Package Name: Lumbini Tour
Trip Type: Guided Tour
Best season: Anytime
Transportation: Land (car, bus, van)
Starting Point: Kathmandu
Ending Point: Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel/ Resort in Kathmandu
Attraction: Lumbini Garden, Maya Devi temple, Ahoka pillar, Puskarini pond and so on.
Duration: 6 days
The UNESCO enlisted world heritage site of Nepal Lumbini is the birth place of Lord Gautam Buddha which is located 300km away from Kathmandu in the southern Terai plains of Nepal. Lumbini is the popular tourist destination of Nepal. It is one of the most important historical sites of Nepal which is endowed by nature with rich natural beauty. Lumbini is one of the most important religious sites in the world. Lumbini tour is the Buddhist pilgrimage tour to the birthplace of Buddha which provides the chance to get insight into the life of Lord Buddha and the development of Buddhism. According to the Legend, Maya Devi gave birth to Gautam Buddha on her way to her parent’s home in the month of May in the year 642 BC under a Sal tree. Though it is pilgrimage tour, it offers many beautiful archeological sites scattered around. Lumbini is the center of holy faith for the millions of Buddhists all over the world where thousands of tourists visit every year. Buddhist believes that they have to visit Lumbini at least once in their life time. It is the best destination for those who love peace and prosperity.
The main attraction of Lumbini tour are the Lumbini Garden, Maya Devi temple, Ahoka pillar, Puskarini pond, Devadaha and Ramagrama etc. In Lumbini more than 60 archaeological sites preserve the significance to the life, Enlightenment and death of Buddha. In this tour you see the beautiful Monasteries and Temples around this holy place. There you see the Ashoka Pillar which was erected by Emperor Ashoka in 249 BC to commemorate his pilgrimage to this holy place. The inscription on the pillar proves that Buddha was born in Lumbini. You visit the Maya Devi temple which is dedicated to the mother of lord Buddha- Maya Devi. In the temple you see many sculptures and the carving figures and designs. To the south of the Ashoka Pillar you see the holy Puskarani pond where Maya Devi had a bath before giving birth to Buddha. You also visit the Lumbini garden where Buddha was born under a Sal tree. You can combine Lumbini tour with the Chitwan tour which lies on the way to Lumbini from Kathmandu. In Chitwan you enjoy the Jungle safari in royal Chitwan national park.
Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu
When you arrival in Kathmandu our office representative staff will be welcomed you in the airport then he take you to the hotel by our office vehicle. In the Hotel, they offer you welcome drinks. In the evening our staff will be briefing about whole tour program.
Day 02: Sightseeing In Kathmandu
After sumptuous breakfast we take you on a guided day trip to world heritage sites within a Kathmandu valley and highlights of surrounding area. We then visit the Pilgrimage sites of Hindu temple PASHUPATI NATH, one of the most important shrines of Shiva temples on the subcontinents which is home to thousands of devotees and Shadhus(holy men). Similarly, you visit BOUDHA NATH other pilgrimage center which is very popular and important place for Buddhist. After having lunch on the way proceed to SWAYAMBHUNATH also known as monkey temple perched in the hill top on the southwest part of Kathmandu. Then we visit the Paten and Kathmandu Durbar square where we find temple ancient architecture and fine Art as well as living goddess KUMARI. If you like to spend more days we recommend you to visit Kritipur, Bungmati Bhaktapur Thimi,Nagarkot as well as Everest flight known as mountain flight . For those programs you have to prolong your travel day more than point out Itinerary.
Day 03: Transfer to Lumbini
After breakfast heading to Lumbini (incase if you fly to Lumbini it takes 35 Minutes) by hour private vehicle. The drive takes approximately nine hours taking you through the river view and Nepalese countryside. We then transferred to your hotel and rest of the time is spend exploring the countryside around Lumbini.
Day 04: Sightseeing in Lumbini
Get up early in the morning then prepare for your breakfast. At eight o’clock our tour guide take you to the place where lord Buddha was born. You can visit those Stupas which made by several countries.It provides chance to observe different culture from different country at the same place. Such as Thai stupa, Shrilankan Stupa, Chiniess stupa then goes to hotel. If you are interested with reference to wild life, on the way there is another option to visit it which takes a couple days in Chitwan National Park or Pokhara for natural beauty.
Day 05: Transfer to Kathmandu
As per your flight time we take you to airport or After Breakfast you drive to Kathmandu or Chitwan National Park for your next Program.
Day 06: Transfer to Airport:
Today is your last day. Our represent staff will be drop you to the airport then you fly for your home or you can join us for next Program