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Lumbini Buddhist Circuit Tour

For millions of Buddhists the world over, it evokes a kind of holy sentiment akin to the significance of Jerusalem to Christians and Mecca to Muslims. Lumbini is the place where Lord Buddha - the apostle of peace, and the Light of Asia. It is visual aid to life of Buddha, while it is a popular pilgrimage site tour in one hand and in the other hand it displays a great history triumph.

At a glance

Exclusive visit to Birth place of Lord Buddha
Visit Sacred Garden, Maya Devi Temple, Ashoka Pillar & Marker Stone
City guided tour in Kathmandu city at World Heritage Sites

Overview

Lumbini, known as Lord Buddha's birthplace or international Buddhist monasteries; study Buddhism or meditate which is a Buddhist pilgrimage site located in the Rupandehi District of Province No. 5(south-central Terai) in Nepal. It is the place where known to be Queen Maya Devi gave birth to Lord Gautam Buddha in 563 BCE. So it’s one of the world’s most important spiritual sites is a home to the historic birthplace of the Buddha and enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Today one can visit over 25 international Buddhist monasteries, study about Buddha & Buddhism, can do meditation and visit within Sacred Garden.

For millions of Buddhists the world over, it evokes a kind of holy sentiment akin to the significance of Jerusalem to Christians and Mecca to Muslims. Lumbini is the place where Lord Buddha - the apostle of peace, and the Light of Asia. It is visual aid to life of Buddha, while it is a popular pilgrimage site tour in one hand and in the other hand it displays a great history triumph. So, as Nepal is denoted as a popular destination for Tour about Buddhism and sacred retreat center for Religious practices. Likewise, over 60 archaeological sites have been identified in and around Lumbini including the only surviving, unexcavated Buddha relic Stupa of Ramgram, Kapilvastu, etc. Further this tour includes Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing as an extra attraction in relations to the Buddhist.

 

Few Major Attractions:

  • World Peace Pagoda
  • The Mayadevi Temple
  • Kathmandu Dubar Square
  • Bouddhanath Stupa
  • Monkey Temple, etc.

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Itinerary

We begin tour to Buddhist Pilgrimage with the Kathmandu Sightseeing where we will explore some of the world-famous Buddhist sites which have been cited as the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. We mainly explore the Boudhanath (one of the oldest and largest Buddhist Monastery), Swayambhunath (which also known as The Monkey Temple), Kapan Monastery (The center of Buddhist Philosophy and teachings).

Arrival to Kathmandu: Arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, one of our representative will pickup you from there and transfers to Hotel/Check-in. Overnight at Kathmandu

Drive to Lumbini: Drive from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa which takes 8 hrs (321 km). Check-in at Hotel in Lumbini and short time for refreshment. Overnight at Lumbini

Lumbini Kapilvastu Sightseeing Tour: Early morning after having breakfast, get ready to explore to the Mayadevi Temple and tour of surrounding areas of Lumbini Development Trust along with surrounding villages and observe rural culture and lifestyle. Too on this day, we will explore several monasteries and learn about Buddhism with “Marker Stone” / Ashoka Pillar. Overnight at Lumbini

Lumbini-Buddhist Circuit Sightseeing (Religious & archaeological sites): On Fourth day, Drive and visit to religious and archaeological sites of Tilaurakot, Gotihawa, Kudan, Niglihara along with Sagarhawa. Tilaurakot: ancient Kapilavastu, where Buddha spent his first 29 years. Kudan: where Buddha was received by his father after his access to enlightenment. Gotihawa: the birth place of Krakuchanda Buddha. Niglihawa: where Kanakmuni Buddha was born. Sagarhawa: archaeological findings as "place of the massacre of the Shakyas". Overnight at Lumbini

Devdaha - Ramgram - back to Kathmandu: During this day, drive and visit archaeological sites at Devdaha and Ramagram on the way back to Kathmandu. Devdaha is the ancient capital of the Koliya kingdom which is believed to be maternal hometown of Queen Mayadevi (mother). Drive back to Kathmandu via Tourist Bus, check –in at Hotel at Evening or at option you can fly back to Kathmandu via Gautam Buddha International Airport. Overnight at Kathmandu

Kathmandu Sightseeing: Kathmandu city sightseeing which gives us an immense opportunity to explore major tourist attractions i.e World Hertiage Sites - Bouddhanath Stupa, Swayambhu Nath Stupa (Monkey Temple) & Kathmandu Durbar Sqaure etc. Overnight at Kathmandu

Final Departure: After breakfast, we will drop you at Airport for your onward destination. (Per your flight schedule, if you have time you can visit to tourist market in Thamel for shopping and evening we will transfer to Airport).

Inclusions

Includes and Excludes

Cost Included

Airport Pick-up & Drop

All ground Transportation by Tourist Coach/or Private Vehicle

Licensed Tour Guide during Sightseeing

Accommodation on twin sharing room with breakfast in Kathmandu & Lumbini

All Government Taxes

Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu with Cultural Dance

Cost Excluded

Lunch and Dinner throughout the trip

Personal Expenses

Travel Insurance

Bar, Beverages & Mineral Water

Sightseeing Places Entrance fees

Cost not mentioned in cost includes

Nepali visa fees

International Flight Tickets

Tips for Tour Staff & Driver

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