Varanasi- the sacred city of India where people come to gain spiritual experiences and find peace in their life. Yes, Varanasi is considered a holy city and is blessed with ancient temples and rivers where pilgrims come to wash away their sins in sacred water, to cremate their dear ones, and even to die in hope of finding liberation from the cycle of rebirth, but there is a lot more to experience in Varanasi. You can experience or connect with this mystical city in numerous ways by taking up experiential tours or be a part of cultural activities. These tours will help you believe more in God as well as connect with your inner soul. Let’s tell you more about the city that is full of love, emotions, and passion.
- Enjoy Morning Yoga along with Spiritual Boat ride:
The best way to feel the beauty of Varanasi is by enjoying a morning or evening boat ride where you get the opportunity to see many people performing various rituals, offering prayers, and more. Apart from the noise of the city, you will be relaxed and feel peace. The view is so wonderful that your heart and mind will remember it for a lifetime. Click a ton of pictures with your camera because this kind of view cannot be found anywhere else. After the peaceful boat ride, you can learn yoga and its techniques from the professionals. It is cool to practice yoga in the lap of nature and get to witness the serene beauty of this mystical city.
2. Experiential Varanasi Walk
In this tour, you will experience the tradition, culture, and lifestyle of Varanasi. You will taste the delicious tea at the most famous tea stall. Later you will walk through the happening streets and narrow lanes where you can interact with the locals and see their lifestyle, know about their daily routines, and much more. After the walk, you will explore the main ghat where you can watch pilgrims praying, doing daily ceremonies, and bathing rituals. Undeniably this is a perfect way to understand the importance of Varanasi culture.
3. Witness Evening ceremony along with visiting local markets.
A trip is incomplete without exploring the local markets and tasting the local food of the city you are visiting. First, during this tour, you will be witnessing the evening Aarti ceremony which is the most famous activity in Varanasi. The entire ceremony is amazing and will [provide you a divine experience. You will be amazed by seeing all the rituals, bhajans(songs offered to Gods), and prayers happening around you. While in Varanasi, make sure to be a part of this ceremony and get blessings from god. Spend unforgettable moments in the city of God with your loved ones. After the Arti ceremony, you will be visiting the market where you can try drinks and enjoy street food such as Chaat, Golappe, etc. Don’t forget to try the best sweet dish of Varanasi known as Rabdi.