Popular for being one of the prime Hindu spiritual destinations in the world Varanasi is ranked among one of the oldest, thriving cities in the world. Holding immense Buddhist significance, Varanasi remains flocked by Hindu as well as Buddhist devotees throughout the year. Our complete 3 days and 2 nights of Varanasi with Sarnath tour package will take you across some of the most iconic religious and holy sites here, leaving you with a lifetime worth of memories.
- Kashi vishwanath temple darshan and visit
- Sarnath excursion from varanasi
- Dhamek, chaukhandi stupa visit in sarnath
- Sarnath museum exploration
- BHU exploration and visit
Tour Itinerary - Varanasi with Sarnath Tour Package
Day 1 :Arrival in Varanasi
Upon your arrival in Varanasi, our tour representative will greet and welcome you to this wonderful city. You will then be assisted to your allotted hotel where you will be staying the night. You will then be made to head out for a complete sightseeing tour of the city where you will be covering some of the most iconic sites here. By evening time you will be taken on one of the teeming and vibrant ghats to attend the grand aarti procession. Finally, your day will end on a spiritual note.
Day 2 :Varanasi Sightseeing – Sarnath Excursion
Your early morning will commence by witnessing a grand sunrise on a boat ride on the holy River Ganga. After this you will be made to take a stroll in the narrow alleyways of this impressive holy town. Your next stop will be the iconic Lord Shiva jyotirlinga of Kashi Vishwanath which holds immense importance in the life of devout Hindus. Later on, you will be driven to the nearby holy spot of Sarnath which is located at a driving distance of almost 45 mines.
The entire holy town of Sarnath is dotted with numerous monasteries and temples which are dedicated to Buddha, making it a prime Buddhist pilgrimage location. You will be covering sites like – Dhamek Stupa, Mulagandha Kuti Vihar, Sarnath museum and Chaukhandi stupa. You will then be assisted back to your hotel in Varanasi for an overnight stay.
Day 3 :Varanasi City Tour Departure
Early in the morning, after having your breakfast you will be taken on a Complete city tour of Varanasi where you will be made to visit places like the iconic Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Bharat Kala Bhavan, new Kashi Vishwanath temple, Durga temple, Bharat Mata temple and Tulsi Manas Mandir. After visiting these legendary destinations you will be transferred to your departure destination of either airport or railway station.
- Guided sightseeing tour
- Pick up and drop off service
- Meals as per itinerary
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- Driver allowance, parking charges, fuel price
- Any expense of personal nature
- Extra charges in case of an emergency
- Shopping, laundry, tipping, portage
- Monument entrance fees, camera charges
- Anything not in the inclusions section
Frequently Asked Questions
Q.Why is Varanasi famous?
A. Varanasi is famous for its rich history, mythology, temples, ghats and ancient holy shrines.
Q.When is the best time to visit Varanasi?
A. October to March is the best time to visit Varanasi.
Q.Who has destroyed the sarnath pillar?
A. Turkish muslim invaders had destroyed the sarnath pillar.
Q.Why is BHU famous?
A. It is famous for playing an important role in the Indian independence movement and being a centre for science and arts.
Q.Are Kashi and Varanasi the same?
A. Yes. Kashi is another name for Varanasi that was also known as Benares.