Buddhist influences are evident in the culture of Nepal because Buddha was born in Nepal. Nepal has got strong Buddhist background and has played role in spread of Buddhism to Tibet. Nepalese princess Bhrikuti played a significant role in development of Buddhism in Tibet and Far East.

Buddha was born in Lumbini (which is now in Nepal). According to the Tripitaka, he visited his father's kingdom and converted his family and clan to Buddhism. The Shakya clans later moved to Kathmandu valley and helped establish Buddhism there.

We are providing you complete information about Buddhist Pilgrimage packages, destinations and the life of the Buddha, through this tour packages. Besides these you will also able to know about Buddha’s detail information, his birth place, place of His enlightenment and His teachings.


The main attractions of this tour are swayambhunath, boudhanath and namobuddha in Kathmandu, great Ashoka pillar, sacred pond, Temple of lords, Maya Devi temple and remains of Old monastery in Lumbini , religious and archeological sites at Devdaha and Ramagram.

Outline Itinerary

  • Arrival day in Kathmandu
  • Explore Kathmandu
  • Explore Kathmandu
  • Drive from Kathmandu to Lumbini
  • Explore Lumbini, Religious and archeological sites of Kapilavastu
  • Drive to Devdaha to Ramgram and return back to Kathmandu
  • Departure day from Kathmandu

Important Trip Notes & Activities

Pleased acknowledge that you are joining us for the adventure trip in remote Himalayan region, where weather conditions, health and fitness of the member or unexpected natural disaster can compel us to change the itinerary and if so you have to understand it but we would try our best to keep the suggested itinerary as per the original schedule.

Your safety and satisfaction of the trip is our prime concern while travelling with us and we ensure you our best team, logistics, professional services to make sure that you would have an amazing trip of lifetime with us. Also note that our trip leader deserved the final decision if the trip has to amend, change the route or cancel due to the extreme conditions for the safety precaution. However, he will try his best to ensure that the trip runs as according to the stated plan but be prepared for flexibility if necessary.


Day 1:

Arrival day in Kathmandu
Altitude: 1350m/4428ft

After your Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu, our representative will welcome you and then you will be taken to your hotel. Our tour operator will explain briefly about the program. Depending on your arrival time in Kathmandu, you may explore "Thamel".

In the evening we host welcome dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurant with local music and ethnic dance. O/N Kathmandu.

Day 2:

Explore Kathmandu
Altitude: 1350m/4428ft
Place we visit: Bouddhanath & Swayambhunath


Breakfast at the hotel.Full-day tour of Kathmandu and we will visit swayambhunath temple; this temple is lovingly called the 'monkey temple', for the innumerable monkeys that have made the temple their permanent residence. Swayambhunath is a stupa based on top of hill, from where we can generally view the scenery of Kathmandu Valley. After that we visit to Boudhanath, a Buddhist Stupa said to be one of the largest in the world and it has become the focal point of Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal. It is considered to be one of the most important Tibetan Buddhism monuments outside Tibet. There are 30 gompas in the premises of Bouddhanath.O/N Kathmandu.
Day 3:

Explore Kathmandu
Altitude: 1350m/4428ft
Place we visit: Namobuddha


After having breakfast. Full day excursion to Namobuddha (Hail of Buddha), according to legend, a prince discovered a starving tigress about to devour a boy.  Out of compassion the prince offered his body to the tigress in the boy’s place.  His remains are said to be enshrined in the main stupa. After visiting Namobuddha we will return to Kathmandu. O/N Kathmandu.
Day 4:

Drive from Kathmandu to Lumbini
Altitude: 2600m/ 8530ft
Distance of driving: 230 km, 7 to 8 hours drive

 

After having breakfast, we will drive to Lumbini - 300kms (7hrs) is the birthplace of Lord Buddha, the apostle of peace and compassion.Lumbini lies in the foothills of the Himalayas. Lumbini is the wonder place to visit the different Buddhist temples and shrines from various nations could be finding there. we walk through the Sacred Lumbini Garden where the Buddha was born converges on the Ashoka pillar, visit the Maya Devi Temple with its bas-relief sculpture depicting Maya Devi holding on with her right hand to a branch of pipal tree and giving birth to the infant Buddha who stand up on a lotus pedestal.. There you will also find the ancient museum that is Kapilvastu Museum; with the lots of pottery, jewelry and ornaments in museum.After visiting such a sacred places of Lumbini.  O/N Lumbini.

Day 5:

Explore Lumbini,Religious and archeological sites of Kapilavastu
Altitude: 2600m/ 8530ft
Place we visit: Kapilvastu Museum; the pottery, jewelry and ornaments are gathered in-house

 

After breakfast, Drive and visit religious and archeological sites of Tilaurakot, Gotihawa, Kudan, Siddharthanagar, Niglihara, Sagarhawam Aurorakot. Tilaurakot is the ancient Kapilabastu - the capital of Shakya. Kudan was where Buddha was received by his father after his access to enlightenment. Gotihawa is the birth place of Krakuchanda Buddha. Niglihawa is where Kanakmuni Buddha was born. Sagarhawa is the archeological findings as "place of the Massacre of the Shakyas". O/N Siddharthanagar.

