Best Time to Visit

Best time to visit Varanasi depends on several factors. For the Hindus, various festivals, fairs and the dates of religious rituals determine the best & opportune time to visit Varanasi. But, for the foreign nationals, it’s the conditions like weather, climate and season that matter most. Being cultural capital of India, the most pious religious destination for Hindus and the World’s oldest living city, Varanasi, also called Benares or Kashi, is a must-see place during India tour. Varanasi is Lord Shiva’s city. Shiva is the presiding deity. Morning of Varanasi is famous all over the word. It is a fascinating experience for every tourist in India is to witness the morning rituals on the banks of the sacred Ganges River in Varanasi. Recognized as one of the oldest inhabited cities on the planet, it is an unforgettable experience to wake up early to take a boat ride down the River Ganga. Watch Hindu faithful making prayers and giving offerings, sadhus - holy men - meditating side by side with foreign tourists, young people practicing yoga, women washing clothes and bodies being cremated and religious people performing rituals. A walk through narrow alleys introduces with day-to-day lifestyle of the people and their cultural practices. In the suburbs of the city lies Sarnath, the place where Gautam Buddha delivered his first sermons on the Dhamma (Dharma). At the site are one of the oldest known stupas, ravaged monastery, a well-kept museum and several Buddhist temples belonging to different nationalities.

As per the weather condition, the best time to visit Varanasi is during the months of January, February, March, October, November and December. The warmest months are April, May and June. July and August are known for monsoon showers, hence the wettest months. During summer season, the temperature rises up to 48 degree celcius. The winter season that commences from October and lasts till Holi festival in March. This is the best time to explore Varanasi as the climate and weather is soothing and favorable for sightseeing.

Varanasi Tour Packages

Golden Triangle with Mathura Varanasi Haridwar Rishikesh Tour

Golden Triangle with Mathura Varanasi Haridwar Rishikesh Tour

10 Nights / 11 Days
Destination : Delhi- Jaipur-Abhaneri- Fatehpur Sikri- Agra- Varanasi-Haridwar-Rishikesh

Incredible India with Diwali Tour

Incredible India with Diwali Tour

15 Nights / 16 Days
Destination : Delhi-Udaipur-Jaipur-Abhaneri-Fatehpur-Sikri-Agra-Orchha-Khajuraho-Varanasi-Mumbai-Goa

North India Heritage Tour

North India Heritage Tour

9 Nights / 10 Days
Destination : Delhi – Jaipur – Abhaneri – Fatehpur Sikri- Agra- Gwalior- Orchha-Khajuraho - Varanasi

Golden Triangle with Varanasi Tour

Golden Triangle with Varanasi Tour

7 Nights / 8 Days
Destination : Delhi - Jaipur - Abhaneri - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Varanasi - Sarnath - Delhi

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