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  • Duration7 Days / 6 Nights
  • Difficulty LevelEasy
  • Max Altitude(1,750 M) 5,740 ft

Nepal is known as the best adventure destination in Asia as well as in the world. Besides adventure Tourism in Nepal, Nepal is for spiritual pursuits like yoga, retreats, meditations, yoga, and the mighty Himalayas. Warm and kindly people, richest cultural heritage, amazing hospitality, and authentic religion; Hinduism or Buddhism is another fact of Nepal. You can imagine that 100,000 religious people queuing for more than 72 hours to get worship and to see the Shiva lingam at the world's biggest Hindu shrine Pashupatinath gate during the Shiva-Rati (Shiva day).

Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha the light of Asia, Buddhists from all over the world want to get a glimpse. Thousands of Buddhist and Hindu people from all around the world come to visit Lumbini every year especially on the birthday of Buddha. Religion is a manner of life in Nepal with 90% of the population being Hindus; however, every form of contest religion and culture is welcome in this sacred land. Hindu religions believe to have 33 million gods and goddesses, and in Kathmandu valley only holds domicile to over 3,000 temples. You don't believe in religion and Pilgrim!? , we are sure you to bump in some form of a religious festival that happens every month as well as every week in Kathmandu, which can be an awesome experience!

The birthplace of Shakyamuni Gautam Buddha, Nepal is the greatest and the best spiritual country in the world. In Nepal there are many monasteries and schools where teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha can be another extraordinary; it had happened two and a half thousand years before. From the world's high mountain climber to the meditative peoples also to yogis, the people of Nepal live close to their gods and with perfect harmony. Vipassana (to see things as they really are), one such spiritual pursuit under meditation is the most ancient technique. It was rediscovered by Gautama Buddha more than 2500 years ago. Vipassana is an art of living that frees the individual from the negativities of mind, such as ignorance, anger, and greed. Nepali heritage astrology is another faith, which the significant to the Vedas, the major source of virtually everything (in Hindus) which was written thousands of years ago.
Connect with yourself through meditation, chanting, and simply walking during the Cultural and Spiritual Tour. Become spiritually uplifted by furthering your knowledge of Buddhism and applying it to your own daily life. Feel free to write about questions and confusion and information about the trip. We can customize the trip plan. 

What makes this tour very interesting

  • World Heritage Sites visit.
  • Birth Place of Lord Buddha.
  • Himalaya, Landscapes, Rivers.
  • Monks, Monastery, Meditation course.
  • Ancient Hindu & Buddhist sacred places, 
  • Food, Cultures, People, Lifestyle. 

Itinerary

  • Day: 1
    Arrive in Kathmandu.
    • Hotel
    • NA
    • Breakfast
    • 1300 M
    • Kathmandu
  • Day: 2
    Cultural Kathmandu City Tour.

    Pashupatinath Temple: 5 km east of Kathmandu on the bank of a sacred Bagmati river. Temple of Lord Shiva, Pashupatinath, tiered golden roof & silver door is best and famous for its marvelous architecture. On the main temple precinct, only the Hindus are allowed to go inside and forbidden for non-Hindus. The best view of the temple is from the terrace on the wooded hill across the Bagmati river. This temple was built in 1696 AD though 300 years earlier. Dharamsala and cremation ghats are lined at Bagmati river bank. Cremation in progress on one of the platforms by a river, regarded as holy as it flows into the sacred Ganges. During the Women Festival (Teej), there will be hundreds of women with the finest red and gold saris are seen laughing, singing, and worshiping Lord Shiva. Shivaratri (the day of lord shiva,) is another great time to visit Pashupatinath temple. ‘Some people say that” Shivaratri is the birthday of lord shiva”, but that’s not because there is nothing mentioned about Shiva birth in any Hinduism. Boudhanath Stupa: 8kms away from Kathmandu, Boudhanath is the biggest stupa in Nepal and the pilgrimage center for Buddhists and many Tibetans living in Nepal. Mostly Tibetan Lamas and Rinpoches reside in the surrounding area of Boudhanath stupa. You can see 108 images of Buddha and 147 insets containing prayer wheels. Swoyambhunath Stupa: From the main city Kathmandu Swoyambhunath is 45 minutes walk on top of green hillock west of Kathmandu. Believe that patriarch Manjushri discovered the lotus of the ancient valley lake, where Stupa is situated now. The painted eyes of Stupa Swoyambhunath are the center of Buddhist learning. From here you can see the great view of Kathmandu valley and on a clear day can see the Himalayas.

    • Hotel
    • 2 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast
    • 1300 M
    • Kathmandu
  • Day: 3
    Kathmandu Drive to Lumbini.

    Visit the interesting, artistic and holy spots like Mayadevi Temple, Pushkarni pond, Myanmar Temple is also known as Lokamani Cula Pagoda, Japan temple, Sri Lanka temple, Vietnam temple.

    • Hotel
    • 6-7 Hour Drive
    • Breakfast
    • 150 M
    • Lumbini
  • Day: 4
    Explore Birth Place Lumbini.

    Lumbini, Birthplace of Shakyamuni Gautam Buddha is the pilgrimage destination of the world’s Buddhists. 8 sq Kms spread sacred garden, Ashoka’s commemorative pillar, Lumbini Museum, Queen Mayadevi, and her bath sacred pond Puskarni is the main attraction place of Lumbini. Kapilvastu is 27kms west of Lumbini which was the Sakya Kingdom where the Buddha spent his youth as Prince Siddhartha.

    • Hotel
    • 2-3 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast
    • 150 M
    • Lumbini
  • Day: 5
    Lumbini - Kathmandu - Namobuddha.

    Fly from Lumbini to Kathmandu and drive to Nagarkot. 2 hours drive. Namobuddha: “Hail to the Buddha”, a sacred site of legend Buddhist price sacrificed his body to feed a starving tigress and her cubs. Buddhist from all over travel in Nepal, they visit this place and some of them spend their night at the Monastery where there are limited rooms. Some travelers hike from Dhulikhel to Namobuddha.

    • Monastery
    • NA
    • Breakfast and Dinner
    • 1750 M
    • Namobuddha
  • Day: 6
    Namobudhha - Bhaktapur city - Kathmandu.

    After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu, on the way visit Bhaktapur city.

    • Hotel
    • 1 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast and Dinner
    • 1300 M
    • Kathmandu
  • Day: 7
    Final Departure.

    Transferred to the international airport on your flight schedule and if some have extra days in Nepal they can continue with other activities. If any help is needed for further plans feel free to contact rugged trails Nepal team.

    • NA
    • NA
    • Breakfast
    • NA
    • NA

What's Included

  • Domestic Airfare as per itinerary (Lumbini - Kathmandu)
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu and Lumbini with breakfast.
  • One Night in Namobuddha Monastery.
  • The full board based in Namobuddha Monastery.
  • Guided Tour in the city with an expert tour guide.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in the city (Kathmandu).
  • Transportation from the starting and ending points of the trip.
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu.

What’s Excluded

  • Nepal visa Fee (Visa On Arrival at the Nepal Airport).
  • Lunch & Dinner except for welcome dinner. 
  • Tips for trip assistance.
  • Personal insurance, medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  • Service other than mentioned above
  • International airfare and airport taxes
  • Items of personal nature expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, mineral water
  • Entrance fees during the tour.