Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal
Package of Buddhist Nepal Pilgrimage Tours takes your brain in solace. This Pilgrimage Tour Package in Nepal gives you the opportunity to travel to the holiest places of Buddhists. Buddhism in Nepal originated since Siddharta Gautama was born. Buddha was believed to be born 2500 years back in Rupendahi area, Nepal. And thus, it is the greatest pilgrimage location of the world.
For the individuals who are interested in Buddhism culture, these tours in Nepal are made to give them the chance to become acquainted with the insights about Buddhism and their way of life. Amid the excursion, travelers can see the Buddhist monks reciting religious slogans in their religious clothing completely devoted to Buddhism.
Scope of Buddhist Pilgrimage Tours in Nepal:
- Birthplace of Gautam Buddha
- Ashoka Pillar
- Perspective of Himalayan Ranges
- Fewa Lake
- World Peace Stupa in Pokhara
- Various Monasteries representing countries like China Temple, Myanmar Temple, Korean Temple, and Nepal Buddha Temple etc.
- Know Buddhist Culture and Lifestyle
Religious Places at Glance in Nepal Tours:
- In this Nepal Pilgrimage tours, visit Lumbini, Namoboudha, Swayambhunath, and World Peace Stupa.
- Lumbini is called as the origin of Lord Buddha. In Lumbini, you can see a place where, after been born, Buddha was showered and also watch a pillar put by an Indian Emperor Ashok. Other than Lumbini, there are many monasteries to pay a visit to Pokhara and Kathmandu too.
- In Pokhara, there are numerous Gompa; the essential one is World peace stupa, which is situated on the highest point of Small Mountain. From that point, you can see Fewa Lake and astounding Himalaya range.
- In Kathmandu, Kapan Gompa, Swayambhunath Stupa, Phulari Gompa, Boudhanath, Pharping and several more Gompa is accessible during Tours in Nepal to encounter for the visitors.
- Birthplace of Gautam Buddha.
- Various monasteries.
- World peace stupa in Pokhara.
Day 02:Visit Namoboudha and Boudhanath.
Day 03:Transfer to the Lumbini.
Day 04:Visit Lumbini.
Day 05:Transfer to the Pokhara.
Day 06:Visit various monastery and World Peace Stupa.
Day 07:Drive to Kathmandu.
Day 08:Visit Swayambhunath and Kapan monastry.
- Accommodation on BB basis on twin or double sharing basis in best Three star hotel.
- Ground transportation.
- English speaking guide.
- Entrance fees.
- Hotel tax.
- Call assistance by our office staff.
What's not Includes
- Lunch and dinner.
- Flight fare.
- Any type of insurances.
- Cost which is not describe in Cost include column.
- Personal nature expenses like bottled water, drinks, tips , phone bills, laundry.
Day 1Arrival. Meet by our Himalayan Asia representative in airport and transfer to the hotel. Our representative assists to check in hotel process and give short brief about programme. You can take rest and fresh. You can walk in evening in Thamel (tourist hub of Kathmandu). Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 2Visit Namoboudha and Boudhanath. After taking breakfast, your guide transfer to pilgrim place.Namo Buddha is a beautiful place. There is no need to exaggerate this. The place is very quiet and pure. Its environment is very clean, with no pollution, and the natural air is so fresh, cool and healthy. It is also the right place for meditation and practice. In the morning when you wake up, you can see a beautiful sunrise. In the evening you can see a wonderful sunset. You can enjoy snow-covered Himalayan ranges which look so amazing and pure. Boudhanath Stupa looks like a giant mandala, or diagram of the Buddhist cosmos. And as in all Tibetan mandala, four of the Dhyani Buddhas mark the cardinal points, with the fifth, Vairocana, enshrined in the center (in the white hemisphere of the stupa). The five Buddhas also personify the five elements (earth, water, fire, air and ether), which are represented in the stupa's architecture. There are other symbolic numbers here as well: the nine levels of Boudhanath Stupa represent the mythical Mt. Meru, center of the cosmos; and the 13 rings from the base to the pinnacle symbolize the path to enlightenment, or "Bodhi" — hence the stupa's name. At the bottom, the stupa is surrounded by an irregular 16-sided wall, with frescoes in the niches. In addition to the Five Dhyani Buddhas, Boudhanath Stupa is closely associated with the Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Padmapani), whose 108 forms are depicted in sculptures around the base. The mantra of Avalokiteshvara - Om Mani Padme Hum - is carved on the prayer wheels beside the images of Avalokiteshvara around the base of the stupa. The base of the stupa consists of three large platforms, decreasing in size. These platforms symbolize Earth, and here you can look out at the mountains while listening to the chants of the devout doing kora, walking around the stupa praying.
Day 3Transfer to the Lumbini.After taking breakfast, your guide transfer towards Lumbini. It will take 8-10 hours. On the way , you see beautiful mountain and river.
Day 4Visit Lumbini. After taking breakfast, transfer to birth place of Buddha. Visit the birth place of Lord Buddha, the apostle of peace, compassion and non-violence. Here one can see the broken Ashok pillar, remnants of an old monastery, images of Buddha’s mother Maya Devi etc. are still preserved in Lumbini. Visit sacred Garden where Buddha was born, Mayadevi Temple, and Puskarni Pond where Buddha’s mother had taken a bath before giving birth to Buddha. Visit different monasteries that represent different countries like Myanmar Temple, China Temple, Korean Temple, and Nepal Buddha Temple etc.
