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Price Per Person

USD 895
Country: Nepal
City: Lumbini
Duration: 3 Day(s) - 2 Night(s)
Tour Category: Heritage Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

Lumbini is most popular religious place among Buddhist, like Jerusalam, Makka and Kashi. Lumbini is birth place of Siddhartha Gautam who later known as Lord Buddha. It is one of the most significant pilgrimage destinations, which is located Rubandehi District of Southern Terai (lowland) of Nepal, at an altitude of 600 feet of sea level, 230 km away from Kathmandu. Your Lumbini World Heritage Site Tour will fulfill your willing of Buddist religion and more digitals of Buddha.

Buddha is known as the light of Asia. Millions of people around all over the world visit the Lumbini, which listed in the World Heritage Monument List by UNESCO. The Indian emperor Ashoka identified and he set the “Ashoka pillar” in Lumbini 250 BC, which is the main attraction for the visitors. Among the pilgrims was the Indian emperor Ashoka, who erected one of his memorial pillars in Lumbini. The site is now being developed as a Buddhist pilgrimage centre, where the archaeological remains associated with the birth of the Lord Buddha form a central feature. Maya Devi Temple, Scared Garden spread over 8sq km and scared pond Puskarni where Mayadevi had taken a bath before giving birth to Gautam Buddha are other attraction of the Lumbini. Lumbini holds the historical and religious significance of Nepal in the world. Siddhartha Gautama Buddha was born a royal family in 623 B.C. in the famous gardens of Lumbini, which soon became a place of pilgrimage. As the birthplace of the Lord Buddha, the sacred area of Lumbini is one of the holiest places in the world's and its remains contain important evidence about the nature of Buddhist pilgrimage centers from a very early period.

The main attraction of Limbini

Ashoka Pillar:

Asoka Pillar was built by King Ashok in the year 259 BC, who was Buddhist. After constructed this pillar, the King exempted the villagers from paying tax and gave out 100 golden coins to the people. Pillar was struck by lightning and split into two parts in the seventh century. This site was lost for six centuries and covered with dense forest before being re found in 1895 and the place was cleared and the pillar reconstructed.

Maya Devi Temple:

This temple is supposed to be dedicated to Maya Devi, who is Buddha’s mother. This seems natural as Lumbini in famed as the birth place of Buddha. Maya temple was built during the 2nd century. Next to the temple there is a small pool where Maya Devi used to bathe, now days the Japanese Buddhist Federations is re constructing new temple at this site.

The Crane Sanctuary: a sanctuary is being built for the protection and breeding of endangered cranes in this area. It’s an interesting place to visit.

The Sacred garden:

This is the beautiful area around the Asoka pillar where you can spend some time relaxing and wondering around.

Monasteries:

Many countries have built monasteries in this area, it’s possible to walk around and visit them as you like. Though, the buildings are mainly in the modern style.

Besides these, there are others like the Nepal Buddhia Temple and the Dharmaswami Buddhist monastery. Many countries like Japan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, etc. are also contributing to build more temples and monasteries. Lumbini Adult Holidays & Vacation Tour is accessible by Buss or private car or 35 munities flight from Kathmandu to Bhiarawa and takes car to Lumbini. During this tour we will visit beautiful city Pokhara and Chitwan wildlife Safari remarkable sites.

OUTLINE ITINERARY:

Day 01: After breakfast fly to Bhairabha and drive to Lumbini in check in the hotel and take rest. We stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 02: Exploring the Lumbini Buddha Birth Place.

Day 03: After breakfast fly back to Kathmandu or join next tour.

Note: Kathmandu to Bhairawa one way flight ticket cost is USD 121 per person, which is extra for the tour.

Our services:

  • Domestic Flight ticket
  • An English speaking tour guide for city sightseeing
  • Private vehicle for the entire tour
  • Wages of guide and other members

Out of our services:

  • International Airfare
  • Domestic Airport Tax
  • Nepal Visa fee and international airport departure tax.
  • Lunch & dinner
  • Expenses of personal nature viz. tips, laundry, insurance, emergency evacuation etc.
  • Any other cost, which is not mentioned in cost includes field above.
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