3-Hour Varanasi Morning Sunrise Boat Tour

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Overview

Boating down the Ganges River during sunrise is one of the main attractions in Varanasi. We can observe here the Hindu way of life along the banks of the Ganges (Ghats) River.

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Family friendly
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Led by a local guide
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

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Start your day with a morning boat ride at dawn. You have a chance to observe the Hindu way of life along the bank of the Ganges River (Ganga Ghat or Banaras Ghat). Varanasi presents a unique combination of physical, metaphysical and supernatural elements. According to the Hindu mythology, Varanasi liberates soul from human body to the ultimate. It is the Ganga Ghats of Varanasi that complement the concept of divinity. The Ganga Ghats at Varanasi are full of pilgrims who flock to the sacred river to take a dip in the holy Ganges, which is believed to absolve one from all sins. Watching people come down to river in the early morning, taking a bath in the mother Ganga, performing rituals, worshiping the Sun is a unique experience.

There are number of temples on the banks of the Ganges River in Varanasi. The old buildings, ashrams and palaces along the river side look as colorful as a rainbow when the sunlight hits them. It is at the Banaras Ghat where we can see life and death together. There are numbers of Ghats alongside Ganges River in Varanasi. There are numbers of Ghats alongside Ganges River in Varanasi. Some of the prominent and popular Ghats at Varanasi are the Dasaswamedh Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Harischandra Ghat, Assi Ghat,Shivala Ghat, Man Mandir Ghat, Darbhanga Ghat, Ahilyabai Ghat and the Kedar Ghat.

After the boat ride, take a small walk in to the oldest part of Varanasi where is famous for its narrow streets. Stop by the Kashi Vishwnath Temple, also known as Golden Temple, and see the outside of the beautiful temple. After the tour is concluded, we will take you back to your hotel.

Inclusions for 3-Hour Varanasi Morning Sunrise Boat Tour

  • Professional guide
  • Boat ride
  • Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions for 3-Hour Varanasi Morning Sunrise Boat Tour

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

A maximum of 10 people per booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

May be operated by a multilingual guide

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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6 reviews by the users

  • Absolutely amazing. Tour guide was very professional and knowledgeable. Very relaxing tour, at no time did we feel rushed. Would highly recommend this to anyone.

  • We had a private SUNSET TOUR.The communication on the run up to the trip was amazing. We met our Guide Saban. His English was fantastic and he was very informative and got us great seats for the ceremony afterwards. The Aarti Boat trip is not to be missed when in Varanasi. Highly recommended!

  • Expensive, only one hour on the boat, enjoyed the experience though, guide very pleasant ane great being picked up from the hotel.

  • Great way to get a fell of Varanasi,very knowledgable guide and great rower ,imagine rowing us for 45 min approx.we enjoyed this ride so much that we also did it at night time to see the ceremonies.

  • Great guide, very knowledgable. A good way to see the ghats in the morning

  • Great tour. Informative friendly guide. We loved it.

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