Lumbini Tour Package


Lumbini Tour Package
is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the Rupandehi district of Nepal. It is the place where Queen Mayadevi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama, who as the Buddha Gautama founded the Buddhist tradition. The Buddha lived between roughly 563 and 483 BCE. Lumbini is one of four magnets for pilgrimage that sprang up in places pivotal to the life of the Buddha, the others being at Kushinagar, Bodh Gaya and Sarnath.

Lumbini (Touri n Lumbini) was where the Buddha lived until the age of 29. Lumbini (Lumbini Tour)has a number of temples, including the Mayadevi temple, and others under construction. Also located here is the Puskarini or Holy Pond where the Buddha's mother took the ritual dip prior to his birth and where he, too, had his first bath, as well as the remains of Kapilvastu palace. At other sites near Lumbini, earlier Buddhas were, according to tradition, born, achieved ultimate awakening and finally relinquished earthly

The closest airport is at Siddharthanagar, where flights to and from Kathmandu are served. There is also an airport in Gorakhpur, which serves flights to Indian cities. But lately Lumbini itself is planning to operate an airport besides it for the convenience of tourists and sightseeing persons.

Facts of This Trip

  • Duration: 06 Days
  • Activities: Nepal Tour
  • Accommodation: ...
  • Region: Kathmandu / Lumbini
  • Grade: Easy
  • Group size:Min. 1- Max.12
  • Season: ...
  • Max. Altitude: ...
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Lumbini Tour Package Itinerary

Day 01: Fly or Drive to Lumbini
Flight from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa takes 35 mints and from there it is 30 mints drive to Lumbini. One can also drive to Lumbini (3,21 km) from Kathmandu. Overnight in Hotel

Day 02: Breakfast | Lumbini Tour
Lumbini Tour includes visit to the Mayadevi temple and tour of surrounding areas of Lumbini Development Trust (LDT). The 3 square mile area of LDT includes Sacred Garden, Monastic Zone and New Lumbini Village.

Day 03: Breakfast | Lumbini Cultural experiences
On the day we will visit surrounding villages of Lumbini and observe rural culture. Interaction with warm and hospital local people, buying their authentic handicraft products and observing their traditional rituals will bring one closer to understand the diversity of Terai cultures in Nepal.

Day 04: Religious and archeological sites of Kapilavastu
Drive and visit religious and archeological sites of Tilaurakot, Gotihawa, Kudan, Siddharthanagar, Niglihara, Sagarhawam Aurorakot. Tilaurakot is the ancient Kapilabastu - the capital of Shakya. Kudan was where Buddha was received by his father after his access to enlightenment. Gotihawa is the birth place of Krakuchanda Buddha. Niglihawa is where Kanakmuni Buddha was born. Sagarhawa is the archeological findings as "place of the Massacre of the Shakyas".
Overnight in Siddharthanagar

Day 05: Devdaha - Ramgram - Bhairahawa - Kathmandu
Drive and visit religious and archeological sites at Devdaha and Ramagram. Devdaha is the ancient capital of the Koliya kingdom. It is the maternal hometown of Queen Mayadevi (mother), Prajapati Gautami (step-mother), Princess Yasodhara (consort) and where Prince Siddhartha had spent his childhood. Ramgrama is the brick mound on the bank of the Jharahi River. It is seven meter high brick stupa consisting of relic (one of the eight astha dhatu) of Lord Buddha. The Stupa was built by the king of Ramgrama, who was the eighth king to obtain the Buddha's relics.

Day 06: Fly or drive back to Kathmandu

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