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Lumbini Tour Package - 3 Days

Lumbini Tour Package
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Lumbini is situated about 350 km south west of Kathmandu . It was a beautiful garden during the rule of Shakya dyanasty in southwest Nepal . This place is famous because Lord Buddha was born here in 560 B.C. The birth of Buddha at Lumbini has been recorded in the pillar inspiration ( Bhagawan Jateti Lummini game”. The pilgrimage of Ashoka to Lumbini has also been recorded in a stone pillar 300-325 BC. As a Chinese traveler Wen Seg- tsai, visited this place 300-325 AD he found there the Nativity (Ashoka) tree, a statue of lapis lazuli depicting Buddha’s Nativity scene and the marks of seven footsteps of the Buddha, enclosed and covered by lapis lazuli slabs. The monuments unearthed from these excavations are the temple of Mayadevi , (Mother of Buddha), the Ashoka pillar with its 9m-sandstone shaft having five-line inspiration, the bell capital and many things of religious and historical importance . For the visitors to lumbini few importance places to visit observe are:

Mayadevi Temple The temple of Mayadevi , the mother of Buddha is located close to the Ashoka pillar. The statue of Mayadevi is made out of the stone which is believed to be 2000 years old. People worship Mayadevi as well as Rupadevi.

Puskar Pond To the south of Mayadevi temple lies Puskar pond where Mayadevi took bath before giving birth to Buddha took his purifying bath in the same pond.

Lumbini Garden The whole area of lumbini is considered as a garden. Many monasteries have been built through the help of different countries like Thailand , Srilanka, and Japan . The whole area of lumbini Garden is going to be converted in to the international Center for Buddhist pilgrimage and studies. Professor kenzo Tange, a Japanese architech, developed the master plan of Lumbini.

Day 1
Kathmandu to Lumbini (Bhairahawa)

After breakfast, drive (8 hours) or flight to (45 minutes) Lumbini. Check in hotel. A brief sightseeing trip to the surrounded area.

Day 2
Lumbini/Tilaurakot (Kapilvastu)/Lumbini

Early breakfast at the hotel, visit Lumbini Garden for worship, then drive to Tilaurakot (Kapilvastu) covering major shrines such as: Gotihawa, Niglihawa and Kundan.

Day 3
Lumbini to Kathmandu

Lumbini to Kathmandu: Breakfast at the hotel, then drive to Kathmandu. Visit Ramgram on the way to Kathmandu. Arrival Kathmandu in the evening.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.
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Frequently asked Questions

Do you have airport pickup facilities ?

Definitely! We do have airport pick up facilities for our customers who have booked for our any packages. We don't charge any money.

What kind of place is Lumbini?

According to Buddhist tradition, Lumbini is the name of the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautma also known as the Buddha. Lumbini is located in present-day Rummindei, in the Terai region of Southern Nepal,

Does your company help to arrange domestic flight , international flight, hotel booking and other services?

We can take care of all domestic flights, hotel bookings and other services. However, we suggest you to arrange international flights from your home country, but we can provide assistance.

Do I need to pay extra for my child ?Do I need to pay extra for my child?

If your child is below 4 years, it is completely free. And if they are below 10, then you need to pay 50% of the Adult Price. Above 10 years pays full like Adult.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to lumbini?

yes There are many ATMs on this way. There are so many ATMs in this city. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the tour.

How did Buddha get enlightenment?

One day, seated beneath the Bodhi tree (the tree of awakening) Siddhartha became deeply absorbed in meditation, and reflected on his experience of life, determined to penetrate its truth. He finally achieved Enlightenment and became the Buddha.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Lumbini?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, Lumbini can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season. It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

what about the entrance fees is it included?

It is a compulsory before entering into any heritage sites and monuments. The fees should be paid by you or if you wish we can add it into our package price and you don't have to bother on your travel activities.

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Total $ 70 USD

Trip Facts

  • 1-12 people
  • Moderate