Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour in Ne …

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Activities: Tour, Sightseeing
Trip Duration: 6 Night / 7 Days
Group size: Min 2 pax
Trip Route: Kathmandu – Patan- Swoyambhunath(Monkey Temple) – Boudhanath- Lumbini – Dhulikhel – Namobuddha – Kathmandu

 

Trip Highlights

Sightseeing around popular Buddhist heritage sites such as Boudhanath, Swoyamhbunath stupa (Monkey Temple), Patan Durbar Square, Namobuddha etc.

  Buddhist religion & Culture

Lumbini- Birthplace of Lord  Buddha

Beautiful Buddhist Monastries & Gompas

Interaction with Monks / Buddhist Gurus  during sightseeing

Untold stories & history related to Buddhism in Nepal

Insights of unique culture and traditions of Nepal

 

Nepal is the birthplace of Lord Buddha- the light of Asia and has also many  popular and holy destinations related to Buddha’s life and the philosophy of  Buddhism. So, this Buddhist pilgrimage tour in Nepal  is specially designed to immerse yourself into the Buddhist culture along with popular Buddhist heritage sites in Nepal . 

Lumbini, the holy birthplace of Lord Buddha is the major attraction of this tour package. It is believed that Buddha was born in Lumbini garden while his mother, Mayadevi was on the way to her maternal hometown Devadaha (ancient KoliyaKingdom) during Baisakh Purnima (Full moon day of the first month of Nepali calendar). Legends say that Maya Devi bathed in the Puskarani (Pond). She went 25 steps North where she suddenly left labor pain and grasped a branch of a tree for support and gave birth to the infant prince Gautam Buddha.

Day 1: Arrival. Trip Briefing. Welcome Dinner.
Welcome to Nepal. At your arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, Himalayan Namobuddha Travel and Treks’ representative will welcome you and transfer you to your hotel in Patan- the city of arts and architecture.  After you settle in , you will be briefed about your activities during Nepal trip. In the evening you will be welcomed with a dinner in one of the finest restaurant of Patan. Overnight in hotel in Patan.
 
Day 2: Morning Patan Walking Tour. Afternoon, visit Swoyambhunath and Boudhanath Stupa
Morning, we will have guided Patan walking tour (About 3 hrs) where you will get to explore many archaeological sites, Buddhist shrines of Patan as well as you will get to know many untold stories about  Patan and its people. Afternoon, we will have guided sightseeing tour to popular world heritage sites which has great importance of Buddhism:  Swoyambhunath (Monkey) temple and Boudhanath Stupa .  Overnight in hotel in Patan.
Day 3: Fly to Bhairahawa. Drive to Lumbini. Lumbini sightseeing
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Domestic Airport one hour before your flight to Bhairahawa(About 30 min). Upon arrival at Bhairahawa airport, we will drive  to Lumbini by private car that will take about 45 min.  After freshen up at hotel, we will have guided sightseeing  around Lumbini that will give close glimpse about Buddha’s life and his philosophy. Overnight in hotel in Lumbini.
 
Day 4: Morning free time in Lumbini. Afternoon, fly to Kathmandu
Morning time you can have free time on your own to explore around Lumbini. Afternoon, you will be transferred to Bhairahawa airport one hour before your flight to Kathmandu. Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, transfer to your hotel by private car.  Overnight in hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 5: Drive  to Namobuddha via Dhulikhel /  Hike from Dhulikhel to Namobuddha (about 3 hrs)
Early morning , after having breakfast at the hotel, we will prepare to hike/drive to Namobuddha enjoying beautifulviews of mountains likeHimalchuli, Manasalu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Mount Everest  and natural scenary. Upon arrival at Namobuddha, you will get to explore the historical story of Buddha and some of the deep insights related to Buddhism in Nepal. After having lunch at one of the restaurant in Namobuddha we will hike/driveback  toBhaktapur. From Bhaktapur, we will drive back to Kathmandu by our private vehicle which will be stand by for us. Overnight in hotel in Kathmandu.
 
 
Day 6: Free day in Kathmandu. Evening, Farewell Dinner
Today you can have free day in Kathmandu or go for some optional tours or shopping for your friends /family. Evening, you will be taken for farewell dinner with cultural programs. Overnight in hotel in Kathmandu.

 
Day 7: Departure
Today is your departure day. Himalayan Namobuddha’s representative will drop you to Airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight. It’s time to bid Nepal farewell visit and appreciate your visit to our country Nepal. Hopefully we shall meet again.
*Note: Above itinerary can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Please let us know whether you would like to make shorter or longer or any other further changes in above itinerary. We will provide you details accordingly.

Cost Includes
All airport transfers by private AC car
Accommodation in Patan, Kathmandu & Lumbini with breakfast
Welcome dinner and farewell dinner in Kathmandu. 
Domestic flight from Kathmandu – Bhairahawa-Kathmandu 
Private AC car during sightseeing .
English speaking tour guide during sightseeing and all his expenses.
All necessary entrance fees during sightseeing as mentioned. 
Guided city map

 
Cost Excludes
Meals not mentioned above
All personal expenses such as bar bills, beverage, snacks etc.
Travel Insurance
Tips to guide / driver  (Expected but not mandatory)
Cost raised by cancelation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control.
Services which are not mentioned above.

Wish you a wonderful Himalayan experience with us!!!

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