Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour engulfs the visit to various Buddhist religious sites in different parts of Nepal.
Anyone who wants to rejuvenate the spiritual and religious aspirations of Buddhism is urged to visit Nepal. Talking about the history of Buddhism. It was originated after the birth of Lord Buddha in Lumbini in round 536. Since then, Nepal has been a sacred place for meditation and spiritual exercises from various Buddhist monks and religious leaders.
Truly Nepal is a paradise for those who want to experience their quality time. Lying in the lap of nature. Popular among the pilgrims from different countries. Asa a result, this tour has a lot to offer. Nepal acts as the central hub for all Buddhists because Maya Devi gave Lord Buddha birth in this beautiful country. Therefore this is the primary reason why this land offers various types of Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour.
Nepal Buddhist Tour is a popular tour package for the entire Buddhist tourist. They visit various shrines to get knowledge about Buddha, his Birth Place, the origin of Buddhism, and meditation from the Lama. Tourism, indeed, is a vital factor for promoting Nepali Buddhism to the world. There are various remarkable and essential architectural sites scattered in different cities of Nepal.
Your Nepal Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour commences from the vibrant city Kathmandu; you will first visit the largest Buddhists Stupa “BoudhanathStupa.” Bouddhanath Monastery, Nepal’s largest monastery located 7 km east of Kathmandu Durbar Square. It is one of the most important pilgrimage sites in the world and the largest stupa in Nepal. This Stupa is also included in the World Heritage Cultural site list by UNESCO.
Swayambhunath Monastery is a traditional Buddhist shrine that is located on the top of the Kathmandu valley, is the second most religiously important place in Kathmandu. This temple is called Monkey temple and is also listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. After that, you can visit Kopan Monastery. The course and spiritual atmosphere are famous worldwide that visitors from the entire world influxes in Nepal to attend and learn this course as well as enjoying the serene spiritual atmosphere of the place specially designed for study purposes.
You will then head towards Namobuddha, one of the most pilgrimage sites is located 42km (26 miles) southeast of Kathmandu. This Monastery is particularly famous for Tibetan Buddhists and one of the best shrines with Himalayan views. After that, your destination is Lumbini, and it is the major attraction of the tour. Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, is now a UNESCO world heritage site. You can explore Maya Devi temple, Ashoka Pillar, Pushkarini Pond, Kapilbastu Kingdom Complex, and meditate under the Bodhi tree in the hope of finding enlightenment. You will also visit some historical Durbar squares in Kathmandu. Your trip will be a combination of historical and religious importance.
Nepal is a country with a vast number of temples that are scattered in various places Nepal. Thus, Nepal’s calendar is filled with different festivals that are celebrated throughout the year.
Nepal has always been a famous pilgrimage for Hindus and Buddhists, and the religious tolerance in this country has been an example in the whole world as the Christians and Muslims and other minority religions are living in this country with great harmony and cooperation. Nepal is the country of Pashupatinath. Therefore this is the most sacred temple of Lord Shiva and Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha.
A Buddhist pilgrimage tour in Nepal has countless options. To name a few: Lumbini, Swayambhunath Stupa, Halesi Mahadev, Boudhanath Stupa.
Nepal is also famous as it is the primary gateway to Kailash Mansarovar. The mythical abode of Lord Shiva. Peoples from different parts of Nepal and India influxes Nepal for Temple visiting purposes during the festive period.
Here we present some of the most famous and visited Buddhist pilgrimage tour
Visit the birthplace of Buddha
Visit UNESCO world heritage sites and city of temples
Opportunity to learn the life story of Lord Buddha.
Hear insightful narration from the expert guide during the tour.
Stay in the well-qualified and best hotel in the city
Explore the famous beautiful town of Kathmandu, as well as Dhulikhel, and Lumbini.
Boudhanath stupa, Swayambhunathstupa, as well as Namo Buddha. Buddha’s birthplace Lumbini is a significant sacred place that possesses the tremendous religious significance of Buddhism. Hundreds of thousands of decent followers of Buddhism visit Nepal to enjoy the holiday residing in the Buddhist communities.
The Pilgrimage pilgrimage Tour in Nepal square measure mostly in style among Hindus and Buddhists. Therefore, thousands of pilgrims visit Nepal per annum to pay court to the revered Gods and divinity.
