84 Ghats Boat Tour in Varanasi
84 Ghats Boat Tour in Varanasi
84 Ghats Boat Tour in Varanasi
84 Ghats Boat Tour in Varanasi
84 Ghats Boat Tour in Varanasi

84 Ghats Boat Tour in Varanasi

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Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

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What will you experience

84 Ghats Tour in 2 Hours

Traditional Motor Boat Experience

Cover Entire Varanasi Locations

Getting Spiritual Vibes

About the Activity

Activity LocationVaranasi, UP
Activity Duration02 Hours
Activity Timing05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Boat Capacity10 to 12 Person

About Varanasi:

  • Varanasi is a city located on the banks of the Ganges River in Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the holiest Hindu cities and is often referred to as the spiritual capital of India and is home to numerous temples.
  • Varanasi is an important centre for the Hindu faith and has many important religious sites. The city is a popular tourist destination due to its unique culture, rich history, and spiritual atmosphere.

About 84 Ghats Boat Tour in Varanasi: 

  • A boat tour of the 84 ghats is a must-do for any visitor to Varanasi, and it offers a unique and unforgettable perspective on this ancient city.
  • Meet our representative at the site, who will guide you through the journey and inform you about all the safety regulations.
  • Your 2 hours boat tour will begin at Manikarnika Ghat, the cremation ghat where Hindus come to cremate their loved ones. 
  • Your boat will take you past the Kashi Vishwanath Dham, one of the most sacred Hindu temples in the world. 
  • Then you will visit the Dashaswamedh Ghat, the Assi Ghat, the Monkey Temple or Durga Temple, the Nepali Temple and the Ramnagar Fort. you will also witness the famous Ganga Aarti during your journey.
  • Finally, your boat tour will end at Namo Ghat, a beautiful ghat that is known for its fragrant, healing oils and luxurious silks. You can browse the shops at Namo Ghat for souvenirs or simply enjoy the views of the Ganges River.
  • An 84 Ghats Boat Tour is a unique and unforgettable experience that is sure to leave you with lasting memories of Varanasi. 

Package Option

Traditional Motor Boat

2 Hours

2799 per Boat

2 Hours
  • Experienced Guide
  • 2 Hours of Activity
  • Life Jackets
  • 84 Ghats Tour by Boat
  • Tea, Coffee & Water Bottle
  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Any Transportation Expenses

Note:

  • On a Boat, only 10 to 12 People can Sit.
  • There is no Age & Weight Limit to Participate.

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Know before you book

Advance Booking:

  • When planning to take a boat tour, it's important to make a reservation in advance, especially during peak tourist seasons. This will help you secure your spot on the tour and avoid last-minute disappointments. 

Duration of Tour:

  • It's also crucial to know the duration of the tour and plan your day according to this 84 Ghat Boat Trip in Varanasi took around 2 hours to complete. 

Be Punctual:

  • To avoid missing the tour, be aware of the exact departure location and arrive at around 05:15 PM at the location.

Weather Conditions:

  • Checking the weather forecast for the day of your tour is also important, as unfavourable weather conditions can lead to cancellations or rescheduling. 

Clothing and Footwear:

  • Dressing appropriately for the tour is highly recommended, considering the weather. Layered clothing is often a good choice.
  • Wear comfortable, non-slip footwear suitable for a boat. Avoid high heels or shoes that may mark or damage the boat's deck.

Carry Essentials:

  • Sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses are essential for sun protection and also a Camera to capture memories. 

Motion Sickness:

  • If you're prone to motion sickness, consider taking preventive measures, such as over-the-counter medications or wearing acupressure wristbands. 

Safety Briefings:

  • Pay attention to the safety briefing or instructions provided by the tour operator or boat crew. Know the location of life jackets and emergency exits. 

Wear Jackets:

  • Understand how to properly wear a life jacket and make sure it fits snugly. They are usually provided on the boat. 

Food and Drinks:

  • Under Food & Drinks only Tea, Coffee, and Water Bottle are included on the package for any extra service kindly talk to guide before hand.

Alcoholic Restrictions:

  • It's important to note that taking a boat tour under the influence of alcohol is strictly prohibited.

Things to Carry

  • Food and Water Supplies
  • Proper Clothing
  • Id Proof
  • UA Voucher

Frequently Asked Quetions

What is the 84 Ghats Boat Tour in Varanasi?

The 84 Ghats Boat Tour in Varanasi is a guided boat tour that takes you to some of the most important and iconic ghats (bathing steps) in Varanasi. 

What ghats are visited on the 84 Ghats Boat Tour in Varanasi?

The following ghats are visited on the tour: Manikarnika Ghat (the Cremation Ghat), Kashi Vishwanath Dham, The new Kashi Vishwanath Corridor, Dasaswamedh Ghat (aka Main Ghat), Assi Ghat, Namo Ghat etc.

What temples are visited on the Boat Tour in Varanasi?

The following temples are visited on the tour: Kashi Vishwanath Dham temple, Monkey Temple (Durga Temple), Nepali Temple etc.

What other attractions are visited on the Boating trip?

In addition to the ghats and temples, the 84 Ghats Boat Tour in Varanasi also includes a visit to Ramnagar Fort and Benares Hindu University (BHU).

How long is the 84 Ghats Boat Tour in Varanasi?

The 84 Ghats Boat Tour in Varanasi lasts approximately 2 to 2.5 Hours. It is filled with cultural sightseeing and provides the best experience.

What time of day does the tour take place?

The tour takes place in the evening, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. This is the best time to see the ghats and temples illuminated and to witness the evening Ganga Aarti ceremony at Dasaswamedh Ghat.

How much does the 84 Ghats Boat Tour in Varanasi cost?

The cost of the tour varies depending on the size of your group and the type of boat you choose. However, it typically costs around INR 3000 per Boat.

What is included in the price of this Boat Trip?

The price of the tour includes transportation by boat, a guide, and all 84 Ghat sightseeing by Boat.

What should I wear on this trip?

It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Consider bringing a shawl or sweater, as it can get chilly in the evening.

Can I bring my camera to the 84 Ghats Boat Tour in Varanasi?

Yes, you can bring your camera on the tour. There are many great photo opportunities along the way.

Is the 84 Ghats Boat Tour in Varanasi suitable for children?

Yes, the 84 Ghats Boat Tour in Varanasi is suitable for children of all ages. However, children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Is the wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the wheelchair accessible. However, please let us know in advance so that we can make the necessary arrangements.

Can I book the 84 Ghats Boat Tour in Varanasi in advance?

Yes, you can book the 84 Ghats Boat Tour in Varanasi in advance. You can book online or by phone.