Private Half-Day Sarnath Tour From Varanasi

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9am
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in Varanasi
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is 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
  • Museum entrance fee
  • Driver/guide

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