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Kathmandu With Buddhist Site Tour

Country: Nepal
City: Kathmandu
Duration: 6 Day(s) - 5 Night(s)
Tour Category: Classic Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

While introducing the place Lumbini, in Kathmandu Lumbini Tour, is the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautam, the Shakya prince, the eventual Shakyamuni and the ultimate Buddha- the Enlightened One. At the time of his birth of the prince the city was a part of the kingdom of Kapilvastu. In Nepal, there used to be many king domes before king Prithvi Narayan Shah united it into one. Kathmandu Lumbini Tour offers you visiting the holy place like Lumbini which is not only famous for Buddhist but also for all who believe in peace and love. Kathmandu will be another attraction in Kathmandu Lumbini Tour. In Kathmandu valley alone, you may spend many days visiting UNICCO listed monuments like Pashupati Nath temple, Sowayambhunath Temple, Boudha stupa, Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar squares and many more. 

In Kathmandu Lumbini Tour, You will visit Sacred Garden, spread over 08 Sq. Kms and possesses all the treasures of the historic area. In the gardens that surround the ruins, there is a boo tree where Siddhartha Gautama gained enlightenment and became Buddha. Depending upon your time you can offer you meditation program in Lumbini with established ringpoche in Kathmandu Lumbini Tour package in Nepal. 

Kathmandu Lumbini Tour offers you historic fact like Ashoka Pillar which was erected by Emperor Ashoka in 249 BC to commemorate his pilgrimage to the sacred site. The inscription on it in Brahmi script proves Lumbini as the place where the Buddha was born in 623 B.C. To the south of the Pillar one finds the sacred pond- Puskarni – the place where Queen Mayadevi took a bath just before giving birth to the Buddha. Similarly, you can visit historical monuments in Kathmandu as well in Kathmandu Lumbini Tour in Nepal. 

Day by day Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrive in Nepal.

Day 02: Kathmandu

Day 03: Kathmandu to Lumbini.

Day 04: Lumbini.

Day 05: Lumbini to Kathmandu.

Day 06: Depart Kathmandu

DETAIL ITINERARY:

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu Airport:

Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. You are welcomed by our airport representative and then you will be transferred to your hotel. Our guide will explain briefly the program upon arrival at hotel.

Day 02: Full day Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour:

The next, we head for half day Kathmandu valley sightseeing. We visit Kathmandu Durbar Square Swoyambhunath Stupa - from here you can overlook the scenery of Kathmandu Valley. We then visit Patan, a famous city features of arts and crafts - the highlight of trip is the Krishna Temple in Patan Durbar with Royal bath, Hiranya Varna Mahavir (Buddhist Monastery)

Day 03: Kathmandu to Lumbini:

After breakfast, we will fly to Bhairawa from Kathmandu then we drive to Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Lumbini has been listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Upon arrival in Lumbini, we transfer you to the hotel; check-in and then we go walking through the Sacred Lumbini Garden where Buddha was born. We will then visit the Ashoka pillar, visit the Maya Devi Temple with its bas-relief sculpture depicting Maya Devi holdin g on with her right hand to a branch of pipal tree and giving birth to the infant Buddha who stands up on a lotus pedestal.

Day 04: Full day Lumbini Sightseeing tour:

After breakfast, we begin the trip by driving away, 27km west of Lumbini; visit the important archaeological site, Tilaurkot, the ancient palace of King Suddodhan (Siddhartha Gautam's father), where the Buddha spent his formative years as a Shakya Prince. Allow yourself for a moment to wander around and soak the atmosphere. There's a museum nearby, The Kapilvastu Museum; the pottery, jewelry and ornaments are gathered in-house. End up the remarkable tour in Tilaurkot by visiting the shrines, monasteries and stupa near the sacred garden.

Day 05: Lumbini drive back to Kathmandu:

After breakfast, we leave Lumbini by road and back to Kathmandu. Check-in to hotel, rest of the day is at your own leisure.

Day 06: Depart Kathmandu to ownward destination:

After breakfast, rest of day is at leisure until we pick you up at the hotel and then transfer to airport for your next stop. 

 
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