Buddhist religious Pilgrimage Tour

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  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Duration: 5 Days
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
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Buddhist religious pilgrimage tour is focused only for Buddhist religious traveler in Nepal those who is really interest in Buddhist religion. This tour is specially designed for Buddhist religious pilgrimage from South Asia, East Asia and those wish to learn and know more about Buddhism. Since Lord Buddha was born in Nepal about 2500 years ago, Nepal is a country of Buddhist and birth place of Lord Buddha, which symbolize meaning apostle of peace in the earth. This pilgrimage tour is very short tour that takes you to the main highlights place of Buddhist monasteries, shrines and the place of Lord Buddha at Lumbini. Buddhist religious pilgrimage tour is one of lifetime experience pilgrimage tour of Buddhist culture, tradition and deeply respect to the Buddhism of Nepal

Buddhist religious Pilgrimage Tour includes Birth place of Buddha, Monasteries, Religious Tour trip lets you explore ancient Buddhist temples and shrines of Boudhanath Swoyambunath Stupa. On this trip you will have exquisite visit to Buddhist monasteries. You can have a 360 degree view of Kathmandu valley from Swoyambhunath. After morning tour of Boudhanath we will fly to lumbini.

Lumbini is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the Rupandehi district of Nepal. It is the place where Queen Mayadevi is said to have given birth to Siddhartha Gautama, who as the Buddha Gautama founded the Buddhist tradition. The Buddha lived between roughly 563 and 483 BCE. Lumbini is one of four magnets for pilgrimage that sprang up in places pivotal to the life of the Buddha, the others being at Kushinagar, Bodh Gaya, and Sarnath.

Lumbini is in the foothills of the Himalaya, 25 km east of the municipality of Kapilavastu, where the Buddha is said to have lived till the age of 29. Kapilvastu is the name of the place in question as well as of the neighboring district. Lumbini has a number of temples, including the Mayadevi temple and others. Also here is the Puskarini or Holy Pond. Where the Buddhas mother took the ritual dip prior to his birth and where he, too, had his first bath - as well as the remains of Kapilvastu palace. At other sites near Lumbini, earlier Buddhas were, according to tradition, born, achieved ultimate awakening and finally relinquished earthly form.

Your next destination is Namo Buddha, The supreme sacred place known as Namo Buddha is located in the mountains about 2 hours from Kathmandu. It is one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Nepal and one of the holiest in the world. It is known as the place where the Buddha, in a previous life as a prince, gave his body to a starving tigress and her cubs. There is a very old temple in the village of Namo Buddha, located below Thrangu Rinpoches land, which sits on the top of the mountain. Several lamas have determined that the actual site where the Buddha gave his body is actually on Thrangu Rinpoches property near the retreat center. There is a cave with statues of the prince, the tigress and the cubs on this site. Namo Buddha is otherwise known by Tibetans and people of the Himalayan regions as Takmo Lu Jin, which is literally Tigress Body Generosity.

During the course of this trip, you will be guided along the most popular places like Pharping. Which is an ancient renowned city situated in Southern Region of Kathmandu. It was popular with the name Shikharapuri Mahanagari (Metropolitan City) which was recognized as an independent state with 48000 people in ancient time. So Shikharapur is an ancient name of Pharping village. Shikharapur was independent Newari State when Gopaleshowr Temple was in the middle of Pharping. It was an established state at that time when Kathmandu Valley was a lake. It is said there was no existence of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur. Later Goddess Manjushree cut the Chovar gorge and the water of valley flowed outside then after valley became suitable to stay. Hence, Pharping has its own ancient history, so, it is considered as a History of Village. Its also said that Great Gurus of Hinduism and Buddhism get enlightened at Pharping. Its also famous as a religious place. For example; Great Guru Padmasambhava got enlightened at Asura Cave, Gorakhanath and Sheshnarayan Cave at Pharping. Its important religious place for Buddhist pilgrimages as well.

