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Lumbini Cultural Sightseeing Tour

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Duration Duration
3 Days
Max. Altitude Max. Altitude
1360 mtrs
Activities Activities
Cultural Tour
Destination Destination
Nepal
Start/End Point Start/End Point
Kathmandu - Kathmandu
Transportation Transportation
Private transfers
Grade Grade
Easy
Nature of Trip Nature of Trip
Sightseeing Tour
Meals Meals
2 Breakfast
Group Size Group Size
1-16 People
Best Seasons Best Seasons
Round the Year
Accommodation Accommodation
2 N in 3* Hotel

Overview of Lumbini Cultural Sightseeing Tour

Lumbini Cultural Heritage sightseeing tour is a complete package to explore the monument area and the birthplace of Buddha in Nepal. Lumbini was the divine forest and the ideal place for Prince Siddhartha’s birth. This is a saying that while passing Lumbini, Mayadevi pauses her journey due to her labor pain. Then she caught up one of the branches of Peeple tree in Lumbini and gave birth to Sidhartha Gautam. After exploring this fact, it is popular as a famous pilgrims sites in Nepal.

Major Attractions of Lumbini

  • Mayadevi Temple & Ashokan Pillar
  • Myanmar Golden Temple
  • World Peace Pagoda
  • Dharma Swami Maharaja Buddha Vihar
  • China Temple
  • Lumbini Museum

Lumbini was a beautiful park with an attractive pond. Lord Buddha take birth after she took a bath in the pond. Now, Lumbini is a very important UNESCO World Heritage Site and a significant religious site for Buddhists. Lord Buddha himself in his Mahaparinirvana Sutta mentioned Lumbini as one of the 4 prominent places for Buddhist Pilgrimage for everyone who’s looking for the ultimate liberation.

Activities Lumbini Cultural Sightseeing Tour

  • Walking and tuk-tuk tour
  • Visiting the major attractions including the many other monasteries in the Monastic Zones
  • Visit the Lumbini Museum
  • Opportunity to practice Meditation
  • Extend a day tour to Kapilbastu and Taulihawa

You will get to see the place where Lord Buddha – the paver of the path to peace and calming contemplation – was born. It is a conducive place for peaceful contemplation and meditation. Besides, this is a place of several monasteries. They are contributed by several countries, and better places to practice meditation, and learn about Buddha and Buddhism. Therefore, Lumbini is culturally and historically important sites for Buddhism.

Transportation

The package service includes the airport transfers in Kathmandu and Bhairahawa. A private A/C vehicle serves all the transfer and sightseeing services. Whereas, you can enjoy tuk-tuk rides inside the Lumbini monument area to visit the monastic zones. A walking tour to the monastic zone is super exciting but tiring one. You can customize your trip to spend more time in Lumbini. The Lumbini Museum, practicing meditation, and detailed study are other activities to make with more days in Lumbini.

Customizing the trip

There are various tour packages available for private departures. The tours are best suitable for family, couples and friends. Travelers can extend their holiday to visit the beautiful city of Pokhara and cultural tour in Kathmandu. The exciting Jungle Safari in Chitwan and Bardiya National Parks are best

Lumbini Cultural Sightseeing Tour - Accommodation

The hotel accommodation in Lumbini includes a three Star hotel in twin sharing base. It includes 2 breakfasts as the meals. A traveller can choose tourist standard hotels to 5-Star accommodation in Bhairahawa and Lumbini as per his/her choice.

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01-02Lumbini Zambala3-StarLumbini

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Lumbini Cultural Sightseeing Tour - Detail Itinerary

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Day 01 : Pickup from your place in Thamel, transfer to Domestic Aiport and Flight to Bhairawa and drive to Lumbini

Maya devi Temple and the Ashokan Pillar
Maya Devi Temple and the Ashokan Pillar

In the morning, we will take a 35 min flight from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa, from where we will drive about 30 min to reach Lumbini. There, you will have a full day visit of this UNESCO World Heritage site, developed under a master plan in the area of 6 Km x 2 km. The tour starts from the New Tourist village and it takes us to the world Peace Pagoda and Museum. Since this is the religious sites, this is the pilgrimage concept of the master plan to introduce Buddhism and purify the mind through the monastic zone. We find many monasteries within there and the monasteries of Mahayana and Theravada Buddhism are spread across the canon. Finally, we will visit the Mayadevi temple which has protected the “Marker Stone” statue of the nativity scene for a long and protected the ruins of old temple walls. Another attraction of this tour is the Ashoka Pillar. It displays the inscriptions which provides the details about his visit to the birthplace of Lord Buddha.