Day 6:

Drive to Devdaha to Ramgram and return back to Kathmandu
Altitude: 2600m/ 8530ft
Place we visit: Devdaha & Ramgram
Distance of driving: 7 to 8 hours drive
 

Drive and visit religious and archeological sites at Devdaha and Ramagram. Devdaha is the ancient capital of the Koliya kingdom. Devdaha is the maternal hometown of Queen Mayadevi (mother), Prajapati Gautami (step-mother), Princess Yasodhara (consort) and where Prince Siddhartha had spent his childhood. Ramgram Stupa which was made in the age of Buddha and it contains one of the astudhatu of Lord Buddha. Ramgram Stupa is secret place for Buddhist and for all the Buddha and Buddhism lover. It is seven meter high brick stupa consisting of relic (one of the eight astha dhatu) of Lord Buddha. The Stupa was built by the king of Ramgram, who was the eighth king to obtain the Buddha's relics. After visiting Ramgram, and we will drive to Kathmandu. O/N Kathmandu.

Day 7:

Departure day from Kathmandu
Altitude: 1350m/4428ft
Free day for shopping and Deparuture

 

Free morning, after breakfast, if you having enough time, you may explore main town of Kathmandu, thamel, shopping paradise. On time transfer to airport and our trip ends here.

Price: US $670 per person

Inclusions

• Airport pick up and transfer to hotel

• 3 star hotels in kathmandu on BB plan as per as itinerary suggested

• Guided sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley, all the entrance and monument fees

• Well come and farewell dinner in typical Nepali restaurant

• Round trip Private vehicle throughout the trip(private car/ Toyota hiace as per the group size)

• 2 night standard hotel in Lumbini on BB plan

• All Entry & monuments fees as per the itinerary suggested

• 1 night standard hotel in Siddharthanagar on BB plan

• All Entry & monuments fees 

• Round Trip English speaking escort

• All government and Local taxes

• Depature transfer

Exclusions

• Nepal Visa/intl. flights in/out Nepal

• Personal travel insurance

• Personal nature expenses & tips

• Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu,lumbini

• Any additional trips

All prices are in US dollars and do not include international airfare, unless otherwise noted.

We do have several departure dates for our trekking /climbing trips. Please find your convenient departure date from the below listed year and write us. Being as a Nepal based adventure travel Company, we do have permanent trekking set up in mountains so we are very much flexible for the departure dates for our every Himalayan trip. Please view our available group dates as stated and if the listed dates are not matching your expected time for this trip, write us with your personal date, we are happy to organize this trip to you as per your own selected date and we can open the same date for our group departure date.

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Important Trip Notes & Activities

Pleased acknowledge that you are joining us for the adventure and sightseeing tour in Nepal, tour arranged by A.A will be easy trip but also sometimes weather conditions, health and fitness of the member or unexpected natural disaster can compel us to change the itinerary and if so, you have to understand it but we would try our best to keep the suggested itinerary as per the original schedule.


Your safety and satisfaction of the trip is our prime concern while travelling with us and we ensure you our best team, logistics, professional services to make sure that you would have an amazing trip of lifetime with us. Also note that our trip leader deserved the final decision if the trip has to amend, change the route or cancel due to the extreme conditions for the safety precaution. However, he will try his best to ensure that the trip runs as according to the stated plan but be prepared for flexibility if necessary.


Nepal and Nepali people

Nepal has modern banking facilities and some international banks even have offices in Kathmandu. Almost all foreign currencies along with credit cards such as American Express, Visa, and Master card are accepted in Nepal.


Nepali believes that “guests are God” so no need to worry about the safety matter. Although you will be careful about it and always consult your guide. However, you are under our care on any trips you would be joining us so do not have to worry.


Passport & Visa Information

Nepal visa is the easiest visa to obtain; you may buy your Nepal visa at your nearest Nepalese Embassy/ Consulate or Mission offices abroad or buy this upon on arrival to Kathmandu international airport as per your convenient. You have to have 2 passport size photographs, Visa fees in US cash & valid passport at least for 6 months valid at the starting of the trip.


Nationals of SAARC countries and China do not need visa when visiting Nepal. As per this rule, Indian nationals do not require visa.


Transit visa is provided for foreign nationality for 3 days. Visa must be obtained for staying over the initial period of three days. Currently, foreign national can obtain Nepalese visa from the following border.

• Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu

• Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)

• Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal)

• Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)

• Belhiya, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)

• Jamuna, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal)

• Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)

• Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal)


Tourist Visa Fees: 3 days transit visa - Free of Cost


Multiple entry 15 days - US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry 30 days - US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry 90 days - US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

 

(For further information, please, contact Department of Immigration, Maitighar, Impact Building, Kathmandu, and Tel: 00977-1-4221996 / 4223590 / 4222453,

Download visa form-: www.immi.gov.np)


Group Size:

In our trip, the minimum group size would be two and maximum group size is twenty or more on request. We can also organize private trip to solo person with single supplement cost. Else, join our estimated group departure dates available online or ask us with your personal dates, we will open group date on the same date.


Our Guides, trip and safety

Despite the fact that you are with Advanced Adventures P. Ltd, it is very essential that you are accompanied with very experienced and qualified tour guide for the safety and successful of the trip. Our guides are trained and licensed from Nepal Government and fluent in any language as per your need. Our guides are especially for the tour so that they have very good knowledge about the historical places with its entire history and many more. We assure you that your trip is at the right and professional hands.


Meals, Accommodation and Transportation:

While in Kathmandu and any other tour, we use 3 star standard or similar categories hotel on our trips. They are will all the modern facilities, rooms are with attached bath, 24 hours hot/cold water running, back up light if case of no electricity as it is usual at dry season, free WI-FI and internet access.. Our entire accommodation is at twin share unless stated but single supplement accommodation is also available on personal request at the additional cost of US$- 200.


In city, only breakfast is included on the offered trip itinerary but while in Safari tour (Either in Chitwan National park or Bardia National park) full board of meals are included (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with Tea and Coffee). We will offer fresh and hygienic food so that you do not have to worry.


On our every tour, we use deluxe private transport so it is very comfort and convenient as per the tourist requirements. And depending on the group size, car (3 seated), Toyota Van (6 seated and 12 seated), Coaster Bus (22 seated) would be used. Depending on the tour you choose, you might have to use tourist bus for long distance drive which is comfortable and the best tourist vehicles available in Nepal.


(Upgrade hotel to 4 stars or 5 stars is possible in Kathmandu, please write us if you interested)

 
Tour Best Seasons:

We do have two different best seasons for the mentioned tour which are the best season as we call here in Nepal but we run the tour trip throughout the year.


Spring: - (March, April, May) - Best warmest time of the year, best visibility, good Temperature.


Autumn:- (Mid September, October and November) - Excellent weather, crystal clear blue skies, best visibility.


Winter Months: - (December, January and February) - Winter also well, but it’s obviously colder. You have to be prepared for this accordingly.


Summer: - Monsoon, so rain and visibility can be a big issue (from Mid June, July and August). We can still run the trip but not the best to be honest.


Travel Insurance and Vaccination:

Travel insurance is compulsory. You are required to purchase comprehensive travel insurance before travelling with us. Please make sure that you know exactly what you are covered for. Make sure that your travel insurance covers trip cancellation insurance, general medical expenses, and hospitalizations.


Vaccination is required to plan to your trip to Nepal but it is not a must to have thing to come, but highly suggested. Your doctor will have the information of vaccination you would require to the country you will be travelling. Hepatitis A, Japanese Encephalitis, Polio, Rabies, Tetanus, Typhoid and Malaria etc. are the recommended vaccination for travel Nepal.


To Book

once you would choose which trip you would like to book with us, write us with the information or phone us on our phone number for the trip booking confirmation. We have online trip booking option, you may go on that link, choose your trip and date and follow the instruction with information required and summit us. If you need to have your own date, please kindly write us so that we are happy for your own date.

 

Once your trip booking request would be received, we would suggest you the final trip booking procedure with advance payment of the trip. Non-refundable deposit of 20% (per person) is required to confirm a place on your selected trip.

 

Please don't hesitate to contact us in relation to any questions you may have regarding our trip booking Process.

 

Notation: Airport Stops Route

Equipments

It is very important to have right seasonal Clothing & Equipments for the safe and enjoyable trek in Nepal. Here below, we have listed the required equipments for traveling to Nepal and its Himalayas. Please remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. 

Head:
Sun hat or scarf 
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat 
Sunglasses with UV protection

 

Hands:
Lightweight gloves 
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

 

Upper Body:
T-shirts (2) 
Light and expedition weight thermal tops 
Fleece jacket or pullover 
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) 
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric)
shell jacket 

T- Shirt and Down Jacket
Advanced Adventure provide you this

 

Lower Body:
Underwear (4) 
Hiking shorts (2) 
Lightweight cotton long pants 
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms 
Fleece or wool pants 
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
 

Feet:
Thin, lightweight inner socks (4) 
Thick, warm wool hiking socks (4) 
Hiking boots with spare laces 
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
 

Accessories:
Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F - Advanced Adventure provide this 
Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries 
Small pad or combination lock-to-lock for trek bag- Advanced Adventure provide Trekking Duffle Bag.
Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal) 
Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag 
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches) 
Thermarest sleeping pad 
Water bottles (2)
Toiletries
Small wash towel

Extras/Luxuries:
Binoculars 
Reading book 
Trail Map/Guide book 
Journal & Pen 
Walkman 
Pencils and small notebooks 
Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble

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