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Sarnath (Excursion Tour ) - A Buddhist Pilgrimage provided by SITA World Tours

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Sarnath (Excursion Tour ) - A Buddhist Pilgrimage

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 09/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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    Sarnath
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    You will be met at your hotel in Varanasi by your English speaking guide and escorted in a private, air conditioned vehicle to Sarnath (approx. 5 miles). Sarnath derives its name from Sarangnath or the Deer God. The deer park at Sarnath is the place where Buddha gave his first sermon. Today, the deer park is a huge enclosure made for the deer to roam around freely. It is a wonderful place for those who are seeking solitude and peace. On this excursion, you will also visit to the oldest museum of Archaeological Survey of India, India’s government agency responsible for archaeological research. You can see one of the surviving Ashoka Pillars in Sarnath. You will also see many Stupas, or shrines, and Mulagandha Kuti Vihar, a Tibetan Buddhist shrine which contains a life-size golden image of the Buddha and colorful murals and frescoes painted by a Japanese artist.
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Duration
3h
Inclusions
  • Private air-conditioned Vehicle
  • English speaking guide
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Sarnath
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Partially Wheelchair Non Accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator

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firuzamariza
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Spare a while, it's worth it
We never thought we'd enjoy the time we spent at this museum so much. Not only do you find yourself recalling histo
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Sagar2506
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Delightful meal , great experience
Great hygiene, delightful preperation and a warm friendly staff - dakshin never falters. Had a great dining experie
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Amazing experience and food even after Covid
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The best beach of all
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Exquisite Gardens, watch out at photo kiosk .
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Not All That Glitter is Gold
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James R
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A serene shrine during the week
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Laser show
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Ron C
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Amazing! Just amazing!
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Mausoleums with Parveen
Parveen was by far our best tour guide of all our days in India. Not only did she has amazing historical background
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madhav24
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Great guide
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asoomaurya
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An evening full of fun
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  • Duration: 3h
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