Early morning boat cruise is an interesting and adventurous way of exploring numerous ghats, temples, and the rituals taking place on the banks of this holy river. You will see amazing glimpses of the religious practices and rituals performed by thousands of devotees on the banks of river Ganga. As part of their daily worship hundreds of Hindu devotees take a holy bath in the river and offer water to Surya.
Later , on boat / Ahsram, have a private class to have a one on one meeting with a spiritual master to understand the traditions ,customs,& philosophy of Hinduism. For over 4,000 years, India--one of the most spiritually enriched places on earth--has been the cradle of spirituality. Actually, the Land of the Vedas and Temples, India is the Spiritual Capital of the World. India, its people, its infrastructure, and, in fact, its very soil, encourage and nurture spiritualism, allowing religions to thrive, flourish and prosper.
Then , proceed for the city tour of this historic city. Visit the Vishwanath Temple which is devoted to lord Shiva, is the most sacred temple of Varanasi. It is located near Dashashwamedh ghat, in old Varanasi. Also, visit The Tulsi Manas Temple is dedicated to Lord Rama. It is said that Goswami Tulsidas composed 'Ramacharitramanas' at the place where the temple is located. Also, visit the Dashashwamedh Ghat which is one of the oldest ghats of Varanasi and its antiquity goes back to several thousand years.
Also, visit Man Mandir Ghat which is another prominent ritual ghat in Varanasi. Most devotees come to this ghat to pay homage to the Someswar lingam (Lord of the Moon). The ghat of Man Mandir was built by Maharaja of Jaipur.
Later come back to the hotel for breakfast & rest.
Afternoon, we proceed to visit Sarnath is located at a distance of 8 km from Varanasi in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Sarnath is the place where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon to his five disciples, preaching the middle path for attaining 'Nirvana'. Realising the sanctity of the site, emperor Ashoka, in the 3rd century B.C. built some of the finest monuments and legacies, a rare site to appreciate. The 34-metre-high 'Dhamek' stupa stands as a remarkable structure, which contains the remains of Lord Buddha.
Overnight at a luxury friendly accommodation/ home stay.