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Banaras Wala Tours

Banaras Wala Tours

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What makes my tours different from others is that i offer an authentic experience of Varanasi with an extremely knowledgeable guide to lead the way. Each tour is individually tailored to your interests so you get to see what is important to you. You can try traveler friendly street food, take a prive sunrise tour of the Ghats and ceremonies, wander through the winding back alleys and old city, see the Aghori Babas and temples, and experience how spirituality is so deeply woven into the lives of the people here. Having lived here my whole life and being a guide for the last six years has given me a deep knowledge of the city and the traditions, rituals and religions that it surrounds. During the tour I will pass on much of this to you so you can have a more meaningful experience of the city.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$19.27
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$19.27
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3-Days Varanasi Exclusive Tour

3-Days Varanasi Exclusive Tour

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Varanasi is considered one of India's holiest cities. This three-day tour showcases the top attractions of this destination, including the Ganga Ghats, where pilgrims flock for religious ceremony, as well as Hindu temples, Buddhist landmarks and much more. This tour offers the perfect city overview and is perfect for first time visitors who want to see the city like a local.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$384.00
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$384.00
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Insight Varanasi Day Tour

Insight Varanasi Day Tour

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This unique tour of Varanasi offers visitors an insider's look at local customs and traditions in one of the world's oldest living cities. Tour the Hindu and Buddhist sites with an expert guide, including the Ganga Ghats, where pilgrims come to absolve their sins and the Sarnath, where Buddha delivered his very first sermon.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$117.34
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$117.34
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Private Full-Day Varanasi Tour with Ganges River Boat Cruise

Private Full-Day Varanasi Tour with Ganges River Boat Cruise

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Explore Varanasi on a private full-day tour that includes a sunrise and sunset boat ride on the Ganges River. Visit landmarks in and around Varanasi including Banaras Hindu University (BHU)'s Bharat Kala Bhavan museum, and Dhamekh Stupa in Sarnath — an important Buddhist site. Finally, watch the evening aarti ceremony from the sunset boat cruise.
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  • 12 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.00
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$64.00
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Varanasi Morning Boat Tour [RowBoat]

Varanasi Morning Boat Tour [RowBoat]

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See the ancient city of Varanasi come to life as you make your way down the scenic Ganges River by boat. Observe Hindus practicing their morning rituals as the sun comes up along the banks of the river and learn about local customs and traditions from your expert guide.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.67
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$42.67
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3 Days Varanasi Tour Package for First Timers

3 Days Varanasi Tour Package for First Timers

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Spend three days exploring the essence of Varanasi in the company of a guide. You'll learn much more than you would simply wandering on your own, and the tour includes a variety of activities: a sunrise private boat tour, a visit to the cremation grounds, and a guided tour of the important Buddhist site of Sarnath, among others. Accommodation for two nights plus breakfast each day is included.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.00
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$200.00
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Varanasi tour in one day

Varanasi tour in one day

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Explore India’s spiritual capital of Varanasi and learn about Hinduism on a private tour. Take a boat along the Ganges River and learn about why it's so sacred to Hindus. Visit the holy site of Sarnath, where Buddha gave his first sermon, followed by a guided walk of Varanasi’s old streets and alleys. Watch the sacred ritual of Aarti from the ghat or the water to conclude your tour.
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  • 12 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
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$90.00
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Varanasi Evening Aarti Tour

Varanasi Evening Aarti Tour

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Spend three unforgettable hours in one of India's most ancient cities during this evening Aarti tour in Varanasi. Experience the beauty of this Hindu ritual where light is offered up to deities. Hear religious songs sung out into the night and watch as lamps are offered to the gods. Learn why locals say this city liberates the soul from the human body during this once in a lifetime cultural experience.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.00
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$48.00
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Varanasi Temple Tour

Varanasi Temple Tour

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I am Hindu born in Varanasi. My passion for this city doesn't fit in me and I have the mission to spread to people what I love in my city. I listed just a few places of a big amount I would like to show.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$11.87
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$11.87

