impressive tour of great interest at Nepal Far South West
Lumbini Tour Lord Buddha birth place, which is the hub for world-wide Buddhism religion either Hihayana or Mahayana sect of Buddhist, where Lord Buddha was born in Lumbini which is in Nepal on the Far South West within Terai belt, the flat land of the country, where one can drive for 7-8 hours or take a swift panoramic flight to land at Bhairawa airport and then drive towards Ruphendehi at Lumbini.
Morning or afternoon flight with short drive to Kathmandu domestic airport for scenic flight to the land atBhairawa airport, known as Gautam Buddha airport, on reaching at the other side of the airport, where short drive of about an hour to reach at very spot of Lumbini, then transfer into your on reaching at Lumbini check into a nice hotel.
After a time in the hotel getting refreshed a short walk around the town of Ruphendehi where people are more of Indian origin and culture although the place is in Nepal side with close border with India.
Next morning visitLord Buddhas birth places and other historical sites of Lumbini the traditional birthplace of Gautama Buddha,founder of Buddhism, born in 7thor 6thcentury BC.
According to Buddhist tradition, Maya Devi (or Mayadevi) gave birth to the Buddha on her way to her parents home in Devadaha in the month of May in the year 642 BC. Feeling the onset of labor pains, she grabbed hold of the branches of a shade tree and gave birth to Siddharta Gautama, the future Buddha. The Buddha is said to have announced, This is my final rebirth as he entered the world. Buddhist tradition also has it that he walked immediately after his birth and took seven steps, under each of which a lotus flower bloomed.
In 249 BC, the Buddhist convert Emperor Asoka visited Lumbini and constructed four stupa and a stone pillar. Asokas Pillar bears an inscription that translates as: King Piyadasi (Asoka), beloved of devas, in the 20 year of the coronation, himself made a royal visit, Buddha Sakyamuni having been born here.
After an interesting and enjoyable tour back to hotel and then transfer to airport for the flight back to Kathmandu by late afternoon.
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