About Kashi -
About Kashi - Kashi, the oldest name of Banaras
. Kashi is the word used in Vedas and other old sacred Hindu texts.
Kashi was founded near to Adi Keshav Ghat
(the northern end of the city) around 5000 years ago.
The southern end of the old Kashi is believed to be
which is around 400 years old.
This boat ride will take you to a journey of Kashi dating back from the 20th century to 3000 BCE.
Each Ghats between Adi Keshav Ghat and Assi Ghat has his own importance.
You will see many small fort like houses which were built by old kings as they came here to die in order to get Moksh.
Read More : List of Ghats in Varanasi
About Kashi Darshan Boat Ride in Varanasi -
This is the longest boat ride within Varanasi which takes about 4 to 5 hours, depending on the current of the river, to go there and come back. It will be a complete guided tour who has vast knowledge of culture and history of Varanasi. He will explain you every bit of small thing related to the Ganga and various Ghats.
Kashi Darshan Boat Ride tour in Varanasi covers -
Starts from Adi Keshav Ghat
(the northern end of the city) to Assi Ghat
, The southernmost Ghat in Varanasi
Best time to start Kashi Darshan Boat Ride tour in Varanasi -
Best time to start the boat ride depends on the season. 5 am is the best time for summers and 6 am for winters. The same boat ride could be organized in the evenings as well starting at 5.30 pm during the summers and 4 pm during the winters.
Duration for Kashi Darshan Boat Ride Tour in Varanasi -
Takes about 4 to 5 hours.
Price of Kashi Darshan Boat Ride Tour in Varanasi -
INR 1850/- for first person and INR 1300/- on second onwards.
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- Boat Ride
- Life jacket
- Well Experienced tourist guide(English/Hindi speaking*)
- Mineral Water bottle(one bottle per person)
- Veg Snacks
Not Included :
- Personal Expenditure like tip, Pooja, donations etc
- Tourist guide speaking other languages(like Thai, Chinese, Japanese and many more) We can provide such guide with extra language charges of 350 INR for first person and 150 for second onwards.
- Drop/Pick-up facility up to Starting/End Point << Click here for transportation rate >>
Note: All of our boat rides are guided tours and there will be a trained guide with you all the time during the tour.
We use only hand rowed boats as we care for the environment and we never take more than 6 people on one boat as it becomes very laborious job for the boat rower if there are more than 6 people on one boat.