Half-Day Guided Historical Walking Tour of Varanasi
This a meeting point tour. So the guests are requested to meet our representative at Assi Ghat as per the scheduled time.
Let our guide take you through the city and its history. The city has seen a lot since it is one of the ancient cities and hence has a lot of tales to offer. Varanasi being the religious capital of India also has a lot of folk talks to add to it that are connected to various parts of the city. The tales about the city being so acred and attracting the devotees to it from all around the world. This walk will allow you to discover some of the most evocative places around. Some are thought to be haunted and others blessed… but each has a story to tell!
Post this, our guide will bid you a bye. The tour comes to an end and you will walk out with the memories and spiritual rejuvenation.
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What's included :
- Services of English Speaking guide
What's excluded :
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Assi Ghat, Sdkfjl, Varanasi 221005 India
Welcome to one of the most sacred places for Hindusim, Assi Ghat is the southernmost Ghat in Varanasi, situated at the assemblage of Ganges and Assi rivers. The ghat is a sacred place as pilgrims offer prayers to a huge shivalingam placed under a peepal tree after bathing in the river.
Legend also states that the famous Indian poet saint, Tulsi Das had written the popular epic the Ramcharitmanas on the banks of Assi Ghat.
It is believed that Goddess Durga, after killing the asuras, Shumbha-Nishumbha, had thrown her sword at a place, which resulted in the origin of a huge stream, known as Assi River.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Varanasi, Varanasi, Varanasi District, Uttar Pradesh
For the next several hours, we will continue our exploration of the Old City on foot, through her labyrinth of small alleys; you will see hidden temples, vibrant bazaars, neighborhoods of bustle and activity, and quiet spots of tranquility amidst it all. We might even stop to grab some delicious street food, as well!
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Dasaswamedh Ghat Road Bangali Tola, Varanasi 221001 India
Dashashwamedh Ghat is the main ghat in Varanasi on the Ganga River. It is located close to Vishwanath Temple and is probably the most spectacular ghat. Two Hindu legends are associated with it: According to one, Lord Brahma created it to welcome Lord Shiva.
Duration: 10 minutes
Departure Point :Pizzeria Vaatika Cafe - Pizza Restaurants in Varanasi, B-1/178, Assi Ghat Rd, Shivala, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005, India
Departure Time :9:00 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Infants must sit on laps
- Near public transportation
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.