The birthplace of Gautam Buddha, Nepal is home to millions of Buddhist inhabitants. The rich Buddhist legacy is marked by numerous cultural and historical sites throughout Nepal. Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour takes you on a cultural journey to many of its revered sites in Kathmandu and Lumbini. Beginning from the Swayambhunath and Boudhanath in Kathmandu, the tour gently settles at the world heritage site of Lumbini. The tour also explores the archaeological remnants of Lumbini and the ancient kingdom during the times of Gautam Buddha.
Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour commences upon your arrival in Kathmandu. Assisted by an experienced tour guide, you’ll embark on a tour of important Buddhist sites around Kathmandu valley. A short drive will take you to Boudhanath Stupa, the largest stupa in Nepal. You’ll also make a short journey up towards Kapan Monastery and explore its beautiful architecture before driving back to Swayambhunath. Another revered site, Swayambhunath stupa is located atop the hill. The tour advances towards Lumbini in western Nepal. The warm temperature of Terai engulfs the region that lies close to India in the south. You’ll explore Lumbini and visit the exact birth site of Gautam Buddha along with Mayadevi Temple, Ashoka Pillar and numerous Buddhist monasteries around the area. Lumbini was enlisted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. Today, it is frequented by both Buddhist pilgrims and tourists. You’ll also visit the historical site of Tilaurakot where Gautam Buddha supposedly spent 29 years of his life. Afterward, you’ll visit Devdaha, the birth site of Buddha’s mother and the ancient capital of Koliya Kingdom. Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour materializes into an insightful journey through the history of Buddhism in Nepal which started after the arrival of Emperor Ashoka in 2BCE. Later, the tour concedes with your return to Kathmandu.
Amazing Nepal Trek and Expedition is a travel and tour operator in Nepal and serving travelers for many years. We pride ourselves for our quality of service while ensuring customer safety and satisfaction. You will be assisted by an expert team of guide and driver during this Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour.
- Cultural tour of major Buddhist sites around Kathmandu valley
- Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Swayambhunath and Boudhanath
- Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lumbini.
- Tour around the historic Tilaurakot and Devdaha