(03 Nights / 04 Days)

Craft and spirituality tour of India

Tour Overview

The tour provides an overview of the ancient city of Varanasi situated on the banks of a holy river like the Ganges in Uttar Pradesh province of India. Apart from this, the second main attraction of this tour is the Bhadohi district, whose handicrafts are famous all over the world. On this beautiful trip, you will visit many beautiful temples of Varanasi where the architecture, sculpture and beautiful carvings amaze anyone. Apart from this, you will see religious rituals taking place on the banks of the holy Ganges River in Varanasi while riding a boat. You will also get an opportunity to participate in the holy Ganga Aarti ceremony to be held in the evening. Apart from this, you will be able to see a unique display of handicraft art in Bhadohi. You may have seen beautiful soft carpets in plush houses in the country and abroad, but here you will see them being made. Apart from this, there is no comparison of Bhadohi's growth in the world. Here you will also be able to see how beautiful wooden crafts are made.

Tour Details

Day 01: Arrival in Varanasi by plane or train

Today you will be arriving in Varanasi and our representative will provide you the necessary assistance with the traditional reception during your arrival at the airport or railway station. After this, you will be transferred to the hotel. During the day you will visit Varanasi which will visit major attractions and religious sites such as Manas Temple, Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, Hindu University Banaras, Kashi Vishwanath Temple, and Annapurna Temple. In the evening you will visit the Dashashwamedh Ghat and see the daily Ganga Aarti ritual happening there. It is a privilege to be involved in this religious ritual on the banks of the holy Ganges River and this gives you the blessings of the river Ganges.

Day 02: Varanasi - Bhadohi (45 km 1h30) (one way)

Today is your day off dedicated to observing handicrafts art. After breakfast in the morning, you will travel to Bhadohi. Bhadohi district is famous for carpet making in India, where the practice of carpeting by hand is prevalent. The carpet countries are exported abroad such as Europe and America. Bhadohi is also called the city of carpet. Here handmade carpets are made by the best-skilled craftsmen of the world and their designs are taught to their descendants from generation to generation. There are also wooden handicrafts in Bhadohi which make the beautiful wooden craft.

Day 03: Varanasi

This morning before breakfast, you will go for a boat ride in the River Ganges. In this tour exploring the Ghats of Varanasi, you will roam the ferry in fronts of famous ghats like Manikarnika Ghat, Dashashwamedh Ghat, and Assi Ghat and you will see people performing religious rituals and holy baths here. After that, you will return to the hotel and have breakfast and then depart for the silk weaving factories in Varanasi. Varanasi is famous in the world for Banarasi sarees. Apart from Banarasi sarees, Banaras is also famous for copper utensils, ivory vessels, glass bracelets, wooden handicrafts, stone workmanship, clay toys, and classy gold ornaments. After having lunch you can spend the rest of the time shopping in Varanasi.

Day 04: Departure for the airport/station

Today your beautiful handicraft tour ends. After having breakfast in the morning you will be transferred to the airport or railway station from where you will travel to your next destination.

Inclusions

  1. 03 nights' accommodation

  2. 03 breakfasts

  3. Airport transfer

  4. Ground transportation

  5. Current Government Service tax included

  6. Licensed English speaking Indian tour guide

  7. 1 activities

  8. Entrance fees

Exclusions

  1. Entry visa

  2. International flights

  3. Domestic flights

  4. Personal expenses

  5. Gratuities

  6. Travel insurance

  7. Laundry

  8. Alcohol beverages

This Tour Package is Available with 3 Star, 4 Star, and 5-star hotels Categories.

It's a 100% customizable tour package.

Beat time to visit is from September to March.

Best package cost available with a minimum of 2 pax.

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