- Duration:6 Days
- Primary Activity:Tour
- Group Size:1 - 25 Peoples
- Arrival on:Kathmandu
- Trip Grade:Normal
- Meals:As per itinerary
- Max-Altitude:1400 m.
- Transportation:Car & Tourist Bus
- Departure from:Kathmandu
Ultimate Spiritual Buddhism Tour: 6 Days
Immerse yourself in the most spiritual cities in Nepal with our Ultimate Spiritual Buddhism Tour. This a great package for those looking to connect and learn more about the Buddhist religion and be present in the most holy places on Earth.
On this trip, you will experience the life of a Buddhist monk as you visit monastories, temples and ancient stupas around Kathmandu, Namobuddha, Panauti and Lumbini.
You will hear legendary stories and learn about Buddhist teachings and history as you walk around the place where Buddha was born, where he grew up and where his disciples blessed and made holy.
- Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu
- Immerse yourself in Buddhist teachings in Namobuddha
- Visit local monstery and learn about the life of a Buddhist monk
- Be present in the birthplace of Buddha
- Visit mystical temples in Panauti
Just want to focus on travelling to the birthplace of the Buddha – Lumbini? See our Lumbini Sightseeing Tour: 5 Days package!
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu.
Upon your arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, you will be welcomed by a representative from Travel Society Nepal. After sorting out your custom formalities (Visa, etc) you will be then transferred to the hotel. The representative will help you check into your designated hotel and give you some time to freshen up. After this, you will be invited to a typical Nepali welcome dinner that will include a cultural dance performed by the local women. You then return to your hotel for your first overnight stay at the hotel (D)
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing
We start our spiritual journey in Kathmandu – the cultural heart of Nepal. The city displays an interesting, harmonious combination of Hinduism and Tibetan Buddhism across the valley. There will be a full-day guided tour to the historic spiritual sights such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambunath) and Buddhists shrine (Buddha Nath). Stay overnight at hotel. (B)
After breakfast, you will be driven to Namobuddha – one of the most important religious sites in Nepal. The Stupa and Buddhist Shrines built along this site signify a place where a legendary prince named Mahasattva offered himself to a starving tigress with several underfed cubs. This legendary episode is depicted in a very nice stone slab which is right next to a holy stupa. Next, we travel to the ancient, holy town of Panauti where you can explore ancient, mystical temples and bathe in its vibrant energies. This day also includes a visit to a local monastery. Stay overnight in hotel in Kathmandu.
An early 45-minute flight to Lumbini takes us to one of the holiest places on Earth. The birthplace of the Buddha. Over the years, Lumbini has become a major place for pilgrimage and worship with Buddhist communities from all around the world coming to build Buddhist temples and shrines in honor of the Buddha. You will spend the day sightseeing with a local guide. You will visit holy attractions such as the Maya Devi Temple (built on the exact spot Buddha was born) and nearby Tilaurakot, (where Prince Siddhartha lived a life of luxury before embarking on the path to enlightenment). Lumbini is a place where you can really delve into Buddist teachings and traditions. Stay overnight at hotel.
Flight back to Kathmandu where you can spend the day in leisure. In the evening; you will be invited to a well known Nepali kitchen for a delicious farewell dinner of authentic Nepalese cuisine. Stay overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu (B, D)
Transfer to Airport for your Onward Travel
Our driver will escort you to the airport. We will send you on your way with good luck and gratitude that you chose us for your adventure of a lifetime. (B)
Cost of Ultimate Spiritual Buddhism Tour – 6 days
Price Per Person: $720
Note: Please feel free to ask us for a tailor-made itinerary that suits your interest, time, and budget.
The Package cost includes:
- Airport transfer to hotel pick up and drop by private vehicle
- Accommodation in Kathmandu at hotel with breakfast
- Accommodation in Lumbini at hotel with breakfast
- Entrance fee into all attractions
- All additional government tax
The Package cost excludes:
- Nepal entry visa fee (USD 25 for 15 days/ USD 40 for 30 days from date of issue) (You may easily get Nepal visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu)
- International airfare
- Travelers insurance
- All kind of drinks (Alcohol, hot and cold drinks)
- Bar bills, telephone bills and other personal expenses (shopping/ laundry)
- Tips to guide
- All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. Personal illness, strike etc.