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Lumbini Tour 2 Night 3 days

Trip code NNTR-1066
Package name Lumbini Tour 2 Night 3 days
Duration 3
Max. elevation 1340 m
Level BEGINNER
Transportation Private Tourist Vehicle with A/C
Accomodation 2 Nights 3-star Hotel In Lumbini
Starts at Kathmandu
Ends at Kathmandu
Trip route
Cost USD 280 per person

Highlights

Overview

Lumbini is the place where, according to Buddhist mythology, Queen Mayadevi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama in 623 BCE. Gautama, who obtained Enlightenment in around 652 BCE, became the Buddha and founded Buddhism as the newest religion of a time. Lumbini is one of many attractions for pilgrimage that bound up in places significant to the life of the Lord Buddha. Lumbini has a number of older temples, including the Mayadevi Temple and Ashoka pillar. Lumbini includes Many monuments, monasteries, and museums which were founded by many Buddhist organizations, and the Lumbini International Research Institute are also within the holy site.

The spiritual visit to Lumbini will involve not only your mind and body but also your soul. the numerous shrines devoted to the life of the Lord Buddha and see the eternal flame that symbolizes peace when considering with reverence. Let the ambience calm and relax you and experience true tranquillity in this shrine for peace lovers. 

Lumbini is 8 to 9 hours drive from Kathmandu. The closest airport is Gautam Buddha Airport at Bhairahawa from where you can reach there in 30 minutes. If you wish to take Flight from/to Kathmandu just Let Us know how we can help you to customize and make your tour to Lumbini wonderful. we will be more than happy to know your preference and or the style of travelling. 

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Drive from Kathmandu to Lumbini - 6 to 7 hrs.

After the morning breakfast, you will start our journey towards the most spiritual land of Buddhism, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, and one of the most important and famous UNESCO World Heritage sites of Nepal.

This pilgrimage site in southwest parts of Nepal attracts religious Buddhists and hundreds of Internal and foragers from around the world, who arrive to pay homage at the Sacred Garden where the ‘Enlightened One’- the God Buddha was born. A famous landmark inside Lumbini is the Ashoka Pillar raised by the great Emperor who converted to Buddhism. Today Lumbini has been animated by the multitude of architectonically beautiful temples, stupas, and monasteries built by various international Buddhist communities.

Upon arrival in Lumbini, Later in the evening, we will drive to the birthplace of the god Buddha/Mayadevi Temple to join the evening ceremony with the monks. What a blissful evening to end your day!

Day 2 : Full Day Sightseeing in Lumbini.

Today we will visit the pilgrimage sights of Lumbini, Mayadevi Temple, Ashoka Piller, The remains of many ancient stupas and monasteries, and many other new monasteries build by various international Buddhist communities. Like Buddha’s Birthplace – Mayadevi Temple

Lumbini is a sacred arena as God Buddha was born here in southern Nepal more than 2,500 years ago. As a sacred birthplace of him, it is a significant pilgrimage site for Buddhists from all around the world. Many excavations have taken place here to show and prove to the world that Buddha was born here and save this place for the Future. Ruins of the ancient old city are clearly manifest and many artifacts had been discovered during the excavation. Shakyamuni Buddha was born a prince to the ruler of the little kingdom. The most important landmarks are the Maya Devi Temple and the Ashoka Pillar. The remains of many ancient stupas and monasteries can be found in the surroundings of that Ashoka pillar and Maya Devi temple. The Ashoka pillar is said to have been constructed by the Indian Emperor Ashoka in 250 BC with an inscription confirming this as the birthplace of the Buddha. A stone representation of Maya Devi giving birth to Lord Buddha as she holds onto a branch is seen in the Maya Devi Temple.

Day 3 : Drive to Pokhara & Kathmandu Via Palpa Tansen, 7 to 8 hours

Tansen is a small ancient hill town located 1,350 meters above sea level. It is located on the way from Lumbini to Pokhara. The major attractions here are the excellent mountain views, ancient culture, tranquil surroundings, and friendly people. The weather here makes it a delightful place to visit in any season. On clear days Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Gauri Shankar, and other peaks can be seen. Dhaka – the most popular hand-woven cloth of Nepal comes from this area. The Traditional Nepali topi (national Hat of Nepal) is made of Dhaka and you can notice the weavers at work on their looms or inspect a bazaar of Dhakas in Tansen.

After lunch, we will continue our journey to wonderful Pokhara. On the way catch the great view of the Himalaya, the countryside of Nepal, cross allot of alpine forests, many green hills, and riverside. Pokhara offers magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhare, Annapurna, and Lamjung Himal. In the evening boating in the Fewa Lake and hike up to world peace Stupa for a Sunset view over the Pokhara valley and the beautiful Annapurna massif. A perfect ending for your day!

If you wish to continue your journey towards Kathmandu it's another 4 to 5 hours more drive.

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