Weekend Getaways from Varanasi

59 tourist places to visit near Varanasi.

  • Heritage (30)
  • Pilgrimage (18)
  • Jungle (8)
  • Waterfront (4)
  • Hill (3)
  • City (3)
Hotels in Bodhgaya

Bodhgaya

5.7/7
156 Hotels

4 hours from
Varanasi
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It was unfilled trip with friends! Maha Bodhgaya is a sacred religious site and place o...

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Hotels in Gorakhpur

Gorakhpur

5.4/7
82 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Varanasi
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I had been to Gorakhpur by train in the month of December 2016. Gorakhpur is a must-vis...

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Hotels in Buxar

Buxar

5.2/7
6 Hotels

2.5 hours from
Varanasi
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I Born in the government hospital Buxar. But, My father's teacher job transferred to Va...

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Hotels in Mirzapur

Mirzapur

4.9/7
23 Hotels

1.5 hours from
Varanasi
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Mirzapur city is the administrative headquarters of Mirzapur District of Uttar Pradesh....

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Hotels in Sasaram

Sasaram

5.3/7
6 Hotels

2 hours from
Varanasi
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It was a very nice experience staying in this hotel. We went there as my wife was calle...

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Hotels in Ayodhya

Ayodhya

5.6/7
22 Hotels

4 hours from
Varanasi
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. Widely known for being the place of birth of Lord Rama, Ayodhya is a city of immense ...

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Hotels in Kushinagar

Kushinagar

5.5/7
17 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Varanasi
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Kushinagar is a district, which is located in the Gorakhpur division of the Indian stat...

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Hotels in Pawapuri

Pawapuri

6.3/7
1 Hotels

5.5 hours from
Varanasi
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Pawapuri is a sacred place for the Jains because Lord Mahavir was cremated here in 500 ...

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Hotels in Satna

Satna

5.7/7
45 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Varanasi
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Hotels in Vaishali

Vaishali

5.9/7
4 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Varanasi
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Vaishali District in the state of Bihar, once the capital city of the Vajjian Confedera...

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Hotels in Gaya

Gaya

5.4/7
56 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Varanasi
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My recent trip to Bodhgaya and Rajgir on December'2015. First of all define your need t...

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Hotels in Chitrakoot

Chitrakoot

6.0/7
23 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Varanasi
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I enjoyed this journey much. I visited the Chitrakoot Dham, known as Karvi situated at ...

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Hotels in Ambikapur

Ambikapur

5.4/7
25 Hotels

6.5 hours from
Varanasi
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Ambikapur city is located in the Surguja District of the Chhattisgarh State. This city ...

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Hotels in Rae Bareli

Rae Bareli

5.2/7
8 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Varanasi
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Rae-Bareli is a city as well as a municipal district in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It ...

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Hotels in Rewa

Rewa

5.7/7
30 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Varanasi
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Rewa is also known as the birthplace of the white tiger species known as the Bengal ti...

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Hotels in Khajuraho

Khajuraho

5.8/7
81 Hotels

7.5 hours from
Varanasi
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Khajuraho is a world famous heritage site. And it's famous for it's sculpture artwork o...

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Hotels in Sarnath

Sarnath

5.9/7
9 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Varanasi
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Buddhists wordwide look upon India as the. Land of the Buddha and a visit to this. Coun...

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Hotels in Bandhavgarh

Bandhavgarh

6.0/7
69 Hotels

7.5 hours from
Varanasi
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Our trip to Bandhavgarh in May 2008 was the first step of the never ending journey of D...

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Hotels in Muzaffarpur

Muzaffarpur

5.5/7
55 Hotels

6.5 hours from
Varanasi
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It is early morning. Amidst the blowing of conch Shells and the sound of dhol, manjeera...

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Hotels in Sitamarhi

Sitamarhi

4.9/7
10 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Varanasi
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Sitamarhi is a town as well as the district headquarters of the Sitamarhi District in B...

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Hotels in Sonepur

Sonepur

6.0/7
3 Hotels

6 hours from
Varanasi
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The township of Sonepur is located in the Saran District of Bihar in proximity to Patna...

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Hotels in Nalanda

Nalanda

5.8/7
6 Hotels

5.5 hours from
Varanasi
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Nalanda, an ancient centre for higher learning, is located around 55 miles south east o...

