Dhamekh Stupa

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Varanasi: Private City Highlights Day Tour & Ganges Cruise

1. Varanasi: Private City Highlights Day Tour & Ganges Cruise

Varanasi Remembrances : After early morning pickup at 5:30am from your hotel, take a sunrise boat ride on the sacred Ganges River. Witness morning rituals performed at the riverside. Kashi Vishwanath Temple : Afterward, follow your guide on a short walking tour of the old city's alleyways and catch sight of the Kashi Vishwanath, one of the holiest Hindu temples Banaras Hindu University : Banaras Hindu University (Pass By) Stop for breakfast (own expense), then head to Banaras Hindu University at 10am. Established in 1916, BHU is the largest university campus in Asia. Tour the campus and see the Bharat Kala Bhavan museum and the new Vishwanath Temple (Birla Temple), which is an exact replica of the original Vishwanath Temple. Bharat Mata Temple : Mother India Temple, built in 1918 and housing an unusual marble relief map of the Indian subcontinent. At 12:30pm, learn about the silk weaving traditions of Varanasi, then take a break for lunch (own expense). Afterward, drive about eight miles (13 km) to Sarnath to take in Dhamekh Stupa, known as the place where the Buddha gave his first sermon. You'll also visit the Archaeological Museum, which features treasures that date to the 3rd-century BC (closed Fridays). Dasaswamedh Ghat : At 5pm Ganges to view the cremation grounds, then return to Dashashwamedh Ghat to watch the evening Ganga Aarti ceremony. Your tour ends with return to your hotel around 8pm. Sarnath : Sarnath is a place located 10 kilometres north-east of Varanasi near the confluence of the Ganges and the Varuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh, India. The deer park in Sarnath is where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma, and where the Buddhist Sangha came into existence through the enlightenment of Kondanna.

Varanasi: A Private Day Trip Highlights & Ganges Cruise

2. Varanasi: A Private Day Trip Highlights & Ganges Cruise

Begin your day with a 5:30 am hotel pickup for a serene sunrise boat ride on the sacred Ganges River. Witness the captivating morning rituals performed on its banks. Kashi Vishwanath Temple: Afterward, accompany your guide on a short walking tour through the old city's labyrinthine alleyways and catch a glimpse of the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, one of Hinduism's most revered shrines. Banaras Hindu University: While passing by Banaras Hindu University (BHu), pause for a moment to admire the largest university campus in Asia, established in 1916. At 10 am, explore the BHu campus, visit the Bharat Kala Bhavan museum, and see the impressive new Vishwanath Temple (Birla Temple), an exact replica of the original Vishwanath Temple. Bharat Mata Temple: Next, at 12:30 pm, visit the Mother India Temple, constructed in 1918, which houses an intriguing marble relief map of the Indian subcontinent. Learn about Varanasi's silk weaving traditions before taking a break for lunch (at your own expense). Sarnath: Around 8 miles (13 km) away, discover Sarnath, where the Dhamekh Stupa stands as the site of Buddha's first sermon. Explore the Archaeological Museum, showcasing treasures dating back to the 3rd century BC (closed on Fridays). Dasaswamedh Ghat: At 5 pm, return to the Ganges to observe the cremation grounds, then head back to Dashashwamedh Ghat for the enchanting evening Ganga Aarti ceremony. Your memorable day culminates with a return to your hotel around 8 pm. Sarnath: Sarnath is a significant location situated 10 kilometers northeast of Varanasi, near the confluence of the Ganges and Varuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh, India. It's where Gautama Buddha delivered his first teachings and where the Buddhist Sangha originated through the enlightenment of Kondanna."

