Varanasi Backpacking Trip
About the Place:
Wandering in the streets of Banaras is an experience that you would want to share. Considered as the abode of Lord Shiva, Varanasi is situated on the banks of River Ganga. The River Ganga is believed to have the power of washing away all of one's sins. Varanasi is more than 3000 years old and is known for its old temples. You will surely wonder looking at the huge numbers of temples even after many temples being demolished during the medieval times. Varanasi is the most popular pilgrimage point for the Hindus. One of the seven holiest cities, Varanasi city is also one of the Shakti Peethas and one of the twelve Jyotir Linga sites in India. Varanasi has been a symbol of spiritualism, philosophy and mysticism for thousands of years and is known for great saints and personalities like Gautam Buddha, Mahavira, Kabir, Tulsi Das, Shankaracharya, and others.
Along with ancient stories and spirituality, Varanasi has a lot more to offer, for example the famous ‘Kachori’ in Varanasi which is very popular among tourist. As we all know that the traditional food is an essential part of the Indian culture and cuisine. Here in Varanasi, there are a number of street foods from across the country that are famous, but the major attraction here is the ‘Kachori’. There are also other food items in Varanasi that will treat your taste buds for sure. Trying the ‘Kachoris’ and ‘Samosas’ is a must in Varanasi.
Just like the soul is to the body, the same way spirituality is to India. Among all the unique places in the world, India is known for practising spirituality and having a deep knowledge of spirituality. India’s culture and tradition along with the spicy Indian delicacies, tourist throng in India’s most popular places. On the other side of the digital India, in the parallel universe is a divine city of Varanasi, a city in India nestled in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Only the ambience of this place is enough to bless the soul.
Known as one of the most sacred cities in Hinduism, Varanasi is also known as Banaras or Kashi. Varanasi is a very old city attracting the young and old both. From the enchanted tourists witnessing the ‘Aartis’ performed at the Ghat to the calmness of the holy River Ganga, Varanasi is a journey within a journey. Watching the cycle of life and death on the banks and meditating on the calls of ‘Har Har Mahadev’ is an experience that will touch your soul. More than being just a spiritual destination Varanasi offers much more to explore like the medieval temples, Museum, tempting delicacies and much more.
Trikon invites you to a journey that stops time and connects your spiritual self to the present and the future. Varanasi is a city that is truly timeless. From the divine ambiance to the mouth-watering street food, Varanasi is a gem. With Trikon, escape to a parallel universe on the other side of the digital India.