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Top things to do in Varanasi
Save Time and Money with Varanasi Holiday Packages
Gain even more savings by bundling your flights and accommodation. Expedia has some amazing Varanasi holiday packages that'll save you time and give you more cash to splash! Savings of up to $583* are available to smart travellers who secure a package deal on Expedia. With more than 550 partner airlines and 1,000,000 worldwide properties for you to pick from on our extensive database, you'll be jetting off on your holiday in no time! Almost all bookings can be changed with no hidden fees from us.
Places to Visit in Varanasi
It can be enjoyable to just stroll around the streets in a new destination, but sometimes it's sensible to have a plan in place. Grab your travel itinerary — we have some fantastic ideas for your Varanasi holiday. Temples have long drawn pilgrims in search of divine enlightenment. Enter the hallowed site of Durga Temple and have some quiet reflection. Visitors in this destination have an abundance of choice. Constructed to worship the gods, temples afford travellers a fascinating look into another culture and religion. Learn about the local faith and wander around the spiritual sanctuary that is Kashi Vishwanath Temple. Still got time to spare? Temples have long attracted pilgrims searching for spiritual enlightenment in a confusing world. Venture to the hallowed site of Bharat Mata and enjoy your own sacred experience.
Everyone knows you don't go on a holiday to sit in a small seat on a plane and sleep in a strange bed. Travelling is all about the awesome adventures you have while you're there! Your trip to Varanasi is just about to get really exciting. There are heaps of activities available, such as:
- Private Varanasi Half-Day Tour
- Ceremony at the Ghats of River Ganges with Private transfers
- Private Varanasi Boat Cruise & Walking Tour
- Varanasi Allahabad & Khajuraho 4 Days Trip
- Walk Through the Lanes of Varanasi with Transports
- Varanasi Religious Tour with Boat Ride
Head to our Varanasi things to do page for a comprehensive list.
End your day of fun activities with a comfy bed and a fluffy pillow. Study the 50 properties in Varanasi on offer via Expedia and pick one for your luxury getaway or cheap holiday. Varanasi's higher-end choices such as the Nadesar Palace (Nadesar Palace Grounds) and The Gateway Hotel Ganges (Nadesar Palace Grounds) are sure to bring a smile to even the fussiest guests. If you don't feel like coughing up such big bucks, why not spend your evenings somewhere less expensive? Try the Hotel Ganesha (B1/48 Assi) or the Rahul Guest House (N1/15 D-10 Gangotri Vihar, Nagwa, Lanka).
Nearest Airports to Varanasi
Babatpur Airport (VNS) is situated 12 miles northwest of downtown Varanasi. Collect your luggage slide into the back of a cab and switch into holiday mode!