Located along the west bank of the holy River Ganges in the state of Uttar Pradesh, the city of Varanasi is a sacred Hindu pilgrimage site that one of the oldest cities in the world. It has stood as a symbol of Hindu renaissance and preserved the traditions and rituals of Hindu philosophy since ancient times.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrive Varanasi
Arrival at Varanasi Airport at 18:00 hrs and transfer to hotel. Check-in to hotel and relax. Overnight at hotel in Varanasi.
Day 2: Varanasi
Early morning, you will be proceeded to mother River Ganga for snan. 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. After snan, Darshan of Kashi Vishwanath Temple and Annapurna devi. After Darshan come back to hotel. Later you will proceed to Darshan of Kala-Bhairava Temples, Sankat Mochan Temple, Bharat Mata Temple, BHU etc. In evening you will be taken to the Ganga Ghats to watch evening Aarti Pooja (Hindu ritual). Overnight at hotel in Varanasi.
Day 3: Sitamarhi & Vindhyachal
In the morning you will be driven to Allahabad via Sitamarhi to visit Sitamarhi Samahit Sthal and Darshan of Lord Shiv and Hanuman. Later drive to Vindhyachal Devi Darshan and then drive to Varanasi. Overnight at hotel Hotel in Varanasi.
Day 4: Varanasi To Ayodhya
After breakfast proceed to Ayodhya. Visit the major attractions of Ayodhya like The Ram Janmabhumi (birthplace of Lord Rama) where he spent most of his childhood, Lakshman Ghat, Kala Ram Temple, Kanak Bhavan Temple and several Jain shrines. Overnight stay at Krishna Palace in Ayodhya.
Travel from Varanasi to Ayodhya
Day 5: Ayodhya To Varanasi
Early in the morning Darshan at Lord Ram Temple and post breakfast drive to Varanasi via Jaunpur. Overnight at hotel in Varanasi.
Travel from Ayodhya to Varanasi
Day 6: Varanasi
After breakfast proceed to visit Sarnath Excursion (Buddhist site). In Sarnath you can visit the Archaeological Museum and Mahabodhi Temple along with Monasteries and various other temples. Post lunch proceed for the City Tour including the Benares Hindu University ( Including the Visit of Bharat Kala Bhawan- Where the guests can see the sculptures and miniature paintings and various other things) and various temples including Durga Temple and Tulsi Manas Temple. In the evening if you wish you can see the Silk Weaving Area ( It’s the local Art of Varanasi). You also can explore the local bazaar (market). Overnight at hotel in Varanasi.
Day 7: Departure
Early in the morning go to Kashi Vishwanath Temple to take a part in Aarti (Optional - pre booking ticket charges is 250 to 1500 per person). Evening transfer to Airport on time to board in the flight.