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 $297
      CAD $305
      AUD $300
      EUR €205
      GBP £172
      NZD $335
      ZAR R3,002
      CHF FR250
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    • Total single price tool tip
      USD $555
      CAD $570
      AUD $560
      EUR €385
      GBP £325
      NZD $625
      ZAR R5,605
      CHF FR465
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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.