Lumbini full-day tour is an interesting sightseeing trip with a professional guide and proper vehicle in the UNESCO world heritage sites, Lumbini Garden, Monastic Zones, Lumbini Village, and Tilaurakot (27 km west of Lumbini). The trip starts every day 9 o’clock in the morning at the tourist hotel. Enjoy a little walking during the sightseeing. After the 6-hour’s trip, we drop off at a hotel or Bhairahawa Airport.
Lumbini full-day tour offers a beautiful photograph, including heritage monuments, terraced fields, sunrise, and sunset view. A guide briefs a history, culture, and things seen and not seen. Read the further information below.
Sacred Pond & Ashokan Pillar
Maya Devi is the mother of Prince Siddhartha, is said to have bathed in the Sacred Pond. The Bodhi tree is nearby the pond. The 50-60 ton heavy Ashokan Pillar established by Emperor Ashok in 249 BC. Read the evidence of the Birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama with a stone inscription in Pali language. The crack middle portion of the pillar is said, destroyed by a thunderbolt in the 7th century. King Ripu Mall also visited in 1312 with an evidence carving mantra, Om Mani Padme Hum can see there.
Maya Devi Temple
Maya Devi Temple located Nearby the Ashokan Pillar, with a marker stone in a bulletproof glass that is believed an exact birthplace of Prince Siddhartha. Every year in Baisakh on the full moon day held a festival by The Buddhist and Hindu pilgrims at Maya Devi Temple. The nativity sculpture is interesting with an action of a delivery time of the Prince. There are ancient ruins inside the temple.
Monastic Zone & Others
Walkthrough the world peace lamp to the monastic zones of 42 plots. The traditional monastery in Vajrayana and Theravada Buddhism represents different countries architecture, including German, Chinese, Burmese, Mahabodhi Society and Thailand. The museum, Lumbini village, and surrounding environment are noticeable.
Tilaurakot is a palace of King Suddhodhana where Prince Siddhartha spent his first 29 years that is 27 km west of Lumbini Garden. A car takes one hour to visit the ancient ruins, the grove of trees, Stupa of the King Suddodhana and Queen Mayadevi, museum and west gate of the palace. Drive back to a hotel or Bhairahawa Airport for Kathmandu.