North India Luxury Tours

Luxury & Private Varanasi Tours

Varanasi also commonly known as Benares or Banaras is a city situated on the banks of the River Ganges in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

One of the world’s most ancient cities, it is among the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and probably the oldest in India. Varanasi, or the city of light, is a centre for Hindu pilgrimage and is regarded as a holy city by Hindus, Buddhists and Jains.

Situated on the banks of the sacred River Ganges, thousands come here to bathe in the sacred waters, descending down the spiritual Ghats to make their devotions. The city itself is a bustling maze of narrow streets and colourful buildings and temples. Varanasi is a centre for silk and brocade production, much of which can be found at the local shops and bazaars.

Things to do in Varanasi

Discover the ancient city of Varanasi, the religious capital of India, and partake in the Ganga Aarti, held on the banks of the River Ganges.

Varanasi is a city situated on the banks of the River Ganges in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world and probably the oldest of India. The culture of Varanasi is closely associated with the River Ganges and the river’s religious importance.

Morning Boat Ganges Varanasi

Sunrise Boat in Ganges

Visit the river Ganges at sunrise when pilgrims and devotees flock to the river to worship the rising sun, starting  their day with a dip in the holy river.  A boat trip along the Ganges is a quintessential experience and is the best way to explore Ghats. In the early morning the light is nothing less than spectacular and should not be missed.

Aarti Ceremony Ganges Varanasi

Evening Aarti Ceremony

As dusk falls you will be taken into the heart of Varanasi to visit the Ghats, which line the banks of the sacred Ganges. Your guide will walk you in & around the ghats and the hectic streets which lead back from the waterfront. Watch as lamps are lit and circled by pandits (Hindu priests), accompanied by lively dance and songs of devotion.

Kashi Vishwanath Temple Varanasi

Kashi Vishwanath Temple

The beating heart of Varanasi, Vishwanath Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is the holiest of the 12 revered jyotirlingas in the country. One of the most famous Hindu temples, even its glimpse is said to be auspicious. Varanasi is thus known as the city of Lord Shiva. The temple has 800 kg of gold plating on its tower

Local Market Tour Varanasi

Local Market Walk

Explore the vibrant markets of Varanasi, walk through the narrow lanes of the city, areas that still reflect the essence of a bygone, get acquainted with its legacy and discover its rustic charm. You will get a chance to explore the famous Spice Market, Perfume Market and the Kachori Gali (street food market).

Sarnath Varanasi


A pilgrimage place for Buddhists, Sarnath features a number of temples and completely serene surroundings with its various historically significant, architectural marvels. To name a few attractions, we have, Ashoka's Pillar, Dharma Stupa built by Emperor Ashoka and many more.

Best Hotels in Varanasi

BrijRama Palace Varanasi

BrijRama Palace



Guleria Kothi Varanasi

Guleria Kothi



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