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Varanasi to die, as the city is considered very holy. Along the banks of the River Ganga are a string of ghats (steps used for various purposes. Manikarnika Ghat is known as “the burning ghat”, as this is where cremations and funerals are held.

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Ghasi Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221001
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Banaras Wala Tours

Banaras Wala Tours

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What makes my tours different from others is that first Our availability is our introduction. And our service and our Hinduism philosophy and local Activists is our brand! 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 8 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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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$19.27
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$19.27
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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
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$42.67
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Varanasi Landmark Evening City Tour - Aarti, Boating & Witnessing the GOD

Varanasi Landmark Evening City Tour - Aarti, Boating & Witnessing the GOD

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Experience Varanasi’s evening prayer, or aarti ceremony, from the water during this small-group boat ride along the Ganges River. Enjoy front-row views overlooking Dasaswamedh Ghat as you watch Hindu priests pay tribute to Mother Ganga, plus other smaller aarti prayers. You’ll also pass by Manikarnika Ghat, where cremation ceremonies are performed.
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  • 3 hours
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$27.74
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Cycle of Life, Death & Rebirth (2 Hours Guided Walking Tour)

Cycle of Life, Death & Rebirth (2 Hours Guided Walking Tour)

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Deepen your understanding of Hindu beliefs around the cycle of life, death, and rebirth with this small-group walking tour, led by an English-speaking guide. You'll walk along the banks of the Ganges River, as your guide goes over topics such as funerary rights, rituals, and philosophy. As this is a small-group tour, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ask questions along the way.
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  • 2 hours
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$12.93
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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
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$117.34
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Death & Rebirth Experience by walk

Death & Rebirth Experience by walk

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In our service guests will experience the real life, death and rebirth experience. In around a kilometer distance they experience the whole life of a human being from birth till death even after death as well. The most important major activities of city.
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  • 3 hours
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$27.58
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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
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$48.00
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$48.00
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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 is an ancient city with layers of history and culture, which can be difficult to decipher when touring independently. Take the stress out of exploring Varanasi’s maze of streets–and avoid the risk of getting lost–by joining a guided walking tour. Your guide will tell you fascinating stories about the city’s history and mythology. Find hidden spots that you might miss otherwise.
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  • 2 hours
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$10.35
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$10.35
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Majestic Tour of Varanasi Ghats

Majestic Tour of Varanasi Ghats

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Explore Varanasi and its ghats without any concern about getting lost by booking a private tour led by a local guide who knows the city well. You'll walk from ghat to ghat, learning about religious traditions along the way. Both morning and afternoon tours are available; the latter offer travelers the opportunity to watch the evening aarti ceremony on the banks of the Ganges River.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$32.98
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$32.98

2 Days Varanasi tour package for first timers

2 Days Varanasi tour package for first timers

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Get a comprehensive tour of Varanasi on this 2-day that's perfect for first-time visitors. Spend two days in the company of a guide, learning everything there is to know about one of India's holiest cities, perched on the banks of the Ganges River. Visit all the must-see attractions and listen to in-depth commentary on the city's history, religion, architecture, and modern-day life.
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  • 2 days
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$120.00
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$120.00
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A Journey of A lifetime

A Journey of A lifetime

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Get your bearings in Varanasi, without worrying about getting lost in its labyrinthine streets, by booking this private tour, led by a local guide who knows the ancient city well. You'll visit some of the most important temples in the city, pay a visit to the Manikarnika Ghat, where funerary services are traditionally held, and attend the nighttime aarti (prayer ceremony) on the banks of the river.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$22.00
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Explore the Highlights of Varanasi

Explore the Highlights of Varanasi

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See the highlights of Varanasi with a local guide to show you around and provide context by booking this tour of the holy city. You'll walk along the Ganges River, past temples, cremation grounds, and a flower market, with stops along the way to sample snacks and drinks such as masala chai and lassi (a yogurt-based beverage).
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  • 2 to 4 hours
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$18.87
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Private Day Tour in Varanasi

