Program Guide

  • Please carry a valid government photo ID card (Voter ID, Driving License, Passport, Pan Card, etc.) as it may be required while travelling in the train or at the hotel.
  • Smoking and/or drinking alcoholic beverages is strictly prohibited for the entire duration of the journey.

Packing Suggestions

Most of the sojourn involves bus travel, so it is advisable to pack as light as possible. Due to space restraints, all items must be packed in one suitcase or bag. Inside the bus, you can carry one bag with items required for daily use. It is advised to bring luggage that is water-resistant and durable.

We recommend the following items

  • Personal clothing
  • Woolen shawl or jacket
  • Socks – 2 -3 pairs
  • A woolen cap
  • Toiletries
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Mosquito repellent spray/cream
  • Snacks
  • Water bottle
  • Sun glasses
  • Flashlight
  • Umbrella
  • General footwear
  • Camera (optional)

The temperature at Varanasi in November can vary between 10 to 30 degrees C. Please bring appropriate warm clothing.

*Please note that video cameras are not permitted.

Please carry a personal medical kit with electrolyte packs, pain killers, muscle relaxant cream, band aids, medicines for fever, common cold, headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion and any other medication necessary.