• Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Sight Seeing
  • Transport: Private Tourist Vehicle
  • Food: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Group Size: 1-12

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.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Lumbini

After having breakfast at lodge, we drive to Lumbini today, to south-west from Kathmandu which takes about 7-8 hours, we say adieu to the ancient valley, and head toward the flatlands of Nepal's teeming Terai, Generally, the weather gets hot and humid in the plains except in the winter.

Lumbini is the most important Buddhist pilgrimage site - the place where Buddha was born. In case we reach Lumbini around sunset time, we can stroll around in the local market to have a glimpse of local lifestyles hereabouts.

  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Lumbini

After having breakfast at hotel, we take you for the full day tour in Lumbini and the Lumbini is one of the world's major religious, architectural, and historical sites. We devote our time today in visiting as many places and sites in Lumbini as possible. The place is really a big area with monuments, temples, and ancients sites making it a UNESCO World Heritage site.

We visit the Mayadevi temple which is built on the exact place where Buddha was born. We spend some time wandering around the gardens, some of the important landmarks and monuments in Lumbini include: Ashoka's Pillar erected by Emperor Ashoka (249 BC) on the spot of Buddha's birth which also has the oldest inscription in Nepal. There are many Buddhist Temples founded by the devotees from different countries: they include Tibetan, Chinese, Japanese and Burmese, Korean, etc.

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Lumbini

After b/fast, you have free time to see around and drive the same road back to Kathmandu and tour complete.

  • Food:B

What's Included

  • 2 nights hotel in Lumbini including breakfast.
  • Transport from Kathmandu to Lumbini and return by private tourist vehicle.
  • All the applicable entrance fees.
  • Tour guide throughout the tour.
  • Food (lunch & dinner) during the tour.
  • Tips for the guide & driver.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on included section.

Price & Dates

Price Menu
No. of peoplePrice P.P
1 - 1 US$ 450
2 - 5 US$ 300
6 - 12 US$ 200
Departure Note:
  • We have set date to departure Lumbini tour So, select your date and book & if you preferred date is not listed then contact us with your date and number of people for the further process and book as this tour is available on any day of the year.
  • We have price list for upto 12 people only so, if you are more than 12 people then contact us for the group price and booking.