8d|7n

TEMPLES AND MONASTERIES

  • Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Swoyambhunath Stupa
  • Patan Durbar Square
  • Buddhanilkantha temple
  • Bodhnath Stupa
  • Kopan monastery
  • Namoboudha
  • Bhaktapur Durbar Square
  • Changunarayan temple
  • Lumbini
  • Tilaurakot
  • Pashupatinath Temple

This tour includes Kathmandu valley with its three main cities of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur focusing on temples and Buddhists shrines and monasteries. Nepal is the Holy Land of Lord Pashupatinath and Gautam Buddha, where the Hindus and Buddhists have coexisted for centuries in total harmony.

This tour includes Kathmandu valley with its three main cities of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur focusing on temples and Buddhists shrines and monasteries. Nepal is the Holy Land of Lord Pashupatinath and Gautam Buddha, where the Hindus and Buddhists have coexisted for centuries in total harmony. Gautam Buddha, the ‘light of Asia’, was born in Lumbini in Nepal’s southern plains, which makes Nepal a scared pilgrimage destination for all Buddhists as well. The Temple of Pashupatinath is Nepal’s most scared Hindu shrine and one of the four most important sites in the world for Shiva worshippers. Namo Buddha is the sacred Buddhist shrine is located at south-east and couple hours drive from Kathmandu where

Day1

ARRIVAL KATHMANDU

Arrival at Tribhuvan International airport in Kathmandu, Nepal. Meeting and assistance at the airport. You will be welcomed with Khada (Tibetan silk scarf) or flower garland outside the arrival terminal gate by our representative. You will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu

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Day2

KATHMANDU

Morning, half-day tour of old Kathmandu city, its Durbar square, myriad of temples including the temple residence of the Living Goddess, Kumari. Proceed on to Swayambhunath Stupa. Swayambhunath is a Buddhist Stupa said to be more than 2000 years old, is perched on a hillock 77 meters above the valley floor and offering a bird’s eye view of the Kathmandu City. Afternoon, tour of Patan, also known as Lalitpur or the "city of beauty" is the oldest city in the valley. A great center both of the Newari Buddhist religion and of traditional arts & crafts with 136 bahals or courtyards and 55 major temples. Overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu

Meals: Breakfast

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Day3

KATHMANDU

Morning, tour of Buddhanilkantha temple, Hindu pilgrimages dedicated to Lord Vishnu.In this temple a deity of Lord Vishnu who is also known as Narayan is located on Jalasayana which means sitting on an Ananta Sea. Proceed on to Kopan Monastery, a center of Mahayana Buddhism. The center has been responsible for introducing thousands to Buddha's teaching through meditation courses, lectures & retreats. Later, tour of Boudhanath Stupa, thecolossal Stupa in Nepal set on concentric ascending terraces in the powerful pattern of a Mandala. Overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu

Meals: Breakfast

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Day4

KATHMANDU

Morning, drive to Namobuddha temple,a holy site for the Buddhist. A popular legend relates that the Lord Buddha in his previous incarnation had offered his own flesh to save a starving tigress and her cubs from the imminent death. Later, visit Bhaktapur, the "City of Devotees" and the home of medieval art and architecture, a classic showcase of medieval Nepalese town life. Walk through the brick paved Palace Square overlooked by the Palace of the 55 windows with its imposing Golden Gate, The Pashupatinath Temple built as a replica of the original in Kathmandu overlooked by the finely carved Chyasalin Mandap in the centre. Walk to the Nyatapole Temple the five storied Pagoda, the tallest temple in the country guarded by a series of mythical animals and deities overlooking the Bhairav temple dedicated to the Tantric deity of Bhairav. Overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu

Meals: Breakfast

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Day5

KATHMANDU - LUMBINI

Morning, transfer to the domestic airport to connect the flight to Bhairahawa. Upon arrival in Bhairahawa, transfer to your hotel in Lumbini. Later, visit the scared Lumbini garden, Mayadevi temple, pushkarni pond, Ramagram etc Overnight at your hotel in Lumbini

Meals: Breakfast

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Day6

LUMBINI

Excursion of Tilaurakot, childhood home of Lord Buddha, lies 25 kms west of Lumbini. Visit the ancient ruins of Tilaurakot. Overnight at your hotel in Lumbini

Meals: Breakfast

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Day7

LUMBINI - KATHMANDU

Morning, transfer to Bhairahawa airport and fly back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to your hotel. Later, sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath temple,the temple of Lord Shivasituated on the banks of the sacred Bagmati River. Pashupatinath, with a tiered golden roof and silver doors, is famous for its superb architecture Overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu

Meals: Breakfast

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Day8

KATHMANDU – DEPARTURE

Free till departure. Transfer to the airport to connect the international flight.

Meals: Breakfast

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