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.
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).
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)
This morning after check-out, you will be met and transferred to the airport to board your onward flight. (B)
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There are no dedicated Solo departures for this year. You can enjoy any of our tours with no Single Supplement on our Happy to Share option or explore the solo departures in other years.