Jaipurai Hotel

Badolia, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221001, India | Hotel
Prices starting from $6.00

Travel Blogs from Varanasi

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

A travel blog entry by paulfeeney


... to the platform to wait for the train. We were the star attractions of the evening, so much that about no less that fifty or sixty men, young and old, circled us in as we sat on our bags on the ground. Some took photos, others just giggled and spoke in Hindi but some just gave cold stares. About twenty minutes past when through the crowd came the guy who had helped us. He told us to come with him as it wasn't safe where we were sitting. He brought us up to the other end of the ...

A dip in the Ganges

A travel blog entry by paulfeeney


... that read 'don't get in an auto-rickshaw!'. As I looked back up twenty or so screaming men surrounded us, grabbing at our arms, I lost it. I'd like to think we're both fairly calm chappy's, and we've been in these situations dozens of times, but this was too far. I screamed at them to F*uk Off and they jumped back shocked it seemed to work for the time being! The hotel manger called me and calmed me down while Jen grabbed a cycle rickshaw. I passed the phone to ...

The Ganges and the Ghats

A travel blog entry by kaila.mctavish


... the three main hospice buildings that surround the land that is the resting place of millions. He told us he wanted no money just good karma in explaining this ancient tradition. He brought us to the top of one of the hospice buildings and laid a blanket on one of the overhangs for us to sit and watch the many stages of this tradition. He explained that the bodies are brought on stretchers adorned with silks and flowers from all over India. That only men are ...


A travel blog entry by sammy_moore


... he might be dead but he wasn't sure. It really gave me the heebie-jeebies for the rest of the day. The driver pulled up at a lane and pointed us in the right direction to the hostel as the lanes were too narrow. He charged us an extortionate amount, no doubt because Miraj was taking a cut. He also tried to sell us a tour but Im sure you can guess our response. It was refreshing to see a garden in our hostel as Varanasi was so busy and green space pretty much nonexistent. ...

Varanasi: Spiritually Rich, Economically Poor

A travel blog entry by travelingamanda


... by the touts. That said, in a couple of instances we've bargained successfully to what we've believed to be a good price and then felt guilty since the twenty cents we saved is a trivial amount of money for us but very important for them. We have generally decided to bargain hard for rickshaw rides (based on the rates recommended by Lonely Planet and often by asking several drivers until someone will take our price) but then leave a tip at the end. We haven't given ...


This hotel, located on Badolia, Varanasi, is near Dasaswamedh Ghat, Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), Banaras Ghats, and Manikarnika Ghat.
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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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