When we visited Buddhist pilgrimage tour packages, there were four major pilgrimage sites of Buddhism. Those are Lumbini, Bodhgaya, Sarnath, and Kushinagar. The best quality of peace was found by me at Lumbini. Maybe it is because of Gautam Buddha. Lumbini is believed to be the birthplace of Gautam Buddha. The literal meaning of Lumbini is ‘Lovely’. It is located in the Rupandehi District of province number 5 in Nepal.
Birth of Gautama Buddha
It is believed that Queen Mahamaya Devi, give birth to Siddhartha Gautam in the year of 563 BCE. Siddhartha Gautam turned into Gautam Buddha when he attained enlightenment under the Maha Bodhi tree. Siddhartha Gautam was the prince of the king. There is an interesting concept behind a prince turning into a saint. It was told by a foreteller to the parents of Siddhartha Gautam that if he happens to see anything upsetting in his life ever; he would surely leave all the world affairs and will dedicate himself to spiritualism. This happened and the world got the religion of Buddhism.
Temples in Lumbini
There are lot of temples in Lumbini and there is one of the popular temple is Maya Devi. Maya Devi was the mother of Gautam Buddha. There are many modern temples along with the ancient temples. These temples get their funds by Buddhist organizations. This Buddhist organization is available all over the world.
Pillars of Ashoka
Pillars of Ashoka were made by the Mauryan King Ashok. There is a series of columns. There is an inscription of Brahmi on the pillar. There was a description of the pillars of Dharma. These pillars are known to be the earliest stones sculptural remains from India. The Pillars of Ashoka are graphically represented as the Lion Capital of Ashoka. The emblem of India was adopted from the column of the Lion Capital of Ashok.
Beautiful Tourist Spots in Lumbini
There are many beautiful spots in Lumbini that can be visited when you go over there. There are Maya Devi Temple, world peace Pagoda, Myanmar Golden Temple, Ashoka Pillar, and Lumbini crane sanctuary. Maya Devi temple is also one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is one of the best popular and attractive temples in Lumbini that is located exactly near to a pool and a Sacred Garden. It was in the year 2013, there was an international team of archaeologists who were digging under the temple. They discovered some important remains. These remains were of an ancient tree shrine. It was dated before 550 BCE. It was a very popular and amazing sighting.
Monuments in Lumbini
Lumbini is a place where there are many kinds of monuments, a museum, and monasteries. Lumbini International Research Institute is also located in Lumbini. The monasteries in Buddhism are considered very great in this religion. They are the fundamental institutions of Buddhism. Monasteries are the places where monks and nuns. They preserve and disseminate the teachings of Buddha with the help of these fundamental institutions. All the temples monuments monasteries and the museum are superb tourist destinations. I visited all the places and enjoyed the most on the Buddhist pilgrimage tour packages India.
Tibet is a landlocked country that covers the Tibetan plateau. Tibetan plateau is in China. The world’s highest mountain is Mount Everest and it is located in Tibet. You will find the influence of Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam in Tibet. There are many tourist spots influenced by these religions especially Buddhism. There are many beautiful tourist spots of Buddha in the form of statues, paintings, and Mandalas. Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour will give you a great insight into religion and culture along with adventure.
Jokhang temple is a Buddhist temple. It is located in Lhasa. Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet. This temple is considered as one of the holiest places for the Tibetans. They give a lot of importance to it. The entire maintenance of this temple is looked after by Gelug School. It is possible to enter the temple for people of every community. All the worshippers are allowed to enter the temple.
The architecture of the temple
The architecture of the temple is influenced by three types of designs. Those three designs are Indian Bihar design, Tibetan design, and Nepalese design. Indian Vihara design was used to design the places for or pleasure and entertainment. It was used for designing the places where there was a need to have mental peace. It was particularly designed for monks. Nepalese design is characterized by Buddhism and Hinduism both.
The reason for the establishment
There is an interesting story about the establishment of the temple. It was established for the two brides of the king Songsten Gampo. The names of those two brides are Princess Wencheng and Princess Bhrikuti. Princess Wencheng was from the Chinese tang dynasty. Princess Bhrikuti was from Nepal. It is said that they brought some very important Buddha statues from their respective countries to Tibet. These statues and images were brought as dowries. So it was because of the Buddha statues and images which were brought by these two brides, this temple was established and today we have it as a great tourist spot which inspires us and gives lots of peace of mind.
