Kathmandu Valley and Lumbini Tour Package

Kathmandu Valley and Lumbini Tour Package


Kathmandu Valley and Lumbini are two UNESCO World Heritage Sites defined by the religious and cultural heritage they carry. Their religious sentiments are reflected in the architectural designs and monuments.

Kathmandu Valley

Kathmandu Valley, influenced by Newari culture, epitomizes the blending of architecture and culture. Most of the religious sites can be seen decked with pagoda-style designs in all three Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan cities. All three cities have Durbar Square, an ancient palace for the then-ruling dynasties of Kathmandu Valley. These Durbar Squares hold many important temples and sites, such as Kumari Ghar, Kasthamandap Temple, Nyatapola Temple, Krishna Mandir,Bhimsen Temple, Shiva Mandir, etc.

Swayambhunath Temple stands atop a hill that looks over the Kathmandu Valley. The Swayambhunath Stupa towers over and radiates magnificence with its Buddha eyes. An important holy site for both Hindus and Buddhists, the Swayambhunath Temple holds many temples and monasteries dedicated to Gautama Buddha.

Similar to Swayambhunath, Boudhanath Temple is also an important holy site for Buddhists. Filled with mani wheels and monasteries, Boudhanath has a similar aesthetic.

Pashupatinath Temple is a major Hindu temple on the banks of the Bagmati River. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, it is famous for its Shiva linga and shrines. Other temples include Panch Deval (Five Temples), Bachhareshwari Temple, and Ram Temple.


In the heart of southern Nepal lies Lumbini, a sacred oasis that transcends time and religion. This hallowed ground, where Lord Buddha drew his first breath, emanates a profound serenity that has captivated seekers of enlightenment for centuries.

As you step onto the verdant expanse of the Lumbini Garden, a palpable sense of reverence envelops you. Here, amidst the fragrant blossoms and swaying trees, stands the Maya Devi Temple, a timeless monument erected at the very spot where the blessed prince Siddhartha Gautama was born to Queen Maya.

The air resounds with the gentle chanting of mantras, carried on the breeze from the countless monasteries that adorn the landscape. Each one, a testament to the universal appeal of Buddha's teachings, bears the architectural imprint of its homeland, creating a harmonious tapestry of cultures united by a common spiritual thread.

At the heart of this serene sanctuary lies the Pushkarni Pond, a mirror of tranquility that reflects the azure skies above. It is here that Queen Maya is said to have bathed before giving birth, imbuing the waters with a sacred significance that draws pilgrims from far and wide.

When you lay eyes on the towering Ashoka Pillar, the immense monumental structure constructed by the mighty emperor Ashoka, you can nearly feel the profound historical significance it carries.

Its inscriptions whisper tales of the Buddha's life, inviting you to ponder the timeless wisdom that has guided countless souls towards enlightenment.

Beyond the sacred precincts, Lumbini reveals its natural wonders, such as the Lumbini Crane Sanctuary, where the graceful birds take flight against the backdrop of verdant wetlands. In the distance, the World Peace Pagoda stands as a beacon of hope, its towering spire a reminder of the universal yearning for harmony that the Buddha himself embodied.

Lumbini is more than just a pilgrimage site; it is a living testament to the enduring power of compassion, a sanctuary where the spirit of the Enlightened One resides, guiding all who seek solace and enlightenment along the path he once trod.

Itinerary Details

Day 1: Arrival at the Kathmandu airport

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, a dedicated representative will warmly welcome you to Nepal. You'll be swiftly escorted to your hotel, where you can relax and unwind after your journey. Once settled in, our team will provide a comprehensive briefing about the exciting itinerary planned for your stay, ensuring you're fully prepared to embark on your Nepalese adventure.

Overnight stay at hotel on BB basis.


Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu City

Today, we embark on a captivating journey through the cultural heart of Kathmandu City, immersing ourselves in the rich tapestry of history and spirituality that defines this vibrant metropolis. Our first stop is Kathmandu Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that serves as the historic and cultural hub of the city. Here, we'll marvel at the ancient palaces, temples, and courtyards adorned with intricate carvings and statues, bearing witness to centuries of royal history and architectural brilliance.

As we wander through the labyrinthine alleys of the square, we'll explore the various temples and shrines that dot its premises, each with its own fascinating stories and religious significance. From the towering Taleju Temple to the exquisite Kumari Ghar, home to the living goddess Kumari, every corner of Kathmandu Durbar Square offers a glimpse into Nepal's rich cultural heritage.

In the afternoon, our exploration continues with visits to three of Kathmandu's most iconic religious sites. First, we'll ascend the steps to Swayambhunath, also known as the "Monkey Temple," perched atop a hill overlooking the Kathmandu Valley. Here, we'll be greeted by the all-seeing eyes of the Buddha stupa and the playful antics of the resident monkeys, as we soak in panoramic views of the city below.

Next, we'll journey to the sacred banks of the Bagmati River to visit Pashupatinath, one of the most revered Hindu temples in Nepal. Here, devotees gather to pay homage to Lord Shiva amidst the rituals and ceremonies that unfold along the riverbanks, offering a profound glimpse into the spiritual heart of Nepal.

Our final stop of the day is Boudhanath Temple, one of the largest stupas in the world and a center of Tibetan Buddhism in Kathmandu. Encircled by prayer flags and bustling with pilgrims and monks, Boudhanath exudes an aura of serenity and devotion that invites us to pause and reflect on the interconnectedness of all beings.

As we conclude our day of exploration, we'll carry with us the memories of the ancient wonders and sacred sites that we've encountered, each a testament to the enduring spirit of Kathmandu City and the timeless wisdom of Nepal's cultural heritage.

