Buddhist Cultural Tour in Nepal

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration9 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Starts Kathmandu
  • Ends Kathmandu
  • Activities Cultural Sightseeing
  • Max. Altitude 1100 meters
  • Group Size Min 1 Person
  • Best Time throughout the Year
  • Encompass practically major historical sites associated with Buddhism in Nepal
  • Best Price with Hassle free travel arrangement
  • Experienced Tour guide with private transportation throughout the trip
  • Visit Namo Buddha Monastery, One of the most sacred Buddhist sites
  • Enjoy a leisurely stroll around Kopan Monastery with Visit to Swayambhunath and Boudhanath Stupa
  • City Tour of Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar Square, Ancient Cities listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Explore Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha which is the place of a quest for enlightenment
  • Landscape view of green hills, typical Nepali Villages and Trishuli river
  • World Peace Pagoda, Malepatan Gumba, Hyangja Tibetan Refugee Camp Sightseeing in Pokhara

Buddhist Cultural Tour in Nepal monasteries and stupas, culture and lifestyle, and the birthplace of Lord Buddha, Lumbini. This journey is solely dedicated to seeing all of Nepal monasteries, temples, stupas that reinvigorate Buddhist spiritual and religious ambitions. This 9 days travel itinerary encompasses journeys to UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley with different monasteries and Buddhist sacred sites on Pokhara, as well as a visit to Lord Buddha’s birthplace, Asia’s light. Some of the prominent Buddhist pilgrimage sites you will be visiting are Swyombhunath Stupa, Bouddhanath Stupa, Namobuddha, Kopan Monastery, Pilgrimage sites in Patan, Lumbini, and World Peace Stupa.

Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal  is paired with a nature excursion. Starting from Kathmandu, we will be able to experience distinctive cultural life that founded on a unique blend of diverse religions and faiths. We visit Swayambhunath Stupa which is referred as Monkey Temple, ancient religious architecture located in the little hillock. Bouddhanath Stupa which is the largest stupa in the world and center of Buddhist culture in Nepal. Experience sound of Tibetan music, spinning of prayer wheels, singing bowls, and collective chants provides pleasantness with peace of mind.

Explore Kopan Monastery, Tibetan Buddhist monastery on the outskirts of Kathmandu which offers atmosphere infused with spirituality and positive energy. Besides, Cultural experience we will also enjoy magnificent Himalayan views from Dhulikhel Hill Station. Immerse into serene beauty of nature and peaceful culture. Namobuddha is one of the most important religious sites of and known for its Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Monastery. Explore two historic cities namely Patan and Bhaktapur, marvel at Nepal’s best collection of temples and palaces.

Without a visit to Lumbini, Buddhist Cultural Tour in Nepal is incomplete. After completing the sightseeing around kathmandu, we continue trip towards Lumbini. According to historical records, Gautam Buddha spent 25 years of his life here. We will proceed to the World Peace Pagoda, Lumbini Crane Sanctuary, Scared Lumbini Garden, Ashoka Pillar, and a variety of other Buddha stupas. We will also visit the monasteries built by various countries around the world (Thailand, Sri Lanka, Combodia, Myanmar, China, India and many more to name but a few). We will also travel to Tilaurakot, which is known as King Suddhodan’s father’s major part. Visit the nearby historical ruins shrines of Kudan, Gotihawa, and Niglihawa while taking in the beautiful splendor of the flat area. Then we head toward Pokhara – Sightseeing with Monastery and World Peace Stupa.

Our specialist local advisers can help you to create the right trip according to your tastes and budget, whether you wish to travel on one of our pre made itineraries or construct your own from start. Buddhist Cultural Tour in Nepal is accompanied by highly experience local tour guide who will share the insight of Nepal’s rich history. We are known for fair price, small group and personalized service. For speedy information and immediate trip about your trip Contact Us at WhatsApp +977 9813665337 (Anjan) or drop us an inquiry through email. We also accept Last Minute booking for the trip directly by Inquiry, calling, or sending a message anytime. You may also like our Spirit of Nepal Tour, and Kathmandu and Lumbini Tour.

