3 Hours Sunrise Walking Tour in Assi Ghat with Boat Ride
The best moment to experience Varanasi is at sunrise! Witnessing the city waking up and starting the day with the religious rituals on the river and the immersion of devotees can truly be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. We are going to take you on a journey through a few of the daily rituals connected to the Ganga: we will follow the river’s flow and will stop at some significant places to fully enjoy the spiritual life of the city.
Get up at the crack of dawn with us for this amazing boat journey. As the sun rises you will see those who flock to the riverside for morning worship. Along the way you will hear about the interesting history of the Ghats and their patronage by the Maharajas who built them. The adventure ends with a short walking tour around a hidden sun temple.
After this beautiful sunrise boat ride you will be dropped back to Assi Ghat from where you were picked up. If you wish to arrange a pick up or drop from hotel, you can ask in advance.
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What's included :
- Services of English speaking guide
- Boat Ride in River Ganga
- Entry/Admission - Ganges River
What's excluded :
- Private transportation
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Assi Ghat, Sdkfjl, Varanasi 221005 India
Welcome to one of the most sacred places for Hindusim, Assi Ghat is the southernmost Ghat in Varanasi, situated at the assemblage of Ganges and Assi rivers. The ghat is a sacred place as pilgrims offer prayers to a huge shivalingam placed under a peepal tree after bathing in the river.
Legend also states that the famous Indian poet saint, Tulsi Das had written the popular epic the Ramcharitmanas on the banks of Assi Ghat.
It is believed that Goddess Durga, after killing the asuras, Shumbha-Nishumbha, had thrown her sword at a place, which resulted in the origin of a huge stream, known as Assi River.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Ganges River, Varanasi India
River Ganga apart from being the largest river in India is an Iconic religious symbol for Hindus. It is believed, one can wash off all their sins by taking a dip in the river. In your visit, you would be delighted to see various religious & culture ceremonies on the bank of the river at the sunrise. Go on a mesmerizing boat ride in Ganga and explore a different side of India which you might have heard off.
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :Assi ghat, Shivala, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005, India
Departure Time :6:00 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.