Trekking in Nepal
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Buddhist Cultural Tour In Nepal - 9 Days

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Trip Highlights

  • Visit Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha, the founder of Buddhism
  • Boudhanath, one of the world’s biggest stupa standing on octagonal square
  • Swayambhunath, the sacred stupa is considered self originated Buddhist shrine
  • Visit to Namobudha & Kapan monastery.
  • Visit world peace stupa which offers the scenic views of the green hills, Fewa Lake and Pokhara valley.
We all know that Nepal is known as a birthplace of Buddha. In this birth place of Lord Buddha, you are heartily welcome!
Buddhist culture tour in Nepal leads you to the significant historical places of Buddhist sites, Monasteries and stupas culture and lifestyle of Buddhist people including the birth place of Lord Buddha- Lumbini. The Buddhist sites are broadcast in different parts of the country as Kathmandu, Pokhara, Lumbini and many others places. The Buddhist cultural tour in Nepal can be mixed with natural tours.
Buddhist culture tour will starts from Kathmandu, as a center of cultural values. UNESCO heritage sites Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Namo Buddha and Kapan Monastery are major Buddhist destinations in Kathmandu. Furthermore, journey leads us to Pokhara’s eco- cultural fraternity. In Pokhara we will visit world peace stupa and Tibetan refugee camp which are the major Buddhists places to search in Pokhara where you can touch the real lifestyle and cultural practices of Tibetan Buddhists.
Buddhist culture tour leads to our core destination Lumbini, which is the birth place of Lord Buddha. Here you will detect various sacred sites and monasteries made by many countries.
We know that Lumbini is a birth place of Lord Buddha. It has got long history related to Buddhism. Kapilvastu is a place in Lumbini where Buddha was born around 6th century B.C. It says that, Maya Devi mother of Lord Buddha  gave birth to Lord Buddha on the way to her parent’s home in Devadaha.
 
In Lumbini we can see many monasteries made by different countries, but most important temple at Lumbini is Maya Devi temple, which enshrines the traditional site of the Buddha’s birth. Another main sight of interest at Lumbini is Ashoka’s pillar which is situated near the temple which is protected by a small fence, which is decorated with prayer flags. Nowadays Lumbini has become an international spiritual center for both Buddhist pilgrims and tourists of varied faiths.
Our core trek operates other many more cultural tour packages in Nepal, which covers both Hindu and Buddhist culture, norms and traditions.
 
Outline itinerary

Day 1: Arrivel in Kathmandu international airport (1300m) Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2: Day2 Visit to Namobudha & Kapan monastery. Overnight at Kapan Monastery.

Day 3: Sightseeing in Swoyambhunath and Boudhanath stupa.  Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 4: Kathmandu to Pokhara, 6-7 hours drive. Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 5: Visit to world peace stupa and Tibetan refugee camp. Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 6: Pokhara  to Lumbini, 6-7 hours drive. Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 7: Explore to Lumbini. Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 8: Lumbini to Kathmandu , 7-8 hours drive. Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 9: Departure.

Cost Includes

  • Arrival and Departure all transportation (airport to Hotel to airport)
  • 3 Stars level Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu, Pokhara & Lumbini.
  • Transport by comfortable vehicles. (depend on group size)
  • One night sleep in Kapan Monastery guest house.
  • English Speaking trained and experienced tour guide.
  • Welcome and farewell Dinner.
  • Company T- shirt & City map.
  • All Monastery entry fee.
  • Tourist service charge, VAT, Governments Tax .          

DETAILS ITINERARY

Day 1

​Arrival in Kathmandu international airport (1300m)

Once you arrive in Kathmandu airport, our representative member will meet you and transferred to the selected hotel by private vehicle. At evening you will enjoy welcome dinner with Nepali cuisine. Overnight at Hotel.(Meal Included: Dinner)

Day 2

Visit to Namobudha & Kapan monastery.

After taking breakfast, we will drive to Dhulikhel. It lies just 35 km from east of Kathmandu. Buddhist called Namobudha “Tagmologin”, the famous Buddhist spot where Lord Buddha sacrificed his body to hungry Tigress and its cubs. After visiting Namobuddha we will move towards to Kapan monastery which lies at kapan Hill. Kapan monastery is a main place for Buddhist study, meditation, retreat and practice. Kapan is situated on the boundary of Kathmandu, near Boudhanath. It is about 16km from the city, and 6km from the airport. Kapan monastery follows Gelug tradition of Tibetan Mahayana Buddhism under the guidance of Lama Zopa Rinpoche. In kapan monastery there is also a nunnery nearby the main monastery, known as the Khachoe Ghakyil Ling Nunnery, home to about 400 nuns. overnight at  Kapan monastery guesthouse. (Meal Included: Breakfast)

Day 3

​Sightseeing in Swoyambhunath and Boudhanath stupa.

