Sarnath Excursion with Varanasi

Days:
2 N/3 D
Starting City:
Varanasi
Validity:
Dec. 28, 2018
Hotels Included:

Inclusions

Make your trip memorable and luxurious availing surplus benefits.

  • Tour
  • Pickup/Drop
  • Breakfast


General information about Sarnath Excursion with Varanasi

Overview

In this Varanasi – Sarnath Tour 2 Nights 3 Days includes all essential features. Tour will start & ends in Varanasi. Tourist interest such as religious places, cultural places, historical, places, ivory, Stupas, Monuments, Museums as well as Gardens and lakes that would simply leave an indelible mark in your mind.

Highlights

• Sarnath (Dhamekh Stupa, the Chaukhandi Stupa and the Archaeological museum).

• Evening Ganga Aarti.

• Morning boat ride on the River Ganges.

• Temple Tour.

Day 1

Welcome to Varanasi, you are expected to arrive in the morning in Varanasi Pick up from Airport or Railway station and check in to Hotel. Fresh n up yourself, proceed to excursion Sarnath. Sarnath is a place 20 km away in northern area from Varanasi City. This is the place where the Buddha preached his first sermon to his five disciples and so Buddhism came into existence. Later emperor Ashoka established a number of stupas and monuments to spread Buddhism. Through stupa which are a house of relies, manuscripts and fascinating inscriptions, Ashoka depicted Indian History, development of Buddhism. Chaukhandi stupa fascinates the visitors with its beauty and grace. Several animals and birds are also the matter of attraction in the Sarnath zoo. (specially Dear Park). There are also remains of a monasteries and the beautifully polished Lion capital of Ashoka. Sarnath museum contains some of the finest specimens of Buddhist sculpture Vaisaleha (April-May) full moon is worshiped as the anniversary of three important events- Buddha’s birth, Enlightenment and death while Asadhya (July-August) full moon is worshiped on the anniversary of his first sermon after attaining Enlightenment in Bodh Gaya, Buddha the great sage, visited Sarnath and preached his first holy sermon to five disciples (i.e- Kaundiya, Bashpa, Bhadrika, Ahanaman and Ashuajit) for redeeming humanity. Here the foundation of a new order of monks (Sangha) and a new order of religious doctrine (Dhamma) was a new established. Sarnath is also Sacredly important for Jains as it is the site of asceticism and death of Shreyamshanath, who was the 11 th Trithankar.At evening, get ready to experience one of the most memorable moments of your life, as you will be taken to River Ganges. You must not miss to witness Ganga. Aarti, Which is the magnificent event during evening. It starts at 5.00 P.m. with the gathering of people. You can experience a great eestacy during the process of Aarti. At Dashaswamedh Ghat, a group of young saints well clad in silky saffron and white robs conduct this ceremony. Each saint takes up a specific spot in the Ghat and starts the rituals by offering flowers to the river Ganga. The ritual includes many oil lamps like snake hood lamp which are waved in a synced motion chanting some mantras. You can witness thousands of small oil lamps floating on the river that would look like numerous starts on the water. The ritual is well choreographed and with seeing. We would return to our hotel for dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

Stay At: 3 star hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch Included

Day 2

Early morning, we will be taken for a boat ride on the Ganges. It is a mystical and spiritual experience as you watch people offering water to the Sun God and devotees taking holy dip in the Ganges. We will visit all the famous Ghats of Varanasi via boat, Come back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast visit “City Tour ” most religious Kashi Vishwanath temple, Shri Durga temple, the Bharat Mata temple, Sankat Mochan (Hanuman temple) , Manas Mandir, BHU. Stroll around the oldest city of the world, visit one of the most sacred Hindu temples, walk through the narrow alleys and also explore ancient mosques, Arriving at Godowlia crossing embark on this auspicious four of the Kashi Vishwanath Temple popularly known as Golden Temple located in the city of Guatameshwar Mahadev Lord Shiva manifested the fiery pillar of light called Jyotirliga broke through the Earth’s crust and flared towards the heaven, has expressed his supremacy ever other Gods Shiva Ling in the temple has always been the devotional focus of Varanasi. At its fullest majesty The Kashi Vishwanath Temple in which Jyotirlinga of Shiva is enshrined, also known an Visheshwara or Vishwantha. It has a very special and unique significance in the spiritual history of India. People from every corner of India as well as abroad are fascinated to visit to have peace and harmony with one another. The Present form of the Temple was constructed by Maharani Ahilya Bai Holkar of Indore in 1780. Return to hotel overnight in Varanasi

Stay At: 3 star hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch Included

Day 3

After breakfast, check out from the hotel, Drop to Varanasi airport for onward journey to New Delhi to catch flight for home. With the pleasant memory of the trip.

Stay At: 3 star hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch Included