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Planning a trip to Banaras, Uttar Pradesh, India

11th Apr to 14th Apr, 2024Budget Friendly Train
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Things to do in Varanasi in April

Day 1 - Friday 12th, Apr
morning -

Arrive at Banaras via train from Kolkata. Explore the Banaras Ghats, starting with Assi Ghat to witness the morning rituals and the serene Ganges River.

afternoon -

Enjoy a traditional Banarasi lunch at Baati Chokha, known for authentic local cuisine.

evening -

Visit the Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple and take part in the evening aarti (prayer) ceremony.

Day 2 - Saturday 13th, Apr
morning -

Explore the narrow alleys and visit the iconic Blue Lassi shop for a traditional Banarasi lassi, followed by a visit to the Sarnath Deer Park for a peaceful morning.

afternoon -

Have a simple and delicious meal at Ksheer Sagar, known for its satvik food and serene ambiance.

evening -

Explore the historic Ramnagar Fort, known for its exquisite architecture and vintage collections.

Day 3 - Sunday 14th, Apr
morning -

Participate in a morning arti at the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple, one of the holiest temples in India.

afternoon -

Indulge in flavorful local street food at Godowlia Chowk, known for its variety of chaats and sweets.

evening -

Depart from Banaras via train to Kolkata, carrying unforgettable memories and experiences.

Weather in Varanasi in Invalid date
Avg Temp25°C to 35°C
Chance of Rain10%

The weather in Banaras in April is typically hot and dry, with average temperatures ranging from 25 to 35 degrees Celsius. There is little chance of rain or snow, and the UV index is high. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Varanasi

Clothing & Apparel

Comfortable cotton clothing -

Light and breathable fabrics are best for the warm weather.

Dupatta or scarf -

For covering your head or shoulders when visiting temples.

Comfortable walking shoes -

You'll be doing a lot of walking, so make sure your shoes are supportive.


Sunglasses -

To protect your eyes from the bright sun.

Hat -

To shield your head from the sun.

Reusable water bottle -

To stay hydrated throughout the day.

Small first-aid kit -

For any minor emergencies.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport or ID card -

For identification purposes.

Money and credit cards -

Cash is still widely accepted, but cards are also becoming more common.

Travel insurance -

To protect yourself against unexpected events.

Guidebook or travel app -

For information on local attractions and activities.

Good to have

Camera -

To capture your memories.

Binoculars -

For birdwatching or sightseeing.

Small umbrella -

For protection from the sun or rain.

Snacks -

To keep you energized throughout the day.


Phone and charger -

For communication and navigation.

Camera -

To capture your memories.

Power bank -

To keep your devices charged.

Headphones -

For listening to music or podcasts.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and credit cards are both widely accepted in Banaras. However, it's always a good idea to carry some cash for smaller purchases or in case of emergencies.

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