Varanasi: 3-Day Private Highlights Tour with Accommodation

3. Varanasi: 3-Day Private Highlights Tour with Accommodation

Day 01: Varanasi - Temple Tour and Ganga Aarti Pick up from Airport and check in to Hotel. Later visit the “Temple Tour” most religious Kashi Vishwanath temple, Annapurna Temple, the Bharat Mata temple, Sankat Mochan (Hanuman temple) , Manas Mandir, BHU. At evening, get ready to experience one of the most memorable moments of your life, as you will be taken to River Ganges. Enjoy Ganga Aarti. Get a glimpse of the spiritualism at the Ganga Ghats river front. Can enjoy the Ganga Aarti on Boat After all you can retire for the night. Overnight Stay in Varanasi. Day 02: Varanasi - Boat Ride and Sarnath 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. In noon we will be taken for an excursion to Sarnath. Sarnath is the place where Buddha delivered his first sermon to his disciples. The attractions at Sarnath are the Buddha temples, the Dhamekha stupa, Chaukhandi stupa and the archaeological museum. Return to hotel Overnight Stay in Varanasi. Day 03: Varanasi - Departure After breakfast, check out from the hotel, later Shopping Drop to Airport, to catch your reserved seat of flight, With a pleasant memory of the trip.

Varanasi: Varanasi and Sarnath Private Day Trip with Lunch

4. Varanasi: Varanasi and Sarnath Private Day Trip with Lunch

Memories of Varanasi: After leaving your hotel at 5:30 a.m. Take a sunrise boat ride on the sacred river Ganges. Witness the morning rituals on the banks of the river. Kashi Vishwanath Temple: Next, follow your guide on a short walking tour through the streets of the old city and visit one of the most sacred Hindu temples, Kashi Vishwanath. Banaras Hindu University: Banaras Hindu University (Pass By) Stop for breakfast (at your own expense), then depart for Banaras Hindu University at 10 a.m. Founded in 1916, BHU is the largest university in Asia continent. Tour the complex and see the Bharat Kala Bhavan Museum and the new Vishwanath Temple (Birla Temple), which is an exact replica of the original Vishwanath Temple. Bharat Mata Mandir: Mother India Temple, built in 1918, houses an unusual marble relief map of the Indian subcontinent. At 12:30 pm, learn about the silk weaving traditions of Varanasi, then break for lunch (at your own expense). Next, drive about eight miles (13 km) to Sarnath to see the Dhamekha Stupa, known as the place where the Buddha gave his first sermon. You will also visit the Archaeological Museum, which houses treasures dating back to the 3rd century BC (closed on Fridays). Dashashwamedh Ghat: 5 PM to visit Ganga Cremation Ghat, then return to Dashashwamedh Ghat in the evening to watch Ganga Aarti Ceremony. Your tour will end with you returning to your hotel around 8 p.m. Sarnath: Sarnath is a place located 10 kilometers north-east of Varanasi near the confluence of the Ganges and Varuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh, India. The Deer Park in Sarnath is the place where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma, and where the Buddhist Sangha came into existence through the enlightenment of Kondanna.

Varanasi Tour Package 2 days and 1 Nights

5. Varanasi Tour Package 2 days and 1 Nights

Our varanasi tour package will take you to some marvelous temples filled with blissful vibes and spirituality. Day 1: Spiritual Tour The first day of kashi tour package will start as you reach lal bahadur shashtri international airport or varanasi cantt railway station from your city and you will be received by our representative to transfer you to the hotel. After checking in your comfy stays, the day will be spent wandering along the mighty lanes and feeling the divine aura of the city. The chanting of hymns, offering prayers and flowers can be seen on its joyous ghats as you travel across them. all significant destinations of tourist interest will be covered on this day, including ganga aarti along with boat ride, kashi vishwanath corridor , annapurna devi mandir, manikarnika ghat, vishalakshi devi temple and dashashwamedh ghat. you will return back to the hotel along with watching the market and overnight stay in a booked hotel. Day 2: Varanasi- early morning boat ride- important temple’s visit and sarnath excursion, a buddist site. The day begins with an early morning boat ride on the ganges.in the course of the boat ride, you will see local rituals taking place along the river and ghat side. early in the morning, locals in varanasi visit the ganges river to bathe and pray to the sun god. while boat ride, you will pass through several ghats, the perfect spot to click pictures with awesome backdrops. Which are known for different unique activities. Manikarnika ghat and harishchandra ghat are well-known for hindu cremation rituals. followed by boat ride, you would be journeying pinnacle temples in the town like sankat mochan temple, kalbhairav temple, manas mandir, bhu birla temple built with marbles and having a fine architecture and known as new kashi vishwanath temple and visit bharat kala bhavan museum – holding more than 100,000 ancient artifacts, showcasing painting gallery, sculpture gallery, archaeological decorative art gallery. and also bharat mata temple and others.then you will have your breakfast. post lunch from the hotel, you will be transported on a trip to saranth. Sarnath is one of the most revered buddhist pilgrimage sites in the world. buddha delivered his first sermon here after obtaining enlightenment. Throughout the history, many kings, including king ashoka, built excellent stupas and monuments, which are now well-known tourist attractions and pilgrim spots. You will visit the chaukhandi stupa, the archeological museum, the dhamekha stupa, and others while in sarnath. These are the main attraction sites of the sarnath. later you can enjoy a shopping tour, and then you will be dropped back at the hotel/airport/railway station. Note: some temples have strict prohibition regarding utilization of mobile phones and cameras. there will be a large line to view the god on auspicious days and festivals. please be aware that you will have to wait.

