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Tour to Varanasi

Duration 07 Nights/ 08 Days
Destination Delhi - Varanasi - Sarnath - Allahbad - Kaushambi - Delhi - Departure

Day 01:Arrival at Delhi :

As you arrive at the international airport at Delhi you will find our Central India Tours representative awaiting you eagerly. Welcoming you in the country he will then escort you to the hotel booked previously under your customized Varanasi itinerary. Relax in the hotel for the night where you will be handed over all the details related to your Tour to Varanasi and other interesting culturally rich cities of India.

Day 02: At Delhi (Overnight Train) - Varanasi :

Relish your breakfast on this day of your Tour to Varanasi. This day will be devoted to a full day sightseeing excursion of the national capital city of India, Delhi. This city tour will encompass sightseeing attractions of both New and Old Delhi. Begin your day tour with a visit to the majestic Red Fort situated in Old Delhi followed by a visit to nearby Jama Masjid renowned for being the largest mosque in India. While in Old Delhi don’t miss shopping at Chandini Chowk.

The later half of your sightseeing tour will first include a drive past Parliament House followed by a visit to India Gate. Also, visit other attractions such as Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple and Connaught Place. In the evening you will be escorted to the railway station from where you will board your overnight train to the next destination, Varanasi.

Day 03: At Varanasi :

As you arrive in Varanasi railway station, you will be welcomed by our Central India Tours representative who will then escort you to the hotel booked previously for your stay in Varanasi. Relax for a while in your room and then proceed for a full day temple tour in Varanasi. The sightseeing tour will include a visit first to the revered Bharat Mata Temple dedicated to the embodiment of Mother India; the temple is unique in all regards and is open to people of all religions. Also visit other celebrated sites of religious significance such as Durga Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple and Tulsi Manas Temple. In the evening visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple and attend the evening ritual of Aarti at the banks outside the temple, offering your prayers to River Ganges. Return to your hotel for overnight stay.

Day 04: At Varanasi :

The second day of your Varanasi tour itinerary is planned for another sightseeing tour of the city. The city is renowned for having more than 100 religious ghats (banks of river Ganges) and numerous temples and thus your temple tour in Varanasi continues on this day. Guests will be visiting various sightseeing attractions including a visit first to Benaras Hindu University followed by visit to Archaeological Museum, Bharat Kala Bhawan and Ramnagar Fort. Explore these rich heritage sites to learn about the culture and lifestyle of Varanasi and then return back to the hotel for night stay.

Day 05: Varanasi- Sarnath- Varanasi :

Situated a few kilometres away from Varanasi, Sarnath is a holy city which is of much relevance to Buddhist sect for this city is celebrated for being the place where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon. Indulge in a spiritual journey today to the famous sites of Buddhist temples stupas and revered temples of Sarnath. Guests will retreat to their hotel back in Varanasi by late in the evening.

Day 06: Varanasi- Allahabad :

Concluding the Varanasi travel on this morning guests will be driving to their next destination, Allahabad. On arrival in Allahabad our Central India Tours representative will escort you to the hotel where you are booked for the night. Enjoy rest of the day touring highlights of the city.

Visit the renowned tourist attractions such as majestic landmark of the city Allahabad Fort followed by visit to other historic sites such as Allahabad Museum, Anand Bhawan and Swaraj Bhawan. Return to the hotel and stay overnight here.

Day 07: Allahabad- Kaushambi- Delhi (By Train) :

Visit another Buddhist pilgrimage site, Kaushambi. On arrival devote the rest of the day exploring the architectural ruins and relics related to life of Lord Buddha. Your city sightseeing tour will include visit to stupas, Kaushambi Museum, Ashokan Pillar, Ghositaram Monastery and more. By evening you will be driven to the railway station to board the train to Delhi; you will stay onboard for the rest of the night.

Day 08: Delhi- Departure :

On arrival in Delhi railway station, you will be welcomed by our representative. The rest of the day will be free for recreation. You can choose to spend the day shopping for souvenirs in the posh markets of Connaught Place. Concluding your Varanasi travel itinerary you will be driven to the airport. Our Central India Tours representative will hand over your tickets bidding you farewell from the mystical land of India with sweet memories of your tour in the country.