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7-Day Nepal Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour

Duration : 7 Days

This 7-day Nepal Buddhist pilgrimage tour will take you to some of the world’s best Buddhist sites in the alluring Himalayan destination of Nepal. On this tour, you will visit some of the sacred religious sites across the country. You will visit the 2500-year old Swoyambhunath Stupa, the stupa of Boudhanath, Namo Buddha, and the Sacred Garden of Lumbini with its ancient pond and monasteries.


  • Discover historic monasteries, sacred ponds, and revered spaces that are in line with the Buddha’s teachings
  • Visit some of the most revered Buddhist pilgrimage sites in the world as you set out on a spiritual journey
  • Visit Swoyambhunath Stupa, the majestic Boudhanath Stupa, the serene Namo Buddha in Kathmandu
  • Walk through the Sacred Garden of Lumbini exploring various Buddhist monasteries

Itinerary : 7-Day Nepal Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour

Duration : 7 Days

Meal/s: No Meal

Arrive in Kathmandu. Meeting and assistance at the airport and transfer to the hotel.

Accommodation in Kathmandu

Meal/s: Breakfast

Visit famous Kathmandu Durbar Square and  Swoyambhunath Stupa also referred to as a ” Monkey temple”.

Afternoon, visit Patan Durbar Square. Patan has a long Buddhist influence and the four corners of the city are marked by Stupas said to have been created by great Buddhist emperor around 250 BC.

Transfer back to the hotel

Accommodation at the hotel in Kathmandu

Meal/s: Breakfast

Drive to Namo Buddha

The pilgrimage site of Namo Buddha is about forty kilometers from the Boudhanath Stupa. Located on slightly elevated land, it is a pleasant and out-of-the way place. The landscape below resembles an eight-petaled lotus, and the sky above has the form of a wheel with nine spokes.

Afternoon tour of Boudhanath Stupa. This is the largest stupa in Nepal and one of the largest in the world. It is the sacred place for Buddhist pilgrims.

Continue on to Kopan Monastery

One of the most popular monasteries of Tibetan Buddhism is the Kapan Monastery which is perched on a hill not far north of Boudha. Each year a large number of foreigners arrive here to study Buddhism and meditation.

Accommodation at the hotel in Kathmandu

Meal/s: Breakfast

Transfer to domestic airport in Kathmandu and fly to Bhairawaha. Upon arrival in Bhairawaha, transfer to your hotel in Lumbini.

Rest of the day is at leisure.

Accommodation at the hotel in Lumbini

Meal/s: Breakfast

Full day guided sightseeing around- visit the most popular Peace Pagoda, Lumbini Garden, Maya Devi Temple, Tara Foundation, World China Temple, Thai Monastery, Burmese (Myanmar) Temple, Nepal Buddha Temple and Dharmaswami Buddhist monastery. 

Accommodation at the hotel in Lumbini

Meal/s: Breakfast, Cultural Dinner

Transfer to Bhairawaha airport and fly back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel.

Rest of the day is free (possibilities of optional activities)

Evening, transfer to an authentic Nepali restaurant for a farewell dinner with cultural shows. After dinner transfer back to the hotel.

Accommodation in Kathmandu

Meal/s: Breakfast

Free till departure. Transfer to the airport on time for your flight back

Trip Includes
  • 4 nights accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 2 nights accommodation in Lumbini with breakfast
  • Farewell dinner at an authentic Nepali restaurant with cultural shows
  • All necessary airport transfers as per the program on a private basis
  • Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu and Pokhara with service of a local English speaking guide
  • Kathmandu/Bhairahawa/Kathmandu airfare (including applicable airport taxes)
  • Bhairahawa /Lumbini/Bhairahawa private transfer
  • All Nepal taxes
Trip Excludes
  • International airfare
  • Monumental entrance fees (payable directly on the spot)
  • Nepal visa
  • Services except mentioned in the inclusion section

1. Flights to Nepal

There are direct flights to Nepal from Kuala Lumpur,  Delhi, Dubai, Doha, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Mumbai, Bangalore, China, Dhaka, Muscat and Istanbul. Flights to Nepal are expensive as it does not lie on any major transit route, particularly during the peak tourist season (March till May) and (October to November).

2. Time

Nepal is 5 hours 45 minutes ahead of GMT & 15 minutes ahead of Indian Standard Time.

3. Visa

Nepal extends trouble-free issuance of visa to all the citizens. Except for Indian tourist all nationals will require a valid passport. The tourist visas can easily be obtained at the airport or any entry point upon arrival. They have to fill up the application form and submit it together with a photograph.

15 days US $ 30 | 30 days US $ 50 | 90 days US $ 125

The fees must be paid in cash (credit cards are not acceptable)

4. Money, Currency regulations & Credit Cards

Nepalese currency notes are available in 20, 50, 10, 500 and 1,000 rupee denominations.

Indian notes of 200, 500, 1000, and 2000 are banned in Nepal. All hotels, restaurants, shopping centers will accept USD currency. However, please note the USD currency should be new and it should not be tampered in any way. Visa, Master Card, American Express are widely acceptable in hotels, restaurants and shopping centers.

5. Holidays

Saturday is the weekly holiday. Most of the shops remain closed on Saturdays. Sunday is normal working day in Nepal. Embassies remain closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and on public holidays.

6. Shopping

Shopping can also be very gratifying and exciting in Nepal (especially Kathmandu & Pokhara). There are numbers tourists’ shops with tempting clothes, typical Nepalese craft, beautiful potteries and even gems & jewelries. Singing bowls are likewise a famous souvenir.

7. Tipping

Tipping is not mandatory, however the guides, drivers who are involved in your tours do expect some tips. If you are very much satisfied by the service provided by your guide and driver you may tip them. The information regarding tipping will be provided prior to your commencement of the trip.

8. Health Guide – Inoculation/Vaccination

We recommend that the clients get themselves immunized against certain illness that are not prevalent in their home country such as Cholera, Typhoid, Malaria, Meningitis, Hepatitis etc; Your physician would be best to advise you the best suggestion of these inoculations. Make sure the water you consume is boiled & filtered. 

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