Duration :02 Nights / 03 Days
Places Covered : DELHI - VARANASI- DELHI
DAY 01: DELHI - VARANASI BY FLIGHT
Upon arrival we are met and transferred to our prebooked hotel . After Freshn up proceed to the village of Sarnath on the outskirts of town. It was in this Deer Park that the Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Visit the Park and Museum..
Sarnath was made a centre of Buddhist worship by the emperor Ashoka in the 3rd century BC. We will visit the Main Shrine and Ashoka's Pillar. In the Archaeological Museum we will see the beautifully carved capital from the pillar along with many other priceless Buddhist artifacts. The highlight of this tour would be a participation in the evening Aarti ( prayer service) at the main Buddhist temple here. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 02: VARANASI
Varanasi formerly known as Benares, is the city where the Hindu faithful come to bathe in the sacred waters of the Ganges . Early this morning get ready for a dawn boat ride on the river Ganges and you can perform the Pooja in the Morning . The Ganges is the most sacred and venerated river in India. Besides the ritualistic aspect of Hinduism ( thread ceremony, head shaving food to the departed souls etc.) also see the bathing.
Laundry and the cremations of the dead that take place here on the banks of the river. After the boat ride walk through the fascinating narrow twisting lanes of the city to watch the performance of various Hindu rituals by the pilgrims. After the boat trip on the Ganges we return back to the hotel. After breakfast we will proceed for a city tour . Evening participate Aarti and Pooja at Dasashwamedh Ghat . Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 03:VARANASI - DELHI ( BY FLIGHT )
Transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi.