Dev Deepawali Varanasi Tour

  3 Days / 2 Nights


3 Days Dev Dipwali Varanasi tour is once in a year tour in India. Though Dev Dipawali is celebrated at all Hindu pilgrimages but its grandeur, coupled with people’s participation, in Varanasi, the oldest living city on the earth, keeps one spellbound. This Varanasi tour on the occasion of the Dipawali of the gods is a lifetime experience when all the ghats on the banks of River Ganga and Hindu temples get immersed in the light of innumerable earthen oil lamps. In order to experience the colorful cultural, religious and spiritual facets of Varanasi, Dev Dipawali is a perfect occasion. Since the ages, Kashi (Varanasi or Benares) is said to be cultural capital of India. Varanasi Dev Dipawali holiday package consists of ghats tour, temples tour, heritage walk, morning and evening boat ride in River Ganga, evening Ganga Aarti ceremony on Dashashwamedh Ghat and Sarnath trip. Recently, a luxury cruise liner Alaknanda has been introduced by the effort of the government and its services can be availed. In addition to these attractions, lively market and handicraft products of Varanasi are also explored. During the course of heritage walk tour, one can enjoy delicious cuisines of Varanasi. The Dev Dipawali Varanasi trip needs to be booked quite in advance as availability of hotel rooms during those days definitely remains an issue.

Day 1

Varanasi arrival – Dev Dipawali & Ganga Aarti trip

Dev Dipawali is a famous Hindu festival and celebrated in Varanasi in most fabulous way. On arrival at Varanasi airport / railway station, our representative will receive you and transfer to the hotel to unwind and relax. Late afternoon, attend Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat of Varanasi. Thereafter, board a boat to sail along the ghats of Varanasi, lightened by innumerable earthen oil lamps. A boat ride in the Ganga at the time of Dev Diwali offers a visitor a majestic view the city and its tastefully decorated monuments. The devotees gather on the ghats and float camphor lit on plant leaves in the Ganga. Later, in the evening, return to Varanasi hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2

Monrning boat ride – Heritage walk- Temples Tour & Sarnath visit

The whole day is packed with exotic sightseeing and activities. Guided exploration of Varanasi commences since early in the morning. In order to understand the importance of Ganga in the lives of the people of Varanasi, you will be taken for early morning boat ride in the Ganga. It is a sort of spiritual journey into the mystic way of life in a Hindu pilgrimage. Observe devotees offering ‘arghya’ to God Sun, performing religious rituals and enjoying daily bath. The boat cruise provides opportunity to see various famous ghats – bathing, religious & cremation.

After boat ride, the Varanasi tour guide will take you on a heritage walk in the old Varanasi. Heritage walk is primarily meandering through narrow alleys, leading to many famous temples like Vishwanath Temple and Annapurna Temple; and showcasing the traditional lifestyle of the people of Varanasi.

Hereinafter, return to Varanasi hotel to refresh and have breakfast. Late monrning, proceed on temples tour of Varanasi that comprises Bharat Mata temple, Sankat Mochan (Hanuman) Temple, Manas Mandir,Durga Temple (Monkey Temple) and Birla Temple in BHU. Later on, you be taken on an excursion to Sarnath. Sarnath, one of the pilgrimages of the Buddhist, is the place where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon to the disciples in deer park. Among the prime tourist attractions at Sarnath are Buddhist temples of several nationalities, dilapidated monastery, Dhamekha Stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa and archaeological museum.

Having explored prime tourist attractions of Varanasi, return to hotel for overnight stay.

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Day 3


After breakfast in the hotel, you will be transferred in-time to airport / railway station. 3 Days Dev Dipawali Varanasi tour ends here.

  • Above rates are based on current exchange rate, fuel price, entrance fee, hotel rates and tax structure as applicable on the date of mailing the package proposal, however any change in these components beyond our control shall affect the cost accordingly.

  • Our Above all cost is based on good combination of Heritage & star hotels. All the hotels are neat and clean, tastefully decorated air-conditioned rooms and of international standards with all modern facilities. We have been using these hotels regularly for our various overseas clients with excellent report in respective categories.

    In case you are particular to stay with any preferred hotels, please do let us know and we will revise our cost accordingly.

  • If a particular hotel is stated in this travel proposal is not available, we will book you at an alternative hotel in the same category as the one stated with your consent and agreement.

  • We shall not be responsible for any delays & alterations in the programme or expenses incurred – directly or indirectly – due to natural hazards, flight cancellations, accident, breakdown of machinery or equipments, breakdown of transport, weather, sickness, landslides, political closures or any untoward incidents.

  • We do not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft, or any other reasons. Visitors are advised to seek such insurance arrangements in their home country.

  • Please contact your health department or the nearest Indian consulate for more information on recommended vaccinations and medical precautions.

  • You will need a tourist visa to visit India . Please contact the nearest Indian consulate in your country of residence for more information.

  • In India, hotel check in time is 14:00 hrs & hotel check out time is 10:00 hrs, until specified otherwise.

  • Our cost doesn’t have any hidden taxes/charges.

Payment Terms:

We would require 50% advance payment to secure your bookings and process the file. We accept bank transfers and payment by credit cards through PAYPAL international payment gateway only. Balance amount needs to be paid on arrival in India by cash, Traveller’s Cheques or credit cards. All credit card payments are subject to 4.88% bank fees.

Cancellation Terms:

50% cancellation if cancelled within 45 days.

75% cancellation if cancelled within 30 days.

100% cancellation if cancelled 15 day or less.

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