1. India
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Varanasi
  4. Ganges River

Varanasi: Morning Tour with Yoga Session and Boat Ride

Product ID: 298370
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Explore Varanasi, the city of temples and ghats, believed to be one of the oldest in the world. Witness the city come to life at dusk, take part in the local rituals, visit an Akhaada, and sail along the banks of the Ganges.
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Duration: 6 hours
Starting time 6:00 AM
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Pickup included

Pickup is available from any hotel located in Varanasi.

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  • Witness the morning Ganges aarti ritual
  • Watch a classical story-telling dance performance
  • Take part in a yoga session by the river
  • Enjoy a boat ride along the banks of Ganges
  • Walk through the oldest part of Varanasi
Full description
Bask in spirituality and experience the true culture of India with this morning tour of Varanasi. Depending on the time of year, start your tour at either 5:00 AM or 6:00 AM with a pickup from you guide and driver. Head to the famous Assig ghat to witness the sunrise with the Ganga Aarti. Enjoy a traditional ritual and classical dance as you welcome the morning. 

Following this, have a yoga session by the banks of the river with locals and learn how this ancient art has become all the rage the world over. Once you’re done stretching your muscles, proceed to the Akhada, a traditional place for training and practicing of Indian martial arts. See how men engage in this wonderful art from the earliest hour of the day.

Next up on the list will be your morning boat ride on the Ganges. Immerse yourself with views of the colorful ghats and people performing their different rituals. After the boat ride of approximately 1-hour, you will be taken to the last leg of your tour which includes a walk through the oldest part of Varanasi. Explore the narrow alleys and the innumerable tiny temples, which dates back centuries, like a local.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • English-speaking guide
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Dance performance
  • Yoga session
  • Boat ride of approximately 1-hour on the Ganges
  • Akhaada visit
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)

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Important information
Know before you go
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• The boat ride is subject to favorable weather conditions
• If the ride is cancelled due to poor weather conditions, you will be provided with an option of alternate date or full refund

From US$ 46 per person

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Go City Adventures

Product ID: 298370