Tour itinerary: Lumbini
A Lumbini tour is a pilgrimage to the sacred birthplace of Lord Buddha in Nepal, where visitors can explore the ancient ruins and historical sites associated with the life of the Buddha. The tour typically includes a visit to the Maya Devi Temple, which is believed to be the site of the Buddha's birth, as well as the Ashoka Pillar, which marks the spot where the great Indian Emperor Ashoka erected a commemorative pillar in honor of the Buddha.
Additionally, visitors can explore the numerous monasteries and temples that have been built by various Buddhist communities from around the world, including the Chinese, Japanese, and Sri Lankan temples, among others. These temples offer visitors a glimpse into the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Buddhism and provide a unique opportunity to experience the various traditions and practices of this ancient religion.
8:00 am - Start the day with breakfast at your hotel in Lumbini.
9:00 am - Head out to visit the Maya Devi Temple, one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Lumbini. It is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Buddha and houses the exact spot where he was born.
10:00 am - Next, explore the World Peace Pagoda, a gleaming white monument that symbolizes peace and unity. The pagoda is adorned with intricate carvings and offers a breathtaking view of the surrounding landscapes.
11:00 am - Proceed to the Lumbini Monastic Site, a complex of monasteries representing different Buddhist traditions from around the world. You can learn about the diverse cultures and traditions of Buddhism as you visit each monastery.
12:00 pm - Visit the Eternal Peace Flame, a symbol of eternal peace and harmony. The flame is kept burning continuously and is a popular spot for meditation.
13:00 pm - Take a break for lunch and enjoy some local cuisine.
14:00 pm - Continue your tour with a visit to the Royal Thai Monastery, an ornate temple that showcases the exquisite Thai architecture and art.
15:00 pm - See the Myanmar Golden Monastery, a beautiful temple built entirely of gold. It is one of the most stunning temples in Lumbini and offers a serene and peaceful ambiance.
15:30 pm - Next, visit the Dae Sung Shakya (Korean Temple), a vibrant temple that offers a glimpse into the Korean Buddhist culture.
16:00 pm - After a full day of sightseeing, return to your hotel in Lumbini for some relaxation and rest.
Be prepared for hot and humid weather, and bring appropriate clothing and gear such as sunscreen, a hat, and comfortable walking shoes.
Panoramic views of the Himalayas, such as Dhaulagiri(8167m), and Annapurna South(7219m).
940 USD for a group of 1-14 people
A Journey through Nepal's Cultural Splendor and Natural Beauty
275 USD for a group of 1-10 people