Lumbini tour is ideal for you if you are looking for real peace and spiritual enlightenment. Lumbini is the birth place of Lord Buddha, the follower of peace and compassion. It is 21 km west of Bhairahawa and 330 km south-west of Kathmandu. This is a pilgrimage site for Buddhist and reverence for peace lovers of any religious faith throughout the world.
Kathmandu Lumbini Tour is a spiritual tour. Lumbini Package from Kathmandu is a visual aid to life of Buddha and the Buddhism. This is a Buddhist pilgrimage tour. Lumbini holidays display a great archaeological triumph of mankind. There are 62 archaeological sites in Lumbini region that exhibits different events in Buddha's life. The tour also visit four important religious sites of Lumbini. These are Lumbini development zone, Kapilvastu, Kudan and Ramagram stupa.
Kapilvastu's Tilaurakot palace where Buddha spent 29 years as prince Siddhartha. Kadan is first monastery built to house Buddha and his followers. Ramgram is only unearthed Buddha relic stupa. Similarly, Sagarhawa and other important sites relate with Buddha. It is also possible to customize this tour as a day tour by flight from Kathmandu and Pokhara. Also possible to combine this Buddhist circuit tour with Pokhara and Chitwan tour.
Lumbini Tour is not only for spiritual enlightenment but also for happiness. Moreover, it will give you something about Buddhism. Buddha is the light of Asia, the apostle of peace, compassion, non-violence and common brotherhood. Lumbini is a sacred historical site in the world. Hence, this is a must do trip once in a lifetime for Buddhists.
321 km 8 hours BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Lumbini
Receive you at hotel, and transfer to airport to get flight to Bhairahawa takes 35 mints and from there it is 30 mints drive to Lumbini. One can also drive to Lumbini (321 km / 8 hrs) from Kathmandu. Overnight in Hotel
Full day Sightseeing BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Lumbini
The UNESCO World heritage site of Lumbini is developed under master plan in the area of 6 Km x 2 km. We will start our tour from the 'New Tourist village and visit the World peace pagoda and museum. This is also the pilgrimage concept of master plan to introduce Buddhism and purify mind through monastic zone. Monasteries of Mahayani and Teravadi Buddhism are spread across the cannon. Finally visit the Mayadevi temple protecting the 'Marker Stone', Statue of nativity scene and ruins of old temple walls dating from 3rd BC to 12 AD. Asoka pillar still displays the inscriptions explaining his visit to the birth place of Buddha.
Visit & Sightseeing at Kapilvastu BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Lumbini
Drive and visit religious and archaeological sites of Tilaurakot, Gotihawa, Kudan, Niglihara and Sagarhawa. Tilaurakot is the ancient Kapilavastu - the capital of Shakyas, where Buddha spent his first 29 years. Kudan was where Buddha was received by his father after his access to enlightenment. King Suddhodana specially built the Kudan (Nigrodharma Park) for the accommodation of the Buddha and his followers. Gotihawa is the birth place of Krakuchanda Buddha. Niglihawa is where Kanakmuni Buddha was born. Sagarhawa is the archaeological findings as "place of the massacre of the Shakyas". Overnight in Lumbini
40 minutes by flight/ 8 hours by tourist bus BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Kathmandu
Drive and visit religious and archaeological sites at Devdaha and Ramagram. Devdaha is the ancient capital of the Koliya kingdom. It is the maternal hometown of Queen Mayadevi (mother), Prajapati Gautami (stepmother), Princess Yasodhara (consort) and where Prince Siddhartha had spent his childhood. Ramgrama is the brick mound on the bank of the Jharahi River. It is seven meter high brick stupa consisting of relic (one of the eight astha dhatu) of Lord Buddha. The Stupa was built by the king of Ramgrama, who was the eighth king to obtain the Buddha's relics, and drive or fly back to Kathmandu. The lumbini tour ends.
Full fledged Cost
- Airport transfer - hotel/airport/hotel
- Twin sharing standard hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu before and after travel we can book only on your request.
- Private vehicles transportation/ Tourist Bus service for all tour destination.
- English Speaking guide and all his expenses like salary & allowance.
- All government taxes, vat, company service charge.
What's not included?
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu & Lumbini.
- Entrance sightseeing fee in Kathmandu & Lumbini.
