Lumbini half-day tour is quite interesting to visit Lumbini Garden and Monastic Zones with a professional guide. The 3 hours walking sightseeing starts every day through the UNESCO cultural world heritage site (1997). Enjoy a birthplace of Prince Siddhartha in 3 hours after, we drop off at a hotel or Bhairahawa Airport.
Lumbini half-day tour designed for time-limited tourists who live in Kathmandu and Lumbini. Take beautiful photos of the World Peace Stupa, holy pond, Ashokan Pillar, birds and the monasteries. Ask new thing seen or not seen in the tour guide. Read further information about the sightseeing place below.
Sacred Pond & Ashokan Pillar
The Sacred Pond where Mayadevi is said to have bathed before Siddhartha's birth. The restored form of a pond located nearby the Bodhi (Pipal) tree. The Ashokan Pillar situated nearby the Mayadevi Temple. That is approximate 50-60 ton heavy, excellent carving cylinder shaped, smooth rock believed brought by Emperor Ashok in 249 BC. The evidence of the Birthplace of Prince Gautama in Pali language with stone inscription. 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 carved mantra, Om Mani Padme Hum is there.
Maya Devi Temple
Maya Devi Temple located nearby the Sacred Pond where is a marker stone in a bulletproof glass that is believed an exact birthplace of Prince Siddhartha. Once there was a large Bodhi tree, however, it damaged the temple, later it cut down and restored by Chinese pilgrims. 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.
Monastic Zone & Others
Walkthrough a world peace lamp to the monastic zones of 42 plots, including traditional monastery with Vajrayana and Theravada Buddhism that represents different countries such as German, Chinese, Burmese, Mahabodhi Society and Thailand with different architectures. The museum, Lumbini village, and surrounding environment are noticeable.