Holy tour to Lumbini

Holy tour to Lumbini

Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Buddha, the apostle of peace and compassion. It is 21 km.+ west of Bhairahawa in Rupandehi district in the Mid-Western terai of Nepal southwest of Tansen. There is an all-weather airport at Bhairahawa for those who want to take adirect approach to this revered place from Kathmandu.It is about 300 km. west of capital city Kathmandu. Kapilvastu, Rupandehi and Nawalparasi Terai districts of Lumbini Zone are around Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha, which are fertile and densely populated.
It is about 34 km.from Naugarh Railway Station on the North-Eastern Railway of India. Buddha, Known as the Lord of Asia, was born in Lumbini during the full moon day in the month of Baisakh in 623 BC. He was born under a sal (Shorea robusta) tree when Mayadevi was going to her maternal town on the occasion of delivery.

It is located 304 km south-west of Katmandu and easy forage from Royal Chitwan National Park. Lumbini contains historical and religious monuments like broken Ashoka Pillar ancient inscription, remnants of an old monastery, image of Buddha’s mother Maya Devi, Siddhartha pond where Buddha was bathed after his birth, Mahayana monastery Lumbini Garden, etc. are still preserved.

Outline Itinerary
Day 1 On arrival to Tribhuvan International Airport & transfer to hotel.
Day 2 Sight seeing in major historical, cultural & religious places in Kathmandu( Shyambhu,Pashupati,Bouddha and Patan Durbar Square). Overnight at Hotel
Day 3 Drive to Lumbini 6/7 hours by drive. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 4 Sightseeing in Lumbini ”The birth place of Bouddha ”.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 5 Lumbini to Pokhara 4/5 hours by drive and sightseeing in Lake side .Overnight at Hotel.
Day 6 Morning hiking to World peace Pagoda and boating in Phewa lake and then sightseeing tour in Pokahara ( David’s fall, Gupteshor cave ,Bindhabasini Temple.Tibetan camp etc)
Day 7 Drive back to Kathmandu5/6hrs and evening farewell dinner with cultural program .Overnight at hotel
Day 8 Transfer to airport .

Holy tour to Lumbini

Holy tour to Lumbini

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