From spectacular scenery, range of adventure activities to suitable accommodations and food choices, Pokhara is the place blessed with every aspects. It is regarded as the top touristic zone as it offers varieties of things to do for the one who comes to explore Nepal.
Lakeside is the most desired location for anyone traveling Pokhara. It lies beside Phewa Lake with wide market stretched over the lake. The place gives you everything you search for and is a best spot for nightlife. Not only this, Pokhara is the main gateway to many trekking destinations and stands out as a popular mountaineering hub.
To travel from Pokhara to Lumbini the duration of the flight is 20 minutes and probably will be the shortest flight you will ever travel. Fly with Buddha Air as it the only airline in Nepal conducting daily and direct flights from Pokhara to Bhairahawa. The flights takes off from Pokhara Airport landing at Gautam Buddha Airport of Bhairahawa. Bhairahawa is the nearest city to Lumbini – the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Lumbini is half an hour drive from Bhairahawa city. Choose convenient means for your travel as several local and private transportations are available.
Once you reach Lumbini, you will surely get shockingly amazed by the circumference it covers. It is the most sacred shrine for Buddhists with serene environment. Maya Devi Temple is the main temple in Lumbini (the exact spot where Buddha was born) whereas there are many beautiful monasteries around built by different countries. The temple built by several countries can be easily distinguished by their style and architectures. The meditation and chanting of Buddhist music still prevails here near Maya Devi Temple under the Bodhi Tree.
In 2018, Lumbini was rewarded as Asia’s best destination for 2018 by Lonely Planet.
The route from Pokhara to Lumbini offers a thrilling adventure, leisure travel and a spiritual visit. The one who wants to experience such visit, these are the places for you.