Ajaya Hotel

C 26/10 C1, Lahurabir, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221001, India | Hotel
Prices starting from $10.00

Travel Blogs from Varanasi

Jama Masjid, Faulty Towers and Maggots

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000


The road to Fatepur Sikri was lovely, nice early morning light with lots of people going about their everyday business. I met a nice Canadian guy and we spent the journey talking about his VFR800 and some touring he'd been doing on it, this got me thinking about how nice it would be to have a bike again! Once we arrived in Fatepur I was all for …

You couldn't make this stuff up....

A travel blog entry by paulfeeney


... As Nahindra's stop approached he said to us to stay on the train until the last stop as it went straight to Varansai. He must have seen the mix of tiredness and stress on both our faces and decided to come with us all the way to make sure we got there safe, he even helped us call around some hotels to see if we could get a late room. But the drama didn't end there. Just as we came close to our destination the train came to a sudden halt. There was lots of people shouting and with that ...

A dip in the Ganges

A travel blog entry by paulfeeney


... us god love him, and he guided us to our room.

It was an early rise after a Valium infused sleep after that crazy arrival, and it was time to hit the streets to see what Varanasi had up its sleeve. The narrow alleyways didn't seem as daunting in the light of day, and as we rounded a corner down to the steps of the ghat the mighty Ganges river opened up in front of us. As u walk down the steps to the riverbank the view in each direction is breathtaking. ...

The Ganges and the Ghats

A travel blog entry by kaila.mctavish


... in flame. This flame is then set to burn for three hours to allow the spirit, body and soul of the deceased to rise to the gods. Finally, when the last flame burns out the ashes are carried back to the ganges to be rinsed and washed before being released to the water where they will be carried by the current to find their peace and place in this world. Having seen this process in many stages and finding myself being mesmerized by the flicker of the flames ...


A travel blog entry by sammy_moore


... foreheads. After the show we followed the crowds out on to the main street, which was hectic. We held our bags in front of us at all times and stayed close so it was fine and we really had no reason to feel worried. The next day we again waited until the temperature cooled off before going out to Manikarnika, the main burning Ghat. Cremations take place in these ghats, which is an important ritual for many Hindus as they believe it releases an individuals spiritual essence ...


This hotel, located on C 26/10 C1, Lahurabir, Varanasi, is near Dasaswamedh Ghat, Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), Banaras Ghats, and Manikarnika Ghat.
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