A first-timer in the holy city gets an intimate taste in four cosy neighbourhood cafés.
A spiritual journey of time, emotion and transcendence.
The Kumbh Mela is undoubtedly the largest theatre for pilgrims, their rituals and purpose.
Bharat Milap, a lively reenactment of Lord Ram’s reunion with his brother Bharat, is the epilogue to Vijaya Dashami in the holy city.
Varanasi can sometimes be too much for a traveller to take, so Banaras Privé customises your stay to give you an experience that is immersive and luxurious.
The fashion designer tells us why she loves Varanasi and how she weaves the city into her work.
Chanting, lamps, and lots of action.
Why Ujjain is considered the Greenwich of India.
Few cities can match the intensity and timelessness one finds in Kashi’s ghats and gullies.
In conversation with one of they city's most vibrant guides.