Lumbini Cultural Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu.

    Arrival in Kathmandu Airport and Green Valley Nepal Treks airport representative transfer you to Hotel.

  • Day 2 Sightseeing.

    We take one hour scenic mountain flight early in the morning, which will take us to the top of the world to admire spectacular vista of Everest and all other 13 highest peaks in the world, all over 8,000m as well as hundreds of peaks over 6000m. After the scenic flight we will continue sightseeing in Kathmandu visiting Kapan monastery and significant temples and gompas of Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Swayambhunath. We will conclude the day with well deserved Welcome dinner.

  • Day 3 Flight to Lumbini.

     Early morning we will take one hour flight to Lumbini and visit Maya Devi temple, the archaeological reserve of Buddha’s birthplace including Lumbini Gardens, where Buddha conducted his teachings; we also will see Asoka Pillar and a number of other Buddhist related monuments; we will take the rickshaw ride to visit the monastic district. We will stay overnight in Lumbini.

  • Day 4 Visit Tilaurakot.

    Early morning we visit Tilaurakot, where Buddha spend 29 years of his sheltered life as a young price unaware of poverty and suffering outside the palace walls. We return to the hotel for a breakfast and drive to Chitwan for jungle safari program. The safari program includes many activities conducted over two days. Park rangers will schedule all activities. We finish the day enjoying sunset over the river and a drink in the bar located at the river banks and stay overnight in the jungle resort.

  • Day 5 Jungle safari activities.

    Second day of jungle safari activities will include elephant bathing, elephant riding and the opportunity to close encounters with these magnificent and highly intelligent creatures. You will be able to come close to elephant and interact with them including touching and patting. You will be amazed with their dexterity, gentleness and intelligence. You will be able to bathe in the river with the elephant. While riding elephants through the jungle we will hope to see rhinos, maybe tigers, dears, giant pythons and more. Rangers also arrange other activities such as nature walks, canoeing and bird watching. We will spend second night in the jungle resort.

  • Day 6 Flight back to Kathmandu.

    After breakfast Transfer to Bharatpur Airport Day 06: We will catch morning flight back to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel in Thamel, with which you should be familiar. This will be a day for your shopping in Thamel and personal discoveries of interesting corners, nooks and crannies in touristy but charming Thamel. You can also stroll to nearby Durbar Square. We will conclude your Highlight Tour of Nepal with a Farewell dinner.

  • Day 7 Final Departure.

    After breakfast we’ll arrange transfer to the Airport for your flight or alternatively you can join another tour.