Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour

About Trip

Nepal is the birth place of Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. A visit to his birth place is a sacred journey to pay him respect for giving the world such a powerful way of living with peace and harmony.

Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour is a trip that takes you on a sacred journey to the birth place of Buddha, Lumbini, and other major sacred Buddhist sites in Nepal. While on the journey, you will explore and experience the spiritual vibrations of beautiful Buddhist stupas; indulge in the vibrations of monasteries and also experience the local Buddhist culture and life style. Eventually, you go to Lumbini, the birth place of Buddha, to explore sacred garden, Mayadevi temple and several monasteries inside the complex.

You will feel your devotion to the happy and harmonious life growing even stronger with all the energies that the places you visit give you. Set yourself up for the sacred pilgrimage to the land of Buddha; pay your respect to the founder of happy life and fill your life with abundance of positive energy. 

Trip Highlights

  • Kathmandu Buddhist Cultural sightseeing tour
  • Beautiful monastery indulgence at Namo Buddha
  • Pokhara sightseeing tour with a peaceful boating trip
  • Spectacular sunrise trip with a close up view of Annapurna range
  • Spiritual exploration in Lumbini

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:Kathmandu Arrival (1350m).
  • Day 02:Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour – Namo Buddha – B.D
  • Day 03:Namo Buddha Exploration – Kathmandu – B
  • Day 04:Kathmandu – Pokhara 900m - B
  • Day 05:Pokhara Exploration – B
  • Day 06:Pokhara – Lumbini – B.L.D
  • Day 07:Lumbini Activity Day – B.L.D
  • Day 08:Lumbini – Kathmandu – B
  • Day 09:Departure Day - B

Cost Includes:

    • Pick up and drop off service on your arrival and departure flights
    • All accommodations on twin sharing basis
    • All major meals in Lumbini; breakfasts in Kathmandu and Pokhara, dinner in Namo Buddha
    • Kathmandu Buddhist cultural sightseeing tour
    • Pokhara sightseeing tour
    • Spiritual exploration in Lumbini
    • All overland transportation required

Cost Excludes:

    • International airfare
    • Travel insurance
    • Any kind of drinks
    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
    • Any other personal expenses
    • Gratuities to guide and driver (Not mandatory but expected as customary thank you for the service)
    • Any other expenses caused by some unforeseen and uncontrollable situations that may arise during the trip 

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 1Kathmandu Arrival (1350m).It is the first day of trip and your arrival day in Kathmandu Nepal. When you land at the airport in Kathmandu and come out at the arrival lounge, our company representative will welcome you with a warm smile. Then, we will drive you to the trip hotel where you can spend relaxing time. We will have a meeting in the evening to talk about the trip in details.
  • Day 2Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour – Namo Buddha – B.DAfter you take your breakfast, a beautiful day sightseeing tour of heritage monuments in Kathmandu valley is due today. Visit Swoyambhunath – the monkey temple – for a wonderful spiritual experience. Swoyambhunath is the oldest of all the places in Kathmandu valley and houses a massive stupa and other Buddhist shrines along with some Hindu temples. This place is an amazing immersion into Buddhist spirituality. Later drive to Patan to explore and experience local Buddhist culture and shrines. You will also visit Durbar square - the medieval palace square of Patan kingdom. After Patan, drive to Boudhanath – the biggest Buddhist stupa – and immerse yourself more into peaceful and harmonious spiritual energies.
    Later drive to Namo Buddha, 40 km east of Kathmandu, to explore a beautiful Buddhist monastery and peaceful surroundings. Stay overnight at Namo Buddha.
  • Day 3Namo Buddha Exploration – Kathmandu – BExplore the monastery at Namo Buddha. Participate in the prayer rituals and you can find a corner to sit on meditation and enjoy the serenity and powerful spiritual vibrations present there. Later in the afternoon, drive back to Kathmandu and go for a walking exploration of old Kathmandu looking for the hidden treasures in the form of beautiful shrines in the alleys and squares of the city.
  • Day 4Kathmandu – Pokhara 900m - BTake your breakfast early and check out the hotel to travel to Pokhara today. Drive to 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu to reach Pokhara, a charmingly beautiful city. About seven hours of drive will let you absorb the beauty of the Nepali rural settings. There will be a break on the way for the lunch. On reaching Pokhara and checking into the hotel, you will go for a peaceful boating trip. Later, you will have some time to explore around the town on the lake side.
  • Day 5Pokhara Exploration – BGet up before the break of the dawn to experience a breathtaking view of Annapurna range and spectacular sunrise. Drive for about half hour up the hill to Sarangkot on a winding road. Annapurna range starts appearing closer as you drive higher. Walk a short distance to the sunrise view point and wait for the sun to do miracle with its rays over the mountains. Until you wait for the sun to rise enjoy the stunning Mountain View and take pictures.
    Later, drive back to hotel to take breakfast and set out on an exploration tour of other sites in Pokhara. Visit Davis falls, Gupteswor cave, and world peace stupa. Visit Hemja Monastery to participate in their daily prayer rituals in the afternoon and indulge yourself into the powerful spiritual vibrations.
  • Day 6Pokhara – Lumbini – B.L.DGet ready early morning to take a road journey to Lumbini, the birth place of Buddha. The overland journey that starts after breakfast goes through winding highway with scenic surroundings. You pass along several beautiful towns and can enjoy some spectacular landscapes as you drive down towards Lumbini. Once you reach Lumbini, you can experience a huge topographical transition from hills to the plains. Check into hotel and relax.
  • Day 7Lumbini Activity Day – B.L.DIt’s a full day activity day in Lumbini. You will visit Mayadevi temple, Sacred Garden, World Peace flame, world peace stupa, different monasteries, and museum etc. You will learn a lot about the Buddhism and traditions practiced in different parts of the world. A full day exploration of Lumbini area enlightens you where you find plenty of peace, harmony and spiritual energies around.
  • Day 8Lumbini – Kathmandu – BAfter a beautiful and peaceful visit and exploration of the birth place of Buddha, you will return back to Kathmandu today. The overland journey starts after breakfast and the highway stretches through southern plains of Nepal almost half way. When you reach Chitwan, the highway starts on hilly part and takes you along a beautiful river. After reaching Kathmandu and checking into hotel, you will have some free time to wander around the streets of Thamel.
  • Day 9Departure Day - BWe will drive you to airport for the departure flight three prior to your flight schedule.
trip Cost Contact us
  • Trip Duration: 9 Days
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle
  • Trip Style: Sightseeing
  • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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