Lumbini Nepal – the Birthplace of the Lord Budhha
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You will be provided with a close insight into the life of Lord Buddha and knowledge about the development of Buddhism in the Lumbini Tour Package. You will be well satisfied with the beauty of this fantastic paradise, Nepal.
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Lumbini is one of the most popular holiest pilgrimage places in the world and is located in Rupendehi District. Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, is now a UNESCO world heritage site. Exploring monasteries, trying different Indian/Nepali food in the street, riding a bicycle along the edges of rural terrain, and attending meditation classes are the major activities you can do in Lumbini.
Lumbini is the famous Buddhists Pilgrimage site, located in the Rupan Delhi district, Nepal. You can get the best meditation class at Lumbini in various meditation centers run by Buddhists Monks. You can explore the dynamic environment and enjoy yourself. Maya Devi Temple, discovered a few years ago, is the most beautiful part of Lumbini, which was dedicated to the mother of Lord Buddha.
This place is famous for the birthplace of Lord Buddha. This place is considered holy because Queen Maya Devi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautam in this place. Siddhartha Gautama lived roughly between 623 and 543 BCE, and he founded d Buddhism as Gautama Buddha.
The Lumbini Tour Package goes along with Maya Devi temple, Kudan, Devadaha, Aurorakot, Gotihawa, Tilaurakot, Sagarhawa, Niglihawa, and Ramagrama. This all bears great significance to the enlightenment, life, and death of Buddha. Lumbini consists of the number of temples, Monasteries, and many other constructions.
Puskarini, a holy pond where the Buddha’s mother took a bath before giving birth to Buddha, lies in Lumbini.
General Facts of Lumbini Tour:
Trip Days: 5 Days.
Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel (Can be upgraded as per requirement).
Tour Attraction: Most of the Buddhist Shrines of Lumbini, Maya Devi Temple
Trip Highlights of Lumbini Tour Package
- Lumbini is a birthplace of Lord Buddha.
- It is an ideal place to understand the early life of Buddha and the development of Buddhism.
- Lumbini preserves historical significant materials and facts.
- Lumbini possesses many new monasteries that are occupied by various nations. Myanmar Temple- Built with the contribution of Burmese Buddhists. The structure of the Monastery is attractive; it is white coated with a golden pinnacle at the top resembling as it is soaring to the sky. China Temple- Beautiful pagoda style temple. Korean Temple- Beautiful temple consisting of various reward able images of Lord Buddha.
- Buddhist followers from different countries have built artistic temples and Stupas around a peaceful garden.
- It is a central attraction for Buddhist pilgrimage tours in Nepal.
- Lumbini is truly a trekker’s paradise. Incredible Himalayan views, charming hill villages, many adorned temple as well as diverse wildlife are the wonder of this place.
Maya Devi Temple
Maya Devi temple is called as the spiritual heart of Lumbini. It is the spot where Queen Maya Devi gave birth to Lord Buddha in around 563 BC. The sacred garden is adjoined with this temple and has great importance as well. The garden comprises of Pillar of Ashoka, maroon- and saffron-robed monks, an old piece of stupas and the sacred Bodhi Tree, etc.
You can find a separate ticket inspection booth and entrance inside the temple premises. This place is well-secure as it is one of the famous religious sites in the world. You are not allowed to take photographs inside the Maya Devi temple, as you will see the hoarding board indicating the restriction of pictures. Inside the temple premises, you can see the drawing portraying the birth of Lord Buddha.
The Ashoka pillar is the oldest in Nepal and was erected by Emperor Ashoka (249 BC), who visited the park. You will see the sandstone carvings of the birth of Buddha. At that place, Queen Maya Devi was worshipped as a Hindu mother goddess. Beneath the stone, there is the spot where Buddha was born. This Maya Devi temple is regarded as the heart of Lumbini.
The Lumbini Garden:
The Lumbini garden is attached to the temple, where the stone pillar was erected by the Indian Emperor Ashoka around 245 BC. The garden saves the exact birthplace of Buddha. However, the entire area of the temple is called the garden.