Varanasi: Guided Tour of Varanasi & Sarnath By AC Car

6. Varanasi: Guided Tour of Varanasi & Sarnath By AC Car

Memories of Varanasi: After leaving your hotel at 5:30 a.m. Take a sunrise boat ride on the sacred river Ganges. Witness the morning rituals on the banks of the river. Kashi Vishwanath Temple: Next, follow your guide on a short walking tour through the streets of the old city and visit one of the most sacred Hindu temples, Kashi Vishwanath. Banaras Hindu University: Banaras Hindu University (Pass By) Stop for breakfast (at your own expense), then depart for Banaras Hindu University at 10 a.m. Founded in 1916, BHU is the largest university in Asia continent. Tour the complex and see the Bharat Kala Bhavan Museum and the new Vishwanath Temple (Birla Temple), which is an exact replica of the original Vishwanath Temple. Bharat Mata Mandir: Mother India Temple, built in 1918, houses an unusual marble relief map of the Indian subcontinent. At 12:30 pm, learn about the silk weaving traditions of Varanasi, then break for lunch (at your own expense). Next, drive about eight miles (13 km) to Sarnath to see the Dhamekha Stupa, known as the place where the Buddha gave his first sermon. You will also visit the Archaeological Museum, which houses treasures dating back to the 3rd century BC (closed on Fridays). Dashashwamedh Ghat: 5 PM to visit Ganga Cremation Ghat, then return to Dashashwamedh Ghat in the evening to watch Ganga Aarti Ceremony. Your tour will end with you returning to your hotel around 8 p.m. Sarnath: Sarnath is a place located 10 kilometers north-east of Varanasi near the confluence of the Ganges and Varuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh, India. The Deer Park in Sarnath is the place where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma, and where the Buddhist Sangha came into existence through the enlightenment of Kondanna.

Private Sarnath Excursion with Evening Ganaga Aarti

7. Private Sarnath Excursion with Evening Ganaga Aarti

Start your spiritual tour of Sarnath with a convenient pick-up at your accommodation. Meet your driver at 2:00 PM in the lobby of your hotel. After a short meet and greet, you will take a scenic 10 km drive to Sarnath, one of India's main pilgrimage sites for Buddhists.  Upon arriving in Sarnath, your guide will immediately take you on an architectural tour of all the most historically important buildings in the area. Marvel at the truly unique Buddhist architecture and learn about some of the buildings' history. This location is sacred and considered to be the place where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon after attaining enlightenment.   Next, visit Chaukhandi Stupa where Buddha met his first disciples. Peruse through excavated artefacts and striking Ashoka Pillars at Sarnath Archeological Museum. Admire the fine paintings on the walls of the monastery that was built in the 1930s at Mulagandhakuti Vihara. After your tour of Sarnath, you will be driven back to Varanasi to attend the grand evening Ganga Aarti at the famous Dashashwamedha Ghat. Be a part of the spiritual evening Aarti where you will witness something truly special. Be in awe of vividly decorated stages with flowers, cloths, brass lamps, musical instruments and, holy offerings. Hear the soulful hymns and prayers accompanied with mantras and immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere. After the evening Ganga Aarti, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Varanasi city.

