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Your Sarnath half day tour will begin with pick up from the booked hotel’s lobby in Varanasi at 11.00 am. Board the chauffeur driven air-conditioned car and leave for Sarnath located at a distance of 10 kms from Varanasi.
Sarnath is one of the four supreme pilgrimage sites of Buddhists where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon in the deer park. Spend a day exploring the rustic ruins of Buddhist monuments which are deeply associated with important happenings related to Buddha. See Dhameka Stupa built by Emperor Ashok where Buddha gave his first sermon after attaining enlightenment. Chaukhandi Stupa is another major stupa where he met his five ascetics. Visit Sarnath Archeological Museum displaying excavated artefacts and witness Ashok Pillar. Also get a chance to see the Lion Capital of Ashoka- the national emblem of India. Lastly, visit Mulagandhakuti Vihara where you will find a monastery with beautiful wall paintings. The monastery was built in the 1930s by the Sri Lankan Mahabodhi Society.
After a fascinating half day tour of Sarnath, you will be safely driven back to your hotel in Varanasi.
Varanasi Hotel Lobby .
Varanasi Hotel .
English Speaking Guide charges
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transportation to\from sight location in air condition cab
All applicable taxes and service charges
Food and drinks, unless specified
Transportation to/from attractions
Arrival & Departure From The Airport / Railway Station Is Not Included
Any personal expenses during the tour
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
A minimum of 01 people per booking is required
A maximum of 08 people per booking
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.