Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour

Duration: 6 Days   |  
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Bus
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel

Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour is a specially designed tour package for the Buddhist devotees across the globe. This tour takes visitors to the famous Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Nepal including Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha.

Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour initiates with a sightseeing tour of famous Buddhist sites around Kathmandu valley. Swayambhunath and Bouddhanath are the UNESCO World Heritage sites both known for its historic significance. The Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as Monkey Temple is an ancient religious Buddhist shrine that sits on a hill top of the Kathmandu’s valley. Likewise, Bouddhanath, the biggest stupa of Nepal is a center for learning and practicing Buddhism. This tour also includes a visit to Kopan monastery, a Tibetan Buddhist monastery known as a center for Buddhist study, meditation, retreat and practice.

The delightful tour of Buddhist sites in Kathmandu is followed by a trip to Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. This historical Buddhist site has a lot to offer to the visitors being the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Exploring Maya Devi Temple, the heart of all monuments of this holy site and the sacred Lumbini Garden marks the grandeur of this tour. Moreover, you can also have a glance of renowned Ashoka Pillar and the sacred pond, Pushkarni. A brief visit to Tilaurakot, the archaeological site and the ancient museum could be the ideal fitting to end this magnificent tour.

Day to Day Itinerary

  • Day 1 Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour
    After taking breakfast in the hotel, you will set off for a brief visit to important Buddhist sites, stupas and monasteries in the Kathmandu valley. You will visit UNESCO World Heritage sites viz. Bouddhanath and Swayambhunath both of them being the most popular stupas. Furthermore, you will also visit Kapan Monastery which is a center for Buddhist study, meditation and practice. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
    • Day 2 Drive to Lumbini
      After an early breakfast in hotel, you will set off for a scenic drive to Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. On reaching Lumbini you will check-in to the hotel and take some much needed rest. Overnight at hotel in Lumbini.
      • Day 3 Exploration in and around Lumbini
        You will begin the day by visiting Maya Devi Temple, the main attraction of this historical site. Exploring around the sacred Lumbini Garden is another major highlight of the day. Later on, a drive of 27km to the west of Lumbini will take you to Tilaurakot, the ancient palace of King Suddhodhan where Lord Buddha spent first 29 years of his princely life. There’s a museum as well where you can have a deep insight into the ancient history. Overnight at hotel in Lumbini.
        • Day 4 Drive back to Kathmandu
          An early breakfast at hotel is followed by a scenic drive of around 8 hours to Kathmandu. You will return back to Kathmandu bidding goodbye to the birthplace of Lord Buddha. On reaching Kathmandu, you can rest in the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

          What to Expect

          • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
          • Two night standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
          • Guided sightseeing tour as per itinerary
          • All land transportation as per itinerary by tourist bus
          • English speaking license holder tour guide
          • Two night standard hotel in Lumbini with breakfast
          • Government and local taxes
          • International Airfare and taxes
          • Nepal entry visa fee
          • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu and Lumbini
          • Entrance fee in the heritage sites
          • Personal nature expenses
          • Any kind of drinks and desserts during the tour
          • Tips to guide and driver (Tipping is expected)
          Request a Private Date

          Useful Information

          1. Packing List

          • Sunglasses
          • Sun-Cream and Lip Balm with good SPF
          • Hat/Cap
          • T-shirt, Vests and Shirt
          • Fleece/Sweater
          • Fleece Jacket
          • Waterproof Jacket and Trousers
          • Few pairs of socks
          • Day pack (30-40 liters)
          • Torch light
          • Water bottle (Minimum 1 liter)
          • Small Hand Towel

          2. Guide 

          We provide experienced, knowledgeable and honest guide with good communication skills in English language to make your trip wonderful. The guide will provide all the information about the mountains, different histories, cultures, traditions and many more. After giving the best services along with the hard works up in the mountains, guides and porters expect some tips from your side. Tipping culture is very common in tourism sector.

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