Buddhist pilgrimage tour typically involves visiting sacred sites and places associated with the life and teachings of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. Embark on a transformative 9-day Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour offered by Himalayan Joy Adventure, guiding pilgrims through the profound spiritual landscape of Nepal. This meticulously crafted itinerary invites participants to explore the scattered Buddhist complexes across the country, delving into the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Immerse yourself in the captivating and mysterious grottoes, mountains, temples, monasteries, and stupas that bear witness to the rich tapestry of Buddhism's development. This pilgrimage not only provides a visual journey into the life of Buddha but also unveils the pristine beauty of nature and the cultural wonders of Pokhara, the Lake City.
At the heart of Buddhism lies Kathmandu, a central hub for centuries. Here, colossal domed stupas like Swayambhunath and Boudhanath, both UNESCO cultural heritage sites, stand as major Buddhist landmarks. These sites are intricately woven into the historical and religious fabric, narrating tales of how Buddhism flourished in the valley. Explore additional Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Namobuddha, where the future Buddha selflessly sacrifices his body to a starving tigress and her underfed cubs.
Lumbini, the sacred birthplace of Lord Buddha, holds unparalleled archaeological significance and is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The secluded garden in Lumbini witnessed the birth of Prince Siddhartha Gautam, who later attained enlightenment to become Buddha. With over 62 archaeological sites in the Lumbini region, pilgrims can trace the different events of Buddha's life. Highlights of the Buddhist circular tour include visits to the Secret Garden, Maya Devi Temple, Ashok Pillar, Puskrani Pond, Nepal Buddha Temple, and Lumbini Museum, offering a comprehensive exploration of this revered spiritual destination.