Lumbini Tour

Lumbini Tour
Lumbini Tour

Trip Facts

5 Star
Jan 29, 2017
9 days
meters
1 people
Overland
Nagarkot
Chitwan
Lumbini Darshan Packages

Introduction:

Shakyamuni Buddha was born in Lumbini, in southern Nepal, two thousand five hundred years ago. Shakyamuni Buddha was born to royal family. En route to her parent's home, she gave birth to Siddharta Gautama in the gardens of Lumbini.

A quiet garden, shaded by the leafy Bo tree (the type under which Buddha received enlightenment) and a newly planted forest nearby lend an air of tranquility, which bespeaks Buddha’s teachings. Lumbini is now being developed under mastered plan of the Lumbini development trust, a non government organization dedicated to the restoration of Lumbini and its development as a pilgrimage site. The development will include a monastic zone, the circular sacred Garden surrounding the Ashoka pillar and Maya Devi temple and Lumbini village, where visitors will find lodges, restaurants, a cultural center and tourist facilities. An important archeological site near Lumbini, Kapilvastu evokes the ancient palace where Lord Buddha spent his formative years.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Nagarkot.
Day 04: Nagarkot to manakamana.
Day 05: Lumbini to Chitwan.
Day 07: Chitwan- Kathmandu, O/n Hotel Full Board Basis. 
Day 08: Full Day Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour.
Day 09: Breakfast -Transfer from Hotel back to destination.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival kathmandu and transfer to Hotel

Day 02: After Breakfast Visit Cultural heritage site, Pashupatinath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, Shyambhunath Stupa O/n Hotel.

Day 03: After B/f visit patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Changunarayan then drive up to Mountain alt 2200 m Nagarkot O/n Club Himalaya Resort.

Day 04: Morning Drive to Kurintar , Check in River Side Spring Resort Hotels, after Lunch go proceed to Manakamana temple Known as goddess of wishes by cable car, enjoy the surrounding atmosphere and mountain views are great from there, return to Resort enjoy at Sandy River Bank and Resort own perhaps Nepal top swimming pool.

Day 05: Lumbini After B/F, Drive to Lumbini, and transfer to Hotel, Pm : After lunch half day visit to sacred Lumbini Garden.

Day 06: Lumbini – Chitwan National park , O/n Resort Full Board Basis. After breakfast, drive to Chitwan National Park visiting Buddhist places like Ramgram and Dev Daha enroute. Pm : Arrive at Resort in Chitwan and lunch. 15.00 Hrs: Elephant-back jungle excursion for 2/3 hours to view games.

Day 07: Chitwan- Kathmandu , O/n Hotel Full Board Basis. After tea/coffee, one-hour''s nature walk accompanied by naturalist for bird watching. After breakfast at resort, canoe ride at Rapti River and return to the Resort. drive to Kathmandu,

Day 08: Kathmandu - After breakfast at Hotel, leave for fullday sightseeing tour of Buddhist shrines like Swyambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar square, Kumari (living goddess) Chowk, Maru Sattal, Kasta Mandap, Kal Bhairab, Jana Bahal etc. Lunch at City Restaurant. Pm : halfday excursion to Nagarjun Hill and Balaju water garden.

Day 09: Breakfast -Transfer from Hotel to Tribhuvan Internation Airport to board onward journey flight.

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Clients Reviews

T.S. Krishnakumar

5

Chennai, India

I first reached out to Lumle Holidays for a trip to Muktinath. The response was immediate and with clear itinerary and what is covered and what is not. It was a 4-day tour.

On the day we landed, we were received by the operations manager and taken to the Hotel and he explained us the whole tour. Small changes were accepted and immediately arranged. Our tour to Muktinath by helicopter was excellent. Everything was arranged professionally, punctually and with great care. It was a great value for money tour and it was an unforgettable experience to Nepal.

Usha Srinivasn

5

India

We had taken a Mukthinath Tour organised by Lumle Holidays. We had started the tour from Khatmandu . we were given a excellent guide Mr. Mahdav. We were given a very homely treatment, excellent accommodation and royal treatment. 

The tour was customized for our needs. We never felt we were away from home. All our needs were taken care off and we had a wonderful Dharshan at Mukthinath besides, all other temples in Pokhara and Kathamandu too. We would recommend these tour operators very highly.

Subhagata Dey

5

India

I and my wife had undertaken a 10N/11D tour to Nepal with the Lumle Holidays. The tour encircles the places like Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan, Lumbini,Daman, Nagarkot. The whole tour was organised by Lumle Holidays. I should say that I am more than satisfied with the arrangements made by Lumle Holidays. Moreover the reciprocation and behaviour of MR Sharma and Mr Maharjan was worth mentioning. They were always replying fast to my emails and other communication. 

The hotels provided was among the best as per my budget. The travel arrangements were also very good( not to forget about Mr Tika, who was the friend, philospher, guide and driver for the entire tour). On a n overall basis I am pretty well satisfied and would look forward to contact them in all the future Nepal tours.

Sanjay Simha

5

India

It has been a real pleasure dealing with Lumle Holidays. Initially we were a bit skeptical dealing with Nepal tour operator remotely. However, as responses and details were received, our confidence grew. Our main intent was pilgrimage to this holy place starting from Kathmandu.

All aspects of the tour program were clearly documented and all arrangements done including some of our special requests with reasonable charges. Travels, accommodation, entry tickets, sight-seeing and food arrangements/ suggestions were handled very well. Not only our main intent - Muktinath darshan, but also other attractions at Pokhara, Kathmandu and Manakamna enroute were covered - beyond our expectation. It was tailor made to a 7-day 6-night program (though normal standard seems 6D/5N). Despite some scares about possible weather / flight disruptions, we had a very good journey and darshan & sight seeing all through.

Ask them all questions what to carry and what not, and all tips about restaurants shopping etc,, you get response soon.

Overall it was time and money well spent with a professional operator.

The various guides were very knowledgeable & friendly, including Mr. Sharma himself and Mr. Maharjan & driver cum guide Teeka-ji. Professional dealing, homely comfort, good decent accommodation and transport.

Kothandaraman

5

India

Me and my family, total four member were planing to have a darshan of Muktinath and this makes possible by Lumle Holidays. It was well organised, well co-ordinated and special appreciation to Mr. Nipendra Maharjan for promptly calling and caring about our journey. Weather was really favorable on us and we saw the closest snowcapped mountain from Jomsom like standing infront of us.

On the whole it was a good trip and willing to visit Nepal again with these people. I do recommend to all to go with this company.

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