Kathmandu to Lumbini tour can design any date you want. First flight fly to Bhairahawa airport and another 40 minutes’ drive to reach Lumbini garden where the main monuments Maya Devi temple, Ashoka pillar, Bodhi tree, holy ponds, world peace stupa and other monasteries lies. Our professional guide who have vast knowledge in Buddhism welcome you and make you visit the places. Vehicle is not allow to drive inside Lumbini garden so your tour will be walking and also tuktuk riding. In first round of the tour, your visit to Maya Devi temple and surrounding to cover every important places. Second round tour is with tuktuk ride into monasteries zone. After the memorial tour, your lunch will served one the restaurant nearby Lumbini Garden, food as per your choice.
Lumbini the birth place of Buddha is about 290 kilometers from Kathmandu and takes minimum 8 hours continue drive. To make budget tour cost, you can choose to drive with tourist bus there which can be 2 or 3 days tour in total. Driving with private car will be two days tour. Peoples who are looking for Kathmandu to Lumbini Day tour, this is the perfect tour plan Nepal highland treks design for you.
Lumbini is the place where Lord Buddha - the apostle of peace, and the Light of Asia - was born in 623 B.C. The site Sacred Lumbini was described as a beautiful garden in the Buddha's time and still retains its legendary charm and beauty. Today you can visit over twenty-five Buddhist monasteries built by diverse countries from Vietnam to France, study Buddhism, meditate and visit the birthplace within the sacred Mayadevi Gardens. One can practice Yoga and meditation under the Bodhi tree, which are considered by Buddhists to be ways of purifying the mind and soul. Recently, UNESCO has declared Lumbini a World Heritage Site. It has great potential to grow as the major tourist destination in Nepal.
Sights to visit in Lumbini
- Mayadevi Temple
- Bodhi Tree
- Mayadevi Pond
- Ashoka Pillar
- Dharma Swami Maharaja Buddha Vihar
- Lumbini World peace stupa
- Lumbini Museum
- The area of Eternal peace flame
- Monasteries Zone
Extend your Lumbini tour with Kapilvastu located 27 kilometers west of Lumbini. The historical town Kapilavastu is the place where Siddhartha Gautama spent 29 years of his life. According to Buddhist sources Kapilvastu was named after Vedic sage Kapila. Tour price including Kapilabhastu should add about USD 30 in total for extra transportation.