About Lumbini Tour
Lumbini tour is the best way to visit Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha. The Lumbini is one of the ten world sites for religious pilgrimage and sole source of worlds one of the major religions--Buddhism and the source of world peace and prosperity.
Lumbini tour is to visit the Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha and it is one of the most popular destinations for the worlds over one million Buddhists, It does not mean it is only popular for Buddhists religious people but also popular for any individual searching for peace and serenity in life. Lumbini is located in the south-western Nepal, in the Terai (plain-land) that is approximately 300 km away from Kathmandu.
Lumbini tour starts and end in Kathmandu (the capital of Nepal), some 2,600 years ago, approximately in 566 BC, Siddhartha Gautam was born in Lumbini while his mother Maya Devi was on her way to her maternal home for the delivery. The holy book also says that Maya Devi felt the onset of labor pains and she grabbed the branches of a shade tree and gave birth to Lord Buddha. Immediately after birth, the Buddha is said to have announced that it was his final rebirth and took seven steps. Under each of them, a lotus flower bloomed. Siddhartha Gautam was prince of Shakya King who said to have ruled in central Terai from their capital at Titaurakot.
The Lumbini arguably has been world most important historical site and therefore why UNESCO even listed Lumbini under the lists of world’s heritage sites in 1997 AD and equally, it has been also the source of the one of the world’s great religions and the center of country’s most significant archeological discovery, dating back from the third century BC. BBC travel team lists Lumbini, as one of the world’s 10 sites of religious pilgrimage. An estimation puts that nearly 100,000 travelers make it to Lumbini every year.
Lumbini tour offers visit of ancient ruins of Buddhist monasteries, a sacred Bo tree, and a sacred bathing pool, called Puskharni pool, where Maya Devi had taken a bath before giving birth to Gautam Buddha. Maya Devi temple, scared garden spread over 8 Sq km, Ashoka pillar to name a few. Lumbini is situated in the foothills of the Himalayas of Nepal, which houses a large garden with a grove of Pipal trees and the area is full of a number of religious and cultural sites, Buddhist temples and shrines from various nations are scattered around the holy site itself.
Tour to Lumbini is available from Outfitter Nepal Treks and Expedition and we have 3-Day tour to Lumbini here that starts in Kathmandu and you drive to Lumbini in first day, you have full day tour in Lumbini in next day and return to Kathmandu in the last day. The Lumbini tour is available all throughout the year so, contact us for the booking this tour for any date and if you want to do the shorter or longer tour to Lumbini that is also available from us.