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Lumbini half-day tour

Trip Cost: USD 60

Lumbini half-day tour is 3 hours of sightseeing daily at 9 a.m. with a skilled guide and car. Later, return either to your hotel or Bhairahawa Airport. Inside the Lumbini complex, walk or hire an electric rickshaw to explore the cultural UNESCO World Heritage site (1997). This must-see, most sacred birthplace of Prince Siddhartha is quite impressive. We visit Lumbini Garden, Monastic Zones, and Lumbini Village with a professional guide. 

Lumbini half-day tour designed for time-limited tourists either live in Kathmandu or Lumbini. When a pleasant weather flight from Kathmandu lands at Bhairahawa Airport, transfer to the heritage site in one hour. We capture beautiful photos of the World Peace Stupa, holy pond, lotus flower, Ashokan Pillar, various birds, and several monasteries. Tourists can ask about seen or unseen things with their guide. The visitors have an empty mind to this sacred international pilgrimage site. Our further information about the specific sightseeing place is below. 

Sacred Pond & Ashokan Pillar 

This Sacred Pond is where Mayadevi is said to have bathed before Siddhartha's birth. It is between the Bodhi (Pipal) tree and the Mayadevi Temple. Ashokan Pillar is an estimated 50-60 ton heavy, excellent carved cylinder-shaped rock installed by Emperor Ashok in 249 BC. This pillar has written evidence of Prince Gautama's birthplace engraved in the Pali language. This pillar has a little crack, damaged by a thunderbolt in the 7th century. King Ripu Mall also visited in 1312 to leave proof of the carved mantra, Om Mani Padme Hum of the Pillar. 

Maya Devi Temple 

Entry of Gate Number 5 to Maya Devi Temple is near the Sacred Pond and Ashokan Pillar. The marker stone in a bulletproof glass represented the exact birthplace of Prince Siddhartha. Once, a large Bodhi tree damaged the temple renovated by Chinese pilgrims while they visited the 4th to 7th centuries. Annually, Hindus and Buddhists celebrate the birth anniversary of Buddha on the full moon day of Baisakh at this temple. This nativity sculpture is the presentation of delivery time to Prince Siddhartha. 

Monastic Zone & More 

Walk through the World Peace Lamp to reach 42 plots of monastic zones. There are traditionally built exciting various countries monasteries in Vajrayana and Theravada Buddhism, including German, Chinese, Burmese, Mahabodhi Society and Thailand. Beyond this museum, Lumbini Village, Sarus Crane and Birds Conservations are remarkable. Nipponjan Myohoji built the Lumbini Peace Pagoda (41.5 meters in height, 59 meters in diameter) in 2001 AD with 1 million US dollars. Go from Gate Number 3 to the Peace Pagoda. 

Trip Cost Includes

  • All entrance fees during tour.
  • Professional tour guide.
  • Salary to guide and driver.
  • Car with hotels pick and drop.

Trip Cost Excludes

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

Trip Facts

  • Duration: 3:00 hours
  • Depature Date: Everyday
  • Start/End: Lumbini
  • Best Season: September to May