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Varanasi to Chunar: A Day of History and Culture

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Duration

8 hrs

Cancellation

No Cancellation

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Embark on a captivating journey from Varanasi to Chunar and immerse yourself in ‘Varanasi to Chunar: A Day of History and Culture.’ Explore the majestic Chunar Fort, witness its intriguing blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture, and uncover centuries of captivating stories. Discover rural Uttar Pradesh, engage with locals, and experience their age-old traditions. This immersive day tour promises an enriching blend of history, culture, and local life.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore the historic Chunar Fort, a testament to architectural fusion.
  • Immerse in the daily life of Uttar Pradesh's rural villages.
  • Marvel at the intricate carvings at the revered Kali Temple.
  • Savor authentic regional cuisine during a delightful lunch break.
  • Enjoy the scenic drive from Varanasi to Chunar along the Ganges River.

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 178
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 311
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 489
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 640
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 788
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 966
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 1144

What you will do

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Indicative Pick-Up Time: 9:00 AM

Indicative Drop-Off Time: 5:00 PM

Please note that the actual timings may vary depending on traffic and your specific interests during the tour.

9:00 AM - Pick-Up and Departure from Varanasi

Your day begins with a comfortable pick-up from your hotel in Varanasi. Our knowledgeable local guide will greet you and provide you with an overview of the day's itinerary. We'll then embark on a scenic drive to the historic town of Chunar, situated on the banks of the majestic Ganges River.

Explore Chunar Fort

Arriving at Chunar, you'll be captivated by the grandeur of Chunar Fort, a historical gem constructed by the local kings of the Chandela dynasty. Spend your time exploring this magnificent fort, known for its distinctive blend of Hindu and Muslim architectural styles. Admire the intricate stone carvings, paintings, and sculptures that adorn the fort's walls and structures. Our guide will share fascinating stories and insights about the fort's rich history.

Lunch Break

After an enlightening morning at Chunar Fort, we'll take a break for lunch at a local restaurant. Enjoy authentic regional cuisine, allowing your taste buds to savor the flavors of Uttar Pradesh.

Discover Rural Life

Following lunch, we'll drive to a nearby village, offering you a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the rural life of Uttar Pradesh. Engage with friendly locals, learn about their time-honored traditions, and gain insights into their daily activities, including farming, weaving, and pottery making. Explore the local market, where you can browse and purchase handmade souvenirs as mementos of your unforgettable experience.

Visit Kali Temple

Next on our itinerary is a visit to the nearby Kali Temple, dedicated to the fierce goddess Kali. The temple is renowned for its exquisite carvings and serves as a significant pilgrimage site for devotees. Marvel at the intricate details of the temple's architecture and soak in the spiritual ambiance.

Return to Varanasi

As the day draws to a close, we'll embark on a leisurely drive back to Varanasi, allowing you to reflect on the enriching experiences of the day. Upon reaching Varanasi, our driver will drop you off at your hotel or any other preferred location, concluding your private day tour.

This meticulously crafted itinerary promises a delightful blend of history, culture, and rural exploration, providing you with lasting memories of your visit to Chunar and the heartland of Uttar Pradesh.

Included/Excluded

  • Transport by private AC deluxe car
  • Pick up and drop off to your hotel.
  • Services of a knowledgeable, government-licensed English-speaking tour guide.
  • Monument entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water within the vehicle.
  • All taxes
  • Any meals.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Gratuities (optional)

Languages

English

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