Lumbini Tour

The birth place of Lord Gautam Buddha and protected by the World Heritage Site of UNESCO

Duration: 06 Days

Trip Duration

06 Days

Maximum Altitude

200 m

Trip Grade


Group Size

2-15 People





Lumbini Tour Overview

Lumbini is the birthplace of Buddha, who was born as Prince Siddhartha Gautam. It is located in the Terai region, about 280 km west of Kathmandu. Lumbini has great spiritual significance, not only for Buddhists but for people from all over the world.The most famous places to visit in Lumbini are the Mayadevi Temple and Ashoka Pillar. Mayadevi Temple is the sacred site where Gautam Buddha was born, and the Ashoka Pillar is an important historical artifact that was erected by Emperor Ashoka during his pilgrimage to Lumbini in the 3rd century B.C.Lumbini has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and attracts visitors from all over the world. It is a peaceful and serene place that offers a great opportunity to experience the spiritual essence of Buddhism.There are several trekking routes in Lumbini that allow visitors to explore the area while enjoying the beautiful natural scenery. The Lumbini Circuit Trek is a popular route that takes around 8-10 days to complete. This trek offers a great opportunity to explore the beautiful countryside, meet friendly locals and learn about the history and culture of the region.In recent years, Lumbini has become an international center for visitors interested in Buddhism and spirituality. There are many meditation centers and retreats in Lumbini that offer various programs for those interested in exploring their spirituality.

Preparations to be done before tour:

Firstly, it is essential to do some research about Lumbini before visiting. Learn about its history and significance, as well as the important temples, monuments, and other attractions you would like to visit. This information can help you plan your itinerary and ensure that you don’t miss any significant sites. There are several websites and travel guides available that provide detailed information about Lumbini. Secondly, packing appropriately is crucial to have a comfortable trip. And then ensure you have enough cash with you to cover your expenses, such as food, transportation, and souvenirs. It is advisable to carry both cash and cards, as not all places accept cards, especially in the remote areas of Lumbini. There are ATMs available in Lumbini, but it’s better to carry some cash with you.Lumbini can get quite hot during the day, and the weather can be unpredictable. It is always better to carry a light jacket or sweater with you as it can get chilly in the evenings. Respecting the local customs and traditions is crucial when visiting Lumbini. Lumbini is a sacred site for Buddhists, and it is important to dress modestly and avoid disturbing the religious ceremonies or monuments. You should avoid taking photographs of people without their permission and follow the instructions given by the authorities.In conclusion, preparing appropriately for your trip to Lumbini can help you make the most of your visit. Researching about Lumbini, packing appropriately, carrying enough cash, booking accommodations in advance, learning some basic Nepali phrases, and respecting the local customs and traditions are the essential preparations you should consider before visiting. By following these tips, you can have a comfortable and enjoyable trip to Lumbini.

Lumbini Tour Detail Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to hotel and Sightseeing.

Arrival in Kathmandu begins with airport pick-up and transfer to the hotel, followed by a rest period to acclimate. Swayambhunath Stupa, Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, and Boudhanath Stupa are popular sightseeing options. Return to the hotel to relax before further exploration.

Day 02 : Flight to bhirawa airport and drive to lumbini. overnight at hotel

On day two, breakfast at hotel and  visitors fly from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa airport and drive to Lumbini, a sacred pilgrimage site known as the birthplace of Buddha. They can explore various temples and monasteries, including the Maya Devi Temple, and spend the night at a hotel with various options available.

Day 03 : Full day sightseeing at lumbini

Breakfast at hotel and day three is dedicated to exploring Lumbini, starting with the Maya Devi Temple and Ashoka Pillar, which marks the birthplace of the Buddha. Visitors can also explore various monasteries and temples, including the International Monastery Zone, and the World Peace Pagoda. Lumbini Museum and exhibitions offer further insights into the area’s cultural significance. The day 04 concludes with reflection and rest in the hotel before embarking on further adventures in Nepal.




Day 04 :Additional sightseeing day at lumbini

Breakfast at hotel and Day four offers an additional day of exploration in Lumbini. Visitors can visit the Kapilvastu Museum or the town of Tansen for stunning mountain views. Meditation and yoga sessions are available for those seeking spiritual connection. Local cuisine and shopping for traditional souvenirs are also highlights of the day, providing a chance to fully immerse in Lumbini’s cultural and spiritual richness.

Day 05 : Drop to bhairawa airport and fly to kathmandu, transfer to the hotel

Breakfast at hotel and day five marks the end of the Lumbini visit, with visitors checking out of their hotel and departing for Bhairahawa airport. A flight to Kathmandu follows, with transfer to a hotel upon arrival. Visitors can spend the day relaxing, exploring the city’s famous Durbar Square or Thamel area, or booking adventure tourism activities like trekking or mountain biking. This day serves as a transition from Lumbini’s calm to Kathmandu’s lively atmosphere.

Day 06 : Departure.

Breakfast at hotel and day six marks the end of the trip, with visitors checking out of their hotel and transferring to the airport for their departure. It’s a day for final goodbyes and reflections on the memories and experiences gained during their journey through Nepal, taking with them a newfound appreciation for the country’s rich culture, history, and natural beauty.

Cost Includes
  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car or van. It is depend of the group.
  • Two nights standard accommodation in 2/3 star category hotel in Kathmandu located tourist center, or up to you.
  • Three night standard accommodation in 2/3 star category hotel in lumbini.
  • Both ways domestic flight from Kathmandu/ Bhairawa/ Kathmandu with airport tax.
  • An experienced Government licensed holder city tour guide
  • All necessary Government paper works and national park
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • All government taxes and Vat.
Cost Excludes
  • Meals your self Kathmandu and lumbini (L+D).
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa ( You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
  • All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks)
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
  • If do any tour and sightseeing and other activities etc.

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