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Evening Ganga Aarti, Boat ride & Guided Walking Tour
The activities offered in this experience are attending a beautiful event - Evening Ganga Aarti, evening boat ride, walking along Ganga Ghat and narrow lanes of this unique city, visiting some temples and sacred cremation site. Evening local streets snacks in the main market around Ghat, i.e., famous Banarasi Chaat with Lassi / Thandai is included in this experience. Ganga Aarti is performed daily in the evening by a group of priests at Dashaswamedh Ghat. Ganga Aarti is the magnificent event during evening in Banaras. It will be a wonderful experience for you, memorable for whole life. This beautiful ritual makes every moment of the evening special and fills with spiritual thoughts. The whole event takes around 45 minutes. Ganga Aarti starts half an hour after sunset. You will witness Evening Ganga Aarti at Dashaswamedh Ghat. After Ganga Aarti we will visit some temples including Brihaspati Temple, Ratneshwar Mahadev Temple and the most sacred cremation site -Manikarnika Ghat. At Mankarnika Ghat, you will see cremation process of Hinduism followers. In Hinduism death is considered as a gateway to another life marked by the results of one's karma. It is believed that a dead human's soul attains moksha, i.e.,breaks the cycle of birth and rebirth if cremated here.
Exotic Sun rise tour with Boat
Varanasi is very holy and oldest living city in the world . It is also very secret place for Hindu where we have many temple and holy Ganges river . It is also called Cultural Capital of India . We start our tour to from Main ghat (Dashashwmedh ghat ) where we will show all morning spritual activities like Bathing , hair shaving , ceremony and Ashes offering ceremony etc. then we will go on boat to see morning Sun rise which is beauty of varanasi . We will show many ghat and we explain about their history . Boat going to show both cremation place where guest can feel and watch all process from boat . Other things to note We not provide boat tour during monsoon .
Gastronomic Local Speciality Food Tour
The Heritage Gastro Routes is a food tour of iconic eateries in Varanasi which may be as old as more than 200 years and are hidden inside the lanes. These eateries are visited by locals and travelers hunting for these places through maps and books. We are going to try an array of cuisines which have evolved as an integral part of local life in the oldest living city on planet. Ranging from varieties of exquisite chaats and savouries, to delicious desserts , thick creamy Banarasi Lassi from Blue Lassi Shop to the iconic chaiwala of Varanasi in chowk area, we will test and try more than 15 dishes. Be prepared for a healthy interaction with some of the locals and we would also visit some heritage places in old city surrounded by food. Varanasi is also famed for it`s refreshing Thandais and Banarasi Paan to end with. Other things to note We will be providing bottle of water, hand sanitizer and wipes.
Morning arti, boat ride & walk of assi
Morning Time is the moment when one can fall in love with the city instantly. The energy, vibe, temperature, sunrise, local activities, boat ride, aarti ceremony which is soulful rather than loud and touristic, a little walk in the lanes, having chai with locals is all mesmerizing for a soulful feel of the city.
Death & Rebirth Walk
This special walk aims at giving an insight about the significance of Varanasi as a place for Death & Liberation, where elderly people come to spend their later years just to get an opportunity to die and get liberated from the recycle of birth & death. Visit the cremation ghat and learn about the death rituals in Hinduism there, may be you get an opportunity to see an Aghori sadhu performing rituals at the cremation to attain spiritual gains and and finally visit an Ashram and meet an Aghori Sadhu who has renounced his worldly life and living the life of an ascetic since last 3 decades. You can interact with him, ask questions if you have any any and learn about the spiritual journey. You can ask me to make some changes if required to match your plans & requirements if booking a private group tour. My name is Kunal. I am a trained & licensed tour guide (from the Ministry of Tourism. Govt of India). Other things to note We will have to walk down to the cremation ground which will include walking up and down the stairs from the road to the river bank. This experience is LGBTQ friendly. Private group walks are available on request. Please get in touch.
