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Manikarnika Ghat is one of the oldest and most sacred ghats in Varanasi. It is the main cremation ghat in the area, with the bodies of devout Hindus being burned here before their ashes are carried away by the holy waters of the Ganges.

Hindu mythology links this ghat with Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. It’s said that those cremated here will attain moksha (salvation). Bodies are brought to Manikarnika Ghat via a stretcher made from bamboo and covered in red cloth, before being consigned to flames amid prayers that their souls rest in peace for eternity.

There is a sacred well at the ghat called the Manikarnika Kund, which is said to have been dug by Lord Vishnu at the time of creation. Lord Vishnu was said to have meditated for many years at the ghat, and it’s believed that his charana paduka (footprints) can be seen here in a circular marble slab. Manikarnika Ghat is also famous for the temple of the Lord Shiva and Mata Durga, which was built here in the mid-1800s.

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Varanasi Full Day Private Tours- Best Tour Operator In Varanasi

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Namaste I am Vivek and I have been helping tourists around the world from many years and I would like to continue on platform of TripAdvisor.I will take you in heart of Varanasi where you discover all the activities of the city Varanasi is a city full of treasures and secrets. It can be a city that is overwhelming to the new visitor – a city of narrow alley ways and hidden temples, all bustling and crowded with locals, pilgrims and even cows! I have lived in Varanasi all my life, and have been showing visitors the magic of this city for over 20 years. I would love to show you my city, so you can see and love it as I do, as a local. I have a suggested itinerary, but i am very happy to take you to any places you’d like to explore. We can work out a unique tour just for you according to your desire There are many places of the city not mention in itienerary due to people copying the same tour there for Unique and Memorable experience you have to visit the city with us
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4-hours Private Tour : Morning Boat Ride And Akhadas

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Full Day Varanasi and Sarnath Tour for Solo Female Traveler

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Varanasi Old Local City Walk Tour

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Live a round experience in Varanasi. 3 Days Tour

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  • 3 days
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Meaning of Varanasi Tour

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  • 4 hours
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
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Day Tour is combination of All tour from Sunrise with Boat to Sunset with Ganga arti(ceremony), all the important temple of city to old and small street (heritage walking ),
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  • 3 to 8 hours
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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5-Hour Guided Walking Tour of Varanasi with Boat Ride

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  • 5 hours
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Varanasi tour in 2 days without accommodation

Varanasi tour in 2 days without accommodation

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This tour package is a perfect selection of Varanasi tours for those individuals who wish to explore Varanasi in two days with one night. It is designed in such a way that it covers most of the touristic and non-touristic (our specialty) activities Varanasi has got to provide together with dawn and sunset boat rides, temples visit, ashram visits and Sarnath tour. It  also included exploring hidden alleys and thousands years old building of Varanasi by walking through and vising into it. Tour Highlights :  • Guided visit to Sarnath - A place where Lord Budhha delivered his first sermon • Guided visit to cremation ground followed by witnessing aarti ceremony with a private boat • Guided walking tour into old lanes of Varanasi  • Guided sunrise boat ride with a private boat  • Visit to an Ashram or Muth 
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Varanasi Highlights. 1 Day Tour

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Do you have one day to experience Varanasi? We create a program that suits you perfectly! Our goal is to provide you with a unique experience! From early morning until night, we will be your host, friend and guide, and together we will tour the most emblematic places of the city and we will discover corners and alleys that do not appear in the guides and others that are not easily accessible to non-locals. We will make this a memorable journey within the holy Indian city of Varanasi! Join us!
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  • 10 hours
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