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Kashi Vishwanath Temple (Golden Temple) Tours and Activities

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Varanasi’s Kashi Vishwanath Temple is also called the Golden Temple, thanks to its pure gold spire and dome. The current building dates from 1780, but temples stood in the same place for centuries. Dedicated to the Hindu Lord Shiva—one of the most significant deities in the Hindu pantheon—Kashi Vishwanath is a major pilgrimage site.

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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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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
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$42.67
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$42.67
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Private 5-Hour Varanasi Tour at Dawn Including Boat Ride

Private 5-Hour Varanasi Tour at Dawn Including Boat Ride

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If you’re looking for an enchanting experience of India’s religious traditions, opt for this private tour of Varanasi at dawn. Take a sunrise cruise down the holy Ganges River, see bodies publicly cremated at Manikarnika Ghat, and visit the famous Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath). See, too, pilgrims bathe at Assi Ghat and local wrestlers fight in mud pits during this cultural experience. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Varanasi are included.
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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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Private Half-Day Walking Tour of Varanasi including the Golden Temple

Private Half-Day Walking Tour of Varanasi including the Golden Temple

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Get a first-hand peek at Varanasi’s top highlights with this exclusive walking tour through India’s energy-filled spiritual capital. Choose between flexible tour offerings for personalized convenience. Opt for a dawn boat ride on the holy Ganges or get a front-row look at the city’s famous fire ceremonies. Along the way, you’ll also cover the cremation ghats, Vishwanath Temple, and off-the-beaten-track alley shops.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
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$30.00
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Varanasi evening tour with boat ride

Varanasi evening tour with boat ride

Experience the culture and mystical aspect of India in this Evening tour of Varanasi which will take you along the banks of holy river Ganges on a boat ride. Be a part of the Hindu culture and its many rituals including the aarti, a classical dance.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.21
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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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4-hours tour of Varanasi: Temples with Classical Dance & Ganges Aarti

4-hours tour of Varanasi: Temples with Classical Dance & Ganges Aarti

Gain access to a local's home in Varanasi to taste authentic Indian cooking during this half-day tour. With the input and insight from a local cook, you'll learn much more about Indian cooking than you would simply eating at local restaurants. Learn to make Masala chai and snack on pakodas, then take lessons on pulao, daal (lentils), eggplant, raita, roti (flat Indian bread), vegetables, and halwa for dessert. Sit down to eat your meal with your fellow classmates and chef/teacher.
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  • 4 hours
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$41.60
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$41.60
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Full day Guided City Tour of Varanasi in AC Car with a local

Full day Guided City Tour of Varanasi in AC Car with a local

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Get a comprehensive overview of Varanasi in a single day on this jam-packed tour. With a guide in the lead, you'll follow a carefully-curated itinerary designed to ensure you see the best of the city in just a day. Highlights include the Shri Durga Temple and Assi Ghat, the Tomb of Lal Khan, Banaras Hindu University, Ramnagar Fort, and others. Along the way, listen to in-depth narrative from your guide on the city's history and culture.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$103.12
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$103.12
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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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$11.49
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Private Varanasi Guided Tour with Boat Ride

Private Varanasi Guided Tour with Boat Ride

Explore varanasi - a city full of treasures and secrets. A city of unique faiths and beliefs, fascinating rituals and customs. The guide will show you all the ghats during the sunrise on a boat ride and will tell you the story behind each one. Also, get a chance to experience the holy city from inside by taking a walking tour in the narrow lanes. Within every step of this best Varanasi tour, be sure to discover and witness some of the exciting facts that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Once you step into this holy land, its authenticity and uniqueness are sure to amaze you.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$31.00
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$31.00
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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

Varanasi City Tour

Varanasi City Tour

The 3 days trip to Varanasi and Sarnath will let you explore the most famous and sacred Ghats, Temples of Varanasi including Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple (Golden Temple), and you will also explore the Buddhist monuments, archeological sites at Sarnath. The trip includes 2 nights accommodation, sightseeing, local English speaking guide, all transfers, and 2 breakfast at the hotel.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$240.00
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$240.00
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Explore the Highlights of Varanasi

Explore the Highlights of Varanasi

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Explore Varanasi and experience the highlights of the holy city by guided walking tour ( included heritage sites and activities ) this walking tour toward old part of city to discover the essential of one of the oldest inhabited city of the world. through the tour you will experience local’s delight , admiring cultural treasures, incredible natural beauty and rich heritages with history also savouring some local delicacies like Indian masala chai ( spice tea ) local snacks and tasty lassi ( a fermented Indian yogurt drink ) . 1. Personalised and private tours, flexible to fit your needs and desires. 2. Explore spirituality, tradition, food, people and local lifestyle in a genuine way. 3. Family friendly experiences; all ages welcome! 4. Taste authentic and delicious local dishes. 5. Tours are always led by authorized and local tourist guide.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
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$19.19
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$19.19

Private Evening ceremony Aarti with Bazar & Street food

Private Evening ceremony Aarti with Bazar & Street food

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This is a unique tour which includes space to seat in Ganga aarti area, explore the street market, pass through narrow lanes & taste special local street food & drinks.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.67
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Private 5-Hour Varanasi Tour at Dawn Including Boat Ride

