Sarnath Tour Package From VaranasiRated 4.7/5 (based on 7 reviews)Sarnath Tour Package From Varanasi
Sarnath Tour Package From Varanasi3 Days & 2 NightsCustomizable
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- Varanasi (3D)
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The city Varanasi is located in the northeast of Varanasi and is regarded as a holy destination as Gautam Buddha taught here Dharma for the first time. This place has some religious significance and people all across the world to visit the place and offer their prayers to God. Sarnath comes among the top 4 holy destinations of India as sage Buddha came to Sarnath for delivering his first sermon to his five disciples after getting enlightenment at Bodh-Gaya. This Sacred destination is easily reachable by Varanasi to Sarnath tour package with an amazingly low price. This tour package offers you to travel multiple sacred destinations including.
Kashi Vishwanath Temple: The Viswanath temple in Sarnath is also known as the Golden Temple. This temple in the present structure was built by the late Maharani Ahilya Nai Holkar of Indore in 1780 for worshipping Lord Shiva. This temple has a mythological tale. It is said that Varanasi is the point where one of the first fiery pillars of light known as 'Jyotirlinga' broke through the crust of the Earth and spread towards heaven. It is the very light by which lord Shiva displayed his superiority over other gods. Thus, the installed Shivlinga inside the temple has a great value and people from India as well as from abroad tour the place to offer their prayers. This masterpiece is the heart of the whole city and earned the utmost traditional value throughout India.
Other attractions- Sarnath has a beautiful Deer Garden with a modem temple and some wonderful monuments such as Chaukhandi, Dharmarajika and Dhamek which can be explored on this Varanasi to Sarnath tour. The Sarnath Museum where you can see some finest specimens of Buddha sculpture is worshipped devotedly. The process of worshipping is quite fascinating- the Vaisakha (April- may) full moon is worshipped as the anniversary of three important events- The birth of Buddha, Enlightenment of him and his death. Whereas the Asadh (July to August) full moon is observed as the anniversary of his first sermon. Apart from all these the Dasaswamedh Ghat is extremely popular because of the evening prayer. A huge crowd from there regarding the arrangements of the prayer.
- Know in detail about Sarnath at Sarnath Museum
- Enjoy peaceful aarti at Ganga Ghat
- Seek blessing of Shiva at Vishwanath Temple
- Enjoy a visit to Deer Park
Other Benefits (On Arrival)
A beautiful walk amidst nature and ancient architecture
After your arrival at Varanasi as a part of this Varanasi to Sarnath tour, you will be transferred to Sarnath which is 10 km away from it. Once you arrived in the city you will be headed towards your hotel room and to check-in. After taking a short rest get ready to explore the attractions of the town. At first, you will get to observe the beautiful Deer Garden where Gautam Buddha preached his first sermon. This particular place is famous for its most impressive ruins along with a modem temple. Next, you will be taken for sightseeing some magnificent monument like Dharmarajika, Chaukhandi and Dhampek. All these outstanding monuments or stupas have historical importance. You will also observe some more popular ruins and the beautiful Lion Capital of Ashoka. You will witness the beautiful frescoes at the Mula Gandhir Kutir Vihara by Kosetsu Nosu and also visit the famous library of the city. Next, you will be taken to the nearby Sarnath Museum that has some fantastic specimens of Buddhist sculpture. After that, you will attend the 11th Tirthankar evening prayer (which is known as Ghat Aarti) at the Dasaswamedh Ghatjust after sunset. There you can get unique and breathtaking pictures of the evening scene. There you can get to see the art of the prayer which looks stunning. The view is thrilling when the big lamps are swung by the priests with the chanting tune after the darkness sets in. After a worthy trip of the day 1 of Varanasi to Sarnath tour, you will be taken back to the hotel rooms for resting the leftover night.
Other Benefits (On Arrival)
Exploring the most sacred temple, Viswanath Temple
Your second day of Varanasi to Sarnath tour will deal with discovering the most important and sacred temple of Sarnath, Viswanath Temple. This specific temple alone brings millions of pious visitors every year. After reaching the spot you can spend an enormous moment at that holy place and the surrounding Ghats and river Ganga. There you can see the sacred Shiva Linga which has great popularity among the tourists. At the temple, some of the temple members can brief you the historical facts of the temple regarding its construction and importance. You can get to spend the whole day admiring the beauty of the mystical temple. After the sunset, you will return to your hotel and spend the rest of the night there.
Other Benefits (On Arrival)
Time to leave this pious land
Start the last day of Varanasi to Sarnath tour with a great breakfast and pack your luggage to return home. After the check out process, you will be preceded towards the Airport/Railway station putting an end of the journey.
- Meal plan : Breakfast
- Transfers (Railway/Airport)
- TV with cable connection
- Government Taxes/VAT/
- Service Charges
- Transfers (Railway/Airport) : Arrival
- Transfers (Railway/Airport) : Departure
- Meal plan : Lunch and Dinner
- English Speaking Driver
- Use of Swimming Pool
- Use of gymnasium
- Trip supplements
- Cab : SIC
- Other Exclusions (Entrance fees at the monuments)
- Any other meals except breakfast
- Any expenses of a personal nature like – tips, portages, mineral water, telephone calls, laundry etc
- Still / video camera fees during the tour
- Any flight / train ticket fare
- Guide service at any place
FAQs for Uttar Pradesh
What are the famous restaurants in Sarnath?
Sarnath has few restaurants but all of them offer delicious dishes. The dishes are mainly the delicacies of the North Indian dishes, some of the important restaurants are-
- Vaishali Restaurant
- Green Hut
- Friend’s corner Tibetan Restaurant
What is the best time for travelling Sarnath?
Sarnath has overall warm weather and the winters are very soothing, so the place is good to visit all year round visitors mostly choose between the winter months of October and March to tour the pilgrimage centre.
Is there any souvenir to buy from Sarnath?
Sarnath is a great place for the shoppers; here you can buy a lot of authentic items to take as a memory home. The must-buy things are-
- Banarasi Silk Saris
- Wooden toys
- Gulabi Minakari
- Glass beads
- Lal Peda
What is the must-try street food in Sarnath?
The streets of Sarnath is packed with several yummiest food dishes that one should not miss, among them the most popular are-
- Chena Dahi vada
- Thandai and Lassi
- Baati Chokha
Is the way from Varanasi to Sarnath Safe?
Yes, the streets are extremely safe for travelling; it is one of the most popular devoted places in India. However, pickpocketing is leading everywhere; so, tourists are advised to keep their items in safe places to avoid getting theft.
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