Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour
Destination Nepal
Activity Tours in Nepal
Grade
Region Nepal
Max Altitude 1300
Final Destination Kirtipur, Namobuddha, Lumbini
Starts From Kathmandu
Ends At Kathmandu
Accomodation Hotel
No. of Days 10
Preferred Season Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | July | Aug | Sept | Oct | Nov | Dec |
Activities Per Day Sight Seeing

Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour

Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour is the popular tour package especially among Buddhists in Nepal. Lumbini, of the southern Nepal, is the birth place of Lord Buddha where the many religious people from all over the world visit every year. Lumbini is one of the popular religious place among all as the Buddhist Pilgrimage sites in Nepal where Lord Buddha was born, lived,taught & left his marks. You will find many places having historical importance in Lumbini such as stone pillar known as Ashoka Pillar ,stupas made by different countries of the world like China,Sri Lanka,Japan,Thailand, Myanmar.

There are many Buddhist monuments in Nepal such as; the stupa of Swoyambhunath Stupa(2000 years) , the Bouddhanath stupa (about 1500 years). Mahabouddha Temple, Namo Buddha & so on. All these places have its own history & distict values in the religion of Buddhists

We offer you our Buddhist Pilgrimage tour package with our experienced tour guide who will take you to the world Buddhist heritage sites like Swayambhunath Stupa,Bauddhanath Stupa,Namobuddha,Lumbini along with Chitwan for sighseeing tour.

Highlights

Duration: 10 Days
Grade: Easy
Daily activity: 5-6 hrs
Max. Altitude: 1300 m
Best Seasons: Spring/ Autumn
Tour Style: Hotel

  • Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu & transfer to hotel
  • Day 2 Kathmandu sightseeing
  • Day 3 Drive to Halesi
  • Day 4 Drive to Lumbini after Maratika Cave visit
  • Day 5 Full-day Lumbini sightseeing
  • Day 6 Full day sightseeing in Lumbini
  • Day 7 Drive back to Kathmandu
  • Day 8 Drive to Bhaktapur
  • Day 9 Drive to Padamasambhava Cave
  • Day 10 Final Departure
  • Day 1(Arrival in Kathmandu & transfer to hotel)
    Upon your arrival in Kathmandu airport, you will be greeted by Red Carpet Tours and Travels representative and transferred to hotel. After check in, you can either take a rest or hang around in the city depending on your interest and time constraint. In the evening, there will be a pre-trip discussion, introducing with your Tour guide. You will have an opportunity to ask any questions related to the tour program. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 2(Kathmandu sightseeing)
    Today after breakfast, we start a guided sightseeing tour of Boudhanath stupa in Kathmandu. Here, in Boudhanath you will see the Buddhist monks praying & walking around the Stupa in a clockwise direction where you can enjoy taking photographs of colorfully painted Stupa. Then you will be taken to kopan monastery, meet the monks and participate on Buddhism. Lunch will be served (vegetarian) at the monastery. After lunch, we will drive you to Swayambhunath, located to the west of Kathmandu in a conical wooded hill. It is believed to be the most ancient holy Buddhist Stupa dating to the 5th century A.D. Here, you will visit chaityas, temples, painted images of deities and surroundings. Then you will be taken to Patan Durbar square & surrounding areas for sightseeing. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Day 3(Drive to Halesi )
    Early in the morning after breakfast, we drive to Halesi (It will take around 10-12 hours’ drive from Kathmandu), Haleshi Mahadev is a temple in eastern Nepal. It's situated in the Khotang district, 3,100 ft. – 4,734 ft. above sea level. It lies 185 km south west of Mount Everest. It is a termed to be the venerated site of Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage.Then overnight at Halesi.
  • Day 4(Drive to Lumbini after Maratika Cave visit)
    After breakfast, you will visit Maratika Cave in Halesi. Maratika cave is an ideal place for tourists who wish to follow Padmasambhava practices (Meditations). According to the legend it is termed to be that place where Padmasambhava mastered his meditation technique and received long life. Hence it is yet another easily accessible place offering yet another natural wonders in remote area of Nepal. Then you will drive to Lumbini.Overnight at hotel in Lumbini.
  • Day 5(Full-day Lumbini sightseeing )
    After breakfast, you will enjoy full-day Lumbini sightseeing. Lumbini is the birth place of Lord Buddha. It is the famous place for Buddhist pilgrims and also for all over the world visitors as well. You will be taken to different monasteries/gumbas over there. You will also be taken for sightseeing in Lumbini garden where you will visit the entire popular Buddhist to temples & shrines. Along with that, you will be taken to Mayadevi Temple as well. Overnight stay at hotel in Lumbini. 
  • Day 6(Full day sightseeing in Lumbini)
    After breakfast, you begin your drive to Tilaurakot (25km), the ancient capital of Kapilvastu & visit the major shrines such as Gotihawa, Niglihawa and Sagarhawa. Then overnight at hotel in Lumbini.
  • Day 7(Drive back to Kathmandu)
    After breakfast dive back to Kathmandu and transferred to the hotel.  After taking a rest and relaxation, during evening explore the market for your last minute shopping.  
  • Day 8(Drive to Bhaktapur )
    After breakfast,you will drive to Bhaktapur for sightseeing, and visit Milarepa cave. Milarepa's Cave or Namkading Cave is a cave where the great Tibetan Buddhist philosopher, and Vajrayana Mahasiddha, Milarepa (c. 1052—c. 1135 CE), spent many years of his life in the eleventh century.Then you will drive to Namobuddha via Dhulikhel; you will enjoy sightseeing at Dhulikhel and Namobuddha. Then overnight at Kathmandu.
  • Day 9(Drive to Padamasambhava Cave)
    After breakfast,you will drive to Padamasambhava Cave,Pharping, for sightseeing. Padamasambhava also known as Guru Rinpoche, was an 8th-century Indian Buddhist master. There are a number of legends grown around Padmasambhava's life and deeds. He is widely venerated as a 'second Buddha' across Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, and the Himalayan states of India.Then you will drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Day 10(Final Departure)
    Today our airport representative will make a departure transfer to Tribhuvan international Airport to board on the flight for your onward destination.   NOTE: We will customize the itinerary as per the requirement of the customer other than the above. For Trip Cost,please contact us.

Cost Includes

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • 5 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Lumbini  with breakfast
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and Lumbini with a tour guide
  • All land transportation in a private vehicle
  • All monuments entrance permits
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry Visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Lunch and dinner during the tour
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Travel and Medical insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters

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