About Cultural Tour to Lumbini - 5 Days
Cultural Tour to Lumbini is a historical, cultural, religious along the spiritual tour in Nepal designed by Discover Altitude for all the travellers who wish to enjoy the ancient birthplace of Lord Buddha. This is a special package for family tours along with groups and also for solo travellers. Lumbini being the birthplace of Lord Buddha is UNESCO listed World Heritage Site of Nepal in the Kapilvastu district of western Terai region is famous for different monuments, shrines, temples, holy pond, and monasteries, etc.
Thousands of visitors every year visit the birthplace of Lord Buddha to gain enlightenment and to meditate. This sacred region is the centre of attraction for thousands of spiritual people, monks, and nuns from around the globe, sitting in one of the solitude places for meditation is always a positive thing to do here.
Siddhartha the prince gave up his pleasure and wealthy life to find out the cause of suffering at the age of 29 until he gains enlightenment he was known as Siddhartha, after 6 years of strong meditation at the age of 35 he got enlighten as was named as Buddha the enlightened one.
Lumbini is the exact spot where the Buddha was born as a prince, visiting this holy land with diverse culture and nature will mesmerize oneself, along with all this Lumbini will help us understand the teaching of Buddha and the philosophy of Buddha. Going through different monasteries build by different countries and the ritual ceremonies and prayer being performed inside the monastery will fascinate travellers.
Discover Altitude has commenced Cultural Tour to Lumbini with deep research by our experts to make sure the special cultural tour suits our clients’ interests. This is a short trip to one of the famous centre for Buddhism and spiritual believers, as can be drive from Kathmandu or fly depends upon your interest. The scenic view is awesome as we will be passing by the hills and rivers before reaching the Terai region.
The centre of attraction in Lumbini will be Maya Devi Temple the exact spot where Lord Buddha was born, furthermore, we can view the Ashok Pillar of 3rd century BC installed by king Ashok, depicting the Buddha’s birthplace, peace pagoda, holy lake, eternal flame, along with these different monasteries of Theravada and Mahayana school of Buddhism from different countries. A vast area away from modern materialism is always good for meditation which Lumbini will offer to all the visitors.
- Explore nature, culture, and religion of Nepal
- Enjoy the scenic flight or drive from Kathmandu
- Discover the center for Buddhist culture and philosophy
- Know the lifestyle and culture of the Terai region of Nepal
- Meditate in and around the Maya Devi Temple
- Scenic tour to different monasteries and temples around
- Explore different school of Buddhism
- Visit the archaeological sites and ancient inhabitant
- Visit two World Heritage Sites i.e. Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath
- Observe the cremation ceremony on the bank of the river Bagmati
- Explore Nepal with a well-experienced guide
On your arrival at the airport in Kathmandu, a representative from Discover Altitude will pick you at the respective star category hotel in Thamel, a tourist area. After your check-in, explore Thamel, a touristic area, enjoying the view of the city life. Evening our representative from the company will brief you about the program of the coming days.
Overnight in our respective hotel
After our early breakfast, we will fly to Bhairahawa (45 minutes) and drive to Lumbini (30 minutes) or drive (8-9hours) to Lumbini. On our arrival to Lumbini, we will be heading to our respective hotel and check-in, exploring the surrounding areas and visiting the Maya Devi Temple along with visiting some of the monasteries to observe the evening praying, being part of it will help us to attain good karma. After exploring and meditating we will be at our respective hotel for our stay.
Overnight at our hotel
Today we will be exploring the Lumbini and the surrounding areas, the day tour will start from the Peace Pagoda to the Eternal Flame, and different monasteries built by different countries following different sects of Buddhism as Theravada and Mahayana along with Vajrayana School. Exploring the monastery along with the holy pond and the Ashok pillar will be our main attraction along with all these we will be visiting the historical monuments and sites related to the time of Lord Buddha. After having our lunch in the surrounding restaurants we will visit the museum and the Maya Devi Temple for evening prayer and back to our hotel through the local market.
Overnight at our hotel
Today we will be flying back to Kathmandu, on our arrival our car will pick us from the airport and we will drive to Pashupatinath a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site of lord Shiva. Pashupatinath is one of the famous Hindu temples on the bank of the river Bagmati, where open cremations are done. Further, we will be heading towards Bouddhanath Stupa build in the 5th century, one of the biggest stupa dedicated to Buddhism, a culturally mixed area for both Hindu and Buddhist religion with numerous monasteries around where lamas will be performing ritual ceremonies, praying flags, and strolling praying wheels around the stupa to get the blessing and finally enjoying our lunch at the rooftop restaurant we will drive back to Thamel into our hotel. The evening will be a farewell typical cultural dinner provided by Discover Altitude guided by the representative of our company.
Overnight at our hotel
Today will be the final day in Kathmandu; Discover Altitude feels immense pleasure to have the privilege to serve our valuable clients. We hope your stay in Nepal was informative and fun with all the history, culture, and religion of the Kathmandu valley and Lumbini. After your breakfast, our company representative will be there at your respective hotel to drop you at the international airport according to your scheduled flight.
Note: If you have some more leisure day in Nepal or if you want to continue some other program of your interest, please feel free to let us know, our local travel planner will help to assist the entire Itinerary.
- Pick up from the Kathmandu airport in a private car/jeep
- 2 night stay in star category hotel on BB basis in Kathmandu and 2 night in Lumbini
- Well experienced English speaking tour guide for the cultural tour in Lumbini and Kathmandu
- 2-way flight from Kathmandu to Lumbini and vice versa
- Private car/jeep for the entire trip in Kathmandu
- Typical Cultural Nepali dinner on the final evening.
- Drop into the Kathmandu airport for the final departure in a private car/jeep
- Entrance fees to the Cultural World Heritage Site
- Your personal expenses including alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, lunch, etc
- Tips and gratuities to guides and drivers
- Your lunch and dinner for the entire trip, except for one-night cultural dinner
- And others not mentioned in the included sections above
Risk free booking & Free Cancellation.