Private 5-Hour Varanasi Tour at Dawn Including Boat Ride

An enlightening and fascinating experience of India’s Hindu-traditions is contained in this early morning tour of Varanasi, Hinduism’s holiest city. Take a sunrise cruise down the holy Ganges River. You will witness the morning activities of Hindus on the river bank, see families attend to cremation services of their departed loved ones at Manikarnika Ghat, and visit the famous Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath). See pilgrims bath at Assi Ghat and local wrestlers fight in mud pits during this cultural experience. Highlights • Ganges boat cruise • Assi Ghat’s bathers • Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath) • Cremations at Manikarnika Ghat.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Northern City Walk : A Walking Tour in Varanasi

Northern City Walk : A Walking Tour in Varanasi

A way to visit the hidden aspects of this age old city, a way to experience and understand the real life of Varanasi.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.00
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$32.00
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Varanasi Full Day Private Tours- Best Tour Operator In Varanasi

Varanasi Full Day Private Tours- Best Tour Operator In Varanasi

Varanasi is one of the most important places for Hindu culture. 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 Ganges Ghats, where pilgrims come to absolve their sins and the Sarnath, where Buddha delivered his very first sermon. The tour is tailor made for all kinds of travelers. • Money-back Guarantee. • 100% Guest Satisfaction Assured. • Includes All Entrance Tickets. • Rush free and Comfortable Tour Itinerary. • All tour carried out by Government Approved Guide with In-depth knowledge of History. • Traditional Indian Souvenir at Departure.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.00
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$36.00

Varanasi City Tour (3 Days)

Varanasi City Tour (3 Days)

Visit the spiritual capital of India the charming lands of Varanasi. Walk down the narrow yet lively lanes of Varanasi, visit the temple, explore the region’s life and culture, cremation grounds and the different ghats. With your every steps across this city, get acquainted with its sacredness, history and mythological linkages. Boat ride on Holy River and witness Ganga Aarti the auspicious event that fills the ambiance with its vibes and sacredness! Also visit Sarnath where lord Buddha delivered his first sermon after enlightenment along with world famous BHU University and Ramnagar Fort Palace & Museum.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$398.32
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One Day Varanasi Private Tour - Heritage City with Sarnath

One Day Varanasi Private Tour - Heritage City with Sarnath

Embark on a culturally-rich tour of Varanasi with your private guide. See important locations such as Vishwanath temple, Bharat Mata temple, and Sankat Mochan temple, also known as monkey temple. Have lunch (own expense) before driving to Sarnath where you will learn about Buddha himself, then observe local Ghats with your Private Guide.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.55
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Private Full-Day Tour Ganga Aarti Ceremony from Varanasi

Private Full-Day Tour Ganga Aarti Ceremony from Varanasi

Enjoy a flexible itinerary and dedicated attention from your guide on this full-day private tour of Varanasi. You'll cover all of the important highlights in the city, in addition to attending a Ganga Aarti ceremony on the banks of the Ganges. Along the way, your guide will answer any questions and provide commentary tailored to your interests.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$103.59
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$103.59
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Temple Tours

Temple Tours

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Varanasi is a city of temples and although most people visit this city to perform pooja and to seek the blessings of the almighty, there is a lot that can refrain you from a smooth and gentle experience your deserve. We keep a track of the changes in the temple policies, the chaotic traffic and the often mismanaged entry -exit from the temples. Our instructor will not only act as your navigator from one temple to the other but also ensure that you learn about the temples and have a blessed and spiritual experience.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.67
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Highlights of the Varanasi & Sarnath (Guided Fullday Sightseeing Tour by Car)

Highlights of the Varanasi & Sarnath (Guided Fullday Sightseeing Tour by Car)

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Varanasi has a different experiences to offer; gentle waters of the Ganges, ancient ghats, narrow serpentine alleys of city, the myriad temple spires, ashrams and devotional hymn. We coupled all these with an excursion to Sarnath which allows you to learn how this huge faith was founded and handcrafted the beautiful Highlights of Varanasi & Sarnath Tour in order to understand the true essence of Varanasi, its past, its spiritual journey & the roots of Buddhism. 1. Visit Sarnath's Buddhist Trails, and famous tourist destinations of Varanasi customized based on your requirement. 2. Capture the beauty of ancient ruins, stupas, ancient ghats, narrow serpentine alleys, the myriad temple spires of the city in your lens. 3. Understand a city's existence, diverse architectural style, tradition and religious legacy with lots of wonderful stories. 4. We follow a unique style of ‘infotainment’ to ensure that you enjoy the tour and don't get bored, irrespective of whether you love history or not.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.19
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4-hours tours of Varanasi: Temples with Classical Dance & Ganges Aarti

4-hours tours of Varanasi: Temples with Classical Dance & Ganges Aarti

Indulge in true culture and get emerged in the true colors of Varanasi with this day tour which explores the most famous temples of Varanasi followed by an evening of Classical dance and Ganga Aarti in the evening.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.80
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$44.80
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Temple Tour

Temple Tour

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Varanasi is a city of Temples. Its Believed that the number of temple is here as much as the number of houses. In this Temple Tour we will cover all important and ancient temple of Varanasi and we will discuss about history and believes about temple and also we will discover hindu prayer history.
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  • 3 hours
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$44.20
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Kashi Vishwanath Temple (Golden Temple) costs USD 5.34. Guided Kashi Vishwanath Temple (Golden Temple) tours start around USD 5.34 per person. See all 47 Kashi Vishwanath Temple (Golden Temple) tickets and tours on Viator.
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