Buddhist Special Pilgrimage Tour - 8 Days

Duration: 8 Days   |  
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Style: Tour
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 2 star Category Hotel
  • Group Size: 2+

Nepal falling in the lap of Himalayas has at all times been a holy center for culture and religious practices. The landlocked country Nepal has turned out to be safe place for Buddhist followers for centuries. Especially, Kathmandu as well as its side-line has numerous meditation caves, stupas and monasteries linked with Bodhisattvas, Buddha and Shiddhas. Third Eye Adventure arranges Buddhist Special Pilgrimage Tours that will let you allure by different holy spots of Buddhism.

We will have sightseeing of the Buddhist sites in Kathmandu. You will visit the Boudhanath Stupa, biggest stupa of the world. There you can notice an air of spirituality and feel the high-mindedness of Buddhist culture. At Pashupatinath temple, we will visit Tilopa and Naropa caves of Pashupatinath and the oldest Buddhist city in Patan. You will also drive to the Swayambhunath Stupa which is the 2000 year older Buddhist shrine at top a small hill. We will visit Maratika cave positioned at 200 km east of Kathmandu. It is one among the six most vital Buddhist holy sites.

In Lumbini you will get to go arounda variety of Buddhist monasteries like- Chinese, Nepalese, Thai etc. We will also visit the holygarden widening over 8 sq. km.  Likewise, we will go around Kudan (Nigrodharma) where King Suddhodhana, father of Lord Buddha convened with Buddha after he achieves enlightenment.

Besides,just above the hill in Bhaktapur lays the Milarepa Cave where Milarepa meditated. It is also identified as Bagishwari Saraswati Sthan. In addition, we will also drive to Namobuddha. It is believed to be put up over the leftover of Bodhisattva who gave up himself to give food to starved mother tigress as well as her cubs. Namobuddha also bestows panoramic sight of the Himalayas. And, Pharping is the set where Guru Padmashambhava achieved enlightenment. There are two main grottos blessed by Padmasambhava.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu Airport and shift to hotel
  • Day 02Buddhist sites of Kathmandu
  • Day 03Visit Maratika Cave, Halesi
  • Day 04Drive to Lumbini
  • Day 05Drive or Fly back to Kathmandu
  • Day 06To Bhaktapur and Visit to Milarepa Cave and Namobuddha
  • Day 07Visit Padmasambhava’s Asura Cave Pharping
  • Day 08Departure