Sarnath doesn't need a formal introduction. It is a well known place in Varanasi that gloats importance for the followers of Buddhism. The tranquil environment of Sarnath has the pristine chants that can be heard throughout the day that invoke the inner peace. It is the place where Gautam Buddha preached dharma for the first time.
Entrenched on the conflux of rivers Ganges and Varuna, Sarnath is a place with serene and calm ambiance that has emerald green surroundings. The vegetation is fed by the mineral rich sacred river Ganga. Due to such geographical location, the holy soil of Sarnath can be visited during any time. The temperatures neither soar up extremely high nor extremely low.
Being a popular pilgrimage site, Sarnath offers a bouquet of destinations it houses. The Sanchi Stupa, Lion Pillar, Chaukhandi Mandir and a small deer park are some notable alluring destinations in Sarnath.