9Night/10Days
Duration
Kathmandu, Lumbini, Pokhara
Location
Tour Highlight
  • Lumbini is the pilgrimage destination of the world’s millions of people faithful to all schools of Buddhism.
  • Visiting historical places in Lumbini and around Kathmandu Valley.
  • Scenic pilgrimage drive includes the best of the wonderful spots of Nepal with a visit to an enchanting Pokhara.

Nepal with its rich cultural heritage has much more to offer the extraordinary hospitality, warm and generous people with their authentic religion; Hinduism or Buddhism. Beside to merge with the almighty Nepal Himalayas there are many visitors who come to Nepal for spiritual tour. This fascinating tour takes you to the holy place at Lumbini, the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautam, the Shakya prince, the one and only ultimate Buddha, the Enlightened One, is the pilgrimage destination of the world’s millions of people faithful to all schools of Buddhism. This historical site, identified by the Great Indian Emperor Ashoka’s commemorative pillar is listed as World Heritage Site.

Additional information

Hotel1 Star, 2 Star, 3 Star, 4 Star, 5 Star
Available OptionsMountain Flights, Cable Car
1

Kathmandu Airport Arrival

The Travhill representative will receive you from the airport and transfer to the hotel. The briefing about your tour will be done by the Travhill guide.

Overnight at Kathmandu.

2

Kathmandu Sightseeing

After breakfast, accompanied by a guide of your lingual preference. The tour will include the following cultural heritage sites designated by UNESCO.
  • Bouddhanath: A major Buddhist Stupa located at the north eastern outskirts of Kathmandu.
  • Pashupatinath: The most revered temple by Hindus in Nepal, the temple carries a significance of mystical proportions and is a site to many important life events of Hindus.
  • Swayambhunath: Sitting atop a hill, it is the most prominent Buddhist pilgrimage site in Nepal and is also one of many sites of Nepal included in World’s Heritage List.
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square: Durbar Square or the Palace Square is ancient coutyard of the Malla Kings of Kathmandu Valley which is a breathtaking architecture.

Overnight at Kathmandu.

3

Visit Manakamana

Drive to Kurintar and visit Manakamana Temple by Cable Car. Overnight over there.
4

Drive to Lumbini

Drive to Lumbini from Kurintar which takes around 6 hours. Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Buddha. In reaching there, there, you can visit Ashoka Pillar and the Maya Devi Temple.

Overnight at Lumbini.

5

Sightseeing at Lumbini

After breakfast, you will visit the different monasteries which have a greater value in culture such as Royal Thai Monastery, Myanmar Golden Monastery, German Monastery, Linh Son Monastery, Chinese Monastery etc. Different art and culture is being reflected in each monasteries.

After having our lunch, we will visit the museum of Lumbini. Lumbini Museum on the northern end of the premise is dedicated to the life of Gautam Buddha, the houses, the photos and artifacts from Buddhist sites all over the world. Overnight at Lumbini.

6

Sightseeing Tour

In this day, early in the morning, we will drive to the World Peace Pagoda. It is an impressive gleaming white World Peace Pagoda being constructed by Japanese Buddhists. A walk around the Stupa gives you panoramic view of Lumbini. The golden Buddha statue depicts the posture Gautama Buddha took when he was born.

We return back to hotel and have a lunch and again tour around remaining pilgrimage sites like Chinese Temple, Dharma swami Maharaja Buddha Vihar, Drubgyud Chöling Gompa, Korean Buddhist Temple, etc. Evening time you can indulge on your own activity.

Overnight at Lumbini.

7

Drive to Pokhara

This day, we will drive to Pokhara from Kapilvastu which takes around 8 hours. Pokhara is a city of natural wonders, the serenity of lakes and the magnificence of mountains.

Overnight at Pokhara.

8

Sightseeing around Pokhara

This day, early in the morning, we will drive to Sarangkot to view the beautiful sunrise and majestic Himalayas. After an hour, we will get back to hotel, have some rest and continue our tour. We will go around Phewa Lake for boating, Bindabasini Temple, Mahendra Cave, Seti Gandaki Gorge, Peace Stupa, Tal Barahi Temple, Devi’s Fall, etc.

Overnight at Pokhara.

9

Drive back to Kathmandu

The next day, we will drive back to Kathmandu (6 hours). In the evening, you can go out for a shopping or you can just relax in your hotel room. Overnight at Hotel.
10

Final Departure

The TravHill Representative will drop you to the airport 2 hours prior to your schedule.

Cost Includes

  • Airport transfers and escort
  • Accommodation on twin sharing at Park village or similar (4*) in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Everest Heli sightseeing
  • Breakfast in Kongde or Hotel Everest View
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • Monuments Entry fees and permits

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa
  • Any other airfares and airport tax
  • Lunch & dinner during staying in Kathmandu
  • Any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation due to weather condition/road blockage or any reason
  • Extra baggage charges if any
  • Any expense of personal nature, telephone calls, laundry, internet etc.
  • Tips for Guide, driver, porter
  • Travel Insurance & Medical Expenses
  • Paragliding
  • Helicopter tour around Annapurna Base Camp/ Everest Base Camp
  • Bungee Jumping
  • Zipflying
  • Short trek around Kathmandu