Tour of Boudhanath Stupa with a Monk

Embark on a tour of Nepal's UNESCO-acclaimed Boudhanath Stupa, where you'll have the unique opportunity to engage in enlightening conversations with a monk-cum-guide. Discover insights into spirituality, the Buddha, monastery rituals, daily routines, education, and even football. Your knowledgeable monk-guide will not only accompany you around the Stupa, one of the world's largest Buddhist stupas, but also to nearby monasteries. The visit becomes even more special with the lighting of butter lamps and a blessing from the monk.

  • Explore the UNESCO-acclaimed Boudhanath Stupa and nearby monasteries. 
  • Learn about the life of a Buddhist monk. 
  • Receive blessings from a monk at a monastery. 
  • Join the monks during daily chanting sessions and light butter lamps for your family's well-being.

Experience an up-close and personal encounter with Buddhism, a religion that has influenced Nepal for over two millennia, during your visit to the ancient Boudhanath Stupa on the outskirts of Kathmandu. As you explore the Stupa's precincts and nearby monasteries, you'll gain new perspectives on one of the world's most important living religions. Accompanied by a monk-guide, you'll learn about the significance of the Stupa and the lives of the devoted monks who reside here, pursuing their spiritual goals. The Stupa's great square remains perpetually active with monks engaging in their daily rituals, prayers, and religious discourses. Observe young novitiates dressed in traditional robes as they participate in various activities, including turning prayer wheels, enjoying meals, and even playing football like kids of their age. You'll also have the chance to participate in daily chanting sessions and light butter lamps for your family's well-being, adding to the spiritually enriching experience. The tour concludes with a senior monk from the monastery imparting his blessings upon you before heading to a local restaurant for lunch.

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