Varanasi Holidays

India
The sacred Hindu city of Varanasi is one of the world's oldest cities and has fostered a continuous religious tradition since the 6th century BC. It is known as Kashi, the City of Light, and is said to have been founded by the Hindu god Shiva. Today pilgrims bathe daily …

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How to get to Varanasi

Here's what you need to know about getting to Varanasi. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Varanasi takes 12 hours, 35 minutes.

When to go to Varanasi

Typical Holiday Price

760 € per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Varanasi varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit

September

Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - September is the cheapest month to go to Varanasi.

Where to stay in Varanasi

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Varanasi, according to other travellers.

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