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Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, you are welcomed by the hospitable meeting and then you will be transferred to hotel. Kathmandu is the capital and largest metropolitan center, and well known city of temples, stupa and shrines. Hotel is located at Thamel where numerous restaurants, and shops that cater everything you need. We will briefs you about the following tours. Relax and recover from jetlag at hotel or explore around. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation:3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu

After Breakfast, meet your tour guide at Hotel then proceed of Swayambhunath Stupa. It more recently referred to as Monkey Temple, ancient religious architecture located in the little hillock northwest of Kathmandu Valley. Afterward, Drive to Bouddhanath Stupa which is the largest stupa in the world and center of Buddhist culture in Nepal. Experience sound of Tibetan music, spinning of prayer wheels, singing bowls, and collective chants provides pleasantness with peace of mind. Then, Proceed to Buddhist Monastery in the Tibetan Tradition known as Kopan Monastery. It is the home of 360 monks, lamas, teachers and workers. After today’s sightseeing, drive to Dhulikhel for overnight stay. Dhulikhel is an ancient town located at 30 km east of Kathmandu along the Arniko Highway (way to Tibet), famous for its scenic beauty and tradition. It is a perfect place for unwinding and an immaculate stop for guests. Overnight at Hotel in Dhulikhel.

  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Accommodation:3 Star Hotel in Dhulikhel

Enjoy gorgeous views of the Himalayas over sunrise along with beautiful hilly station. After Breakfast at Hotel, we will head towards the Namobuddha Monastery. It is one of the Buddhist pilgrimage site situated on the hilltop of Panauti in Kavre District. Namo Buddha Monasteries (Tharung Tashi Yangtse monastery) and Dewachen Temple (The pure land of Buddha Amitabha) have religious and mythical importance. Afterward, Sightseeing of Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square. The Durbar Square holds many old palaces, buildings, temples and statues from medieval times. Unique Nepali architecture, amazing wood-crafting, stone and metal works, rare carvings done on their doors and windows. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Accommodation:3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu

After Breakfast, Drive to Lumbini through Naubise on the Tribhuvan Highway following the Narayanghat then East-West Highway to the destination at Lumbini. The approx distance is 310 km and the destination can be reached within 8 to 9 hour. Flight option is also available which is about 30 minutes. Overnight at Hotel in Lumbini.

  • Duration:8 to 9 Hours Drive
  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Accommodation:3 Star Hotel in Lumbini

Today, you will have full day sightseeing in Lumbini. Depending on the time schedule, we will visit World Peace Pagoda, Lumbini Crane Santury, visit Scared Lumbini garden, Ashoka Pillar and many more other Buddha stupas. We will also drive to Tilaurakot, identify as the main section of King Suddhodan – the Lord Buddha’s father. Enjoying the scenic beauty of the flat land and visit the adjoining other historical ruins shrines like, Kudan, Gotihawa and Niglihawa. Similarly, we can visit at different places of the Lumbini in our leisure time. Overnight at Hotel in Lumbini.

  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Accommodation:3 Star Hotel in Lumbini

After Breakfast, transfer to Pokhara. It is about 170 km and it will take about 5 hours to reach. Along the way landscape view of green hills, typical Nepali Villages and river which make ride more excitement. Our Vehicles are well equipped with spacious comfort seat and air conditioned so that you can enjoy the scenic view. Upon arrival, Check-In and take a rest. Free Day at your own, roaming around the lake side with the colourful bazars, Coffe shop or enjoy music in the local pubs. Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara.

  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Accommodation:3 Star Hotel in Pokhara

After Breakfast, we will visit beautiful Pilgrimage city of Pokhara. Firstly, Visit World Peace Pagoda was built by a Japanese organization above the Fewa Lake and located on top of the Ananda hill. The place also offers the scenic views of the mountain and green hills. Afterward, we visit Malepatan Monastery. It is also a fine art and sacred place of Buddhists. Then proceed to Hyanhja, where the Tibetan Refugee Camp lies. Experience history of Tibetan culture and lifestyle. Devis fall and Guptashore cave can also be explore before we reach at destination. Last but not the least do one hour boating in Fewa lake. Then, drive back to hotel.