Our Buddhist pilgrimage tour gives you the chance to visit the famous Buddhis sites of Nepal, including Lumbini, Boudhanath stupa. Namobuddhha and others. Along with this, there are dozens of Buddhist Monasteries and Stupas scattered in different places of Nepal. Each of these stupas has its unique features and beauty. I am sure that you will have a fabulous Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal. Himalayan Country Nepal serves as heaven and offers the bests Buddhist tour for those interested in the Buddhist religion.
Lumbini is one of the most popular holiest Buddhist pilgrimage places in the world and is located in Rupendehi District.
It is lying in Nepal in the foothills of the Himalayas, which is about 22 km far from Bhairahawa. It is 230 km far away from Kathmandu, the capital city, 122 km from Gorakhpur city in Uttar Pradesh, India. Exploring monasteries, trying different Indian/Nepali food in the street, and also riding a bicycle along the edges of rural terrain, and attending meditation classes are the major activities you can do in Lumbini. this is the best pilgrimage tour in Nepal.
Lumbini is the ultimate pilgrimage site for every Buddhist. Lord Gautam Buddha was born at Lumbini while his mother was on her way to parental home from Kapilvastu. We will visit the Maya Devi temple and meditate under the Bodhi tree in the hope of finding enlightenment. The inside of the temple is with the old mark stone of Gautam Buddha’s Birthplace. You can’t capture pictures inside the temple
Undoubtedly, Nepal is one of the best destinations for visitors who dreamt of traveling the mythical nation on a reasonable budget. You can have the most memorable Buddhist pilgrimage tour in Nepal. We are here to help you with some of the most selective and famous tours for having a stunning Pilgrimage trip in Nepal. Find out your convenient date as suit your holiday, or if required any information drop your inquiry mail to us, we will be happy to customize accordingly.
Nepal, which is in between China and India, is one of the fascinating places on earth. You should travel in some way today because other cultures and places will add different colors to your life. Nepal is known as the land of snowy peaks, impressive mountains, and also its incredible landscapes. It is a country filled with diverse cultures, enormous adventure, and many more. Most importantly, it is home to 8 tallest mountains among the ten tallest mountains in the world. If you want to know more here about the Lumbini Nepal tour
Lumbini Nepal tour is the best explores the place for adventure junkies from all over the world. The dazzling mountains have a lot to offer. Best hiking package, mountaineering, trekking as well as paragliding are the major adventure activities you must try in the Mountain region. As well as there is the complete array of outdoor activities that most adventure lovers seek. Nepal is the home to Majestic Mountain, Mt. Everest, and also the Birthplace of Lord Buddha.
The breathtaking country Nepal covers diverse landscapes around the Himalayan Mountains and flat expansive plains in the south. Nepal has a lot of offers ranging from Pilgrimage tours, Historical place visits, Religious tours, trekking in the lap of the Himalayas.
You will be provided with a close insight into the life of Lord Buddha and knowledge about the development of Buddhism in the Lumbini Nepal Tour Package. You will enjoy the beauty of this fantastic paradise, Nepal.
Vibrant culture, Charismatic people, sparkling mountains, Deep gorges, etc. are the major perks of Nepal’s visit and the significant factors that make Nepal an ideal destination for adventures and culture.
Lumbini is one of the most popular holiest pilgrimage places in the world and is located in Rupendehi District. Lumbini, t is in the UNESCO world heritage sites now. We can explore the different monasteries, trying different Nepali food in the street, riding a bicycle along the edges of rural terrain, and attending meditation classes are the major activities you can do in Lumbini.
Lumbini Nepal is the famous Buddhists Pilgrimage site, located in the Rupan Delhi district, Nepal. You can get the best meditation class at Lumbini in various meditation centers run by Buddhists Monks. You can explore the dynamic environment and enjoy yourself. Maya Devi Temple discovered a few years ago, is the most beautiful part of Lumbini, which was dedicated to the mother of Lord Buddha.
This place is famous for the birthplace of Lord Buddha. This place is considered holy because Queen Maya Devi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautam in this place. Siddhartha Gautama lived roughly between 623 and 543 BCE, and he founded d Buddhism as Gautama Buddha.
The Lumbini Nepal Tour Package goes along with Maya Devi temple, Kudan, Devadaha, Aurorakot, Gotihawa, Tilaurakot, Sagarhawa, Niglihawa, and Ramagrama. This all bears great significance to the enlightenment, life, and death of Buddha. Lumbini consists of several temples, Monasteries, and many other constructions.
