Buddhist Circuit Tour of Nepal (Standard)

Buddhist Pilgrim Circuit Tour in Nepal is a beautiful tour package specially designed for them who has very less days in Nepal, which covers the most popular Buddhist destinations in Nepal. Nepal is the birth place of Lord Buddha and Nepal has been ranking one of the largest Buddhist pilgrim destinations in the world. As Buddhism is second largest religion in Nepal, you can still find societies believing and practicing Buddhism. There are major three types of Buddhism being practiced in Nepal – Therbad, Tibetan Vajrayan and Newar Vajrayan. All these types have their own rituals as well as monasteries, Temples and related cultures. You can simply come and explore them on your style. Shepherd Holidays will assist you to stay, visit and learn more as you wish.

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Pick & Drop from/to Airport/Hotel
    • Tourist hotel/guest house Accomodation, twin sharing bed with breakfast
    • Experienced & Certified English Speaking Guide (others are avialble on request) in Kathmandu
    • Private Luxury Car/Hice throughout the trip
    • Salary of Field Staffs Except Tips (Tipping is Expected)
    • All Government Taxes and Official Expenses
    What's excluded :
    • Nepal Entry Visa (you can get it easily on arrival at airport)
    • International Air Fare
    • Accommodation/Food in Kathmandu and Food beside breakfast in other places
    • Entry Fees at Heritage Sites
    • All other things which are not mentioned in Inclusion field
    • Entry/Admission - Pashupatinath Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Swayambhunath Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Patan Durbar Square
    • Entry/Admission - Bhaktapur Durbar Square
    • Entry/Admission - Kapilvastu

  • Day 1: Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu valley

    Stop At: Pashupatinath Temple, 44621 Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    After breakfast, at around 9am, our guide and driver will pick you from your hotel and you will go for the sightseeing of famous UNESCO world heritage sites around the valley.
    The world famous Hindu temple Pashupatinath is regarded as one of the holiest and oldest Hindu temple in the world. This temple is located 5km east from the city center at the bank of holy Bagmati River. Pashupatinath area is widely decorated by various ornaments dedicated to Lord Shiva. As followed by the Hindu Culture, the cremation of the dead is done in Pashupatinath area by the side of the bank of the holy Bagmati River.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Swayambhunath Temple, Swayamhu Circle Road, Kathmandu 44620 Nepal
    Swyambhunath, also named as the monkey temple because it is surrounded by the monkeys all over the area. Famous for people following both Hinduism and Buddhism, this temple not only provides the cultural and religious aspects but also offers various arts, architecture and the magnificent view of the Kathmandu valley from the western side of its hillock. Swyambhunath Stupa is imprinted by the eye of Lord Buddha, which stands for peace and knowledge.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Boudhha, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
    Bouddhanath is the oldest and the largest stupa in the valley, which was built during the Licchhavi dynasty in the 5th century around 2500 years ago. Its old name is ‘Khasa’ but later it was changed to Bouddhanath by the government. You will find many Buddhist pilgrims and monks from Tibet and various places going round the stupa spinning the prayer wheels.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Patan Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur) 44700 Nepal
    Patan Durbar Square is situated at the center of the Lalitpur city. The main attraction of Patan Durbar Square is the ancient royal Palace, where the Malla Kings of Lalitpur resided. There are many temples and idols in this area. You can also explore the Newari lifestyle, food, and culture in the square and visit museums that contain many ancient items that have a lot of historical significance.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Sightseeing of Bhaktapur and Visit Namobuddha

    Stop At: Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Bhaktapur 00977-1-4701148 Nepal
    After breakfast, you drive to Bhaktapur for sightseeing of Bhaktapur Durbar Square and then drive to Namobuddha. Namobuddha is famous Buddhist pilgrimage site located 40 km southeast of Kathmandu valley in Kavre district. Overnight in your hotel at Namobuddha.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Tourist Guest House

    Day 3: Fly or drive to Lumbini (30 m fly or 6-7 hrs drive)

    Stop At: Namobuddha, Namobuddha, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    After breakfast, you’ll proceed to Lumbini from Kathmandu. You have both options to whether fly or drive to Lumbini. You can witness beautiful scene while flying. Rivers, Hills, Mountains, Valleys, Jungles, and many more can be observed while flying and you can see so closely the flat area of Terai and the paddy fields by road. You can see various animals including elephant roaming here and there nearby road. After arrival in Lumbini, you will be greeted by the management team of the hotel and the rest of the day is yours. We shall drive to Lumbini from Kathmandu, you can fly with additional charge. Overnight at hotel
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Tourist Hotel/Guest House

    Day 4: Full Day sightseeing of Lumbini, Birthplace of Buddha

    Stop At: Lumbini, Lumbini, Lumbini Zone, Western Region
    After breakfast, you will proceed to sightseeing of Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Gautam Buddha. You’ll explore Maya Devi Garden, Ashoka Pillar, Eternal Peace Lamp, Pushkar Pond, Chinese temple, Buddha birth place and many other religious and historical Buddha stupas. Overnight at hotel
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Tourist Hotel/Guest House

    Day 5: Visit Kapilvastu, Sagarhawa, Gotihawa, Kudan and Niglihawa

    Stop At: Kapilvastu, Lumbini Nepal
    After breakfast, you will proceed to Visit other interesting Buddhist Sites near Lumbini. Tilaurakot at Kapilvastu is believed a capital place of then prince Siddharth who later became Buddha, had spent his 29 year. Sagarhawa, Gotihawa, Kudan and Niglihawa are the historic places of Buddhism in Nepal. Overnight at your hotel in Lumbini.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Tourist Hotel/Guest House

    Day 6: Fly or Drive back to Kathmandu

    Stop At: Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    After breakfast, we fly back (available in extra charge) or drive back to Kathmandu. You can see the beauty of Nepal via your flight or drive. if your departure is today, we can reach Kathmandu quite early to catch your flight. we shall drop you at airport or drop your hotel in kathmandu.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu Nepal
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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