Buddhist Circuit with Halesi

  • Trip duration 9 Days
  • Trip GradeEasy
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A holy pilgrimage around Nepal of important Buddhism sites, covering from Kathmandu-Namodbuddha to Lumbini and Halesi / Maratika caves, a spiritual tour led by expert cultural guides around best and important Buddhist areas, visiting cultural and historical importance sites in the backdrop of snowcapped mountains.

An interesting and impressive pilgrimage tour around Nepal holy Buddhist sites, led by View Nepal expert guides offering full information and in depth of the area on spiritual travel with us.Our Buddhist tour a great combination covering all holy Buddhist sites around Kathmandu-Namobuddha-Pharping to Lumbini, with exclusive tour to Halesi Mahadev temple and caves known as Martika caves by Buddhist followers.This was the holy spot where Padmasambhava (the founder of Tibetan Buddhism, the great Rinpoche) and his wife Mandarava freed themselves from the circle of lives and thus becoming immortal. In this cave they received Vidyadhara of longevity.This exclusive Buddhist circuit will certainly enlightens you with great spiritual value after a mesmerizing tour with us.

High Spirit Treks & Expedition offers you "Buddhist Circuit Tour with Halesi" the pilgrimage tour consists of 8Nights and 9Days covering the routes that follow the path of Buddha - Holy and Historical sites

Trip Highlights

  • Visit the historic and Sacred Buddhist Places In Nepal
  • Monks, Monasteries, People
  • Witness the reclining Buddha at Swayambhunath Monastery and Boudhanath
  • Birth Place of Lord Buddha
  • World Heritage sites visit

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival at international airport, transfer to hotel by private transport and stay overnight in Hotel,
  • Day 02: Full day Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing covering Buddhist sites
  • Day 03: Drive to Namobuddha via Dhulikhel
  • Day 04: Drive To Haleshi Mahadev Khotang .Overnight In Local Guest House Near Halesi Mahadev Cave
  • Day 05: Morning Visit Halesi Mahadev Cave (Matrika Cave). Drive back to Kathmandu.
  • Day 06: Morning visit Pharping afternoon fly to Bhairahawa and Lumbini. Visit to Maya Devi Temple, sacred Garden and Surrounding Monasteries
  • Day 07: Drive and visit religious and archaeological sites at Gotihawa, Kudan, Tilaurakot, Niglihawa, Sagarhawa, and Aurorakot
  • Day 08: Drive and visit religious and archaeological sites at Devdaha, Ramagram and then drive back to Kathmandu or fly back to Kathmandu.
  • Day 09: Final Departure

Cost Includes:

  • Airport-Hotel-Airport Transfer,
  • All surface A/C  transportation as mentioned on itinerary
  • Twin Sharing accommodations in 3-Star standard accommodation in BB basis or choice basis
  • Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary,
  • Professional English speaking tour guide during sightseeing
  • Sightseeing entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural restaurant,
  • All kinds of local and government TAX/VAT etc.

Cost Excludes:

  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner) whilst in Kathmandu,
  • Insurance for Travel/Accident/Medical/Emergency evacuation,
  • Any kind of Airfare: International or domestic airfare
  • Tips for tour guide and driver (Tipping is expected),
  • All kind of alcoholic & soft drinks,
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee,
  • Personal shopping, laundry, equipment, etc.
  • Cost raised by cancellation, landslide, weather, festivals, political unrest, illness and other unexpected problems which are not under our control,
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the “Trip Includes” section.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01Arrival at international airport, transfer to hotel by private transport and stay overnight in Hotel,After arriving at Kathmandu, our representative will pick you up from the Airport and shift you to the hotel to stay overnight.
  • Day 02Full day Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing covering Buddhist sites
  • Day 03Drive to Namobuddha via DhulikhelAfter a nice morning catching views of sunrise over Himalayan peaks, after breakfast a short drive to Namo-Buddha one of the holiest place for Buddhist in perfect tranquility surrounded with tall pine trees, after an interesting tour and visit of religious sites
  • Day 04Drive To Haleshi Mahadev Khotang .Overnight In Local Guest House Near Halesi Mahadev Cave
  • Day 05Morning Visit Halesi Mahadev Cave (Matrika Cave). Drive back to Kathmandu.The holy site located on mid hills of Khotang district, Halesi Mahadev Temple is a beautiful temple with many caves, also known as Pashupatinath of Eastern Nepal, the three main caves represents eyes of Shiva. These caves call as Maratika by Buddhist followers where Padmasambhava “founder of Tibetan Buddhism of late 6th Century also known as great Rinpoche” and his wife Mandarava freed themselves from the circle of life and thus became immortal receiving Vidyadhara of longevity. Here witness an interesting cave of Shiva's footsteps in the air shaft and intestines of the monster that he killed lie on a ceiling. After Bashmasur got killed this cave was made into a temple, you can witness a natural Shiva Linga (Phallus) formed by a stalagmite.
  • Day 06Morning visit Pharping afternoon fly to Bhairahawa and Lumbini. Visit to Maya Devi Temple, sacred Garden and Surrounding MonasteriesMorning a short drive south of Kathmandu with a visit of Pharping renown as holy Buddhist place, where Guru Padmasamba (Gurun Ringboche) stayed here meditating on his way to Tibet from India in early 7th century. After a pleasant and interesting time back to hotel for lunch, afternoon transfer to domestic air terminal for scenic flight to Bhairahawa, on reaching at Bhairahwa airport, a short drive to Lumbini and transfer to hotel with afternoon sightseeing tour of sacred garden then return to hotel.
  • Day 07Drive and visit religious and archaeological sites at Gotihawa, Kudan, Tilaurakot, Niglihawa, Sagarhawa, and AurorakotToday after breakfast, we will drive and visit religious and archaeological sites at Gotihawa, Kudan, Tilaurakot, Niglihawa, Sagarhawa, and Aurorakot. Overnight in Lumbini.
  • Day 08Drive and visit religious and archaeological sites at Devdaha, Ramagram and then drive back to Kathmandu or fly back to Kathmandu.After having breakfast, today we will drive and visit religious and archaeological sites at Devdaha, Ramagram and then drive back to Bhairahawa and fly back to Kathmandu.(Optional: 8hrs drive to Lumbini) In the late afternoon, Farewell Dinner will be hosted by High Spirit Treks & Expedition. Overnight in Kathmandu.
  • Day 09Final Departure Last day in Nepal as per your flight time transfer to Kathmandu international departure for flight back to home countries after a great moment and experience on Buddhist Holy Circuit Around Nepal with Halesi Mahadev visit. Bon Voyage ! On completing impressive and interesting Buddhist Holy Heritage Sites in Nepal. “May Lord Buddha Bless you with Buddha Wisdom”?

Trip Note

  • The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, festivals, natural changes of walking track, road slides, avalanches, public strikes etc.
  • Price subjected to change if there are more than 2 people in a group.
  • Necessary documents to book this trip (Passport’s Copy, Photographs, Insurance copy & Advance payment).

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