8-Day Buddhist Pilgrimage Tours in Nepal
Being the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, Nepal has always remained the hub of Buddhists all around the world where you reach through Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour. A memorable tour explores the sites around the country which have retained the principles and values of Buddhism. The destinations of your tour showcase the rich influence of Buddhism upon the lives of people across the country. Enjoy some of the pristine Buddhist stupas, pagodas, monasteries, and culture on this Pilgrimage Tour. As well, the Jomsom Muktinath Trek is part of tours in Nepal.
The 8-Day Buddhist Pilgrimage tour commences at Kathmandu –the melting pot of cultures. The history of Buddhism in Nepal can be traced to the arrival of Emperor Ashoka. We are believed to have established four stupas inside Kathmandu Valley which marked the initiation of Buddhism in Kathmandu. The advent of the Lichhavi Kingdom (400-750) saw the rise of Buddhist adherents. Today, Newar Buddhists account for the most number of Buddhist adherents in the valley followed by Tibetan Buddhists.
You’ll embark on a cultural tour of the city and drive up to Namobuddha via Dhulikhel. Namobuddha is an important Buddhist pilgrimage site. Afterward, you’ll pay a visit to the UNESCO-designated sites of Boudhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath, and explore the tourist sites of Kapan Monastery and White Gumba (Druk Amitabh Monastery).
The tour advances to the southwest Terai region of Nepal. Where you’ll visit Lumbini and explore the exact birth site of Gautam Buddha. Some of the popular places to see around Lumbini include Mayadevi Temple, Ashoka Pillar, World Peace Stupa, and numerous Buddhist stupas around the vicinity. The tour concedes to Kathmandu. You can undertake the Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour throughout the year, however, the spring and autumn seasons guarantee the best weather.
Tour Trekking Company in Nepal specializes in overland tours throughout Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, and India. We conduct all kinds of tours at a reasonable cost. Our full-board tour package covers entire transportation, quality meal, hotels, an experienced guide, permits, and the entire logistics.