Wesak day or Buddha Purnima celebrate in Nepal especially in Lumbini the birth place of Buddha. Wesak day is the day when Buddha was born, enlightened and attend Mahaparinirvana. The exact date of wesak festival in Nepal is full moon day of Nepali month baisakh (First month of Nepali calendar). As per the English date it can be month of May June.
Wesak day also celebrate main Buddhist sites inside Kathmandu valley. Especially in swoyambhunath and Bouddhanath temple, Pharping, Namobuddha and city of Buddhists stupas Patan. Buddhist monk will be exhibited and accompanied by chanting and Buddhist music. The day is celebrated with both religion Buddhist and Hindu in Nepal. Thousands of peoples visit the monuments and pray by offering butter lamp, flowers and incense.
Wesak tour in Lumbini
Visit Lumbini in wesak or Buddha Purnima. This tour is a single and full day tour to explore Lumbini in this special wesak day. Lumbini Garden will be full of decoration, thousands of monks provide special chanting and peoples pray for world peace with Buddha. Fly to Lumbini a days before the main day and stay there for overnight. Next morning till evening involve to explore and fly back to Kathmandu.
Wesak festival tour itinerary
Day 01: Fly to Lumbini (Bhairahawa airport) from Kathmandu Airport. It is 30 minutes flight and another 40 minutes driving to reach Lumbini Garden. Transfer to the Hotel and overnight
Day 02: Day in Lumbini to celebrate Wesak Day, The Buddha Purnima. Explore and involve different ceremonies. Morning and Evening chanting around Mayadevi temple is the best part of the tour. Overnight in Hotel Lumbini.
Day 03: Drive to Bhairahawa airport from Lumbini (40minutes). Fly back to Kathmandu at morning
Lumbini Wesak Festival Tour - Single Day tour from Kathmadnu by flight
06:45 - Pickup you from Hotel in Kathmandu
07:00 - Reach at Kathmandu Domestic airport
08:00 - Fly to Bhairahawa airport and drive to Lumbini
09:20 - Start touring around Lumbini Garden including Maonastery zone and world peace stupa
13:30 - Lunch Time
14:30 - Start driving to Bhairahawa airport
16: 00 - Fly back to Kathmandu
16:30 - Pickup you from the airport and transfer to Hotel
Tour cost: USD 340 per person based on songle pax (Cost differend if more than 1 pax)
Wesak festival tour in Kathmandu valley, visit major Buddhist monuments
Full day sightseeing in Kathmadnu valley visit Swoyambhunath temple, visit Bouddhanath, visit Patan. Or visit Namobuddha and Pharping. Nepal Highland Treks can design comfortable tour with comfortable transportation and informatics guide.