It is the sacred pond where Maya Devi bathed before the birth of Buddha. There are the dots around the grounds, that shows the ruined foundation of huge bricks of stupas and monasteries, dated back to 2nd century to 9th Century AD. The pond lies to the south of the temple.
The famous Bodhi Tree:
The most colorful and decorated tree in Lumbini is “Bodhi Tree” that lies in the inside the temple premises. The physical outlook of a tree is decorated nicely and is characterized by heart-shaped leaves. The tree is famous as Lord Buddha achieved enlightenment in India. You can explore Maya Devi temple and meditate under the Bodhi tree in the hope of finding wisdom.
You can Visit Lumbini either by Flight or by Drive. Featured below is the short itinerary by flight:
Bhairahawa, being the nearest airport from Lumbini, it serves the flights from Kathmandu and Pokhara. There are daily flights operated from Kathmandu to Lumbini so that you can enjoy your Lumbini Tour package fully.
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival.
After you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu, Nepal, our office representative, will pick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel directly. Stroll around the vibrant city of Kathmandu in the evening.
Overnight at a deluxe 3-star hotel in Kathmandu
Day 02: Fly to Bhairawa from Kathmandu.
The actual tour begins from the 2nd day of the trip. After having early breakfast, you are supposed to get ready to fly to Bhairahawa. Bhairahawa Airport is around 25 mins flight from Kathmandu. This airport is closest (25 km) to the Lumbini. Then our representative will drive you to Lumbini and transfer you to Hotel at Lumbini. After having a short rest and refreshments in a hotel, you will be taken out for sightseeing in Lumbini.
Visit: Maya Devi Temple, Asoka Piller, The Lumbini Garden, Bodhi tree, museums, and monasteries of Lumbini.
Overnight at Lumbini.
Day 03: Kapilvastu Complex sightseeing.
The third day of the tour offers you Kapilvastu Sightseeing. Have early breakfast and drive to Kapilvastu at around 8:00 AM.
Visit : Kapilvastu, Niglihawa, Ramagram, Aurorakot, Kudan, Gotihawa, Ashoka Pillar.
Kapilvastu Kingdom Complex
Kudan is found around four.5 km south of Tilaurakot. It’s a large mound of structural ruins, and a pool close seems to be the ruins of stupas and monasteries.
Their area unit believed to be the Kasaya Stupa, wherever a Kasaya (monks wore yellow gown) was conferred to Lord Buddha. This can be wherever King Suddhodhana met Lord Buddha for the primary time once he came from cosmic enlightenment
Ramagram is called as the maternal home of Buddha. We can see the biggest stupa from here. It is said that it was built around 600 B.C. Ramagram is a brick mound on the bank of the Jharahi River. It is one of the eight Astha Dhatu(relics) of Lord Buddha and is 7 meters high.
Aurorakot may be a massive rectangular fortified space with the remains of associate ancient fosse and brick fortifications east of Niglihawa. Aurorakot is about 10 km northeast of Taulihawa.
It is a vital site that lies 7 km north of Taulihawa. It is the place where consists of broken pieces of Ashkan Pillar near to the large pond. It is believed that Kanakmuni Buddha was born, enlightened, and met his father in this place and is regarded as a significant religious place for Buddhists and research scholars.
Situated about 3.5 km north of Tilaurakot is Sagarhawa and is rectangular in structure. It lies west of the Banganga river.
Overnight at Lumbini.
Day 04: Fly back Bhairawa to Kathmandu.
Early breakfast at the hotel. Brief sightseeing in the surrounded area Then gets ready to drive to Bhairahawa. After that, take a domestic flight from Bhairahawa airport and arrive at Kathmandu. Have some refreshments in the hotel.
Visit Pashupatinath, Kathmandu square at midday.
Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 05: Final Departure.
On the last day, our representative wills drop-off to the TIA.
You can also opt for Lumbini Day tour from Pokhara.
Nevertheless, Nepal is a country full of religious and cultural beauty. You are always welcome to the land of Himalayas. Above the Himalaya, the team will assure you to make your journey worth able and successful.
You will get a chance to experience the life of Lord Buddha and gain knowledge about the development of Buddhism in the Lumbini Tour Package. You can see the 62 archaeological sites which are scattered outside the Lumbini Garden.
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