  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Accommodation:3 Star Hotel in Pokhara

After Breakfast, we will drive back to Kathmandu. If you want to do any adventure activities like paragliding, Bungee jump, Ultra Light Aircraft, Hot air balloon or Helicopter trip to Annapurna Base Camp. Please let us know. Otherwise, You will be transfer to Kathmandu by Private Vehicle. On the way enjoy view of green sceneries, terrace fields, Trishuli River and vegetable fields. In the Evening, there will be Farewell Dinner hosted by Aspiration Adventure, we will also discuss about your trip and take feedback. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Duration:6 to 7 Hours Drive
  • Meals:Breakfast and Farewell Dinner
  • Accommodation:3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu

It's your last day in Nepal! Grab hygenic breakfast, then take last-minute shopping and explore around the market or relax at hotel in Kathmandu. You will be advised and assisted for onward travel arrangements to make sure that you arrive at Airport three hours before your flight departs. Our airport representative will drop you to the airport for your International flight as per your flight schedule. We will exchange our good-byes and now you will be leaving Nepal, armed with all the good memories and unforgettable Experience. If you want to explore more of Nepal or the Himalayan countries (Tibet, Bhutan), Please do let us know.

  • Meals:Breakfast

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Cost Details
Cost Includes
  • Airport Pick up and drop an transfer in a private vehicle
  • Twin sharing accommodation in a standard 3 star hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast
  • Heritage Sites Entry permits and fees for all temples, parks, monasteries
  • Twin sharing accommodation in a standard 3 star hotel in Dhulikhel with Breakfast
  • Guided city tour and Sightseeing by private tourist vehicle (as in day by day itinerary)
  • Aspiration Adventure licensed English Speaking tour guide
  • Twin sharing accommodation in a standard 3 star hotel in Lumbini with Breakfast Inclusive
  • The required number of ground staff during the tour like Driver, Helpers etc
  • All government taxes and Tourist Service charges
  • All the expenses for guide include salary, food and other expenses
  • Complementary Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a typical Nepali restaurant
  • Official expenses
  • Local SimCard (if Needed)
Cost Excludes
  • Airfare for international flights to and from Kathmandu
  • Travel insurance.
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee
  • Meals not specified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary
  • All Items of Personal nature expenses.
  • Tips for the guide & driver. (Tipping is Expected)
Dates & Availability

All of our scheduled departure dates are guaranteed! But if they do not fit with your travel schedule, we will be happy to assist you in choosing an another day! You may start planning your tailor made holidays right now, whether you are solo traveler, couple, a family, or group. For information on prices and other questions, kindly contact us.

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Useful Information

Best Time

This tour is possible throughout the year but Spring Season during March, April, May and Autumn during September, October, November and Early December are the best season for this trip. During this month the weather you can enjoy the fresh air, clear mountain view and pleasant sunrise. However, this trip is can also be done in the January and February.

Tour Guide and Private Transport

All of our tour guides speak excellent English. We use local guides who have been to the this tour destination numerous times. Our guides have many year’s of working experience, knowledgeable, flexible, polite, authorized licensed holder and are very good at connecting with people. Moreover, if you wish we can include Spanish, French, Germany, Chinese, Italian Speaking guide throughout the tour. During the trip, We provide the private comfortable vehicles during the tour. As per the group size we use Car, Jeep, Hiace, Sutlej Bus. Vehicles are standard for the trip and we ensure to provide the best experience.


At Aspiration Adventure, We believe that the accommodation is one of the major factor that enhances your overall travel experience. On these trip we will accommodate you on Standard 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu, Dhulikhel and Lumbini on twin sharing basis. However, Single Supplement can be provided upon request at additional cost. Besides, Inspiring view from the rooms it is well equipped with guest amenities like – TV, attached bath with 24-hour hot water, WI-FI. Scrupulous housekeeping and maintenance ensure that our rooms are always fresh and welcoming. We ensure to provide you best standard accommodation during the trip. Love this trip and want to have more Customization, Please inquiry us, we have the option of using other Luxury accommodation. We are flexible and happy to make that trip happen.

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