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Lumbini Tour, Nepal

Trip Overview

Trip Highlights:

  • UNESCO world heritage site list.
  • Birth place of Gautam Buddha.
  • central attraction for the Buddhist pilgrimage tours in Nepal.
  • preserves historical significant materials and facts.
  • Mayadevi temple from 3rd century in Lumbini
  • Ashoka pillar from 249 B.C
  • Tilaurakot, Kunda, Devdaha, Sangrahawa
  • Several Buddhist monasteries and stupa

Lumbini is one of the popular tourist destination of Nepal.It is the birthplace of Gautam Buddha which is also listed in  UNESCO World Heritage Site and is also famously known as the capital of Buddhism. It is situated 300 km away from Kathmandu in Rubandehi District of Southern Terai at an altitude of 600 ft. 

Mayadevi Temple, Ashoka Pillar, Pushkarini Tank, ancient stupas and Vihar are some attractions during Lumbini tour. Also, you can witness the relics of Buddha’s birth and his remarkable existence in Nepal.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Drive Kathmandu to Lumbini 

Day 02: Explore the Lumbini

Day 03: Drive from Lumbini to Kathmandu 
 

Itinerary

Day 01: Drive Kathmandu to Lumbini 

After having breakfast at hotel, we start our scenic drive to Lumbini;the birth place of Gautam Buddha. It takes 7- 8 hours to reach Lumbini. After reaching there, we will check-in to the hotel and take some rest. In the evening, we will stroll around in the local market.

Day 02: Explore the Lumbini

Today, we explore the birth place of Lord Buddha, ancient heritages and Buddhist Monasteries for the whole day. We will visit Lumbini Garden, the Mayadevi Temple, Pushkarni Pool and other various temples built by the followers of Lord Buddha.We will visit those Stupas which are  made by several countries.It provides chance to observe different culture from different country at the same place. Such as Thai stupa, Shrilankan Stupa, Chiniess stupa.After having such a beautiful vist we will go back to hotel.

Day 03: Drive from Lumbini to Kathmandu 

Today, we will drive back  to Kathmandu for about 7-8 hours. This is a scenic drive with Himalayan views, Rivers and Jungles.

 

Equipment List

Personal Clothing items:

Head:

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • warm fleece hat
  • Black Sunglasses

Upper Body:

  • T-shirts
  • Weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket 
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Down vest or jacket 

Hands:

  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

Lower Body:

  • Underwear
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants
  • Waterproof pants

Feet:

  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes (sneakers or sandals)

Personal Hygiene:

  • Two tubes lip sun cream, at least 1 large tube regular sun cream (min. factor 30), some after-sun lotion in case you do get a sunburn
  • toothpaste/brush set;
  • hand sanitizer gel
  • 1 synthetic towel

 

Useful Info

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE BOOKING ?

  • For the Lumbini tour we use best experienced guide.
  • According to your budget you can decide category of hotel and transport.
  • Transportation, Hotel and group size can bring price difference.
  • Best quote for family, travel agent, bigger groups and students.

FAQ

1. Can I see typical Nepali villages during the trek?
Absolutely ! You can get the typical Nepali villages and feel and learn Nepali culture in the trek as most of the trekking routes are in the countryside. 

2. Should I be fit for the trekking?
For the easy and low altitude trekking you don’t need to be worried about the fitness. Trekkers are requested to do jogging, swimming, long walking and bicycling for few weeks before the trekking starts.

3. Is there problem to trek for elderly people?
For the elderly people we walk slowly. We have done trekking with people at the age of around 75 and it went very well. They enjoyed and did not face any problem.

4. Can I trek with the kids?
Definitely ! If the kids are under five years old, we do not recommend trekking above 3000 meters. There are many beautiful trekking trails with wonderful views below 3000 meters that are perfect to trek with the small children.

5. In case of helicopter rescue needed who will pay the money?
The tourists will pay all the expenses by themselves.

6. Can I talk to my family or friends from the trekking?
In most of the trekking routes, phone services are available where you can call from. But in some long-distanced trekkings, you may not have phone access for a couple of days or you may have phone access only once you reach at the hotel in the evening. 

7. Are trekking guides and porters are entitled to life insurance ?
All our staff have life insurance. They and provided the proper cloths and other necessary equipments. 

8. Do I get picked-up from the Airport?
Our office representative meet the guests just outside of the terminal hall with a play card in the name of the guests and our office name. Guests are dropped at the hotel by our staff with a private car.     

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  • The trip can be easily booked
  • We provide budget friendly trips
  • We provide the best price in comparision
Duration 03 days
Transportation Bus/Jeep
Group Size 1-20
Difficulty Easy
Max Elevation 150 m
Accomodation Hotel
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