City tour of Varanasi by a Vande Bharat train

With this unique guided 2 day tour of Varanasi from Delhi you get an opportunity to get immersed in the local customs and traditions of one of the world's oldest living cities. We will take you through the Sunrise and sunset boat rides on the Ganga River, tour Hindu and Buddhist sites. A professional local guide will help you to get the in-depth experience of the culture, that you may not discover on your own.
-Convenient private AC vehicle throughout the tour.
-All entrance fees and train passes included.
-Private evening and morning boat rides to witness prayer ceremonies and tour to Sarnath with local Guide.
-Explore the local areas and streets on foot.
-Visit pilgrim's stones and Ganga Ghats.

per adult from

$288

NZD

Duration

2 days

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  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Bottled water
    • Beverages
    • Professional art historian guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
    • Private tour
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Boat transport for the sight-seen
    • Train boarding passes
    • Entry/Admission - Ganga River Bank
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Any meals
    • Accomodation
    • Personal expense, shopping etc.

  • Day 1: Day-1- Nature walk in the Old streets of Holy city Varanasi

    Stop At: Varanasi Junction railway station, maa surge balika intermediate collage, Railwayganj Colony, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221002, India
    Day-1- Nature walk in the Old streets of Holy city Varanasi
    This tour is filled with surprises and deep insights of Varanasi city and along visits to well known Kashi Vishwanath temple.other places on the way to Ganga Ghats (River Banks) to experience evening Aarti ceremony ( Also known as Arati), a Hindu ritual.

    As this tour offers you the journey in Vande Bharat train, After boarding the train (On your own from New Delhi Station) it will take you approx 8 Hr to reach Varanasi city. After reaching the Varanasi station at 2 pm, After a long journey, you can opt to take a little break in your hotel after checking in there. Later you can start off your tour by walking around and observing evening Aarti on the banks of the holy river Ganga.You will be guided through the old streets, temples of northern Ghats where you find some very old and unlike rituals, which will be a totally different experience for you. After the evening Aarti Ceremony, you can come back and relax at your Hotel.
    Duration: 12 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Day-2- Sunrise on the Banks of River Ganga and Sarnath visit.

    Stop At: Ganga River Bank, Ghats of varanasi, Ghasi Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001, India
    After waking up little early to witness view of its own kind and you start your day on the Banks of River Ganga with a sunrise boat ride. It will start from Dashashwamedh Ghat and end on the Marikarnika Ghat. This is the most splendid way to take you through the heritage of Varanasi and it will be done on the perfect time, when sun is about to come up and spread its ray across the globe. An astonishing experience where it seems like the sun has spread its orange colour across the river to welcome you in the oldest city. There you will see some more Indian rituals. Then after having your breakfast you can check out from the Hotel. Then we will take you to the Mother India Temple, Monkey temple, etc. We will wind up your magnificent tour with a visit to Sarnath (closed on Fridays). There you will see Deer park, Budhha Temple, Archaeological Museum, and Sarnath ruins. At an ideal time, you will be taken back to the Varanasi station (1 PM) to catch your Vande Bharat train back to Delhi.
    Duration: 12 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 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
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • 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.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

5

Organised by Padma Holidays

Activity ID: V-89110P78

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