Private Full-Day City Tour of Varanasi Including Boat Ride

Private Full-Day City Tour of Varanasi Including Boat Ride
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Enjoy this day tour of Varanasi the City of Varanasi full of history, visit the Sarnath, the city where the Lord Buddha gave his first sermon, and witness the Aarti ceremony at the Ghats of the city. You'll start from boat ride in Morning in Varanasi, you'll tour such locations as Sarnath, Bharat Mata Temple, and the Ganges river Aarti ceremony in Evening.
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In Brief

Location:
Varanasi, India
Country:
India
Duration:
13 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Romantic experience, perfect for couples
All entrance fees included
All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
Buffet lunch included
Vegetarian meal option available
Private guide for a more personalized experience
Overview
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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Railway Station, Varanasi Cantt, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221002, India

5am Pickup in the early morning, you'll leave for a 2-hour boat ride on the Ganges to see the bathing Ghats (or steps from a river bank) & cremation sites. Sunrise on the riverfront, as seen from a boat, can be a spiritually uplifting sight.

After breakfast, you'll tour Sarnath, a very important pilgrimage centre for Buddhists, because this is where the Buddha preached his first sermon after achieving enlightenment. Sarnath's temples and the accompanying archaeological museum are full of Buddhist art and treasures.

After lunch, you'll visit the Bharat Mata temple which has a huge relief map of India carved into marble. After that, you'll visit Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas Mandir, and have an evening rickshaw (tricycle) ride passing through the busy streets and bazaars of Varanasi.

En evening arrive at the holy river Ganges, where you can witness the traditional ceremonies amidst hundreds of lighted candles and flower offerings.

Inclusions

  • All Transfers/Sightseeing’s by air conditioned private vehicle
  • Rickshaw (Tricycle) ride in the local bazaar of Varanasi
  • Morning boat ride in holy river Ganges
  • Professional private tour guide
  • Monument entrance fees
  • Buffet Lunch

Exclusions

  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Departure Time

5:00 AM

Departure Point

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup from Hotel / Train Station in Varanasi

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Booking Information

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

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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In Brief

Location:
Varanasi, India
Country:
India
Duration:
13 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Romantic experience, perfect for couples
All entrance fees included
All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
Buffet lunch included
Vegetarian meal option available
Private guide for a more personalized experience