Lumbini Tour

Buddhist circuit tour of Lumbini, Kapilavastu & Ramgram
  • Mayadevi temple at Lumbini the birth place of Buddha
    Mayadevi temple, Lumbini - the birthplace of Buddha
  • Ramgram stupa the only existing Buddha relic stupa
    Ramgram stupa - the only existing Buddha relic
  • World peace pagoda
    World peace pagoda in 6 X 2 km Lumbini zone
  • Tilaurakot palace ruin where Buddha spent 29 years
    Tilaurakot ruin - Buddha spent 29 years as prince
Lumbini tour could be organized as a day trip from Kathmandu or a 4 days Lumbini Buddhist circuit tour visiting the most important sites related to Buddha. A Lumbini day trip visits the 6 by 2 km area developed under master plan, which nestles Mayadevi temple – the exact birthplace of Buddha, monastic zone and Lumbini tourist village.
Best tour to understand Buddha, his life and the living Buddhist heritage while in Nepal.

The 'Lumbini Buddhist Circuit Tour' is a visual aid to the life of Buddha and development of Buddhism. While it is a pilgrimage tour on one hand, on the other hand it displays the great archaeological triumph of mankind. There are 62 archaeological sites in Lumbini region, which marks different events in Buddha's life.

Sightseeing around Lumbini

The 4 days Lumbini tour includes visit of Lumbini development zone, Tilaurakot palace where Buddha spent 29 years as prince Siddhartha, Kudan (first monastery built to house Buddha and his followers), Ramagram stupa (Only unearthed early Buddha relic stupa), Sagarhawa and other important sites related with Buddha.

Customize Lumibni tour as a day trip by flight from Kathmandu and Pokhara or combine with tour of Pokhara and Chitwan. Request ?

US 360 Includes

  • Private vehicle for the round trip
  • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast and taxes included.
  • Guided tour with all enrance fees included.

Duration : 3 nights 4 days
Type : heritage and culture
Season : October - April
Best time is from Mid Oct - April, but the tour could be done throughout year.

Accommodation : Standard & Deluxe
Transport : Private car or Flight

Lumbini tour in rainy seasonLumbini in Spring & Summer

Lumbini could be visited throughout Spring and summer months. Spring is peak tourist season. Summer days are hot with temperature ranging between 25 - 37°C. However the monsoon rain make night cooler. It mostly rains in the late afternoon and night allowing pilgrims to visit in the morning and evening.

Vesak day 2024

Visit Lumbini for the Buddha Purnima or Vesak day 2024 celebration. This is the day when Buddha was born, enlightened and attended Mahaparinirvana. Vesak  2024 is celebrated on May 24. The 4 day Lumbini tour is a great way of honoring Buddha, understanding Buddha’s life and Buddhism. Spend time in the monastic zone praying and renew your determination to pursue teachings of peace.

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Lumbini Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Fly or drive to Lumbini
Flight from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa takes 35 mints and from there it is 30 mints drive to Lumbini. One can also drive to Lumbini (321 km / 8 hrs) from Kathmandu. Overnight in Hotel

Day 02: Breakfast | Lumbini Tour
The UNESCO World heritage site of Lumbini is developed under master plan in the area of 6 Km x 2 km. We will start our tour from the 'New Tourist village and visit the World peace pagoda and museum. This is also the pilgrimage concept of the master plan to introduce Buddhism and purify the mind through the monastic zone. Monasteries of Mahayana and Theravada Buddhism are spread across the cannon. Finally visit the Mayadevi temple protecting the 'Marker Stone', Statue of nativity scene and ruins of old temple walls dating from 3rd BC to 12 AD. Asoka pillar still displays the inscriptions explaining his visit to the birth place of Buddha.

