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It is place in the South - Western Terai of Nepal, evokes a kind of holy sentiment to the millions of Buddhists all over the world. Lord Buddha was born in 623 B.C. in Lumbini, sacred gardens, pools, buildings and groves. It is situated in the plains of south - western Nepal in the foothills of Churia range. This place is endowed with a rich natural setting of fauna and favorable climate. Historically, the region is an exquisite treasure - trove of ancient antiquities. It has diversified flora. The site, described as a beautiful garden in the Buddha’s time still retains its legendary charm and beauty. 12 miles north of Lumbini lies the dense and picturesque sal - grove. Buddhists- all over the world knew Lumbini is the place where the Lord was born. The descriptions of famous Chinese pilgrims (of ancient times) Huian Tsang and Faeihan indicated to this area - saying 'Lumbini-where the lord was born is a piece of heaven on earth and one could see the snowy mountains amidst a splendid garden - embedded with stupas and monasteries!
Visit to the weekly Monday bazaar will mesmerise anybody. Spices, pottery, jewelry, saris and various other items are displayed like the Arabian Nights, with colorful merchandise spread out under the trees and the air perfumed with incense. Ox -carts loaded with hay and tea stalls etc are just like mentioned in the medieval period.
On December the 1st 1886 when a German archaeologist Dr. Alois A. Fuhrer came across a stone pillar and ascertained the exact location and then it was declared beyond doubt the birthplace of Lord Buddha.
Airways - Nepal Airlines and other airlines fly regularly to Bhairahawa, near Lumbini, and bus services are available from Pokhara and Kathmandu. Nepal has the following domestic airlines namely Nepal Buddha Air, Kathmandu, Cosmic Air, Gorkha Airlines, Royal Nepal Airlines, Shangri - La Air, Skyline Airways, Yeti Airlines and a host of International carriers.
Railways - Nepal has railway connections with its neighboring country, India. Two stretches of railway are Raxaul (India) to Amlekhganj (Nepal) and the other is Raxaul (India) to Janakpur (Nepal). Buses are available for Kathmandu from Janakpur and Amlekhganj. All the bordering towns of Indo - Nepal are served by Indian Railway system.
Roadways – It is well connected with roads to different towns of Nepal. Roads are good and have developed in the last few years.
This place is also called as the ‘queen of the hills’. This place is invariably a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers.
Kaziranga National Park is a Oldest and the most famous sanctuary in Assam bounded by the Brahmaputra river and the Mikir hills in the Golaghat...
Sundarban spreading over an area of 4, 120 square kilometers including water was measured to be 16,000 square kilometers some 200 years ago
Welcome to Visit North East North East Part of India is a travellers delight. North East India consists Indian states of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim & West Bengal. Although West Bengal is officialy is not a part of North East India, but is the gateway of accessing Read More
Nathu La Nathu La pass is situated around 60 kilometers from Gangtok at an altitude of 4,310 meters / 14,140 feet. The road to Nathu La passes through the Tsomgo Lake is nearly 2 hours drive. The terms ‘Nathu’ and ‘La’ literally mean listening ears and pass respectively in Tibetan language. In 1961, Read More
Tsomgo Lake Tsomgo Lake or Changu Lake is famous tourist an attraction in Sikkim is nearly 42 kilometers from the state capital Gangtok. It is situated at an altitude of nearly 3780 meters / 12,400 feet. The Lake known as The Source of the Lake in Bhutia dialect is ideally located near the Nathu La pass. The lake Read More