Chunar Fort & Rural Village Experience Day Trip from Varanasi
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Product Code : AGORA282
Experience the "Chunar Fort & Rural Village Experience Day Trip from Varanasi," a captivating journey that uncovers history and rural traditions. Departing from Varanasi, explore the ancient Chunar Fort, where Hindu and Muslim architectural styles intertwine in exquisite stone carvings. After lunch, delve into the heart of rural Uttar Pradesh, connecting with villagers engaged in daily activities like farming and pottery making. Visit the revered Kali Temple, adorned with intricate carvings. This day trip offers a rich tapestry of culture and heritage in the charming town of Chunar, providing an enriching experience.
9:00 AM - Begin your day with a pick-up from your Varanasi hotel and set out on a picturesque 1.5-hour journey to the enchanting town of Chunar. Located on the banks of the sacred Ganges River, Chunar is renowned for its historic Chunar Fort, your first destination.
10:30 AM - Chunar Fort: Arriving at the fort, you'll step into a realm steeped in history. Built by the local rulers of the Chandela dynasty, this ancient fort showcases a fascinating blend of Hindu and Muslim architectural styles. Your guide will provide captivating insights into the fort's rich past as you explore its impressive stone carvings, intricate paintings, and sculptures.
12:00 PM - Lunch Break: Pause for a leisurely lunch, savoring the flavors of the region and taking a moment to rejuvenate.
1:00 PM - Rural Village Experience: After lunch, embark on a short drive to a nearby village, where you'll be immersed in the authentic rural life of Uttar Pradesh. Engage with the friendly locals, discovering their time-honored traditions and customs. Witness daily activities such as farming, weaving, and pottery making, gaining a deeper appreciation for the region's culture. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the local market, where you can purchase handmade souvenirs as cherished mementos of your visit.
3:00 PM - Kali Temple: Visit the nearby Kali temple, a place of spiritual significance adorned with a stunning statue of the goddess Kali. Admire the temple's intricate carvings and immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance. The temple is a popular destination for pilgrims, and your guide will share the cultural and religious context that makes it special.
4:00 PM - Return to Varanasi: As the day unfolds, it's time to bid farewell to Chunar and begin your drive back to Varanasi. Your journey concludes with a drop-off at your Varanasi hotel or another preferred location.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.