Day 03: Religious and archaeological sites of Kapilavastu
Drive and visit religious and archaeological sites of Tilaurakot, Gotihawa, Kudan, Niglihara and Sagarhawa. Tilaurakot is the ancient Kapilavastu - the capital of Shakyas, where Buddha spent his first 29 years. Kudan was where Buddha was received by his father after his access to enlightenment. King Suddhodana specially built the Kudan (Nigrodharma Park) for the accommodation of the Buddha and his followers. Gotihawa is the birth place of Krakuchanda Buddha. Niglihawa is where Kanakmuni Buddha was born. Sagarhawa is the archaeological findings as "place of the massacre of the Shakyas". Overnight in Lumbini

Day 04: Devdaha - Ramgram - back to Kathmandu
Drive and visit religious and archaeological sites at Devdaha and Ramagram. Devdaha is the ancient capital of the Koliya kingdom. It is the maternal hometown of Queen Mayadevi (mother), Prajapati Gautami (stepmother), Princess Yasodhara (consort) and where Prince Siddhartha had spent his childhood. Ramgrama is the brick mound on the bank of the Jharahi River. It is a seven meter high brick stupa consisting of relics (one of the eight astha dhatu) of Lord Buddha. The Stupa was built by the king of Ramgrama, who was the eighth king to obtain the Buddha's relics.

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Lumbini Day Trip

US 350 Includes

  • Kathmandu - Lumbini - Kathmandu flight or from Pokhara
  • All pick up, drop and sightseeing by private vehicle.
  • Guided tour with all enrance fees included.

With upgrading of Lumbini airport with basic international amenities, it is now possible to do a day trip of Lumbini from Kathmandu or Pokhara by flight. There are several flights form morning till late evening. Our guide and driver will pick you up from Lumbini airport and show you around Lumbini and then drop you back to the Lumbini international airport. Lumbini day trip could be customized with visit of Ramgram Stupa, Tilaurakot palace ruin and Kudan monastery ruins as well.

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Blog :

Highlights of Lumbini tour w/ pictures

Buddha Jayanti in Lumbini

Lumbini Buddhist circuit tour map

Lumbini, Kaplavastu Buddhist cirucit tour map

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Namobuddha Stupa, the thrid important stupa in Nepal

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It just takes 12 days to visit four Buddhist power places scattered in India and Nepal. Fly to Varanasi, India and then drive visiting the Buddhist pilgrimage sites of Sarnath (first sermon), Boudhgaya (place of Buddha’s enlightenment), Kushinagar (Mahaparinirvana) and finally drive to Nepal and visit Lumbini (birthplace) ending the tour with visits of Buddhist sites of Kathmandu.

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the exact birthplace of Buddha and the 1X3 miles Lumbini master plan

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Ramgram Stupa

Only undug Buddha relic Stupa our of the first 8 built right after Buddha's death.

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Visit Bodhgaya, Lumbini and other Buddhist pilgrimage sites of India and Nepal just in one week.

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Lumbini tour 12 days

with Pokhara & Chitwan

12 Days Nepal tour of Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan via Lumbini. Himalayan experience, tiger chase on the Asian Elephant and the enchantment of Lumbini. You can have it all with comfortable and smooth journey and best stay.

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Rent car to Lumbini

The Monk & the Sarus

A monk's effort to recreate harmony between human and nature in Lumbini
Harmony between human and nature in Lumbini

Book Flight to Lumbini

Ktm - Bhairahawa : US $ 116
Flight : 8:40, 16:10

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Optional Activities

Everest sightseeing flight.

Everest sightseeing Flight

The 1 hr. fixed wing Himalayan sightseeing flight is the best way to see Mt Everest and other peaks east of Kathmandu.
USD 250 230 till March
  • Window Seat
  • Everest View
  • Airport

News - Lumbini & Buddhism

Tilaurakot Palace
Tilaurakot Palace ruins have been going through series of excavation following the possibility of the site being enlisted by UNESCO. The area of 500 m by 405 m have been protected as the ancient Tilaurakot palace where Buddha spent 29 years as Price Siddhartha.
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Lumbini the world peace city
The new master plan for Lumbini in a shape of lotus spanning the area of 25 sq miles around the existing plan has been purposed by a Korean team. The plan has five circles - Buddha Zone (sacred place) at the center, encircled by Dharma Zone and then Sangha Zone, new rural villages and upasika and upasaka zone at the outer most circles. More >