Varanasi Evening Walk Tour With Ganga Aarti

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    4:30 PM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
  • Return Details :
    Return to the original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Embark on an incredible walk tour of Varanasi, showcasing the best of the ancient city of Varanasi in true local style. Varanasi is one of the most colorful places on earth dotted with numerous temples and spirituality at its core. Hence, rightly referred to as the holy city of India. On this 3-hour tour, youll walk the narrow lanes and by lanes of Varanasi, walking past many vibrant bazaars or market places, sighting heritage houses, shops, people, ancient temples and then finally halting at the ghats of the holy river Ganges to witness the spectacular evening Ganga Aarti ceremony. Ganga Aarti is the worship of the River Ganges, who is considered as mother by the followers of Hindu. So lets begin the walk tour, shall we.

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Pick up from local hotel. Start your Varanasi Walk Tour through the numbers of narrow lanes and by lanes, which runs like a maze across the city of Varanasi. And the best way to explore Varanasi is on foot.

You will start at Godowlia market, one of the oldest and most popular market in Varanasi, offering wholesale to retail goods. Continue walking the narrow lanes of Varanasi and sight different bazaars/ market areas. Now pass through Varanasi citys most famous gali or lane, Vishwanath Gali, which also leads to the Kashi vishwanath temple of Lord Shiva.

Then pass the vibrant Bangles Market, the Khoya Gali, the Thatheri Gali, and the Kachori Gali - one of Varanasis famous landmarks and a much sought after spot for the number of shops selling the popular Indian fried snack early in the morning - Kachodis.

Also pass by the Nariyal Bazaar, the Kites Market, Dal Mandi, Kinari Bazar - the wedding market, where one can find all the items required for the occasion.

Continuing further, the walk reaches the final destination of your tour, to the much awaited Evening Ganga Aarti at the Ganges. An Aarti is a Hindu prayer ceremony paying homage to the deities chanting mantras, offering flowers and lighting wick lamps. Youll watch a one-hour spectacle of well choreographed ceremony where priests perform prayers with huge lamps in their hands and chanting holy mantras.

After the Ganga Aarti is finished, youll be dropped back to your hotel. Taking back wonderful memories of the tour, the tour ends here.

Inclusions

Professional guide

Food tasting (Masala Tea and Sweet Lassi)

Bottled water

All taxes, fees and handling charges

Evening Ganga Arti

Photography Places

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Coffee and/or Tea

Exclusions

Food and drinks, unless specified

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers