Lumbini (the birth place of Buddha), is situated towards the southern parts of Nepal. Queen Mayadevi gave a great birth to Siddharta in 623BC who became Buddha after deep meditation. He have founded a middle path, way of living which is later became Buddhist religion. Lumbini is one of the holiest site to all the Buddhist pilgrimage in their life time. There are total 62 different sites around Lumbini (related to Buddha and Buddhiam) are Tilaurakot, Kudan, Gothihawa, Niglihawa, Sagarhawa, Aurorakot, Devadaha and Ramagrama.
Tilaurakot : The palace of King Suddhodhan, Gautam Buddhas father is just 27km west of Lumbini. The Buddha is believed to have spent the first 29 years of his princely life in Tilaurakot.
Kudan : This is the first place where King Suddhodhan meet to Siddhartha Gautam after he returned from his meditation and enlightenment. This is located some 4.5 km south of Tilaurakot. It was here that the Kasaya (yellow robe worn by monks) was presented to Lord Buddha and Lord Buddha presented his son to the Kasaya.
Gothihawa : Gothihawa is 5 km from Lumbini where Krakuchanda Buddha, who preceded Shakyamuni Buddha. Remains of a broken Ashoka Pillar and relics are laying there.
Niglihawa : Niglihawa is about 8 km from TIlaurakot where Kanakmani Buddha was born. There is one another remains of a broken Ashokan Pillar.
Devdaha : The capital of the Koliya kingdom and maternal home of Mayadevi, Devdaha is 35 km to the northeast of Lumbini. This is where Siddhartha Gautam spent his childhood.
Sagarhawa : This place is proved that “Palace of the Massacre of the Shakyas” by the invading forces. The ruins of the ancient site lie on the west and south banks of a large rectangular pond known locally as Lumbu Sagar, or long pond, in Niglihawa village. Sagarahawa is 12 km north of Taulihawa.
Detail Itinerary - Lumbini Tour
Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu
Our representative will meet you at Nepal airport and transfer to hotel in the city center. Free in the evening. We will organize a Nepali cultural dinner at Nepali restaurant. Night rest at Hotel. • Arrival pick by private van from Nepal airport.
Arrival Pick-Up Accommodation Welcome Dinner
Day 2 : Kathmandu Sightseeing
Breakfast will be serving at hotel. Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites (Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath Stupa and Boudhanath, Patan durbar square). Back to hotel and rest at Hotel.
Accommodation Guided sightseeing Transportation
Day 3 : Fly to Lumbini
Wake up in the morning and breakfast will be serving at your hotel. Our car will be ready to transfer to domestic airport and fly Bhairahawa. Our representative will be waiting at airport with car and transfer to hotel. After refreshment drive visit sacred garden. Evening back to hotel and night rest.
Accommodation Domestic flight Transportation
Day 4 : Visit Lumbini (Sacred Garden)
Wake up will be followed by tea/ coffee. Visit some monastery and back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast drive to Tilaurakot (Buddhas Palace), Kudan, Kapilvastu. Late in the afternoon return to hotel and rest. Night rest at Hotel.
Accommodation Breakfast Transportation
Day 5 : Back to Kathmandu
Wake up and if you wish to visit Mayadevi temple you can visit again. After breakfast drive to domestic airport and fly back to Kathmandu. Transfer to your hotel or free.
Domestic flight Breakfast Transportation