Sarnath Day Tour

8. Sarnath Day Tour

Morning pick-up from Varanasi hotel or pick-up point and drive to Sarnath for the day tour Chaukhandi Stupa The Chaukhandi Stupa is regarded as one of the most divine and important monuments of Buddhist culture. This stupa has been built on the exact spot where the great Lord Buddha first met his five ascetics, to whom he later went on to preach his first teachings. The Chaukhandi Stupa is an evolution of burial mounds and serves as a shrine to the great Lord Buddha. Dhamek Stupa, Sarnath Dhamek Stupa represents the place where the Buddha preached his first discourse to his first five disciples. This park is said to be of great importance as Buddha gave his first sermon here after attaining enlightenment to his disciples, which revealed his “Eightfold Path. Dharmarajika Stupa The Dharmarajika Stupa was to discover the ruins of an archaeological wonder and the place where Lord Buddha’s remains were enshrined. It still bears historical significance. Check out the stone pillars and walls surrounding the stupa. Watch as monks and pilgrims sit quietly on the surrounding lawns while meditating and gazing in awe at the ruins. (Note: Closed on Sunday.) Mulagandha Kuti Vihar The ruins of the ancient Mulagandhakuti Vihara mark the place where the Buddha spent his first rainy season. This was the main temple, marked by the presence of the Ashokan pillar at the front. After, we will have lunch (optional) at a good restaurant in Sarnath. After lunch, we will go to Ashoka Pillar. Ashoka Pillar The national emblem of India and a mark of Emperor Ashoka's visit to Sarnath, This 50-metre-long pillar, along with the Dhamek Stupa, is Ashoka's gift to Buddhism, and the entire complex has a calm aura to it. The entire complex is filled with lush green lawns, and along with the Stupa, they resemble a colony, with the Ashoka Pillar being the main attraction. India's oldest archaeological museum has been built at the periphery of the complex. Sarnath Museum The Sarnath Archaeological Museum is most prominent for the four-headed lion that was once on the Chile of the Ashoka Pillar, from the 3rd century BC. This is where Gautama Buddha delivered the first major sermon to his first five disciples after gaining enlightenment. (Note: Closed on Friday.) Wat Thai Sarnath Temple Wat Thai Sarnath Temple Popularly known as the Thai Temple, Wat Adorned with manicured gardens, the Thai Temple is built in the Thai architectural style and is managed by Thai Buddhist monks. An important highlight of the Thai Temple in Sarnath is the 80-foot-tall image of Buddha in a standing position. The construction of the statue is said to have taken more than a decade. After visiting Wat Thai Temple later

Varanasi:- Private Day Tour Varanasi & Sarnath & Boat Ride

9. Varanasi:- Private Day Tour Varanasi & Sarnath & Boat Ride

Start your day with a 5:30 am inn pickup for a quiet dawn boat ride on the holy Ganges Waterway. Witness the enrapturing wake-up routines performed on its banks. Kashi Vishwanath Sanctuary: A while later, go with your aide on a short strolling visit through the old city's confounded rear entryways and catch a brief look at the Kashi Vishwanath Sanctuary, quite possibly of Hinduism's most respected hallowed place. Banaras Hindu College: While passing by Banaras Hindu College (B.H.U), stop briefly to respect the biggest college grounds in Asia, laid out in 1916. At 10 am, investigate the BHu grounds, visit the Bharat Kala Bhavan historical center, and see the great new Vishwanath Sanctuary (Birla Sanctuary), an imitation of the first Vishwanath Sanctuary. Bharat Mata Sanctuary: Next, at 12:30 pm, visit the Mother India Sanctuary, developed in 1918, which houses a charming marble help guide of the Indian subcontinent. Find out about Varanasi's silk winding around customs prior to enjoying some time off for lunch (on your own). Sarnath: Around 8 miles (13 km) away, find Sarnath, where the Dhamekh Stupa remains as the site of Buddha's most memorable lesson. Investigate the Archeological Gallery, displaying treasures tracing back to the third century BC (shut on Fridays). Dasaswamedh Ghat: At 5 pm, return to the Ganges to notice the incineration grounds, then head back to Dashashwamedh Ghat for the charming night Ganga Aarti service. Your important day comes full circle with a re-visitation of your lodging around 8 pm. Sarnath: Sarnath is a huge area arranged 10 kilometers upper east of Varanasi, close to the conjunction of the Ganges and Varuna streams in Uttar Pradesh, India. It's where Gautama Buddha conveyed his most memorable lessons and where the Buddhist Sangha began through the edification of Kondanna."

