Everything is too divine and spiritual in the city of Varanasi – the hallowed Ganga river, the Temples, and many other religious and cultural implications. According to the Hindu beliefs if you die on the land of Varanasi you will secure the exemption from the loop of birth and rebirth. This Varanasi tour with Sarnath gives you an opportunity to ferret out the sacred place of Buddha in Sarnath along with a morning boat ride, city tour, and Ganga Aarti in Varanasi.
- Explore the sacred place of Buddha in Sarnath
- Enjoy an early morning boat ride in Ganga
- Perceive the aura of Ganga Aarti in the evening
- Discover the noted temples of Varanasi
Day 1 – Varanasi-Sarnath-Varanasi
The Varanasi tour starts with a meet and greet at the Varanasi Airport/Railway Station followed by transfer to the hotel. After check-in formalities relax for some time and later drive towards the Sarnath [Sarnath closed on Friday].
Sarnath is a sacred place where Buddha preached his first sermon after attaining enlightenment
in Bodh Gaya. With many places to visit in Sarnath, the tourist sites include Buddha statues, Stupas, and the Archeological Museum that exhibits the art and culture of ancient time. After touring Sarnath, our driver will drop you to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 - Varanasi
In the early morning around 5:30-6:00 AM, you will be picked up for the boat ride on the Ganga River. The morning air is filled with the aroma of sandalwood and jasmine flowers as the ghats brim with activity. While you cruise through the river the whole scene on the ghats with the early morning rituals will invoke spirituality in you. Also, take a glimpse of the cremation ceremony performed in the ghat, which is considered the most auspicious place for Hindus to release from the cycle of rebirth. After that, we will drop you back to the hotel for breakfast. Subsequently, proceed for the Varanasi city tour and stop by some noted temple, i.e. Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple, and Bharat Mata temple. Afterward, we will drive you to the Banaras Hindu University and Kala Bhavan. Then later in the evening, be a part of glorifying Ganga Aarti held every day on the bank of the river Ganga. Thereafter, our chauffeur will drive you back to the hotel for overnight.
Day 3 – Varanasi - Airport
After enjoying a delicious morning breakfast at the hotel, complete your checkout formalities. Then transfer in an air condition car to the Railway Station/Airport as per your schedule.
- Transfer and sightseeing by private air condition Car.
- 2 Nights hotel accommodations in 3-4 star category hotels
- Services of English speaking local tour guide for 2 days.
- Daily breakfast at the hotel.
- Entry fees of all Temples and Sarnath.
- Boat ride in the Ganges.
- All taxes and service charge.
- Air/ train fare.
- Camera fee at monuments.
- Expense arising out of unexpected circumstances like natural calamities, flight cancellation or delay.
Payment & Cancellation Policy
- 30 days prior commencement of tour, No cancellation charges.
- 29-10 days prior commencement of tour, 25% of travel cost.
- 09 days prior commencement of tour, 50% of travel cost.
- Less than 09 days prior commencement of tour, No Refund.
Note - New Year & X’Ms Gala Dinner Surcharge will be applicable. If your dates during this time you need to pay a surcharge directly to the Hotel. Hotel accommodations will be in Good 3-4 Star Hotels.
Best 2 days in IndiaNovember 03 2019
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Enjoyed to the coreNovember 03 2019
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3rd tour with IndiatorNovember 02 2019
We booked a tour to Varanasi from Indiator and got a chance to witness the beauty of River Ganga, holy ghats, and Sarnath that is located close by. It was such an amazing trip all together and the credit goes to Indiato
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Such a beautiful countryNovember 02 2019
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Exciting and super funNovember 01 2019
The curiosity to explore Indian religion was always there in me. So I started with a trip to Varanasi. The tour was arranged by Indiator and I got to see the best of Varanasi
Calming and niceAugust 13 2019
It was a divine experience. Varanasi is such a soothing place. Very well suited for people who love meditating and like to experience different cultures, like me. I didn’t feel like leaving because the people make you feel at home and are very sweet and hospitable. Indiator did a good job with this tour. I am impressed.
A delightful experience with IndiatorMay 09 2018
I recently visited Varanasi, the land of poets. The divineness of the place had a great impact on me. The boat ride across the Ganga river was a memorable experience. Along with the place, I really liked the well-organized approach of Indiator that helped me to enjoy a carefree stay in Varanasi.
mesmerizing sunrise from boatMay 01 2018
It was moment to capture watching the sun rise from the boat on river Ganges. The aarti was soulful with hyms enchanting by priests and sweet-scented air all around. A spiritual experience.
The best tour we had booked so farApril 10 2018
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