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Buddhist Pilgrimage Circuit - 11 days

  • Lumbini at night  -  himaland.com
    Lumbini at night
  • Lumbini -  himaland.com
  • Maya Devi Temple in Lumbini -  himaland.com
    Maya Devi Temple in Lumbini

Buddhist circuit, Nepal trip is designed for Buddhist devotees and all interested travelers covering  the important paths of Buddha including all major holy and historical sites; Lumbini in Nepal where he was born,  lived  as a prince, Bodhgaya where he did meditation and got enlightened. You are free to participate or not in prayers, rituals and meditation. 

Buddhist Holy Sites in Nepal:

Lumbini, Nepal;  place of birth – sanctum of the birthplace where the marker stone is preserved in Maya Devi Temple, Puskarini holy pond, The Ashoka Pillar, 25 Buddhist monasteries and monuments from around different countries in the world. 



Trip Highlights

Trip Type: Tour
Grade: Easy
Season: All season
Elevation: N.A
Group Size: 5pax to 16pax
Trip Departure Date: Date of your choice
Confirmed Group Member/s Min. 5 pax
Price: Reasonable, Contact us
Best Months: 12 months

Day             Route

01:       Arrival;  transfer to a hotel in Kathmandu.

                        Trip briefing.  O/N Hotel.

02:       Sightseeing tour of Swoyambu (Phapa Singu), Anandkuti Vihar where holy Buddha sacred relic is kept  and Vihars  in Patan.  O/N Hotel.

03:       Excursion tour of Namo Buddha (Tagma Lhuijen) and visit Shree Kirti Vihar in Kirpipur   on the way back to Kathmandu. O/N Hotel.

04:       Fly (~ 35 min.)  or  Drive (321 km./ ~ 9 hrs) to Lumbini.

O/N Hotel.

05:       Lumbini Holy Place; 

Morning;  Prayer at Mayadevi temple protecting the 'Marker Stone', Statue of nativity scene and darshan visit surrounding holy sites; holy pond, Ashoka pillar etc.

Afternoon;  Tour of monastic zone;  can visit over a dozen monasteries of out of total 32 temples/ monasteries of all branches- Theravadi, Mahayani, Vajrayani etc.  from all over the world.  O/N Hotel.

06:       Ancient Kapilavastu – Home Town of Buddha;

Visit Tilaurakot, Gotihawa, Kudan, Niglihara and Sagarhawa. Tilaurakot is the ancient Kapilavastu - the capital of Shakyas, where Buddha spent his first 29 years.

O/N Hotel.

07:       Visit Devdaha - Ramgram - back to Kathmandu; Drive back  or  fly back to Kathmandu.

            O/N Hotel.

08:       Visit of Pharping Monastery (Yangleshoe), where Guru Padma Shambhav medidated and Seto Gumba (Drukpa Amitabh Monastery) in Sita Paila.

09:       Visit Boudha (Jyarung Khasyor) stupa,  Kopan monastery, a famous Buddhist school for discourse retreat and Vajrayogini (Naljyorma)  temple, Buddhist tantric holy site.

10:       Outskirt drive to popular hill town, Nagarkot for Himalayan mountain view and cultural sight-seeing of other UNESCO heritage historical and cultural sites; Bhaktapur and Kathmandu.

11:       Departure:  Transfer to the airport for flight back home.


i.  Depending on international flight arrival and departure times, some activities can be added/ adjusted in Kathmandu valley.

ii. Prayer rituals in monasteries can be organized at request in advance.

*Note: For detailed itinerary description contact us.

  • Transportation - All airport/hotel and overland transfers, sight-seeing tours by private
  •  Nepal domestic flights.
  •  Hotels -    Bed & breakfast basis
  •  Tour & Sight-seeing -  All monastery and heritage site entry fees and  tour  guide.
  •  Agency's service charge.

  • Visa Fee, Flights,
  • Your medical and rescue insurance,
  • Tips,
  • Other expenses of your personal nature and
  • Any other not stated as inclusive