Varanasi boat ride at the time of sunrise from Dashashwamedh Ghat to Manikarnika Ghat is the most resplendent ride that takes you across heritage of Varanasi. This ride starts when the sun is just about to come up the horizon. As you glide across waters you can see entire river being engulfed in orange and red hues of the early morning Sun. On alighting at the burning Ghat you can see various cremation rituals. You can also witness people offering Tarpan to their ancestors.
The Ghats with the series of steps leading down into the Ganges is the Center of all prayer activities. Spectacular geometry and vivid colors enhance their symmetry and it’s absolutely a tranquil feeling to enjoy a quiet morning by them as they will be thronged by a swarm of pilgrims in the next few hours. There are about 84 Ghats in and around Varanasi with each of them have their own historical and pilgrimage importance. The main group extends from Assi Ghat to Raj Ghat. It is believed that the Ghats were built after 1700 AD when the city was a part of the Maratha Empire.
Seeing sunrise with a private rowing boat & guide is the best option as this allows everyone to roam to many places and see many things in a very short period of time. With this amazing boat ride see how locals wake up with sunrise, see bathing people, see worship rituals, see people doing yoga and meditation, see sun rays touching the water and its spiritual reflections and even more. Soak yourself in the innuendo of the mighty Ganges in the early morning and witness the rituals at Manikaran Ghats. Believed to offer salvation, the breaking of the vicious cycle of life and death, most corpses are cremated here.
If you have planed for your Varanasi tours, adding this at top is a best idea.
Schedule: Pick-up from the hotel 01 hour prior of sunrise.
USD [$]: 68 Per Group up to 02 Persons. Any additional person will be charged USD 15 per/person.