About Buddhist Heritage Tour
This Buddhist Heritage Tour program from Adventure White mountain will take you to four notable sites of Buddhism in Nepal across three distinct landscapes. The first one is Lumbini in the Tarai. Next up in the hills in Kathmandu are Swayambhunath and Bauddhanath and finally, you will visit Tengboche Monastery high up in the mountains. our journey starts from Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautama Buddha in the plains of Tarai. After spending a day inside in Lumbini, you will come to Swayambhunath and Bauddhanath in Kathmandu in the hilly regions. Finally, you will go to Tengboche Monastery up in the mountains. The selected sites have important cultural and spiritual importance. By visiting these you can also see the lifestyle of Nepali people at three distinct places in a matter of a week.
In Lumbini, you will see how a wealthy and affluent prince went on to become The Buddha. You will see how his birth took place, his early beginnings and his undying determination to figure out the meaning of life. You will also understand how after years of hard meditation, he finally achieved enlightenment and came to know the manifold of inner peace.another part of your journey takes you to Swayambhunath and Bauddhanath in Kathmandu. Bauddhanath, the largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist monastery outside Tibet, lies in the eastern part of Kathmandu city. It is the center of the Buddhist tradition in Kathmandu. On the other hand, Swayambhunath, located at the top of a hill on the western side of Kathmandu Valley is its most important Buddhist monument. The four eyes of Buddha at the faces of the monastery look out into the city, watching over its residents.
Towards the end of your Buddhist Heritage journey, you will visit Tengboche Monastery in Eastern Nepal in the Khumbu region. Located at 3,867 meters this monastery at the domain of the Sherpa people is the largest monastery in Khumbu. The monastery was built in 1916 within Sagarmatha National Park, providing a wonderful panorama of The Himalayas in Nepal.