10 Experiences not to miss while in India

5. Burning Ghats of Varanasi (Not for the faint-hearted):

Get ready and brace yourself before entering the holy town of Varanasi because this place is not for the faint hearted. At this very place, many foreign tourists discover their spiritual awakening, never to return to their homeland. Located by the banks of the sacred River Ganga, Varanasi is one of the most chaotic, colourful yet spiritually uplifting places in the world. The Manikarnika Ghat also known as Mahasmasana or the great cremation ground for the Hindus will bring you face-to-face with the enormity of death. The sound, sight and smell around the ghats of Varanasi will expose you to the most intimate rituals of life and death both.

View of varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India | 10 Experiences not to miss while in India
View of varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. Copyright Luciano Mortula

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