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2 Days Private Varanasi Tour with Sarnath and Evening Aarti

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    Day 1

     You'll be picked up from your specified place (Airport/Railway station/Hotel) and transferred to hotel. After check-in and taking some relaxation, you will be taken on drive to visit Sarnath, the “UNESCO World Heritage site”.Sarnath: Hailed as one of the holiest Buddhist places, Sarnath is a sacred place considered for attainment for enlightenment. It is the place where Gautama Buddha after attaining spiritual enlightenment, delivered his first sermons and claimed the place as an important pilgrimage site for his followers.

     Here first you'll visit Chaukhandi Stupa, which is an elevated structure surrounded by octagonal tower. It's the gateway to Sarnath and is adorned by lush green lawns that embrace it from all sides. Then comes, Dhamek Stupa, a remarkable structure built of stone and brick. This cylindrical pillar is engraved with delicate floral carvings of Gupta origin. After this you'll visit Mulagandha Kuti Vihar, a temple speaking of modernity. This structure encases unrivaled frescoes by a Japnese painter and is a rich repository of Buddhist literature.

     In the evening you will be taken to visit Sarnath Museum. This is an expansive museum that houses the finest specimens of Buddhist art and culture. After touring around Sarnath, chauffeur will drive you back In the evening, you will get to witness the ritualistic rites held every evening on the banks of Ganges. After Ganges Arti chauffeur will drive you back to hotel. And retire for the night.

     Day 2 - Early morning first you'll be taken on boat excursion on the holy river Ganges. During this trip you will get to see the bathing ghats and cremation site.as you watch people taking holy dips in Ganges and executing the worshiping rituals on the ghats, you will feel overwhelmed with the oozing spirituality. It will lead you gain deeper insight into your existence in this universe.

    After Ganges boat trip, you will be driven back to hotel. After savoring delectable breakfast, chauffeur will take you around Varanasi to visit what you didn't on previous day.

     This day you will visit famous Temples, after temple visit Banaras Hindu University, , Bharat Kala bhavan and many other marvelous holy structures.

     The beauty of these temples are characterized by their uniqueness and a distinct appeal. Albeit some of them are worn out and are mere ruins, you can easily see the diversity and an acute fineness in craftsmanship. These holy structures and relics make their onlookers turn inwards and gain deeper and higher discernment. 

     After Tour Chauffeur will transfer to your specified destination. (Railway Station/Airport or Hotel)
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Varanasi Airport / Railway station / Hotel  .
    Duration
    2 days
    Return Details
    Varanasi Airport / Railway station / Hotel .
    Inclusions
    • Transfer and sightseeing by Private air condition Car.
    • One Night Hotel accommodation with Breakfast in good 3 Star hotels.
    • Services of English speaking local tour guide.
    • Evening Excursion to Ganga Aarti.
    • Morning Boat ride in Ganges.
    • All taxes and service charge.
    • Breakfast
    • Bottled water
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Air or train fare
    • Camera fee at monuments
    • Expense arising out of unexpected circumstances like natural calamities, flight cancellation or delay
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A minimum of 01 people per booking is required
    • A maximum of 08 people per booking
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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    By: My Flight Trip
    97 reviews
    Harry H
    Sydney, Australia
    6155
    Dance off - show off
    What an amazing spectacle. It has all the drama of a serious world class contest but is light hearted and comical.
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    Dennis R
    Las Cruces, New Mexico
    50
    Don't miss this
    It is a long ferry ride but the temple caves are amazing. A lot of walking some on broken ground. The temples were
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    Michitraveller
    30
    Great facial art
    The theatre was small. It was difficult to see from the seat behind the second row. Two actors were great. At
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    Vasant S
    Pune
    8642
    Boat Tour in Varanasi in river at Ganga Ghat
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    pareshraja14
    Greater London, United Kingdom
    609
    Excellent Experience
    Worth the experience to the see the border between India & Pakistan. The atmosphere is amazing and performance
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    slpneal
    Concord, California
    94
    Perfect Tour
    We couldn’t have asked for a better tour. We were able to customize the tour to suit our tastes and needs. Highly
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    Rohit6917
    10
    Beautiful place
    Most beautiful place in my hometown and macleodganj and bhagsu naag are also beautiful place, dhal jheel
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    pagadalaomkar
    Hyderabad, India
    391
    Ramoji film city
    A very good place to enjoy and it will be amazing experience for children to enjoy. Where good administration and
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    Shraddha0589
    20
    I love the trip
    Really very awesome experience , specially toy train ride,it was my first time and I was really very excited to go
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    Mal2390
    10
    Better than expected.
    A complete day excursion, covering all the well known and not well known interesting areas around Amritsar. We
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    umac528
    20
    Bali
    It was a fun trip. Flights were on time. Pick ups were without delays.we booked our tours as we felt like on our
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    TracyEvans1970
    Napanee, Canada
    101
    My flight
    My last flight was with sunwing to Cuba. The sunwing staff go above and beyond to make sure you are comfortable
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    royalmaharana
    Bengaluru, India
    158
    Bangalore weather and the zoo enthronement is an Amazing combination
    Wonderful place. Animals are kept very nicely. The walk in the forest is wonderful. Lovely place to visit with
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    Peter F
    Mount Claremont, Australia
    11128
    What an experience!
    We watched this crazy event from the Pakistan side but from whatever side you watch, you will be entertained and
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    michaelmoulsdale
    London, United Kingdom
    10757
    Total ripoff
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