Multiple times renovation
It was in 652 when the first or the oldest part of the temple was built. There were many times when the temple was renovated by different rulers. It took place for more than 900 years, there were several times when there was enlargement or renovation done in the temple. The last renovation was done in the year 1610 by the fifth Dalai Lama.
The Jokhang Temple that you would visit on your Nepal Bhutan Tibet tour packages is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It was declared the World Heritage site in the year 2000. It was an extension of the Potala Palace. Potala Palace is already a World Heritage site and it was declared in the year 1994. There have been many artists from Nepal also who have given their imprints as designs to this Temple.
Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour would give you the opportunities to visit 3 countries in one go. It is really lucky to have experience in multiple countries together. All these countries are very rich in culture and also follow the Buddhism. Buddhism is one of the prominent religions in the world. It gives the message of peace and humanity. You can not only enjoy an entertaining trip to all these countries but also learn a lot. It is really amazing and splendid to see the new things. If you are visiting with your family, the children of the family will be able to you have good values with such frequent visits.
Buddha Peace Park
Buddha Peace Park is located in Nagarkot in Nepal. This is a simple Park which has become special because of some spiritual deeds of Gautam Buddha. There is a beautiful Buddha statue in the center of the park. There is a temple beside the statue of Buddha. The Statue of Buddha is considered Holy. The garden is well constructed. There is a staircase to reach the statue. People come over here because they get mental peace over here. There is artificial flooring in the garden. You will find small bushes or plants in different places surrounding the statue and the whole of the Garden. There is green grass at some places defined in some special shapes in the garden.
Pashupatinath is a very Holy Temple. The location of Pashupatinath Temple is the banks of Bagmati River. It is very simple to reach here. It is located only 5 km away from Kathmandu. Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal and popular for its pilgrim place, Pashupatinath Temple that is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Nepal. He was registered in the year 1979 and is a Hindu temple where Lord Shiva worshipped. There are extensive Hindu temples. This is a very famous festival of Mahashivratri that takes place in this Temple. There are 1 million devotees present here on this day.
Kathmandu Durbar Square
Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the 3 durbar squares in Kathmandu. It is situated in the front of the old royal palace. There was the royal family of the former Kathmandu Kingdom. Durbar Square is basically the Royal Palace. All these are the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. There were several buildings over here until the earthquake of 2015. Durbar Square is surrounded by buildings of great architecture now also. The artists who designed these buildings were of Newar.
Garden of Dreams
Garden of Dreams is a group of six Gardens. These Gardens built in the year 1920. There are three pavilions of the Gardens. The area is around 6,895 square meters of all these Gardens. These Gardens were designed by Kishore Narshingh. There is an amphitheater for different kinds of activities of entertainment, performances, and sports. There is a pergola which is a garden with distinct features. Those distinct features are a shaded walkway, sitting area of vertical post or pillars, passageway, study open lattice, etc. Do go on Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour Packages.
Bhutan is a small country which is situated in the Himalayas region. It was between in the Tibet autonomous region of China and India that have amazing natural sceneries and beauty natures that attracts the tourists from across the world. There is a strong sense of culture and tradition in the people of Bhutan. Their culture and tradition have the potential to bind The Kingdom. Bhutan is a very distinct country and therefore it is very well known even when it is very small. Bhutan is the only country in the world with Vajrayana Buddhism. The teachings of Vajrayana Buddhism is still very well preserved in the country and has a strong impact on the culture and everyday conduct of life of people. Let us talk about the national parks in Bhutan. It can be a great experience on Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour if you are fond of animals. If, you understand the language of animals.
Jigme Dorji National Park
Its area is more than 4300 square km. The entire district of Gaza is covered by Jigme Dorji National Park. The national park also covers the Western areas of the districts of Thimpu and Paro. There is a beautiful sanctuary for the wild animals in the park. The wild animals which are present in the national park or snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, Sambha, Markot Musk deer, Red Panda, Barking Deer, etc. There is a wide range of the herbs in Jigme Dorji National Park. These herbs belong to the Himalayan region. These Herbs were used in traditional medicine and now also their widely used. This park falls in the most active geothermic region of the country.
Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park
Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park is located in the heart of Bhutan. Its area is 1,730 square km. There are virgin forests in the National Park. There is a wonderful range of wild animals in the National Park. These wild animals are leopards, Himalayan black bears red Pandas and many other species of the birds. There is the coverage of black mountains by the National Park. Black Mountain is a subrange of the Himalayan range system. The park spread across Trongsa district, Sarpang, Wangadue Phodrang, Tsirang, and Zhemgang districts. You can easily reach the national park because there are Bhutan’s main east-west and north-south highways from the north to the southeast run along the border of the park.
Royal Manas National Park
Royal Manas National Park covers around 1,057 square km. This Park is the oldest national park of Bhutan. The royal government of Bhutan believes this national park to be the ‘conservation showpiece of the kingdom’. Royal Manas National Park is connected to Phibsoo wildlife sanctuary, Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park, Khaling Wildlife Sanctuary and Thrumshingla National Park. It is also directly connected with a World Heritage site in Assam, India. It is the Manas National Park. There are many kinds of experiences waiting for you on Nepal Bhutan Tibet Tour Packages if you just take one step ahead.
The Himalayas are an incredible destination for the whole group, bragging the geographical occasion of the welding of the Indian subcontinent with the Eurasian territory through impact, a huge number of years back. The one of a kind chains of pinnacles that rose accordingly, are youthful aggressive, as yet developing, and has been popular to colorful humanity’s creative ability as far as being depicted in legends as “the dwelling place the divine beings”, “the origination of streams, represented as divine beings” and being the favored home for edified god men like the Dalai Lama.
With its snow-topped peaks arriving high up and the other common attraction of perfect wellsprings of arrangement forever, for example, the birthing of waterways from glaciers, waterfalls, untouched wilderness beautifying the different spans of the massive structures, the Himalayas make for substantially more than basically an unforgettable tour. It is required to be a transformational experience where one encounters the laws of nature, the embroidered artwork of nature architecture getting it done and encounters of an association with the timetable of creation complete with man’s place in the more terrific plan of things. The best Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour packages also combine the attractions like Annapurna Circuit, Chitwan National Park, Rohtang Pass, and so on.
When we talk about the Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour packages, the adventure lovers have a lot of adventurous for paragliding, hang gliding, mountain biking, mountaineering to pump up the adrenaline. Furthermore, for those looking for a home far from home, the glow of the hearts of the local people and their energy to share their way of life while grasping individuals from far off makes the experience worth much more than just recollections of tangible catches of the quality of the environment.
The most popular destination for this Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour is Bhutan. A high traveler charge here – an endeavor to hold Bhutan’s solid national personality and traditional qualities – has kept mass the travel industry out and shut the way to thrifty explorers; there is a base every day spend of in excess of a hundred pounds for every day, just as different tourist demands.
When to Travel
This Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour covers an enormous area but if we talk about to visit by month then you must start your trip from late October to early May that is depending on the accurate altitude and location of the trip.
What to take/pack-
- Numerous pairs of socks
- Several layers of clothing
- Good-quality trekking boots
- Hand warmers, mittens, and under-gloves
- Gaiters 40-liter day-pack (with rain cover)
- Trekking Poles
- Sleeping mat
- Head torch power bank, and charged batteries
- Sun cream, hat, and lip salve
- Sunglasses with good UV protection
- Wet wipes and tissues
- Blister care/plasters
- Watch with altimeter/GPS
- Pocket knife/multi-bladed tool
- Emergency blanket
- Snacks (nuts, energy bars)
- Water bottles
- Dry sacks (e.g. this one from Osprey) and freezer bags
Lijiang, China is one of the jewels of Yunnan Province. With the buzzing old town filled with traditional Chinese foods, the stunning Tiger
Leaping Gorge, and amazing architecture, it makes the perfect destination for someone who is trying to grasp the feel of China. Not to long of a drive away is Tiger Leaping Gorge, which has the most jaw-dropping turquoise, blue water and a array of mountains surrounding it. After visiting the gorge, at night, you can visit one of the highlights of this historic city, which is the old town. This exciting area has delicious foods, and gorgeous architecture you can just awe at. Whether you are looking for a quick bite, or a sit down meal, they will have anything your heart desires! Lijiang looks gorgeous in photos, but nothing is like seeing it in real life.