Buddhist Pilgrim Tour


    Buddhist Pilgrim Tour highlights the foremost Buddhist heritage sites of Nepal especially to the prominent Buddhist pilgrimages in the valley and to the birth place of Lord Buddha, Lumbini. During this tour, you will have opportunity to acquire the details about Buddhism, its culture, life of the Buddha, his birth place, place of his enlightenment and his teachings. Throughout this tour, you have opportunity to visit 2000 years old impressive stupa of Swoyambhunath, world's biggest stupa, Buddhist shrines, vihars, Maha Buddha Temple, Ashokan Stupa, Machhend Patan city etc. The Bouddhanath stupa is more admired among the many Tibetan refugees living in Kathmandu and is believed that 1500 years old also known as Khasti Chitya. The principle or philosophy declared by the Buddha is known as Buddhism later he is known as "The Light of Asia." Swoyambhunath and Boudhanath listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO in the valley and Lumbini out of the valley.
    Lumbini is known as the origin of Buddhism and it is also believed that reasoning or understanding is originates from it. During the Lumbini excursion, the pond is remarkable place to visit where Buddha was bathed after his birth as well as the temple which has images of young Buddha with his mother allures the visitors. Siddhartha Gautam was a prince, who was born in Lumbini about 2500 years ago in the western part of Nepal. He is famous for all over the world to founder of the enlightenment and established Buddhism. 


    Short Itinerary


    Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
     
    Day 02: Buddhist religious sites tours In Kathmandu 
     
    Day 03: Kathmandu to Lumbini
     
    Day 04: Lumbini Exploration 
     
    Day 05: Fly or drive from Lumbini to Kathmandu
     
    Day 06: Depart Kathmandu
    Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
     
    Day 02: Buddhist religious sites tours In Kathmandu 
     
    Day 03: Kathmandu to Lumbini
     
    Day 04: Lumbini Exploration 
     
    Day 05: Fly or drive from Lumbini to Kathmandu
     
    Day 06: Depart Kathmandu
     

    Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu
    Our airport representative will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport, after introductory meeting transport you to hotel in Kathmandu. Our guide will explain about the program in briefly along the way to hotel. You are being served with welcome drink at the hotel.Rest of the day varies upon your arrival time; we can organize some activities if you arrived by midday or early afternoon but late afternoon and evening arrivals have a free day for individual activities. Stay overnight at hotel.

    Day 02: Buddhist religious sites tours In Kathmandu
    In the early morning after breakfast, we will ride toward Buddhist religious sites tours in Kathmandu to Buddhist historical, spiritual and cultural attractions. We then take you to Kopan Monastery influenced by Tibetan Buddhism after observation continue proceed to Boudhhatnath Stupa, the largest Tibetan Buddhist stupa of the valley located about 6km. away to the east of Kathmandu City, known as Khasti Chitya then for Seto Gumpa nearby stupa where we can observe the monks and the Tibetan paintings. Swoyambhunath, one of the most glorious Buddhist Charitys probably the oldest temple of Nepal, famous for its nickname as Monkey Temple which has been registered in UNICECO heritage site. The stupa is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal and watches over the valley from the top of a hillock on its western side from where we can get excellent view. After lunch we will drive for another monastery, Pharping Gumpa which is located in the south of Kathmandu and spend few hours and apart that we then head toward the historic place Patan Durbar Square  full of ancient palaces, temples and shrines between the 12th and 18the centuries and we will visit some Buddhist site including; Buddhist shrines, vihars, Maha Bauddha Temple, Ashokan Stupa, Machhend Patan city etc. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

    Day 03: Kathmandu to Lumbini
    After breakfast, we leave Kathmandu and head toward Lumbini (origin of Buddhism), passing through the natural beauty or scenery by private vehicles or you can take scenic flight from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa, and from there our representative will transfer you to hotel around Lumbini. Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha as well as the origin of Buddhism, where has been revered as the place of holy pilgrimage. This has been included as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Late afternoon we go walking through the Sacred Lumbini Garden where the Buddha was born converges on the Ashoka pillar, there you can see the authentic proof that the Buddha has born in Nepal. Evening we will visit Buddhist temples for prayer. Overnight stay at hotel.

