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|Trip Duration||:||10 Days|
|Activities||:||Cultural Tour & Buddhist Tour|
|Area:||:||Kathmandu, Lumbini, Pokhara & Namobudha|
|Accommodation||:||Hotel & Resort|
|Meals||:||Bed & Breakfast Basis|
|Departure||:||Everyday for private Trip|
|Best Season||:||Recommended whole year|
The 10 Days Buddhist Tour package offers you the wonderful opportunity to explore the various Buddhist sites and specially on the birth place of Buddha. The Buddha was born in the sacred area of Lumbini located in the Tarai plains of southern Nepal, testified by the inscription on the pillar erected by the Indian Emperor Asoka in 249 BC. Lumbini is one of the holiest places for Buddhist religions and explore the variety of monuments built by different nations.In addition, it offers you a memorable trip to the beautiful city of Pokhara, where one can find peace of mind amid the magnificence of nature.
Upon arrival in Kathmandu transfer to your Hotel and Afternoon visit to Swoyambhunath Stupa.
Swoyambhunath Stupa: The 2000 year old Buddhist temple of Swayambhunath, situated at the top of a hill, west of Kathmandu, is one of the most popular, holy and instantly recognized symbols of Nepal. The temple is also known as the ‘monkey temple’.
Visit Buddhist site in Kathmandu valley including Patan Dubar Square, Golden Temple, Mahaboudha in Patan and Pharping.
Patan Durbar Square: Oldest among three Durbar (royal palace) Squares, Patan Durbar Square, one of the world heritage sites, gives you the glimpses of mediaeval architecture and craftsmanship which one can find in the wood carvings of the palace and temples in the square.
Pharping: Pharping is a Buddhist Holy place outside of the town along the hillside. One of the very important sacred sites is Padmasambhava’s Meditation Cave with his footprints on a stone in front of the cave, and a self-arising Tara below the cave complex. There are a number of new Tibetan Buddhist monasteries being built across the area, including one with a large 100 ft. statue of Padmasambhava that dominates one of the hillsides.
Drive to Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha (280 Km it takes about 7 Hours by drive) The journey start with beautiful mountain view and river bank of Trishuli, Trishuli river is popular for white water rafting.
Lumbini: Lumbini is well known as the birth place of BUDDHA. The Buddha was born in the sacred area of Lumbini located in the Terai plains of southern Nepal, testified by the inscription on the pillar erected by the Emperor Asoka in 249 BC. Lumbini is one of the holiest places for Buddhist religions.
Drive to Pokhara, the second largest city in Nepal is a beautiful valley full of lakes, caves, gorges and other natural beauties. Additionally the Annpurna range with major highest mountains Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I and other Mountains.
Morning Visit to Peace Stupa in Pokhara then continues for half day city tour in Pokhara. Visit Devi’s fall, Gupteswor Mahadeva cave, Tibetan Refugee Camp, Bindabasini Temple and Seti Gorge and one hour boating in Fewa lake.
Drive back to Kathmandu (Optional: Can Take flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu) over night in Kathmandu.
Namobuddha: In this historically important place where a prince sacrificed himself for the sake of a sick and hungry tiger and her cubs, one can still find an old historical stone slab depicting the whole story of Namobuddha. This is an important Buddhist shrine attracting many pilgrims.
Boudhanath Stupa: The Stupa is the largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet. It is the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolist.
Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square including Mangkal Temple and Seto Machhendranath Temple in Ason and Local Market of Ason.
Kathmandu Durbar Square: It is one of three Durbar (royal palace) Squares in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Durbar Square is surrounded with spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newari artists and craftsmen over several centuries.
Local Market Ason: The oldest local market in Ason contain the shops of spices, vegetables and varieties of nuts.
After breakfast drop to airport for your own destination.