Puskarini, a holy pond where the Buddha’s mother took a bath before giving birth to Buddha, lies in Lumbini.
General Facts of Lumbini Tour:
Trip Days: 5 Days.
Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel (Can be upgraded as per requirement).
Tour Attraction: Most of the Buddhist Shrines of Lumbini, Maya Devi Temple
Maya Devi temple is also calling as the spiritual heart of Lumbini Nepal. The temple has the place, where Queen Maya Devi gave birth to Lord Buddha in around 563 BC. The sacred garden is adjoined with this temple and has great importance as well. The garden comprises of Pillar of Ashoka, maroon- and saffron-robed monks, an old piece of stupas and the sacred Bodhi Tree, etc.
You can find a separate ticket inspection booth and entrance inside the temple premises. This place is well-secure as it is one of the famous religious sites in the world. You are can’t take photographs inside the Maya Devi temple. AS well as you will see the hoarding board indicating the restriction of pictures. Inside the temple premises, you can see the drawing portraying the birth of Lord Buddha.
The Ashoka pillar is the oldest in Nepal and was erected by Emperor Ashoka (249 BC), who visited the park. therefore you will see the sandstone carvings of the birth of Buddha. At that place, Queen Maya Devi was also worshipped as a Hindu mother goddess. Beneath the stone, there is the spot where Buddha was born. This Maya Devi temple is also regarded as the heart of Lumbini.
The Lumbini garden is attached to the temple, where the stone pillar was erected by the Indian Emperor Ashoka around 245 BC. The garden saves the exact birthplace of Buddha. However, the entire area of the temple is called the garden.
It is the sacred pond where Maya Devi bathed before the birth of Buddha. There are the dots around the grounds, that shows the ruined foundation of huge bricks of stupas and monasteries, dated back to the 2nd century to 9th Century AD. The pond lies to the south of the temple.
The most colorful and decorated tree in Lumbini is the “Bodhi Tree” which lies inside the temple premises. Although The physical outlook of a tree is decorated nicely and is characterized by heart-shaped leaves. The tree is famous as Lord Buddha achieved enlightenment in India. Therefore You can explore Maya Devi temple and meditate under the Bodhi tree in the hope of finding wisdom.
You can Visit Lumbini either by Flight or by Drive. Featured below is the short itinerary by flight:
Nevertheless, Nepal is a country full of religious and cultural beauty. You are always welcome to the land of the Himalayas. Above the Himalaya, the team will assure you to make your journey worth able and successful.
You will get a chance to experience the life of Lord Buddha and also can gain knowledge about the development of Buddhism.
Lumbini Nepal Tour Package.
You can see the 62 archaeological sites which are scattering outside the Lumbini Garden. Hiking around Pokhara Lake, Visiting Chitwan national park, Trek to Everest Base Camp, Pilgrimage tour in Nepal, etc. are the different packages. Therefore we offer for your entertainment purpose.
Halesi Mahadev is the best Buddhist pilgrimage tour place for the pilgrims’ people who like to visit the religious sites of Nepal. Temple is located in the Khotang District of Nepal. It is also the natural cave, which lies in the 4th remote hilly region. It is saying to be in existence for 6000 years. The Temple is very old. People believe Lord Shiva came to the place to hide from the Demon Bhasmasur. Lord Shiva Killed the Demon in the same place.
After the demon was killed with the help of the sly mind of Lord Vishnu. Shiva along with his consort Parvati made these caves their abode. Halesi Mahadev darshan tour is also a holy site for Buddhists. The local people believing that Guru Padmasambhava, the second Buddha meditated here for three months. We can view the three caves on the hilltop that represent the three eyes of Lord Shiva. Many people from the Hindu and Buddhist communities come to this place during Shivaratri, Ram Navami, and Ganesh Chaturthi.
This temple lies in a mysterious, beautiful cave in a hilly region. This area is in the holy rivers Dudh Koshi to the right and Sunkoshi to the places of Nepal. it is very popular with equal status to the Pashupatinath Temple of Kathmandu. Halesi Mahadev Darshan tour Package in Nepal is for 2 Nights 3 Days. which is entirely worthy of Culture. It is Historical, heritage sites, and ancient temples.