    Day 04: Lumbini Exploration
    After breakfast, visit the Maya Devi Temple with its bas-relief sculpture depicting Maya Devi holding on with her right hand to a branch of pipal tree and giving birth to the infant Buddha who stands up on a lotus pedestal. Then we begin the journey by driving away, 27km west of Lumbini; visit the important archaeological site, Tilaurkot, the ancient palace of King Suddodhan (Siddhartha Gautam's father), where the Buddha spent his formative years as a Shakya Prince. There's a museum nearby, The Kapilvastu Museum; the pottery, jewelry and ornaments are gathered in-house. End up the remarkable tour in Tilaurkot by visiting the shrines, monasteries and stupa near the sacred garden. After the full-day excursion we will spend the night at hotel in Lumbini.

    Day 05: Fly or drive from Lumbini to Kathmandu
    After breakfast, we take a scenic drive back to Kathmandu by road or take a flight from Bhairahwa airport. Check-in at hotel, rest of the day is at your own leisure and can spent shopping etc. alternatively you can spend afternoon at shopping around Thamel and in the evening you can enjoy yourself on Rickshaw ride to have a Typical Nepalese Dinner at a local restaurant, Thamel before coming back to the hotel. Stay overnight at hotel.

    Day 06: Depart Kathmandu
    According to your flight schedule, it is varies on your departure time rest of day is at leisure for independent activities of your interest until we pick you up at the hotel or we could plan some activities upon your choice if it is late hour flight and then transfer to airport for your further destination.

    Services Included :

    1. Arrival / departure transfers by private car/van/bus.
     
    2. Hotel accommodation 3 star or equivalents on twin sharing 
     
    basis with bed/breakfast.
     
    3. Standard transportation for all sightseeing as per the itinerary.
     
    4. All sightseeing with excellent English speaking guide.
     
    5. All entrance fees for monasteries, temple and monuments.
     
    7. Reconfirmation of your flight ticket, if necessary.
     
    8. All service charges for company. 
    1. 1. Arrival / departure transfers by private car/van/bus
    2. 2. Hotel accommodation 3 star or equivalents on twin sharing basis with bed/breakfast.
    3. 3. Standard transportation for all sightseeing as per the itinerary
    4. 4. All sightseeing with excellent English speaking guide
    5. 5. All entrance fees for monasteries, temple and monuments
    6. 6. Reconfirmation of your flight ticket, if necessary
    7. 7. All service charges for company. 
     
     


    Services Excluded :

    1.       Personal expenses, telephone calls, laundry, bar bill etc. 
     
    2.       Translator/own language speaking guide less than our minimum group size
     
    3.        Extra program not mentioned on above itinerary 
     
    4.       Emergency evacuation & Charges for delays caused by situations beyond our control such as bad weather, natural disasters, civil unrest, and emergencies 
     
    5.       Lunch and dinner not mentioned in the program other than breakfast
     
    6.       Nepal Tourist Visa fee US$ 25 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entries for 15 days, US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entries for 30 days. You may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu
     
    7.       Travel insurance and domestic airfare if not listed in tour schedule 
     
    8.      International airfare to and from Nepal
     
    9.       Tips for guide and driver
    1. 1. Personal expenses, telephone calls, laundry, bar bill etc. 
    2. 2. Translator/own language speaking guide less than our minimum group size
    3. 3. Extra program not mentioned on above itinerary
    4. 4. Emergency evacuation & Charges for delays caused by situations beyond our control such as bad weather, natural disasters, civil unrest, and emergencies 
    5. 5. Lunch and dinner not mentioned in the program other than breakfast
    6. 6. Nepal Tourist Visa fee US$ 25 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entries for 15 days, US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entries for 30 days. You may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu
    7. 7. Travel insurance and domestic airfare if not listed in tour schedule 
    8. 8. International airfare to and from Nepal
    9. 9. Tips for guide and driver
     
     

