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Discovering Varanasi: A Journey Through India’s Spiritual Heart

5 Days


Varanasi, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, holds a special place in the hearts of millions of Hindus as the spiritual capital of India. Situated on the banks of the sacred River Ganges in the state of Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi, also known as Kashi or Benares, is a city steeped in tradition, spirituality, and cultural richness. Join us on a journey through the labyrinthine lanes, ancient temples, and ghats (riverfront steps) of Varanasi, as we explore its timeless charm and profound spiritual significance.

Varanasi, with its timeless traditions, spiritual fervor, and mystical allure, offers a profound and unforgettable experience for travelers seeking to connect with India’s rich cultural heritage and spiritual legacy.


  • Vitness most famous Ganga Aarti at Dasaswamedh Ghat
  • Trip to Boat Ride on the Ganges
  • Visit Temples and Spiritual Sites
  • Spiritual Evening Aarti at Assi Ghat
  • Walk Through the Old City


Arrive in Varanasi and check into your hotel or accommodation. Freshen up and have breakfast. Visit the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, one of the holiest Hindu shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva. Explore the bustling streets and markets of Varanasi's old city, such as Vishwanath Gali and Godowlia Chowk. Experience the mesmerizing Ganga Aarti ceremony at Dasaswamedh Ghat, where priests perform rituals with fire, incense, and lamps, accompanied by chanting and devotional music.

Start your day with a serene sunrise boat ride along the Ganges, witnessing the rituals and activities along the riverbanks. Visit the Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, Durga Temple, and Tulsi Manas Temple. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, savoring traditional Benarasi cuisine. Visit the Bharat Mata Temple, dedicated to Mother India, and the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) campus. Relax and unwind at your hotel or take a leisurely stroll along the ghats.

Take a day trip to Sarnath, located just outside Varanasi, to explore the Buddhist pilgrimage site where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Visit the Dhamek Stupa, the Mulagandha Kuti Vihar, and the Sarnath Archaeological Museum. Return to Varanasi and have lunch at a local restaurant. Explore the Ramnagar Fort, a historical fortification located on the eastern bank of the Ganges. Attend an evening Aarti ceremony at Assi Ghat, followed by dinner at a riverside restaurant.

Start your day with a yoga and meditation session at a local ashram or wellness center. Enjoy a healthy breakfast at the ashram or your hotel. Participate in a guided walking tour of Varanasi's old city, exploring its hidden alleys, temples, and markets. Visit the Manikarnika Ghat, one of the oldest and most sacred cremation ghats in Varanasi. Attend a classical music or dance performance at a local venue, immersing yourself in the city's cultural heritage

Day 5 :

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your hotel and pack your belongings. Check out of your accommodation and proceed to the airport or train station for your onward journey.


The Cost Includes

  • The cost of accommodation may include stays at hotels, guesthouses, or homestays, depending on your preference and budget. This includes the cost of flights, trains, or buses to and from Varanasi, as well as local transportation within the city, such as taxis, auto-rickshaws, or hired cars for sightseeing. Some travel packages may include meals, while others may only cover breakfast. The cost may vary depending on the type of restaurant or dining experience included. Guided tours of Varanasi's main attractions, such as temples, ghats, and historical sites, may be included in the package. The cost may cover activities such as boat rides on the Ganges, visits to Sarnath or nearby attractions, and cultural performances. Entrance fees to monuments, museums, and other attractions may be included in the package. The cost may include transfers to and from the airport or train station to your accommodation in Varanasi. Some packages may include taxes and service charges, while others may add them separately.

The Cost Excludes

  • If you are traveling from abroad, the cost of obtaining a visa to enter India is generally not included in travel packages. Travel insurance for medical emergencies, trip cancellations, or lost baggage is typically not included in the package and must be purchased separately. Expenses such as souvenirs, additional meals, snacks, drinks, and tips for guides and drivers are not usually covered in the package cost. Any optional activities or experiences not included in the package itinerary, such as shopping tours, spa treatments, or adventure sports, will incur additional costs. Any additional transportation or transfers not included in the package, such as airport transfers outside of specified timings or transportation for independent exploration, will be at your own expense.

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Discovering Varanasi: A Journey Through India’s Spiritual Heart