Spiritual and cultural tour of Varanasi with yoga teacher
Join me to understand Varanasi in spiritual ,historical ,cultural ,social and philoshpical way. We will start our experiences with drinking tea in local tea shop . There we will have small talk on History ,philoshpy, cultire of varanasi . Meaning and philoshpy behind rituals ,festivals ,temples .etc We will visit some mysterious ,famous and ancient temples of varanasi . We will visit ashram where monks live their life in a very simple way . We will talk to them and learn some wisom . We will visit Gurukulas ( vedic school )where small students learn and chant vedic mantras . We will talk about Indian philoshpy in which we try to understand Birth and death ,Karma and Dharma according to vedas We will end the tour with a proper indian lunch (Thali ) And a soviniour :)
Evening boat ride for Life and Death
Varanasi is one of the oldest living city of India. It is also known as Cultural capital of India where people can see real India and feel it's religious beauty. In Varanasi always have thousands of pilgrim who come to do pilgrimage tour and this city also known as paradise place to death and Life. Varanasi is the place where life and Death going together. In Varanasi cremation is celebration for us. So many people come to die and feel it beauty too. We will arrange tour to show life and death together and making understand also why it is so important for Hindu and for other people. We will show both life and death in our tour. Like cremation and ceremony together.
Morning Boat Ride, Aarti, Temples & Guided Walk
You will get early morning sun rise at Assi Ghat, morning Ganga Aarti, classical music and Yoga session in "Subah-e-Banaras" on the banks of river Ganga. After attending the event you will get morning boating and during boat ride you will see morning life along Ganga Ghat and cremation process at Harishchandra Ghat and post death rituals at Kedar Ghat. Next, we will roam around Ganga Ghat and narrow streets of this ancient city visiting some temples and will have traditional Banarasi morning breakfast. Subah-e-Banaras is a phenomenon that has been ascribed to civilization to foster cosmic evolution and its super mental consciousness. During morning hours ‘creative energy’ revealed himself after lifting the veil of darkness. Subah-e-Banaras gives you a golden opportunity to purify your mind and soul. A perfect way to start your day with new hopes, aspirations and internal strength. Enjoy early morning, which is full of life, light and spiritual essence perpetuating the eternal beauty of nature along with Vedic Chanting, Music and Yoga. Subah-e-Banaras is a not to miss experience. A mystic blend of nature’s grandeur and human existence, Rising Sun, Golden Ganges and glittering Ghats inspire men to Enchant, Sing and meditate (Yoga). Subah-e-Banaras starts at 5:00 am (in summer) and 6:00 am (in winter) at Assi Ghat, one of the most visited Ganga Ghat of Banaras.
Food Walk With Monu
We'll meet at the famous city center Godowlia crossing opposite the hotel Ganges Grand. We'll start our food walk with the newly opened place called The Tiksho which makes really great Aloo Tikki. Then we will walk towards the Laxmi Chai shop who makes great chai. We'll then walk towards the Ram Bhandar to try Aloo Cutlet. Later we'll visit the one of the oldest sweet shop of Varanasi called Rajbandhu to try Malai Gilori. Varanasi is well known for this. Our tour ends with the best Paan of Kashi at the end of the famous Vishwanath Gali. They say that if you have not tried Banarasi Paan then you have not visited Varanasi. I'll then drop you to the same spot where we met at the starting point. In case if you are allergic to any food, please feel free to let me know so that I can skip that item from the tour. I am looking forward to be your host for this tour.
Evening Walk & Aarti - Markets & Lanes
It`s a truly amazing experience of the holy city that one may enjoy while on a trip to Varanasi. It’s a walk through lanes, bazaars, Ghats and at the end has an experience of the vibrant and choreographed Aarti ceremony the city is known for. This is a highly recommended tour and is a more holistic way to experience the city of temples, the city of eternity, city where souls attain Nirvana. Places covered: Godowlia Market, Bazaars, Vishwanath Gali, Bangles Market, Khoya Gali, Thathehri Gali, Kachori Gali, Nariyal bazar, Kites Market, Dal Mandi, Kinari Bazar, Chowk Area, Flower Market, Evening Aarti. Inclusions – 1 Bottle Water Per Person, Guiding Fees. Meeting Point – PDR Mall Box Office, Luxa Road, Godowlia.
