Your tour includes: 1. Spiritual walking with traditional music 2. Mantra and sandalwood tika (a mark on the forehead) 3. Holy conch and purification 3. A boat tour with candlelight offering. 4. A talk with holy Sadhoo and a visit to a Shiva temple where prayers are performed inside. 5. Breakfast 7. A walk down the narrow alleys of the holy city 8. A visit to the natural cremation site. 9. Hospitality visit and end of tour
Varanasi is the perfect location for photos that tell the ancient and spiritual. Here is the place of narrow streets (gali), the view of the ghats in the morning and in afternoon visiting a village where you find the traditional game of wrestling (kabaddi). Photographing the flower market, the birds in the market, and the potmaker’s house. In the evening take a boat ride for the perfect shot of the Indian sunset or shore of the city. View the natural and spiritual side of Varanasi, from the farmland to the cremation area.
On the village tour you will experience the real Indian lifestyle. Without ego it is set with natural beauty. View houses, orchards, and a favorite sport of wrestling on the ground. Visit the old potmaker’s house. There are four castes in India.–see each caste and experience the differences in their lives. Visit with a family and play with the children. A trip to the house of greatest novelist of Hindu literature in the world. A visit to a village is an experience in natural beauty, from ponds to the bamboo forest. An of rustic beauty in a visit to a school and village temple.
Experience the site where the Buddha gave his first teachings. On the site of the famous deer park in Sarnath is a stupa marking the site. Filling the area are ancient ruins of the first Sangha. While in Sarnath we will visit the Sarnath Museum and see the famous Gupta period sculpture of the Buddha giving his first teachings, and the Ashokan Pillar