02

Day 02 : Drive to Kapilvastu and visit the archeological sites of Tilaurakot, Gotihawa, Kudan, Niglihawa and Sagarhawa.

We will drive towards the religious and archaeological sites of Tilaurakot, Gotihawa, Kudan, Niglihara, and Sagarhawa. Tilaurakot is an ancient Kapilavastu which is also known as the capital of Shakyas. This is the place where Buddha spent his first 29 years of life. Similarly, Kudan is an important place to visit in Lumbini and it was the place where Buddha was received by his father after his access to enlightenment. It was said that King Suddhodana built the Kudan (Nigrodharma Park) especially for the accommodation of Buddha and his followers. Likewise, Gotihawa is another place to visit in Lumbini. Gotihawa is the birthplace of Krakuchanda Buddha but Niglihawa is the place where Kanakmuni Buddha was born. Another religious site of Lumbini is Sagarhawa and it is the archaeological findings which is also called the “place of the massacre of the Shakya”.
Overnight stay at hotel in Lumbini.
03

Day 03 : Visit Devdaha-Ramgram and flight back to Kathmandu

We’ll drive to religious and archaeological sites at Devdaha and Ramagram. Devadaha is the capital city of the Koliya kingdom in ancient times and this is the maternal hometown of Queen Mayadevi (mother), Prajapati Gautami (Stepmother), Princess Yasodhara (consort). This is the same place where Prince Siddhartha had spent his childhood. LIkewise, Ramagram is another important site in Lumbini. It is the brick mound on the bank of the Jharahi River. It is a seven-meter high brick stupa consisting of relic (one of the eight astha dhatu) of Lord Buddha. The king of Ramagrama built that stupas and he was the eighth king to obtain the Buddhas’ relics.
We will fly back to Kathmandu in the late afternoon and say goodbye there. May you have a great time in Nepal!

Cost Includes

  • 2 Nights hotel in Lumbini 3*hotel
  • Kathmandu – Bhairahawa Bhairahawa – Kathmandu airfare
  • An English Speaking Guide for a day at Lumbini
  • An English Speaking Guide for a day at Lumbini
  • All ground transportation
  • Airport Drop / Pickup

Cost Excludes

  • Extra services and additional nights
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Traveler’s Insurance
  • International Flight cost
  • Tips and Gratitudes

Lumbini Cultural Sightseeing Tour - Fixed Departure Cost & Dates


There is no fixed departure trip for this month. You can request for a private group trip.

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Duration Duration
3 Days
Max. Altitude Max. Altitude
1360 mtrs
Activities Activities
Cultural Tour
Destination Destination
Nepal
Start/End Point Start/End Point
Kathmandu - Kathmandu
Transportation Transportation
Private transfers
Grade Grade
Easy
Nature of Trip Nature of Trip
Sightseeing Tour
Meals Meals
2 Breakfast
Group Size Group Size
1-16 People
Best Seasons Best Seasons
Round the Year
Accommodation Accommodation
2 N in 3* Hotel

Lumbini Cultural Heritage sightseeing tour is a complete package to explore the monument area and the birthplace of Buddha in Nepal. Lumbini was the divine forest and the ideal place for Prince Siddhartha’s birth. This is a saying that while passing Lumbini, Mayadevi pauses her journey due to her labor pain. Then she caught up one of the branches of Peeple tree in Lumbini and gave birth to Sidhartha Gautam. After exploring this fact, it is popular as a famous pilgrims sites in Nepal.

Major Attractions of Lumbini

  • Mayadevi Temple & Ashokan Pillar
  • Myanmar Golden Temple
  • World Peace Pagoda
  • Dharma Swami Maharaja Buddha Vihar
  • China Temple
  • Lumbini Museum

Lumbini was a beautiful park with an attractive pond. Lord Buddha take birth after she took a bath in the pond. Now, Lumbini is a very important UNESCO World Heritage Site and a significant religious site for Buddhists. Lord Buddha himself in his Mahaparinirvana Sutta mentioned Lumbini as one of the 4 prominent places for Buddhist Pilgrimage for everyone who’s looking for the ultimate liberation.

