On our ‘Himalayan Kingdom’ tour, you’ll discover two beautiful countries sheltered from the modern world, high amongst the peaks of the greatest mountain range on the planet. You will have the chance to experience, first-hand, the culture & tradition, art & architecture, landscape & daily lives, sights & sounds of two of the most isolated and exotic countries in the world – each different and unique from each other. Both countries possess a spectacular wealth of monasteries, temples and in Nepal – Hindu Stupa, both old and new which will amaze and enchant in equal measure.
From Nepal to Bhutan, this extraordinary trip offers a chance to immerse oneself in a calmness and tranquility to be found nowhere else and will provide experiences and memories that will be treasured forever.
Our tour begins in glorious Kathmandu, capital and largest city in Nepal, and one the oldest continually populated cities in the world. In the afternoon, we’ll enjoy a sightseeing tour of Boudhanath Stupa, and experience a blessing ceremony with a Lama (senior Monk) at the monastery. Boudhanath Stupa is one of the largest Buddhist Stupa in the world. It is built on a flat surface on several levels of terraces and is painted in pastel adorned with prayer flags. It is defined in a Mandala design. A total of 108 images of Buddha and 147 insertions of prayer wheels adorn the base of the huge circular building. The colony of Boudhanath has the largest community of Tibetans – Twelve thousand in total.In the evening, we will gather for a dinner at the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
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