Nepal is a popular destination for cultural tourism. As Nepal is the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, it has made Buddhist pilgrimage tourism popular as well. Buddhist tour in Nepal is one of the most sold tour packages which takes you to the popular Buddhist pilgrimage sites of Nepal. With the Buddhist religious sites in Nepal, Nepal has been a sacred place for Buddhists.
The total days you need for Buddhist tourism in Nepal is a total of 7 days. In the time period of 7 days, you can cover the popular Buddhist pilgrimage sites of Nepal and study the Buddhist culture as well. This tour package will give you an opportunity to study the life of the light of Asia, Gautam Buddha as well. The tour package takes you to Lumbini, which is the birthplace of Gautam Buddha. Also, it takes you to the Buddhist pilgrimage sites listed in the World Heritage Sites in around the Kathmandu Valley, Bouddhanath and Swyambhunath. The tour also takes you to Kapan Monastery as well as other holy places for Buddhism in the town.
Buddhist tour in Nepal has been able to mark Nepal as the birthplace of Gautam Buddha and show the richness of Nepali culture. The Buddhist tour in Nepal is incomplete without the visit to Lumbini, Swyambhunath, and Bouddhanath Temple. These are the major attractions for Buddhist tourism in Nepal.
During the first day of the trek, you will be visiting the heritage sites located in Kathmandu at the beginning. At first, you will visit the Swyambhunath temple, which is popular as the monkey temple of Nepal. Then, we move to the largest Buddhist stupa of the world, Bouddhanath, which has more than 50 Tibetan Gompas.
Then, on the second day, you will visit Namobuddha, which is a trek uphill. Namobuddha is an ancient and sacred destination for Buddhists. It has a beautiful monastery surrounded by the Tamang settlements. From Namobuddha, you can view the beautiful scenery of the mountains and hills of Nepal. Also, you will get to view many temples, as well as stupas in the hilltop.
In the third day, you will take about 9 hours drive to Lumbini from Kathmandu. Lumbini is the birthplace of Gautam Buddha and lies in the Terai region of Nepal. It is listed in the World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
As you move to the fourth day, we explore Lumbini and visit the Mayadevi temple along with the temples and monuments surrounding it. Lumbini has many monuments and stupas that you can explore. Also, the pond where Gautam Buddha was first given a bath is the major attraction site here.
On the fifth day, we drive for about 7 hours to Pokhara. As we drive for such long hours to Pokhara, we visit the lakeside and enjoy the scenic beauty of the most beautiful city of Nepal. You can also enjoy the views of the Himalayas in Pokhara.
On the sixth day, we visit the Buddhist monasteries and gompas in the Pokhara valley. Firstly, we will head towards the World Peace Pagoda, which was constructed by Buddhist monks from Japan. From the stupa, we can observe the beautiful view of the Pokhara valley and the majestic mountains. After that, we head to the Malepatan monastery and then hike to Hyangja, which is a famous site for Buddhists.
As we complete our Buddhist tour in Nepal, we drive back to Kathmandu on the seventh day. Hence, our trip gets completed.
You can have a hard time while traveling from one place to another. Also, the Buddhist tour in Nepal is incomplete without the trip to Lumbini. As you take a trip to Lumbini, the weather might affect you as it is extremely hot there. Not all of us are adapted to the tropical climate, and the weather can be a huge problem.
In conclusion, you will get to explore the beauty of Nepal as well as visit the Buddhist pilgrimage in and around the valley as well as outside it. The trip to the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, Lumbini is the major significance of the tour. You will be able to explore the religious, cultural, and traditional beauty of Nepal and the Buddhist community living in Nepal through the trip.
We have prepared the trip departure dates in small groups departure for group fun and enjoyment trekking. Our group size start from 2 peoples (Even for solo travelers, we organize single trip on supplement cost of US$- 200 additional) and maximum group size will be 8-10 travelers. But in general, our every date will have small groups of 4- 6 peoples, which is good group size for safe and flexible & comfortable trekking. We have listed our group departure dates based on every season as below.
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