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Kathmandu: 6-Day Kathmandu and Lumbini Tour

Kathmandu: 6-Day Kathmandu and Lumbini Tour

From US$ 1,018.01 per person

Discover the birthplace of Buddha over 6 days. This land of Buddha is the holy place for the Buddhist Pilgrimage, and the presence of unlimited pagodas and the monasteries in Nepal is guaranteed to make your trip to this nation a holy one.

About this activity

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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Your guide will greet you inside the airport arrivals terminal with a placard stating your name.
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Experience the birthplace of Lord Buddha
  • Witness centuries-old architectural buildings
  • Embrace the tranquility and spirituality
Full description
Day 1: On your first day you will arrive to Kathmandu, after which you will check-in to your hotel. You will then be free to explore the town at your own leisure, before spending the night in a 3-star hotel. Day 2: Your second day will consist of sightseeing in Kathmandu. You will explore Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and the Swayambhunath monkey temple. The square, situated in the heart of the city, consists of an enchanting assortment of palace buildings, artistic courtyards, and graceful pagoda temples. The former royal palace complex is the center of Patan's religious and social life, and houses a museum containing an array of bronze statues and religious objects. There are three main courtyards or chowks, named central Mul Chowk, Sundari Chowk, and Keshav Narayan Chowk in the square. You will later spend the night in your 3-star hotel, with leisure time in the evening. Day 3: Following breakfast on the third day you will drive/fly to Lumbini. After arriving, you will check-in to the Hotel Peace Palace or similar. Day 4: Your fourth day will consist of Lumbini sightseeing, where you will discover an area that is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the Rupendahi district of Nepal. It is sometimes claimed to be the place where Queen Mayadevi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama, who as the Buddha Gautama founded the Buddhist tradition. Lumbini is one of 4 magnets for pilgrimage that sprang up in places pivotal to the life of the Buddha, the others being in Kushinagar, Bodh Gaya, and Sarnath. Lumbini has a number of temples, including the Mayadevi Temple and others under construction. You will later spend the night once more at the Hotel Peace Palace or similar. Day 5: On your fifth day you will drive/fly back to Kathmandu, where you will overnight in a 3-star hotel. Day 6: Following breakfast at your hotel, you will have free time until your departure, at which point you will be transported in private for your departure at the airport.
Includes
  • Accommodation consisting of twin or double sharing
  • All transportation according to the program
  • Kathmandu to Lumbini by private car/flight
  • Parking and driver allowance
  • Monument entrance fees
  • Kathmandu city tour with city guide
  • Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with cultural dance show
  • All government taxes, VAT, official expenses, and service charges
  • Any lunch, dinner, snacks, mineral water, unless mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tipping (expected by guides and driver but not mandatory)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • Masks are optional for this activity
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Reinforced Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Reinforced Green Passes can only be obtained by uploading either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months to either the Green Pass or Covid Certificate app

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  • Passport
  • Warm clothing
  • Comfortable shoes
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