• Varanasi Travel Guide: Places to Visit and Eat

    Posted on February 1, 2020 by in Road Trip

    India has always attracted spiritual seekers since time immemorial and one of the holiest places in all over India, and one of the oldest city in the globe, is the ancient city of Varanasi situated on the banks of holy Ganga River. Varanasi is a holy city of Hindu and pilgrim who come to dip in holy Ganga river as they believe that will wash all away a lifetime of sins.

    If you’re coming to this holy place then you can book an outstation cab from your city as trains are always full as in a large number of devotees visit this place in a single day or you can book a flight to Varanasi and after that, you can book a taxi service in Varanasi to visit the Ghats and all the other places.

    Keep reading the article for best things to do in Varanasi & places to eat in Varanasi

    1. Stroll around the Ghats: Most of the spiritual activities in Varanasi revolve around the Ghats, which are riverfront steps along the river Ganges. Pilgrims from all over the globe come to the Ghats as they believe that taking a dip in the holy river will cleanse their sins away. You can visit this place either by local buses or three-wheeler but the bus has over crowed and it is too hot to travel in a three-wheeler the best option is to book cab service in Varanasi.

    Stroll around the Ghats

    1. Take a sunrise boat ride along the holy Ganga river: Taking a boat ride along the holy river Ganges at sunrise when the whole place is bathed in a magical dewy glow and you see all the ritual of life, and death, played out along the river bank, is one the most important thing that you can’t miss in Varanasi. You might not get any public transport at this time so you can do car hire to reach this place and there is the benefit of car hire as well that driver will guide you the rates of the boat ride and can arrange an affordable boat ride for you. Before boarding a boat you can attend the sunrise aarti at Assi Ghat.

    Take a sunrise boat ride along the holy Ganga river

    1. Evening Aarti: Every evening just after the sunset a huge crowd of hundreds of pilgrims gather at Dashashwamedh Ghat to watch pooja. This place gets filled up to early as lots of pilgrims visit this place that is why you need to arrive early to this place. After having a delicious lunch and a small nap you can book car rental in Varanasi to visit this place. 

    Evening Aarti

    Where to eat and drink in this holy place?

    Dueto religious significance of the city most of the restaurants, especially those close to the Ganges serve only vegetarian food and no Alcohol. Let’s have look at the top 3 restaurants where you can fill your tummy with delicious food.

    1. Kashi Chat center
    2. Keshari Restaurant
    3. Amu Cafe

    Varanasi is having a large number of good cuisine restaurants after visiting the holy water and temples you can book a cab in Varanasi to fill your empty tummies.

    Best of luck for your upcoming trip to Varanasi.

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