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06

Grade

Easy

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$ 900 usd

Lumbini Tour is one of the tours we offer to the holy land of Lumbini. Lumbini is the birthplace of Buddha. Hence, this land is the holiest of all the pilgrimages for the followers of Buddhism.

Lumbini Tour is also famous as Buddhist pilgrimage tour and also Lumbini circuit Tour. Whatever the name, this tour showcases the Buddhist culture, temple and holy sites. The best time of the year for this tour is either April of every year. The second best time of the year is at the time of Chinese new year. This is the time of the year when people from all over the world visit Lumbini.

Lumbini Tour mostly remains within the premises to Lumbini and Kapilvastu. These places lie in the western region of Nepal and in the flat land. The location is very close to India. Additionally, the location makes this place very hot and humid. Otherwise, it is calm, serene and tranquility runs in the air. Lumbini takes you back to over thousands of years. The settlement around this place is sparse and the temples spread out in a large area. Also, the motor vehicles are completely restricted in this site. On the contrary, you will see monks in robes walking around and doing their daily chores. To add up, the age of monks can range from 6 to 60 years old.

This famous Buddhist Pilgrimage tour showcases you several buddhist monasteries. In fact, these monasteries were build by Nepal and several other counties. The infrastructure of every monastery reflects architecture of their country of origin. There are no words to let you know the feeling of being in Lumbini. It is highly recommended to be here on any day and every day. You will find the inner peace, enlightened to some extent and above all enjoy the tour. Come book our Lumbini Tour / Buddhist Pilgrimage tour today!

trip overview

Trip Code: BT143 Total Duration: 06 days
Destination: Nepal Best Time: All Year Round
Trip Grade: Easy Group Size: 2 - 50
Max Elevation: 1400m

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Arrival and hotel transfer

Thank you for choosing Lumbini Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour! On this day you arrive to Kathmandu and we transfer you to your accommodation. You rest and rejuvenate for days to come. You can as well explore the surrounding and get to know a little about the country and culture.

Accommodation

  • Hotel in Kathmandu ( 1 Night)

Sightseeing Boudhanath, Swayambhu and Namobuddha  

Since we do not cover a lot of places, we begin the day relaxed and around 9:00 am. After breakfast we head to the holiest and one of the oldest buddhist shrines in Kathmandu. We spend around 40 minutes of quality time watching the periphery of Boudhanath stupa. After completing Boudhanath sightseeing we see Namobuddha. Namobuddha is a highly regarded monastery and is located on the outskirts of Kathmandu. We will stay overnight in the monastery with the monks and enjoy their meal and lifestyle.

Accommodation

  • Monastery in Namobuddha ( 1 Night)

Meals Included

  • Breakfast only

Drive to Lumbini

It's a long day drive to reach the most serene and the holiest land for followers of buddhism and that is Lumbini. It takes 8 hours from Kathmandu to Lumbini and with multiple breaks in between. Once we reach lumbini we just rest our bags and call it a day.

Accommodation

  • Hotel in Lumbini ( 1 Night)

Meals Included

  • Breakfast only

All day in Lumbini

There are several things to see in Lumbini and it would require a complete day to explore the entire area, relics and the modern day architecture. We watch the following:

  • Mayadevi temple
  • Ashoka Pillar
  • Myanmar Golden temple
  • Peace pagoda
  • Rupadevi Temple
  • Choling Gompa
  • Chinese temple
  • Tara foundation
  • Crane sanctuary
  • Lotus stupa

Accommodation

  • Hotel in Lumbini ( 1 Night)

Meals Included

  • Breakfast only

Lumbini - Kapilvastu - Lumbini

It takes around an hour from Lumbini to Kapilvastu. We head out after breakfast and around 9 in the morning. Kapilvastu is equally important pilgrimage site and the hometown of Siddhartha Gautama or Gautam Buddha. We will see:

  • Tilaurakot complex
  • Kapilvastu kingdom complex

After spending almost the entire day we will return back to Lumbini and call another day in Lumbini.

Accommodation

  • Hotel in Lumbini ( 1 Night)

Meals Included

  • Breakfast only

Lumbini - Kathmandu

This is the final day of Lumbini Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour. We begin our day around 8 am in the morning and if we plan to travel by road it will take 8 hours to reach Kathmandu. Once we reach our final destination we will transfer you to your hotel and hence your tour in Nepal comes to an end.

Accommodation

  • Hotel in Kathmandu ( 1 Night)

Meals Included

  • Breakfast only

cost includes

  • All government and local taxes
  • All Entrance permit.
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • English speaking Tour Guide 
  • All accommodations with Breakfast
  • All Ground Transportation

cost excluded

  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, mineral water  etc)
  • Additional food
  • Porters
  • Tips for guide
  • Anything else that is not mentioned on what is included

Important Notes

  • For Chinese New Year Celebration in Lumbini you must book at least 6 month prior.

Essential Trip Information

  • The trip begins from Kathmandu
  • It is advised to arrive at least 2 days prior to your scheduled tour initiation date
  • You will begin your trip from day 2 of your arrival and only after signing necessary formalities
  • In case of tour cancellation or tour forfeit due to unseen circumstances, we shall compensate with an alternate itinerary or activities.
  • You need to bring along at least 200 dollars additional in cash. The funds will help you in case of delayed flights or unseen circumstances
  • You need to aware of the company of any medical conditions developed recently
  • You need to be of age 15 and above to join this trip, in case of age below 15, you need to accompanied by your legal guardian or parents.
  • You are advised to have at least 3-4 days towards the end of the trip.
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by Shavarn on Blank Business Name
Highly recommended.

This guys at budget trekking really are qualified professionals! Nothing was left to chance. Promptness in answers when organising the trip.Everything were well organized, from airport pickup to airport drop off. The best Tour Company in Nepal, Highly recommended.

best travel company in nepal

Thanks Budget Trekking for your wonderful assistance for my holiday in Nepal. I had wonderful 6 days in Nepal. i am very impressed with their services. They were really great with communication over email and phone from the beginning before i book the trip with them. Finally I was really lucky to decide to be their guide for my Nepal holiday.

by Natalino on Blank Business Name
Wonderful experience

Wonderful experience, amazing quality of organization, most pleasurable holidays, beautiful country, fabulous food, smashing people, magic mountain, scrumptious food. Thank you Budget Trekking for all the arrangement.

Thank you Budget Trekking, Sameer and Dawa !

We were so lucky to choose Budget Trekking for our Lumbini Trip among countless number of tour agencies in Nepal. Sameer was always there to answer our questions prior and upon our arrival. Then the trip started and we were in safe hands of our great guide Dawa. Excellent service and an agency to recommend! The rest could not be retold, but only lived through ones eyes! :) Thank you Budget Trekking, Sameer and Dawa !

Best Tour in Nepal

After booking our Lumbini Tour with Budget Trekking, they complete organization worked perfect over our whole trip. The team took care for all of our needs in Kathmandu. Thank you Budget Trekking.

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