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Explore Varanasi – “The City of Lights, Banaras or Kashi”. A city spread on the banks of the river Ganga. Get an insight into one of the oldest cities in the world. Explore the popular tourist destination visited by thousands along with its locales, colorful markets, the divine connection and the famous ghats. A city that evokes emotions among the travellers.
This walk is an ideal choice for people wanting to spend only a few hours in Varanasi but want to visit most famous tourist attraction and experience the local life. Walking in the oldest part of the city to explore old and hidden alleys, food, history and culture which shall leave you mesmerized. Embark on an immersive morning-to-evening heritage walk in Varanasi, where the bylanes come alive with cultural treasures and vibrant markets. The journey begins at the historic Town Hall, leading you through a captivating fabric and saree market before arriving at a Goshala, a sanctuary for sacred cows. Discover the significance of these revered animals and witness their compassionate care. Hop on a cycle-rickshaw and traverse the bustling main market thoroughfare, eventually reaching the lively Chowk area. Here, experience the excitement of the wedding market (Kinari Bazaar) and indulge in the delectable delights of Kachori Galli’s famous deep-fried snacks.
As the day progresses, make your way to Khoa Galli, where milk products like paneer and sweetened condensed milk tempt your taste buds. The tour continues through the iconic Vishwanath Galli, where you can immerse yourself in the city’s vibrant atmosphere. As the evening descends, the grand finale awaits at Dasashwamedh Ghat, a spiritually significant place in Varanasi. Witness the mesmerizing Ganga Aarti, a captivating ritual where priests offer prayers to the sacred Ganges River. Optionally, you can opt for a boat ride on the Ganges to observe the Aarti from the river, providing a unique and enchanting perspective.
Throughout this journey, the heritage of Varanasi unfolds, from its rich weaving traditions to its bustling markets filled with colors and aromas. This flagship Varanasi Heritage Walks® by India City Walks™ ensures a profound connection with the city’s culture, traditions, and spirituality. Allow yourself to be enchanted by the sights, flavors, and sacred moments that make Varanasi a truly unforgettable destination.
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