Private Full-Day City Tour of Varanasi Including Boat Ride

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.

per adult from

$159

NZD

Duration

13 hours

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  • What's included :
    • 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
    What's excluded :
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities (recommended)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Railway Station, Varanasi cantonment, 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.

  • Departure Point :
    Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup from Hotel / Train Station in VaranasiAirports
    • Varanasi Airport, Varanasi India
    Departure Time :
    5:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • 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
    • 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
  • 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

15

Organised by Hire Taxi India

Activity ID: V-17646P54

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