Everest Buddhist Meditation Trek
Trip Code: EBM
Everest Buddhist Meditation Trek is a specially designed trekking program focusing on deep relaxation and joy through Buddhist meditation in the lower part of Everest region. During the trek you will experience practice of peace and meditation and learn Buddhist teachings with the Monks at three most popular Buddhist monasteries - Chiwang, Thubtencholing and Trakshindo.
Along with meditation you will also enjoy magnificent views of Mount Everest as well as many other highest peaks of the world located in the Himalayan Range of Eastern Nepal, such as Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Gaurishanker etc. You'll also have opportunities to interact with the Sherpa people and learn about their way of life, culture and religion.
Above all, you’ll take part in religious rituals (pujas) with monks and nuns of the local monasteries, and get teachings about the Four Noble Truth and other precept of Buddhism.
A complete meditation-program will be arranged by your accompanying guide according to your personal interest and timeframe. Whenever possible we will allow some time for meditation in natural environment and at those blessed places which are connected to famous Buddhist saints of ancient or present time.
The experiences of Buddhist Meditation that you achieve during this wonderful and unforgettable trekking journey in the Himalaya will be helpful in your daily life. You will know how to reduce stress or avoid stress and achieve more joy and contentedness. The meditation techniques that you learned during the trek can be more useful at home when you return to your home country.
We will provide a highly learned and experienced Monk for Buddhist Meditation at every monastery. He will teach you how to meditate and relax. Notwithstanding he will pass you on valuable information about Buddhism in general, which you will be able to use in your daily life.
Everest Buddhist Meditation Trip begins with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Jiri , from where the trek starts through different villages, monasteries until the trek ends in Phaplu.
Scenic overland drive in/fly out, Trek through lower part of Everest region, Visit Thupten Choling, Taksindo & Chiwang Monasteries, Full day Buddhist Meditation & Prayer, Observe scholatic activities of the monks & nuns in monasteries, Experience Sherpa culture, tradition & hospitality