We drive to Boudhanath stupa in the morning, which is one of the biggest stupas in the world and an important Buddhist pilgrimage. The area of Boudhanath is also famous for over 50 Tibetan Gompas or Monasteries. Boudhanath stupa was design with hundreds of prayer wheels and the 108 images of the Boudha set into the niches around the huge structure. After sightseeing of Boudhanath we will proceed towards to Swoyambhunath, which is one of the aged Buddhist monuments in the world. Swoyambhunath is known as a “monkey temple” large numbers of monkey are there. Swoyambhunath is famous for Buddhist pilgrimage. Overnight at Hotel. (Meal Included: Breakfast)

Day 4

​Kathmandu to Pokhara, 6-7 hours drive.

After breakfast, we will drive to Pokhara by tourist bus. 7 hours drive enjoying with elegant green hills, rivers, terraces, forests, human settlements and wonderful landscapes. Finally we will reach to Pokhara. .(Meal Included: Breakfast)

Day 5

​Visit to world peace stupa and Tibetan refugee camp.

After breakfast, we will visit some of prominent Buddhist monuments of Pokhara. We will visit world peace stupa which was built by a Japanese organization above the Fewa Lake. This place also offers the scenic views of the green hills, Fewa Lake and we can view of Pokhara valley also. After visiting of world peace stupa we will drive to Hyanhja to visit Tibetan refugee camp which lies at Hyanhja, the location for Tibetan refugee camp who fled Tibet after the Cultural Revolution in China. Visiting Tibetan refugee camp we will return back to Pokhara .  Overnight at Hotel. (Meal Included: Breakfast)

Day 6

Pokhara to Lumbini, 6-7 hours drive.

After breakfast, we will drive to Lumbini which takes 6-7 hours from Pokhara. Upon reaching Lumbini we will shift to hotel and explore around to see the local lifestyle. Overnight at Hotel. (Meal Included: Breakfast)

Day 7

​Explore to Lumbini.

Lumbini is one of the world’s major religious. It is the traditional birthplace of Lord Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. Lord Buddha was born in the 6th century B.C. According to Buddhist tradition, Maya Devi gave birth to Lord Buddha. In Lumbini first of all we will visit the Mayadevi temple which is built on the exact place where Buddha was born. And we will visit Ashoka pillar which is close to Mayadevi temple. We also visit museum and peace pagoda and many more monasteries made by many countries. Overnight at Hotel. (Meal Included: Breakfast)

Day 8

​Lumbini to Kathmandu , 7-8 hours drive.

After visiting Lumbini we will head back to Kathmandu. It is about 300 kilometers journey from Lumbini to Kathmandu. The journey would take 7-8 hours. Traveling around 7-8 hours we will arrive in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel. Today is your last day to stay in Nepal so we are offering you a farewell dinner at Traditional Nepalese restaurant.  Overnight at Hotel. (Meal Included: Breakfast, & Dinner)

Day 9

​Departure

Ending of our Buddhist culture tour it time to say goodbye to the birthplace of Buddha. We hope you enjoyed the tour with us. Hoping to see you again we will transfer you to the airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight. (Meal Included: Breakfast)

Cost Includes

  • Arrival and Departure all transportation (airport to Hotel to airport)
  • 3 Stars level Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu, Pokhara & Lumbini.
  • Transport by comfortable vehicles. (depend on group size)
  • One night sleep in Kapan Monastery guest house.
  • English Speaking trained and experienced tour guide.
  • Welcome and farewell Dinner.
  • Company T- shirt & City map.
  • All Monastery entry fee.
  • Tourist service charge, VAT, Governments Tax .          

Cost Excludes

  • All kind of beverage including mineral water, Phone calls, laundry, hot shower during Trek
  • Travel and Rescue Insurance
  • Tipping to crew and meals at Kathmandu
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended 
  • International airfare and airport departure tax
  • Visa fee, you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu
  • Do not mention the services apart from the services mentioned in "Cost Included services"
Note 
  1. The above itinerary can be customized according to your preferences. If you want to make any changes please write here.
  2. The above trekking can also be done in camping. If you are interested in camping trek, for the pricewrite here.
  3. The above price is standard rate, If you want deluxe rate please Contact Us

Trip Extension 
• Home stay in Nepal
• Volutourism in Nepal
• Rafting in Nepal
• Mountain flight in Nepal.
• Bhutan paro tour 
• Cycling tour

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Trip Facts

Duration: 9 Days
Accomodation: Hotel
Seasons : March , April , May , Aug, Sep, Oct & Nov.
Type: Easy
Activities : Sightseeing
No. of Pax : 1-12 pax.
Starts From : Kathmandu
Ends at : Kathmandu

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