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Varanasi: Private City Highlights Day Tour & Ganges Cruise

Varanasi: Private City Highlights Day Tour & Ganges Cruise

Varanasi Remembrances : After early morning pickup at 5:30am from your hotel, take a sunrise boat ride on the sacred Ganges River. Witness morning rituals performed at the riverside. Kashi Vishwanath Temple : Afterward, follow your guide on a short walking tour of the old city's alleyways and catch sight of the Kashi Vishwanath, one of the holiest Hindu temples Banaras Hindu University : Banaras Hindu University (Pass By) Stop for breakfast (own expense), then head to Banaras Hindu University at 10am. Established in 1916, BHU is the largest university campus in Asia. Tour the campus and see the Bharat Kala Bhavan museum and the new Vishwanath Temple (Birla Temple), which is an exact replica of the original Vishwanath Temple. Bharat Mata Temple : Mother India Temple, built in 1918 and housing an unusual marble relief map of the Indian subcontinent. At 12:30pm, learn about the silk weaving traditions of Varanasi, then take a break for lunch (own expense). Afterward, drive about eight miles (13 km) to Sarnath to take in Dhamekh Stupa, known as the place where the Buddha gave his first sermon. You'll also visit the Archaeological Museum, which features treasures that date to the 3rd-century BC (closed Fridays). Dasaswamedh Ghat : At 5pm Ganges to view the cremation grounds, then return to Dashashwamedh Ghat to watch the evening Ganga Aarti ceremony. Your tour ends with return to your hotel around 8pm. Sarnath : Sarnath is a place located 10 kilometres north-east of Varanasi near the confluence of the Ganges and the Varuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh, India. The deer park in Sarnath is where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma, and where the Buddhist Sangha came into existence through the enlightenment of Kondanna.

Varanasi: A Private Day Trip Highlights & Ganges Cruise

Varanasi: A Private Day Trip Highlights & Ganges Cruise

Begin your day with a 5:30 am hotel pickup for a serene sunrise boat ride on the sacred Ganges River. Witness the captivating morning rituals performed on its banks. Kashi Vishwanath Temple: Afterward, accompany your guide on a short walking tour through the old city's labyrinthine alleyways and catch a glimpse of the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, one of Hinduism's most revered shrines. Banaras Hindu University: While passing by Banaras Hindu University (BHu), pause for a moment to admire the largest university campus in Asia, established in 1916. At 10 am, explore the BHu campus, visit the Bharat Kala Bhavan museum, and see the impressive new Vishwanath Temple (Birla Temple), an exact replica of the original Vishwanath Temple. Bharat Mata Temple: Next, at 12:30 pm, visit the Mother India Temple, constructed in 1918, which houses an intriguing marble relief map of the Indian subcontinent. Learn about Varanasi's silk weaving traditions before taking a break for lunch (at your own expense). Sarnath: Around 8 miles (13 km) away, discover Sarnath, where the Dhamekh Stupa stands as the site of Buddha's first sermon. Explore the Archaeological Museum, showcasing treasures dating back to the 3rd century BC (closed on Fridays). Dasaswamedh Ghat: At 5 pm, return to the Ganges to observe the cremation grounds, then head back to Dashashwamedh Ghat for the enchanting evening Ganga Aarti ceremony. Your memorable day culminates with a return to your hotel around 8 pm. Sarnath: Sarnath is a significant location situated 10 kilometers northeast of Varanasi, near the confluence of the Ganges and Varuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh, India. It's where Gautama Buddha delivered his first teachings and where the Buddhist Sangha originated through the enlightenment of Kondanna."

