Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautama Buddha is one of the pilgrimage sites for the worlds’ millions of people who follow Buddhism. Listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Lumbini was a beautiful garden during the rule of the Shakya Dynasty in Southwest Nepal. Our Lumbini Tour package will offer you so many historical and beautiful buildings to explore in this sacred pilgrimage site. The main attraction at the Lumbini is the Sacred Garden spread over 08 square kilometers and all the treasures possessed of the historic area. Mayadevi Shrine is located in Lumbini, which is the oldest monument of Nepal, where Mayadevi gave birth to Buddha. Here, you also can find an amazing pillar known as Ashok Stambh, which is built by Emperor Ashoka to commemorate his pilgrimage to this sacred site. To the south of this pillar, what we will find is the sacred pond where Mayadevi had taken a holy bath just before giving birth to Buddha. Along with all these things, there are other places of interest too nearby. Mainly, more than 10 countries have built their identity in their own style in temples, monasteries or stupas in the Lumbini area, which is going to be another attraction there.
Himalaya Hero Adventures has specially designed this legendary Lumbini Pilgrimage tours as an exclusive Buddhist pilgrimage cultural tours in the birthplace of Gautam Buddha. Lumbini, the sacred place offers so many places to explore such as; World Peace Pagoda, Lumbini Crane Sanctuary, Kudan, Gotihawa, Nillihawa, Lumbini Garden, The Ashoka Pillar, The Mayadevi Temple, Puskarni, and many more. As you reach the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, Lumbini, you will stroll around and explore the sacred garden of Lumbini, which was built by the Japanese monk. It also offers stunning sunrise views to its visitors. Then you will be stunned to admire surrounding wetland areas of the stupa, where you can enjoy the sighting of Cranes. Apart from exploring the historical building and its amazing architecture, you will also get an opportunity to visit nearby villages and encounter the local peoples. Getting involved with the locals and exploring their interesting culture is also another major attraction of this Lumbini Tour. Lumbini, a spiritual place where we get chances to visit spiritual Maya Devi Temple, Pillar of Ashoka along with stupas and its ancient ruins.
The way to Lumbini!
After the exploration of major Kathmandu Sightseeing sites including the Royal Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambhunath Temple, Pashupatinath Temple, and Boudhanath Stupa. After exploration, we will head toward the birthplace of Gautam Buddha by the scenic driving journey. As you reach over there, we will explore the place and can also learn some meditations over there. After exploration, again we will return back to the Kathmandu by following the same route with greenery views on the way. In Kathmandu, before your flight to your final destination, you can enjoy farewell dinner with the cultural program in Nepal. Then finally you will head toward your homeland.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 03: Fly or drive to Lumbini. Overnight stay at a hotel in Lumbini.
Day 04: Full day sightseeing of Lumbini and Kapilbastu. Overnight stay at a hotel in Lumbini.
Day 05: Return back to Kathmandu.
Day 06: Final Departure
Once you arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be received by the Himalaya Hero Adventure representative and you will be taken to the hotel where you can rest and relax. After a few rests, you will be introduced with the tour guide and other members of ours. In the evening, Himalaya Hero Adventure will provide you a brief orientation class about your Lumbini tour which makes you quite easy to travel. Have dinner and stay overnight at the hotel.
In this day, early in the morning after having breakfast, we’ll move to visit some religious and historical places in Kathmandu which are enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage sites; Pashupatinath temple known as the principal temple of God Shiva which is the most sacred site for Hindu. Swoyambhunath temple is also known as monkey temple. Boudhanath Stupa, Hanuman Dhoka Square and Kathmandu Durbar Square and so on. Have dinner and stay overnight at hotel.
After early morning breakfast, we will head toward Lumbini, tour destinations, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha called Lumbini. You will witness the beautiful village and markets on the way to Lumbini. In the evening, you will visit some Buddhists monasteries. Have dinner and stay overnight at Hotel.
In this day, early in the morning after having breakfast, we will explore the Lumbini. Lumbini is the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the Rupandehi district which is located at south-western Terai of Nepal. It is a place where Queen Mayadevi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautam, a founder of Buddhism. Lumbini is the place of significant spiritual sites in Nepal, where you will get an opportunity to explore over 25 international Buddhist Monasteries, study Buddhism, meditation and visit Buddha’s birthplace itself within the scared Mayadevi Gardens; Maya Devi Temple, Pillar of Ashoka along with stupas and its ancient ruins. A classic pilgrim tour will be so inspiring that leads you to witness the remarkable power of soothing Buddhism and a classic spot. You will be grateful to visit Lumbini due to its green vegetation, and numerous beautiful shrines, constructed for the devotee and visitors. This place evokes a kind of holy sentiment to the millions of Buddhists all over the world. Have dinner and stay overnight at the hotel of Lumbini.
In this day, after breakfast in the morning, we’ll drive back to Kathmandu. You can have a rest and shortly look after all the snaps that you captured along the tour. In the evening, if you wish to do shopping and explore the tourist old city Thamel, then we will manage that for you. In the evening you can enjoy farewell dinner with amazing cultural program. We’ll stay overnight in the same hotel at Kathmandu.
This is the time to say goodbye and your final departure. Where you will leave all the beautiful moments and natural scenarios of the tour. A representative will help you to depart towards your final destination.
Thanks to Chintan's experience in promoting tourism in Nepal, we managed to organize an excellent visit to the main places in Nepal. After our arrival in Kathmandu, we planned together the various visits and transports for Pokhara, Lumbini, Chitwan. Thanks to their deep knowledge of the various places we have been able to understand throughout the package, the various experiences, such as paragliding and jungle safari, unique and absolutely to be done. I thank Chintan, Madan and the whole Himalayan Hero Adventures Company.