Trip Details
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Tour
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Jeep
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Group Size: 15
Highlights

The exquisitely pristine surroundings, serene ponds, centuries-long civilization and ideology, of course, will let them acknowledge the ecstasy of life here. Lumbini is not merely an awe-inspiring for the tourists but also for the learners, archaeologists, historians, researchers, and pilgrims.  The notable attractions for the tourist attractions of Lumbini are the Sacred Garden, Maya Devi Temple, Puskani Pond, Ashokan Pillar, Buddha Temple, and Lumbini Museum.

 Explore the Sacred Garden where Buddha was born. The Ashoka Pillar in the garden has an inscription on it which proves that Buddha was born in Lumbini. Visit the museum and observe  some religious manuscripts, terracotta fragments and stone and metal sculptures from ages ago .

Hence, the tour to the birthplace of Lord Buddha is catered to the tour enthusiasts with distinctive spiritual charm and excitement. A pilgrimage-like Buddhist Circuit Tours pleases you greatly.

Buddist circuit tours  designed by the Magic Expedition and Tours is to explore all the major places related to Buddhism  in Nepal and the highlights of the place where Buddha was born. Lumbini is a world-wide recognized as one the most sacred world heritage sites which has been enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage site. Lumbini is located in Kapilvastu district and Lumbini is  a small town in the southern Terai plains is 306kms from Kathmandu where Lord Buddha was born in 623 BC in Lumbini. Thousands of Buddhists followers come to Lumbini and undertake Buddhist Circuit Tours. After the visit Lumbini abeing a part of Buddhist Circuit Tours, they themselves feel transcended and enlightened massively.

Buddhist Circuit Tours
Major Highlights
The exquisitely pristine surroundings, serene ponds, centuries-long civilization and ideology, of course, will let them acknowledge the ecstasy of life here. Lumbini is not merely an awe-inspiring for the tourists but also for the learners, archaeologists, historians, researchers, and pilgrims.  The notable attractions for the tourist attractions of Lumbini are the Sacred Garden, Maya Devi Temple, Puskani Pond, Ashokan Pillar, Buddha Temple, and Lumbini Museum.

The Sacred Garden where Buddha was born converges on the Ashoka pillar, which marks an inscription identifying the spot as the birthplace of Buddha. Moreover, we can see some religious manuscripts, terracotta fragments and stone and metal sculptures from ages ago in Lumbini Museum.

Hence, the tour to the birthplace of Lord Buddha is catered to the tour enthusiasts with distinctive charm and excitement. A pilgrimage-like Buddhist Circuit Tours pleases you greatly.
Different travelers have different minds; it means different perspectives on traveling. Accordingly, considering such different preferences for travelling according to their budget and timeframe, this trip program also can be customized.

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel

Today will be the very first day that you step in Nepal for the trip. Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be received by our representative at the airport. We meet and greet you at the airport and take a short drive to hotel. It is around 30 mins drive from the airport to the hotel. There may some hassles like offering a taxi or hotel or something like that. Do go with them. And sometimes, in international flight, your luggage may be missing. Be very careful. We hope it will not disturb your trip.

After your arrival at the hotel, you will get refreshed and we will have a short orientation meeting regarding the trip. We will introduce you to your guide or trip leader. For this, be with 4 pieces of recent pp sized photographs, a copy of passport, and copy of travel insurance. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

  • BF / Lunch / Dinner
  • Hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1400m

Today, we visit three sacred Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Kathmandu Valley. This is a guided sightseeing tour with a private vehicle. First, we undertake a cultural and spiritual visit to Swyambhunath stupa, also famous for Monkey Temple, the oldest temple or stupa in the cultural history of Nepal. You will certainly find yourself fortunate to explore 200 years old art and architecture. The Swyambhunath Stupa is the very point within the valley to capture the entire view of Kathmandu valley and some fabulous mountain views. The monkeys, holy prayer flags, the centuries-old art, and architecture, the serenity of the forest in the premises make this visit more delightful.

Boudhanath is another invaluable Buddhist attraction of the valley. It is the biggest stupa in the world located at Bouddha in Nepal and it attracts thousands of visitors every year from the world. Especially, BouddhanathStupa is invaluably a sacred pilgrimage for Buddhist followers. This massive stupa delights everyone who visits it.

After this visit to Bouddhanath, we drive to the Kapan Monastery. We see monasteries, colorful prayer flags, serene surroundings, and the more. We also visit Buddhist school and meditations centers here and, finally, back to the Hotel.

  • BF / Lunch / Dinner
  • Hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1400m

Namo Buddha is situated atop the hill above Panauti and requires either drive or good hike for 4-5 hours to get there, the walk is recommended to visit this place. However, majority of the tourists love driving. The monasteries, school for Buddhism, peaceful surroundings, awe-inspiring landscapes, and fabulous mountain views, colorful prayer flags, and holy monks are the major highlights of Namobuddha. We see a few tigers on the premises of Namobuddha which carry a significant myth. According to the myth, one of the incarnations of Buddha fed his flesh to the tigress and her starving cubs. You will spend the overnight at the hotel run by Namobuddha Development Trust.

  • BF / Lunch / Dinner
  • Lodge
  • Namo Buddha

Leave Namobuddha early in the morning because we are driving or flying to Lumbini today. Actually, we are not directly flying to Lumbini. We first fly to Bhairahawa then drive to Lumbini. We take a flight of 35 minutes from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa airport and from there we drive for 30  to to get to Lumbini. You can also drive to Lumbini directly (321 km / 8 hrs) from Kathmandu with private vehicle or luxury tourist bus. After your arrival in Lumbini, you will visit the Mayadevi Temple in the evening. (Birth Place Of Buddha) Overnight Stay in Lumbini.

  • BF / Lunch / Dinner
  • Hotel
  • Lumbini

Today, we visit religious and archeological sites of Tilaurakot, Gotihawa, Kudan, Siddharthanagar, Niglihara, SagarhawamAurorakot. This is a completely guided sightseeing tour. The professional and experienced guide will tell you about every place you visit and you can make the pictures too. Visiting holy monasteries and sacred sites will make today’s tour more delightful. Overnight Stay in Lumbini.

  • BF / Lunch / Dinner
  • Hotel
  • Lumbini

Begin drive after breakfast. On the way, you will visit Ramgrama which is the brick mound on the bank of the Jharahi River. It is a seven-meter high brick stupa consisting of relic (one of the eight asthadhatu) of Lord Buddha. Actually, the Stupa was built by the king of Ramgrama, who was the eighth king to obtain the Buddha's relics. After this exploration of Ramgram, we, finally drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight Stay at Kathmandu.

  • BF / Lunch / Dinner
  • Hotel
  • Kathmandu

According to your international flight schedule, we will drop you to the airport for the onward flight towards your country or next destination.

  • Bf
  • NON
  • Kathmandu

What to Expect

  • Accommodation with Breakfast
  • Private Car / Jeep for Local Sightseeing
  • Entrance fee for visiting Monastery and Temple
  • Local city guide
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Lunch and Dinner.
  • Guide Tips