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Hotels in Rajgir

Rajgir

5.5/7
43 Hotels

5.5 hours from
Varanasi
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Rajgir is a wonderful historical place. As well as taking a short break from daily rout...

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Hotels in Bihar Sharif

Bihar Sharif

5.2/7
8 Hotels

5.5 hours from
Varanasi
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Bihar Sharif, also spelled as Biharsharif and even called Bihar by few, is the district...

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Hotels in Valmiki

Valmiki

5.1/7
1 Hotels

7.5 hours from
Varanasi
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Valmiki National Park is a tiger reserve situated in the Champaran District of Bihar. T...

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Hotels in Motihari

Motihari

5.0/7
15 Hotels

6 hours from
Varanasi
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Motihari is a small town in the state of Bihar. Motihari is the headquarters of East Ch...

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Hotels in Basti

Basti

5.3/7
18 Hotels

4 hours from
Varanasi
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The town of Basti is situated in the Basti District of Uttar Pradesh. This town was ori...

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Hotels in Ramgarh

Ramgarh

5.9/7
27 Hotels

6.5 hours from
Varanasi
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Ramgarh is a quite scenic place in the Himalayas, just 25 km from Nainital and almost t...

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Hotels in Koderma

Koderma

5.1/7
13 Hotels

5 hours from
Varanasi
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Koderma is a town located in the district with the same name in the state of Jharkhand....

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Hotels in Hazaribagh

Hazaribagh

5.3/7
22 Hotels

5.5 hours from
Varanasi
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Hazaribagh city lies in the state of Jharkhand. The word Hazaribagh comes from two word...

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Varanasi Weekend Getaways and Tourist Places to Visit

Go to tourist places to see in varanasi

Weekend Getaways from Varanasi

In the new era of industrialisation and technological advancement, job pressures and stress levels have been sky rocketing. It has become exceedingly necessary to take a break from all the commotion and recuperate, in order to live a more vibrant life. These places to visit near Varanasi or places to see near Varanasi or Varanasi weekend getaways will replenish your energy and rejuvenate you! Many of the best hotels in Varanasi can be booked via HolidayIQ.

  1. 50- 100km away

The beautiful city of Mirzapur, located on the banks of the river Ganga, is one of the best places to visit near Varanasi. A place of religious expeditions and antiquity, the small town of Mirzapur is great vacation spot for a weekend getaway with your friends and loved one! The majestic Vindham and Sirsi waterfalls that are found in this region are popular tourist sites and perfect picnic spots near Varanasi.

  1. 100km- 200km away

Situated approximately 118 kilometres from Varanasi is the ancient town of Sasaram, among the places to visit around Varanasi this is a place of religious sites, waterfalls and scenic splendour. Secluded from modern civilisation, this town of worship is ideal for a weekend getaway near Varanasi. Another sacred and religious place situated on the banks of the Spray river is the city of Ayodhya, mythologically known to be the birth place of Lord Rama. This is a holy a spiritual place for followers of the Hindu faith making a relaxing place around Varanasi to visit.

  1. 200km- 300km away

A quick weekend getaway from Varanasi is to Bodhgaya and Kakolat will be sure to help you relieve your stress in more ways than one! Home to the teachings of Buddha, Bhodhgaya radiates with peace and positive energy making it one of the best places near Varanasi.The enchanting city of Kakolat on the other hand is ideal for those free-spirited travellers looking for some adventure. Packed with waterfalls, adventure sports and forests, the beautiful city of Kakolat will exceed all your expectations!

  1. <300 km away

The stunning regions of Muzaffarpur and Rajgir near Varanasi are amongst the top must-see locations near Varanasi! Rajgir, known for the infamous “Taanga rides” and hot water springs is an experience like no other! An astonishing hill station that has a religious and historical significance makes it a great weekend getaway in Varanasi. The city of Muzaffarpur on the other hand, is best for travellers looking for a religious respite.  Must-see attractions include the golden statue of the Maa Durga, the astounding Devi Mandir and Jubba Sahnai Park.

A religious and holy place for Pilgrims, Varanasi is one city that is known to be the spiritual capital of India. Followers and believers have known to travel across the country to bathe in the river Ganges and perform funeral rituals and rites. Standing tall and proud is the Golden Temple dedicated to the lord Shiva, speaking of centuries of tradition, culture and value that is true to Indian society.


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