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Private Full Day Varanasi Cultural Tour with Boat Ride
"Start your day with a pick up from your central Varanasi hotel by your private guide. They will give you a traditional Indian-style greeting before assisting you into the vehicle. For your first stop head to the Vishwanath temple the holy temple dedicated to lord Shiva. Next move on to the Bharat Mata temple or Mother India temple after driving past Hindu Benaras University. Observe the Durga temple and Sankat Mochan temple also denoted as “monkey temple” due to it being the home of thousands of monkeys.Afterwards
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Private Tour: Sunrise Boat Cruise on The River Ganges from Varanasi
"Meet your private guide in the lobby of your central Varanasi hotel at approximately 5am to start the tour. From there begin your 30 minute drive straight to the Ghats. Upon your arrival board the boat and begin to sail across the River Ganges. See locals offering prayers and flowers to the river as well as worshiping the Sun to thank it for the lives they have been given. This is the ultimate display of appreciation for everything they no matter how little. Admire the beautiful views as well as you watch the sunrise from the vessel. Watch the colors of the sun and nature dance along the city. Take time to explore a neighboring Ghat also known as a holy city located by the river. Take plenty of pictures and capture memories held by few. Once you have completed your tour of the Ghat board the boat and begin the cruise back to the dock. After arriving at the dock hop in your awaiting vehicle and transfer back to your Varanasi accommodations."
From $38.00
 
Sunrise Private Varanasi Walking Tour and Tuk-Tuk Ride
"Start the day by meeting your guide in your the hotel lobby. Ride in a Tuk-Tuk from your hotel to Varanasi. Situated at the confluence of Ganga and Asi rivers Assi Ghat is the southernmost Ghat in Varanasi where pilgrims bathe before paying their homage to Lord Shiva in the form of huge lingam situated under a peepal tree. Assi Ghat also constitutes the southern end of conventional city.Start your walking tour from here with your private guide. Enj Priests and pilgrims and their stories while you walk from one ghat to another. Ghats in Varanasi are riverfront steps leading to the banks of the River Ganges. The city has 87 ghats. Most of the ghats are bathing and puja ceremony ghats while a few are used exclusively as cremation sites.Most Varanasi ghats were built after 1700 AD when the city was part of Maratha Empire. The patrons of current ghats are Marathas Shindes (Scindias)
From $47.00

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Palolem

This is a lovely beach in south Goa that is 'undiscovered'...but unfortunately the place is now heaving with tourists being bussed in, either as a day trip, or for a 'romantic overnight stay'. To me...
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BluBluBlu
Aug 16, 2005

Palolem Beach

Wonderful place to hang out, very laid back and free and easy.No 'tourist complexes', just beach shacks offering food and accommodation. Rent a room with a hammock overlooking the beach. Not for those...
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grets
Jul 04, 2004

Palolim Beach

THis beach is wonderful, it is a long stretch of fine sand fringed with palm trees. You can stay in a "coco hut" which are shacks on stilts ( you gotta do it!) there is also a restaurant or two on the...
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joolssss
Jun 10, 2004

Palolem

Goa's southern most beach discovered by me at the most beaituful pearl with its sickle shaped bay of white sand and surrounded by hills, the one less frequented. You can expect lush coconut groves,...
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alycat
Jan 04, 2004

Palolem beach at Palolem South Goa

An opposite to Baga, Calangute and Candolim beaches. Less crowded, much less drum and fruit sellers or henna tattooers. Much more palm trees, rocky suntanning alternative in the both end of the beach...
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ubiq
Mar 29, 2003

Water biking

It is a place which is a must to see. See the wonderful beaches there http://india.factoidz.com/how-to-enjoy-to-the-fullest-in-goa-2/
Lav207
Jan 27, 2012

Hanging out at Palolem Beach

Palolem Beach located in south Goa is a nice place for students and young people to hang out an sleep in bamboo huts.
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Dec 26, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Palolem Beach

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Anjuna Beach

Anjuna Beach is one of Goa's most famous beaches in part for the Wednesday Flea Market held nearby and in part due to the party scene and drugs. It was the original "hippie" hangout in the 60's. It...
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Arambol Beach

I visited Arambol during the monsoon season when most restaurants, shops and accommodations are closed, when the sea currents are strong and the red flag is permanent on the beach. It was very...
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Botanical Garden

This garden lies in the far south-west of the old Tamil Town area and was laid out and designed in 1826 by G.S. Perrorret whose memorial lies in the garden. The gardens are a little scruffy now but...
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