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Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Nepal Highlights

  • Visit Swayambhunath stupa & Boudhanath stupa and offer butter lamp & learn Buddhism
  • Explore different monasteries of Pharping, including the lush hills & beautiful Himalayan range
  • Visit Namo Buddha to know more about the myths of Buddhism while sightseeing the beautiful Pilgrimage sites
  • Explore Kopan monastery and know more about the Buddhism from the monks
  • Head to Pokhara to explore World Peace pagoda, Matepani Gumba & also beautiful sights of Pokhara
  • Exploring Lumbini - birthplace of Lord Buddha, and different monasteries made by different Buddhist Community across World

The Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Nepal takes you on a journey of transformation through the footsteps of the Buddha. It is popular among travelers who are in seek of peace and paradise. Whether you are a curious traveler or a seasoned pilgrim, this tour is the best one for you. 

Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Nepal embarks you on a spiritual journey through the mystical landscapes of Nepal. We, Third Eye Adventure, welcome you to the journey of transformation where you will go through different ancient traditions and beauty coverage of Buddhism in Nepal. Furthermore, being a sacred land, Nepal has different Buddhist Heritages where you can explore different stupas, cultures, and traditions, followed by the Buddhists.

Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Nepal – Overview

Nepal is a pivot to Buddhism because Lord Buddha who was the founder of Buddhism was born in Nepal in 564 BC. Being a central part of Buddhism, Nepal has different types of Buddhist sites where you can explore the traditions, and cultures of the people who follow Buddhism. The Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour guides you on a spiritual journey where you can embrace yourself in the footsteps of the Lord Buddha. 

Being a short and easy tour throughout different sites of the Buddhist culture, you can cover up everything that can heal your spirit by engaging in different activities of the Buddhist Culture. Buddhist Pilgrimage tours of Nepal generally cover-ups 7-8 days during which we can explore different stupas of Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Lumbini.

The Buddhist Pilgrimage tour of Nepal cover-ups different sacred places like Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, Namo Buddha, the birthplace of Lord Buddha ‘Lumbini’, and Peace Pagoda with other monasteries of the Pokhara. The Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Nepal begins from Kathmandu where you will get to explore the major & oldest stupa of Nepal ‘Swayambhunath Stupa’, which is also called the Monkey Temple, ‘Boudhanath Stupa’, and other different historical durbar squares. During the exploration, we will experience the power of the Buddhist chants and immerse ourselves in the sacred presence of prayer flags and spinning prayer wheels.

Furthermore, you will also visit the Pharping Monastery, Kapan, and Namo Buddha. Throughout the journey, you will have the unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and rich traditions of the Buddhist people. From staying at the traditional stupas to participating in local rituals, you will witness firsthand the living heritage that has shaped the lives of generations. After exploring different Buddhist sites of Kathmandu, we will head to visit the stupas and monasteries of Pokhara, where Peace Pagoda is first on the list.

Then, you will get to explore the sacred birthplace of the Lord Buddha ‘Lumbini’, which is the main attraction of the Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Nepal. Here you will get to explore various Monasteries named after different countries, the historical Maya Devi Temple, Ashoka Pillar, etc. Finally, after the visit to the Lumbini, we will return to Kathmandu by flight. Therefore, this tour is not just a pilgrimage purpose but also an exploration and enjoyment of the historical aspects. 

What to Expect on The Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal

In the Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Nepal, you will delve into the heart of Buddhism spiritually and engage yourself in the sacred traditions that have proliferated for centuries. 

During the Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour of Nepal, you will visit different renowned Buddhist sites and sacred landmarks, each holding its own unique significance. From the iconic Boudhanath Stupa, an architectural marvel and one of the largest stupas in the World, to the revered birthplace of the Gautam Buddha in Lumbini, you will have the opportunity to explore sites that are deeply woven into the tapestry of Buddhist history. 

Not just the spiritual aspects, the Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Nepal offers a glance at the local communities of the Buddhists, their traditions, and their hospitality. Alongside warm hospitality, you will get to know about the daily rituals of the Buddhist Monks. Observing the Buddhist rituals, chants and practices is a complete joy to both hearts and spirits. 

Moreover, you will get to enjoy the breathtaking natural beauty of Nepal during the journey. During the journey, we will come across different cultures of the people which will please your heart after seeing the diversity in the cultures of the people. Taking about the natural beauty, you will also go through different mountain vistas, lush villages, and different cascading waterfalls which will be a part of the refreshment in the journey of Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Nepal.

Here’s a closer look at what you can expect from the Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Nepal.

