Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour - 7 Days

Buddhism is one of the world’s most influential religions. 10% of the world’s population follows Buddhism, making it the fifth most popular religion. The significance of Buddhist pilgrimage extends far beyond demographical facts and constraints. Nepal presents a rich illustration of Buddha’s philosophy, preaching, and Buddhist pilgrimage. Buddhism contributes to the global recognition of an exotic pilgrimage of Nepal.

Overview of the Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour

Wondering what to look forward to on a Buddhist tour to Nepal?

Here’s your quick guide to the most beautiful Buddhist places to visit when you are in Nepal.

The Buddhist pilgrimage tour in Nepal entertains you to exciting destinations. Prepare for a full day sightseeing of religious Buddhist sites in Kathmandu. Famous Buddhist temples of Nepal like Bouddhanath and Swayambhunath kick the day off. A visit to Pharping Monastery will excite your travel bug further. The next day begins with a visit to the lovely Kapan Monastery. You’ll see why it is one of the finest monasteries in Nepal.

Namo Buddha monastery is one of the marvelous Buddhist pilgrimage places near Kathmandu. It’s a remarkable addition to a list of glorious Buddhist monuments in Nepal.

After the magnificent tour around Kathmandu, it’s time to step outside the cityscape. Lumbini, the birthplace of its founder Siddhartha Gautama stands as tranquil as ever. Plunge and delve into this sublime haven of Buddhism and Buddhist conventions.

The Lumbini area nests a multitude of must-see locations in its arc. These destinations carry inspirational and spiritual significance in Buddhism. These are places like Kapilvastu, Tilaurakot, Gotihawa, and Kudan. Ashoka pillar, Maya Devi temple, and the monastic zones also offer a spectacular sight.

Here’s your moment to catch your breath. Conquer the most essential destinations of this Buddhist pilgrimage tour in one day with The Great Adventure Treks.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to a hotel.

Day 02: Tour of Bouddhanath, Swyambhunath, and Pharping.

Day03: Tour around Kapan Monastery and Namo Buddha

Day 04: Fly from Kathmandu to Bhairawa and transfer to Lumbini.

Day 05: Visit Tilaurakot, Kudan.

Day 06:  Early morning drive to Bhairawa and fly back to Kathmandu

Day 07: Final Departure to next destination 

Note: price is based on minimum of 2 people booking the trip. Solo traveller are required to inquire a different price.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to a hotel

Arrive at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. The Great Adventure Treks representative will drive you to the hotel. Take a walk around in the glorious moonlit evening. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 02: Tour of Bouddhanath, Swayambhunath, and Pharping

Early breakfast at the hotel. Full day sightseeing around Kathmandu city. Get to Bouddhanath first and then to the Swayamabhunath temple. These are two most famous Buddhist sites in Kathmandu. Spend rest of the day at Pharping Monastery, another important Buddhist shrine.

Day 03: Tour around Kapan Monastery and Namo Buddha

Sightseeing at Kapan Monastery on the outskirts of Kathmandu valley. Lunch at Kapan Monastery area. After lunch, get to Dhulikhel. The alluring serenity of Namo Buddha Monastery awaits here. Spend rest of the day exploring the Namo Buddha area.

Day 04: Fly from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa and transfer to Lumbini

Fly to Bhairahawa after breakfast and drive to the sacred realm of Lumbini. Transfer to a hotel near Lumbini touring area. Make the best out of the evening walking around. Visit Theravada monastic zone, Lumbini museum, and other places. Overnight at Lumbini.

Day 05: Visit Tilaurakot, Kudan

Sightseeing around Lumbini, the heart of the Buddhist pilgrimage tour. Visit the holy Maya Devi temple and its garden. Walk around remains dating back to as early as 563BC. Drive to Tilaurakot, a quiet town 27km from Lumbini. Visit historical sites like the 2500-year-old remains of Tilaurakot Palace. After lunch at Tilaurakot, drive to the ancient stupa of Kudan. Explore ruins around Kudan. Overnight at the hotel in Lumbini.

 

Day 06: Early morning drive to Bhairahawa and fly back to Kathmandu

After breakfast, drive to the Gautam Buddha Airport in Bhairahawa. Take a 45-minute flight back to Kathmandu. Walk around the city in the evening. Check in at the hotel in Kathmandu and refresh/relax. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 07: Final Departure to next destination

End of the grand Buddhist pilgrimage tour. After breakfast, drive to the Tribhuvan International Airport for final departure.

  • Pickup from airport and drop to hotel.
  • Accommodation at Kathmandu 3 star level hotel.
  • An experienced licensed holder Tour Guide.
  • Private transport for Kathmandu tour
  • All monuments fees.
  • Kathmandu to Bhairawa flight tickets. (30 min )
  • Pickup from Bhairawa airport and drive to Lumbini (30 min )
  • Accommodation in Lumbini with breakfast.
  • Lumbini, Tilaurakot and Kudan private tour.
  • Lumbini hotel to airport drop
  • Lumbini to Kathmandu flight ticket
  • Services as per itinerary.
  • All local and government taxes.
  • Airport departure

  • Lunch and dinner
  • Soft and hard drinks
  • Your travel insurance
  • International flight and visa cost.
  • Any expense of personal nature
  • Tips for guides or other staffs.
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Price From USD $ 850/person
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Total $ 850 USD

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