Banaras Historical Tour

Destination Covered : Varanasi (Banaras)- Sarnath- Varanasi (Banaras)- Adalpura- Chunar- Shakteshgarh- Siddhnath Dari- Varanasi (Banaras)- Shooltankeshwar- Gadwaghat Ashram- Ramnagar- Gyan Pravaha Samneghat- Varanasi (Banaras)

Duration : 4 Nights / 5 Days


Tour Highlights

♦  Visit Tulsi Ghat and attend Ganga Aarti ceremony with boat ride at Assi Ghat.

♦  Excursion to Markandey Mahadev Temple (Kaithi), Sarnath and enjoy in evening light & sound show at Dhamekh Stupa (Show ticket on your own cost).

♦  Excursion in same day Adalpura, Chunar, Shakteshgarh & Siddhnath Dari.

♦  Excursion in same day Shooltankeshwar, Gadwaghat Ashram, Ramnagar, Lal Bahadur Shastri Smriti Bhawan Sangrahalay & Gyan Pravaha. 


Details Itinerary

Day 1  Arrive Varanasi (Banaras)

Upon your arrival at airport/ railway station, meet with our driver and get transferred to hotel. Later start city tour of Varanasi and visiting various Temples like as New Vishwanath Temple & Bharat Kala Bhavan (B.H.U.), Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, Tridev Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple, Durga Kund Temple & Ganesh Temple. In evening visit Tulsi Ghat- it's one of the ghats in Varanasi which is named after Tulsidas who lived there while writing the Ramcharitmanas. After that attend Ganga Aarti ceremony (at Assi Ghat) with boat ride. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

 

Day 2  Varanasi (Banaras)– (38 Kms/ 1:00 Hrs Approx.) Kaithi- (22 Kms/ 30 Mns Approx.) Sarnath- (10 Kms/ 30 Mns Approx.) Varanasi (Banaras)

Early morning proceed to Gangaji for holy dips and by walk visit Main ancient Kashi Vishwanath Temple also called the Golden Temple because of the gold plating on its roof, Maa Annapurna Devi Temple & Vishalakshi Temple. Return back to hotel for breakfast (Breakfast serve in hotel till 10:00 A.M.).

After short rest visit Kaal Bhairav Temple then you can explore local famous Varanasi Silk & Carpet product.

Late noon proceed for the excursion to Markandey Mahadev Temple (Kaithi) after that proceed to Sarnath – 22 Kms away from Kaithi. Visit Dhamekh Stupa, Dharmarajika Stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa, Jain Temple, Buddha temple, Sarnath Museum (National Emblem)
 -(Friday closed), Ashok Pillar and Deer Park. In evening light & sound show at Dhamekh Stupa (Show ticket on your own cost, Timing: 7:30 – 8:00 P.M.) Return back to Varanasi (Banaras). Overnight stay at the Hotel.

 

Day 3  Varanasi (Banaras)–(20 Kms/ 40 Mns Approx.) Adalpura-(10Kms/ 25 Mns Approx.) Chunar-(20 Kms/ 40 Mns Approx.) Shakteshgarh – (5 Kms/ 10 Mns Approx.) Siddhnath Dari- (50 Kms/ 1:30 Hrs Approx.) Varanasi (Banaras)

Morning after breakfast ride to Adalpura and visit Maa Shitla Devi Temple.

After ride to Chunar and visit Chunar fort. The Chunar Fort was established by Maharaja Vikramaditya, the King of Ujjain, in honor of the stay of his brother Raja Bharthari.

Then ride to Shakteshgarh and visit Swami Adgadanand ji Maharaj Paramhans Ashram. He most well-known and religious character of the present, has been described the Yatharth Geeta in the simple kind which was disseminated by the Lord Krishna a prolonged ago. 

After that ride to Siddhnath Dari and visit Siddhnath ki Dari Waterfall, not only a serene waterfall but the place also offers rock paintings and carvings and people from far and distant lands come here to see and study it. 

Return back to Varanasi (Banaras) and Overnight stay at the Hotel

 

Day 4  Varanasi (Banaras)–(15 Kms/ 30 Mns Approx.) Shooltankeshwar-(12 Kms/ 35 Mns Approx.) Gadwaghat Ashram -(6 Kms/ 15 Mns Approx.) Ramnagar – (6 Kms/ 15 Mns Approx.) Gyan Pravaha Samneghat -(10 Kms/ 20 Mns Approx.) Varanasi (Banaras)

Morning after breakfast ride to Shooltankeshwar and visit Shooltankeshwar Mahadev Temple (at the bank of Ganga river).

After that ride to Gadwaghat Ashram. This is very sacred ashram, which runs on the symbols of Sadguru saints, was established in the year 1930. It is situated near Ganga river. This ashram is for public welfare by public interest activities. Here, the inquisitive are given the knowledge of the paranoia without discrimination like caste, religion, colour, age, gender etc. 


Then ride to Ramnagar and visit Ramnagar fort & Bharat Ratna second Prime minister Late Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Ji, Smriti Bhawan Sangrahalay -(Tuesday closed). He spent his childhood in Varanasi living in maternal grandfather's house at Ramnagar. The house of Shastri Ji has been converted into a museum which showcases his life history, lifestyle, his rooms like the kitchen, bedroom, etc. that consist of simple daily life products.

After that ride to Gyan Pravaha & museum (Culture & Knowledge center) Samneghat near Ramnagar bridge. Founded in 1997 by Smt. Bimla Poddar and Sri Suresh Neotia, Jnana-Pravaha, today it’s a Centre of Excellence. It promotes, supports and propagates Indian culture in its quintessence.  

Return back to Varanasi (Banaras) and visit Baba Keenaram Ashram- It’s spritual center and headquarters / pilgrim of Aghora sector (at Ravindrapuri), Iskcon Temple (Near Bhelupur) & Bharat Mata Temple. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

 

Day 5  Varanasi (Banaras) – Departure
 
Morning after breakfast departure transfer to the airport/ railway station to connect your flight/ train for onward destination.

 

PACKAGE INCLUDES :

a) 04 Nights accommodation in Hotel.
b) 04 Days breakfast in Hotel. 
c) All transfers & sightseeing tours by using AC Vehicle.
d) All applicable vehicle taxes, toll, parking fees, fuel charges etc.
e) 01 Boat ride tour on river Ganges.
f) All applicable taxes. 

 

PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDES :

a) Expenses of personal nature such as tel. calls, alcoholic & non alcoholic beverages, Extra services at the hotel etc.
b) Airfares, Airport Taxes & Railway Fare. 
c) Any insurance surcharge.
d) Still / video cameras fees.
e) Monuments entry fees.
f) Guide services.
g)  Any other expenses that aren’t included in above mention services.

 

"Journey Ends With Sweet Memories"