Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu (1,330m) (D): upon your arrival, a representative from Adventure Treks Nepal will be waiting outside the airport gates to take you to the hotel. Depending on time of arrival, plans will be made for a briefing meeting once you have settled in. Please let us know if there is anything special you would like to do while in Kathmandu and we can help you arrange that.
Day 02: Cultural Tour around Boudhanath, Swayambhunath and Pharping (1,330m) - (B,D): After breakfast we begin with a drive to Swyambhunath Stupa , located at the top of the hill this is also an UNESCO world heritage site. After spending some time here we head towards another WORLD Heritage site i.e. Bouddhanath Stupa from where we again head towards Pharphing. In Pharphing, we will visit the caves where Guru Padmasambhava got enlightened. After completing the sightseeing for the day we return back to Hotel.
Day03: Cultural Tour around Kapan Monastery and Namobuddha - (B,D): Today we will be visiting two more monasteries located around Kathmandu Valley. Firstly, we head to Kapan Monastery which lies on top of a hill in Northern part of Kathmandu Valley. Kapan Monastery is one of the places to learn Buddhism and visitors are always welcome to join the mediation classes if they wish to. From Kapan we drive 40 k.m. southwest t6owards Kavre district where we will visit another famous monastery at Namo Buddha. It is believed that Buddha offered his body to a hugry Tigress and her Cub at this place during one of his previous life. Spending some time arounf the Monastery we return back to Kathmandu.
Day 04: Fly from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa and Drive to Lumbini - (B,D): We will fly from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa airport from where we drive for around 30 minutes to get to Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Once we have checked in and freshened up we will begin the exploration of Lumbini. Firstly we head to Maya Devi Temple, a temple at a side of a pond dedicated to the mother of Buddha. Following we will witness one of the oldest inscription found in Nepal, Ashoka PIllar which was built by the Indian Emperor Ashoka around 3rd century BC. Last for the day is International Peace Park. All the buildings and monuments inside this Park is religiously significant. Above all, you will soak in the peaceful atmosphere of this place and hopefully find some Nirvana.
Day 05: Visit Tilaurakot, Kudan and back to Lumbini - (B,D): You will have a hearty breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast we head in the direction of Tilaurakot. Tilaurakot lies 29km west of Lumbini and is said to be the place where Buddha spent 29 years of his life away from the outside world. Although, the place is totally ruined you can still find many things related to Lord Buddha. From Tilaurakotr we drive to Kudan which is just 4 km away. This place witnessed the first meeting of Lord Buddha with his family members after he got enlightened. Kudan has many other incidents related top it sp don’t miss the words of your guides. This is also the place where the chief disciple Sariputra ordained Buddha’s son Rahula. After completing the tour we head to the hotel in Lumbini.
Day 06: Fly Back to Kathmandu - (B,D): After breakfast we drive to Bhairahawa Airport and fly to Kathmandu. After your arrival in Kathmandu we will transfer you to the hotel and the rest of the day is leisure. You can walk down the streets of Thamel for any last minute shopping.
Day 07: Departure - (B): A representative from Adventure Treks Nepal will drop you to the airport according to your flight time. Return back home with memories that last lifetime. (Checkout Time at 12:00 Noon)