Private Half-Day Sarnath Tour From Varanasi

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in Varanasi
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    • Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

See why Sarnath is one of the most important Buddhist sites in the world on this half-day tour of the place where Buddha is believed to have given his first sermons. Your exploration includes Buddhist temples, stupas, and Buddhist art in the Sarnath Museum. Hotel pickup and drop-off, guide, private transportation, and museum entrance fee included.

Highlights

Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Know More about this tour

After pickup at your hotel in Varanasi at 9am, transfer to Sarnath in a private car to explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Start at the Chaukhandi stupa, an elevated structure surrounded by an octagonal tower which serves as the gateway to Sarnath. Next, stop at the Dhamek Stupa. Built of stone and brick, this cylindrical structure is engraved with delicate floral carvings.

Next, visit the Mulagandha Kuti Vihar Templewhich houses impressive frescoes and Buddhist literature. Finally, visit the Sarnath Museum to view its collection of Buddhist art and sculpture before being driven back to your hotel in Varanasi, arriving around 1pm.

Inclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off in Varanasi

Driver/guide

Entry/Admission - Sarnath

Entry/Admission - Chaukhandi Stupa

Entry/Admission - Dhamek Stupa

Exclusions

Food and drinks

DVD (available to purchase)

Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A maximum of 8 people per booking

Group discount is available