Kapan Monastery

Activity Kapan Monastery

Lowest Altitute Approximately 1310 meters Kathmandu

Highest Altitute Approximately 2100 meters Kapan Monastery

Diffuculty

Duration

Best Season All season throughout the year

Cost $ 70 / Person

Group size Minimum two to Maximum Fifteen

Kapan monastery, sacred and pious site, founded by Lama Thubten Yeshe; who died in 1984 to reincarnate himself on young Spanish boy, Osel Torres in form of Lama Rimpoche.

Kapan monastery perched at the hill top north of Boudhanath in the foothills of himalayas, is 15 km distant from Kathmandu city and accessible through 40 minutes’ walk from Boudhanath. The attractive beauty of scriptures carved stones, artistic statues, embellished wooden logs chairs and meditation halls makes hiking memorable.

Kapan monastery confers peaceful moment to cultivate positive thought on calm, solemn and relaxing place with courses on Buddhism and meditation as well as magical vision of Kathmandu valley from every corner of monastery.


       Trip Highlights

  • Guided tour to sacred site Kapan monastery
  • Vision of attractive scriptures carved stones, artistic statues
  • Facility of meditation
  • Founded by lama Thubten Yeshe purchasing property from Nepalese royal astrologer, renowned for Buddhist psychology and philosophy.
  • Monastery establishments myth, inspirational source for bernando bertoluccis film.
  • A place on the hill where Kathmandu is seen as nice as meditation is there by Buddhists method and knowing history, principal in ritual of Tibetan Buddhism.

Itinerary Overview

Day One:

  • Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day Two:

  • Our guide picks up you at hotel and drives to place Kapan monastery at 8 am after breakfast
  • We will arrive at the monastery through forty minutes’ walk to enjoy the spectacular scene of Kathmandu valley, Boudha and all monasteries nearby.
  • We spend maximum two hours at Kapan monastery with lunch at the hotel of the monastery at 12 pm and visit the library for Buddhism books and stop at the gift shops for a few souvenirs
  • We get down from the hill and drive back to the hotel at 4 pm

Day Three:

  • We drive you to the airport on the basis of your prepared flight.

Note

We customize itinerary as per your interest to manage your specific requirements.

Day One:

  • Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day Two:

  • Our guide picks up you at hotel and drives to place Kapan monastery at 8 am after breakfast
  • We will arrive at the monastery through forty minutes’ walk to enjoy the spectacular scene of Kathmandu valley, Boudha and all monasteries nearby.
  • We spend maximum two hours at Kapan monastery with lunch at the hotel of the monastery at 12 pm and visit the library for Buddhism books and stop at the gift shops for a few souvenirs
  • We get down from the hill and drive back to the hotel at 4 pm

Day Three:

  • We drive you to the airport on the basis of your prepared flight.

Note

We customize itinerary as per your interest to manage your specific requirements.

Cost Included

  • Airport and hotel pick up and drop up by tourist vehicle
  • Transportation by air conditioned private tourist vehicle
  • English speaking tour guide /hostess
  • All permits and entrance fee along with government tax and office expences
  • Special Nepalese dinner and cultural show at Nepalese restaurant or homestay
  • City map

Cost Excluded

  • Alcoholic and cold drinks
  • Items of personal nature
  • Tips for guide and driver (tipping is expected)

Food

You would be offered breakfast, Nepali dinner on friendly environment blending with host families on homestay. You would be served organic food cooked emphasizing on hygiene in terms of water and cooking method.

Accomodation

You would be provided facility to stay at cozy Nepalese homestay Nagarjun homestay enjoying time with host families. You would be offered facilities of hot water, western toilets, electricity television, free WIFI and free mountain bike to use for travel around Kathmandu.

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