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    Buddhist Pilgrim Tour


    Buddhist Pilgrim Tour highlights the foremost Buddhist heritage sites of Nepal especially to the prominent Buddhist pilgrimages in the valley and to the birth place of Lord Buddha, Lumbini. During this tour, you will have opportunity to acquire the details about Buddhism, its culture, life of the Buddha, his birth place, place of his enlightenment and his teachings. Throughout this tour, you have opportunity to visit 2000 years old impressive stupa of Swoyambhunath, world's biggest stupa, Buddhist shrines, vihars, Maha Buddha Temple, Ashokan Stupa, Machhend Patan city etc. The Bouddhanath stupa is more admired among the many Tibetan refugees living in Kathmandu and is believed that 1500 years old also known as Khasti Chitya. The principle or philosophy declared by the Buddha is known as Buddhism later he is known as "The Light of Asia." Swoyambhunath and Boudhanath listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO in the valley and Lumbini out of the valley.
    Lumbini is known as the origin of Buddhism and it is also believed that reasoning or understanding is originates from it. During the Lumbini excursion, the pond is remarkable place to visit where Buddha was bathed after his birth as well as the temple which has images of young Buddha with his mother allures the visitors. Siddhartha Gautam was a prince, who was born in Lumbini about 2500 years ago in the western part of Nepal. He is famous for all over the world to founder of the enlightenment and established Buddhism. 


    Trip Facts


    Group size
    None
    Trip duration
    6  days
    Maximum altitude
    1500  m
    Grade
    Easy
    Possibility
    None
    Transportation
    None
    Season
    September to may




    Short Itinerary


    Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
     
    Day 02: Buddhist religious sites tours In Kathmandu 
     
    Day 03: Kathmandu to Lumbini
     
    Day 04: Lumbini Exploration 
     
    Day 05: Fly or drive from Lumbini to Kathmandu
     
    Day 06: Depart Kathmandu
    Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
     
    Day 02: Buddhist religious sites tours In Kathmandu 
     
    Day 03: Kathmandu to Lumbini
     
    Day 04: Lumbini Exploration 
     
    Day 05: Fly or drive from Lumbini to Kathmandu
     
    Day 06: Depart Kathmandu
     

    Long Itinerary


    Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu
    Our airport representative will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport, after introductory meeting transport you to hotel in Kathmandu. Our guide will explain about the program in briefly along the way to hotel. You are being served with welcome drink at the hotel.Rest of the day varies upon your arrival time; we can organize some activities if you arrived by midday or early afternoon but late afternoon and evening arrivals have a free day for individual activities. Stay overnight at hotel.

    Day 02: Buddhist religious sites tours In Kathmandu
    In the early morning after breakfast, we will ride toward Buddhist religious sites tours in Kathmandu to Buddhist historical, spiritual and cultural attractions. We then take you to Kopan Monastery influenced by Tibetan Buddhism after observation continue proceed to Boudhhatnath Stupa, the largest Tibetan Buddhist stupa of the valley located about 6km. away to the east of Kathmandu City, known as Khasti Chitya then for Seto Gumpa nearby stupa where we can observe the monks and the Tibetan paintings. Swoyambhunath, one of the most glorious Buddhist Charitys probably the oldest temple of Nepal, famous for its nickname as Monkey Temple which has been registered in UNICECO heritage site. The stupa is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal and watches over the valley from the top of a hillock on its western side from where we can get excellent view. After lunch we will drive for another monastery, Pharping Gumpa which is located in the south of Kathmandu and spend few hours and apart that we then head toward the historic place Patan Durbar Square  full of ancient palaces, temples and shrines between the 12th and 18the centuries and we will visit some Buddhist site including; Buddhist shrines, vihars, Maha Bauddha Temple, Ashokan Stupa, Machhend Patan city etc. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

    Day 03: Kathmandu to Lumbini
    After breakfast, we leave Kathmandu and head toward Lumbini (origin of Buddhism), passing through the natural beauty or scenery by private vehicles or you can take scenic flight from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa, and from there our representative will transfer you to hotel around Lumbini. Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha as well as the origin of Buddhism, where has been revered as the place of holy pilgrimage. This has been included as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Late afternoon we go walking through the Sacred Lumbini Garden where the Buddha was born converges on the Ashoka pillar, there you can see the authentic proof that the Buddha has born in Nepal. Evening we will visit Buddhist temples for prayer. Overnight stay at hotel.

