4 days in Varanasi & Gaya Itinerary

4 days in Varanasi & Gaya Itinerary

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4 days in Varanasi & Gaya Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
Varanasi
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Gaya
— 1 day
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Varanasi

A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Varanasi is known for nature, historic sites, shopping, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Manikarnika Ghat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sarnath, and explore the activities along Ganges River.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Varanasi online vacation maker .

New Delhi to Varanasi is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Gaya.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath) ©
Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath)
Spas & Wellness

1
day
Gaya

Gaya ©
Gaya is a city of ancient historical and mythological significance. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Mangla Gauri Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rajayatna Tree, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ratnaghara, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gaya Pind Daan.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Gaya trip planner .

Traveling by car from Varanasi to Gaya takes 6 hours. In December in Gaya, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gaya

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gaya Pind Daan ©
Gaya Pind Daan
Mangla Gauri Temple ©
Mangla Gauri Temple

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