Khajuraho - Varanasi (by flight)- Sarnath tour
Having taken delicious breakfast in Khajuraho hotel, along with Khajuraho tour guide, you will be taken to view world famous Khajuraho temples.
Watch your imagination come alive at Khajuraho. Listen closely, you can hear the ping of sculptor’s chisel on the exquisite stone creations in the temples of Khajuraho. And marvel at the stones that breathe with an inner life, century after century. Out of 85 temples built by Chandela rulers, only 20 temples are remaining these days. Built in classical ‘Nagar’ style of temple architecture, temples of Khajuraho, especially Western & Eastern groups of temples, ooze passion, eroticism, dance and music and other finesses of creative arts depicted in sculpture and images of the temples. Sculptural brilliance of Khajuraho temples is more evidently visible in erotic statues. Having seen the temples of 10th century, return to Khajuraho hotel, check out and reach Khajuraho airport to board flight for Varanasi.
On arrival at Varanasi airport, you will be received by our representative and transferred to Varanasi hotel. Varanasi tour guide will be waiting for
you in the lobby of the hotel. After speedy check in, you will proceed for visiting Sarnath, a historical site with monuments dating back to Buddha
era of 6th century BC. Sarnath is also a Buddhist pilgrimage as Lord Buddha delivered his first here, after attaining ‘enlightenment’. Two stupas,
Dhamekh & Dharmrajika, Asokan Pillar, remnants of pillaged monastery, museum, Buddhist monasteries of various nationalities etc are prime tourist attractions.
Having visited Sarnath, you will be taken to heart of the city called Godaulia. From there, you will be taken to Dashashwamedh Ghat on manual
rickshaw. Varanasi is situated on the banks the Ganga, the pious river. Ganga is treated as ‘mother’ by the Hindus and accordingly worshipped
as a goddess. In the evening, Ganga Worship Ceremony (Ganga Aarti) takes place on Dashashwamedh Ghat. Be witness to surge of spirituality and
religiosity. You will be accompanied by Varanasi tour guide who will be expatiating on various aspects of the worship ceremony. After attending
magnanimous Ganga Aarti, return to Varanasi hotel for overnight stay.