Overnight stay at hotel on BB basis.


Day 3: Visit Bhaktapur City and Patan City

Today promises a journey through time as we explore the ancient cities of Bhaktapur and Patan, each brimming with architectural wonders and cultural treasures. Our day begins with visits to the Durbar Squares of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur, where we'll be immersed in the grandeur of centuries-old palaces, temples, and courtyards adorned with intricate carvings and statues.

From there, our exploration takes us deeper into the heart of Bhaktapur City, where we'll discover a wealth of temples and monuments that showcase the rich cultural heritage of the Newar community. Highlights include the ornate Golden Temple, dedicated to the Hindu goddess Bhagwati, and the exquisite Krishna Mandir, renowned for its intricate woodcarvings and elaborate architecture.

Continuing our journey, we'll marvel at the towering Nyatapola Temple, a masterpiece of Newari craftsmanship that stands as a symbol of strength and resilience. With its five-tiered pagoda structure and intricate sculptures, this ancient temple is a testament to the enduring spiritual legacy of Bhaktapur.

As we venture into the charming streets of Patan City, we'll encounter even more architectural gems, including the historic Durbar Square and the majestic Patan Museum. Here, we'll delve into the artistic and cultural legacy of the Newar people, exploring centuries-old sculptures, paintings, and artifacts that offer insight into Nepal's rich history.

Our day of discovery culminates at the revered Changunarayan Temple, one of the oldest Hindu temples in the Kathmandu Valley. Perched atop a hill overlooking the lush countryside, this sacred site invites us to reflect on the timeless spirituality and cultural heritage of Nepal.

As we bid farewell to Bhaktapur and Patan, we'll carry with us the memories of the ancient wonders and hidden treasures that we've encountered, each a testament to the enduring spirit of Nepal's cultural heritage.

Overnight stay at hotel on BB basis.


Day 4: Flight to Bhairahawa

Our journey continues with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa, where upon arrival, we'll be whisked away to our hotel to refresh and recharge. After settling in, we embark on an enlightening exploration of Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha.

Our first stop is the sacred Maya Devi Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that marks the exact spot where Queen Maya Devi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama, who later became known as the Buddha. Here, we'll pay homage to this revered site and immerse ourselves in the tranquil ambiance of spirituality and reverence.

Next, we'll visit the Ashoka Pillar, an ancient monument erected by the Indian Emperor Ashoka to commemorate his visit to Lumbini and his devotion to Buddhism. Standing tall and proud amidst the serene surroundings, the Ashoka Pillar serves as a symbol of peace and unity, inspiring all who visit.

Continuing our journey, we'll explore the magnificent World Peace Pagoda, a towering structure that embodies the universal message of peace and harmony. Set against the backdrop of lush greenery and serene ponds, the pagoda invites us to reflect on the timeless teachings of compassion and understanding.

Surrounding the World Peace Pagoda, we'll discover a myriad of monasteries representing different Buddhist traditions from around the world. From the serene simplicity of Tibetan monasteries to the ornate beauty of Thai temples, each monastery offers a unique glimpse into the diverse tapestry of Buddhist culture and philosophy.

As we conclude our day of exploration in Lumbini, we'll carry with us the profound sense of peace and enlightenment that permeates this sacred site, leaving us inspired and uplifted by the timeless teachings of the Buddha.

Overnight stay at hotel on full board basis.


Day 5: Flight back to Kathmandu and Departure

After a fulfilling breakfast, we bid farewell to the serene beauty of Lumbini and board an early flight back to Kathmandu. Upon our return, you'll have the freedom to enjoy your time as you please, with no set itinerary to follow. Whether you choose to explore the bustling streets of Thamel, indulge in some last-minute souvenir shopping, or simply relax and soak in the ambiance of this vibrant city, the choice is yours.

As the time for departure approaches, our dedicated airport representative will ensure a seamless transition as they transfer you to the airport according to your flight schedule. As you prepare to leave Nepal, may the memories of your journey linger in your heart, and may the spirit of adventure continue to guide your travels wherever you may go. Until we meet again, farewell and safe travels!

Overnight stay at hotel on BB plan.


Day 6: Final departure

Rest assured, our airport representative will be on standby to ensure a smooth and hassle-free departure as per your flight schedule. They will accompany you to the airport, providing assistance every step of the way to ensure your journey from Nepal is as seamless as possible. Your comfort and convenience are our top priorities, and we're here to make sure your departure from Nepal is stress-free and memorable.

Meals includes breakfast.



Trip Inclusion

What is included?

  • All airport pick up and drop by private transportation.
  • Kathmandu to Bhairahawa and back to Kathmandu by flight.
  • All necessary transport as per the itinerary.
  • First aid and medical kit.
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu with guide.
  • Kathmandu accommodation -4N BB Plan.
  • Lumbini accommodation-1N BB Plan.
  • Bhairahawa - Lumbini jeep.
  • Lumbini sightseeing with guide.
  • Entrance fee.

What is not included?

  • Personal expenses,bar bills,tips,travel insurence.
  • International air fare to and from Nepal.
  • Personal travel and health insurance.
  • Emergency evacuation. 
  • Extra expenses due to flight delay, strikes, weather condition or any events which is out of control.
  • Anything not included in Includes column.


All conditions stated in the itinerary are for the visitors who prefer full package programme. At the same time, we also serve you based on your choice. The selection of itineraries and the staff depends on your choice and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement regarding your interest and financial condition.

Trip Price

US $ 915 per person

Trip Summary

Trip Information

  • Trip Duration : 5 days, 4 nights days
  • Best Season : January to June & September to December
  • Country : Nepal
  • Group size : Min 1

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