Lumbini is one of the historical Buddhist sites of Nepal. It is one world heritage site in Nepal out of ten different world heritage sites in Nepal. Lumbini lies in southwest Nepal from Kathmandu. It is in the 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 visiting 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 a height of 150m above 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 is close to Lumbini. Tilaurakot was the capital of this state. Here was the palace of the king in which the 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 cafés, restaurants and bars for food. You can hire cars and rickshaws 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. On the second day, you have a 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 the same day after lunch and drive to Chitwan or Kathmandu the next morning.
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