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Varanasi Boat Ride and Ancient Temples Day Tour with Breakfast
"The tour starts at 5am with a boat ride from Assi Ghat to Daswamedha Ghat. Catch the glimpse of the gigantic Ghats of Varanasi and proceed to visit Kashi Vishwanath and Sankat Mochan Temples. Learn about Hindu mythology from an expert local guide. You wi city’s most prominent bathing Ghat the boat ride takes you through the 5000-year old history of Varanasi also believed to be one of world’s oldest living cities. Away from the hustle and bustle of the city enjoy a surreal sunrise floating on the sacred river. The boat ride ends at Manikarnika the cremation Ghat of Varanasi
From $39.00
 
Small-Group Morning Varanasi Tour Including Ganges Boat Ride
"Make sure you get a good night’s sleep because your Varanasi tour starts bright and early at the break of dawn. A bit of sleep sacrifice is totally worth it though as you’ll get to see local religious traditions at their most fascinating moment. Also known as Banaras and Kashi Varanasi is a pilgrimage destination with a thousand years of history behind it. Indian civilisation was born raised and shaped on the banks of the sacred Ganges River — and we’re going to see how ancient traditions are still carried out today. Bleary eyed but ready to explore you’ll be picked up from your hotel and taken to Assi Ghat
From $74.00
 
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
From $85.00

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Take a helicopter ride to the temple

You could take a ride on a chopper from Sanjichat to the temple.However it is about 2.5 kms from the helipad to the temple .This distance could be covered either on foot, horse back or carried in...
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Get a foot massage!

At the chowk area in Katra, there are young boys who would massage your feet for a very nominal amount of 30 to 50 Rupees. They do a fabulous job and it is indeed much needed after the tedious climb...
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Trek up the Trikoota Hills to have Darshan of Devi

Trekking up the 14 km path to the shrine of Goddess Vaishnodevi is quite challenging. It is also fun and energizing in a way. The fervent chants of devotees all through the path are inspiring and push...
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Be soaked in fervent devotion at the temple

The Vaishno Devi Temple draws people from all over the world. It is mesmerizing to see the fervent devotion and the spirit of the devotees. The hike up the hill to the shrine is 14 kms. The first leg...
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The Temple. Some very handy tips!!

You can find a plethora of info. on the Vaishnodevi temple from its official website, which is the main reason you will ever visit Katra anyway. Here are some pretty useful tips, if I may say so...
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Be carried on a palanquin!

To go uphill to visit the shrine many people who are unable to climb take the help of these "palanquins" or palkis either for half way or the entire stretch.
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Avoid horses unless you are truly unfit!

Many people use horses and ponies to ride to the shrine. However, my sincere plea to you is to avoid the horses unless you are truly unfit or if you have young children who may need help.
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