Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour offers you the most inspiring Buddhist heritage sites of Nepal. This trips focus for those who are probing about Buddhism, this tour is especially made to provide them the opportunity to get to know the details about Buddhism and it's culture. It takes you to the major Buddhist pilgrimages in the valley and to the birth place of Lord Buddha to Lumbini. You will visit Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO and Namobuddha and Lumbini (birth place of Lord Buddha) out of the valley. Lumbini is known as the birth place of Lord Buddha "The Light of Asia."
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu.Up on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, welcome by our representative and transfer to hotel. Evening typical welcome dinner with Nepali cultural restaurant with dance.
Day 2: Kathmandu - Namobudaha. We start our pilgrimage tour with a visit to Swoyambhunath Stupa one of the most important centers of Buddhist learning in Nepal. The stupa is located on top of a hill overlooking Kathmandu valley. From here we visit Bodhnath stupa, possibly the largest stupa in the world and the center of Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal. Includes: In the afternoon we take a 45 minute drive to Namobuddha, situated atop a hill near the old town of Dhulikhel. This place is celebrated as the meditation site of Nama Buddha, a Buddha incarnate of ancient times. There is also a legend that the incarnate offered a starving tigress about to devour a helpless child his own limbs so that both the tigress and the child might be saved. Overnight at Namobuddha.
Day 3: Namobuddha - Kathmandu. After breakfast we drive to Patan famous for its arts and crafts. Pilgrimage highlights are Hiranya Varna Mahavihar, a beautiful monastery and Mahaboudha. From here we visit the Tibetan cultural center first founded by the Tibetan refugees of the late fifties and now an exhibition-cum-shopping complex of carpets, jewelery and many interesting souvenirs.Then back to Kathmandu. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 4: Kathmandu. You can take the flight/or Private Vehicle/tourist bus to the southern border city of Bhairahawa.Once when we been there we check in hotel then we heading for sightseeing to Lumbini.We then take our pilgrimage tour of Lumbini Gardens where Lord Buddha was born. Temple of Maya Devi, Buddha''s mother depicting the nativity scene of Buddha and the Ashoka Pillar, built by the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka to mark his pilgrimage to Lumbini in 240 BC are the highlights here.Besides these, there are others like the Nepal Buddhist Temple and Dharmasami Buddhist monastery. Other countries like Srilanka, Thailand, Vietnam and Japan have also own monasteries.
Day 5: Lumbini - Tilaurakot - Lumbini. After having breakfast we take an excursion to Tilaurakot (27 km or 17 miles) to the west, the ancient capital of Kapilavastu, the kingdom of the Sakya dynasty in which family Lord Buddha was born. The ruin of a palace is found here which clearly shows the gate through which Lord Buddha walked out of his palace renouncing all worldly possessions in the quest for Nirvana. We return to Lumbini/Bhairahawa after the full-day excursion and spend the night hotel in Lumbini.
Day 6: Lumbini - Kathmandu. You can use flight/Private Vehicle or Tourist bus for back to Kathmandu. After arrive Kathmandu you will have a leisure time, you can use buy souvenir.Overnight at Kathmandu
Day 7: Farewell friend. As per your flight time we will escorts to airport.