Varanasi, is one of the seven holy cities in Hinduism which is situated on the banks of the greatest holy River Ganges in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Varanasi is also known as “Benares or Kashi” which plays an important part in the life of Hindus as it one of the most religious pilgrim centers in the Country which is visited by millions of people annually coming from different parts of the world. Varanasi is one of the oldest living cities in the world which is more than 3000 years old as mentioned in some of the ancient Hindu epics and puranas. Along with this, Kashi is the abode of Lord Shiva and his consort Goddess Parvati who is present here in the form of Vishwanath “Lord of the Universe”.
Varanasi, is situated on the banks of River Ganges, which is considered the most holy and sacred river in the Country. Devotees from all over the Country visit here to take a holy dip in the river which is believed to wash away the sins. Along with religious importance, the city has been the center of knowledge for years and has given birth to many scholars and philosophers like Tulsi Das, Kabir Das and many more. Not only for Hindus however, this place has great importance in Buddhism as well because of Sarnath, a place situated at 10 kms where Buddha preached his first sermon after attaining enlightenment.
Varanasi Tour Packages will provide you a perfect insight about the rich culture and diversity of this Country as the city holds great ancient history and is well-known all over the world for its great philosophy, vast traditions, deep knowledge, firm devotion to Gods and Indian art and crafts. Along with this, Varanasi Travel Packages will help you to experience this city like you belong to this city, you will be amazed to see and explore the narrow streets of old Varanasi, Hindu mythology paintings on the walls, local snacks like Jalebi, Rabri, Kachori and Sabji, or strolling the narrow lane with holy cows sitting in the middle. In addition to this, the world’s longest river fronts will make you day with 84 different ghats dedicated to different Gods filled enchanting stories.
Custom Tours India, would love to take care of you during your upcoming tour of India and Varanasi where you will be amazed to see the real life of Hindus closely. Below mentioned places are the top tourist sites of the city.