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Weekend Itinerary to Varanasi

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Weekend Itinerary to Varanasi

Hi all forum users and destination experts, please have a look at the weekend itinerary I have in mind, all suggestions will be appreciated!

1 Mar, Saturday

Mumbai -> Varanasi (0830 -> 1035)

Check in to Hotel

Post Lunch

Benares Hindu University, Sankatmochan & other temples.

Early evening - watch Ganga Aarti (7pm) at Dashashwamedh Ghat.

Price for boat ride Rs 100 Brown Bread Bakery

Light a lotus flower candle Rs 10

2 Mar, Sunday

Early morning 6:30 - 7am - Trip south from Dashashwamedh Ghat to Harishchandra Ghat and back to watch the river bath in mellow light as pilgrims come to perform puja.

After breakfast set out for

Sarnath -The Dhamekha stupa and other imposing structures adorn this holy site where Buddha first preached his message

Ramnagar -



Varanasi -> Delhi (1625 -> 1750)

Delhi -> Mumbai 1900 -> 2105)

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1. Re: Weekend Itinerary to Varanasi

The itinerary seems okay.

Edited: 1:19 am, February 09, 2014
Jaipur, India
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2. Re: Weekend Itinerary to Varanasi

The itinerary seems ok , you can also include the deer park in the tour program.

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3. Re: Weekend Itinerary to Varanasi

For Ganga Aarti ...

Suggest take a boat from Assi Ghat...and travel to Dashaswamegh Ghat. The ride is pleasurable and Ganga Aarti can be better enjoyed from a chartered boat.

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4. Re: Weekend Itinerary to Varanasi

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