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Lumbini Tour


Overview

The Lumbini tour is purely Buddhist tour in Nepal which is mainly focused on the major Buddhist sites. The 6-day tour includes the most popular and holistic Buddhist sites in Nepal. The tour will include Boudhanath Stupa, Swyambhunath Stupa, Kopan Monastery, Patan Durbar Square and Lumbini the birthplace of Buddha where Queen Mayadevi gave birth to Lord Budha before 2500 years. Lumbini is the ultimate pilgrim destination to Buddhist from all over the world.  Lumbini tour incudes to visit the local Buddhist community, their culture, tradition and participating in Puja (rituals).  It could be your lifetime experience. Talking to the great Lama and Nuns and their simple life style could be inspiring. Your tour guide will explain to you about Buddhism and other cultural aspects.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square is considered as the most worth visiting Durbar Square in Kathmandu. The masterpiece of Nepalese art and icons the cultural the local people of Kathmandu are amazing.
Boudhanath Stupa: A 36m high biggest Stupa in Nepal with ever seeing Buddha eyes is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Swyambhunath Stupa: UNESCO World Heritage site, this stupa is situated to the south west of Kathmandu at a hilltop. It offers a nice overlooking view to downtown.
Kopan Monastery: This monastery is a member of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition, an international network of Gelugpa dharma centers. It is situated to the north of Boudhanath Stupa.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square: This is the most worth visiting tourist spots, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Patan Durbar Square: This city is also known as a city of artist “Lalitpur” is popular for its carving.
Lumbini: Queen Mahamayadevi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama in 563 BC. Gautama, who achieved Enlightenment sometime around 528 BC, became the Buddha (Shakya Muni).

Lumbini Tour is very popular to all other Nepal visitors and we can tailor it as per the client’s interest as well as.


Trip Highlights

  • Visit Shakyamuni Buddha birth place
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Visit Mayadevi tempel and Lumbini Sacred garden
  • Experience authentic Nepali meal
  • Observe the most beautiful scene of Boudhanath in the evening.

Itinerary

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Welcome to Nepal!
We will be waiting at the arrival gate of  Nepal airport and transfer you to your hotel. Check in to Hotel and after refreshment, drive to Boudhanath (if your time permit) in the evening to see the butter lamp lighting. Enjoy the butter lamp lighting and people circumbulation the stupa. Later back to the Hotel and enjoy a traditional Nepali dinner. Night rest at Hotel Green Eco Resort.

Enjoy the breakfast at Hotel and drive to UNESCO World Heritage Site (Kopan Monastery, Swyambhunath, and Patan Durbar Square). Kopan monastery is considered as a Tibetan Buddhist university. Your tour guide will brief you about its history, cultural importance and iconography.  You will have a lunch break in the restaurant while sightseeing. Later in the evening drive back to Hotel and night rest.

 

 

After breakfast at Hotel in Kathmandu, drive to the domestic airport and fly to (around 10:00 am) Bhairahawa (Lumbini). Drive (45m) to Hotel nearby sacred garden and take a rest for a while. After refreshment, your guide will escort you to visit the sacred garden. Visit different monasteries, Gumpas, and library. Later in the evening back to hotel and night rest. Dinner will be at a Hotel restaurant or you can take out as per your choice.

 

Wake up early in the morning (6:00 am) and drive/ walk to Mayadevi temple. Visit the birthplace of Buddha, Mayadevi temple. You can take your time and later return to the Hotel for breakfast. After, drive to Tilaurakot to visit the palace of Buddha. Back to Hotel for siesta. Later afternoon explore the sacred garden.

 

 

Breakfast at Hotel in Lumbini and drop to the airport. Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. After refreshment, drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is one of the most worth visiting UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kathmandu. Later return to the Hotel and night rest after dinner.

Take an easy morning. We will transfer to the airport for the final departure. Home sweet home. If your time permit, you can spend some time shopping or last-minute souvenier hunting.


What are included?

  • Arrival and departure transfer by private car/ van from the international airport
  • Hotel accommodation in the city on BB double/ twin sharing
  • English speaking city tour guide
  • Domestic flight to Lumbini and return to Kathmandu
  • Local transfer by provate car/ van with A/C as per itinerary
  • Welcome dinner at Nepali restaurant

What are not included?

  • International flight and Nepal entry visa
  • Lunch and dinner (Kathmandu and in Lumbini)
  • Travel insurance and emergency evacuation (Should cover your insurance)
  • Entrances to the temple, monastery, monuments and museum.
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, postage, laundry, Videography
  • Costs arising from unforeseen events outside the control of AATE.
  • Tips and gratuities (crew will expect the tipping)

Trip Enquiry

The itinerary listed is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. We will be pleased if you provide every minor details about your trip.

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