Lumbini is located around 300 km southwest of Kathmandu in the Terai region of Nepal. Lumbini is part of ten UNESCO World Heritage Sites and the primary origin of one of the major religions, Buddhism. Lumbini is the birthplace of the Lord Gautam Buddha, and it is also one of the main pilgrimage sites for Buddhists in the entire world. Every year thousands of Buddhists and non-Buddhists visit this place to spend time in this holy land. Lumbini carries tremendous archeological and religious significance. You will get to experience rich Buddhist culture and tradition on this trip. Lumbini is not only famous for Buddha, but many people also visit this place in search of peace and serenity in their life.
Your trip begins with a drive from Kathmandu to Lumbini. After reaching Lumbini, you will visit the famous Maya Devi Temple, Ashoka Pillar, sacred garden, etc. In 623 BC, Prince Siddhartha Gautam, who later became the Buddha, was born in the garden of Lumbini. The site is marked by a memorial pillar built by Mauryan Emperor Ashoka of India during his trip to the holy site in 249 BC. Hundreds of Buddhists visit this place every year to worship at Maya Devi temple, where you will get to see the exact spot where Lord Buddha had taken birth. On the south of the pillar, you will see the holy Puskarni Pond. It is said that Maya Devi had taken a bath in this pond before the birth of Buddha, and he also had taken his first bath at the same pond. On the north side of the garden is a monastic zone where you will find different monasteries built by other countries representing other sects of Buddhism.
Likewise, you will go on The Lumbini - Buddhist Circuit Tour, presenting your insights into Lord Buddha's life. There are altogether 62 archaeological sites spread around Lumbini. You will visit Tilaurakot, Kudan, Gothihawa, Niglihawa, Sagarhawa, Aurorakot, Devadaha, and Ramagrama; all the sites showcase parts of the Lord Gautam Buddha's life. After visiting all the sites, you will take a tour of the villages of Lumbini. The villagers and locals are very kind and friendly. You will experience great hospitality and observe their culture, traditions, & customs. You will experience the lifestyle of the locales, their colorful costumes, and their festivals. You will also find beautiful handmade crafts shops where you can buy souvenirs for your loved ones. Some of the Lumbini villages are Khudabagar, Tenuhawa, Ekala, Madhubani, and Lumbini Adarsh.
With numerous other tours like Short Nepal Holiday TourandPokhara Valley Tour, Lumbini Tour is also one of the most famous tours of Nepal, Be a part of this divine tour with us, Mountain Rock Treks & Expedition. We have designed our itinerary professionally to make sure you touch all significant landmarks in Lumbini. We will make sure that you have one of the most spiritual and heavenly journeys of your life while traveling with us. For any further information or queries, feel free to contact us.