Buddhist Cultural Tour Nepal – 9 Days 9 days $800 $ 760 / pp

Duration 9
Group Size 2-30
TransportaionAll Transportation in Private Vehicle
Altitude 2100
Accomodations 3 star Hotel in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Lumbini& Monasteries at Namobuddha and Pharping
Best Seasons All Season
Activities Pilgrimage Tours,
Meals Breakfast only

Package Overview

Welcome to the land of the Buddha, join our Nepal Buddhist culture tour in which we take you to some of the important Buddhist sites in the world, including the birthplace of Buddha-Lumbini. The tour combines both the nature and culture aspects of touring in Nepal, starting from Kathmandu the culture a historical center of Nepal. Kathmandu has its own brand of culture life which is based on unique mixture different religious and faiths. In Kathmandu, we visit boudhanath stupa, swoyambhunath stupa, and many other important Buddhist monasteries. Then we head toward Pokhara the adventure capital of Nepal. In Pokhara, along with some natural sites, we pay our visit to the world peace stupa which was built just after World War II for the peace and the Tibetan Refugee center to get a first land experience of the Tibetan Buddhist lifestyle. Then we drive further southwest to the birthplace of Buddha – Lumbini, devoting one full in discovering the various cultural and spiritual sites of Lumbini we drive back to Kathmandu for the return flight

The  Nepal Buddhist culture tour, expose you to a combination  of nature and culture sites, especially designed for those interested in the Buddhist monuments in the birthplace of Buddha. Depending upon the time you can spend for your Nepal trip. You may also find it interesting to checkout our other tour packages. Some of our tour packages that after to the specific needs of the travelers included.

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel

Day 2: Kathmandu Buddhist stupas visits and overnight in Namobuddha

Day 3: Drive to Pharping and stay in monasteries

Day 4: Drive to Pokhara from Pharping

Day 5: Pokhara Sightseeing

Day 6: Drive to Lumbini

Day 7: Explore Birthplace of Lodr Buddha (Lumbini)

Day 8: Drive back to Kathmandu

Day 9: Departure from Kathmandu


Includes


  • All Airport Pickup/drop.
  • 2 night hotel in Kathmandu and 2 night hotel in Pokhara; 3 star categories with breakfast (twin share).
  • 1 night in Monasteries in namobuddha
  • 1 night hotel in pharping (neydo monastery) with breakfast (twin share).
  • 2 night 3 star categorieshotel in Lumbini with breakfast (twin share).
  • All transportation in private vehicle
  • All entrance fee during sightseeing.
  • Sightseeing activities with tour professional tour guide.
  • Welcome and Farewell dinner at Kathmandu.

Not Includes


  • Nepal visa fee.
  • International and Domestic flight.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu, Nyedo Monastery, Pokhara and Lumbini.
  • Lunch and Dinner during tour.
  • Sightseeing at Lumbini by private vehicle.
  • Extra car service needed more than itinerary
  • Travel and Rescue insurance
  • Tips for Driver and Guide.

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel

According to your Flight detail our companies staff member will come to Tribhuwan International Airport for welcome with you name in board and directly transfer to hotel (Hotel Bliss International or similar category). After warm welcome and check-in in hotel and freshen up we have a short meeting about a activities plan in Nepal. In the evening you can visit Thamel city, Dream of garden and Kathmandu Durbar square which is only a walking distance from hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2 : Kathmandu Buddhist stupas visits and overnight in Namobuddha

After breakfast and short interaction with tour guide you will visit Swoyambbunath Stupa and Buddhist Stupa and Kopan Monastery, especially famous for teaching Buddhism to visiting western foreigners. This is the place for learning more about Buddhist culture & history. After visisting Buddhist pilgrimage we drive to Namobuddha and participate chanting and overnight in Monasteries.

Day 3 : Drive to Pharping and stay in monasteries

After breakfast we drive to Pharping is newari culture town which is (38Km) from the Namobuddha. This place is famous for identification of Hindu and Buddhist religious site. This is also the place where Guru Padmasambhara has got enlighten at Asur Cave. We start our journey after having breakfast at hotel and drive about 2 hours. This is place way to Dakshinkali temple. After spending some hour at Pharping town we drive to Neydo Monasteries. Neydo Monasteries is a Bouddhist stupa Hotel. Every morning and evening there is worship for gods and if you are interested in getting information of Buddhist history this place is suitable for you. Over night at hotel.

