Sarnath Half-day tour from Varanasi
Excursions & day trips

Sarnath Half-day tour from Varanasi

Free cancellation
Availability: Daily except Friday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 6 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Travel to Sarnath, where the Buddha preached his first sermon and set the Dhammachakka
  • Visit the Chaukhandi Stupa, Dhamek Stupa complex, Mulgandha Kunti Vihara
  • Learn more at The Archaeological Museum
What to expect

In this tour, you will travel to Sarnath, where the Buddha preached his first sermon and set the Dhammachakka, the wheel of law in motion. Several Buddhist structures were raised at Sarnath between the 3rd century BC and the 11th century AD, and today it presents the most expansive ruins amongst all the places on the Indian Buddhist trail. Visit the Chaukhandi Stupa, Dhamek Stupa complex, Mulgandha Kunti Vihara, and end your visit with The Archaeological Museum where findings from the site are displayed.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • Entrance fees to sites
    • Guided tour
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off in an air-conditioned vehicle
    What's not included
    • Additional food and drinks
    • Tips (optional)
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 6-11)
    Where

    Pick-up from your hotel in Varanasi. The pick-up is only from city hotels (within 10km) and if guests wish to be picked up in the outskirts there will be a supplement to be paid on site.

    Meeting point:

    During booking, you will be asked to provide your pick-up address. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.

    What to remember
    • This tour is unsuitable for children under 6 years old
    • Please bring a water bottle, wear a cap and sunglasses
    • For cultural (and religious) reasons it is strongly recommended to wear full-length trousers and half/full sleeve tops
    • Check with your tour guide for specific instructions
    • Please re-confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local partner at least 48 hours prior. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
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    When
    • Daily except Friday
    • Pick-up at 8.00am
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    Provider
    Le Passage to India Tours and Travels Private Limited
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the experience begins.

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