Sarnath Guided Half Day Sightseeing Tour
Sarnath is one of the holiest places for Buddhism in India. Take a tour of one of the important place of Buddhism in India & visit the different monasteries & temples.
- Witness one of the four most important Buddhist pilgrimage destinations in India.
- Visit the Dhamekh Stupa where Buddha preached his first message.
- Visit the temples & monasteries with the guide
Sarnath - an important Buddhist pilgrimage centre where Buddha made his first sermon after getting enlightenment. If you are running short on time or just come down to explore touristic destinations in and around the city, a half day city tour is the best option. Sarnath Tour, an unmatched heritage experience with awesome stories to understand a city's existence, culture and lifestyle.
- The tour begins with the pick-up from the guest's hotel/residence in the city limits and at a time selected while booking (8:00 am OR 2:00 pm)
- The tour starts after a quick introduction with the guide cum host for the tour.
- Tour starts with the visit to Sarnath temple, which is one of the important Buddhist pilgrimages.
- The tour also covers the Japanese, Chinese, Thai and Burmese temple and monastery. Each one with its own unique architectural style.
- The tour proceeds to Dhamekh Stupa and monastery Ruins which marks the spot where the Buddha preached his first message It was built by the great Mauryan king Ashoka in 249 B.C.E
- The host will also guide the guests to few more historically important places of Buddhism like Chaukhandi Stupa, Sarnath Archeological Museum and Budha Park.
- The guests will also be guided to the Bharat Mata Mandir, a one of its kind in the world, instead of traditional idols of gods and goddesses, this temple houses a huge map of undivided India carved in marble.
- The last place of the tour will be St.Mary's Cathedral, the church is famous for its distinct louvred doors and hooded ventilation.
- The 4-hour tour ends at here. The guests can use the rest of the day to explore nearby attractions.
- Service of a knowledgeable guide cum host.
- Hotel/residence pick-up in private air-conditioned (A.C.) cab.
- Bottled water and light refreshment.
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₹ 3000 Per Vehicle