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Spiritual Buddhist Journey

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Day 1 Welcome to Kathmandu

Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal!
Upon arrival, our representative will meet you at the airport, and transfer you to your hotel.

Accommodation Meals
4-star hotel -/-/D
Day 2 Kathmandu Sightseeing

Morning visit to Pashupatinath, a revered Hindu temple tracing its origins to 400 BC. Located on the banks of the sacred Bagmati River, its pagoda-style architecture pays homage to Lord Shiva. Have a private Vedic astrology chart reading performed by a local Hindu priest.

Visit Kopan Monastery, a renowned spiritual centre in Kathmandu. Engage in meditation, teachings, and discussions, deepening your understanding of Buddhism. Explore the monastery’s serene gardens and take part in communal activities, fostering connections with fellow practitioners. Allow the spiritual energy of Kopan Monastery to guide your inner journey.
Kopan Monastery, nestled in the foothills of Kathmandu, is a revered centre of Tibetan Buddhism. Established by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche, it serves as a beacon of spiritual wisdom and compassion. Kopan Monastery offers a transformative experience, inviting seekers to engage in meditation, teachings, and spiritual practices. Its serene environment, adorned with prayer flags and vibrant gardens, inspires profound introspection and connection. As a hub for Buddhist education and retreats, Kopan Monastery empowers individuals to cultivate mindfulness, embrace compassion, and embark on a transformative journey towards enlightenment.

Accommodation Meals
4-star hotel B/L/D
Day 3 Fly to Lumbini

Take a morning flight to Lumbini and meet your resident Buddhist monk guide. Go on a guided mindful walk within the Maya Devi temple grounds. Explore the Marker Stone, Nativity Sculpture, oldest Asoka pillar, Puskarini pond, and fascinating archaeological excavations from the Maurya Period.
An evening lecture session by a Buddhist Monk to hear stories relating to how Siddhartha Gautam Buddha conducted himself, his life story and his teachings. Get an intimate insight into how Buddha was, as a person. End the evening with a meditation session.

Lumbini Garden, a UNESCO World Heritage site, offers a culturally and spiritually enriching experience with over twenty-five monasteries representing different countries, each adorned with unique architectural styles and cultural nuances.

Accommodation Meals Flight
3-star B/L/D 30 min
Day 4 Day visit to Kudan

Begin your day with a sunrise meditation session within the Maya Devi grounds with your monk guide. After breakfast, go on a scenic 40-minute drive to Tilaurakot, the ancient palace of Kapilvastu where Buddha spent his formative years living as a prince. Walk amongst the excavated bricks, gaining insights into Siddhartha Gautama's early life. The King had built three palaces made of materials appropriate for each of the three major seasons to shield the young Gautama from witnessing or feeling any suffering from the weather. Archaeologists have yet to dig deeper underground to reveal the palace built during the reign of Gautama, which is thought to have been made of organic elements like wood and clay. Visit the Eastern Gate, where Gautama departed on his white horse, renouncing his princely life.

Continue to Kudan, where Buddha reunited with his father, King Suddhodhana, and visit the stupa on the hill, where Buddha ordained his son, Rahula. Returning to Lumbini Garden to explore the monasteries within the Monastic Zone. End the evening with a meditation session.

Accommodation Meals
3-star B/L/D
Day 5 Lumbini

Begin your day with a sunrise meditation session within the sacred Maya Devi grounds, before a contemplative stroll towards the Little Buddha Statue and the Eternal Peace Flame, symbolizing harmony and tranquillity. This symbolic flame was brought from the USA in 1986 to commemorate the International Year of Peace.
Next, enter the Monastic Zone of the Lumbini Master Plan, where you'll discover an array of monasteries erected by different countries, each showcasing their unique architectural styles and spiritual traditions. Have lunch at the Royal Thai Monastery, explore the Peace Pagoda and immerse yourself in the rich history and teachings of Buddhism at the Lumbini Museum. End the evening with a meditation session.

