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The 5-day Pokhara-Lumbini-Chitwan tour stands out as a top choice and highly suggested itinerary in Nepal. This journey encompasses the breathtaking natural beauty of Pokhara, with its panoramic views of the Annapurna Himalaya Range, the sacred birthplace of Lord Buddha in Lumbini, and the vibrant wildlife haven of Chitwan National Park. You'll immerse yourself in the Himalayan landscapes and local mountain culture in Pokhara, delve into the teachings of Buddhism and observe rituals in Lumbini, and encounter diverse wildlife, including the majestic Bengal Tiger, while experiencing the unique Tharu culture in Chitwan.

 

Highlight Of Lumbini Chitwan Tour

A tour combining Lumbini and Chitwan offers a fascinating blend of cultural and natural experiences. Here's a highlight of what each destination has to offer:

Lumbini

  • Birthplace of Buddha: Lumbini is one of the holiest places for Buddhists worldwide as it's the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, who later became the Buddha.
  • Sacred Garden: Explore the serene Sacred Garden, where you'll find the Mayadevi Temple marking the exact spot where Buddha was born. The garden is adorned with monasteries built by various Buddhist communities from around the world.
  • Ashoka Pillar: Visit the Ashoka Pillar, erected by Emperor Ashoka in 249 BC to commemorate his pilgrimage to the birthplace of Buddha. It's one of the earliest known inscriptions related to Buddhism.
  • Lumbini Museum: Dive deeper into the history and significance of Lumbini at the Lumbini Museum, which houses artifacts and exhibits related to the life of Buddha and the development of Buddhism.
  • Meditation
  • Temple Visit
  • Monk lifestyle and spirituality
  • Mayadevi Kund
  • Bodhi Tree
  • Festive and worshiping
  • Local People and Activities

Chitwan:

Chitwan National Park: Embark on a thrilling wildlife adventure in Chitwan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its rich biodiversity. Here, you can spot endangered species like the Bengal tiger, one-horned rhinoceros, Asian elephant, and many more, either on a jeep safari, elephant safari, or a boat ride along the Rapti River.

  • Tharu Culture: Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of the indigenous Tharu community. Witness traditional Tharu dance performances, visit Tharu villages, and indulge in their delicious cuisine to get a glimpse of their way of life.
  • Wildlife Safari : 
  • Elephant Breeding Center: Get up close with these majestic creatures at the Elephant Breeding Center. Learn about elephant conservation efforts and even participate in activities like bathing and feeding baby elephants.
  • Elephant Safari 
  • Sunset and Sunrise at Rapti River
  • Jungle walk
  • Tharu village 
  • Canoeing and Bird Watching: Explore the tranquil waters of the Rapti River on a canoe ride, perfect for bird watching enthusiasts. Chitwan is home to over 500 species of birds, making it a paradise for bird watchers.

By combining the spiritual aura of Lumbini with the adventurous escapades of Chitwan, this tour promises a well-rounded experience that caters to both the soul and the senses.

 

The Weather of Lumbini Chitwan Tour

The ideal times for experiencing Lumbini Chitwan Tour in the hilly and flat (Tarai) regions are autumn, winter, and spring, although summer remains a feasible option. In winter, temperatures range from 5 to 20 degrees Celsius, offering a mild climate. Autumn and spring boast temperatures between 10 and 35 degrees Celsius, making them the optimal seasons for travel. Summer brings temperatures of 15 to 37 degrees Celsius, accompanied by heavy rainfall, offering relief from the heat but potentially posing challenges for tour and transportation.

 

If opting for a tour during the offseason, such as summer, it's advisable to allocate extra days for potential emergencies. For up-to-date weather forecasts, you can visit Pokhara , Lumbini , Chitwan  and consult with our knowledgeable experts. For more detailed information, please visit our webpage dedicated to the best trekking seasons in Nepal.

Dhampus Australian Camp Hiking is one of the best hiking trails and Hikes around Pokhara. It only requires 2 days. If you have a short time with family or children in Pokhara and still want to experience the taste of trekking, local people, and mountains then this can be your best option. 

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