Varanasi tour package for solo female traveler

Varanasi tour package for solo female traveler

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We have seen huge growth in number of solo female travelers to Varanasi. Though, they have some safety fear of travelling to a small city such as Varanasi but style of travel offers reassurance in a Varanasi that might sometimes be more challenging for women and they have the additional security of being led by a local who understands the culture and the region perfectly, boost their confidence to visit solo to Varanasi. Therefore, keeping all these points in mind, this tour package is designed for those solo female travelers who wish to visit Varanasi and travelling solo. Being a small city, there are extremely low chances that they will find any group movement which can comply with their dates, flight schedule or choice of places they wish to see and activities they wish to do and thus this tour package is completely private and everyone involved during your Varanasi visit will be completely dedicated towards your services.
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  • Free Cancellation
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$493.00
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$493.00

Buddhist Tour

Buddhist Tour

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Buddhism is a religion and philosophy that developed from the teachings of the Buddha (Sanskrit “Awakened One”), a teacher who lived in northern India between the Mid-6th and mid-4th centuries BCE (Before the common Era). Preading from India to central and south last Aisa China, Korea and Japan, Buddhism, has played  a central role in the spiritual, cultural, and social life of Asia, and during the 20th century it spread to the west. Ancient scripture and doctrine developed in several closely related literary language of ancient India.They are known as Buddhists. Highlights • Sarnath (Dhamekh Stupa, the Chaukhandi Stupa and the Archaeological museum). • Bodhgaya- Mahabodhi Temple, Thai Temple and Bodhi Tree • Visit the ruins of Nalanda and Rajgir • Kushinagar- Mahaparinirvana Temple and Mukutbandhan Stupa • Lumbini- Birthplace of lord Buddha
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  • 7 days
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$848.00
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Sarnath Tour from Varanasi

Sarnath Tour from Varanasi

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This half-day tour transports travelers to the site where Buddha gave his very first sermon back in 528 BC. Venture outside the city and spend some time at Sarnath, one of the religion's most important landmarks.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.00
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$48.00
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5:hours Private Evening Aarti With Rooftop Dinner

5:hours Private Evening Aarti With Rooftop Dinner

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Overview Varanasi the city of Ghats is known in the world for its beautiful Ghats, Century old Temple. Here Hindu people come for Moksha is the highest goal of Hindus. The sight of the sunset over the Ganges and the cold breeze on the bank of River Ganges gives you a heart soothing effect. Here every evening irrelevant of what the weather is our priest perform a ceremony called 'Aarti'. Where seven priest stand under the beautiful seven umbrellas & they are not only for thanking 'Holy Mother Ganges river' for being in their life at Varanasi or washing their sins everyday but also for putting mother Ganges river to sleep in belief that the Mother Ganges you have done enough for the hole day now its time for you to take some rest & nothing goes into the holy River After the mother actually sleeps.
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  • 5 hours
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$66.14
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Same day Bodhgaya tour from Varanasi

Same day Bodhgaya tour from Varanasi

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Same day guided visit to Bodhgaya from Varanasi The crucible of Buddhism, Bodhgaya was where Prince Siddhartha attained enlightenment beneath a bodhi tree 2600 years ago and became Buddha (the 'Awakened One'). In terms of blessedness, this tiny temple town is to Buddhists what Mecca is to Muslims. Unsurprisingly, it attracts thousands of pilgrims from around the world every year, who come for prayer, study and meditation.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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$120.00
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Visit to Death Hotel in Varanasi

Visit to Death Hotel in Varanasi

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Varanasi is India’s spiritual where millions of pilgrims come to bathe in the sacred waters of the Ganges River and perform funeral rituals. Take a private tour to the Mukti Bhavan, or Death Hotel, where people Hindu worshippers come to die and achieve salvation. Learn about the religious phenomenon and why old people who are expecting death come to embrace it in the holy land.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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$70.00

Varanasi Boat Ride and Ancient Temples Day Tour with Breakfast

Varanasi Boat Ride and Ancient Temples Day Tour with Breakfast

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Experience Varanasi on a sunrise cruise on the Ganges River followed by visits to several temples during a half-day tour accompanied by a private guide. Ride in a boat from Assi Ghat to Manikarnika Ghat, observe a puja ceremony at Kashi Vishwanath temple, and visit two more temples for a comprehensive overview of one of the world’s oldest living cities. Includes traditional vegetarian breakfast, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.00
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$83.00
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 Varanasi Experience 01 Night -02 Days Tour

