Frequently Asked Questions
Niraan – The Tent City, Varanasi is a luxurious tented accommodation located near the ghats in Varanasi, India.
It is located on the riverbank of Ganga opposite to Dashashwamedh Ghat. We provide pick-up and drop facility from Namo Ghat via a boat ride. If you want to visit it by road, you can reach Katesar and come to our property.
Niraan – The Tent City, Varanasi offers packages for 1 night or 2 nights. Guests also have the option to stay without a package, following standard check-in and check-out procedures.
Packages typically include to and fro from Namo Ghat on designated timings via boat ride, accommodation, meals, guided tours, cultural programs, and access to festival events.
You can reach Niraan – The Tent City, Varanasi by road, train, or by flight. From the airport, you can hire a taxi to Namo Ghat. We provide pick up and drop facility from Namo Ghat via boat ride. Please check Niraan – The Tent City, Varanasi itinerary for more details.
Offerings and Inclusions
You can witness traditional music by the ghat and indulge in the Banaras Gharana Dance performances.
Yes, the package includes guided tours to attractions like Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Sarnath, and Ganga Aarti, depending on the itinerary you choose.
Places to Visit
Kashi Vishwanath Temple:
As the first light of day graces the horizon, embark on a pilgrimage to the venerable Kashi Vishwanath Temple. This ancient marvel, dedicated to Lord Shiva, stands as a testament to both unwavering devotion and exquisite architectural mastery. As you step into the sacred precincts of the temple, the divine presence whispers, enveloping you in a profound sense of solace.
Boat Ride by the Ganga River:
The Ganga river, is revered for its purity and spiritual significance and offers a journey that transcends the ordinary. A serene boat ride carries you through the morning rituals, the vibrant ghats, and the heartfelt devotions of pilgrims. Allow the gentle sway of the boat to mirror the inner tranquillity you seek, finding solace amid the gentle ripples of this sacred river.
Visit to Sarnath:
Not far from Varanasi lies Sarnath, a place resounding with historical and spiritual importance. It was here that Lord Buddha delivered his inaugural sermon, a gesture brimming with timeless wisdom. Explore the ancient monastic complexes, pay homage to the Dhamek Stupa, and immerse yourself in the profound teachings that offer solace to those in search of spiritual enlightenment.
Ganga Aarti at Assi Ghat:
Situated at the confluence of the rivers Assi and Ganga, Assi Ghat is a vibrant and lively centre of spiritual activity in Varanasi. Witness the serene morning rituals, embark on a tranquil boat journey along the sacred Ganga, and become immersed in the deeply spiritual atmosphere. Be sure not to miss the captivating Ganga Aarti ceremony, a nightly ritual where devout souls offer their prayers to the sacred river.
Behold the magnificence of the Ganga Aarti, a spiritual spectacle where priests perform ancient rituals to the enchanting accompaniment of conch shells and melodious bells.
Discover the splendid architecture and rich history of the Ramnagar Fort, nestled on the opposite bank of the Ganga river, offering a glimpse into the bygone eras of Varanasi’s regal heritage.
Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple:
Nestled on the banks of the Assi River in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman, the revered Hindu God. This sacred temple was founded by the renowned Hindu preacher and poet, Sri Goswami Tulsidas, who was also a poet during the early 16th century. It holds a special name, “Sankat Mochan,” signifying the deity’s role as the “reliever from troubles.”
Tulsi Manas Mandir:
Situated in the sacred city of Varanasi, it stands as one of the most renowned temples. This temple holds profound significance in Hindu culture and history because it is the very place where the esteemed Hindu poet-saint, reformer, and philosopher, Goswami Tulsidas, composed the ancient Hindu epic Ramcharitmanas during the 16th century.
Niraan – The Tent City, Varanasi offers a range of tents from economy to luxury, each equipped with modern and luxurious amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. The categories are Presidential Villa, Royal Villa, Premium Tent, and Deluxe Tent . Please check Niraan – The Tent City, Varanasi Stay Page for more details.
Yes, complimentary Wi-Fi is available in all tents and common areas.
Food and Cuisine
Niraan – The Tent City, Varanasi serves a mix of local Varanasi cuisine and other popular Indian dishes. There are also options for continental food.
While we respect all cultural and religious observances, our diverse menu is designed to cater to a vegetarian audience. Liquor is strictly prohibited.
Lunch, Dinner, and Breakfast are included in all our packages. Live Chaat Counter is also available.
Health and Wellness
Niraan – The Tent City, Varanasi has a first aid centre and a doctor-on-call for any emergencies.
Yes, we offer rejuvenation services where guests can indulge in traditional Indian wellness treatments. It is not a part of any package though.
Booking and Payments
Yes, bookings can be made through Niraan’s official website.
Kindly check this link for the cancellation and refund policy.
Weather and Climate
The festival is held during the months of winter. Days are generally warm and sunny with temperatures ranging from 25°C to 30°C, while nights can be cold, with temperatures dropping to 10°C or lower.
Packing Tips for Niraan - The Tent City, Varanasi
You should pack comfortable clothing, both light for daytime and warm for nighttime, sturdy shoes, personal medications, sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat or scarf, a camera, and a power bank.
For elderly visitors, it’s advisable to pack extra medications, a light blanket or shawl for sudden temperature drops, comfortable footwear, and perhaps a walking stick if they need assistance with mobility.
For toddlers and young children, pack essentials like baby food, diapers, a baby carrier or stroller, extra clothing, and toys or books to keep them engaged. Also, consider bringing a hat and sunscreen to protect their sensitive skin. We provide milk to them if required.
Sturdy, comfortable shoes or sandals are ideal.
Carry extra batteries or a power bank, as the cold can drain battery life faster. Lens protectors or covers can help protect against sand. A tripod can be useful for night photography.
Considering the air, moisturising lotion, lip balm, and hydrating face mists can be beneficial. Also, a basic first-aid kit with band-aids, antiseptic wipes, and pain relievers should come in handy.
Yes, if you have known allergies, especially to dust, it’s advisable to carry antihistamines or any prescribed medications. Also, a face mask can help in case of strong winds.
Celebrations at Niraan - The Tent City, Varanasi
Yes, We have different packages for your dream wedding as well. Please contact our booking office for more details.
Yes, we offer various celebration packages for special occasions like birthdays and anniversaries. We also provide the facility to enjoy a jamming session with a bonfire. All these packages are available on a chargeable basis and subject to availability.
Festivals like Diwali, Christmas, New Year, Shiv Ratri, and Holi are celebrated at Niraan – The Tent City, Varanasi.
Yes, we offer special packages for corporate events, weddings, and private parties. Please contact our booking office for more details.
No, alcohol is not allowed at Niraan – The Tent City, Varanasi.
No, as it is a temporarily built structure. Pets are not allowed.