7 days
Duration
All Year Round
Best Dates

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In Kathmandu – Lumbini tour, you will experience the highlights of the ancient valley of Kathmandu including their bustling colorful markets. You will also spend a night in Nagarkot, which is the best vantage point to view the peaks and offer beautiful sunrise view perfectly suited for a couple or a family. Traveling to these places will help you get completely acquainted with the different facets of Nepal.

It is combined with tour of Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha which is the pilgrimage destination of the world’s millions of Buddhists. We will also take you to Tialurakot to see the former palace of Buddha whcih is 29 Km away from Lumbini.


This tour will come with a guide in Kathmandu and Lumbini.

Highlights

  • Visit Ancient Durbar Squares in Kathmandu
  • Visit Swayambhunath and Boudhanath Stupa, visit Pashupatinath Temple
  • Relax in Nagarkot with the scenary of Himalayas
  • Visit Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha
  • Visit Tialaurakot, a former palace of Buddha
SEASON March to May, September to December
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Kathmandu Airport
PLEASE CONTACT US BEFORE DEPARTURE Please call us or email us 14 days before with flight details so we can arrange pick up and drop off from Kathmandu Airport
INCLUDED
Arrival pick up and drop off
All internal transfers
Domestic flight to/from Bhairahawa
Tour guide in Kathmandu and Lumbini
Basic first aid kit
 Accommodation in a 4 star hotel in Kathmandu and Nagarkot
 Breakfast
NOT INCLUDED
International flights
Kathmandu food lunch & dinner
Tips for porter, guide & other
Personal expenses in Kathmandu
Personal medication
Medical insurance including medical evaluation
Alcoholic beverages and personal snacks during the trip
Visa fees & Travel insurance
Airport taxes
Anything else not specified in the ‘included costs’ section above

Essential trip information:

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Day 1

Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
You will be picked up from the airport by our company representative and transferred to the hotel in Thamel, the tourist city in Kathmandu. If you arrive in the morning, you will have plenty of time to explore the Kathmandu valley.
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Day 2

Kathmandu Valley Tour.
After an early breakfast, we head towards the famous Pashupatinath Temple, followed by Boudhanath Stupa, one of the largest and oldest Buddhist stupas in Nepal. Then we visit Bhaktapur, a historic city of Nepal. The Durbar Square of the city exhibits amazing temples, depicting Victorian style of architecture.

Later in the day we embark on a journey to Nagarkot. There is an overnight stay at the resort here.

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Day 3

Return to Kathmandu.
Enjoy a mesmerizing sunrise at Nagarkot and return to Kathmandu. The Kathmandu Durbar Square is a treasure island of palaces of the Malla and Shah dynasty. Climb the hill to visit Swayambhunath Stupa and get a panoramic view of Kathmandu. The Kumari Temple is unique; the shrine of the virgin goddess.

You will love the simple rickshaw ride through the old lanes of Kathmandu which takes you to Thamel, a local restaurant, where you can relish authentic Nepalese food.

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Day 4

Lumbini Sightseeing.
Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Buddha. This Buddhist pilgrimage is a World Heritage Site. The place also has the Manakamana Temple which is considered to fulfill the wishes of the devotees.

We will leave for Lumbini in the morning after breakfast. You will be taken to the hotel where you can rest for some time. Rest of the day stroll through the sprawling Lumbini Garden, visiting the Maya Devi temple; the temple has an amazing base sculpture in which Maya Devi is found to be holding a Pipal Tree and giving birth to Buddha, who is seen standing on a Lotus pedestal.
There is an overnight stay at Lumbini.

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Day 5

Tilaurkot Sightseeing.
This is an archaeological place where Lord Buddha is said to have spent time as a Shakya Prince. Besides the shrines, monasteries and stupas, visit the Kapilvastu Museum, which treasures the pottery, jewelry and ornaments of ancient times.
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Day 6

Return to Kathmandu.
Today we return to Kathmandu and spend the day as per own wish. There is an overnight stay at Kathmandu.
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Day 7

Departure from Kathmandu.
Today we leave Nagarkot and head towards Kathmandu airport. This journey of 35 miles is through the small hamlets of the hills. If there is sometime before the flight you are taken to Thamel.

Gear required:

  • T-shirts
  • Warm clothing for the evenings
  • Sunglasses and a cap
  • Towel and Toiletries
  • Personal medication
  • Footwear
  • Personal entertainment items

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Kathmandu / Lumbini Tour
Kathmandu / Lumbini Tour