Guided tour

From Varanasi: Temple Hopping with Transfers

Activity provider: Go City Adventures

From Varanasi: Temple Hopping with Transfers

Activity provider: Go City Adventures

From US$ 34 per person

Visit the most important temples of the Varanasi region, whilst learning about each one's unique history and traditions.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup from any hotels located in Varanasi.


  • Discover the famou temple of Goddess Durga which dates back to the 18th century
  • See the Monkey temple, which is a si
  • Visit the Tulsi Manas temple, which has great historical and cultural value as the great story of Ramayana is written on its wall
Full description
First make your way to the most famous and important temples of Varanasi, the Goddess Durga temple. This is one of the most revered temples of the region, built in a striking red color. Learn of the many interesting stories and myths attached to this temple from your guide.  Next up is the famous Monkey temple or the Sankat Mochan temple, which is dedicated to the Monkey God. Known to relieve people from every sort of pain and trouble, see pilgrims in large numbers paying their respects here. Also, see the many curious monkeys roaming about the streets. Visit the Tulsi Manas temple, another famous and revered temple in the region. Dedicated to Saint Tulsi Daas, the writer of the Sanskrit epic Ramayana, the walls of this temple have the entire Ramayana craved on them. Visited by people from all over the world, be amazed to see how the walls of this two-storey temple depict the epic poem. Next see the Bharat Mata temple or the Mother India temple. This temple is one of a kind in the entire country where rather than idol worship, there is an undivided map of India, symbolizing the worship for one’s motherland. Finally, explore the Shri Vishwanath temple in the Banaras Hindu University, which is known to be one of the tallest temples in India and has a lot of interesting stories and fables attached to its construction.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off at a time of your choosing
  • English-speaking live guide
  • Transport in a tuk-tuk or rickshaw
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The temples remain closed from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM. Avoiding these hours you can choose a time as per your liking
  • Modest attire is required in the temples, covering shoulders and knees
  • In some of the temples phones or any other electronic devices are not permitted
  • Shoes and slippers must be removed at all sites, they will be deposited at a safe place

Product ID: 297775