Half Day Excursion to Sarnath

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What To Expect

Visit Sarnath, the birthplace of Buddhism. Explore its museum, which houses carvings representing a whole range of styles.


Day Tours in Varanasi
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Sarnath is located ten kilometers from the center of Varanasi. It symbolizes the birth of Buddhism, since it was here that Buddha revealed his doctrine and founded his monastic community. The museum at Sarnath is amongst the most important in India and contains carvings representing a whole range of styles: archaic, the Mathura School, Gupta, past Gupta and Medieval, covering work of sculptors from the 3rd century B.C. to the 12th century A.D.


  • Air-conditioned transportation

  • Services of an English-speaking guide

  • Assistance at the hotel at the time of pick-up

  • All presently applicable taxes


  • Entrance to the monuments and camera fees (still and video)

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Meals and drinks not included in the description

  • Services not mentioned in the program

Please Note

  • Sarnath is closed on Fridays.

  • Tours in other languages are available upon request and at an additional charge.

  • Entrance fee of 3 USD per person will be extra for Sarnath tour. This will be collected on the day of your tour.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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