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Want to know about the most General Questions About our Nation like :
what made the National emblem of India? 
Where Buddha did perched his first sermon? 

With many stories to discover, come with us to a place rich in ancient art and literature. Amid natural surroundings, we bring it to you a visit to renowned Sarnath Park and museum known for its Buddhist stupas, monasteries and temple. 


Tour Highlights

  • A  boat ride on the river Ganges, learning the ritualistic aspect of Hindus on the Ghats
  • Stroll through the fascinating narrow twisting lanes of the city Varanasi

Visit Sarnath
  • Adorn the delicate floral carvings of Gupta origin, , Chaukhandi Stupa
  • With excellent frescoes and rich repository of Buddhist literature, Mulagandha Kuti Vihar
Sarnath Museum, a rich collection of sculptures and fine arts
  • Visit various Stupas, historical monuments, Dear Park and Museum such as Dhamek Stupa, Dharmarajika Stupa, Ashoka Pillarand more.

Detailed Tour Itinerary

06:00 Hrs: In Varanasi we start our trip with a  boat ride on the river Ganges. Apart from seeing devotees taking dip in holy Ganges. You can also see the ritualistic aspect of Hindus on the Ghats while cruising through river Ganges. After the boat ride walk through the fascinating narrow twisting lanes of the city to watch the performance of various Hindu rituals by the pilgrims. 

After boat ride,we start a city tour of Varanasi including the visits of various significant Hindu Temples such as the most important Vishwanath Temple.
  • 12:30 Hrs: Enjoy the local cuisines
  • 13:30 Hrs: We then drive towards Sarnath a 13 km drive away from Varanasi. This is the place where Lord Buddha said to have preached his first sermon to his disciples after attaining enlightenment. This is one of the four most significant Buddhist pilgrimage sites namely Bodhgaya, Kushinagar and Lumbini in Nepal. Main attractions here are various Stupas, historical monuments, Dear Park and Museum such as Dhamek Stupa, Dharmarajika Stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa, Ashoka Pillar etc. Sarnath between the 3rd century BC and the 11th century AD, and today it presents the most expansive ruins amongst places on the Buddhist trail. 
  • The Ashoka Pillar of Sarnath is the National emblem of India. Sarnath is usually flocked by the followers from all across the globe in the month of April and May because Buddha’s life, death and enlightenment are celebrated in this duration.
  • 17:00 Hrs : we head back to Varanasi for an overnight stay
  • This trip is a glimpse of ancient India’s at its best. If you love arts and literature and want to learn more about India’s most sacred places, this trip is so right for you. 

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Sarnath Park And Museum Tour Of India was awesome experience. We spent really quality time at Varanasi. The guide from Guidetrip was really friendly and all knowing.
Einoton,Guatemala
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Booked a tour via email and paid a small deposit by paypal. We also arranged to be picked up at the airport and transferred to the hotel at Varanasi. Our tour guide a lovely person who was very pleasant and knowledgeable.
VonRuedenland,Moldova
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