Known as the world’ s oldest and continually inhabited city, Varanasi is a time-honoured city of spiritual bliss and historic remnants. The city is marked with a labyrinth of narrow alleyways lined with houses, myriad of shops, innumerable holy Ghats, crowded streets, heritage monuments and age-revered temples. Varanasi offers a spiritual charm along with the essence of a simple and ritualistic lifestyle. It is a unique example of ‘ Unity in diversity’ from the religious point of view; the multi-religious aspect of the place will astonish you. The ethereal blaze of the evening aarti along the banks of River Ganges is a mesmerizing sight. Behold the glory of Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Annapurna Temple, Manikarnika Ghat, Dashashwamedh Ghat, Assi Ghat, Benares Hindu University, Ramnagar Fort and Museum and many more heritage sites. Soak in the holistic eternity that this old city adorns. Discover the spiritual activities and erstwhile grandeur of the city. If you are planning for a city tour, do keep Varanasi on your to-visit list, and unfold the mystical resplendence of the city.
Detailed Day Wise Itinerary
Day 1 – Varanasi Temples
In the morning, freshen up at the hotel and later, visit the Kashi Viswanath Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple, Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas, Birla and the Kal BairavTemple. In the evening, proceed for Ganga Aarti on the boat at the ganges.
Day 2 – Allahabad Triveni sangam Or prayag
Today, early in the morning, proceed to Allahabad, where the three holy rivers merge. (Ganga, Yamuna, Saraswati) . Take a holy dip during the boat ride ( you can do Sumangali pooja at your cost) and then later proceed to the Hanuman Temple and after lunch, stopover at the Alopi Devi Temple and the Anand Bhawan Museum( Nehru’s house). If time permits, visit the saree market where you can find traditional silk sarees.
Day 3 – sarnath
Today in the morning, have a delicious breakfast and proceed to Sarnath where the Lord Buddha preached his first sermon to his five followers. There You can visit the Stupa’s, Museum, Ashoka Pillar, Ashoka Wheel, Five Face Lions.Main Temple & the Standing Buddha Statue. Later, get transferred to the port of your departure.