Trip Duration: 09 Days
Tour Duration: 07 Days
Tour Grade: Easy
Tour Type: Hotel
Activity: City Tour
Sightseeing: 5 to 7 hours a day
Transportation: Car / Van / Plane
Group Size: 01 – 14 pax
Accommodation: tourist class guest houses to 5 star hotel in Kathmandu (depends on clients choice), Guest Houses / lodges in the mountain
Best Time to Travel: Feb, March, April, May, Oct, Nov, Dec.
Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour is most popular religious tour based on Buddhism. Our country Nepal is a multi-religious country, Hindu and Buddhist people are the major residents. Nepal is the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha the founder of Buddhism. Therefore, Nepal has many Buddhist religious sites, historical places, temples, monasteries, stupas, shrines and Bihara, are related with Buddhism. The famous religious sites for Buddhist people in Kathmandu valley are Swayambhunath, Bouddhanath, Kapan, Pharping and Namobouddha. Lumbini is the birthplace of Gautam Buddha whose philosophy is the root of Buddhism in the world. Maya Devi Temple, Kapilvastu, Niglihawa, Paglihawa in Lumbini is still famous Buddhist places. Nepal can be the best Buddhst Pilgrimage site in the world to experience the Tibetan Buddhism as well as other branches. There are many Gumpa, Tibetan teaching school and monastery in Kathmandu valley only. We believe that you will definitely start Buddhist Pilgrimage tour to Nepal.
The Buddhist Pilgrimage tour will start from the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. Here, you can visit Swayambhunath, Bouddhanath that are famous for Buddhist devotees. The Buddhist site are not just offer a sightseeing tour but offer an experience Buddhist meditation, but the way of living nonviolence and study Buddhist culture. Seeing the devotees even in early morning to monasteries and stupas can inspire you such as bowing to Buddha. The Buddhist people are automatically peace loving people and their live hood is much appreciated part of the Nepal holiday. Early in the morning they are paying their homage chanting a mantra ‘Om Mane Padme Hum’. By hearing these holy chants, you will find yourself in a holy place. The famous Buddhist Pilgrimage is Pharping Gumpa, Kapan Gumpa, Seto Gumpa and many more. Recently Nepal government has launched master planning to develop Lumbini as world’s main Buddhist pilgrimage place where more than 20 international countries have built big monasteries and developing it. Through this, the peace message of Gautam Buddha can be spread to all over the world to end the war, violence among nations. A drive to Kathmandu from Lumbini will be the end of Buddhist pilgrimage.
Buddhist Pilgrimage tour is designed for Buddhist devotees who want to visit holy Buddhist place once in their lifetime. It is also design for non-Buddhist for seen. The best seasons to visit these areas are in between January to May and September to November and throughout the whole year also prescribed.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu international airport our representative will meet you then transfer to the Hotel. You will take an easy afternoon to look around. You will be welcomed to our office in Thamel for final payment and get the official documents. .
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing : You will have early morning breakfast in your Hotel and our guide will take you to the Kopan Monastery (Tibetan Buddhism influenced) and after few hours observation we will proceed to nearby stupas – Bouddhanath Stupa and Seto Gumpa. We will see the monks and the Tibetan paintings and back to Hotel. Evening free to look around. Overnight in the Hotel. BB
Day 03: Kathmandu sightseeing : After the breakfast we will drive another monastery which is located in the south of Kathmandu (Pharping Gumpa) and spend few hours and after that we will proceed to Patan Durbar square and we will visit some Buddhist site including Maha Bihar, Golden temple, and some other Bihar. Evening back to Hotel and rest. BB
Day 04: Drive to Pokhara : After the breakfast (7:30am) we will take a drive Pokhara by deluxe tourist bus (Greenline bus). Overnight in the hotel. Evening free to look around the city.
Day 05: Pokhara sightseeing : Take a breakfast and drive to sightseeing by car with guide. Tibetan refugee camp, Tibetan Choling Gumpa, Shanti Stupa, and other place in town. Evening free to stroll around the lake side.
Day 06: Drive to Lumbini : After the breakfast we will take a drive (approximately 7hrs) to Lumbini by private car and transfer to Hotel. Take an easy evening and rest at the Hotel.
Day 07: Lumbini sightseeing : Take a tour to Lord Buddhas Birth Palace “Sacred Garden” visit to Tilaurakot, Gotihawa, Kudan and Lumbini garden. Night rest the Hotel.
Day 08: Fly back to Kathmandu : Take an easy morning and after the breakfast transfer to airport and take a flight to Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel and rest in Hotel.
Day 09: Back to Home : Take a breakfast in your hotel. Do your last minute shopping and we will transfer to airport and fly back to Home/ on ward destination.