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Buddhism & Peace

Buddhism & Peace

Embark on a soul-searching adventure with the “Buddhism and Peace” tour package in Nepal. Discover the teachings of Buddha and find inner peace as you explore UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu, visit the birthplace of Buddha in Lumbini, and relax in the beautiful city of Pokhara.

The highlight of the tour is living in a monastery with monks, where you’ll gain insight into the Buddhist way of life and learn about monastic traditions. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to find your inner Buddha and experience the true essence of Nepal.

Buddhism & Peace

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Buddhism & Peace

The “Buddhism and Peace” tour package in Nepal is an immersive cultural and spiritual experience. Starting in Kathmandu, you’ll visit UNESCO World Heritage sites significant to Buddhism, such as the Swayambhunath Stupa and Boudhanath Stupa. Next, you’ll travel to Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, to visit the Maya Devi Temple and Ashoka Pillar.

After Lumbini, you’ll head to the beautiful city of Pokhara to relax and immerse yourself in local culture. The highlight of the tour is the opportunity to live in a monastery with monks. Here, you’ll learn about monastic life, meditate, and gain insight into the Buddhist way of life. Throughout the tour, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of Buddha’s teachings and philosophy, and connect with your inner self. The tour provides a unique chance to learn from monks and experience the daily rituals and practices of monastic life.

Overall, the “Buddhism and Peace” tour package in Nepal is a spiritual journey that offers a chance to find inner peace and learn about the Buddhist way of life. It’s a meaningful experience that will leave you with unforgettable memories and a deeper appreciation for Buddhism.

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu, Pick up from the Airport, Hotel overnight
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Day 02: Boudhanath & Kapan Monastery over night (B, L & D Included)
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Day 03: Drive / Fly To Lumbini (B, L & D Included)
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Day 04: Guided tour to Lumbini (B & L Included)
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Day 05: Road trip from Lumbini to Pokhara (B & L Included)
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Day 06: World peace Pagoda, Malepatan Gumba & Tibetan Refuge center (B & L Inc.)
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Day 07: Drive to Kathmandu and free time to explore this city (B & L Included)
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Day 08: Sightseeing Kathmandu & Shopping session in the evening. (B & L Included)
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Day 9: Departure

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrive to Kathmandu.
Pick up from the Airport, Hotel overnight
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Arrival in Kathmandu. You will get a quick tour briefing with one of our knowledgeable tour managers after refreshments at the hotel.

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Day 02: Boudhanath & Kapan Monastery over night
Visit Boudhanath and spend a night at Kapan Monastery for a truly immersive experience. (B, L & D Included)
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Experience the ultimate highlight of your day with a serene morning stroll around the Boudhanath Stupa, the largest stupa in the world, accompanied by devoted Buddhists.

Next, delve deeper into Buddhism at the Kopan Monastery. Here, you’ll spend time with monks who are dedicated to achieving universal happiness and ending suffering. Join in on the daily Dharma discussion and gain insight into the teachings of Buddha.

Finally, settle in and spend the night at the monastery. Immerse yourself in monastic life and gain a unique perspective on the Buddhist way of life. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn from the monks and experience their daily rituals and practices.

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Day 03: Drive / Fly To Lumbini
Driving or flying to Lumbini, one of the holiest sites in Buddhism. (B, L & D Included)
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Embark on an early-morning journey to Lumbini, the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, also known as Lord Buddha. Experience the peacefulness of this sacred site and gain insight into Buddha’s life and teachings. In the evening, immerse yourself in the spiritual atmosphere as monks chant at Lumbini.

If you prefer, we can arrange a flight to Lumbini for your convenience.

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Day 04: Guided tour to Lumbini
Take a unique and eco-friendly guided tour of Lumbini with an electric tuk-tuk. Explore the birthplace of Buddha in style and comfort while minimizing your carbon footprint. (B & L Included)
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Embark on a unique and eco-friendly journey to Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, with a guided tour by electric tuktuk. Enjoy the peaceful surroundings and immerse yourself in the spiritual atmosphere as you learn about the life and teachings of Buddha.

Visit the Maya Devi Temple and Ashoka Pillar, significant landmarks in the history of Buddhism, and gain a deeper understanding of the religion. The electric tuktuk tour is a sustainable and convenient way to explore Lumbini and experience its sacred sites.

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Day 05: Road trip from Lumbini to Pokhara
Embark on a scenic road trip from Lumbini to Pokhara and take in the breathtaking views of the Nepalese countryside. (B & L Included)
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As the late afternoon approaches, depart from Lumbini and journey towards the serene city of Pokhara. This breathtaking destination is home to the tranquil Phewa Lake and is surrounded by the natural beauty of Fishtail Mountain.

Take in the awe-inspiring views and immerse yourself in the peaceful atmosphere. Relax and unwind as you experience the unique charm of Pokhara and its surrounding natural wonders.

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Day 06: World peace Pagoda, Malepatan Gumba & Tibetan Refuge center
Explore the cultural and spiritual wonders of Nepal with a visit to the World Peace Pagoda, Malepatan Gumba, and the Tibetan Refugee Center. (B & L Inc.)
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Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of Nepal with a visit to the World Peace Pagoda, perched high on a narrow hill overlooking Phewa Lake. Breathe in the fresh mountain air as you take in the stunning views. Next, choose between visiting the Matepani Gumba, a traditional Buddhist monastery, or exploring the culture and lifestyle of Tibetan refugees at the Tashiling handicraft facility and Tibetan refugee camp.