Varanasi: 3-Day Private Highlights Tour with Accommodation

Varanasi: 3-Day Private Highlights Tour with Accommodation

Day 01: Varanasi - Temple Tour and Ganga Aarti Pick up from Airport and check in to Hotel. Later visit the “Temple Tour” most religious Kashi Vishwanath temple, Annapurna Temple, the Bharat Mata temple, Sankat Mochan (Hanuman temple) , Manas Mandir, BHU. At evening, get ready to experience one of the most memorable moments of your life, as you will be taken to River Ganges. Enjoy Ganga Aarti. Get a glimpse of the spiritualism at the Ganga Ghats river front. Can enjoy the Ganga Aarti on Boat After all you can retire for the night. Overnight Stay in Varanasi. Day 02: Varanasi - Boat Ride and Sarnath 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. In noon we will be taken for an excursion to Sarnath. Sarnath is the place where Buddha delivered his first sermon to his disciples. The attractions at Sarnath are the Buddha temples, the Dhamekha stupa, Chaukhandi stupa and the archaeological museum. Return to hotel Overnight Stay in Varanasi. Day 03: Varanasi - Departure After breakfast, check out from the hotel, later Shopping Drop to Airport, to catch your reserved seat of flight, With a pleasant memory of the trip.

Varanasi: Varanasi and Sarnath Private Day Trip with Lunch

Varanasi: Varanasi and Sarnath Private Day Trip with Lunch

Memories of Varanasi: After leaving your hotel at 5:30 a.m. Take a sunrise boat ride on the sacred river Ganges. Witness the morning rituals on the banks of the river. Kashi Vishwanath Temple: Next, follow your guide on a short walking tour through the streets of the old city and visit one of the most sacred Hindu temples, Kashi Vishwanath. Banaras Hindu University: Banaras Hindu University (Pass By) Stop for breakfast (at your own expense), then depart for Banaras Hindu University at 10 a.m. Founded in 1916, BHU is the largest university in Asia continent. Tour the complex and see the Bharat Kala Bhavan Museum and the new Vishwanath Temple (Birla Temple), which is an exact replica of the original Vishwanath Temple. Bharat Mata Mandir: Mother India Temple, built in 1918, houses an unusual marble relief map of the Indian subcontinent. At 12:30 pm, learn about the silk weaving traditions of Varanasi, then break for lunch (at your own expense). Next, drive about eight miles (13 km) to Sarnath to see the Dhamekha Stupa, known as the place where the Buddha gave his first sermon. You will also visit the Archaeological Museum, which houses treasures dating back to the 3rd century BC (closed on Fridays). Dashashwamedh Ghat: 5 PM to visit Ganga Cremation Ghat, then return to Dashashwamedh Ghat in the evening to watch Ganga Aarti Ceremony. Your tour will end with you returning to your hotel around 8 p.m. Sarnath: Sarnath is a place located 10 kilometers north-east of Varanasi near the confluence of the Ganges and Varuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh, India. The Deer Park in Sarnath is the place where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma, and where the Buddhist Sangha came into existence through the enlightenment of Kondanna.

Varanasi Tour Package 2 days and 1 Nights

Varanasi Tour Package 2 days and 1 Nights

Our varanasi tour package will take you to some marvelous temples filled with blissful vibes and spirituality. Day 1: Spiritual Tour The first day of kashi tour package will start as you reach lal bahadur shashtri international airport or varanasi cantt railway station from your city and you will be received by our representative to transfer you to the hotel. After checking in your comfy stays, the day will be spent wandering along the mighty lanes and feeling the divine aura of the city. The chanting of hymns, offering prayers and flowers can be seen on its joyous ghats as you travel across them. all significant destinations of tourist interest will be covered on this day, including ganga aarti along with boat ride, kashi vishwanath corridor , annapurna devi mandir, manikarnika ghat, vishalakshi devi temple and dashashwamedh ghat. you will return back to the hotel along with watching the market and overnight stay in a booked hotel. Day 2: Varanasi- early morning boat ride- important temple’s visit and sarnath excursion, a buddist site. The day begins with an early morning boat ride on the ganges.in the course of the boat ride, you will see local rituals taking place along the river and ghat side. early in the morning, locals in varanasi visit the ganges river to bathe and pray to the sun god. while boat ride, you will pass through several ghats, the perfect spot to click pictures with awesome backdrops. Which are known for different unique activities. Manikarnika ghat and harishchandra ghat are well-known for hindu cremation rituals. followed by boat ride, you would be journeying pinnacle temples in the town like sankat mochan temple, kalbhairav temple, manas mandir, bhu birla temple built with marbles and having a fine architecture and known as new kashi vishwanath temple and visit bharat kala bhavan museum – holding more than 100,000 ancient artifacts, showcasing painting gallery, sculpture gallery, archaeological decorative art gallery. and also bharat mata temple and others.then you will have your breakfast. post lunch from the hotel, you will be transported on a trip to saranth. Sarnath is one of the most revered buddhist pilgrimage sites in the world. buddha delivered his first sermon here after obtaining enlightenment. Throughout the history, many kings, including king ashoka, built excellent stupas and monuments, which are now well-known tourist attractions and pilgrim spots. You will visit the chaukhandi stupa, the archeological museum, the dhamekha stupa, and others while in sarnath. These are the main attraction sites of the sarnath. later you can enjoy a shopping tour, and then you will be dropped back at the hotel/airport/railway station. Note: some temples have strict prohibition regarding utilization of mobile phones and cameras. there will be a large line to view the god on auspicious days and festivals. please be aware that you will have to wait.

