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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 remote.”
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.
Contact: Rabindra Adhikari iTourNepal.com P Ltd. Chaksibari, Thamel Kathmandu Nepal 97714363643