Duration : 06 Nights / 07 Days Destination Covered : Delhi - Varanasi - Lamhi Village - Sarnath - Rameshwar Village - Chiraigaon - Sarai Mohana - Delhi
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Upon arrival at Delhi international airport meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi - Varanasi
After breakfast transfer to the airport to board the flight for Varanasi. On arrival at Varanasi airport meet our representative and transfer to the hotel. In the evening, we shall take you to the river ghat for evening aarti. Enjoy aarti darshan at the river ghat and get amazed with the rituals of lams and holy chants. Later, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 03 : Varanasi - Lamhi Village - Sarnath - Varanasi
Sarnath We start our day a little early with a cup of tea followed by a drive to river Ghat. Here we will be enjoying the boat cruise on the river Ganges to observe the way of life of pilgrims by over Ghats. The boat ride at sunrise will provide a spiritual glimpse of this holy city. Further, we will explore the few temples of Varanasi.
Later, return to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast we will leave for an excursion to Sarnath and Lamhi village.
Sarnath is situated 10 km east of Varanasi, is one of the Buddhism's major centers of India. After attaining enlightenment, the Buddha came to Sarnath where he gave his first sermon. Visit the deer park and the museum.
Later, drive to Lamhi Village situated towards west to Sarnath. The Lamhi village is the birthplace of the renowned Hindi and Urdu writer Munshi Premchand. Munshi Premchand acclaimed as the greatest narrator of the sorrows, joy and aspirations of the Indian Peasantry. Born in 1880, his fame as a writer went beyond the seven seas. He died in 1936. Visit several cattle Farm, School and Agricultural fields here and later return to Varanasi for an overnight stay.
Day 04 : Varanasi - Rameshwar Village - Varanasi
After breakfast in the hotel, we will go for a visit to the Rameshwar village. The village is situated on the bank of River Varuna on the sacred Path of Varanasi. During our visit to Rameshwar village we will visit their Cattle and Agricultural Farm. We will also visit the Sanskrit school and Ashrams situated in the village.
Day 05 : Varanasi - Chiraigaon - Sarai Mohana - Varanasi
Today, we will go for a full day excursion to Chiraigaon. Here, we will be visiting the house of Chiraigu and meeting the natives. We will get to know about the day to day life of the villagers with their way of livelihood.
After lunch, we will drive to Sarai mohana villages of Varanasi. The Sarai Mohana is well known for its silk weaving as most of the locals here are indulge in silk weaving. The Banarasi sarees made by these waivers are among the finest saris in India and are known for their gold and silver brocade or zari, fine silk and opulent embroidery and worn by Indian women on the occasions of festivals, in a marriage party. These saris are mostly used by Indian bride. The Varanasi saree is just one example of the unique collection of art and culture of the country.
In the village of Sarai Mohana, we will get to know with the craftsmanship of the weavers with their distinct design. The people of Sarai Mohana are working hard on designing these sarees to keep its uniqueness. And to get result, a sari can take from 15 days to a one month and sometimes up to six months to complete. Later, we will return to Varanasi for a night stay.
Day 06 : Varanasi - Delhi
In the morning after breakfast we will have a guided city sightseeing tour of Delhi. We will visit Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. In the afternoon, visit Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch), Lakshminarayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple. Also, drive to the past President's House, Parliament House, and Government Secretariat Buildings & Connaught Place shopping centre. Later in the evening, transfer to the international airport to board the flight for onward destination.
Day 07 : Delhi - Departure
In the morning after breakfast we will have a guided city sightseeing tour of Delhi. We will visit Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk.
In the afternoon, visit Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch), Lakshminarayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple. Also, drive to the past President's House, Parliament House, and Government Secretariat Buildings & Connaught Place shopping centre.