5 days in Varanasi District Itinerary

5 days in Varanasi District Itinerary

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Varanasi

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Spiritual Capital of India

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Monkey Temple (Durga Temple), Tibetan Temple, Ashoka Pillar, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Ganges River, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the landmark architecture of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, and make a trip to Manikarnika Ghat.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Varanasi trip itinerary planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Varanasi is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in February, things will get slightly colder in Varanasi: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites · Tours · Nature · Parks

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Varanasi District travel guide

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Varanasi district is a district in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh with Varanasi city as the district headquarters. Part of Varanasi division, the district occupies an area of and Census of India had a population of 3,682,194.DivisionsThe district is made up of three tehsils: Varanasi, Pindra, and Rajatalab, and eight Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) constituencies: Pindra, Ajagara, Shivpur, Rohaniya, Varanasi North, Varanasi South, Varanasi Cantt. and Sevapuri.DemographicsAccording to the 2011 census Varanasi district has a population of 3,682,194, roughly equal to the nation of Liberia or the US state of Oklahoma. This gives it a ranking of 75th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 2399 PD/sqkm. Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 17.32%. Varanasi has a sex ratio of 909 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 77.05%.

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