Lumbini is one of the historical Buddhist sites of Nepal. It is one world heritage site of Nepal from out of ten different world heritage sites of Nepal. Lumbini lies in south-west Nepal from Kathmandu. It is in Rupandehi district. There are four main Buddhist pilgrimage sites, Lumbini is one of them because the Buddha was born here in 563 BC. There are thousands of tourists and Buddhist pilgrims visit this place.
There are buses from Kathmandu and Pokhara to get to Lumbini or fly from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa. Bhairahawa is closer to India and Nepal's border Sunauli. Lumbini is about 205 km from Kathmandu. Lumbini was listed as a world heritage site in 1997. It is a warm place with height 150m above the sea level, so visiting in summer will be quite hot. September to February is the best time to visit this place. If you have one extra day, you may also visit Tilaurakot from here which close to Lumbini. Tilaurakot was the capital of this state. Here was the palace of the king in which family Buddha was born. There are hundreds of monasteries, stupas and Buddhist monuments to see. Maya Devi temple, peace flame, Ashokan pillar and Lumbini garden are other attractions of Lumbini for visitors.
There are lots of Hotels and guest houses for tourists from budget and standard and numerous café, restaurants and bars for foods. You can hire cars and rickshaw easily to visit the place from near where you stay in Lumbini. You can drive to Lumbini from Kathmandu and stay overnight in Hotel first day. The second day, you have full day Lumbini tour including Tilaurakot and you will drive back the next morning after your breakfast to Kathmandu or Pokhara. If you drive from Pokhara you may do the one-night program there. You drive to Lumbini from Pokhara and visit Lumbini same day after lunch and drive to Chitwan or Kathmandu next morning.
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