Different Stupas of The Kathmandu Valley

Upon arriving in Kathmandu, your Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour begins with a captivating exploration of the city’s renowned stupas and sacred sites while having traverse in the roads of Kathmandu. Kathmandu is also called the city of the religious site and has seven World Heritage Sites. During the stay in Kathmandu, you will explore some of the major stupas like the Boudhanath Stupa, which is one of the largest stupas in the World, and Swayambhu Nath, which is the oldest stupa. [Mythology: According to the Swayambhu Purana, the entire Kathmandu valley was completely filled with an enormous lake, out of which grew a lotus. The valley came to be known as Swayambhu, meaning “self-created”. The name comes from an eternal self-existent flame (svyambhu) over which later stupa was made.]

Other Sacred Sites Like Pharping, Namo Buddha, and Kopan Monastery

After exploring different stupas of the Kathmandu valley, we will hereby go to different other sacred sites that are near, which include Pharping, Namo Buddha, and Kopan Monastery. First, heading towards Pharping, there are several Buddhist pilgrimage sites and a number of Buddhist Monasteries and meditation retreat centers. Then, we will take you to the Namo Buddha, which is a hilly area and one of the best shrines with Himalayan views. 

Furthermore, you will explore the Tibetan Buddhist monastery, which is called the Kopan Monastery. It is famous for teaching Buddhism to visiting Western foreigners. Here, you can learn about different enchants of the Buddhism community. Hearing those soothing chants will heal up your spirit and make you feel the way to peace and paradise. 

Way to Pokhara, and Lumbini

Continuing the Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Nepal, we will head to Pokhara to explore the Shanti Stupa, which is the world’s first peace pagoda. Alongside the sacred sites of the Pokhara, you will get to enjoy the calming, peaceful environment of the Pokhara. Shanti Stupa lies on the top of Anadu Hill which makes one of the best feelings about this place is that when you stand on the top of Anadu Hill, you will enjoy the clear and perfect view of the Himalayan range, Fewa Lake, and Pokhara City

Furthermore, we will head to Lumbini, the birthplace of the Lord Buddha, who was the founder of Buddhism. While exploring Lumbini, you will get to see different holy sites, which include ruins of ancient monasteries, a sacred Bodhi tree, an ancient bathing pond, the Ashokan pillar, and the Mayadevi Temple. Lumbini is one of many magnets for pilgrimage that are bound up in places pivotal to the life of the Buddha. Lumbini has a number of older temples, including the Mayadevi Temple, and various new temples funded by Buddhist organizations from various countries.

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Frequently Asked Questions.

Why do Buddhist go to pilgrimage?

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Buddhist undertake pilgrimage for various reasons. Some of them are seeking spiritual growth, to devote, to receive blessings and purification, following the footsteps of Buddha.

What are the major Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Nepal?

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There are several Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Nepal. Among them, Lumbini – Birthplace of Gautam Buddha, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhu Nath, Kopan Monastery, Tengboche Monastery, Peace Pagoda, etc. are the major ones.

How many days are recommended for a Buddhist pilgrimage tour in Nepal?

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It’s hard to cover up every Buddhist pilgrimage site in Nepal. But, we Third Eye Adventure have an 8-day package to coverup the major Buddhist pilgrimage sites of Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Lumbini. It’s a short tour that will take you on a journey of peace and paradise. You can book the package or contact us at info@thirdeyeadventure.com.

Are their any age restrictions or fitness restrictions for participating in a Buddhist Pilgrimage tour?

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No, there are no age restrictions or fitness restrictions for participating in a Buddhist Pilgrimage tour. Those who can take care of themselves can have this tour without going through any difficulties. For any other difficulties, we have skilled guides for you.

What is the best time to undertake Buddhist Pilgrimage tour in Nepal?

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Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Nepal is a short and easy tour throughout the different pilgrimage sites of Nepal. So, any time throughout the year is best to undertake a Buddhist Pilgrimage tour in Nepal. However, the summer season has high temperatures which can reach up to (38°C) so it is a better option to go after a few months of the summer season.

Can I customize my pilgrimage tour itinerary based on my preferences and interest?

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yes, you can customize the itinerary according to your needs.

Are there any specific rituals or practices associated to Buddhist pilgrimages in Nepal?

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Yes, there are several specific rituals or practices associated with Buddhist pilgrimages in Nepal. Some of them are i) Prostration (bowing down and touching the ground with the forehead), ii) Circumambulation/Kora (walking clockwise around sacred sites), iii) Offering (Offering flowers, candles, or any shrines, statues, etc.), iv) Meditation




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Rina H


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Prashant was an outstanding tour guide. Very knowledgeable and passionate about Kathmandu and about the unique overlap of Hindi and Buddha.

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