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Trip Title:Varanasi City Tour
Start Date:2023-10-28 End Date:2023-10-28
Booked For:1 days,0 night
Varanasi City Tour
Varanasi City Tour
Varanasi is the capital city of Uttar Pradesh and can easily qualify as the cultural capital of India. It has a majestic history that has been revered worldwide and has attracted thinkers and the curious since time immemorial. Apart from its comprehensive and distinct religious history, the city has also been the seat of excellent silk trade and civilization. It is one of the oldest cities in the world because of several documentation of the cultures that have lived on the ghats of this vivid city, thus making it an exceptional choice for a one-day tour. The best way to visit the city is with our one-day Varanasi local sightseeing city tour by private cab. The city has an expansive history of great writers and is often believed to be the seat of the creation of several popular religions.
Varanasi City Tour
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India 221001
Vārānasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
28 Oct 2023,
28 Oct 2023, 08:00 PM
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A visit to the Ganges
Time - 07.00 AM
To begin your one-day Varanasi tour by car, you can take an early morning trip to the holy waters of the Ganges. A boat ride across the river as you watch the sunrise on the city horizon will be especially peaceful. As you wake up from your slumber, you can enjoy the spectacle of the brimming waters of the river as you catch a glimpse of the early morning rituals at the ghats. The holy ghats are always filled with enthusiasts and devotees and every morning, they participate in the necessary activities to accomplish the religious tasks they are here to fulfill. The ambiance is serene, and the waters seem endless as you consume the beautiful noises around the ghats.
Kashi Vishwanath Temple
Time - 11.00 AM
Kashi Vishwanath Pooja Timings: Mangala Aarti: 3:00 AM to 4:00 AM (Morning)
Bhoga Aarti: 11:15 AM to 12:20 AM (Day)
Sandhya Aarti: 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM (Evening)
Shringara Aarti: 9:00 PM to 10:15 PM (Night)
Shayana Aarti: 10:30 PM ti 11:00 PM (Night)
Dress Code for Sparsh Darshan : Men: Dhoti-Kurta
Situated on the western bank of the holy river Ganga in Varanasi, Kashi Vishwanath Temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas or temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. The main deity of Kashi Vishwanath Temple is Lord Shiva, also known as Vishwanatha or Vishweshwarar meaning 'the ruler of the universe'. The city of Varanasi, the cultural capital of India, is thus known as the city of Lord Shiva. The temple has 800 kg of gold plating on its tower. Cameras, mobile phones, and electronic devices are not allowed inside and must be deposited in lockers outside. Foreigners can enter from Gate number 2 where they can walk past the Indians waiting for their turn. There is also a well present within the temple complex called Jnana Vapi or wisdom well which only Hindus are allowed to enter.
Sankat Mochan Temple
Time - 12.00 AM
The Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple is situated by the River Assi and was built in the 1900s by the freedom fighter Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya. It is dedicated to Lord Rama and Hanuman. Varanasi is always related to Sankat Mochan Temple and is an essential part of this holy city. Every person visiting Varanasi visits this temple and pays their respects to Hanuman. The laddoo offered at this temple is essentially famous among the locals. While visiting Sankat Mochan be aware of the monkeys who throng the temple premises and tend to steal away the prasad. However, they are totally harmless if you let them be on their own.
Time - 02.00 PM
Sarnath is among the four holy Buddhist sites across the globe. It is located in the Varanasi district of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is the place where Gautama Buddha preached his first sermon and first taught the Four Noble Truths to his disciples. Sarnath is also known as Isipatana, which means ‘the place of holy water’. Sarnath is a popular pilgrimage and tourist destination in North India. The religious town offers a relaxing spiritual vibe and an insight into the origins of Buddhism. You can experience the rich culture and explore the Buddhist heritage on a one-day Varanasi local sightseeing tour by private car.
Banaras Hindu University
Time - 03.00 PM
Established by Madan Mohan Malviya in 1916, Banaras Hindu University is a 5.3 square kilometer campus in the city. It has about 30,000 students residing on the campus and is the largest residential university on the continent. The University has a long list of notable alumni and faculty. The Indo-Gothic architecture and the sprawling lawns add to the beauty of the place.
Ganga Aarti, Varanasi
Time - 05.00 AM
Ganga Aarti is an important ritual held on a grand scale every morning and evening on the banks of the holy Ganges. The priests perform the Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat. The entire Ghat gets illuminated with a divine light that can be felt strongly. The magnificent ritual involves huge brass lamps lit with oil and the priests chanting holy mantras that reverberate throughout the entire location.
Time - 07.00 AM
A bite of the most delicious and world-famous pan at Vishwanath Gali along with other famous Banarsi cuisines is the perfect way to end your day trip. Try some of the local street food and chat along with getting some sweets packed for your friends and family back home.
Also, check out the shops for traditional handicraft products such as saris. Buy the finest silk as the souvenir for your loved ones back home, take up some copies of the best of Tulsidas and Kabir Das, some of the greatest writers to have lived.
Varanasi and Sarnath can be enjoyed as a weeklong vacation. Although seen as an important pilgrimage attraction, many tourists visit India for the sake of enjoying Varanasi and Sarnath. This itinerary manages to pick up top and iconic attractions of Varanasi and Sarnath to provide a wholesome tour in just one day. The best time of the year to visit Varanasi is between October to March as the summer months can be brutally hot, ruining the fun of the visit. While Varanasi is an extremely crowded city with narrow streets and lanes, it will be easy to navigate through the place with our private cabs as they offer comfort and luxury. With our local professional drivers, you can be assured that you will be provided with the best possible experience.
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Travelers are requested to follow the given itinerary for 1 Day Varanasi Local Sightseeing tour package. Ideally this 1 day Varanasi city tour package can not be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places in Varanasi city tour, they can check the possibility of the same with the listed car rental companies and request for a custom quote.
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Please also note that if a particular Varanasi sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places. Please check the possibility of visiting an alternate place with a cab vendor before you book the tour.