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"Let us live in Joy, never hoarding things among those who hoard. Let us live in growing Joy like the bright gods." - Buddha (Dhammapada 200)

This tour takes you to the birthplace of the Sakyamuni Buddha, Siddhartha Gautam, born in 563BC on the full-moon-night, in the forest of Kapilvastu. The Kapilvastu district is located in the plains of South-West of Nepal. The site is accommodated by master plan territory within which Monasteries, Viharas, and Chaityas have been built representing the different Buddhist nations of the world. The temples of devotion are given a tranquil atmosphere by the surrounding woods, ponds and swamps. Maya Devi temple is built shading the spot where child Sidhhartha first stood as he alighted in the world. One finds it very soothing to cycle within the territory visiting monasteries and temples. There are quiet spots under the trees where one can meditate without any external disturbances.

Visitors can also enjoy birding in the woods, ponds and swamps. The area accommodates some of the rarest species of birds like Sarus Crane. This site is of archeological interest, too. Visitors can extend or shorten the trip as per their holiday plan, for the site offers some interesting cultural walk in the local village of the plains. The Lumbini is for all seasons, yet from October till May are the best months to visit. We take group as well as individual booking in this tour. One can drive to the site or take a flight to Bhairahawa. And Chitwan Jungle Safari is, yet, another attraction in this tour after Lumbini.

Birding Itinereray: Kathmand-Lumbini-Nawalparasi-Chitwan-Kathmandu: 10 days

Day 01: Arrival. Hotel Check-in. Refreshment followed by Trip Outline and tour briefing.

Day 02: Breakfast. Drive or fly to Bhairahawa. Visit Jagadishpur Lake/Gaidaha Lake
-----------Lunch followed by a short walk in the surrounding. Dinner.

Day 03: Early Breakfast. Birding in Sacred Garden (Wetlands, Bush, Grassland, ponds)

Day 05: Breakfast. Drive to Nawalparasi Vulture Restaurant. Lodge Check-in
-----------Refreshment followed by Sunset Walk by Vulture Feeding Centre. Dinner

Day 06: Breakfast. Whole day Birding in Buffer zone on foot. Picnic-Lunch. Dinner

Day 07: Breakfast. Drive to Chitwan, Birding on the way. Lodge Check-In
-----------Sunset Walk bu the river. Dinner followed by the Tharu Culture performance.

Day 08: Breakfast. Whole day Birding in the Park on Jeep. Picnic-Lunch

Day 09: Early Morning Birding. Breakfast. Drive to Kathmandu.

Day 10: Ranibari Bairding. Breakfast. Farewell drive to airport.

Tour Cost: 1791USD per person (min.2 birders). Single Supplement: 77USD per day

Price Included: Guide, Park Permit, All Transportation, Food, Accommodation

Price Not Included: Drinks, food other than stated in Itinerary & Personal expense on Tipping.


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