Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour In Nepal
Find your inner peace and chant the mantra, along with the holy monks at the most spiritual Buddhist Pilgrimage in Kathmandu valley.
With our Buddhist pilgrimage tour in Nepal you can deeply understand the rudiments of Buddhism in Nepal. You will understand that Nepal is a true example of mix of culture and religion after you visit the major Buddhist Pilgrimage sites. While the major population of the country is Hindu, it is an amazing fact that Buddha was born here and so Buddhism is pervasive in most corners of the Nepalese culture. Visit the three major Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Kathmandu valley like the Boudhanath Stupa, see the amazing structures at the Swayambhunath Temple or popularly referred to as the “Monkey Temple and uncover the peace at the famous Kapan Monastery. Experience the bliss and enlightenment that our Kathmandu Pilgrimage Tour has to offer.
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What's included :
- All ground transportation in private comfortable vehicles
- Fully, trained English speaking professional tour guide
- Staff salary, insurance
- All government and local taxes
- Entry/Admission - Boudhanath Stupa
- Entry/Admission - Kopan Monastery
- Entry/Admission - Swayambhunath Temple
What's excluded :
- Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photograph)
- Meals and accommodations in Kathmandu
- Any optional activities other than above included ones during free time
- Tips for staffs
- Services not mentioned in the ‘Trip Cost Included’ section
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Boudhanath Stupa, Boudh, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
The tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel. Boudhanath Stupa lies around 4 miles away from the heart of Kathmandu city. It is also one of the largest stupa in the world, and one of the main centers for Kathmandu Buddhist Tour in the Kathmandu valley. Boudhanath Stupa has been listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979, surrounded by Tibetan settlers; the place gives you a feel of a small Tibetan village. While you are there walk around the stupa and spin the Mani wheels (prayer wheels) and find your inner peace among the many monks who chant prayers in unison.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu Nepal
We will head off to another major Buddhist Pilgrimage site in Kathmandu Valley, after we cut across the daytime traffic; we reach the famous Kapan Monastery. Kapan Monastery is a Gelug tradition of Tibetan Mahayana Buddhism and is guided by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, it houses over 360 monks, lamas, teachers and other workers. There are visitors from all over the world, who come here to attend Buddhisum courses and enjoy the spiritual atmosphere of the place for study and practice. The monestary is especially famous for teaching Buddhism to visiting Western foreigners and visitors. It is also one of the main Buddhist Pilgrimage Sites, which runs a nunnery with 360 nuns, many of them refugees from Tibet. Apart from the spiritual environment, the monastery also offers and excellent view of the Kathmandu Valley.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Swayambhunath Temple, Swayamhu Circle Road, Kathmandu 44620 Nepal
From Kapan Monastery, we will head over to Thamel for Lunch. We will reserve a table for you at The Ship Restaurant and bar, where you can enjoy a delicious meal of traditional Nepalese Dal-Bhat (Lentil soup, rice, seasonal vegetables and meat) or any western meal of your choice.
Finally after a hearty lunch, we will be driving to Swayambhunath Temple our major attraction of the Kathmandu Pilgrimage Tour. Swayambhunath is situated on a hilltop rising above the Kathmandu city; you can spot it from afar as the crown of the temple glints in the afternoon sun, with all the prayer flags fluttering above it. Legend has it that once the entire valley was filled with water it was an enormous lake, out of which grew a lotus. Thus valley came to be known as Swayambhu, meaning "Self-Created." This is also an important stop for Buddhist pilgrims on their Kathmandu pilgrimage Tour. Climb up the 365 steps to reach the “Swayambhunath” Stupa, it is also popularly known as the “Monkey Temple,” as it is home to troops of mischievous primates.
Duration: 1 minute
Departure Point :Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.