Activities Lumbini Cultural Sightseeing Tour

  • Walking and tuk-tuk tour
  • Visiting the major attractions including the many other monasteries in the Monastic Zones
  • Visit the Lumbini Museum
  • Opportunity to practice Meditation
  • Extend a day tour to Kapilbastu and Taulihawa

You will get to see the place where Lord Buddha – the paver of the path to peace and calming contemplation – was born. It is a conducive place for peaceful contemplation and meditation. Besides, this is a place of several monasteries. They are contributed by several countries, and better places to practice meditation, and learn about Buddha and Buddhism. Therefore, Lumbini is culturally and historically important sites for Buddhism.

Transportation

The package service includes the airport transfers in Kathmandu and Bhairahawa. A private A/C vehicle serves all the transfer and sightseeing services. Whereas, you can enjoy tuk-tuk rides inside the Lumbini monument area to visit the monastic zones. A walking tour to the monastic zone is super exciting but tiring one. You can customize your trip to spend more time in Lumbini. The Lumbini Museum, practicing meditation, and detailed study are other activities to make with more days in Lumbini.

Customizing the trip

There are various tour packages available for private departures. The tours are best suitable for family, couples and friends. Travelers can extend their holiday to visit the beautiful city of Pokhara and cultural tour in Kathmandu. The exciting Jungle Safari in Chitwan and Bardiya National Parks are best

Day 01 : Pickup from your place in Thamel, transfer to Domestic Aiport and Flight to Bhairawa and drive to Lumbini

Maya devi Temple and the Ashokan Pillar
Maya Devi Temple and the Ashokan Pillar

In the morning, we will take a 35 min flight from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa, from where we will drive about 30 min to reach Lumbini. There, you will have a full day visit of this UNESCO World Heritage site, developed under a master plan in the area of 6 Km x 2 km. The tour starts from the New Tourist village and it takes us to the world Peace Pagoda and Museum. Since this is the religious sites, this is the pilgrimage concept of the master plan to introduce Buddhism and purify the mind through the monastic zone. We find many monasteries within there and the monasteries of Mahayana and Theravada Buddhism are spread across the canon. Finally, we will visit the Mayadevi temple which has protected the “Marker Stone” statue of the nativity scene for a long and protected the ruins of old temple walls. Another attraction of this tour is the Ashoka Pillar. It displays the inscriptions which provides the details about his visit to the birthplace of Lord Buddha.

Day 02 : Drive to Kapilvastu and visit the archeological sites of Tilaurakot, Gotihawa, Kudan, Niglihawa and Sagarhawa.

We will drive towards the religious and archaeological sites of Tilaurakot, Gotihawa, Kudan, Niglihara, and Sagarhawa. Tilaurakot is an ancient Kapilavastu which is also known as the capital of Shakyas. This is the place where Buddha spent his first 29 years of life. Similarly, Kudan is an important place to visit in Lumbini and it was the place where Buddha was received by his father after his access to enlightenment. It was said that King Suddhodana built the Kudan (Nigrodharma Park) especially for the accommodation of Buddha and his followers. Likewise, Gotihawa is another place to visit in Lumbini. Gotihawa is the birthplace of Krakuchanda Buddha but Niglihawa is the place where Kanakmuni Buddha was born. Another religious site of Lumbini is Sagarhawa and it is the archaeological findings which is also called the “place of the massacre of the Shakya”.
Overnight stay at hotel in Lumbini.

Day 03 : Visit Devdaha-Ramgram and flight back to Kathmandu

We’ll drive to religious and archaeological sites at Devdaha and Ramagram. Devadaha is the capital city of the Koliya kingdom in ancient times and this is the maternal hometown of Queen Mayadevi (mother), Prajapati Gautami (Stepmother), Princess Yasodhara (consort). This is the same place where Prince Siddhartha had spent his childhood. LIkewise, Ramagram is another important site in Lumbini. It is the brick mound on the bank of the Jharahi River. It is a seven-meter high brick stupa consisting of relic (one of the eight astha dhatu) of Lord Buddha. The king of Ramagrama built that stupas and he was the eighth king to obtain the Buddhas’ relics.
We will fly back to Kathmandu in the late afternoon and say goodbye there. May you have a great time in Nepal!

Cost Includes

  • 2 Nights hotel in Lumbini 3*hotel
  • Kathmandu – Bhairahawa Bhairahawa – Kathmandu airfare
  • An English Speaking Guide for a day at Lumbini
  • An English Speaking Guide for a day at Lumbini
  • All ground transportation
  • Airport Drop / Pickup

Cost Excludes

  • Extra services and additional nights
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Traveler’s Insurance
  • International Flight cost
  • Tips and Gratitudes

There is no fixed departure trip for this month. You can request for a private group trip.

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