Varanasi – Morning Boat Ride - Sarnath – Varanasi
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be taken on a road trip to Sarnath. Sarnath is an important Buddhist pilgrim spot where Buddha performed his first sermon after his enlightenment. You can find many attractions in Sarnath like Dhamekha stupa, Chaukandi stupa, Buddha temples and archeological museum. The museum contains many Buddha statues, relics, Aartifacts and others.
By early afternoon, you would be taken back to Ramnagar where you can enjoy the Ramnagar Fort. You will be visiting the fort by Ferry if you are choosing the trip during monsoon season. Else, you will be taken to the fort via a bridge. The fort contains elephant traps, astrological clocks, museums and other attractions. This 17th century fort is the residence of kings of Varanasi. Even now, the royal residence of the current king is inside the fort but the area is restricted.You can either return to Varanasi from Ramnagar via boat or take up a road trip. The rest of the day is free. Night stay in Varanasi.