Chennai to Varanasi Flights
About Chennai (MAA)
Located by the Bay of Bengal on the Coromandel Coast of west India, Chennai has a tropical climate and is one the most important ports in the country, handling a substantial portion of Indias entire maritime cargo. It is also a city of colourful cultures, beautiful scenery and thriving commerce. Chennai is well-connected to the rest of the country with numerous flights, trains, and bus services offered. Though trains are still much cheaper, cheap air tickets are making the option of air travel much more affordable and popular, and the capital of Chennai has many airlines offering budget and discounted tickets to and fro.
Chennai Airport Address
Airport Name: Chennai International Airport
IATA Code: MAA
Address: Great Southern Trunk Road
GMT Offset: +5:30 hours
PHONE NUMBER: (91) 44 234 0551/234 3323
FLIGHT INFORMATION NO : (91) 44 234 4433
About Varanasi (VNS)
Varanasi, also known as Banaras and Kashi, is a major historical city in the Indian state Uttar Pradesh. Situated on the banks of holy River Ganges, the city of Varanasi is regarded as one of the most sacred cities of India. Its said that Varanasi was found was some 5000 years ago by Hindu God Shiva. There is an important mention of Varanasi in many Hindu scriptures like the Ramayana, Mahabharata, Rig Veda, and Skanda Purana.
Kashi Vishwanath Temple is one of the prominent attractions of Varanasi, attracting thousands of devotees each year. Other famous temples in Varanasi are Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple and Bharat Mata Temple. Jantar Mantar, Gyan Kup, Ramnagar Fort and Ramnagar Museum are few other prominent sites in Varanasi. The rich culture of Varanasi is quite evident in the Ghats here, situated along the banks of Ganges. Darbhanga Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, and Harish Chandra Ghat are immensely popular for performing religious ceremonies. Then, tourist can also see beautiful Ghats like Rana Ghat, Panchganga Ghat and Shivala Ghat, all promising a scenic view.
Varanasi is well-connected by airways to other Indian cities. Varanasi Airport is about 25 kilometres from the city center. Domestic airlines like Kingfisher, SpiceJet, and JetLite have daily flights to Varanasi from prime cities like Delhi and Mumbai. Varanasi air tickets can easily booked online with MakeMyTrip.com.
Varanasi Airport Address
Airport Name: Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
IATA Code: VNS
Address: Babatpur Varanasi
GMT Offset:+5.30 hours from UTC/GMT