Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour


Lumbini - the birth place of Lord Buddha and the founder of Buddhism, known as Buddha or the enlightened one. This is confirmed by the existence of an inscribed pillar erected 318 years after the event by the great Buddhist emperor Ashoka, who visited Lumbini in 245 BC and left a number of his famous inscribed pillars in the region.

 

Trip Highlights:

  • Swayambhunath, the sacred stupa is considered self originated Buddhist shrine
  • Boudhanath, one of the world’s biggest stupa
  • Kapan monastery, the world renown Tibetan monastery
  • Get taste of Tibetan atmosphere around Boudhanath
  • Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha, the founder of Buddhism
  • Vist Buddhist Monasteries, archaeological sites and monuments in Lumbini
  • Tilaurakot. explore the archaelogical excavation and old monuments at Tilaurakot, the palace of King Suddodhan, the father of Lord Buddha
  • Many ancient monasteries, Buddhist shrines in Bhaktapur and Patan city.

  • Day 1 :
    Arrives in Kathmandu: Pick up from airport and transfer to Hotel. The Kathmandu Valley contains three royal cities - Kathmandu; Patan and Bhaktapur. Kirtipur and Thimi are two other smaller municipalities. There are seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Valley. The Valley was once a lake. According to legend, a Buddhist saint named Manjushree drained out the waters by slashing a passage through the hills and peopled it with his followers. Over the millenniums, a refined urban civilization emerged, built on a unique synthesis of Hinduism and Buddhism. Dynasties came and went. Commerce and crafts flourished. Its religious Newar inhabitants built fabulous cities and artistic temples that are unmatched in the Himalayan region. After check in visit to Bouddhanath Temple - the world’s largest bouddha stupa; a sight of great reneration to the Buddhist. Overnight in Hotel.
  • Day 2 :
    Kathmandu: Full day tour to various popular Buddhist sites in the Valley will be organized for you. You'll visit Swoyambhu Nath Stupa, Kapan Monastery and several other Buddhist shrines, Vihars and spots. Overnight in Kathmandu. PM: After Lunch, drive to Pharping village - 18 Kms.- 1hour drive, where you'll visit various monasteries, temple of Vajra Jogini, recently built Stupas, temple of Shesh Narayan and a cave of Padma Sambhawa. Drive back to Kathmandu in the evening.
  • Day 3 :
    Kathmandu-Pokhara(B): After breakfast, drive to Pokhara. Pokhara-one of the most picturesque valley in Nepal, 146 km / 4 hour under the shadow of the Annapurna/Machhapuchhre Himalayan range. A rare combination of snow-clad mountains, crystal clear lakes, streams, villages inhabited by friendly ethnic tribes. Upon arrival check in. and half day city tours of davis fall,Bindhabasini Temple, Gupteshwore cave, one can boat in Fewa lake / walk around lake side market on own at free time . Over night at Hotel in Pokhara.
  • Day 4 :
    Drive to Lumbini, Overnight in Hotel, Lumbini: Morning hike to World peace stupa. Back to hotel, breakfats and then drive to Lumbini about 180 Kms and it takes about 7/8 hours scenic drive passes through various interesting high-way settlements, fields. The journey is rewarding as it offers the interior beauty of Nepal. En-route stops at Tansen a hill statiuon for lunch.
  • Day 5 :
    Visit Lumbini Garden & Surroundings, Overnight in Hotel, Lumbini: Lumbini - the birth place of Lord Buddha and the founder of Buddhism, known as Buddha or the enlightened one. This is confirmed by the existence of an inscribed pillar erected 318 years after the event by the great Buddhist emperor Ashoka, who visited Lumbini in 245 BC and left a number of his famous inscribed pillars in the region.
  • Day 6 :
    Lumbini-Kushinagar: After breakfast drive to Kushinagar

Cost Includes:

  • Arrival/Departure transfers
  • Private transport ( Ac for 4/5 star category only)
  • English speaking local guide
  • Accommodation in below hotels on BB basis and on twin share basis
  • All entrance fee for mentioned places.
  • All applicable hotel taxes



Cost Does not Includes:

  • Tips, personal expenses such as bottled drinks, laundry, tour escort,any insurance etc
  • Air ticket Home-Kathmandu-Home
     

No Sepecial Equipment needed.

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  • JATA
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  • ASTA
  • IATA
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