Brace yourself. You're about to enter one of the most blindingly colourful, unrelentingly chaotic and unapologetically indiscreet places on earth. Varanasi takes no prisoners. But if you're ready for it, this may just turn out to be your favourite stop of all.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Varanasi
You will reach Varanasi in afternoon; check-in to hotel and relax. In the evening you will be taken to the Ganga Ghats to watch evening Aarti (Hindu ritual). Overnight will be at hotel in Varanasi.
Day 2: Varanasi Sightseeing
Early morning, you will be taken for a boat ride on the Ganges. It is a mystical and spiritual experience as you watch people offering water to the Sun God and devotees taking holy dip in the Ganges. Later in the day a city tour is arranged covering the Vishwanath temple, the Bharat Mata temple, BHU etc. Afternoon you will be taken for an excursion to Sarnath. Sarnath is the place where Buddha delivered his first sermon to his disciples. The attractions at Sarnath are the Buddha temples, the Dhamekha stupa, Chaukhandi stupa and the archaeological museum. Relax in the afternoon. Overnight stay at hotel in Varanasi.
Chaukhandi Stupa. Constructed in the the 5th century, the stupa marks the spot where the Buddha met the five ascetics. The octagonal tower is of Islamic origin and a later ...
Chaukhandi Stupa, Rishpattan Road, Sarnath, Varanasi, UP 221007, India
Day 3: Varanasi – Sitamarhi -allahabad
In the morning you will be driven to Allahabad via visit Sitamarhi to see the Sangam (meeting point) of the three rivers- Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati (a mythological river). Allahabad or Prayag is an important pilgrimage center of the Hindus. It is one of the four venues of the "Kumbh Mela". Overnight stay will be at hotel.