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Lumbini Helicopter Tour


Overview The Lumbini Helicopter Tour offers a mesmerizing journey to one of the most sacred and significant places in the world, Lumbini, Nepal. With a rich historical and cultural background, Lumbini renowned as the birthplace of Lord Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. This unique tour also provides a thrilling and convenient way to explore the holy site and its surrounding attractions. The adventure begins as you board a comfortable helicopter, soaring above the breathtaking landscapes of Nepal. As you glide through the air, you'll also witness panoramic views of snow-capped mountains, lush green valleys, and charming rural villages. The aerial…

Overview

The Lumbini Helicopter Tour offers a mesmerizing journey to one of the most sacred and significant places in the world, Lumbini, Nepal. With a rich historical and cultural background, Lumbini renowned as the birthplace of Lord Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. This unique tour also provides a thrilling and convenient way to explore the holy site and its surrounding attractions.

The adventure begins as you board a comfortable helicopter, soaring above the breathtaking landscapes of Nepal. As you glide through the air, you’ll also witness panoramic views of snow-capped mountains, lush green valleys, and charming rural villages. The aerial perspective adds a sense of awe and wonder to the entire experience.

Upon reaching Lumbini, you’ll be greeted by the peaceful ambiance and spiritual energy that permeates the air. The main highlight of the tour is a visit to the sacred Maya Devi Temple, which also marks the exact spot where Lord Buddha was born over 2,500 years ago. Inside the temple, you’ll also find the ancient stone pillar, Ashoka’s Pillar, as well as the holy pond where Maya Devi bathed before giving birth.

Exploring the Lumbini Garden, you’ll also encounter various monasteries and stupas constructed by different Buddhist nations from around the world. Each monastery showcases unique architectural styles and artistic representations of Buddhism, creating a diverse and harmonious atmosphere.

After immersing yourself in the spiritual ambiance of Lumbini, the helicopter will take you on a scenic flight back, offering one last chance to savor the majestic beauty of the Nepalese landscape.

Conclusion and Summary

The Lumbini Helicopter Tour is an ideal option for those with limited time or mobility, providing a convenient and awe-inspiring experience. It offers a unique opportunity to connect with Buddhism’s roots, gain cultural insights, and appreciate Nepal’s natural beauty from a bird’s-eye view. Whether you are a devout Buddhist or simply seeking a memorable adventure, this tour promises an unforgettable journey into the heart of spirituality and tranquility.

Trip Highlights


The Lumbini Helicopter Tour is a remarkable journey that showcases the beauty and significance of Lumbini, Nepal. Here are some of the trip highlights:

  1. Aerial Views: The helicopter ride itself is a highlight, providing breathtaking aerial views of Nepal’s stunning landscapes, including majestic mountains, lush valleys, and charming villages. The panoramic vistas from above create a sense of awe and wonder.
  2. Maya Devi Temple: The tour includes a visit to the Maya Devi Temple, the exact birthplace of Lord Buddha. Inside the temple, you can witness the sacred marker indicating the birth spot and the ancient Ashoka’s Pillar. The serene atmosphere and historical significance make it a deeply spiritual experience.
  3. Lumbini Garden: The tour allows you to explore the vast and serene Lumbini Garden, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, you’ll find numerous monasteries and stupas constructed by different Buddhist nations from around the world. Each monastery showcases unique architecture and offers a glimpse into the diverse Buddhist traditions.
  4. Peaceful Ambiance: Lumbini is known for its peaceful ambiance, which creates a sense of tranquility and serenity. The tour allows you to immerse yourself in this atmosphere, providing a respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
  5. Cultural Insights: The trip offers cultural insights into Buddhism and its profound influence in the region. You can learn about the life and teachings of Lord Buddha, as well as the history and development of Buddhism through the various monasteries and exhibitions in Lumbini.
  6. Convenient and Time-Efficient: The helicopter tour is a convenient and time-efficient way to visit Lumbini, especially for those with limited time or mobility. It allows you to cover a significant distance quickly, maximizing your experience in this sacred place.
  7. Scenic Return Flight: The return flight in the helicopter provides a final opportunity to admire the natural beauty of Nepal from above. It offers a different perspective and allows you to savor the memories of your Lumbini adventure.

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Flight from Kathmandu Airport to Lumbini

You will be picked up from the hotel by one of our representatives early in the morning. You will be transported to the domestic terminal of an international airport. You will board the helicopter for an exhilarating Lumbini helicopter tour after meeting all airport procedures.

Kathmandu to Bhairahawa flight and drive to Lumbini

From Kathmandu, a 40-minute flight will take you to Bhairahawa Airport. While in the air, you may take in the settlement of Kathmandu Valley, which is flanked on all sides by stunning hills. Following your landing in Bhairahawa, you will need to take a 25-minute drive to Lumbini.

Explore Lumbini

The tour will have ample time to visit all of Lumbini’s stunning sights. After lunch, you will plan your route back to Kathmandu while touring the vast Lumbini complex. You may see the exact location where the Buddha was born in Lumbini, as well as King Ashok’s pillar and the sacred pond where his mother Maya Devi bathed before giving birth to him. While visiting monasteries, Gumbas, meditation centers, and the Lumbini Garden, you’ll experience tranquility.

Return back to Kathmandu

On your way back to Kathmandu, you’ll take the same route. Once you’ve had a chance to explore Lumbini, take a drive back to Bhairahawa, where a helicopter will transport you to Kathmandu concluding the Lumbini Helicopter Tour with beautiful memories.

What's Included


  • All airport pick ups and drop
  • Accommodation as per itinerary on B & B plan
  • Sightseeing permits in Kathmandu as per itinerary
  • Kathmandu sightseeing on ground transportation with guide (if applicable)

What's Excluded


  • International Airfares
  • Personal expenses
  • Bar bills
  • Tips

Trip Information


The Helicopter Tour to Lumbini begins at the Domestic Airport in Kathmandu and ends there after the return journey. Buddhists richly embellish the Lumbini area, which is revered as the land of calm and is home to numerous monasteries, Gumbas, and meditation facilities. One of this area’s primary draws is the Lumbini Garden. Lumbini is a fantastic destination for all environment, cultural, and peace-loving peoples, not just Buddhists.

After a brief introduction to our captains and instructions on the necessary safety precautions, the helicopter tour begins. They’ll also provide you advice on how to handle a particular circumstance. Because we never skimp on safety, Blue Mountain Travels & Tours Pvt Ltd has a reputation for operating risk-free helicopter flights. Therefore, before we even start the trip, we make sure that all safety standards have been met.

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Trip Facts


Duration 1 Day(s)
Activities Helicopter Tours
Group Size 5
Best Season January to December
Start/End Point Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Difficulty Level Easy

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