We will You will pick you up from your Hotel in Varanasi at 9A.M. and leave for the tour. when you arrive at the Sarnath Right before the archaeological and excavation area, along the main road at left side you will see Chaukhandi Stupa. According to archaeological excavation it is believed that this stupa appears to be constructed prior to the times of Gupta Dynasty (approx. 5th century A.D.). Archeological and excavation area (Sarnath Deer Park) behind the Lord Buddha temple is the main site where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon in year 528 B.C. Many Buddhist structures were raised at Sarnath between the 3rd century B.C and the 11th century A.D. Main excavation of the site is Dhamek Stupa (Dhamekha Stupa) that was built by King Ashoka “The Great” in 3rd century B.C. This spot is believed to be exactly the place where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon to his five disciples. Mulagandha Kuti Vihar represents the main shrine where Buddha used to sit in meditation for three month during the rainy season. Ashokan Pillar (Ashokan Lion) is a monolithic 15.25-meter-high pillar. It bears the typical Mauryan polish and was surmounted by the famous Lion Capital with a crowning Dharmachakra fitted above the heads of four lion, carved out of single block of black-spotted buff-colored sandstone. This pillar bears inscription from the 3rd century B.C. You will find this oldest and the finest piece of sculpture at Sarnath in the archeological museum.After the museum you will visit Mahabodhi Temple. It is one of the modern temples in Sarnath founded by Mahabodhi society of India in 1931. you will see many Buddhist site and later on drop at the airport .

Day by Day Package Itinerary

Day 1 Varanasi (Arrival )

Pick up from airport and transfer to Hotel . Overnight at Hotel in Varanasi

Day 2 Half Day Sarnath Tour

In the morning at 9 am pick up from your Hotel and proceed to sight seeing of Sarnath that include Archaeological site, Buddhist temple , Museum and later on drop at Airport to board a plane for onward Journey !!


Cost as per mentioned Itinerary only.
· Commercial vehicle which Includes all Tax, Toll tax, Parking, Driver night charges,
Pickup and Drop to/from Railway station/Airport
Hotel as per mention in Hotel tab with selected plan (Twin sharing room)
One Boat ride for about 45 min which covers all major Ghats of Varanasi ( At time of morning sun rise)
Complimentary Mineral water (one bottle per day per person).


Any personal expenditure like tip, Pooja etc.
Any Entrance Ticket
Any Train/Flight Ticket
Service tax as actual

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