Day 5Transfer to the Pokhara.After taking breakfast, drive towards Pokhara. It will take 5 hours to reach in Pokhara. After reaching in Pokhara, you can walk in Fewa Lake side in evening. Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 6Visit various monastery and World Peace Stupa. After taking breakfast, guide transfer towards pilgrim place. World Peace Pagoda is built by Nipponzan Fujii, after the II world war finished the pagoda was erected. During of the II world war many people lost their lives. At that time guru Nipponzan Fujii became very sad, since that time he began to campaign against the violence activity. He has focuses on unity of human being in the world, according to Guru Fujii he wanted to propounded the concept of cosmopolitan. Similarly, the Peace Pagoda is a Buddhist stupa designed to provide a focus for people of all races and creeds within the world and to help unite them in their search for world peace. Actually in the world peace pagoda we can see four statues of Buddha, let people informed about the four incidents of Buddha’s life. Pokhara is itself a hanging paradise on the earth, still more the pagoda has added more charm and beauty in Pokhara, from World Peace Pagoda perfect view of mountain of Annapurna range. In Lumbini, There are Buddhist monk from Japan and founder of the Nipponzan-Myohoji Buddhist Order. Fujii was greatly inspired by his meeting with Mahatma Gandhi in 1931 and decided to devote his life to promoting non-violence herewith he got very vital Consciousness through II world war too. And In 1947, he began to construct Peace Pagodas as shrines to World peace.
Day 7Drive to Kathmandu. After taking breakfast, drive to Kathmandu. It will take 7 hrs driving.
Day 8Visit Swayambhunath and Kapan monastry. After taking breakfast, guide transfer pilgrim place.The Buddhist temple of Swayambhunath, situated on the top of a hill, west of Kathmandu, is one of the most popular, holy and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal. The temple is colloquially known as the 'monkey temple' because of the large tribe of roving monkeys who guard the temple.
Day 9Departure.After taking breakfast, our representative come in hotel and transfer to airport.
- How is Nepal?
Nepal is landlocked country located between India and Tibet autonomous region of China. It have highest peak of the world name Mt Everest (Sagarmatha) and eight peaks of the worlds ten highest peaks. It is birthplace of Gautam Buddha place name is Lumbini.
Nepal is small country but tremendous geographic diversity. It rises from Fifty nine meters to eight thousand eight hundred forty eight meters. Nepal is divided into three part Terai, Hill and mountain regions.
In here, the first language is Nepal (Devanagari script) and one hundred twenty three languages. The official language of Nepal is called Nepali.
- Passport and Visa:
First thing for travelling anywhere, you need valid passport with at least six months. You can obtain visa for Nepal from Nepalese consulates or on arrival in Kathmandu or other boarders or most reliable source of information is currently the Department of Immigration Nepal, if you fill online form and bring with you, then it would be easier to get visa in any Nepal boarder.
Nepal’s climate varies with its topography and altitude. The low land Terai area has hot and humid climate that can rise above 40 degree Celsius during summer, middle region weather is pleasant almost all the year and northern region temperature is always cold.
Nepal has four seasons:
Spring: Mar-May: The temperature is good in this season and many flower blossom and best season for trekking.
Summer: (Jun-Aug): Monsoon season in Nepal, weather is hot and wet at times.
Autumn: (Sep-Nov): This is the best season for tour and trek in Nepal. In that time, weather is highly pleasant so are the mountains and Himalaya. This is also season of festivals as Nepal celebrates the biggest festival Hindi name Dashain and Tihar. For more detail about Nepal Weather:
The Nepalese currency called Rupees. For more exchange rates, please visit Nepal Rastra Bank.
We told all our clients to do travel insurance before leaving your home country. Their insurance must covered medical, personal accident, lost of gears, emergency evacuation, and damage or lost their luggage and etc.
Himalayan Asia provides you minimum two star hotels or according to your choice in city area.
- When is best season for trek and tour for Nepal?
The best time to come is September, October and November and March, April and May.
- What will happen if get any emergency in the Tour?
We suggest to all our clients do insurance before going tour. If you have any problem, consult with your guide and he will give suggestion. In our office, one staff is available twenty four hours in phone call; you can call him/her.
- Is Nepal safe and especially for single travelling woman?
Absolutely, Nepal is safe for traveler. For woman and man, Nepal is safe. While going trekking, we suggest take one staff with you. If you go by yourself, you donot know right way and can missed way.
- Hotel and Accommodation:
We provide to our client in City area best three stars (above three stars is on client requested).
In other City like Kathmandu, Pokhara and other city, we suggest to our client to take lunch and dinner on their interest. We provide best breakfast in hotel. In Chitwan, we provide all meals to our clients with including breakfast, lunch and dinner. If you want to include all meal in package , then we give you best meal in hotel or restaurant.
We provide best and government license holder guide to you. Our guide provide correct and more information to you.
- Some do’s and do not’s:
Respect local culture and people.
The Nepalese people are friendly and hospitalize by nature so you do not have difficulty to adjust in here.
While you are entering in Temple, just check in some temple not allowed entering for non Hindus. If there is permitted to enter, please do not wear leather things and walk in Temple and Stupas clockwise. Before taking photograph, please ask authorized person for permission.