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Lumbini full-day tour

Trip Cost: USD 120

Lumbini full-day tour starts daily at 8 a.m. from Lumbini and Bhairahawa. The excursion joins family and group with a professional guide and private vehicle. We drive to the UNESCO World Heritage Site gate, then walk or hire an auto-rickshaw. The tour led to Lumbini Garden, Monastic Zones, Lumbini Village, and Tilaurakot Palace. Participants enjoy a little walking with photographs during the sightseeing tour. 

Lumbini's full-day tour is a must-see international spiritual tour collecting information on the sacred birthplace of Buddha and Tilaurakot Palace, where Prince Siddhartha spent his first 29 years. The lowland Terai region of Nepal is remarkable with its local settlements, highway towns, ancient heritage monuments, terraced fields, and sunrise with sunset view. Our knowledgeable tourist guide describes Lumbini's history and culture with all kinds of seen and unseen things. The sightseeing will be 6 hours afterwards, drive to the hotel or Bhairahawa Airport. Further visiting places information is below. 

Sacred Pond & Ashokan Pillar 

The mother of Prince Siddhartha, Maya Devi, is said to have bathed in this Sacred Pond. There is a 50-to-60-ton Ashokan Pillar near the holy pond. Indian Emperor Ashok brought the Pillar in 249 BC with an inscription in the Pali Language. This evidence certified Siddhartha Gautama's birthplace. The thunderbolt cracked to the Pillar in the 7th century. King Ripu Mall of Nepal also visited Lumbini in 1312 with an evidence-carving mantra, Om Mani Padme Hum. There is a Bodhi tree near the Sacred Pond. 

Maya Devi Temple (Birthplace of Buddha) 

Maya Devi Temple was established near Ashokan Pillar in the 3rd century BC, with a marker stone, bestowing the exact birthplace of Prince Siddhartha. Buddhist and Hindu pilgrims at this temple celebrate the full moon day of Baisakh, the birth anniversary of Buddha. There is a nativity sculpture with an act of the prince at delivery time. Also, ancient ruins lay inside the temple. 

Monastic Zone & Others 

There is a world peace lamp and a statue of Buddha in the monastic zones of 42 plots. This Vajrayana and Theravada Buddhism related to different countries by the monasteries, such as the German, Chinese, Burmese, Mahabodhi Society and Thailand. There is a museum, Lumbini village, and an outstanding bird sanctuary. 


Tilaurakot palace of King Suddhodhana in Kapilvastu, where Prince Siddhartha spent his first 29 years, is 27 km west of Lumbini Garden (one-hour road). This ancient Palace has ancient ruins, a grove of trees, the Stupa of King Suddodhana and Queen Mayadevi, a museum and the west gate of the Palace. We drive back to a hotel in Lumbini and Bhairahawa. 

Trip Cost Includes

  • Entrance fees during the tour.
  • Professional tour guide.
  • Salary to guide and driver.
  • Car with hotels pick up and drop.

Trip Cost Excludes

  • Personal expenses.
  • Lunch and drink.
  • Tip to guide and driver.

Trip Facts

  • Duration: 6:00 hours
  • Max. Altitude: 150 m/Lumbini
  • Start/End: Lumbini
  • Departure Date: Everyday 8/9 AM
  • Best Season: September to May