Also popularly nicknamed as the ‘city of temples’, Varanasi is well known, all over the world for its magnificent, ancient temples. We present you with a complete an wholesome Varanasi temple tour package which lasts for 3 days and 2 nights and will definitely fill your soul with unparalleled spirituality.
- Witnessing of the grand ganga aarti in Varanasi.
- Temple visit and other sightseeing in Varanasi
- Full day excursion in sarnath
- Bodhgaya temple visit
- Monastery visit and sightseeing in Gaya
Tour Itinerary - Varanasi Temple Tour Package
Day 1 :Arrival in Varanasi
Upon your arrival at Varanasi airport, our tour representative will escort you to your allotted hotel where you will be checked in comfortably upon your arrival. By evening you will be escorted for a glorious experience at the holy and auspicious Ganga Aarti. Once you are one with the aarti procession you will be escorted back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2 :Varanasi – Sarnath (Temple Tour)
Your early morning will commence on a soothing note, by taking a boat ride on the holy river Ganga. Here you will be able to witness the mesmerizing sunrise where you can also take a holy dip in the pious waters. After taking a round of all the popular ghats that line Varanasi you will be taken back to your hotel for having a fulfilling breakfast. After this your temple tour will kick start and you will be covering ancient and iconic temples like – Kashi Vishwanath Mandir, Annapurna Mandir, Bharat Mata Mandir, Sankat Mochan (Hanuman Mandir), Tulsi Manas Mandir and if time persists then you will also be taken for a visit to BHU.
By afternoon your journey towards one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage spot will commence. You will be reaching Sarnath after covering a road journey of almost half n hour to 45 mines. This place is important since Buddha had served his very first sermon of Dhamma here to his disciples. You will be visiting holy places like – Dhamek Stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa and the Sarnath archeological museum.
After a tour to all these temples and places of worship, you will be taken back to Varanasi where you will be spending some time by shopping for souvenirs before heading back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3 :Varanasi Departure
After having your breakfast you will be assisted to your allotted departure spot which is either the railway station or the airport. Once you are dropped off, this will mark the end of your holy journey with us.
- Guided sightseeing tour
- Pick up and drop off service
- Meals as per itinerary
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- Driver allowance, parking charges, fuel price
- Any expense of personal nature
- Extra charges in case of an emergency
- Shopping, laundry, tipping, portage
- Monument entrance fees, camera charges
- Anything not in the inclusions section
Frequently Asked Questions
Q.How many hours does it take for darshan at Kashi Vishwanath temple?
A. Normally it takes about 2 to 3 hours for complete darshan at Kashi vishawanath mandir but it may take much much longer on auspicious days or special occasions.
Q.What are the famous temples of Varanasi?
A. Kashi vishwanath, maa annapurna, kaal bhairav, sankatmochan hanuman mandir, tulsi manas mandir, mrityunjay mandir etc are some of the famous temples in Varanasi.
Q.When is the best time to travel to allahabad?
A. October to March is considered as the best time to travel to Allahabad.
Q.How far is Patna from Gaya?
A. Patna is close to 100 kms of road distance away from Gaya and it takes about 2.5 to 3 hours to reach.
Q.What is inside the Mahabodhi temple?
A. Inside the temple there is a shrine that holds a yellow sandstone statue of gautam buddha encased in a glass compartment.