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Kathmandu Lumbini Tour

Kathmandu Lumbini TourKathmandu Lumbini Tour is one another most popular and exciting trips in Nepal. It is a combined trips in which you will have opportunity to explore the diverse landscapes and cultural richness of Kathmandu valley and have tour to the birth place of lord Buddha, Lumbini, world's most popular pilgrimage sites.

Kathmandu no doubt is the hub of a number of cultural, historical, archeological sites and hosts a number of wonderful historical and cultural monuments, temples, religious shrines, beautiful arts, and architecture and no doubt this is the place where you will be amazed seeing the number of non-stop festivals observed by various ethnic groups residing in and around the Kathmandu. Kathmandu is also the melting pot, where you will be able to interact with almost all of ethnic groups in Nepal, as they have migrated from different corners of the country.

While, the Lumbini is situated in Rupendehi district the western Nepal, approximately 250 km away capital city Kathmandu. Lumbini is also regarded to be one of places to be visited at least once in your lifetime. The Shakya prince Siddhartha Gautam better known as the Lord Buddha, was born to queen Mayadevi, wife of King Suddodhana, ruler of Kapilavastu back in 623 BC at the famous gardens of Lumbini, while she was on her journey from her husband's capital of Tilaurakot to her family home in Devadaha. In 249 BC, the spiritual Buddhist emperor Ashoka, third of the Mauryan rulers of India made pilgrimage to this very sacred area and erected pillars at Lumbini in order to commemorate his visit. This very ancient town has been one of the holy grounds for Buddhist devotees from around the world. Lumbini has also been declared to be the fountain of the world peace, as well. Moreover, Lumbini is also one of the places in the world to learn the beginning of Buddhist religion. There are a number of important sites for having tour in Lumbini, namely Mayadevi Temple, a temple which is dedicated to the mother of Lord Buddha, Pushkarni Pond, the pond where Mayadevi is said to have had a bath before giving birth to lord Buddha, Ramagram, believed to be the maternal home of Lord Buddha to name a few.

These features are explicit enough why Kathmandu Lumbini tour is popular. During this tour, you will initially have tour in Kathmandu valley, where you will explore the hosts wonderful, temples, ancient arts and architecture and make a tour around the cultural and religious heritage sites, namely Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Shoyambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Changunarayan to name a few. After exploring all around you will have a short flight to Bhairahawa and then drive to Lumbini and explore all around the holy pilgrimage areas and after making an excursion all around you will return back to Kathmandu.


Trip Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing

Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara

Day 04: Pokhara Tour

Day 05: Pokhara to Palpa

Day 06: Palpa to Lumbini

Day 07: Explore Lumbini

Day 08: Lumbini to Chitwan.

Day 09: Whole day wild life activities

Day 10: Chitwan to Kathmandu.

Day 11: Departure day

Trip Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, our Airport representative will meet you and transfer you to hotel. You will have time have a complete rest, in the evening you will have a welcome dinner at a traditional restaurant and you will spend over night at hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing On this day, you will have tour round Kathmandu valley (Boudhanath, swayambhu Kapan and Kathmandu durbar squre) Over night hotel.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara On this very day, we start our journey by bus from Kathmandu and about 7-hour drive, we reach at Pokhara and visit around the area and spend a night at Pokhara.

Day 04: Pokhara Tour You will have a full day sightseeing around Pokhara including Phewa lake, limestone cave of Mahendra Gufa, tibethen refuge camp in Hamja, Malepatan and spend a night in hotel.

Day 05: Pokhara to Palpa On this day, We start journey form pokhara and 5 to 6 hours drive, We reach at Palpa and visit Palpa durbar and around areas and spend a night at Palpa.

Day 06: Palpa to Lumbini We travel overland from Palpa to Lumbini, Lord Buddha birthplace, holy pilgrimage.World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Upon arrival Lumbini, check-in hotel then we go walking through the Sacred Lumbini Garden where the Buddha was born converges on the Ashoka pillar, visit the Maya Devi Temple with its bas-relief sculpture depicting Maya Devi holding on with her right hand to a branch of pipal tree and giving birth to the infant Buddha who stand up on a lotus pedestal. Over night hotel

Day 07: Explore Lumbini After breakfast, we begin the trip by driving away, 27km west of Lumbini; visit the important archaeological site, Tilaurkot, the ancient palace of King Suddodha (Siddhartha Gautam's father), where the Buddha spent his formative years as a Shakya Prince. Allow yourself for a moment to wander around and soak the atmosphere. There's a museum nearby, The Kapilvastu Museum; the pottery, jewelry and ornaments are gathered in-house. End up the remarkable tour in Tilaurkot by visiting the shrines, monasteries and stupa near the sacred garden. Overnight at Resort. B.B. Plan

Day 08: Lumbini to Chitwan. Today, you departure from Lumbini early in the morning and after about four to five hours drive, you reach in Chitwan. You have time for refreshments and then you have tour around the area and spend a night.

Day 09: Whole day wild life activities Today, after having breakfast, you start excursion, elephant safari, canoe ride and jungle walk and hosts of programme and spend a night in hotel.

Day 10: Chitwan to Kathmandu. Today, after having breakfast, you start excursion, elephant safari, canoe ride and jungle walk and hosts of programme and spend a night in hotel.

Day 11: Departure day You will be dropped to the international airport for your departure flight to your onward destination.

Note: This is only the tentative itinerary, we can modify or arrange as per your time and requirements.

Cost Details

Price Includes

  1. Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus
  2. Standard twin sharing accommodation in two/three star hotel in Kathmandu and Lumbini breakfast included. (6 nights)
  3. Wel-come and fair well dinner
  4. Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and Lumbini including tour guide and Entrance fees
  5. Free duffle Bag/T- shirt
  6. Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu
  7. All our government taxes
  8. Official expense
Please Note:s
-If you need extra accommodation in Kathmandu .You have to pay.

Price Excludes

  1. Your travel and rescue insurance
  2. International airfare and airport departure tax
  3. Nepal entry visa, you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu
  4. Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, Mineral water)
  5. Tips for staff
  6. Excess baggage charges
  7. Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled.

Fixed Departure Dates

We will easily organize this trip on the dates requested by you. Please contact us for your customized departure date