Nepal’s cultural heritage Tour takes you to the heritage sites of Nepal. Let’s encounter the Fascinating art and unique and varied architecture. beautiful landscapes, tons of mesmerizing Beside this, the major cities in Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur. Which depicts elegant ancient architectural monuments and arts. Nepal Mountains is extraordinarily beautiful in the whole world. Buddhist pilgrimage tour takes you along the diversity of Gods and Goddesses. They are beautifully decorated temples and stupas, Monasteries are another attractive factor that enhances tourism. In our Buddhist pilgrimage tour, you will enjoy the stunning mountains that will make you stay forever.
The incredible Buddhist pilgrimage Tour will refresh your mind, soul, and reinvigorate your body. However, Nepal is a country filled with festivals. It is impossible to escape from the diverse festivals while you stay in Nepal. Besides the places mentioned above. You can also take a quick trip to Dhulikhel, Panauti, Namobuddha. You can take a look at some of the pilgrimage sites such as Manakama, Gosaikunda, Pathivara, Halesi Mahadev, etc., and many more.
Thus, Nepal has enormous natural and artificial sources of beauty, and you will never feel exhausted by seeing it. Moreover, exploring the beautiful cities, enjoying its luxurious facilities. Enjoy the diverse culture and tradition. learning about various flora and fauna. Watch the stunning mountain views are the prominent peaks of the Nepal Cultural Tour.
Having a Buddhist pilgrimage tour will provide you an experience of the cultural delights. Explore the lifestyle of different diverse cultures, and add extra excitement to your trip. Thus, the Above the Himalaya Team will assure your trip will be memorable throughout the lifetime.
For the best packing for the Buddhist pilgrimage tour, it is better you can check the weather before you start packing. Even if you won’t be traveling for a few weeks or months, you can check the average highs and lows to help you anticipate your wardrobe needs as you prepare.
This is also a good idea to pack the below things if in case your checked luggage is delayed:
Trip Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days
Season: All year round
Age Group: All
The high light of the trips: Visiting Nepal’s most popular touristic spots, cultural hearts & religious sites
Transportation: Private chattered- Car/ Van/Bus depends on group size / Flight
Tour Type: Fully guided
Accommodation: Deluxe Hotel at Kathmandu, Resort/Hotel in Lumbini, Hotel and Lunch & Dinner self, Breakfast available
Places to visit: Kathmandu valley sightseeing (Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Namo Buddha Monastery visit, Lumbini Sightseeing).
It is easy to get a Nepal visa for travelers, First, be sure you have a valid passport with at least 6 months’ validity from the return date. You can obtain visas for Nepal from the Nepalese Consulate in your country or upon arrival at Kathmandu Airport. USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency for 15 days for single/multiple entries. If you get a visa for 30 days It is USD 50 or equivalent convertible currency. USD 125 or equivalent convertible currency for 90 days for single/multiple entries.
Currency & Money exchange
While you are doing the Buddhist pilgrimage tour for your extra expenses you need Nepali rupees,. Nepal banks notes comes in Rupees 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 250, 500, 1000 denominations. Coins come in Rupees 1, 2, 5, and also 10 denominations. We suggest you exchange only with banks or authorized money exchangers. The receipts of such transactions are to be obtained and retained. Visitors can exchange foreign currency at the foreign exchange counter at the airport upon arrival too but the rate is lower there. You can better exchange money changers and in the Bank in the city. Visitors other than the Indian nationals have to make the payment in foreign currency (non-Indian currency) in hotels, trekking agencies or travel agencies, and air tickets.
Nepal has an electrical voltage of 220-240 volts. It supplies current at 50Mhz. Most of the electric plugs in Nepal are two or three prongs that are in a round shape. During the Himalaya tour in Nepal, you can use 3 types of plugs. Types C, D, and M, Plug type C are with the two round pins, plug type D is the plug which has three round pins in a triangular pattern and plug type M has three round pins.
Type C: It is also known as the standard “Euro” plug.
Type D: Tis socket works in some African and Asian countries with Nepal.
Type M: It also looks like plug D, but with larger pins. This socket only works with plug M.
While you are on the tour you may not able to charge your phone so better you can get the power bank. Hope this will be helpful information for your Nepal family tour.
After completing your Buddhist pilgrimage tour and if you have more time you can do different activities in Nepal. Nepal is famous for its world’s best trekking trail from day hiking to 2 weeks trek. you can choose any of our trekking packages. If you need extra night hotel services after finish your tour we can arrange it at a reasonable cost. you can do the extra tour in Kathmandu city also or join an an-hour scenic flight over Mount Everest. Furthermore, we are also offering Tibet and Bhutan tours.
