Welcome to Lumbini

History moves in cycles – over the last few decades, a new complex of stupas, monasteries and temples built by Buddhist nations from across the globe has risen from the marshland surrounding the modest-looking but hugely significant Maya Devi Temple, located on the exact spot where Buddha was born.

For now, Lumbini sees more pilgrims than sightseers, and a contemplative mood prevails, but the opening of a new international airport at Siddharthanagar (slated for completion in 2018) is set to raise the profile of Lumbini and other sites linked to the life of the Buddha, including nearby Tilaurakot, where Prince Siddhartha lived a live of luxury before embarking on the path to enlightenment.

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The World Peace Pagoda in Pokhara

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: World Peace PagodaYour guide will meet you at your hotel lobby and transport you to the World Peace Pagoda in the comfort of a private vehicle. Upon reaching the pagoda after about a 30-minute drive, it's a 10-minute walk through staircases to reach the massive Buddhist stupa.Constructed by Buddhist monks from the Japanese Nipponzan Myohoji order, the monument reflects four prominent stages of the Buddha's life in four directions: where he was born in Lumbini, where he became enlightened in Bothgaya, where he taught most of his life time in Sarnath, and where he reached nirvana at Kushi Nagar. Reaching this place atop a hill overlooking the southern shore of Phewa Lake, learn about its design to inspire harmony. Besides being an impressive sight in itself, the shrine provides a great vantage point from which to see spectacular views of the Annapurna range and Pokhara. You will be then transferred back to your hotel by private vehicle.Duration: 3 hours

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6-Day Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour in Kathmandu

Day01: Arrival in Kathmandu. Check in hotel. Hang around in tourist place thamel. Overnight at 3 star Hotel (Thamel Eco Resort or the Address Kathmandu Hotel) Day02: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square & Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple.The square, situated in the heart of the city, consists of enchanting melange of palace buildings, artistic courtyards and graceful pagoda temples. The former royal palace complex is the center of Patan's religious and social life and houses a museum containing an array of bronze statues and religious objects. There are three main courtyards or chowks, so named central Mul Chowk, Sundari Chowk and Keshav Narayan Chowk in the square. The Sundari Chowk holds in its center a masterpiece of stone architecture, the Royal bath called Tushahity. Overnight at 3 star Hotel (Thamel Eco Resort or the Address Kathmandu Hotel)  Day03: Drive/Fly Lumbini.After taking breakfast, we will move towards Lumbini. Overnight at Hotel peace palace or similarDay04: Lumbini Sightseeing. Is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the Rupendahi district of Nepal. It is sometimes claimed to be the place where Queen Mayadevi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama, who as the Buddha Gautama founded the Buddhist tradition. The Buddha lived between roughly 623 and 543 BCE. Lumbini is one of four magnets for pilgrimage that sprang up in places pivotal to the life of the Buddha, the others being at Kushinagar, Bodh Gaya and Sarnath.Lumbini was where the Buddha lived until the age of 29. Lumbini has a number of temples, including the Mayadevi temple, and others under construction. Also located here is the Puskarini or Holy Pond where the Buddha's mother took the ritual dip prior to his birth and where he, too, had his first bath, as well as the remains of Kapilvastu palace. At other sites near Lumbini, earlier Buddhas were, according to tradition, born, achieved ultimate awakening and finally relinquished earthly form. Overnight at Hotel peace palace or similar Day05: Drive/Fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at 3 star Hotel (Thamel Eco Resort or the Address Kathmandu Hotel) Day06: Departure. After breakfast at Hotel, Free time until departure time, then we will give private transport for departure to airport.