Varanasi Experience 01 Night -02 Days Tour

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we offers the experiences to our valued clients, safety-security and gives them right information about the Destinations/City which is our main moto and try to our best level to make them happy-happy and more happy
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.34
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$69.34

Varanasi tour in 3 days

Varanasi tour in 3 days

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Extremely delightful and totally affordable, this Varanasi tour package gives the real essence of this beautiful place. Tourists have highly rated this tour and it includes many exciting activities. The city’s secrets are unrivaled in a beautiful way and the true sense of India’s spirituality comes to light. From taking blessings from the sacred temples to bathing in the holy water, it is a life-changing experience. Highlights :  • Guided sunrise private boat tour • Guided visit to cremation ground • Guided Sarnath and city tour  • Guided visit to Ghat to witness prayer [Aarti ceremony] followed by releasing candle ritual in water  • Walk tour through Asia's largest spice market, flower market, famous food street • Accommodation in a 5 Star Hotel with daily complimentary breakfast 
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$140.00
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$140.00

Sarnath (Excursion Tour ) - A Buddhist Pilgrimage

Sarnath (Excursion Tour ) - A Buddhist Pilgrimage

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Discover Sarnath, one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in all of India. Buddhists believe that this was the spot where Buddha delivered his first sermon after enlightenment. Sarnath takes its name from the Deer God, and the site remains a peaceful deer park where animals roam freely and visitors enjoy calm and quiet. Visit India’s oldest national archeological museum before your tour concludes.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.00
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$90.00
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4- Hours Private Tour Morning Aarti & Boat Ride With Breakfast

4- Hours Private Tour Morning Aarti & Boat Ride With Breakfast

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Varanasi is home to many ritual sites and sacred temples. Take a private morning tour of Varanasi and explore the various ghats that line the sacred Ganges River. Take a boat ride down the river and observe the morning aarti ritual before heading to a neverending cremation ceremony. This tour is a good way to learn more about the Hindu religion and culture in India's spiritual capital.
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  • 4 hours
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$69.34
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Private Day Tour in Varanasi

Private Day Tour in Varanasi

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Day Tour is combination of All tour from Sunrise with Boat to Sunset with Ganga arti(ceremony), all the important temple of city to old and small street (heritage walking ),
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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.95
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$41.95
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Walking tours in Varanasi

Walking tours in Varanasi

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I am a licensed guide by 'The Ministry of Tourism & Culture' which is actually pretty rare in Varanasi. That ensures that you are with a well-trained & learned person. We are professional & understand the manners of foreign countries as well. We follow certain business ethos & work culture. Satisfaction of the guests is our priority.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.87
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$20.87

Cultural & Spiritual Trails of Old Town Varanasi Guided Walking Tour

Cultural & Spiritual Trails of Old Town Varanasi Guided Walking Tour

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Varanasi or traditionally known as Kashi (meaning light), is believed to be the oldest city on the planet standing today. We have seen people coming to Varanasi with great hopes & expectations, but most of the time we felt that they leave Varanasi without understanding the true essence of the city, its glorious past and spiritual history. Did you know that in ancient history people dreamt of dying in Varanasi only and no where else? Varanasi has been the most important place for people seeking liberation and enlightenment, even Buddha got enlightened very near to Varanasi. 1. This walking tour is a journey, of exploring Varanasi in its true sense, a great induction of the city, its history, its vibrant culture, and its people with lots of wonderful stories about the city, fun facts and must do things in the city. 2. You will explore the city's gems in unique style of ‘infotainment’ that you would easily miss exploring by our own and will make your journey to Varanasi truly special.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$11.57
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The Famous Aarti Ceremony - An Evening at the Ganges River

The Famous Aarti Ceremony - An Evening at the Ganges River

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Make your time in India extra special by witnessing a Ganga Aarti ceremony, a spiritual ritual performed on the banks of the Ganges River in Varanasi. As well as witnessing the ceremony, you’ll visit the famous Dasaswamedh Ghat and discover lesser-known spiritual information from your guide. Plus, hotel pickup and drop-off mean that you don’t have to worry about finding a meeting point or making your own way back to your accommodation.
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  • 2 hours 18 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$108.00
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