From Varanasi: Day Tour To Sarnath With Transfers

From Varanasi: Day Tour To Sarnath With Transfers

From $46 per person

Explore Sarnath, the holy place where Buddha gave his first sermon and which remains one of the key sites on the Buddhist circuit. Visit all diverse monasteries and learn more about this ancient religion that became a world religion thousands of year ago.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
We Pick from all hotels located in Varanasi.

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the sacred land of Sarnath, one of the four key sites on Buddhist Circuit where Buddha gave his first sermon
  • See the sites of ancient monasteries, and learn about the ancient history of the area
  • Explore the different temples like the Tibetan, Japanese, Chinese and Thai temples, and how they worship the Bhudda in unique ways
Full description
Explore the religious town of Sarnath, the place where Buddha gave his first sermon and one which remains as one the most important places out of the four on the Buddhist circuit. Start with pickup from your hotel at 8:00 AM, where you will meet your guide. Travel towards the city of Sarnath, which is located at a distance of 10 kilometers from Varanasi. Visit the various temples like the Tibetan, Japnese, Chinese, and Thai temples which worship Buddha in their own unique ways. After visiting the various temples, see the location where Buddha gave his first sermon and the ancient site where the most ancient monastery waslocated. Explore the stupas as your guide explains the ancient history of the area.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • English-speaking guide
  • Chauffeur-driven air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry ticket of 300 INR at Sarnath
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Dressing up modestly is recommended.
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