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Varanasi Short Stay

  • Duration
    3 days
  • Tour Type
    Short Stay
  • Tour Style
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Journey to the holy city of Varanasi for a spiritual experience including a cruise along the River Ganges and the chance to witness a sacred puja ceremony to Ganga Aarti.

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    X A reasonable level of fitness is required but it's more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You'll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps. Download the detailed tour dossier for details of your chosen tour. Learn More
    Walking, some steps and time on your feet
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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Upon arrival into Varanasi, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Later this evening, take a rickshaw ride through the streets of Varanasi to the ghats of the River Ganges to witness the Pooja ceremony of Ganga Aarti (a prayer ceremony).

  • Day 2

    Rise early this morning to commence your cruise on the River Ganges to view the Ghats at sunrise when they are abuzz with activity. As you cruise along the river you will have an ideal vantage point. Afterwards, we drive through the largest residential university of Asia, Banaras Hindu University. This afternoon, you will visit the Buddhist sites at Sarnath. It is the fabled place where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon to his disciples expounding the principles of Buddhism. (B,L)

  • Day 3

    This morning after check-out, you will be met and transferred to the airport to board your onward flight. (B)

City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Varanasi
  • 16°c
  • 19mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Varanasi
  • 19°c
  • 18mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
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  • 24°c
  • 8mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
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  • 30°c
  • 6mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Varanasi
  • 33°c
  • 10mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Varanasi
  • 33°c
  • 107mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Varanasi
  • 30°c
  • 309mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Varanasi
  • 29°c
  • 288mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Varanasi
  • 29°c
  • 245mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
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  • 27°c
  • 32mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Varanasi
  • 22°c
  • 9mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Varanasi
  • 17°c
  • 5mm

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