A photographer captures the rituals of the annual festival along the Ganga’s ghats in colourful detail.
Away from heaving ghats and aartis, The Tree of Life Resort and Spa weaves Varanasi’s earthiness into creature comforts.
Chanting, lamps, and lots of action.
A first-timer in the holy city gets an intimate taste in four cosy neighbourhood cafés.
Old stupas and older sculptures, tales of the Buddha and Ashoka abound this excavation site in Uttar Pradesh.
The two cities play out the mythological romance between Lord Krishna and Radha with unique fervour in a weeklong celebration.
Every experience at the city's only certified heritage hotel is a throwback to a bygone era.
This fairground in Lucknow’s Dewa resembles a Bollywood film set—there’s dangal, drama and daredevilry.
A spiritual journey of time, emotion and transcendence.
Bharat Milap, a lively reenactment of Lord Ram’s reunion with his brother Bharat, is the epilogue to Vijaya Dashami in the holy city.