Lion’s Roar is pleased to present these opportunities to travel to some of the most important pilgrimage sites in the Buddhist world. These pilgrimages are organized and led by our friends at Eleven Directions and Himalayan Hermitage.


“The aim of all Buddhist practice is to catch a glimpse of the awakened state. Going on pilgrimage, soaking up the sacred atmosphere of holy places, and mingling with other pilgrims are simply different ways of trying to achieve that glimpse.”

Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche

An awe-inspiring journey through the enchanting lands of Nepal and Bhutan, where the mystical charm and serene presence of Buddhism permeate every corner. Immerse in the divine ambiance of revered sacred sites, scenic hikes, and magnificent monasteries, while absorbing the vibrant cultural tapestry that weaves these extraordinary destinations together.


Heart Journey Pilgrimage
led by Alex & Sisse d’Artois of Himalayan Hermitage

A vibrant pilgrimage retracing the remarkable life and teachings of the Buddha through India and Nepal. Discover the major traditional pilgrimage sites that encompass the Buddha’s profound journey, from his birth to enlightenment and from teaching to passing. Meditate in sacred spaces, and embark on a pilgrimage of learning and growth, all under the guidance of a world-renowned expert on the Buddhas life. Experience the essence of this sacred pilgrimage, where history, spirituality, and hospitality intertwine seamlessly.

Embark on a transformative journey to Thich Nhat Hanh’s homeland, where you will discover his root monastery, meet locals and monastics, and immerse yourself in Vietnamese life. Explore captivating destinations such as Halong Bay, the Mekong Delta, ancient ruins, UNESCO heritage sites, vibrant cities, and rich cultural traditions. Delve into Thich Nhat Hanh’s teachings of engaged Buddhism and witness its significant role in Vietnam, all while experiencing breathtaking landscapes, warm hospitality, and honoring the legacy of Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh.

An epic 20-day overland pilgrimage through Tibet and Nepal.  Journey from Lhasa to Lake Manasarovar and Mt. Kailash, immersing yourself in the profound spirituality of this sacred odyssey.  Trek, explore monasteries, temples and sacred sites on this transformative pilgrimage.


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Bhutan & Nepal | March 4 - March 13, 2025

Tibet & Nepal | June 9 - 28, 2024

Mount Kailash & Sacred Sites
led by Alex & Sisse d’Artois of Himalayan Hermitage

India & Nepal | November 3 - 16, 2024

In the Footsteps of the Buddha Pilgrimage
led by Dharmacharya Shantum Seth of Eleven Directions

Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos | December 1 - 13, 2024

Journey to Thich Nhat Hanh’s Root Monastery
led by Dharmacharya Shantum Seth of Eleven Directions

Bhutan & Nepal

March 4 - March 13, 2024

Tibet & Nepal

June 9 - 28, 2024

India & Nepal

November 3 - 16, 2024

Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos 

December 1 - 13, 2024

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Lion’s Roar presents these pilgrimages in affiliation with the tour operators Eleven Directions and Himalayan Hermitage. Lion's Roar receives a commission for pilgrimage bookings which helps support our charitable mission and activities to communicate Buddhist wisdom and practices, and support the development of Buddhism in the modern world.