Lumbini – 2 Night 3 Days
- Activities: Sightseeing
- Trip Grade: Easy
- Group size: 2 & more
- Best Seasons: All season
Lumbini, the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, the founder of Buddhism, known as Buddha or the enlightened one, was born here in 623 B.C. It is one of the holy and significant pilgrimage sites for all the Buddhists around the world. It has been listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site.
The Indian emperor Ashoka visited the place in 245 BC and erected one of his commemorative pillars and an inscription on the pillar is associated with the birth of the Lord Buddha. The archaeological remains from the 3rd century BC to the 15th century AD, provide important evidence about the Buddhist pilgrimage sites from the early period. Recent excavations have turned up a stone bearing Foot Prints of Lord Buddha.
The Birthplace of Lord Buddha
Excursion to Kudan & Kapilavastu
Stupa and monasteries
Flora & fauna
Day 01 – KTM-BWA-LUMBINI
Meet your guide at the hotel and transfer to domestic airport
Fly Kathmandu / Bhairahawa and transfer to Lumbini, hotel check in
At the evening visit Sacre Garden at Lumbini
Day 02 – LUMBINI
Explore the lumbini area – The Sacred garden, different monasteries and stupa.
Excursion to Kapilvastu the ancient city where Siddhartha Gautama lived until the
age of 29, approx. 22 Kilometer west of Lumbini.
Day 03 – LUMBINI-BWA-KTM
Transfer to Airport and fly back to Kathmandu.
What is included:
English speaking guide
2 Night Accommodation
What is NOT included:
Insurance of any kind.
– 2 Days earlier – 20% of the total amount.
– 1 Day before the trip starts – 50% of the total amount.
– Cancellations received the same day & No show – No refund.
We also customize the itinerary based on personal interest.
Things to do in Lumbini:
Constructed between the Mauryan and Gupta periods, one of the eight places where the relics of Buddha were put after his cremation. It is the only one that has never been opened. The Indian Emperor Asoka visited the stupa at Ramagrama in 249 BC.
The ancient capital of Koliya Kingdom, is identified as the maternal home of Queen Mayadevi and Prajapati Gautami. It is believed that Prince Siddhartha had spent some years of his childhood with his step-mother.
Stone Pillar at Niglihawa – Birth place of Kanak Muni Buddha
A prehistoric Buddha who predates the historical Gautama Buddha by a long, long time. Legend goes he was born in a Brahmin family during the Dwapar era amidst a golden shower (Kanak means gold). His birthplace is Shovawati (present-day Niglihawa in the western Terai of Nepal) – 8 km northeast of Kapilvastu.
Stone pillar at Gotihawa – Birth place of Kakusandha Or Karku chhanda buddha
He was born in Khemavati Park as per the Theravada tradition. At present Khemavati is now known as Gotihawa, and it is located about 4 kilometers southeast of Kapilavastu.
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