    Day 04: Lumbini Exploration
    After breakfast, visit the Maya Devi Temple with its bas-relief sculpture depicting Maya Devi holding on with her right hand to a branch of pipal tree and giving birth to the infant Buddha who stands up on a lotus pedestal. Then we begin the journey by driving away, 27km west of Lumbini; visit the important archaeological site, Tilaurkot, the ancient palace of King Suddodhan (Siddhartha Gautam's father), where the Buddha spent his formative years as a Shakya Prince. There's a museum nearby, The Kapilvastu Museum; the pottery, jewelry and ornaments are gathered in-house. End up the remarkable tour in Tilaurkot by visiting the shrines, monasteries and stupa near the sacred garden. After the full-day excursion we will spend the night at hotel in Lumbini.

    Day 05: Fly or drive from Lumbini to Kathmandu
    After breakfast, we take a scenic drive back to Kathmandu by road or take a flight from Bhairahwa airport. Check-in at hotel, rest of the day is at your own leisure and can spent shopping etc. alternatively you can spend afternoon at shopping around Thamel and in the evening you can enjoy yourself on Rickshaw ride to have a Typical Nepalese Dinner at a local restaurant, Thamel before coming back to the hotel. Stay overnight at hotel.

    Day 06: Depart Kathmandu
    According to your flight schedule, it is varies on your departure time rest of day is at leisure for independent activities of your interest until we pick you up at the hotel or we could plan some activities upon your choice if it is late hour flight and then transfer to airport for your further destination.


    Services Included :

    1. Arrival / departure transfers by private car/van/bus.
     
    2. Hotel accommodation 3 star or equivalents on twin sharing 
     
    basis with bed/breakfast.
     
    3. Standard transportation for all sightseeing as per the itinerary.
     
    4. All sightseeing with excellent English speaking guide.
     
    5. All entrance fees for monasteries, temple and monuments.
     
    7. Reconfirmation of your flight ticket, if necessary.
     
    8. All service charges for company. 
    1. 1. Arrival / departure transfers by private car/van/bus
    2. 2. Hotel accommodation 3 star or equivalents on twin sharing basis with bed/breakfast.
    3. 3. Standard transportation for all sightseeing as per the itinerary
    4. 4. All sightseeing with excellent English speaking guide
    5. 5. All entrance fees for monasteries, temple and monuments
    6. 6. Reconfirmation of your flight ticket, if necessary
    7. 7. All service charges for company. 
     
     


    Services Excluded :

    1.       Personal expenses, telephone calls, laundry, bar bill etc. 
     
    2.       Translator/own language speaking guide less than our minimum group size
     
    3.        Extra program not mentioned on above itinerary 
     
    4.       Emergency evacuation & Charges for delays caused by situations beyond our control such as bad weather, natural disasters, civil unrest, and emergencies 
     
    5.       Lunch and dinner not mentioned in the program other than breakfast
     
    6.       Nepal Tourist Visa fee US$ 25 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entries for 15 days, US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entries for 30 days. You may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu
     
    7.       Travel insurance and domestic airfare if not listed in tour schedule 
     
    8.      International airfare to and from Nepal
     
    9.       Tips for guide and driver
    1. 1. Personal expenses, telephone calls, laundry, bar bill etc. 
    2. 2. Translator/own language speaking guide less than our minimum group size
    3. 3. Extra program not mentioned on above itinerary
    4. 4. Emergency evacuation & Charges for delays caused by situations beyond our control such as bad weather, natural disasters, civil unrest, and emergencies 
    5. 5. Lunch and dinner not mentioned in the program other than breakfast
    6. 6. Nepal Tourist Visa fee US$ 25 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entries for 15 days, US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entries for 30 days. You may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu
    7. 7. Travel insurance and domestic airfare if not listed in tour schedule 
    8. 8. International airfare to and from Nepal
    9. 9. Tips for guide and driver
     
     



    Print Trip Note

Buddhist Pilgrim Tour

Trip Facts

Group size
None
Trip duration
6  days
Maximum altitude
1500  m
Grade
Easy
Possibility
None
Transportation
None
Season
September to may