Uttar Pradesh
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Varanasi: Night Cruise, Aarati Ceremony and Dinner

1. Varanasi: Night Cruise, Aarati Ceremony and Dinner

Your tour will begin at 5:00 PM with pickup from your hotel. Take a boat ride along the river, where you can enjoy the breathtaking sights of the city lit up at night. Here you’ll see locals washing, meditating or spending some serene time at the water’s edge. You might catch a glimpse of akhada, an Indian art of fighting. Disembark to watch the aarti ceremony on the banks of the Ganges. See a priest take a sacred brass lamp and offer prayers to the holy river. The ceremony involves lights, cymbals, scented incense sticks, and people singing hymns and chanting. It’s a truly mesmerizing experience. After the ceremony, you will be taken for a delicious dinner at a local restaurant. Order your favorite dishes and relish them in the warm hospitality and cozy ambiance. After dinner, you will be dropped safely back at your hotel in Varanasi.

Varanasi: Ganges Boat Ride and Ganga Aarti Experience

2. Varanasi: Ganges Boat Ride and Ganga Aarti Experience

Indulge in spirituality and experience Indian culture in its most raw form in this day tour of Varanasi which takes you to an experience that you won’t ever forget. Begin with your guide picking you up from your hotel in the afternoon. Head for your boating experience at the Ganges from the Assi ghat. With 108 ghats (stone embankments build by the river for religious ceremonies) the view of this city will captivate you. Get indulged in the many religious and mythological stories of this city and the ghats by your guide before you get down at the famous Manikarnika ghat (where Hindu cremations take place). Navigate your way through the narrow alleys of the oldest part of Varanasi in your heritage walk. Afterward, experience a magical Ganga aarti, a ritual where priests use fire as an offering in the form of many oil lamps. Once you’ll be done with aarti, discover Indian culture further via its at. A spectacular classical dance performance by experienced artists is going to leave you smitten. Call it a day with some finger-licking food as your guide takes for a delicious dinner.

Varanasi: Night Tour with Aarti Ceremony and Street Food

3. Varanasi: Night Tour with Aarti Ceremony and Street Food

Try the deliciously varied street food that characterizes Varanasi, and see the famous aarti light ceremony on this magical evening tour of the city. The tour starts at 5:00 PM, with pickup from your hotel or residence. Travel through the winding streets towards the city center to witness the ritual of aarti. During the ceremony a group of priests clad in saffron and white robes will perform a ritual of Hindu worship with oil lamps, all synced to beautiful music. It’s a spectacular vision and one not to be missed. After witnessing the aarti, enjoy a street food tour led by an expert local guide. Try mishrambhu, a local milk product. Then visit multiple locations to sample a variety of delicious savory southern and northern Indian flavors. Stop at a sweet shop and see how these products are made, then sample some to satisfy your sweet tooth. At the end of the evening, you will be taken back to your hotel by your guide. 

Agra: Taj Mahal Sunrise and Sunset Full-Day Tour

4. Agra: Taj Mahal Sunrise and Sunset Full-Day Tour

See how the light of the sun transforms the Taj Mahal on this full-day tour. After getting picked up from your hotel in Agra just before sunrise, travel to the Taj Mahal and walk straight past the long lines with your skip-the-line entrance ticket. Then, witness the sunrise over the outline of the majestic building. Enjoy a stroll through the gardens and learn all about the history, culture, and architecture of the monument. While you wait for the sun to set, enjoy a Zardozi and Panchikari craft tour in order to understand the pattern used in the Taj Mahal and how the inlay work has been done. Discover the ancient craft of Zardozi, which is used across the world in everything from wedding dresses to wall art. Stop for a traditional Indian buffet lunch in order to refuel before heading back to the Taj Mahal. Once back at the monument, enjoy the unique opportunity to soak up the romantic atmosphere at the other side of the river. This is the view that gives the Taj Mahal the nickname of "The Monument of Love".  On the way back to your hotel, drive past the Famous Red Fort of Agra and take a break to see the room from which Shahjahan, the Emperor who built the Taj Mahal in the memory of his wife, watched its construction.

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What people are saying about Uttar Pradesh

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3.0 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Guide was good and he explained in detail about all the ghats

Everything fitted

Set up friendly guide, well put together tour, good food