Touted as the cultural capital of India, Varanasi is a picturesque city located on the western banks of Ganga river. Its beauty and significance increases manifold by the fact that, it has carried the legacy of Indian tradition and culture for centuries and passed it on the following generations. The city oozes with spiritualism and philosophy and embraces a fine blend of religions like Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. Besides the Hindu temples, ashrams, ghats, Buddhist Stupas and Jain Temples, the pure mysticism of river Ganga adds to the spiritual aura wrapping this city.
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05:00 to 07:00 AM .
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tour.what_included Transfer and sightseeing by Private air condition Car. Both way Arrival and Departure Service in Delhi. One Night Hotel accommodations in good 3 Star hotels. Services of English speaking local tour guide for 2 days. Boat ride in Ganges. Evening Ganga Aarti Excursion All taxes and service charge. Breakfast Bottled water Food and drinks, unless specified Gratuities Transportation to/from attractions Camera fee at monuments Expense arising out of unexpected circumstances like natural calamities, flight cancellation or delay. tour.what_expect
Day 1- Early Morning between 05:00 –7:00 AM you will be Pick up from Delhi Hotel and drop to Delhi airport and board in Varanasi Flight, on arrival in Varanasi You'll be picked up and transferred to hotel. After check-in and taking some relaxation, you will be taken on drive to visit Sarnath, the “UNESCO World Heritage site”.Sarnath:Hailed as one of the holiest Buddhist places, Sarnath is a sacred place considered for attainment for enlightenment. It is the place where Gautama Buddha after attaining spiritual enlightenment, delivered his first sermons and claimed the place as an important pilgrimage site for his followers.
Here first you'll visit Chaukhandi Stupa, which is an elevated structure surrounded by octagonal tower. It's the gateway to Sarnath and is adorned by lush green lawns that embrace it from all sides. Then comes, Dhamek Stupa, a remarkable structure built of stone and brick. This cylindrical pillar is engraved with delicate floral carvings of Gupta origin. After this you'll visit Mulagandha Kuti Vihar, a temple speaking of modernity. This structure encases unrivaled frescoes by a Japnese painter and is a rich repository of Buddhist literature.
In the evening you will be taken to visit Sarnath Museum. This is an expansive museum that houses the finest specimens of Buddhist art and culture. It treasures an abundance of sculptures including Buddha and Bodhisattva images.After touring around Sarnath, chauffeur will drive you back In the evening, you will get to witness the ritualistic rites held every evening on the banks of Ganges. After Ganges Arti chauffeur will drive you back to hotel. And retire for the night.
Day 2 - Early morning first you'll be taken on boat excursion on the holy river Ganges. During this trip you will get to see the bathing ghats and cremation site.as you watch people taking holy dips in Ganges and executing the worshiping rituals on the ghats, you will feel overwhelmed with the oozing spirituality. It will lead you gain deeper insight into your existence in this universe.after Ganges boat trip, you will be driven back to hotel. After savoring delectable breakfast, chauffeur will take you around Varanasi to visit what you didn't on previous day.This day you will visit famous Temples, after temple visit Banaras Hindu University, , Bharat Kala bhavan and many other marvelous holy structures. The beauty of these temples are characterized by their uniqueness and a distinct appeal. Albeit some of them are worn out and are mere ruins, you can easily see the diversity and an acute fineness in craftsmanship.
After Tour Chauffeur will transfer to Varanasi airport and Board in Delhi Flight, on arrival Delhi meet with our driver and drop to Delhi Hotel.