Do you want to enjoy the core culture of India? Varanasi is the spot where Hinduism developing in ancient India. River Ganges that flows through the city is the holy river of the religion. It is said that many Gods lived and meditated in this city. Many literature and poems were written in this city that now they stand as an axis of the religion. Any pilgrimage for Hinduism will and should cover Varanasi.
Allahabad on the other hand is a similar holy city for the meeting point of three main rivers. You can find many temples and rituals in this city. Apart from religious attractions, there are other architectural and sightseeing spots in the city. The tour stretches for four days and three nights. The tour starts and ends in Varanasi.
Day 1 : Varanasi Arrivals + Evening Ganga aarti
A representative will meet you at the railway station or airport and acompany you to a pre-booked hotel. The rest of the day until sunset is free. You can rest for the day or take up small leisure sightseeing or shopping in Varanasi.
Before sunset, you will be taken to Dashashwamedh Ghat where Ganga AAarti, an iconic ritual of Hindus will be conducted. If you wish, you can hire a boat and watch the ritual from the water. This would be easier to photograph thousands of oil lamps floating on the river by the end of the ritual.
After Aarti, you will be escorted to your hotel where you can enjoy dinner and rest for the day.
The tour starts early in the morning on the second day. You will be taken on an early morning Ganges cruise. This boat ride is the best way to enjoy top ghats and rituals performed in each ghat. You can find many people bathing in the river. The foggy morning is also the best time for photo enthusiasts.
After the boat ride, you will be taken on a temple tour to enjoy the morning rituals in famous temples like Sankat Mochan Hanuman temple, Kashi Vishwanath temple, Annapurna temple, Manas Mandir BHU and others. Later, you will be taken back to the hotel for breakfast and rest.
By early afternoon, you will be taken on a road trip to Sarnath. Sarnath is the spot where Lord Buddha delivered his sermon after getting enlightenment. Top attractions visited in Sarnath are archeological museum, Buddha temples, stupas and others. You will be taken back to Varanasi by early evening and the rest of the day is yours. You can enjoy boat ride, shopping, temple visit or try delicacies of Varanasi.
Overnight stay in Varanasi.
Day 3 :Varanasi – Allahabad – Varanasi
After breakfast, you will be taken on a road trip to Allahabad. It takes three hours to reach Allahabad. The first spot enjoyed in Allahabad is Triveni Sangam where the three rivers, Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati meet. It is a holy spot and you can find many rituals happening in the place. Later, you will be taken on a sightseeing tour that covers Anand Bhavan museum, Hanuman temple, Swaraj Bhawan and others.
You will be taken back to Varanasi by early evening.
Overnight stay in Varanasi.
Day 4 :Varanasi Departure
After breakfast, you will be taken to the railway station or airport as per your trip plan. If desired, you can stay back in Varanasi and enjoy the city.
Accommodation in standard category of rooms at all hotels
Meal Plan on Bed & Breakfast at all places accordingly
Aarti ceremony in the evening
English speaking guide as per places mentioned in itinerary.
All Transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary by air-conditioned private vehicle for the entire tour
All applicable current taxes for hotels and transport
Air Fare / Rail Fare
Expenses of personal nature such as laundry / tips / shopping / telephones / Medical etc.
Any other expenses not mentioned in the inclusions mentioned above
Entry fees to Monuments specifically
Charges in hotels for additional services
Photography and video making fees at the sites
Tips and gratuities
Unforeseen Expenses because of the weather conditions
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