"You must get in touch with us, before trying to reach us. As it might be difficult to find us in the Maze of Old Varanasi."
Varanasi in the Northern State of Uttar Pradesh in India is situated in the left banks of the holy river Ganges. It is commonly known as Benares or Kashi. Varanasi being the oldest continually inhabited city is the cultural capital of India. The city is well-known for holding fairs, festivals, feasts and other events almost all the year round. Throughout the year visitors from all over the country come to this ancient city to take part in those festivals.
It has been a great center for pilgrimage for Hindus and is visited by thousands of people every year. Lots of people also come to Varanasi all the year round to visit places of interest in and around Varanasi. The several Ghats of Varanasi, Jantar Mantar, Sankat Mochan Temple, Chunar Fort, Kaushambi, Vindhyachal and Sarnath draw people from all over the country to visit this ancient living city of Varanasi. Getting to Varanasi is made easy because of a regular and well-connected transport service.
Varanasi being a place of historical and religious importance is easily accessible from all parts of the country. Getting to Varanasi is made convenient by air, train and road. All these forms of transport are well-connected to the city of Varanasi.
By Air: Varanasi is well- connected by regular service of flights with some major cities like Delhi, Mumbai(Bombay), Kolkata(Calcutta), Bhubaneswar, Lucknow, Jaipur, Khajuraho, Katmandu. The AIRPORT AT Babatpur is just 22 kilometer away from the city. Several Indian Airlines include Varanasi. Sahara Airlines has flights to Kolkata (Calcutta), Mumbai (Bombay) and Lucknow. Jet Airways connects Varanasi to Delhi and Khajuraho.
By Train: Being a major rail junction, Varanasi is properly connected by rail. The city is connected by super fast trains to Delhi. The city is well-connected with all major cities across the country like Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Lucknow, Allahabad, Patna, Jaipur, Gorakhpur and Khajuraho. Everyday several trains come to the Varanasi railway station from Kolkata and Delhi. Most Delhi to Kolkata trains pass through Mughal Sarai, which is only 18 kilometer south from Varanasi.
By Road: Varanasi is properly connected by a network of roads to all major towns of Uttar Pradesh and other neighboring areas. Regular bus services can be availed from Varanasi to Jaunpur, Allahabad, Lucknow, Faizabad and Gorakhpur. Varanasi is also well- connected with Kolkata, Delhi, Madras and Bangalore.