- Travel Insurance in case of emergency for rescue and other medication.
- Nepal visa fee
- All kind of hot and cold drinks - coke, fanta, beer, whisky, bottle of water, hot water, tea, coffee etc.
- Tips for guide and porter
- Personal expenses like wifi, hot shower, telephone, battery charge fee.
- All the cost not mention on above cost includes.
Yes, you can get on arrival tourist visa at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Most of people can obtain visa on entry to Nepal. There are some countries visa will needed to be organize prior to travelling. $25 for 15 days of visa from the date of issue, $40 for 30days and 100US$ for 90 days tourist visa. You need two photos.
You can apply online visa from 1st of March(http://www.online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/).
Yes, our agency airport representative will pick you up from airport. We will be displaying name card of Mission Eco Trek with your name on it. and when you finished you trip we will drop you to airport. Pick up and drop is complimentary from our company.
Autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May), these are the best season to go on a trek. But according to the will of the traveler, the visiting and travelling in Nepal can be managed. Travelling in Nepal should be done during the summer time or September to November and March to May at the low lands can be done at throughout the year.
The travelling at the different parts of Nepal will be different according to the distance of the travelling destinations. Generally, there are different places where one can go for short and long travelling takes generally about 1 day or more week also.
While travelling in Nepal, meals are prepared good quality standards of hygiene, fruit and vegetable soaked . The food along the trail will be simple and a mix of local and international cuisine. If the traveler is camping , then they will mainly be served with the local foods of Nepal and as well as continental and western foods. In Kathmandu you will find meals in good quality tourist restaurants. Most of hotel serve good quality meal & filter water which is safe. It is possible to buy the bottle of mineral water in the trip.
While visiting to Nepal, tour guides is almost mandatory to travel in Nepal for everyone. When you hired one your trip will lot more informative and memorable. You get lots of knowledge about country. But if the traveler is well experienced and have visited at different places of Nepal many times then s/he may not need the tour guides. But tour guide can play big role to make your travel. They will provide informative information about the destination along with its surroundings. Similarly, if any problems will arise during the travel, then the guides will solve it easily and it will be rather difficult for the traveler themselves to solve them.
Yes, Nepal is safe to Travel. Safety during the trekking or travel in Nepal is one of the prime concerns that every trekker or traveler want to know. In the past, Nepal has experienced political unrest, however since November of 2006, the signed Nepal Peace Agreement, between the Government of Nepal and the Nepal Communist Party (Maoists) has brought this unrest to a close. but now there is the situation of peace and tranquility in the field of trekking as well as in whole Nepal.
Besides, the trekking stakeholders in Nepal are also forwarding several steps for the safety of the trekkers. Now after election democratic parties will lead the government and rule the nation that’s why the huge possibility has seen in safety. Yes, there are pick pockets here, as you find in other countries so keep your belongings safe at all times. You need to take usual precautions as you would traveling anywhere in the world.
If someone get sick in the group, a fellow trekker in the group has to descend, then a porter/assistant guide would go with them. So the person descending would be well looked after and it would not impact on the rest of the group's experience. Emergencies are dealt with by the guide and depending on the severity.
Our Guides carry a comprehensive medical kit. But you should bring your own personal kit and carry it with you when on the trek. It should contain antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, headache pills, diarrhoea treatment, re-hydration salts eg Dioralite, Lemsip, plasters and Compede for blisters.
The hotel in Kathmandu provides the free storage services. So you can leave all your items that are not required for the trekking at your hotel or you can leave in our office too.
This is a difficult thing to gauge. We have seen everything from USD 20 to USD 1000 per person for guides and porters. Tipping is not required, but a small gesture of thanks to your guides and local porters. The level of the tip should reflect the level of satisfaction from and personal involvement with your guide. However, we recommend you to spend minimum 10% of your total trip cost for tipping entire local staffs, the ratio of tipping guide and porter will be given to you at the pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu before starting the travel.
Yes, all our trips are guaranteed to run. We never cancel the trip due to not having enough participants; we can arrange the trip for one person as well as a private trip at very minimum additional cost. Please inquire about this during the time of booking.
According to thee size of your groups, it differs. The vehicles will be small and light so that it can be handled easily and safely through the narrow roads of Nepal. It can be a car, minibus, land cruiser, van, Jeep.