This tour is especially made to highlight the major Buddhist heritage sites of Nepal. For those who are curious about Buddhism. Then this tour is made to provide them the opportunity to get to know the details about Buddhism and its culture. It takes you to the major Buddhist pilgrimages in the valley. And to the birth place of Lord Buddha to Lumbini. In the valley you will visit Swayambhu nath. Buddha nath listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO and Lumbini (birth place of Lord Buddha) out of the valley.
Buddha (The Light of world) was born some 2500 years ago in Lumbini in the southern Nepal. Lumbini is the greatest pilgrimage site for all the Buddhists from all over the world. Lumbini today houses the pond where Buddha was born and a temple. Which has images of young Buddha with his mother. There is also a Stone pillar which is one of such many pillars put by the famous Indian emperor Ashoka to mark the important sites related to Buddha’s life.
In an excavation made few years ago more objects of historical importance were discover whichever in display for all. Besides there are many stupa in Lumbini made by many Buddhist countries of the world Thailand, China, Sri Lanka, Japan and Myanmar
There are Buddhists all over Nepal and hence Buddhist monuments are all over Nepal. In Kathmandu valley we have 2000 years old impressive stupa of Swayambhu nath. And also world’s biggest stupa at Buddha nath .The Buddha nath stupa is 1500 years old and is more popular among the many Tibetan refugees living in Kathmandu. Inside the Kathmandu valley the city of Patan is dominantly Buddhists and has places like Mahabuddha Temple and Hiranya Varna Mahavihar to show you. On the outskirt of Kathmandu in the hill is the stupa of Namobuddha, small but old, active and highly revered.