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Nepal Tour and Trekking 16 DaysKATHMANDU VALLEY- WHITE  WATER RAFTING-POKHARA TREKKING- LUMBINI & CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK – 15 NIGHTS AND 16 Days  Itinerary  Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer and check in at hotelDay 2:  Breakfast visit Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square and   PatanDay 3: Drive to Dhulikhelfor the village and Mountain View.  Day 4: Drive to Charaudi for Rafting in Trishuli Rivar Day 5: Sightseeing in Pokhara Day 06 to 10 (Ghorepani –Poon hill Trek)Trek ProfileTotal Days: 5 Days Highest altitude: Poon hill (3210m) Group Size: Min - 2 Best Season: March/April/May/Sept/Oct/Nov but we can operate all the season Mode of Travel: Land transportation  Trek Grade: ModerateDay 06: Drive from Pokhara (915 m.) to Nayapul (1050m.)1 hour. Now you begin your trek from Nayapul (1050m.) to Tikhedhunga (1577 m.) via Birethanti (1065m.,4 hrs). Day 07: Trek from Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani (2675 m, 6hrs). ). To begin your trek, you ascend steeply for the early 2 hours and then ascend gently passing through Ulleri (2070m.) and Banthanti, Magar villages.you really love to see Beutyful Rodhodendron Forest,river and water fall, Birds and monkey. Day 08: Trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani (2653m.,4-5 hrs). decend through the dense rothodendron Forest. Reach Ghandruk Village (famouse gurung Village) Visit local Monastry,Gurung Musiem, Enjoy the View of Machhapuchhre (6993m.),Annapurna South and HimchuliDay 09: Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk (1951m. 3-4 hours) All the way descend through the dense rhododendron Forest. Reach Ghandruk Village (famous gurung Village) Visit local Monastery,Gurung Museum, Enjoy the View of Machhapuchhre (6993m.),Annapurna South and Himchuli.Day 10:  Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul via Birethanti 5hrs and drive back to Pokhara. Day 11: After breakfast drive to Lumbini (6-7 hours) Day012:   Tilaurakot in Kapilbastu(27km far from Lumbini) and around it  for Ancient Palace, Monument sites, Culture heritage of  Lumbini and afternoon Drive to Chitwan National park overnight Hotel Day 13:06.00: Wake up call.Day 14:6.00am:Wake up call.Note: Schedule and timings can be changed as per season. Day16: Breakfast, free for final shopping and transfer to the Airport for your next destination. If you would like to spend more time in Nepal, Tibet please contacts us to learn about some other exciting, Cultural and Adventures travel ideas. Note: The itinerary mentioned above is to give an overview of the tour. It can be changed based on your interests, needs and time available. I

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Glimpse of Spiritual Lumbini Tour - 8 Days

It’s not every day that you get to walk in the footsteps of the founder of one of the world’s great religions. But then not every religion can be mapped so precisely to the real-world landscape as Buddhism.Savor the cultural, spiritual and  natural delights of Nepal. This tour takes you to some of the most popular destinations in Nepal. You begin your tour in Kathmandu, a modern city which was once divided into three medieval cities. Experience its rich culture and heritage. The picturesque lakeside city of Pokhara will  enthrall you with its spellbinding  natural beauty. Enjoy boating in the serene Lake Phewa, watched over by the mighty Himalayan peaks. Visit Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha, the ‘Light of Asia’. Explore the lush jungles of Chitwan National Park.ItineraryDay 1 - Pre-trip meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley, eg Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa – The Monkey TempleDay 2 - Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara - approx 7 hoursDay 3 - Sarangkot for Sunrise and Sightseeing in Pokhara, eg Bindhyabasini Temple, Davis Falls, Gupteshwor Cave, Phewa Lake and Barahi Temple, Seti River Gorge, Tibetan Refugee Camp Day 4 - Drive from Pokhara to Lumbini - approx 6 hoursDay 5 - Spiritual Tour in Lumbini then Drive to Chitwan - approx 4 hoursDay 6 - Wildlife activities in Chitwan National ParkDay 7 - Drive Back to Kathmandu - approx 6 hoursDay 8 - Final departure

