After arrival in Varanasi Check into the hotel. Afternoon visit to nearby Sarnath, where the Buddha began his teachings 2500 years ago. Watch evening arati (Hindu ritual) at the Ganges Stay at Hotel.Overnight stay at Hotel.
Morning sightseeing Varanasi. Early morning have a glimpse of the city. Take a boat ride along the busy Ghats where devotees perform the morning rituals worshipping Ganga Maya. They take a holy dip believing that they would be free from the circle of rebirth. Return for breakfast.
Post breakfast visit the Museum of the Benaras Hindu University, one of the largest and oldest universities of India. In the afternoon visit the River Ghats and temples ( Sankatmochan. Manas Temple, Durga Kund). Feel the religious and cultural beauty of Varanasi, Visit the Bharat Mata temple, New Visvanath Temple and other temples. You can pick up souvenirs from the market... Overnight stay at Hotel.
After breakfast Checkout to hotel and depart for Chunar. The Chunar fort is situated 40 km. from Varanasi. Saint Bhartrihari took live Samadhi inside the fort. The historical fort at Chunar is ascribed to one of the greatest warrior – rulers, Sher Shah Suri. Sonwa Mandap, Sun clock and a huge well are some of the attractions inside the fort. The fort offers a splendid view of the river Ganga. Visit one of One of the Shakitipeeths, Vindhyavasini Devi Temple, Ashtabhuja and Kalikhoh are the major attraction. After visit the temple we will drive for Allahabad. Overnight in Allahabad.
Morning enjoys the Holy dip at the Sangam. Later, reach the point on a boat, (Meeting point) of the three rivers – Ganga, Yamuna & Saraswati. Here the Maha Kumbh Mela is held every 12 years which is a major Hindu festival. Sangam - Around 7 km from Civil Lines, overlooked by the eastern ramparts of the fort, wide flood plains and muddy banks protrude towards the sacred Sangam. At the point at which the brown Ganges meets the Greenish Yamuna, pandas (priests) perch on small platforms to perform puja and assist the devout in their ritual ablutions in the shallow waters. Beaches and ghats are littered with the shorn hair of pilgrims who come to offer pind for their deceased parents.
Checkout to hotel and depart for onwards journey.
***Tour ends with happy memories***
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