A walking tour is a tour of a historical or cultural site in varanasi undertaken on foot, rickshaw,auto and car. Short tours can last under an hour, while longer ones can take in multiple sits and last a full day or more. A walk can be led by a tour guide, as an escort. The state tourism department of Varanasi has come up with a unique plan: that of allowing visitors to go on heritage walks through the temple town. This innovative new way of exploring Varanasi open doors for visitors to get drenched in Banarasi way of life.
Tours of cities and cultural sites with guides
A walking tour is generally distinguished from an escorted tour by its length and the employment of tour guides, and can be under 12 hours, or last for a week or more. They are led by guides that have knowledge of the sites, or the landscape, covered on the tour, and explanations and interpretations of the site can cover a range of subjects, including places with historical, cultural and artistic significance. Walking tours, of various kinds and length, are universally part of the tourism industry, and can be found around the world.
Morning Sunrise Walk
The early-morning light is particularly inspiring, and all the color and chanting of pilgrims bathing and performing puja unfolds before you. Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, enjoy a surreal sunrise, floating on the sacred river and learn about Hindu mythology from one of our expert local guides.
Gange aarti is the magnificent event during evening in the Varanasi that one must not miss to see it. It makes us to experience the great feelings while Gange aarti become in process. This beautiful ritual makes every moment of the evening period special and fills with the spiritual thoughts. It is performed by the brass lamps which accompanied with the mantra chant in the presence of the huge crowd.
Sarnath – A Buddhist Pilgrimage
Buddhists wordwide look upon India as the land of the Buddha and a visit to this country means a pilgrimage to those places sacred to the memory of the Enlightened One. After the Bouddha attanined enlightenment in Bodh Gaya he came to sarnath. Here in the Deer Park, he delivered his first sermon, or in religious language, set in motion the wheel of Law (maha- Dharmachakra Pravartan).
Walk through the Narrow Lanes of Benares
Walk with us through the narrow lanes of the oldest living city of the world, commonly known as Banaras. Experience the life style of Banarasi’s and visit city’s famous temples, observe the Hindu rituals near the Assi and Dashashwamedh Ghats in Ganges river popularly known in Banaras, city of Light, surrounded also by many narrow Lanes and Temples.
Explore the Oldest City
Varanasi’s Old City near the banks of the Ganga river has crowded narrow winding lanes, flanked by road-side shops and scores of Hindu temples. As atmospheric as it is confusing, Varanasi’s labyrinthine Old City has a rich culture attracting many visitors. The main residential areas of Varanasi are situated in more spacious areas far from the Ghats.
Varanasi is also famous for housing numerous temples. Several temples in Varanasi have great religious and historical importance in Hinduism. There are many temples, erected at different times throughout the history of Varanasi. Among the estimated 23,000 temples in Varanasi, the temples most popular for worship are the Kashi Vishwanath Temple of Shiva, the Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple and the Durga Mandir Temple known for monkeys that reside in the large trees nearby.