Magic Expedition Summer Tour offers an opportunity to explore the major Buddhist religious places including the birthplace of Gautam Buddha. Buddha was born in 632 BC in Lumbini so Lumbini is worldwide recognized as one the most sacred world heritage sites which have been enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage site. Magic Expedition Summer Tour commences visiting the oldest stupa of Swoyambhunath also known as the monkey temple of Kathmandu and ends at the World Peace Pagoda established by the Buddhist monk Nipponzan Myohoji organization in Pokhara.
Swyambhunath Stupa is also famous for Monkey Temple, the oldest temple or stupa in the cultural history of Nepal's years-long civilization. You will, certainly, feel very delighted and fortunate to visit and explore 200 years old art and architecture here. And also, the Swyambhunath Stupa is the very point within the valley to capture the entire view of Kathmandu valley and some fabulous mountain views. The monkeys with their kids, colorful prayer flags, centuries-old art and architecture, the cool forest in the premises will make this visit more spectacular.
Boudhnath is another attraction of the Magic Expedition Summer Tour. This impressive stupa is located in Bouddha in Kathmandu and it attracts thousands of visitors around the world every year. Buddhist followers consider Bouddhanath Stupa a very special pilgrimage. We also visit the Kopan monastery and Pashupatinath Temple during this tour.
Next, we go to visit Namobuddha:- Buddhist stupa of Namobuddha(1982m.) which is situated on the top of a hillock just above Panauti. It is a legendary tourist destination in the sense that a kind-hearted prince offered himself to a hungry tigress and her five cubs and took the reincarnation of Lord Buddha.
We, then, leave Kathmandu valley and drive to Lumbini:- Lumbini is another worldwide popularity as one of the most sacred world heritage sites which have been enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage site. Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha located in the Kapilvastu district, and Lumbini is a small town in the southern Terai plains is 306kms from Kathmandu where Lord Buddha was born in 623 BC in Lumbini. Thousands of Buddhist followers come to Lumbini and after the visit, they themselves feel transcended and enlightened massively.
Similarly, the exquisitely pristine surroundings, serene ponds, centuries-long civilization, and ideology, of course, will let them acknowledge the ecstasy of life here. Lumbini is not merely awe-inspiring for the tourists but also for the learners, archaeologists, historians, researchers, and pilgrims. The notable attractions for the tourist attractions of Lumbini are the Sacred Garden, Maya Devi Temple, Puskani Pond, Ashokan Pillar, Buddha Temple, and Lumbini Museum. Moreover, The Sacred Garden where Buddha was born converges on the Ashoka pillar, which marks an inscription identifying the spot as the birthplace of Buddha. The Lumbini Museum provides an opportunity to observe a huge collection of the Mauryan and Kushana coins, religious manuscripts, terracotta fragments, and stone and metal sculptures from long ago.
We head to Pokhara, finally, from Lumbini. This beautiful city of lake and the mountain gives a completely different taste to the travelers. We visit World Peace Stupa, walk around Phewa Lake, and witness the Annapurna range including alluring Machhapuchhre. We take a drive or flight to Kathmandu to end this Magic Expedition Summer Tour.