Nepal, birth place of Lord Gautama Buddha. It is the home to many Buddhist pilgrims to take a visit to Lumbini the holy land of Gautama Buddha. Many holy pilgrims from different parts of world take a visit on their life time of Buddhist Pilgrima tour in Nepal.
Buddhist Pilgrim Tours in Nepal covers: Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, World Peace Pagoda, Lumbini and existing of different nations monasteries etc.
Lumbini is located in the south-central Terai of Nepal. For millions of Buddhists pilgrims all over the world, it evokes a kind of holy significance.
The Mayadevi Temple, the Birth Marker Stone, The Ashok Pillar, the holy Pushkirini pond, the Eternal Peace Flame and the numerous huge monasteries constructed by different countries are the major attraction of Lumbini. Lumbini has been listed in the UNESCOS World Heritage Sites in 1997 AD due to its religious importance and historical background.
02Pilgrim sightseeing in Kathmandu
03Drive to Lumbini
04 Lumbini sightseeing
05 Drive to Pokhara [200km/6hrs.approx.]
06World Peace Stupa
07Fly to Kathmandu [35 mins approx.] / Namobuddha
Day 01ArrivalArrival in Tribhuvan International Airport and welcome by our office representative. Then proceed towards the Kathmandu hotel. Check into the hotel and welcome drinks with tour briefing. Rest and evening free. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
Day 02Pilgrim sightseeing in Kathmandu After breakfast drive to Swayambhunath Stupa. It is one of the oldest Buddhist monuments in the world with more than 2000 years of history and also a major Buddhist pilgrimage. The civilization of Kathmandu Valley itself begins with Swayambhu, which literally means "the self-existent." Later drive to Boudhanath Stupa. It is also another one of the largest stupa in the world and an important Buddhist pilgrimage. It is unique shape in octagonal design with hundreds of prayer wheels around the dome and the 108 images of the Buddha . The area of Boudhnath is also famous for over 50 Tibetan monasteries, the also known as the 'Little Tibet'. Return back to hotel and overnight.[B]
Day 03Drive to LumbiniAfter breakfast we proceed to Birthplace of Gautam Buddha, Lumbini via Sanjya . Upon arrival in Lumbini checkin to hotel. Rest. Evening visit to Lumbini Sacred Garden. Overnight in Lumbini hotel.
Day 04 Lumbini sightseeing After breakfast visit Mayadevi Temple, Ashoka Pillar , eternal flame ,holy pond and different countries Buddhist monasteries .Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 Drive to Pokhara [200km/6hrs.approx.] After breakfast proceed to Pokhara . Upon arrival checkin to hotel and rest. Evening one can have short walk around lakeside and boat in Phewa lake. Overnight at hotel. [B]
Day 06World Peace StupaAfter breakfast drive to uphill of World peace Stupa. It was constructed by Buddhist monks from the Japanese Nipponzan organization on a narrow ridge hill above Phewa Lake. Besides being a cultural monument, the site is also famous for the panoramic view of mountain ranges along view of the Pokhara Valley. Later visit to Tibetan Refugee Camp in Hangja .Then drive to Matepani gumba . Later drive back to hotel. Evening free on own .Overnight at hotel.
Day 07Fly to Kathmandu [35 mins approx.] / Namobuddha After breakfast , drive to Pokhara airport to fly back to Kathmandu. Then later drive about 1.5 hrs to Namobuddha. It is belief that Lord Buddha had offered his body to a hungry mother tigress who was starving with several cubs. Spend some time at this holy site before returning to Kathmandu. Evening dinner in Nepali restaurant with cultural dance performance . Overnight at hotel.
Day 08Departure After breakfast. timely transfer you to Kathmandu Tribhuvan Int’l Airport for your onward journey.