Most of these Ghats built with pavilions, palaces and terraces are mainly used as Dharamsalas (a home for the pilgrims during their visit to the holy city). The sunrise on the Ganges popularly known as Subeh Banaras is a soul-lifting experience.
At dawn-the Ghats are abuzz with activity of the devotees performing their ablutions in the river or offering prayers to the rising sun and performing other religious rituals. At Manikarnika Ghat- Cremation is a continuous process (photography prohibited). After the boat cruise on the Ganges walk through the narrow lanes visiting the Vishwanath temple popularly known as the Golden Temple (entry restricted to Hindus only) and a few other Temples, that this holy city is known for. Return to the hotel for breakfast. Later, fly to Delhi and transfer by coach to Agra.
Accommodations: ITC Mughal