Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour
Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour. The Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions apart from trekking offers cultural and pilgrimage tours in scenic hills resorts.
Budhhist Pilgrimages’ Tour Sites
Swayambhunath: It is an ancient religious architecture atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley. In Tibetan, its also known as “Phapasingkui”, which means ‘Sublime Trees’.
Boudhanath: It is a historic stupa in Kathmandu probably built around the fifth century. Located about 11 km (6.8 mi) from the center and northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu. The stupa’s massive mandala makes it one of the largest spherical stupas in Nepal.
Pharping: About 19km south of Kathmandu, Pharping is a thriving Newari town whose ancient Buddhist pilgrimage sites have been taken over by large numbers of Tibetans.
Kapan Monastery It is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery near Boudhanath, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal. It is a member of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), an international network of Gelugpa dharma centers, and once served as its headquarters.
Namo Buddha: It is a small village with an ancient stupa. 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.
Lumbini: It is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the Rupandehi District of Nepal. It is the place where, according to Buddhist tradition, Queen Mayadevi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama in 563 BCE.
Kapilvastu: Kapilvastu is one of a district in mid-western part of Nepal. This District was a part of the ancient Shakya Kingdom ruled by King Śuddhodana who was the father of Gautama Buddha. The remain of ancient palace, and where Buddha spent his childhood.
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.