Best of Varanasi, full day tour with Sunrise boat ride and evening aarti

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Explore the land of temples, one where spirituality flows in every nook and corner. Explore Varanasi in this tour where you get to explore the best of this mystical land with a sunrise boat ride, a heritage walk of the oldest part of the city in the morning, and the most colorful markets with Ganga aarti in the evening.

Tour Duration: 6 Hours

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  • Witness sunrise by the banks of Ganges in a boat ride where you will see hundreds of pilgrims taking a dip in the holy water along with performing many other rituals.
  • Navigate through the bylanes of the oldest part of Varanasi and witness how things have been since centuries in the old heritage walk.
  • Get lost through one of the most colorful markets you will ever see as your guide takes to explore the local bazaars in the evening.
  • Witness the evening Ganga aarti, one of the most magical experiences where thousands of people gather to pay their respects and seek blessings from mother Ganga.
  • Call it a day with some finger-licking food at a multi-cuisine restaurant.


Explore the best of Varanasi in a day in the exclusive tour which gets you the best of what this mystical and magical land has to offer! Your tour will begin with your guide picking you up from your hotel at 5:00 or 6:00 Am in the morning depending upon the season From here, you will be going to the Ganga ghat (stone structures made of stone by the banks of Ganga for religious purposes) from where your boating begins Witness the magical sunrise and the many colorful ghats coming to life as the day proceeds

Your guide will acquaint you with the different stories attached to them, and you will see people indulging in different activities After almost an hour-long ride, you will get down at the Manikarnika ghat (one famous for Hindu cremations) from where you will begin your Heritage walk

Walk in the by lanes of the oldest part of Varanasi and learn about the local lives and their culture up close and personal Stop by to see the Golden temple (one of the most important temples for Hindus) After your heritage walk, you will be dropped back at your hotel before you meet your
guide again in the evening

In the evening at around 5:00 PM, you will be again picked up from your hotel Your evening will commence with a fun walk through the sprawling markets of the city From textiles, handicrafts to food everything will be available here in these colorful markets! Once you navigate your way through there proceed to the Assi ghat for the evening aarti The most sort-after activity in Varanasi, the evening Ganga Aarti is attended by hundreds of devotees and it’s a ritual where priests offer fire as an offering to Mother Ganga and seek blessings for the whole of mankind

Once you’re done with the aarti, call it a day with a delicious dinner at a multi-cuisine Indian restaurant for dinner post which you will be dropped back at your hotel


  • A boat ride of approximately an hour over the Ganges
  • Hotel pick-up and drop
  • English-speaking live guide
  • Chauffeur-driven air-condition vehicle.
  • Dinner


  • Food and drinks

Pickup & Meeting Point

Pickpup Information
Pick up and drop off provided from all hotels located in Varanasi.

Additional Information

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A boat ride is subject to favorable weather conditions
  • If the ride is canceled due to poor weather conditions, you will be provided with an option of an alternate date or a full refund.



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