Varanasi is known to be India’s holiest city that has attracted devotees from all over the world. This city offers spell-binding religious vibes through its eye-catching religious rituals, customs, traditions and beliefs that have been practiced here since ages. This Varanasi Ganges tour includes this city's most popular highlights, and an exclusive visit to Sarnath where Lord Buddha offered his first lesson.
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On arrival at the airport, you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to your booked hotel. Rest for a while and later get driven to Kashi Vishwanath Temple which is a 18th century temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated on the western banks of the Holy River Ganga, this temple is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas that has been spread across the country. You will then proceed to visit Tulsi Temple where Tulsidas, a popular Indian poet wrote epic Ramacharitramanas in the 16th Century. Visit Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple that is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Later get ready to enjoy visually appealing Ganga Arti that is performed every day at the Dashashwamedh Ghat. It is truly a divine experience to witness the aarti where you will hear the sound of the bells, priests saying the Sanskrit mantras etc. Return back to your hotel by evening and overnight stay at Varanasi.
Begin your day with an exclusive morning boat ride on the River Ganges and witness the beautiful sunrise. After the boat ride, head to visit the various ghats which are famous in Varanasi. Learn about the journey of life as per the Hindu system and visit Dashashwamedh Ghat and Manikarna Ghat. Proceed to your hotel for breakfast and then continue your tour by heading to Sarnath which is a popular Buddhist site in India. You will be visiting some of the popular places like Ashoka Pillar, Dhamekha Stupa, Chaukhandi, Digambar Jain Temple and the monasteries that depict the Buddhist life. Later, return back to Varanasi for overnight stay
Munch in your delicious breakfast at the hotel and get driven to Varanasi airport for your onward journey.
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