On arrival at Varanasi Airport meet our representative who welcome you as our Guest (Tourist arrives at our house become guest) in Indian style with Varanasi Gamcha(Special Colourful Bordered Towel of City). Later drive to your pre-booked Hotel. After relaxation get ready for sensational evening of Old City which will Include Sunset Boat ride from Small Burning ghat to Big Burning Ghat 5:30 pm, Experience World Famous evening Ganga Aarti Ceremony event at 6:15 pm to 7 pm. Overnight in Varanasi. . You will arrive today as Tourist and become our guest and we will depart you as local & family.
Day 2: Experience Old Varanasi!!
At 5 am drive to Ganga Ghat for amazing Subah-e-Banaras ceremony and Walk tour in which you will experience the City in local flavour (Banarsi Flavour) in which you get opportunity to taste tea at Cities most Popular tea stall and place of local gathering(Know as Adda) for daily chit-chat on recent & burning topic which can be anything(Continuing for more than 50 year here). Later after tasty tea proceed to Indian wrestling ground to learn or know their way & you may try your hands with local wrestlers to further passing through narrow lanes and happening streets to reach at Sadhus Akhara(Ascetic house) to meet them as there are very much part of this spritual city for more than 3000 years and walk to end up at main ghat with temples bell, bathing rituals & daily ceremony. Later return to hotel to relax. After Lunch at 12:30 pm we will visit Ramnagar fort which speaks history of Kasi Kingdom. Kashi was among 16 Mahajanpadas(Initial formation of states during Middle Vedic period of Iron age in North India) after Indus Valley civilization between 1000 BCE to 200 BCE which further coverted to small kingdom and most importantly know as City of Knowledge. Kashi kingdom had good understanding with British empire during British Indian rule and one can experience and have feel of same while visiting it's museaum. Later drive to most important spiritual points of the city located in South of citytemples(Birla Temple, also know as New KV in BHU, Sankat Mochan Temple, Tulsi Manas & Durga Temple with Secred Pond) to end this tour by 4:30 pm. After this you can enjoy evening traditional music performance or music experience(Optional Tour) at extra cost. Later evening is free to relax.
Overnight in Varanasi.
Day 03 : Experience Salvation & Knowledge Path Another mesmerising morning of Varanasi at 6 am(Time can vary based on season) visit at Ganga ghat where take Sunrise Boat Tour till the Panchganga ghat (Important point in Varanasi spirit) on your own expense as option service. Further proceed at 8 am for most demanded tour of Varanasi mystic and spirit lovers (Salvation Path) - Varanasi is known worldwide as oldest living city in the world. It is also popularly known as city of lord Shiva and also believed that city is situated on trident of Lord Shiva. There are many city in the world where people migrate to live their life however Varanasi is city where people even come to die or wait till they die. Here you can feel the joy of life and even joy in death. During this Experiential Varanasi Walk tour tour you will be exploring the concept of Joy on death and Explore the path to salvation. We will explore details of rituals and tradition in process of cremation, pre-cremation and post cremation and know purpose of it. You will also know lot of facts which are otherwise performed by every hindu religion people as ritual but hardly 90% of people know reason behind it. During this tour we also include light breakfast at street side famous shop but hegien where you will taste fresh Makhan-Toast(Handmade home butter) & Malai (Home made Cream) - Toast with amazing tea to experience our concept come as tourist and go as local. Later return to hotel. Varanasi is know very importantly for 3 religion Hinduism, Jainism & Buddhism. It was also known to be city of knowledge and popular as natural place for ascetic practise during Sramana movement (6 BCE to 4 BCE).
Later in afternoon at 1 pm visit to Sarnath. Sarnath is located at 15 km from city centre and It was know by the name Rishipatan & Ishipatan in ancient during 6 BCE when Lord Budhha founder of Buddhism came to Sarnath a delivered his first sermon. There are many historically relevant places to see in Sarnath like Chaukandi Stupa, Dhamek Stupa, Main Temple, Jain Temple & Archeological museaum. Lion Capitol is National Emblem of India which can be seen on Indian passport and it was taken from Sarnath.
After returning from Sarnath one can take our other experiential tour of Bazar & Street Foods(Optional Tour) at extra cost.
Overnight in Varanasi.
Day 4: Departure from Varanasi as Local!! We believe in concept of Welcoming Tourist as Our Guest and depart as local.
Our tours are curated in a way that it in actual sense give you feel of "Come as Tourist, Go as Local".