Varanasi Walking Tour With Monu
I'll meet you at the city center of Varanasi called Godowlia, opposite the famous Hotel Ganges Grand. We'll then head towards the famous Gali called Vishwanath Gali passing through the twisty alleyways of the old town. Once we have covered this alleyway, we will walk through the Bangali Tola area which is mostly full with foreigners and cafes. As this will be our tour towards North of Varanasi, we are going to see some hidden temples, ashrams and the famous Cremation ghat called Harishchandra Ghat. We will then head towards the Assi Ghat passing through the old Galis of Varanasi. We will stop by a tea shop on the way to have a ten mins break. After covering the main spots, we will then come back to the famous Dhashashwamedh Ghat where the evening Ganga Aarati is held everyday. Our tour ends over here.
Cultural Walk- Ghat, Streets, temples & cremation sites
You will explore this unique ancient city and its culture along Ganga Ghat and in narrow streets. You will see main Ganga Ghats, local market in old city alleys, ancient temples along Ganga Ghat and Vishwanath Corridor area, and the most sacred cremation site for Hinduism followers - Manikarnika Ghat. Ghats in Varanasi / Banaras are riverfront steps leading to the banks of the River Ganges. Life along the Ganga Ghats is itself an unique experience. The market in old city alleys will define the complete culture of this city. You can enjoy local street food items too. In Vishwanath Corridor area, you will see dozens of ancient temples including Shri Kashi Viswanath Temple and Nepali Temple (Mini Khajuraho). You will see an observatory - Jantar Mantar at Maan Mandir Ghat. Alamgir Mosque at Panchganga Ghat, leaning temple at Manikarnika Ghat, are the important stops in this walking tour. You will get brief description of Hindu religion, concept of moksha and Hindu way of life in this city. Temples of different dieties related to Hindu religion, we will see along Ganga Ghat. Other things to note Significant walking involved You should wear appropriate comfortable outfit according to the season/weather during tour. You should put on footwear with grip as the Ghats and streets can be wet and slippery. Avoid slippers and sandals.
The life of Weavers in Kashi
Join me on one of beautiful walk in to Muslim area to see the life of weavers and arts and their work . We will see their art making silk design by hands in to their beautiful home and street . I will take you walking in weavers area where you see some of the weavers house and colony . Varanasi always famous for its Banarasi silk weaving hub using gold and silver threads to creat it unique things . We will show both hand weaving and power loom .
Street food tour - Taste of Banaras
Street food depicts the true essence of a city's culture and cuisine. Various street food items are famous for their distinct flavours and complicated recipes. Banaras / Varanasi is one of the oldest cities in the world, and its street food is as elaborate as the city's history. Food is a quintessential part of the Banaras culture. A few handpicked locations and special treats will tickle your taste buds while you're in Banaras. Kachori Sabzi and Jalebi is the most popular morning breakfast dish in Banaras. Ram Bhandar at Thatheri Bazaar and Kachori Gali are famous locations near Sri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, where you can enjoy Kachori Sabzi and Jalebi in morning. Dahi Chutney Gol Gappe, Aalu Tikki Chat, Choora Matar, Samosa, Launglatta, Rasmalai, Rabri, Maliyo, Emarti, Gulab Jamun, Papri Chat & Tamatar Chat are famous snacks and sweets of Banaras. The famous locations for Banarasi Chaat are Kashi Chaat Bhandar and Deena Chaat Bhandar in the main market. Bati – Chokha, Chena Dahi Vada, Thandai & Lassi are the famous food items of Banaras that you should not miss and you can find famous locations for these in every corner of the city. Do not forget to taste Banarasi Paan at Keshav Tambul, Ravidas Gate and Chai (Tea) at Assi Ghat & Dashaswamedh Ghat at least once while your trip. In this food tour, you will visit many places according to your schedule morning or evening. Other things to note We will visit many famous street food points. Enjoy this food walk like locals. Feel free to share your dietry restrictions, if any.
Special boat trip for Dev Diwali
Varanasi is very holy and oldest living city in the world . It is also very secret place for Hindu where we have many temple and holy Ganges river . It is also called Cultural Capital of India we are going to make a tour withboat on very special and beautiful festival on Dev Diwali. This is one of the biggest festival of Varanasi and many people come in Varanasi just to celebrate this festival. On festival day all ghat of Varanasi are decorated with million on lights and flowers. And we have beautiful full moon day too which make this festival very special. So we arrange tour with boat to see each and every ghat and also we show the biggest and beautiful ceremony from boat as well.