Kathmandu/Pokhara - Lumbini - Kapilvastu - Ramgram - Nigalihawa - Tiraurakot - Nigrodharama
1,350 M/4,428 FT
Lumbini is one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage sites on the planet and it carried a symbol of peace on the earth. Four different places are important in Buddhism after Lumbini other places are located in Indian Sarnath, Bodh Gaya, and Kushinagar. On the Lumbini tour visiting interesting historical places and all these religious sites are attaché with Lord Buddha life. 4 days Lumbini tour let you discover different Buddhist pilgrimage sites around Lumbini namely Maya Devi temple, Bodhi tree, Asoka Pillar, Maya Devi pond, Kudan, Tiraulakot, and Lumbini garden. Lumbini carried the history and life of the Lord Buddham like birthplace, his childhood spent on the palace and experienced married life with his wife and son till the age of 29. Then left family life for searching of why people suffering from sorrow and pain. Then the age of 35, he got an answer after enlightenment on the full moon day of the Vesak. Then he starts to spread his knowledge to other people throughout India Sarnath, Bod Gaya, Kushinagar then he conveys a message to his father King Suddodan interesting coming back to Lumbini. Then his father built Kudan for his stay where he teaches Buddhism to scholars and also his son Rahul follow his path with taking-off hair.
The Lumbini garden has full of colorful Buddhist monasteries that epitomize their country including Myanmar Golden temple, Cambodian Monastery, Thai Monastery, Korean Temple, Zhong Hua Buddhist Monastery, The thousand Buddha temple, Korean temple, Nepal Theravada Buddha, Golden temple, Chùa Việt Nam tại Lumbini, Linh Son Monastery, German temple, Nepal Vajrayana Mahavihara, European-Austrian temple, Drudgyud Choling monastery, Sri Lanka temple, Gautami Nuns temple, and Japanese monastery, etc
12 Hrs by Bus or 60-min flight ---No--- Hotel/Lodge/Resort
Lumbini about 285 km far from Kathmandu and various transportation can be used to get Lumbini. Three different modes of transportation are available on your comfortable journeys like flights, public buses, and private vehicles. The regular flight takes about 50 minutes and buses take around 12 hours and the private drive takes about 10 hours. The flight provided a close-up mountain view of the Himalayas and the drive offers diverse landscapes of countrysides.
6-7 Hrs Tour Breakfast Hotel/Lodge/Resort
Day tour around Lumbini garden, Lumbini is listed in the UNESCO world heritage site in 1997 AD. After breakfast short walk to the nearest traditional village where multiple ethnic group people exist. We then step-in the Lumbini garden it recognized the holiest place on the planet where Lord Buddha was birth. Lumbini is mostly known as a Buddhist pilgrimage site and dotted with maximum Mahayana and Theravada Buddhist monasteries. Still, Maya Devi temple, Ashoka pillar, Bodhi tree, and Maya Devi pond is the milestone of the Lumbini. The first seven footsteps of the Lord Buddha preserve very well with brick and it dating back from 3rd BC. Then Ashoka pillar exists front door of the Maya Devi temple where still exist 2nd BC inscription. After discovering the ancient architectures and archaeology then onward to explore the monasteries namely Myanmar Golden temple, Cambodian Monastery, Thai Monastery, Korean Temple, Zhong Hua Buddhist Monastery, The thousand Buddha temple, Korean temple, Nepal Theravada Buddha, Golden temple, Chùa Việt Nam tại Lumbini, Linh Son Monastery, German temple, Nepal Vajrayana Mahavihara, European-Austrian temple, Drudgyud Choling monastery, Sri Lanka temple, Gautami Nuns temple, and Japanese monastery, etc
5-6 Hrs Tour Breakfast Hotel/Lodge/Resort
Ashoka Pillar Niglihawa
About 7/8 far distance from Lumbini where can sight the Ashoka pillar with inscription and believed Emperor Asoka have visited in 249 BC. Still, clearly see the engraved script of Pali and Braham on the broken pillar. Also, Kanakmuni Buddha was born in Niglihawa. These pilgrimage sites have the great value to Chinese travelers because the Chinese pilgrimage Fa-Hien and Hiuen Tsang had mentioned in his book.
Royal Palace of Lord Buddha, Tilaurakot
Tilaurakot was the capital of the Sakya kingdom, the king Suddhodana had built his palace and reign over entire his territory. The palace is located 29 Km west of Lumbini where Lord Buddha spent his early life till 29 years. It is a pretty huge complex with few private residences of king and price as well as Kanthaka (Lord Buddha horse) cemetery.
Kudan is another historical holiest pilgrimage site in Lumbini where King Suddodhana first met his son Sakyamuni Buddha after he got enlightenment. Buddha was a traveler with his scholars and refused to go the Royal palace because he is ascetic. King Suddodhan built Kudan with varied compartments like kitchen, meditation studio, and another room Buddha son Rahul became a disciple of Buddha. A national excavation team recently found three different brick stupa and pond.
12 Hrs by Bus or 60-min flight Breakfast ---No---
After breakfast at hotel, we arrange drop-off services on your preference. If you taking flight to Kathmandu or Pokhara, arrange airport transfer to Gautam Buddha airport. In other hand also arrange deluxe bus ticket to Kathmandu/Pokhara/Sauraha. Then if heading to India, we arrange private vehicle to border of Indian and Nepal, Sonauli.
- Domestic airport pick-up & drop-off services
- 3-Nights' accommodation at Lumbini on bed and breakfast plan
- Kathmandu/Pokhara to Lumbini by deluxe A/C bus
- Lumbini to Kathmandu/Pokhra by deluxe A/C bus
- 3-days guide tour in Lumbini
- Sightseeing in Lumbini by private jeep
- Entrance fees of monuments
- Cultural tour on the typical village
What's not included?
- All bar bill including (Mineral water, hard and soft drinks)
- Travel insurance should cover emergency evacuation such a helicopter
- Personal expense laundry, internet, telephone etc
- Tips for guide