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All Nepal Tour

Besides the Highest Mountains, Nepal has many things to experience. All Nepal tour starts with the sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath Temple, Buddha Stupa, Bhaktapur, and Nagarkot. Nagarkot is a very amazing place that offers beautiful sunrise and sunset views over the magnificent mountains vistas. A flight to Pokhara with the majestic view of the glorious Manaslu peak and the Snow-capped Annapurna Mountain ranges will be a memorable one. Moreover, Pokhara city is known for the splendid center for tourists with the beautiful places like Phewa lake, David’s fall, Mahendra cave, and other. With this, this tour comprises the travel to Royal Chitwan National Park where we will have the look at one horned Rhino with other several animals like deer, monkey, wild boar, bison, sloth bear, leopard, etc and if lucky the Royal Bengal Tiger too. Our guides will help you identify some species of birds, plants and other wildlife.All Nepal  tour can be customized as per your time availability. All Nepal Tour holds essence as pilgrimage tour also. We will visit Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha and 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. One thing is for sure, once you visit the country tour of All Nepal, you will not be able to get it out of your memory for a long time to come.Highlights of All Nepal TourTour Duration: 10 days arrival to DepartureClimate during the tour:September to Nov: Autumn very pleasant and clear weather, the mountain views are the best. (Maximum 30 Degree Minimum 2 Degree)March to May (warmest months) the temperatures are mildly warm ((Maximum 33 Degree Minimum 13 Degree)December to Mid February (Winter) the weather is cold and the sky is clear (Maximum 19 Degree Minimum -2 Degree)June to August: Summer/ Rainy Season (July/August has more rain) (Maximum 34 Degree Minimum 19 Degree)Tour Visiting Places:Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan, LumbiniTransportation: Good Condition Private Car/Van depends on group size for the tour with a good driver, for long drive Tourist Bus/Flights are available. Brief Itinerary of All Nepal TourDay 1: - Greetings at Kathmandu AirportDay 2: - Kathmandu full day cultural city tour and drive to NagarkotDay 3: - Nagarkot sunrise view drive back to Kathmandu- city tourDay 4: - Kathmandu drive to PokharaDay 5: - Early morning visit Sarangkot and afternoon do the tour of PokharaDay 6: - Pokhara drive to LumbiniDay 7: - Lumbini drive to Chitwan and starry the jungle tourDay 8: - Full day in Chitwan National ParkDay 9: - Chitwan drive back to KathmanduDay 10: - Depart Kathmandu

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Nepal Tours 8 Night 9 Days Kathmandu 3 Night Pokhara 2 Night Lumbini 1 Night Chitwan Jungle Safari 2 Night

Route: Kathmandu – Pokhara-- Lumbini – Chitwan – Kathmandu Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival – Overnight in KathmanduYour Arrival Time – Airport pickup and transfer to your Hotel. Welcome drink and Check-In.Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing (Full Day – 6 hrs) – Overnight in KathmanduAfter Breakfast – Full day sightseeing of Swayambhunath Stupa / Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, and Boudhanath StupaOptional: Everest Mountain Flight at 06:30AM Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara By bus or Car (depends on size of Group) arrival pokhara , Lake side evening visit overnight stay05:30AM – Drive to Sarankot for Sunrise ,Local Guide Charge Extra08:00AM – Breakfast at Hotel and Pokhara City Tour and Self Boating05:30PM – Evening walk around Lake side overnight stayDay 04: After Breakfast Drive to Lumbini, Meet and refresh and Evening sightseeing by Local expert – Overnight in LumbiniDay 05: AM--Breakfast and Visit Different Monasteries  and drive to Chitwan arrive in chitwan around 3 Pm , serve Lunch and Culture Tour with Nature Guide overnight stay at HotelDay 06: Drive to Chitwan – Overnight in Chitwan09:00AM – After Breakfast Drive to Chitwan (5 hrs). During lunch there will be briefing about Chitwan National Park and Resort & its facilities.After Lunch – Village tour and visit Tharu MuseumAfter Tea / Coffee – You will go for Sunset view from Rapti River BeachAfter Dinner – Relax at resortLocal Tour Guide: IncludedDay 07: Jungle Safari Activities (Full Day) – Overnight in ChitwanFull Activities with Food, Accomodation and Entry FeesAfter Dinner – Relax at resortLocal Tour Guide: IncludedDay 08: Drive back to Kathmandu – Overnight in KathmanduAfter Breakfast – Drive to KathmanduDay 09: Transfer to AirportFlight Time: You will be free till your flight time. We will drop you to Kathmandu Airport 2 hours before your flight time (30 mins drive from your hotel)