Visit the ancient Buddhist site of Sarnath, witness a Puja Ceremony and float down the holy River Ganges.
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This extension is suitable for those who wish to visit Varanasi. This extension is private and therefore not all meals are included, which gives you the opportunity to occasionally select your own dining venue, allowing you to immerse further into Indian culture.
Arrive in Varanasi and you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in. As a religious capital of Hinduism, Varanasi is the oldest living city in India as well as one of the world’s most ancient cities.
Rise early this morning to commence your cruise on the River Ganges to view the ghats at sunrise when they are abuzz with activity. Return to your hotel to freshen up before commencing a brief sightseeing tour of Varanasi. This afternoon you will visit the Buddhist sites at Sarnath. (B,L)
This morning after check-out you will be met and transferred to the airport to board your flight to onward destination. (B)
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport in time for your onward flight home.
The best time to visit India is from November to March when you’ll enjoy pleasant warm dry days and low humidity.
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There are no dedicated Solo departures for this year. You can enjoy any of our tours with no Single Supplement on our Happy to Share option or explore the solo departures in other years.