Vacation rentals in Varanasi

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Popular amenities for Varanasi vacation rentals

Stay near Varanasi's top sights

Assi Ghat41 locals recommend
Manikarnika Ghat8 locals recommend
Dasaswamedh Ghat27 locals recommend
Banaras Hindu University11 locals recommend
PDR Mall4 locals recommend
Sarnath Buddhist Temple8 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Varanasi

  • Total rentals

    1.6K properties

  • Total number of reviews

    12K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    640 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    560 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with a pool

    10 properties have a pool

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    830 properties have a dedicated workspace

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Varanasi?

    Varanasi experiences a humid subtropical climate. Summers (April to June) can be quite hot with temperatures soaring up to 45°C (113°F), while winters (October to March) are more pleasant, with temperatures ranging between 5°C (41°F) and 20°C (68°F). The monsoon season (July to September) brings heavy rainfall.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Varanasi?

    In Varanasi, you can explore the vibrant Ghats along the River Ganges, attend the mesmerizing Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat, explore the narrow lanes of the old city, or visit the ancient Kashi Vishwanath Temple. You might also enjoy a boat ride on the Ganges at sunrise, or experience a traditional Indian music concert.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Varanasi?

    The most popular time to visit Varanasi is during the cool and pleasant winter months, from November to February. Popular local events include Dev Deepawali, when millions of earthen lamps are lit on the Ghats, and the Sankat Mochan Hanuman Festival, a musical celebration held in April.

  • What are the best places to stay in Varanasi?

    Popular areas to stay in Varanasi include Assi Ghat, known for its vibrant ambiance and proximity to the river, and Godaulia, a bustling area close to many temples and markets. The Cantonment area, with its colonial charm and modern amenities, is also a preferred choice among travelers.

  • What are the best places to visit in Varanasi?

    Varanasi is rich in cultural and historical sites. You might want to explore the Ganges Ghats, Sarnath - where Buddha gave his first sermon, the 17th century Ramnagar Fort, or the imposing Alamgir Mosque. The city also has numerous temples, with the Kashi Vishwanath Temple being the most renowned.

  • What are some hiking trails in Varanasi?

    Though Varanasi is largely a city of temples and Ghats, there are nature spots for hiking in nearby areas. Vindhyachal, situated around 70km from Varanasi, is known for its trekking paths that lead to the Vindhyavasini Devi Temple.

  • What are some family activities to do in Varanasi?

    Families visiting Varanasi can enjoy a boat ride on the Ganges, explore the city's ancient temples and marketplaces, or participate in a traditional cooking class. Visiting the nearby Sarnath museum, where kids can learn about Buddha's teachings, is another engaging family activity.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Varanasi?

    For day trips from Varanasi, consider exploring the historic city of Allahabad, about 120km away, or the wildlife sanctuary in Chunar, around 40km away. Another popular day trip is Sarnath, just 10km away, where Buddha is believed to have given his first sermon.

  • Do apartment rentals in Varanasi have air conditioning?

    Absolutely! We offer over 260 apartment rentals with air conditioning in Varanasi. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Are there family-friendly vacation rentals in Varanasi?

    Varanasi has more than 640 family-friendly stays. Amenities on the property may include high chairs, travel cribs, or strollers.

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