Day 01 - Meeting you at Kathmandu Airport and Transfer to hotel. hotel
You will be meted and greeted by our office staff at TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport) after your arrival. Then you will be transferred to the hotel. After some refreshment, you should complete some official formalities.
Our expert tour guide will give you a brief introduction to the package and tour itinerary. You will have leisure time for you. In the evening, you can stroll around the famous street in Kathmandu.
Accommodation- 3-star Deluxe Hotel in Kathmandu
Day 02 - Sightseeing around Kathmandu (Buddhist Sites).
On the second day of your tour. After your breakfast, our tour guide with a private car and driver take you to the destination. You will be guided towards the Buddhist sites of Kathmandu. You will visit Boudhanath (the largest stupa in Nepal) and Swyambunath temple (famous monkey temple). Lunch at Bouddnath. You will then visit some of the famous historical places of Kathmandu, the oldest exciting Buddhist city of Patan.
In the evening, return to the hotel. Leisure walk around Thamel
Overnight at Hotel
Day 03 - Kathmandu to - Namo Buddha – Dhulikhel Drive.
Our guide will pick up from the hotel in the early morning. The 3rd-day tour destination is Namo Buddha.
An approximate 1.5 hrs drive from Kathmandu will take you to the top of Namo Buddha.
You will then have a full-day guided sightseeing tour around the Namo Buddha premises. This Monastery is particularly famous for Tibetan Buddhists. You can visit this Monastery to attend daily chanting chanted by Monks before 10 A.m. We will visit the Buddha Shrine, the sixteen Arhats Shrine, and the Gold Buddha Shrine, which is located just above the main monastery following the stairway up. This is one of the holiest places for Buddhist people and one of the best cultural tourist destinations.
Have a delightful lunch at Namo Buddha Monastery restaurant. Then you will reach Dhulikhel resort after a 1 hr drive from Namo Buddha. You will have a sparkling sunset view from Dhulikhel. Explore the sacred stupas and temples of the Newari town in Dhulikhel. You will be amazed by the stunning views of multiple Himalayan peaks
Accommodation- Hotel at Dhulikhel
Day 04 - Drive to Kathmandu and fly to Lumbini
Today early morning after breakfast we will drive to Airport to take the flight to Lumbini (Birth Place of Lord Buddha). during the flight, you will have spectacular views of majestic mountains such as LangtangLirung (7227m), DorjeLakpa (6966m), Gauri Shankar (7134m), and nearby Melungtse (7181m), etc. Then after having breakfast, you will head towards the domestic airport. We will transfer to the hotel from Bhairahawa Airport, Upon arrival be refresh and rest Can visit the Maya Devi temples and nearby area on your own.
Accommodation- Hotel in Lumbini
Day 05 - Lumbini Buddhist tour and evening fly back to Kathmandu.
Today you will have the full guided sightseeing tour in Lumbini. You will also get to see many new monasteries in Lumbini, that are occupied by various nations such as Myanmar Temple, China Temple, and Korean Temple.
We will go to see the Peace Pagoda, Lumbini Garden, Tara Foundation, and Dharmaswami Buddhist monastery. Besides, you can explore the dynamic environment and enjoy yourself being in a religious place, Lumbini. Visit the famous shrine of Lumbini. later afternoon. Our guide will take you to the domestic airport. You will then fly back to Kathmandu from there. After reaching Kathmandu, you will be taken to the Hotel.
Day 06 - Final depatrue, Airport drop off.
Our tour guide will transfer you to the TIA airport for the final departure.
Note: Above the Himalaya, team Note will organize different sorts of activities such as scenic trekking, Mountaineering, Pilgrimage tour, Luxury Tour in Nepal, Monastery visit, etc. for your better holiday. We will offer you the best package which is flexible for you.
The Optional tour to 2 days in Halesi Maratika also can be arranged at extra cost. which can be 1 night 2 days tour. Driving to Halesi Mahadev by a private road; will be about 8 hours drive through a scenic road. The trail crosses with several beautiful small villages and beautiful landscapes of terrace fields, green hills, and yet more. Halesi Mahadev is 222 km far from Kathmandu. The next Morning Darshan to Halesi Mahadev Temple, Halesi Cave & Many more places can be visited at Halesi Mahadev. After breakfast at the hotel and drive back to Kathmandu.
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