Varanasi Tours

Varanasi, the holy city of India, is also known by the name of Kashi and Benaras. Kashi, the city of Moksha for Hindus since centuries, is known for its fine-quality silks, 'paan' and Benares Hindu University and Avimukta of the ancient days, Varanasi is the most popular pilgrimage point for the Hindus. One of the seven holiest cities, Varanasi city is also one the Shakti Peethas and one of the twelve Jyotir Linga sites in India. In Hinduism it is believed that those who die and are cremated here get an instant gateway to liberation from the cycle of births and re-births.

The Ganga Ghats (river front) are the most popular pilgrimage spot of Varanasi and are centers of music and learning. There is a great tradition of Yatras in the holy city of Kashi and the most sacred path is that of Panchkoshi Parikrama, the fifty-mile path with a radius of five miles that cover 108 shrines along the way, with Panchakoshi Temple as its main shrine. Other popular pilgrimage route is Nagara Pradakshina, which covers seventy-two shrines along the way. Since time immemorial Varanasi is a great center of learning. The holy city has been a symbol of spiritualism, philosophy and mysticism for thousands of years and has produced great saints and personalities like Guatama Buddha, Mahavira, Kabir, Tulsi Das, Shankaracharaya, Ramanuja and Patanjali.

Duration : 01 Nights / 02 Days
Destinations Covered : Varanasi

Day 01- Arrival at Varanasi

Upon arrival at Varanasi our representative will assist you to check in to the hotel, After relax in the hotel proceed some sightseeing and later in the evening proceed to attend the Ganges Arti,

Later in the evening attend splendid Ganges Worship Ceremony at Rajendra Prasad Ghats.
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Day 02- Varanasi Sightseeing

Varanasi – Delhi (By flight)

Early morning boat ride. Back to Hotel. Proceed for Varanasi sightseeing.

Excursion to Ghats: Viewing the Ghats from a boat on the Ganges, especially at sunrise, is an unforgettable experience! They offer a panoramic view of the various early morning activities – from ablution to work out – of a multitude of people, for whom the river is the be all and end all of life.

Temple Tour: The temples of Varanasi are as old as the city itself. The temples here evoke a huge sense of spirituality. There is a special aura of mystery around these temples and there deities, who can be felt only by firsthand experience. The city has countless number of temples, spread across the city.

SARNATH: located just 12 km from the Hindu holy city of Varanasi, is the site of the deer park where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma after his enlightenment. Sarnath is one of four holy Buddhist sites sanctioned by the Buddha himself for pilgrimage. The other three sites are: Lumbini (birth); Bodh Gaya (enlightenment); and Kushi Nagar.

Later in the evening proceed to Varanasi Airport to bard the flight for Delhi …
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