Travelers short on time in Varanasi will get benefit from many highlights all rolled into one day tour St. art the day with a Hand Rowing Boat tour get best experience to see the morning rituals on the River Banks tour winding Lanes and Temples of the Town Sarnath Place of Buddhist without getting lost by going with well experienced a Guide End the Day at the impressive evening worship ceremony
- Morning Hand Rowing Boat Ride Ghat and Cremation
- Visit the Temple of Varanasi
- Birth place of Buddhist Religion called Sarnath
- Stroll the market in Varanasi
- Witness Ganga Aarti from Rooftop sitting Place best place to attain the Aarti ceremony
Morning Boat Ride
Early Morning get picked up from your hotel in Varanasi, proceed to Morning boat ride on the Ganges river at the time of sunrise from the main Ghats as called Dashaswamedh Ghat to upstream Harishchandra ghat.
And downstream upto Manikanika ghat are the most magnificent ride that takes you across heritage of Varanasi boat ride start when the sun is about to comes up the skyline this is the main attraction of Varanasi.
But before that you will see other activity at Dashaswamedh Ghat. Very lively atmosphere of the Dashaswamedh ghat makes it one of the best places to visit in India this tourist attraction is a very admirable and unforgettable hodgepodges of flower sellers boat operators hawkers rides along the Ganges river and very fascinated sadhu (holy man) With face and body paint the tourist spend minutes or hour after that seeing sunrise with private hand rowing boat. With best experience do With guide by boat you will see many Ghat places and see many thing unique in a very short period of time by this amazing boat ride to see how Locals wake up and start enjoy with sunrise see worship rituals bathing see people do yoga meditation see rays touch the water reflection of water feel very piece of mind life start with the sunrise then you see place end of life as world talking about that place called Manikanika ghat
Where believed to offer salvation where breaking the cycle of life
Librated from the cycle of rebirth then you see the lane like heritage walk around ten to fifteen minute then get car from Godowlia parking back to hotel for breakfast
Sarnath very peaceful place
After Breakfast you will proceed to the Sarnath where Lord Gautama Buddha gave his first sermon to his five disciples. Sarnath is memory of great person who was born like us like you who is figure of compassion of piece who is an ideal of his preaching who was never show weapon in his hand and world cherish him as god at the Sarnath.
Normally people know Varanasi is very sacred for Hindu but it is sacred place of Buddhism as well Buddhist pilgrims visit once in their life as well at this place.
At Sarnath you will visit the temples ruins and archological museum where treasured valuable findings from excavation of ruins, there is unique and antique piece of the world called our national emblem four lion statue and other statues at premises of ruins see stupas votive Dharamrajika and Dhamekh stupa where Buddha taught his first speech it is main attraction of this place see two monasteries vihar nd chaitya then visit the main temple called mulgandhakutivihara built by Anagarika dharmapala from Sri lanka in 1931 and visit the boddhi tree which is belong to original banyan tree planted in Bodhgaya. then visit Thai temple where you see tallest statue of Buddha 80ft.9 inch height built by prime minister of Thai in 2011 Later proceed For city tour or lunch.
Temple Tour (City Tour )
City tour called as temple tour there are more than thousand of Hindu temple in the old part of city almost every house there i.e. one or two temple is not easy to count how many are temple n Varanasi that is why called City of Temples, but we will visit three prominent temples and one century old University called Banaras Hindu University built in 1916 by Bharat Ratna Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya before independence of India at the university is a temple dedicated to lord Shiva called vishwanath temple beautiful architecture in Nagara shape
Then proceed to very ancient and very energetic red color Durga temple called as monkey temple as well there is kund(pond) later go to mother India temple it shows fine quality of an art is relief map of India built in 1936 inauguration by Mahatama Gandhi who is our Father of Nation then proceed to Muslim area over there visit to Taana Baana The handloom weavers Saree, bedsheet scarf made by silk thread get real experience to see typical artistic Saree Weavers and return back to hotel get free time to relax or before back to hotel you shell have lunch depend upon you
Evening Aarti in Varanasi or kashi
Varanasi evening prayer (pooja) ceremony called Aarti ceremony Which is mainly an event well organized every day after the sunset It is the way of worship To tell thanks to the river Ganges along with all. The god and gods as well. Normally a Hindu worship do personally and privately But the Ganga Aarti ceremony is done on the river bank of Ganges. Publically and openly for everyone therefore attracts thousands of people daily to witness it the Hindu ritual of saving thanks is very unique and reality. It is started few years ago but rapidly famous to the world. Making importance attend the ceremony by people This prayer ceremony it takes for 45 minutes very engaging The biggest and famous Aarti ceremony are held at Dasswamedh ghat everyday the ceremony takes place on steps at the edge or strand of the ghat the Prayer performed by 7 young priests in bright vermillion sarong dress Perform a synchronized Aarti they starts with Vedic hymns mantras As holy chants resound in the air they blow a conch shell Then smoke of incense stick for aromatic fragrance sandalwood powder for purity of climate multiple Oil lamp for full fill the light of knowledge then burn the camphor to kill all germs of air and kill all the negative an energy with simultaneously ringing the prayer bell As soon the Aarti comes to over then priest pours the water in the ganges and chant prayers. The flame acquires the power of god pilgrims then pass their down-turned hands over the flame and raise their palms to their forehead the blessing of god The marks an end
Best way to see this evening prayer (Aarti) ceremony is from the roof top that is why we reserve a chair for our every guest which enables them capture the best view of this grand prayer from roof top get best view no disturbance by hawkers no obstacle to get good photo and feel very energetic ceremony while chanting mantras.
Your Tour Include
- Pick Up & Drop with Sightseeing as per above itinerary by Air conditioned Car
- English speaking Guide Driver.
- Entrance Fee in Sarnath.
- Boat Ride in Varanasi .
- Mineral Water.
- English Speaking Guide
- All type of Taxes.
Your Tour Exclude
- Personal Expenses.
Terms & Conditions
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. The rates give below may change in case of change transport rates or Government taxes.