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Varanasi Cruises, Trips & Tour Packages

The so-called “City of Light”, Varanasi is one of the most colorful and intriguing places on Earth. Pilgrims come here to wash away their sins in the sacred waters of the Ganges, to cremate their loved ones, or simply to die here. The city is not for the faint hearted, your Varanasi tour will be an intense, powerful and confronting experience.

At the heart of Varanasi, lies the Old City, a labyrinth of ramshackle alleys buzzing with the activity of pilgrims, priests, and stalls selling offerings to the faithful. Seek out rich silks and brass works in the Thatheri Bazaar, Jnana Vapi and the Vishwanatha Gali in Godaulia. Not to be missed is the Ganga Aarti ritual, performed every evening at dusk on the ghats, the oldest and most famous being the Manikarnika ghat. Chanting priests venerate the holy Ganga with brass lamps that rise several tiers and float upon the surface of the river, making for an unforgettable sight.

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Katha Pandaw

A pioneering vessel of Mekong and Irrawaddy expeditions now exploring India's mighty River Ganges.
Regions: India
Destinations: Kolkata, Varanasi, West Bengal, Hooghly, Ganges
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$5,790 USD
Per Person
13 Days
2 Itineraries
28 Guests
14 Cabins
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28 Guests
14 Cabins
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Indian Myths & Mangroves

A spiritual tour of India's sacred Ganges from Delhi, visiting Varanasi, the Sundarbans and more.
Regions: India
Destinations: Delhi, Varanasi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Sundarbans, Hooghly
family Family
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$6,825 USD
Per Person
17 Days