Lumbini Tour symbol of peace, the birthplace of Lord Buddha is the most popular among the ‘Buddhist pilgrims’ and Buddhist religion enthusiasts.The trip gives us an insight of the early life of ‘Lord Buddha’and the development of Buddhism at its best. Moreover, in 1998, Lumbini was declared as the Fountain of world peace and the pilgrimage for all the peace loving people in the world. If you’re one of those seeking for an escape into the most peaceful place; then you should definitely pay a visit to Lumbini at least once in your lifetime.
The holy site of Lumbini has ruins of ancient monasteries, a sacred Bodhi tree, an ancient bathing pond, the Asoka pillar and the Mayadevi temple, where the precise place of birth of Buddha is located. From early morning to early evening, pilgrims from various countries perform chanting and meditation at the site.While, it is mainly a pilgrimage tour, it also displays the great archaeological triumph of mankind. There are 62 archaelogical sites in ‘Lumbini’ exposing different events of Buddha’s life. The tour includes the visit to Tilaurakot, Kudan, Gotihawa, Niglihawa, Sagarhawa, Aurorakot, Devadaha and Ramagrama all bearing significance to the life, enlightenment and death of Buddha.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu, pick up from airport by Skyline Treks & Expeditions representative and Check into hotel rest day
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing: Monkey Temple- one of the oldest Buddhist Stupa in Valley Pashupatinath- the cremation places of Hindu death body, Bodhanath- the biggest Buddhist temple, Patan Durbar Square- the finest example of metal and stone carving back to 14th century. Stay overnight in hotel
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara- 215 km west of Kathmandu by A/C tourist coach. It is a famous sightseeing point for travelers with beautiful lake and mountain ranges. One of the most beautiful lake cities in the world. Sight-seeing in Pokhara: David’s fall, temple in Phewa Lake, boating in Phewa lake, hilltop monastery visit. Overnight in hotel.
Day 04: Drive to Sarangkot – 6500ft. for sunrise and close-up view of Annapurna & Fishtail Mountain. Full day in Pokhara excursions & sightseeing, stay in Pokhara.
Day 05: Drive to the birthplace of the Buddha, Lumbini is the Mecca of every Buddhist, being one of the four holy places of Buddhism. - stay in Lumbini.
Day 06: Sight-seeing in Lumbini: Asoka Pillar, Maya Devi Temple, Puskarni (sacred bathing pool), various monasteries etc.
Day 07: Drive back to Kathmandu ( have option to use flight at extra cost). A half-day shopping and enjoys a Nepali cultural show and dinner in evening.
Day 08: Airport drive for final departure