Day to day itinerary:

  • Day 1:Arrive in Kathmandu & Transfer into Hotel.
  • Day 2:Morning tour of Boudhanath & fly to Lumbini, Tour of Birth place of Buddha and sacred garden
  • Day 3:Half day tour of Buddhist monasteries at Lumbini and after noon flight back to Kathmandu
  • Day 4:Full day tour of Buddhist Religious places Namobuddha, Pharping & Monasteries around Kathmandu
  • Day 5:Morning visit to Swoyambunath Stupa and drive to Airport and departure.

Cost Include

  • Kathmandu International Airport arrival & Departure Transfer by Comfortable CAR/ VAN/ HIACE
  • 3 Nights twin Sharing basis Hotel Accommodation with Breakfast including taxes in Kathmandu
  • 1 Night twin Sharing basis Hotel Accommodation with Breakfast including taxes in Lumbini
  • Round Trip( Kathmandu- Lumbini- Kathmandu) flight with all taxes
  • Round Trip( Kathmandu- Lumbini- Kathmandu) flight with all taxes for Guide
  • Tour in Lumbini(birth place of Lord Buddha) Mayadevi Temple( temple of Buddha mother), different Buddhist countries represented monasteries, Sacred Garden, stupa
  • Tour of world’s biggest and tallest Buddhist stupa, Stupa of Swoyambunath( self originated), popular Buddhist monasteries around Kathmandu, Tour of Namobuddha( a pristine place where Buddha feed his flesh to the dying tigers, also Known as Greeting’s to Buddha), Pharping( a Buddhist religious place)
  • English speaking Experienced Tour guide from Arrival to final Departure
  • Entrance fees of all temples/Stupas/Monasteries in Kathmandu & Lumbini
  • Experienced Driver in whole tour
  • Agency service charge and all Govt. Applicable taxes

Cost Exclude

  • Visa for Nepal( US$ 25), Flight to Nepal
  • Lunch & Dinner during tour Except Mentioned in Itinerary
  • Any bottled Drinks, personal Expenses
  • Tips for Guide & Driver
  • Mountain flight/ Everest View flight cost US$ 170 and INR 4730 for Indian Nationals( optional)

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrive in Kathmandu & Transfer into Hotel.
  • Day 2Morning tour of Boudhanath & fly to Lumbini, Tour of Birth place of Buddha and sacred garden
  • Day 3Half day tour of Buddhist monasteries at Lumbini and after noon flight back to Kathmandu
  • Day 4Full day tour of Buddhist Religious places Namobuddha, Pharping & Monasteries around Kathmandu
  • Day 5Morning visit to Swoyambunath Stupa and drive to Airport and departure.

Cost Include

  • Kathmandu International Airport arrival & Departure Transfer by Comfortable CAR/ VAN/ HIACE
  • 3 Nights twin Sharing basis Hotel Accommodation with Breakfast including taxes in Kathmandu
  • 1 Night twin Sharing basis Hotel Accommodation with Breakfast including taxes in Lumbini
  • Round Trip( Kathmandu- Lumbini- Kathmandu) flight with all taxes
  • Round Trip( Kathmandu- Lumbini- Kathmandu) flight with all taxes for Guide
  • Tour in Lumbini(birth place of Lord Buddha) Mayadevi Temple( temple of Buddha mother), different Buddhist countries represented monasteries, Sacred Garden, stupa
  • Tour of world’s biggest and tallest Buddhist stupa, Stupa of Swoyambunath( self originated), popular Buddhist monasteries around Kathmandu, Tour of Namobuddha( a pristine place where Buddha feed his flesh to the dying tigers, also Known as Greeting’s to Buddha), Pharping( a Buddhist religious place)
  • English speaking Experienced Tour guide from Arrival to final Departure
  • Entrance fees of all temples/Stupas/Monasteries in Kathmandu & Lumbini
  • Experienced Driver in whole tour
  • Agency service charge and all Govt. Applicable taxes

Cost Exclude

  • Visa for Nepal( US$ 25), Flight to Nepal
  • Lunch & Dinner during tour Except Mentioned in Itinerary
  • Any bottled Drinks, personal Expenses
  • Tips for Guide & Driver
  • Mountain flight/ Everest View flight cost US$ 170 and INR 4730 for Indian Nationals( optional)
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