Varanasi Independent Adventure

Resort: Varanasi Independent Adventure
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: India
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Over View

A perfect add-on to any trip to India, explore the mystical and holy Hindu city of Varanasi. Take a memorable sunset and sunrise boat trip down the Ganges River and be enthralled by the thousands of devotees who come to the banks of the river to absolve themselves of their sins. Witness the bathing ghats and centuries-old temples, and explore the narrow winding lanes in search of exquisite silks, brassware, and stunning saris. Also visit Sarnath, known as the birthplace of Buddhism and the site of the enlightened Buddhas first sermon.

Itineraries

Day 1
Varanasi

Arrive in Varanasi at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2
Varanasi

Take a private city tour of one of the world’s oldest cities and one of Hinduism’s holiest sites; Varanasi is a fantastic spectacle of colours and pilgrim ceremonies. Later, take a sunset boat trip along the Ganges River where thousands of devotees perform holy rituals, hoping to attain eternal salvation. Witness the sunset prayers on the banks of the river.

Day 3
Varanasi

Get up early for a sunrise boat ride along the Ganges and observe the dawn rituals of bathing and burial. In the afternoon take an excursion to Sarnath, where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon.

Day 4
Varanasi

Depart at any time.

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