Private Day Tour in Varanasi

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Travelers short on time in Varanasi will benefit from many highlights all rolled into one day tour. Start the day with a boat tour to see the morning rituals on the riverbanks. Tour the winding lanes and temples of the old town without getting lost by going with a guide. End the day at the impressive evening worship ceremony. The itinerary can be customized to suit your needs and interests.
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  • 3 to 8 hours
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$24.57
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$24.57
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Evening Arti Ceremony - The light performance on the Bank of Ganges in Varanasi

Evening Arti Ceremony - The light performance on the Bank of Ganges in Varanasi

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Every Evening in Varanasi is a celebration of life and a show of gratitude is performed by the people of the holy city, this is attended by thousands of people which include both the locals and the pilgrims.
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  • 3 hours
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$40.00
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A walking tour in Varanasi : Understanding Death - The Salvation Walk

A walking tour in Varanasi : Understanding Death - The Salvation Walk

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• Varanasi is known as the city of death along with that of life as well. • It is the best city to die, and we have many charitable houses where people stay and wait for their death. • The Hindu belief says that one can attain salvation here. • Death is not something to be sad here, it is at least a satisfaction if not a celebration. • The walk is mainly centered around the cremation ghats of the city.
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  • 3 hours
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$26.67
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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
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$210.00
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$210.00
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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
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$91.00
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$91.00
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Varanasi tour in 2 days without accommodation

Varanasi tour in 2 days without accommodation

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Ideal for travelers short on time, this private Varanasi tour covers the best of the city’s cultural and religious sites in two days of sightseeing. Highlights include a guided walking tour of the old town, private sunrise boat rides on the Ganges River, and visiting Sarnath—a pilgrimage site where Buddha is believed to have preached his first sermon. Travelers also have the chance to observe an aarti ceremony, a mantra recitation accompanied by bells, drums, and cymbals.
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  • 2 days
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$100.00
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$100.00

Half Day Varanasi tour w/ Boat Ride, Ganga Aarti, Classical Dance & Yoga Session

Half Day Varanasi tour w/ Boat Ride, Ganga Aarti, Classical Dance & Yoga Session

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Experience the culture and mystical aspect of India in this morning 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, followed by a meditative yoga session.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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$49.07
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$49.07
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Music art's and culture

Music art's and culture

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We focus on Music art's and culture to show guest how varanasi works in Art's and music and culture, Any kind of art's form It's work like medicine in our body and heal most of our problems, Specially Indian classical music, so we describe all about Indian music and local arts and culture and all kind of Indian music, This is something unique what you don't get every where, where you r doing all about music art's and culture,
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  • 3 to 6 hours
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$20.96
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Afternoon Varanasi tour w/ Boat Ride, Ganga Aarti,Classical Dance & Yoga Session

Afternoon Varanasi tour w/ Boat Ride, Ganga Aarti,Classical Dance & Yoga Session

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Explore the riverbanks of the Ganges and its sacred burning ghats on this small-group tour in Varanasi. With a guide in the lead, you'll follow a carefully-curated itinerary designed to show you the best of the city. Visit the major markets, temples, and shrines set among the winding back alleys of the city. Traveling with a small group gives you personalized attention and time to ask questions.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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$49.07
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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
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$90.54
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Full Day City Tour of Varanasi

Full Day City Tour of Varanasi

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This activity will give you leasure and pleasure with local guide. You can see Varanasi by local eyes and feel the city as a local.
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  • 8 hours
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$89.68
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Varanasi tour in 2 days

Varanasi tour in 2 days

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Experience the best of Varanasi with a 2-day tour; your guide will follow a carefully curated itinerary to make sure you don't miss a thing. The program includes both dawn and sunset boat rides, ashram and temple visits, and a Sarnath tour. As you travel, listen to in-depth commentary from your guide on the history, culture, and architecture of the city.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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