Varanasi or Kashi Tour
Duration: 3 Days
Itinerary At Glance:
Varanasi or Kashi is believed to be older than any history, older than any tradition, older even than legends and looks twice as old as all of them put together, said the famous American writer and traveller after visiting Varanasi in the late 19th century. Varanasi is among the oldest continuously lived cities in the world. Also famously known as Benares, Banaras, or Kashi, it is the sacred and Holy city for Hindus and Kashi is one of the holiest places in India and Kashi Vishwanath Temple here is one of the main Jyotirlinga. As per Hindus believe Kashi was estd by Lord Shiva and archeological findings have revealed that Vedic people lived here in the 11th or 12th century BCE. Parshva, the 23rd Jain Tirthankara is also supposed to have lived here around the 8th century BC. Gautama Buddha started Buddhism here, when he gave his first preaching at Sarnath, just 10 km away. In the 8th century, Adi Shankara declared Lord Shiva as the official deity of the city.
Varanasi continues to be an important centre of learning from ancient times and has always been centre for subjects like philosophy, yoga, Ayurveda, astrology, music and literature. The iconic first Sanskrit college of India was founded by the British in 1791 and Annie Besant estd the Central Hindu College here in 1898, which later became part of the famous Banaras Hindu University, set up in 1916. Varanasi is among the most visited tourists in India both by foreign and Indian travellers. To attract more tourism in Kashi govt of India is developing The Kashi Vishwanath Corridor which is like heritage walk from Vishwanath Temple to Varanasi Ghats.
Itinerary at Glance :-
Day 01:- Varanasi arrival and Local
On arrival at Oldest city of the world Varanasi meet and greet our representative at Varanasi International Airport or Varanasi Railway Station, Later do hotel check in and after a few hours of relaxation. This afternoon post lunch you will visit to Annapurna Devi, Manas Temple, Vishwanath Temple, Sankat Mochan, Durga Kund, Vishalakshi Devi and Birla Temple – Banaras Hindu University, later visit famous ghats of Varanasi:- Harishchandra, Manikarnakaa also popularly known as burning ghat (It is believed that a dead human's soul finds salvation, when cremated here, after spending some time here you will find yourself at completely different world), Dashashwamedh Ghat, May visit Nepali temple Varanasi it is build on similar pattern of Pashupati temple in Kathmandu etcetc. In the evening, Participate in the world famous Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat. After completion of places to visit in Varanasi or best itinerary for Varanasi tour, enjoy your overnight stay in Kashi post spiritual tour packages in india.
Day 02:- Varanasi (Morning boat ride)- Sarnath- Varanasi
Wake up Early this morning and go for Special Subah-e-Banaras or Varanasi Sunrise boat trip to witness how stunning ancient City of Kashi looks with first ray of sun and also see historical ghats of Varanasi. In the boat trip one can understand Tradition and Culture of Kashi, Uniqueness of Kashi, Why Kashi holds such an important place in Hinduism later return to hotel have your healthy breakfast and relax. Later in afternoon post lunch visit Sarnath is the place where Lord Buddha had preached his sermon/dharma to his first five disciples after attaining enlightenment in Bodh Gaya under sacred Bodhi Tree. In Sarnath visit holy Dhamek Stupa - most visited and known as the most important Buddhist shrine in the world. Later also visit museums, Thai temple, Main temple, these are places to visit in Sarnath. Later returned to the hotel to relax overnight in Varanasi.
Day 03:- Varanasi Dropping
Post tempting breakfast at hotel, pack your bag and baggage with a promise of coming back again to Kashi for Varanasi tour packages. Proceed to Varanasi Railway Station/Varanasi Airport with a lot of lifelong memories of Varanasi Travel Dairies, Kashi tour package, tour of places to visit in Varanasi. Reach on time to board your flight/train with a lot of sweet memories of your holidays.
- Accommodation On double/ Twin sharing in mentioned/similar hotels
- 2N Varanasi.
- Meal Plan Will Be On Cpai (Room + Breakfast ).
- All transfer in By Air Conditioned Private car.
- All sightseeing As Per The Itinerary
- Morning boat ride in Varanasi
- Airport Pick -up & Drop
- All Parkings,Toll
- Inter State Taxes
- Driver Allowance
- All Hotel Taxes
- 500ml packaged water daily per person
- Package cost as per 02 person travelling together
- Website costing as per standard hotels, email us for upgraded hotels packages
For Solo Traveler Paid extra 99 USD Extra
- Meals Not Mentioned In The Itinerary
- Entry Fees To Monuments And Palaces.
- Anything Not Mentioned In The Inclusions.
- Porterage At Hotels And Airports, Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Liquors, Wine, Etc.
- All Items Of Personal Nature.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusion part
- Any Cost Arising Due To Natural Calamities Like Landslides, Roadblocks, Etc.
- Any Increase In Taxes Or Fuel Leading To An Increase In Surface Transport.
- Mandatory X- Mas / New Year Eve Supplementary Charges , That Should Be Paid By The Guest Directly To The Hotels Concerned..
Hotel will be same or Similar Category hotel depends on availability
**All tours are organised and managed by government authorised travel agency and guides. Ghum India Ghum is registered with Government of Delhi(India) under act 1932 no. 9 and Also registered under Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India & Tourism Department of India.