Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour of Nepal - Lumbini, Halesi and more
iTourNepal, the leading sustainable Himalayan tour operator from Nepal, has launched its new
tour program – ‘The Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour of Nepal’.
Kathmandu, Nepal, February 12, 2014 -- “Buddhist pilgrims are relieved by the tour itinerary
that chain up visits to most sought pilgrimage sites in Nepal” said Kopila Sen the founder of the
company. “Inquiries for the tour have been increased and they are excited about how the tour
program unveiled travel information about the less know but important Buddhist sites in Nepal. We
researched the latest development, possible means of transportation and nearest accommodation to
these sites. Then it has been possible to visit those places which otherwise was less known and
The Buddhist pilgrimage tour starts from Kathmandu which has the oldest existing Buddhist city of
‘Lalitpur’. The Buddhist sites around Kathmandu, includes sites related with Siddhas like Tilopa,
Naropa, Milarepa and relic stupa (Namobuddha) of one of the Bodhisattva. Visit to Lumbini, the
birthplace of Buddha and its surroundings are the heart of the tour. The only Buddha relic stupa of
Ramagram, Tilaurakot palace where Buddha was raised till the age of 29 are in the radius of 30 km.
The tour also includes visit to Maratika cave in Halesi and Asura cave in Pharping. Both of these
sites are related with Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava).
This tour could be custom designed with visit to Pokhara and Chitwan National Park. Lumbini and
its surroundings are one of the ancient archeological sites in Nepal. Important findings have been
achieved in over four dozen of sites for which it is enlisted as UNESCO Heritage site. Similarly
visit to Namobuddha, Pharping and Halesi is best way to experience countryside lifestyle and scenic
Himalayan panorama. Day hiking is an option to reach to these places. In most of the places visitors
can also stay with monks in the monastery.
‘Buddhist Pilgrimage tour of Nepal’ is designed to help Buddhist pilgrims to visit important
Buddhist sites in Nepal saving their time and money. Tourists can communicate directly and know
flight schedules, weather, and special occasions to visit these sites.
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