Lumbini Day Tour (The Birthplace of Lord Buddha)

Duration: 
1 Fullday
Altitude: 
Difficulty: 
Easy
Holiday Style: 
Day Tour
Starts/Ends: 
In Kathmandu

Holiday Overview

Lumbini Day Tour

(The Birthplace of Lord Buddha)

Lumbini is not only the Birthplace of Lord Buddha but also one of the major attractions of Nepal for domestic and foreign visitors. The

Lumbini Day Tour

serenity and tranquility of Lumbini attract thousands of visitors from different parts of the globe. The sacred Garden, Ashoka Pillar, Mayadevi Temple, Nativity Marker Stone, Perpetual Eternal Flame, World Peace Pagoda, and important monasteries built by governments of various countries are major attractions of the Lumbini. In addition to the Buddhist monasteries and monuments, the farmlands of Lumbini are an important habitat for many globally threatened birds of Nepal including Sarus Cranes.

Buddhists around the world consider Lumbini in the Rupandehi district of Nepal to be the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, who later became known as Lord Buddha after his enlightenment. A UNESCO World Heritage Sanctuary of Peace and Tranquility, it invites visitors to explore its sacred gardens and majestic monasteries.

The day tour to Lumbini begins and ends in Kathmandu.

Major attractions in Lumbini:

Mayadevi Temple:

This temple, built at the place where Queen Mayadevi is said to have given birth to Prince Siddhartha, features a stone marker marking the exact birthplace of Lord Buddha.

Ashoka Pillar:

Built by Emperor Ashoka of India in the 3rd century B.C

Lumbini Monastery Area:

With the construction of monasteries and meditation centers by various Buddhist groups around the world, visitors can get a glimpse into the traditions and practices of Buddhism

Trip highlights:

  • Lumbini, the Birthplace of Lord Buddha

Lumbini Day Tour (The Birthplace of Lord Buddha)

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Holiday Summary

Day-to-day Brief Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu
( Altitude: 1300m, Duration: 45 minutes )
Duration: 
45 minutes
Altitude: 
1300m
Destination: 
Kathmandu
Upon arrival, Visit Kailash Treks, Nepal representative will receive you and take you to the hotel. Depending on your arrival time, a short meeting will be arranged. If you would like to do something special while in Kathmandu, please let us know and we can help you arrange it. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2
Fly to Bhairahawa and drive to Lumbini
( Altitude: 150m, Duration: 30-minute flight and 15km drive to Lumbini )
Duration: 
30-minute flight and 15km drive to Lumbini
Altitude: 
150m
Destination: 
Lumbini
After early breakfast, fly to Gautama Buddha International Airport, Bhairahawa, and then drive to Lumbini (150m). Explore Lumbini, the Birthplace of Lord Buddha, and visit the Sacred Garden, Puskarini Lake, and Mayadevi Temple. Visit some of the monasteries in the Monastic zone and World Peace stupa, where the holy bone relic was placed while building the stupa. Evening, drive to Bhairahawa for our return flight to Kathmandu. Check in to the hotel.
Day 2
Departure
Visit Kailash Treks will provide a private vehicle for the airport drop.

What's Included

  • All ground transports including airport pickup and transfer by private vehicles
  • 1-night hotel accommodations in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Lunch and Guide sightseeing in Lumbini with entrance fees
  • Kathmandu- Bhairahawa-Kathmandu flight fare
  • Knowledgeable guide to escorts the trip

 

What's not Included

  • Dinner
  • Gratitude to the staffs (TIPS) and offering / dakchhina at puja
  • Any other costs not mentioned above in cost includes section

Holiday Extensions

Trekking in Himalays:

Helicopter Trip to Everest Basecamp, Annapurna Basecamp, Gosaikunda.

Adventure 4 Wheel Jeep drive to Upper Mustang.

Important Note: Contact us for your own Customize trip, Dates and Service.

 

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