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Varanasi Cultural and Heritage Tour - A Guided Walk Tour

If you wish to explore India through small lanes, barely accessible to vehicles, on foot and explore more about Hinduism, Varanasi is the perfect city to go. Varanasi is one of Hinduism's seven Holy cities and also, is the oldest living city in the World. It is believed that if you die here, you will get Moksha and will be liberated from the cycle of life and death.

At every turn of this city, you can find one temple and on this tour, we would take you to some of the temples and other attractions that tourists love to visit. With this tour, you would be able to explore Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Shri Samrajeswar Pashupatinath Mahadev Mandir, Manikarnika Ghat, and Jantar Mantar. This is not it, this walking tour will allow you to move through the unexplored lanes of the city and adore centuries-old buildings, some other beautiful temples, and ghats located on the banks of River Ganga.

Tour Timings: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Children below 3 years need not be registered.

per adult from

$12

NZD

Duration

3 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Highly trained and friendly Storyteller/ Guide who can speak English & Hindi
    • Great local tips and recommendations to save money and to explore the best of the city
    • Access to hidden lanes and places
    • Great conversations and interesting stories
    What's excluded :
    • Entry/Admission - Jantar Mantar
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi 221001 India

    One of the most famous temples of Varanasi, Kashi Vishwanath is dedicated to Lord Shiva. One of the twelve Jyotirlingas(holiest temples of Lord Shiva), this temple is situated on the banks of River Ganga. This temple is also named Kashi Vishwanath Temple as Varanasi was named Kashi during ancient times.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Nepali Temple (Kathwala Temple), Lalita Ghat,, Varanasi India

    Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Nepali Temple has great importance for Hindus. This temple is also named Shri Samrajeswar Pashupatinath Mahadev Mandir, Kanthwala Mandir, and Mini Khajuraho. Taking three decades to be completed, the temple is made up of terracotta, stone, and wood.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Manikarnika Ghat, Ghasi Tola Road, Varanasi 221001 India

    Situated alongside River Ganga, Manikarnika Ghat is one of the sacred ghats in India. In Hinduism, death is considered to be the gateway to another life as a result of one's Karma and believed that when cremated here they attain Moksha and break the cycle of rebirth.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Jantar Mantar, Near Dasashwamedha Ghat, Varanasi India

    Jantar Mantar in Varanasi was built in 1737 by Maharaja Jai Singh II of the Kingdom of Amber(Later called Jaipur, Capital City of Rajasthan). Maharaja built five such observatories, and Varanasi has one of them. It was built with a purpose to observe the sun, stars and other planets and know the local time and times of eclipses.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Hotel Ganges Grand, Front Of Marwari Hospital Building, D-37/47 Godowlia Crossing, Dashashwamedh Ghat Rd, Harha, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001, India
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Lolark Kund, Shivala, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 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.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Thrillophilia

Activity ID: V-106330P465

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