Lumbini Buddhist Circuit Tour
Trip at a Glance
The Lumbini is one of the world’s famous pilgrimages of Buddhism. The birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha, Lumbini, has become a popular tourist destination nowadays. Many travelers visit not only for the religious purpose but also for the cultural tour and to boost up the archeological significance of the Lumbini. This place has given birth to Buddhism, and Lord Gautam Buddha had been always preaching for peace and prosperity to the world. Hence, many travelers come here in search of it. There are many Gumbas built here by different nations as a tribute to Lord Buddha. As Lumbini has been one of the major historical sites in the world, the UNESCO enlisted Lumbini as World Heritage Site in 1997 A.D. Situated in Kapivastu district at the south-western part of Nepal in the plane lands, Lumbini is always a center of attraction for all kinds of travelers.View More
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu in Tribhuwan International Airport
The representative from Step On Himalaya will be ready there at the arrival gate to greet and welcome you. Upon your arrival followed by clearing all the customs formalities and claiming luggage, you will then be transferred to the hotel in private transport. You can either take rest after being fresh and then roam around the nearby market or relax for the rest of the day. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 : Visit to Boudhanath stupa and Kapan Monastery
Today you will go for the Sightseeing tour guided by the Guide. After having breakfast, you will be taken to different world Heritage sites of Kathmandu in a private vehicle. Boudhanath Stupa is one of the largest and oldest Buddhist stupas in the world. It is built over the octagonal Mandal design where there are prayer wheels. There is another Buddhist monastery at the Kapan Hill just a few kilometers away from Boudhanath stupa in the north. There is a nunnery nearby the monastery named as “Khachoe Ghakyil Ling Nunnery”. After the tour, you will return to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 03 : Early Morning Drive from Kathmandu to Lumbini: 7 – 8 hours
An early morning drive from Kathmandu valley to Lumbini after taking an early morning breakfast. It will take about 7 – 8hours. On the way, can see many settlements by the road, rivers and waterfall, the dense forests with different types of flowers blooming, etc. The climate here is hot and humid during summer and colder in winter. Upon arriving Lumbini, you will be taken to the hotel and by evening time, you can roam around the local markets. Stay overnight.
Day 04 : A full sightseeing tour in Lumbini
You will go for a whole day tour in Lumbini after eating breakfast. Lumbini is one of the historical and religious places in the world. It is under the list of World Cultural Heritage Sites of UNESCO. You will go around the Maya Devi Temple with the Puskarini pond, the Ashoka pillar, the Lumbini garden, etc. You will visit the Buddhist monasteries and shrines that are built by different nations like Tibet, Japan, Burma, Korea, Thailand, etc. Stay overnight.
Day 05 : Drive from Lumbini to Kathmandu
After having breakfast, you can spend some leisure time before getting into the tourist bus back to Kathmandu. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 06 : Transfer to Tribhuwan International Airport for departure
The representative of Step On Himalaya will escort you to the airport at least 3 hours before the flight departure. We always make sure our valued guests have a great time in Nepal. Our main aim is your satisfaction and safety. Hoping you had a wonderful stay at Nepal, Bon Voyage!!!
What is included?
- Airport Pick up and drop by a private transportation
- Hotel stay in Kathmandu and Lumbini including Breakfast
- Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu and Lumbini in a private transportation
- All the entrance fees to the monuments
- All the local and government taxes
- Well trained, experienced, English speaking Tour guide
What is not included?
- Nepal Entry Visa Fee with 2 passport size photos
- Travel and Medical Insurance
- Meals other than breakfast during the tour
- International tickets including departure tax
- Tips and Gratitude
- Any other expenses that are not included in the “Services Included” section
When everything goes well, it really soothing. The Lumbini Buddhist Circuit Tour was managed so well by Hari and his team of Step On Himalaya. Thanks to them for making our vacation worthy. We really didn't even bother about the paperwork. We just enjoyed the whole trip. Our whole group highly recommends Step On Himalaya for any kind of trip in Nepal. Book with them and let yourself just to relax.