Sarnath Temple is a big and beautiful temple in Varanasi.I visited there with my friends and enjoyed so much. there was an Buddha's temple. the most interesting thing is zoo where numbers of Verity's of animal.
Sarnath is a famous place in Varanasi and it is the destination for cultures like Hindu, Buddha and Jain. Sarnath is the place where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma then Buddhist Sangha has originated as well as came into existence because of the enlightenment of Kondanna. It is situated atleast 13 Km to north-east of Varanasi. There is a village 1 km away from the Sarnath known as the Singhpur where Shreyansanath was born. He was known as the eleventh Tirthankara of Jainism. This is why the sarnath is also an important pilgrimage site for Jainism.
On arrival Varanasi Airport/Railway Station meet our representative. He will breif about your tour in short and will hand over the tour related documents.
Later move towards Sarnath, which is also considered as a World Heritage Site under UNESCO. It is the place where Gautam Buddha delivered his first sermon. Visit to Chaukhandi Stupa, Dhamek Stupa, Mulagandha Kuti Vihar and Sarnath Museum.Later,return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
After, you would be dropped back at your hotel or taken to airport/railway station as per your request.
4Sarnath Entry Fee/Cost ?
There is no entrance fee to enter the temple. If you are planning to perform rituals under your name, you need to buy tickets for the same. Buying flowers for the deity from the shops near the temple is a common act. It is not compulsory to buy flowers.
5How to Reach Sarnath ?
You can reach to the Sarnath by hiring, Auto, Tuk-Tuk, Cab and Rickshaw from any corner of the Varanasi city.
6Best Time to Visit Sarnath ?
Sarnath is interesting throughout the year. During winter (October to March), the climate will be mild and suits sightseeing.