In the evening, unwind by the tranquil lakeside and soak up the peaceful atmosphere. This experience offers a perfect blend of natural beauty and cultural immersion, providing a unique and unforgettable Nepalese adventure.

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Day 07: Drive to Kathmandu and free time to explore this city
Embark on a scenic drive to the bustling city of Kathmandu and enjoy some free time to explore all that this vibrant city has to offer.(B & L Included)
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Take a leisurely stroll through the bustling streets of inner Thamel, now a vehicle-free zone, and discover the vibrant energy of this unique neighborhood. From souvenir shops and street food vendors to trendy cafes and bars, inner Thamel offers a blend of old and new, traditional and modern.

Take your time to relax and indulge in the sights, sounds, and flavors of Kathmandu before retiring to your boutique hotel for a peaceful night’s rest. This is the perfect way to cap off your Nepalese adventure and savor the memories of your trip.

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Day 08: Sightseeing Kathmandu & Shopping session in the evening.
Shopping, Kathmandu sightseeing or a free day- Farewell dinner (B & D Included)
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Start your day bright and early with an ascent up the 365 stairs to Swayambhunath, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that boasts stunning views of the Kathmandu Valley.

Afterwards, hop into a 4×4 and head to the White Gumba, where you’ll be treated to even more breathtaking views of the valley. Marvel at the stunning scenery and soak up the tranquil atmosphere before continuing your adventure.

In the afternoon, explore the historic neighbourhood market of Asan with Madam Sarala from Madam Tours or visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, both of which offer a glimpse into Nepal’s rich cultural heritage.

End your unforgettable journey with a farewell dinner at one of Kathmandu’s finest restaurants, handpicked by Madame Tours. Savour the delicious cuisine and reminisce about your amazing experiences in Nepal as you bid farewell to this enchanting country.

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Day 9: Departure
See you next time! Namaste
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Although saying goodbye is really difficult, life must carry on, thus we choose to say: “See you next time!” Namaste. Our professional driver will pick you up from the hotel and transport you to the TIA departure gate.

Hotels

Hotels are from basic to 5-star rated or a similar standard.

HOTEL OPTION CATEGORY ROOM
Kantipur Temple House or/and similar Deluxe / Twin share or Single 
Hyatt Regency Taragoan, Kathmandu Deluxe / Twin share or Single 
Temples Tree Resort & Spa, Pokhara Deluxe / Twin share or Single 
Glacier Hotel & Spa, Pokhara Deluxe / Twin share or Single 
Tea houses or Guest Houses on the trek Basic rooms

Hotels are subject to change according to the season and booking time, In case of unavailability, we promise you that we will find similar standard hotels.

Includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • All Domestic Transportation (Land and Air) 
  • All accommodations (Double deluxe room)
  • Guide’s & Driver’s and all staff’s insurance and wages
  • Entrance fees to all sightseeing

Meals and Refreshments as it is mentioned in the Itinerary
Breakfast (B), Lunch (L) Dinner (D)

Excludes:

  • International Airfare, Visa fee to Nepal
  • Any other cost other then the one mentioned above
  • Meals that is not listed above
  • Gratuities
  • Your personal costs
  • Any other personal expenses that may occur
  • Personal insurance, health insurance, flight cancellation and etc..

Taxes & Permit

The itinerary covers all necessary taxes and permits for both sightseeing and trekking, without any additional or unexpected expenses. You will only pay for what you see in the itinerary.

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Packed meals
  • Bottled water
  • Farewell dinner

FAQs

What do I need to hire Madam Tours?

Nothing to be honest. Just contact us and we will make the whole process very natural.

What is included in the "Buddhism and Peace" tour package?

The tour package includes visits to various Buddhist temples, monasteries, and UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu and Lumbini, as well as exploring the natural beauty of Pokhara. It also includes a guided tour of Lumbini, a morning stroll around Boudhanath, spending time with monks at the Kopan Monastery, and a visit to the World Peace Pagoda and Tibetan Refugee Center in Pokhara.

Is airfare included in the tour package?

No, airfare is not included in the tour package. However, we can help you arrange flights to and from Nepal upon request.

Do I need a visa to enter Nepal?

Yes, all foreign nationals, except Indians, require a visa to enter Nepal. You can obtain a visa on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport or apply for one online before your trip.

Will I have free time to explore on my own?

Yes, you will have free time to explore on your own, particularly in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Your guide will be happy to provide recommendations and assist with any arrangements.

Is travel insurance required for this tour?

We highly recommend that you purchase travel insurance that covers medical emergencies, trip cancellations, and other unforeseen circumstances.

What should I pack for the trip?

We recommend packing comfortable, lightweight clothing and sturdy walking shoes. Don’t forget to pack sunscreen, insect repellent, a hat, and a reusable water bottle.

Is the tour suitable for children?

Yes, the tour is suitable for children. However, please note that some activities, such as ascending the 365 stairs to Swayambhunath, may be challenging for young children or those with mobility issues.

What if I need to cancel my tour?

Please refer to our cancellation policy, which is outlined in the tour package details. In general, cancellations made within a certain timeframe may result in a partial refund or forfeiture of the full payment.

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Jwayne
Spent two days with the owner Sarala and her husband, kamal. First day was to Durbar square in Bhaktapur. Second day was to the Great Boudha Stupa and Pashupati, and...Read More
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