Varanasi: Guided Tour of Varanasi & Sarnath By AC Car

Varanasi: Guided Tour of Varanasi & Sarnath By AC Car

Memories of Varanasi: After leaving your hotel at 5:30 a.m. Take a sunrise boat ride on the sacred river Ganges. Witness the morning rituals on the banks of the river. Kashi Vishwanath Temple: Next, follow your guide on a short walking tour through the streets of the old city and visit one of the most sacred Hindu temples, Kashi Vishwanath. Banaras Hindu University: Banaras Hindu University (Pass By) Stop for breakfast (at your own expense), then depart for Banaras Hindu University at 10 a.m. Founded in 1916, BHU is the largest university in Asia continent. Tour the complex and see the Bharat Kala Bhavan Museum and the new Vishwanath Temple (Birla Temple), which is an exact replica of the original Vishwanath Temple. Bharat Mata Mandir: Mother India Temple, built in 1918, houses an unusual marble relief map of the Indian subcontinent. At 12:30 pm, learn about the silk weaving traditions of Varanasi, then break for lunch (at your own expense). Next, drive about eight miles (13 km) to Sarnath to see the Dhamekha Stupa, known as the place where the Buddha gave his first sermon. You will also visit the Archaeological Museum, which houses treasures dating back to the 3rd century BC (closed on Fridays). Dashashwamedh Ghat: 5 PM to visit Ganga Cremation Ghat, then return to Dashashwamedh Ghat in the evening to watch Ganga Aarti Ceremony. Your tour will end with you returning to your hotel around 8 p.m. Sarnath: Sarnath is a place located 10 kilometers north-east of Varanasi near the confluence of the Ganges and Varuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh, India. The Deer Park in Sarnath is the place where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma, and where the Buddhist Sangha came into existence through the enlightenment of Kondanna.

Private Sarnath Excursion with Evening Ganaga Aarti

Private Sarnath Excursion with Evening Ganaga Aarti

Start your spiritual tour of Sarnath with a convenient pick-up at your accommodation. Meet your driver at 2:00 PM in the lobby of your hotel. After a short meet and greet, you will take a scenic 10 km drive to Sarnath, one of India's main pilgrimage sites for Buddhists.  Upon arriving in Sarnath, your guide will immediately take you on an architectural tour of all the most historically important buildings in the area. Marvel at the truly unique Buddhist architecture and learn about some of the buildings' history. This location is sacred and considered to be the place where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon after attaining enlightenment.   Next, visit Chaukhandi Stupa where Buddha met his first disciples. Peruse through excavated artefacts and striking Ashoka Pillars at Sarnath Archeological Museum. Admire the fine paintings on the walls of the monastery that was built in the 1930s at Mulagandhakuti Vihara. After your tour of Sarnath, you will be driven back to Varanasi to attend the grand evening Ganga Aarti at the famous Dashashwamedha Ghat. Be a part of the spiritual evening Aarti where you will witness something truly special. Be in awe of vividly decorated stages with flowers, cloths, brass lamps, musical instruments and, holy offerings. Hear the soulful hymns and prayers accompanied with mantras and immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere. After the evening Ganga Aarti, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Varanasi city.

