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Varanasi Tour Plan From Kolkata
You can start your journey by choose mode of transportation flight, Train or your personal car from Kolkata. once you reach Varanasi, you call take a tour as mansion follow.
First Day Tour Plan from Kolkata
The first day of Varanasi book a hotel/hostel. After checking in your comfy stays, the day can be spent wandering along the mighty lanes and feeling the divine aura of the city. The chanting of hymns, offering prayers and flowers can be seen on its joyous Ghats as you travel across them. All significant destinations of tourist interest can be covered 1 day as mentioned here.
- Kashi Vishwanath temple (from 8 AM to 10 Am, that is the best case time, unless you are having some VIP connections)
Kashi Vishwanath to Sankata devi is approx. 800 m and walking time is about 10 minutes.
- Sankata Devi Mandir (10:30 AM to 11:30 AM)
From here to Kal Bhairav distance is about 1 Km and time on foot would be about 15 minutes.
- Kaal Bhairav temple (12 PM to 01:30 PM)
- Go through Ganga Ghats, from Dashashvmedha Ghat to ASSI Ghat on foot (01:30 PM to 3:30 PM)
From assi ghat to Durgakund Temple, the total travel time by foot would be about 15 minutes and the distance is about 1 kms.
- To Durga mata temple (4 PM to 04:30 PM)
- From here to grad any auto towards Lanka and ask tem to drop you at Sankatmochan. It wouls take merely 5 minutes and the distance is less than 1 kms
- To Sankatmochan temple (04:45 PM to 6 PM)
- Once you complete your Darshan you can explore Varanasi local food and return to your hotel.
Day 2 Tour Plan from Kolkata
You can begins day with an early morning boat ride on the Ganges. Visit the renowned Banaras Hindu University, a center of learning and culture. Also visit to New Kashi Vishwanath Temple inside BHU.
Explore the traditional silk weaving industry, where skilled artisans create exquisite Banarasi sarees. In the evening, attend a classical music and dance performance that echoes the city’s artistic heritage.
you can take a boat ride on Dashashvmedha Ghat to Assi ghat between 5PM to 7 PM and after explore the world famous Ganga arti between 7PM to 8:30PM. After this explore some local food and return to your hotel.
Day 3 Tour Plan
- This day can be begin with Sarnath Excursion, a Buddist site, where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon. You can reach to Sarnath by local taxi, autorickshaw. Explore the ancient ruins, visit the Dhamek Stupa, and gain insights into Buddhist philosophy. Return to main city take some meal.
- Book a can explore Ramnagar fort, a fortification done by Kashi Naresh Maharaja Balwant Singh.
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Best Time to Visit in Varanasi from Kolkata
The best time to avail a Varanasi tour package through the year but avoid monsoon season. Summer time in Varanasi has hot dry weather with the temperature rising to 45 degrees and ‘loo’ (hot dry winds) blowing so avoid to travel in summer. If you book your Varanasi tour package during this off-season, you will encounter less crowd and may avail some discounts.
There is no strict dress code, but traditional attire is a preference
Since it is a holy city, everyone is expected to be dressed in decent attire. Make sure your body is covered from neck to calf-length (or up to the ankles, preferably).
Things to Keep in Mind While travelling to Varanasi from Kolkata
When you are availing Varanasi tour package to visit the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, be prepared for frisking and checking by police personnel for security reasons. Mobile phones, cameras, cigarettes, lighters and belts with metal buckles are not allowed inside the premises. Remember to keep your documents and belongings safe. Do not click pictures of any rituals and cremations. Treat all animals with respect and avoid any encounters with them, particularly cows and bulls. They are treated with reverence. Pre-arrange for accommodation, commute, visits and trips along with the Varanasi tour package to enjoy a hassle-free trip.
The Annapurna Temple Trust serves free meals for devotees from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM every day. The unlimited meal consists of rice, sambar, two types of vegetable preparations, yoghurt, pickle and poppadum. The Kashi Vishwanath Temple is planning to serve lunch to devotees soon while ‘The Shiva Rasoi’ kitchen has been inaugurated to serve free meals to 150 devotees daily. Enjoy the many famous food items of the city with a Varanasi tour package.
Malaiyo – This is a winter street dessert, and you can only find it during cold winter mornings. ‘Malaiyo’ is sweetened milk froth that is flavoured with saffron and cardamom, garnished with almonds and pistachios and left to condense overnight in the cold dew. You must taste this melt-in-mouth dish when enjoying the Varanasi tour package.
Chena Dahi Vada – This unique sweet, sour and spicy dish is a must-try while on a Varanasi tour package. The cheese balls of ‘rasmalai’ are served with sweet yoghurt and garnished with spices, chilli powder and coriander leaves.
Tamatar chaat – This unusual dish is available only in Varanasi. All the chaat spices are mixed with chopped tomatoes and boiled potatoes. An extraordinary twist to the potato chaat, it is a savoury dish to spice up your day. Take advantage of your Varanasi tour package to sample ‘Tamatar chaat’.
Choora matar – A different take on the Indian breakfast dish of ‘poha’, ‘Choora matar’ adds fresh green peas, raisins, saffron and cream to the tempered ‘chivda/choora’ (flattened rice). Enliven your Varanasi tour package with this street food.