Kathmandu and Lumbini Tours

Kathmandu and Lumbini Tours
Depth Cultural Tours
  • Trip Grade
  • Group Size
    Min. 2 Person. 
  • Meals
  • Accommodation
    Luxury Hotels 
  • Best Time
    All Year Around 
Featured Trip
All Inclusive Price: $950USD

Trip Overview

Get ready for an insightful journey with Kathmandu and Lumbini Tours! This five days journey consolidates visiting iconic landmarks of Kathmandu and the sacred sites of Lumbini. Letting travelers appreciate the outstanding arts adorned Nepal’s major cultural sites, the journey eventually brings travelers to enjoy the peaceful ambiance of Lumbini. Overall, it is an eye-opening tour that permits travelers to immerse themselves in the finest landmarks of Nepal.

The Kathmandu and Lumbini Tours commence with an insightful tour of cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu. The guided sightseeing tours entail visiting the majestic Pashupatinath temple, a sacred place for Hindu devotees. Similarly, the tour also consists of visiting the Boudhanath stupa and Swayambhunath stupa. Holy for Buddhists, Boudhanath gathers many pilgrims, and Swayambhu, on the other hand, is divine for both Hindus and Buddhists. After touring religious shrines, the tour also entails visiting museum-like Kathmandu Durbar Square. Embellished with small temples and huge palaces, the palace area is home to the living goddess Kumari.

After the fascinating tour of world heritage sites in Kathmandu, the tour continues to Lumbini. Lumbini famous for being the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha is a pilgrimage site for Hindus, Buddhists, and Jain alike. Besides the religious aspects, Lumbini flaunts beautiful monasteries and gumbas built by different Buddhist nations in the world. This holistic place is peaceful and tranquil, even though it constantly bustles with pilgrims. Admire the Maya Devi temple, the garden, the Ashoka pillar, and several beautiful monasteries.

Overall, this short tour encompasses evoking and admiring fabulous historical creations of Nepal built thousands of years ago.

Highlights of Kathmandu and Lumbini Tours

  • Luxury accommodation all through the tours
  • An experienced, knowledgeable, professional, and English-speaking guide assists your tour.
  • Scenic flight to Bhairahawa and spot the difference in weather as well as physical terrain of Kathmandu and Chitwan
  • Visit the architectural marvels of Kathmandu and observe the fine artistic details that adorn the historical landmarks.
  • Explore the birthplace of Lord Buddha, where he spent 29 years of his life living an ascetic life
  • Take a tour of the Maya Devi temple, several monasteries and temples, and beautiful gardens.

Best Time

The best time for Kathmandu and Lumbini tours is all year round. Everybody can visit any time of the year to appreciate the beauty amass in the historical sites of Nepal. Thus, there is no wrong time for this tour. Summer/monsoon season weather may be harsh due to hot climatic conditions. But it is nothing unbearable. Other than that, visiting Kathmandu and Lumbini Tour is possible during all seasons.

Alternative Tours

Nepal Hiking Team offers several other short tours for quick gateway lookers. We have five days Kathmandu and Pokhara tour, which incorporates exploring the charming Lakeside city of Pokhara and the historical monuments of Kathmandu. Similarly, we also have four days of Discover Kathmandu and Nagarkot tour, which entails visiting the outskirts of Kathmandu. We also provide a custom-made trip. You may share your ideas with our specialists, and we will customize your itinerary to fit your timing, budget, interests, and activities.


Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu

Day 02: Full Kathmandu City Sightseeing Tour

Day 03: Fly to Bhairahawa (30-45 min), transfer to Lumbini Hotel and Sightseeing Tour

Day 04: Transfer to the airport and fly back to Kathmandu

Day 05: Farewell

Cost Includes

  • All ground transportation by private vehicle, including airport transfers.
  • Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast at 5- star hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Round trip airfare from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa and Bhairahawa to Kathmandu, including tour guide.
  • A night accommodation with breakfast at a 4-star hotel in Lumbini.
  • All guided sightseeing tours & activities, including entry fees
  • Farewell dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant in Kathmandu
  • All government taxes and office service charges.

Cost Excludes

  • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary.'
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
  • Tips for tour guide and Driver

Cost & Dates

Group tours are unavailable for this trip, however, you can opt for the private trip. The private trips are available on any date of your choice at any time of the year. Let us know about your preferred travel dates and we shall organize it as per your convenience. Get in touch with your query now.


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