Station for Your Return/Onward Journey.
Tour end with Sweet Memories…!!!