LUMBINI TOUR

  • DURATION3 Days
  • DIFFICULTY-LEVELEasy
  • GROUP SIZE1-12

Highlights

  • Scenic drive to Lumbini
  • Visit Mayadevi temple where Buddha was born
  • Visit Ashoka pillar
  • Visit various monasteries

Trip Overview

Lumbini is one of the 10 world heritage sites for religious pilgrimage in the world and sole source of world's one of the major religions, the Buddhism and the source of world peace and prosperity, and no doubt one of the places to be visited in your lifetime.

Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha is one of the most popular destinations for the world's over one million of Buddhists and It does not mean it is only popular for Buddhists religious groups along but also popular for any individual searching for peace and serenity in life.

Lumbini is located in the south-western Nepal, in the Terai (plain-land) that is approximately 300 km away from Kathmandu. About 2,600 years ago, approximately in 566 BC, Siddhartha Gautam was born in Lumbini while his mother Maya Devi was on her way to her maternal home for the delivery. The holy book also says that Maya Devi was feeling the onset of labor pains, she grabbed the branches of a shade tree and gave birth to Lord Buddha. Immediately after birth, the Buddha is said to have announced that it was his final rebirth and took seven steps, under each of which a lotus flower bloomed. Siddhartha Gautam was prince of then Shakya King, who said to have ruled in central Terai from their capital at Titaurakot, later on had attained the enlightenment, at which time he became Buddha, (released from the cycle of birth and death), the sole source of the world peace and prosperity.

Lumbini arguably has been world most important historical site, therefore why UNESCO even listed Lumbini under the lists of world's heritage sites in 1997 AD, and equally, it has been also the source of the one of the world's great religions and the center of country's most significant archeological discovery.

There are a number of ancient ruins of Buddhist monasteries, a sacred Bo tree, and a sacred bathing pool, called Puskharni pool, where Maya Devi had taken a bath before giving birth to Gautam Buddha, Maya Devi temple, scared garden spread over 8 Sq km and Ashoka pillar in Lumbini. Lumbini is one of the frequently organized tours through Escape Nepal Holidays. We have 3 days tour to Lumbini that includes drive to Lumbini from Kathmandu and return to Kathmandu.

The Lumbini tour is best suitable for those looking for peace and we have several tours and trekking in Nepal including the most popular Everest base camp trek and Annapurna base camp trek So, the Lumbini tour can be the best extended tour after these treks. Or we can combine Lumbini tour with Chitwan Jungle safari or Pokhara tour as well. Let us know if you want to make Lumbini tour with any of these treks or tours in Nepal.

Itinerary

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You have an early breakfast at your hotel in Kathmandu. Our guide and drive will come to pick you up at your hotel to drive Lumbini. It takes about 8-9 hours (depends on traffic) along the high way.

You drive by private tourist vehicle so, you can stop at places to take photos and you stop for lunch on the way as well, check into the hotel and evening at leisure. You will travel with tourist guide.

  • Hotel
  • Lumbini

Lumbini is one of the world's major religious, architectural, and historical sites. You devote your time to visit as many places and sites in Lumbini as possible. The place is really a big area with monuments, temples and ancients sites making it a UNESCO World heritage site.

Firstly, you visit the Mayadevi temple which is built on the exact place where Buddha was born. You spend some time wandering around the gardens. Another important landmarks that you visit in Lumbini include Ashoka's Pillar erected by Emperor Ashoka (249 BC) on the spot of Buddha's birth which also has the oldest inscription in Nepal.

There are many Buddhist Temples founded by the devotees that you visit in Lumbini tour from different countries that include Tibetan, Chinese, Japanese and Burmese, Korean, etc. 

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • Lumbini

After breakfast at hotel, you have little free time to walk around then drive to Kathmandu which takes about 8-9 hours, it is a long scenic drive and the tour is complete once you arrive at Kathmandu.

  • Breakfast

What's Included

  • Transport from Kathmandu to Lumbini and return by private tourist vehile.
  • 2 night hotel in Lumbini including breakfast.
  • Entrance fees to visit the Lumbini.
  • Tour guide throughout the tour.

What's Excluded

  • Meals (lunch and dinner) and personal expenses.
  • Tips for the guide & driver.
  • Anything not mentioned in included section.

Check Available Dates

  • The Lumbini tour is available on any day of the year so, select your date and book the tour.
  • We have listed the price for up to 12 people only so, if you are more than 12 people then please contact us for the group price and further process to book the tour.
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