The Contrasting Soul of India: From Heritage Temples to Bustling Shores

Trip Duration:

4 Days / 3 Nights

Places Included:

Chennai , Varanasi

Itinerary Overview

“Unveiling Contrasting Soul” trip starts in Varanasi, City1. Visit the Kashi Vishwanath Temple and witness the Ganga Aarti ceremony on Day 1. Day 2 explores the spiritual depths with a Ganges boat ride, Sarnath, and Hindu rituals.

Fly or take a train to Chennai, City2, on Day 3. Explore historical sites like Fort St. George and unwind on the beach in the evening. Spend your last morning (Day 4) relaxing on the beach or exploring Chennai’s markets before departure. This itinerary lets you experience the spiritual essence of Varanasi and the coastal charm of Chennai.

The Contrasting Soul of India: From Heritage Temples to Bustling Shores

Detailed Itinerary

Heritage Temples to Bustling Shores (4 Days/3 Nights)

This 4-day adventure takes you on a captivating journey through contrasting landscapes of India, from the historical temples of Varanasi to the vibrant beaches of Chennai. Immerse yourself in the spiritual aura of Varanasi and unwind on the pristine shores of Chennai.

Day 1: Unveiling the Magic of Varanasi

  • Arrive in Varanasi, the holy city on the banks of the Ganges River.
  • Check in to your pre-booked hotel and freshen up after your journey.
  • In the afternoon, embark on a city tour, exploring the iconic Kashi Vishwanath Temple, one of the holiest Hindu shrines.
  • Witness the mesmerizing Ganga Aarti ceremony in the evening, a captivating display of devotion and light on the banks of the Ganges.
  • Enjoy a delicious vegetarian dinner at a local restaurant, savoring the unique flavors of Varanasi.

Day 2: Unveiling the Spiritual Depths of Varanasi

  • Start your day early with a boat ride on the Ganges River, experiencing the serene atmosphere and witnessing the city come alive.
  • Observe the daily rituals performed on the ghats (river steps) and gain insights into the Hindu faith and traditions.
  • In the afternoon, visit the ancient Sarnath, believed to be the place where Buddha delivered his first sermon. Explore the Dhamek Stupa and the Archaeological Museum.
  • In the evening, enjoy a free evening to explore the bustling markets of Varanasi or attend a traditional classical music performance.

Day 3: Varanasi to Chennai – A Shift in Pace

  • After breakfast, take a flight or train from Varanasi to Chennai, a vibrant coastal metropolis.
  • Upon arrival, check in to your pre-booked hotel located near the beach.
  • In the afternoon, explore the historical landmarks of Chennai, including Fort St. George, the San Thome Basilica, and the Kapaleeshwarar Temple.
  • In the evening, indulge in a delightful seafood dinner at a beachside restaurant, enjoying the cool breeze and stunning views.

Day 4: Farewell from Chennai – Unveiling the Beaches

  • Spend the morning at leisure on the pristine beaches of Chennai, relaxing under the sun or trying your hand at water sports (optional).
  • In the afternoon, explore the vibrant markets of Chennai, picking up souvenirs and local handicrafts.
  • Depending on your departure time, visit the Government Museum, showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Tamil Nadu.
  • Later, proceed to the airport for your departure flight, carrying home unforgettable memories of your contrasting Indian adventure!

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Inclusions

  • Airport / Railway Station pick up and drop as per your flight/train timings
  • Comfortable and hygienic Vehicle (SUV / Sedan / Tempo Traveler) as per the group size
  • Stay on a double (for couples & special requests) and triple-sharing basis in hotels/camps
  • Breakfast (from Day 2 to Last Day as per itinerary)
  • Driver night charges & allowances, toll tax, parking charges, etc.
  • Experienced driver for the entire journey
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
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