Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour - 9 Days

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Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour
950

Lumbini : Lord Buddha was born at Lumbini while his mother was on her way to parental home from Kapilvastu. Lumbini should be visited and seen by a person of devotion, Lumbini is the Mecca of every Buddhist, being one of the four holy places of Buddhism.Buddha was born in Lumbini during the full moon day in the month of Baisakh in 623 B.C. he was born under a Sal tree (Shorea Robusta) when Maya Devi was going to her maternal town on the occasion of delivery. After birth Buddha took seven steps towards north and, looking in all directions, he declared that "I am the foremost of all creatures to cross the riddle of the ocean of the existence, this is my last birth and here after, I will not be born again".This newly born Prince named Siddhartha had supernatural birth & signs, which indicated that the new born child will bring deliverance to the world. Ascetic (Rishis) warned the king that the boy might renounce the world anytime if he happen to come across: (1). The diseased, (2). The old man, (3). The dead body & (4). The ascetic.The king alarmed to hear this and married Prince Siddhartha at an early age and almost imprisoned him in pleasure palaces providing therein all kinds of enjoyments.

Lumbini is situated in Nepal about 22 kms from Bhairahawa of Nepal in the foot hills of Himalayas. 122 kms from Gorakhpur city in Uttar Pradesh . 181 Kms from Kushinagar of Uttar Pradesh and 240 kms from Sravasti of Uttar Pradesh of North India.

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu.

Arrive Kathmandu, transfer to hotel. O/N Hotel

Day 2
Half Day Sight Seen

Visit Boudanath which is most beautiful and famous Buddhist stupa in Kathmandu valley, and Kopan Monastery. Kopan Monastery was founded by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rimpoche in 1970 as a center of Buddhist Teachings.

Day 3
Drive to Dhulikhel

Drive to Namoboudha (45 Km), Buddhists call it "Tagmologin", the famous Buddhist spot, where Lord Buddha (on 7th re-incarnation) sacrificed his body to hungry Tigress and its cubs. Stay overnight at guest house of monastry.

Day 4
Drive to Monastery at Pharping

Drive towards Kathmandu and go to Pharping Monastery. The Buddhist history says, Milerapa from Tibet took one night shelter in the cave, and accordingly blessed this monastery. Hindus have their version that it was Pancha Pandav who had visited this place. Evening return Kathmandu via Kirtipur.

Day 5
Sight Seen

Drive towards west of Kathmandu in a small island where the biggest territory is covers by the Amitab monastry and return to the most beautiful stupa at Swayambhunath which also called monkey temple, the oldest Buddhist Stupa in Nepal.

Day 6
Drive to Lumbini

Drive Bhairahawa and a short drive to Lumbini. Afternoon tour to the Sacred Garden. O/N at Hotel.

Day 7
Visit Lumbini

Excursion to Tilaurakot (25kms) to the west, the ancient capital of Kapilvastu, the Kingdom of the Sakya Dynasty in which Lord Buddha was born. Afternoon, tour of Monastery Zone and the Lumbini Village.

Day 8
Drive to kathmandu

Drive back to Kathmandu and rest

Day 9
Departure

Final Departure.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • • Airport Pick up and drop Tourist Vehicle.
  • • 3 Star Hotel. Hotel Name will be provided on confirmation.
  • • All lunch and dinner as per itinerary.
  • • All entrance fees as per itinerary.
  • • English tour guide.
  • • A Bottle of water each day.

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • All expenses of personal nature
  • All Lunch, cold drinks, bar bill, Tips (money) for Guide and driver
  • Nepali visa fee, mountain flight fare
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu, Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Travel and rescue insurance, Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, bottle or boiled water, shower etc.)
  • Emergency rescue,Extraluggage,Optional trips and sightseeing if extend

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Total $ 950 USD

Trip Facts

  • As per requirement
  • As per customer need