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Varanasi Sightseeing Tour

Duration : 02 Nights / 03 Days
Destinations : Varanasi, Sarnath

Day 01 : Arrival in Varanasi 
 Varanasi  one of the old living cities of the world placed on the banks of the holy Ganges and one of the sacred places of the Hindus. The city known for its spiritualism and religious passion called as Benaras and In the Ancient time this city well-known as Kashi. Hindus consider that a dip in the holy Ganges washes away all the sins and purifies the soul. Upon arrive in Varanasi check into the Hotel. Evening be the eye - witness of Holy Worship or the Arti ritual on the Ghats of The Ganges. Stay Overnight

Day 02 : Sightseeing Tour of Varanasi and Sarnath.
Early Morning enjoy a boat ride in the Ganges which gives the magnificent view of the early morning ceremony and prayers on the ghats of the Ganges. Return back to hotel and have breakfast, later proceed for the city tour of the Varanasi from the Heritage temples and the city. Starts from the visit of Durga temple called as the Sankat Mochan temple and the Bharat Mata temple. The Benaras Hindu University, one the most presumed educational institutions in India. Later enjoy the pleasure trip to Sarnath few kilometres from Varanasi. This destination holds great religious importance of Buddhists. Here Lord Buddha lectures his first sermon to his disciples, after he attained enlightenment in Bodh Gaya.

A tombstone is built in the deer park where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Emperor Ashoka, a dedicated Buddhist and Preacher of Dhamma had built a number of stupas and Chaityas here which exists even today. Most prominent amongst these are the Damekh stupa built in the year 249 BCE and the Chaukhandi stupa built in 5th century AD. The Sarnath museum is home of many Buddhist ruins and artifacts. It is also the proud keeper of the Ashok Stambha, the national emblem of India. Stay the night in Varanasi.


Day 03 : Departure from Varanasi
You will be transferred to the Varanasi airport for the flight to your next Destination.



 


 

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