Varanasi Extension Itinerary

This tour is a great way to extend your time in Varanasi. Lift your spirits as you float on the Ganges, marvel at the Varanasi ghats and explore the town.

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    • Total twin price tool tip
      USD $175
      CAD $187
      AUD $195
      EUR €135
      GBP £117
      NZD $230
      ZAR R1,775
      CHF FR167
    • Total single price tool tip
      USD $340
      CAD $360
      AUD $375
      EUR €260
      GBP £225
      NZD $445
      ZAR R3,415
      CHF FR320
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india varanasi ganges colour

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Day 1 Varanasi

This city encapsulates colourful India. Life and death collide on the shores of the Ganges and history and culture seem imbued in the cobblestones of the narrow alleyways. Enjoy a city tour then cruise down the Ganges at night to witness a moving Aarti ceremony.
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Day 2 Varanasi/Sarnath

Learn about traditional silk weaving, and then spend the afternoon exploring the ruins of Sarnath, the site where Buddha performed his first sermon. Home now to temples built by Tibetan, Chinese, Thai, Burmese and Japanese Buddhists, Sarnath is a peaceful spot to spend time and meet the local monks.
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Day 3 Varanasi

During an early morning boat ride, watch pilgrims perform holy rituals on the fascinating Varanasi ghats. Use free time to explore the ghats and laneways of Varanasi's Old Town before saying goodbye to this holiest of cities.