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Varanasi-city of Ganges, same day visit provided by The Great Indian Adventure

Varanasi-city of Ganges, same day visit

Varanasi-city of Ganges, same day visit
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About
A crumbling maze of a city that rises from the ghats (steps) on the western banks of the Ganges, Varanasi is in many senses the quintessential India. With an ancient history -- Mark Twain famously described it as "older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, and looks twice as old as all of them put together" -- it is also one of the most sacred cities in the world today. Kashi, or "City of Light, where the eternal light of Shiva intersects the earth," as Varanasi is seen by devotees, is the holiest of Indian pilgrimages, home of Shiva, where the devout come to wash away their sins. Earliest accounts of the city go back 8,000 years, and "the city of learning and burning," as it is affectionately referred to, has attracted pilgrims from time immemorial, not all of them Hindu -- even Buddha visited here in 500 B.C. after he achieved enlightenment, sharing his wisdom at nearby Sarnath.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5-6 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, Italian, French, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5-6 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English, Italian, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 127209P6
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
Air-conditioned vehicle • Private transportation • All Fees and Taxes • Service of English speaking local guide during the sightseeing • Monument entry fee at the sites • Boat ride at the river Ganges to see the historic ghats (sharing basis) • Evening Ganges aarti ceremony at the Dashashwamedh ghat • Entry/Admission - Sarnath • Entry/Admission - Bharat Kala Bhavan • Entry/Admission - Ramnagar Fort • Entry/Admission - Ganges River
Exclusions
Any other services like tipping, meals, beverages etc. • Any other services which are not mentioned in inclusion
Duration
5–6 hours
Departure details
Traveler pickup is offered.
We will pick you from your location in Varanasi (hotel/airport/ railway station or place of your choice) & after the sightseeing will drop you at the same place.
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Airports:
Varanasi Airport, Varanasi India
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Inclusions
Air-conditioned vehicle • Private transportation • All Fees and Taxes • Service of English speaking local guide during the sightseeing • Monument entry fee at the sites • Boat ride at the river Ganges to see the historic ghats (sharing basis) • Evening Ganges aarti ceremony at the Dashashwamedh ghat • Entry/Admission - Sarnath • Entry/Admission - Bharat Kala Bhavan • Entry/Admission - Ramnagar Fort • Entry/Admission - Ganges River
Exclusions
Any other services like tipping, meals, beverages etc. • Any other services which are not mentioned in inclusion
Departure details
Traveler pickup is offered.
We will pick you from your location in Varanasi (hotel/airport/ railway station or place of your choice) & after the sightseeing will drop you at the same place.
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Airports:
Varanasi Airport, Varanasi India
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
5–6 hours
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Near public transportation
Infants must sit on laps
Most travelers can participate
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Varanasi
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Kashi Vishwanath Temple
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    Dasaswamedh Ghat
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • 3
    Sarnath
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 4
    Bharat Kala Bhavan
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 5
    Ramnagar Fort
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 6
    Ganges River
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Varanasi
    Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
    See address & details
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Yuval Lion
New York City, NY5 contributions
Varanasi and Agra - fantastic trip planning and tour!
May 2019 • Solo
The Great Indian Adventure offered fantastic trip planning and tour services for my travels in Varanasi and Agra. My booking was very last minute, and they arranged everything in a matter of 2 days - hotel booking, train tickets, guided tours, etc..., that surpassed all expectations, for a great price! Highly recommended!!!
Written July 31, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
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Great tour, very well organised
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Amazing trip!
My wife and I travelled from Delhi to Agra (visited Taj Mahal), to Jaipur (visited Amber Fort and City Palace), to
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The True Spirit of India!
My family and I did the 12 day trip with the Great Indian Adventure through the "Golden Triangle" of India. Everyt
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UNBEATABLE!
If you want India- GIA is your way to go! A team full of hard working, prompt and dedicated members will be on hand
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Fabulous agency to book your lifetime trip
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Excellent visit to the Taj!
We hired a driver for the day to take us to the Taj. The driver was very nice and made a huge effort to make sure w
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