Day 4 : Drive to Pokhara from Pharping

We drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu Valley with Private car with great views of Himalayans on the top of green hills, stop some place for luch and photo shoot. We will have plenty of time to enjoy the beauty of Fewa Lake which located in central Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 5 : Pokhara Sightseeing

In early morning you go to Sarankot hill for sunrise which is 1 hour drive from your hotel. You can see panorama Himalayan (Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu) with sunrise. After chilling for some hour we drive to Bindhyabasini temple. This temple is dedicated to goddess Bhagawati. Then, we drive back to hotel for breakfast and rest for some hour. After that, we go to Davis fall (water fall), Gupteswore cave (world famous pilgrim site dedicated to Lord Shiva), International mountain museum, Seti river, KIC bridge, Mahendra cave, and lastly, World peace stupa Sunset located on a top hill of Ananda hill. It is Buddhist Pagoda style monastery which was build after World War II for the symbol of peace. You can even see whole pokhara valley. In evening you can visit Pokhara city for shopping and Phewa Lake for boating. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6 : Drive to Lumbini

After having hearty breakfast at hotel our driver will be at hotel to pickup and drive to our next and most important destination “Birth place of Lord Gautam Buddha”. We have drive about 5-6 hour on highway, and finally at Lumbini. At lumbini felling will be different from other place. This is the place where you can feel peace state of mind. We check in at hotel with welcome drinks and rest. Overnight at hotel.

Day 7 : Explore Birthplace of Lord Buddha (Lumbini)

Early morning wakeup at hotel, have breakfast and we walk for mayadevi temple. Mayadevi temple is the place where queen mayadevi gave birth to Lord gautam Buddha in 563 BCE. Behind the mayadevi temple there is a small holy pond called “puskarani” where Buddha had his first bath by queen mayadevi. There is also a Ashoka Pillar on the side of mayadevi temple. It was discover in 1896 is belief that emperor Ashoka visit to lumbini. The site was not known as lumbini before the pillar was descover. We worship at the temple, stay couple of hour in Green Park. Then, we walk to visit different stupa, temple, monasteries and Pagoda made by different country from world (World Peace Pagoda, Myanmar Golden Temple, Chinese, Thai Monastery, France Buddhist temple and another important place “Lumbini Museum” where you can get the life of gautam Buddha and his house photo. Lumbini is one of the important place in Nepal because it is the birth place of founder of Buddhist religious “lord gautam Buddha” and this place is quite and peacefull. Overnight at hotel.

Day 8 : Drive back to Kathmandu

After breakfast in early morning we drive back to Kathmandu which takes around 10-11 hours drive with some lunch and tea break on the way. However, it is adventure drive with one side hills and another side trishuli river. At evening we have a cultural dinner, where you can share your experience of tour in Nepal. Overnight at hotel.

Day 9 : Departure from Kathmandu

Today is your last day in Nepal. We drop you to International airport before 2 hours of your flight time. Then you will go back to your next trip to your home taking with us the memorable of wonderful moment spend with us.

Equipment List


Head: 
- Sun hat
- Sunglasses with UV protection

Lower Body: 
- Lightweight cotton walking long pants

 -Walking shorts 

Feet :
- Thin, lightweight inner socks 
- Walking Shoes with spare laces 
- Sneakers and/or sandals)

Upper Body: 
- T-shirts  and Shirts

 

Toiletries (it’s up to your comfort label): 
- 1 medium sized quick drying towel (optional)
- Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable) 
- Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable) 
- Deodorants 
- Face and body moisturizer 
- Feminine hygiene products 

Personal Hygiene (it’s up to your comfort label):
- Wet wipes (baby wipes) 
- Tissue /toilet roll 
- Anti bacterial hands wash 

Extras (it’s up to your comfort label) 
- Binoculars (optional) 
- Reading book 
- Journal & Pen 
- Pencils and small notebooks 
- Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble


Useful Information


What is the best time of the year for This tour? 

Normally, It is doable to the all the season and months of the year but in monsoon less chance of Mountain View from Namobuddha and Pokhara  and some activities like boating in Pokhara, can be disturbed in monsoon.

What kinds of accommodation we get during this trip?

We provide 3-Star Hotel in Kathmandu Pokhara and Lumbini and Monasteries stay at Namobuddha and Pharping. All accommodation is in (Twin share basis) for, single supplementary charge ($200) extra.

What sort of meals we get during this trip?

We provide Buffet Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Lumbini,  Breakfast at Namobuddha nad Pharping are included in the cost.  There are many Restaurants which offer multi cuisine in Kathmandu and Pokhara where you can enjoy your preferable cuisine for lunch and dinner.


Cancellation Policy


To reserve your place in this tour, you should complete the trip booking form along with 50% deposit of total trip cost and remaining payments should be paid before trip departure. 

  • 15 % of total trip cost will be charged, if cancellation takes place before 30 days of departure date of trip.
  • 30 % of total trip cost will be charged, if cancellation takes place before 30 days of departure date of trip
  • If cancellation takes place after trip departure or during the trip, your payments will not refunded.

Trip Information

  • Type : Tours
  • Package Code: BPTWM
  • Group Size: 2-30
  • Max Altitude : 2100

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