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3 Day Sarnath Excursion With Varanasi

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Duration: 3 days
Product code: 4447
Overview

In this Varanasi – Sarnath Tour for 2 Nights and 3 Days, it will include all essential features.

The tour will start and end in Varanasi.

You will see tourist interests such as religious places, cultural places, historical, places, ivory, Stupas, Monuments, Museums as well as Gardens and lakes that would simply leave an indelible mark in your mind.

Highlights
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Temple Tour.
  • Morning boat ride on the River Ganges.
  • Evening Ganga Aarti.
  • Sarnath (Dhamekh Stupa, the Chaukhandi Stupa and the Archaeological museum).
  • The Ramnagar Fort.
Good to Know
  • Scheduling Scheduling: Shared Tour
  • Languages offered on the Activity / TourLanguages offered on the Activity / Tour: English
  • Duration Duration: 3 days
  • Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Live Guide Live Guide
    English
  • Pick-up service Pick-up service
    Pick up from airport
  • Easy Cancellation Easy Cancellation
    There is no cancellation fee once Customers Cancel at least 7 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
    There is 50% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 3 and 6 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
    There is 100% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 2 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
  • Instant Confirmation Instant Confirmation
  • Cut-off TimeCut-off Time
    Available to be booked until 3 days before the tour starts. We reserve the option to confirm the tour or not due to availability.
Inclusions
  • English Speaking Guide.
  • Rikshaw Ride in varanasi.
  • A/c Vehicle inclusive of toll taxes and parking.
  • Room on breakfast basis
  • 3* Hotel Room on Double or Twin sharing basis with Breakfast for 2 nights.
Exclusions
  • Evening Boat Ride in varanasi.( Per Person Rs. 2000 /- Inr ).
  • Any type of insurance is not included.
  • Any type of domestic or International flight is not included.
  • lunch and dinner is not included.
Itinerary
Days

Welcome to Varanasi where you are expected to arrive in the morning in Varanasi.

Pick up from the Airport or Railway station and check in to the hotel.

Freshen up before proceeding to the excursion at Sarnath.

Sarnath is a place 20 km away in the northern area from Varanasi City.

This is the place where the Buddha preached his first sermon to his five disciples and so Buddhism came into existence.

Later emperor Ashoka established a number of stupas and monuments to spread Buddhism.

Through stupa which is a house of relics, manuscripts and fascinating inscriptions, Ashoka depicted Indian History, development of Buddhism.

Chaukhandi stupa fascinates the visitors with its beauty and grace and several animals and birds are also a matter of attraction in the Sarnath zoo (especially Dear Park).

There are also remains of monasteries and the beautifully polished Lion capital of Ashoka.

Sarnath museum contains some of the finest specimens of Buddhist sculpture Vaisaleha (April-May) full moon is worshipped as the anniversary of three important events- Buddha’s birth, Enlightenment and death while Asadhya (July-August) full moon is worshipped on the anniversary of his first sermon after attaining Enlightenment in Bodh Gaya, Buddha the great sage, visited Sarnath and preached his first holy sermon to five disciples (i.e- Kaundiya, Bashpa, Bhadrika, Ahanaman and Ashuajit) for redeeming humanity.

Here the foundation of a new order of monks (Sangha) and a new order of religious doctrine (Dhamma) was newly established.

Sarnath is also Sacredly important for Jains as it is the site of asceticism and death of Shreyamshanath, who was the 11th Trithankar.

In the evening, get ready to experience one of the most memorable moments of your life, as you will be taken to River Ganges.

You must not miss witnessing Ganga. Aarti, Which is the magnificent event during the evening.

It starts at 5.00 pm. with the gathering of people where you can experience a great ecstasy during the process of Aarti.

At Dashaswamedh Ghat, a group of young saints well clad in silky saffron and white robs conduct this ceremony. Each saint takes up a specific spot in the Ghat and starts the rituals by offering flowers to the river Ganga.

The ritual includes many oil lamps like snake hood lamp which are waved in a synced motion chanting some mantras.

You can witness thousands of small oil lamps floating on the river that would look like numerous stars on the water.

Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight stay in the hotel. 

  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation : Accommodation in Varanasi

Early morning, we will be taken for a boat ride on the Ganges which is a mystical and spiritual experience as you watch people offering water to the Sun God and devotees taking a holy dip in the Ganges.

We will visit all the famous Ghats of Varanasi via boat, Come back to the hotel for breakfast.  

After breakfast, we will have a “City Tour ” most religious Kashi Vishwanath temple, Shri Durga temple, the Bharat Mata temple, Sankat Mochan (Hanuman temple), Manas Mandir and BHU.

Stroll around the oldest city in the world, visit one of the most sacred Hindu temples, walk through the narrow alleys and also explore ancient mosques.

Arriving at Godowlia crossing embark on this auspicious tour of the Kashi Vishwanath Temple popularly known as Golden Temple located in the city of Guatameshwar Mahadev Lord Shiva manifested the fiery pillar of light called Jyotirlinga broke through the Earth’s crust and flared towards the heaven, has expressed his supremacy ever other Gods Shiva Ling in the temple has always been the devotional focus of Varanasi.

At its fullest majesty The Kashi Vishwanath Temple in which Jyotirlinga of Shiva is enshrined, also known a Visheshwara or Vishwantha.

It has a very special and unique significance in the spiritual history of India. People from every corner of India as well as abroad are fascinated to visit to have peace and harmony with one another.

The Present form of the Temple was constructed by Maharani Ahilya Bai Holkar of Indore in 1780.

Return to hotel for an overnight stay in Varanasi.

  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation : Accommodation in Varanasi

After breakfast, check out from the hotel before been dropped to the airport for your onward journey to New Delhi to catch a flight home with a pleasant memory of the trip.

  • Breakfast
Meeting Point
Your services will start and end at Varanasi Airport.

Know Before You Go
  • Please make sure you have any documentation required upon arrival
  • Please send all the details regarding your tour to our agent
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