Sarnath Day Tour

Sarnath Day Tour

Morning pick-up from Varanasi hotel or pick-up point and drive to Sarnath for the day tour Chaukhandi Stupa The Chaukhandi Stupa is regarded as one of the most divine and important monuments of Buddhist culture. This stupa has been built on the exact spot where the great Lord Buddha first met his five ascetics, to whom he later went on to preach his first teachings. The Chaukhandi Stupa is an evolution of burial mounds and serves as a shrine to the great Lord Buddha. Dhamek Stupa, Sarnath Dhamek Stupa represents the place where the Buddha preached his first discourse to his first five disciples. This park is said to be of great importance as Buddha gave his first sermon here after attaining enlightenment to his disciples, which revealed his “Eightfold Path. Dharmarajika Stupa The Dharmarajika Stupa was to discover the ruins of an archaeological wonder and the place where Lord Buddha’s remains were enshrined. It still bears historical significance. Check out the stone pillars and walls surrounding the stupa. Watch as monks and pilgrims sit quietly on the surrounding lawns while meditating and gazing in awe at the ruins. (Note: Closed on Sunday.) Mulagandha Kuti Vihar The ruins of the ancient Mulagandhakuti Vihara mark the place where the Buddha spent his first rainy season. This was the main temple, marked by the presence of the Ashokan pillar at the front. After, we will have lunch (optional) at a good restaurant in Sarnath. After lunch, we will go to Ashoka Pillar. Ashoka Pillar The national emblem of India and a mark of Emperor Ashoka's visit to Sarnath, This 50-metre-long pillar, along with the Dhamek Stupa, is Ashoka's gift to Buddhism, and the entire complex has a calm aura to it. The entire complex is filled with lush green lawns, and along with the Stupa, they resemble a colony, with the Ashoka Pillar being the main attraction. India's oldest archaeological museum has been built at the periphery of the complex. Sarnath Museum The Sarnath Archaeological Museum is most prominent for the four-headed lion that was once on the Chile of the Ashoka Pillar, from the 3rd century BC. This is where Gautama Buddha delivered the first major sermon to his first five disciples after gaining enlightenment. (Note: Closed on Friday.) Wat Thai Sarnath Temple Wat Thai Sarnath Temple Popularly known as the Thai Temple, Wat Adorned with manicured gardens, the Thai Temple is built in the Thai architectural style and is managed by Thai Buddhist monks. An important highlight of the Thai Temple in Sarnath is the 80-foot-tall image of Buddha in a standing position. The construction of the statue is said to have taken more than a decade. After visiting Wat Thai Temple later

Varanasi:- Private Day Tour Varanasi & Sarnath & Boat Ride

Varanasi:- Private Day Tour Varanasi & Sarnath & Boat Ride

Start your day with a 5:30 am inn pickup for a quiet dawn boat ride on the holy Ganges Waterway. Witness the enrapturing wake-up routines performed on its banks. Kashi Vishwanath Sanctuary: A while later, go with your aide on a short strolling visit through the old city's confounded rear entryways and catch a brief look at the Kashi Vishwanath Sanctuary, quite possibly of Hinduism's most respected hallowed place. Banaras Hindu College: While passing by Banaras Hindu College (B.H.U), stop briefly to respect the biggest college grounds in Asia, laid out in 1916. At 10 am, investigate the BHu grounds, visit the Bharat Kala Bhavan historical center, and see the great new Vishwanath Sanctuary (Birla Sanctuary), an imitation of the first Vishwanath Sanctuary. Bharat Mata Sanctuary: Next, at 12:30 pm, visit the Mother India Sanctuary, developed in 1918, which houses a charming marble help guide of the Indian subcontinent. Find out about Varanasi's silk winding around customs prior to enjoying some time off for lunch (on your own). Sarnath: Around 8 miles (13 km) away, find Sarnath, where the Dhamekh Stupa remains as the site of Buddha's most memorable lesson. Investigate the Archeological Gallery, displaying treasures tracing back to the third century BC (shut on Fridays). Dasaswamedh Ghat: At 5 pm, return to the Ganges to notice the incineration grounds, then head back to Dashashwamedh Ghat for the charming night Ganga Aarti service. Your important day comes full circle with a re-visitation of your lodging around 8 pm. Sarnath: Sarnath is a huge area arranged 10 kilometers upper east of Varanasi, close to the conjunction of the Ganges and Varuna streams in Uttar Pradesh, India. It's where Gautama Buddha conveyed his most memorable lessons and where the Buddhist Sangha began through the edification of Kondanna."

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