Accommodation Meals
3-star B/L/D
Day 6 Lumbini

Begin your day with A meditation session in front of the Maya Devi Temple, the sacred site of Lord Buddha's birth.
Engage in a cultural journey through nearby local villages, immersing yourself in the daily lives of the residents. Visit a local school, connecting with the younger generation and witnessing the impact of education. For nature enthusiasts, explore the serene Crane Sanctuary, where you can witness the grace of these majestic birds in their natural habitat. Lumbini's diverse offerings provide a holistic experience, blending spirituality, culture, and the wonders of nature.
Evening lecture and meditation session with your Buddhist monk guide.

Accommodation Meals
3-star B/L/D
Day 7 Fly to Kathmandu

Morning flight back to Kathmandu and drive to NamoBuddha Monastery, located near Kathmandu, this is a sacred sanctuary steeped in Buddhist mythology and revered as a significant pilgrimage site. Have a personal Buddhist teachings class and meditation.
Pilgrims and spiritual seekers visit NamoBuddha to pay homage to the sacred site and seek blessings for enlightenment and spiritual growth. The ambience resonates with tranquillity, making it an ideal place for meditation and introspection.

Accommodation Meals Flight
4-star B/L/D 30 min
Day 8 NamoBuddha Monastery

Begin your day with a guided meditation session led by resident monks, before a wholesome vegetarian breakfast. Visit the sacred shrines, stupas, and prayer halls while learning about the spiritual significance of each. Participate in a communal prayer session with the resident monks and attend the evening prayers, accompanied by the soothing glow of candlelight.

Accommodation Meals
NamoBuddha Monastery B/L/D
Day 9 Kathmandu

Visit the serene White Gumba, nestled against the backdrop of the Himalayas. Engage in a guided meditation session in the peaceful courtyard, surrounded by white stupas and prayer flags. Absorb the panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley, fostering a deep sense of tranquility.

Continue to Boudhanath, Nepal's largest stupa and another UNESCO World Heritage Site. Participate in a private Solka Puja, a traditional prayer ceremony, conducted by the monks at Guru Lakhang Monastery. Experience the spiritual essence of Buddhism as you take part in pujas and engage in Kora, a meditative walk around the stupa. End the experience with a delicious farewell rooftop dinner overlooking the Boudhanath Stupa.

Accommodation Meals
4-star hotel B/L/D
Day 10 Depart

Depending on your flight schedule, you will be transferred to the airport for your final departure.

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When to travel

Nepal in January
Colder temperatures and minimal rainfall or snowfall. Ideal for treks amidst snow-covered Himalayas or exploring sun-soaked Southern Terai.
Nepal in February
Crisp weather prevails. Perfect for trekking, wildlife safaris, and cultural exploration.
Nepal in March
The prime trekking season begins as spring blooms. Pleasant temperatures invite trekkers and nature enthusiasts. Rhododendron blooms add vibrancy.
Nepal in April
Warm and dry. Ideal for trekking and witnessing Nepal’s diverse flora. Festival offer a cultural richness.
Nepal in May
Pre-monsoon warmth. Excellent for high-altitude trekking and enjoying lush landscapes.
Nepal in June
Monsoon onset. Rainy, especially in lower regions. Trekking limited, but landscapes are lush.
Nepal in July
Monsoon peaks. Greenery thrives. Best for cultural experiences, less for trekking.
Nepal in August
Monsoon persists. Green landscapes, cultural festivities continue.
Nepal in September
As the monsoon wanes, the second prime trekking season begins. Excellent for trekking. Clear skies unveil stunning mountain vistas.
Nepal in October
Post-monsoon clarity. Peak trekking season. Festivals celebrate culture and spirituality.
Nepal in November
Crisp autumn air. Ideal for trekking, wildlife safaris, and cultural exploration.
Nepal in December
The winter begins and temperatures get colder. Great for treks, cultural experiences, and Himalayan vistas.

A note on price

Tour prices will fluctuate depending on the time of year you are traveling and group size. International flights not included.
Please ask one of our Travel Designers for an accurate quote.

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