Tilaurakot is a village, situated 24kms west of Lumbini and is believed to be the Capital of the Sakyas, ancient Kapilvastu. It is believed that Buddha spent first 29 years of his life here in Tilaurakot. There are many ruins, remains and archeological findings that indicate the existence of ancient Kapilvastu. The major attractions here are the remains of the Tilaurakot palace, the fortification wall, the four gates, Kanthaka stupa, northeast pond, Samaidevi temple, metal workshop and ancient roads dating back to 6-7th century. Nigrodharma Kudan (accommodation built for Buddha and his disciples by his father), today’s Gotihawa is the birthplace of Kakusandha Buddha which used to be known as Khemawati in the ancient days, Kanakmani Buddha was born in today’s Nigilhawa, today’s Sagarhawa is the place where the Shakyas were massacred.
In this one day tour, we’ll cover all the historical and ancient sites of Tilaurakot and surrounding along with the visit to Devdaha and Ramgram.
Private vehicle both ways.
Professional and an informative speaking tour guide.
Mineral water bottles each and Lunch.
Entrance fees to the sites.
Archeological remains of the ancient city of Kapilvastu.
History of Tilaurakot.
Insight to the life of Siddartha Gautam (Buddha as Prince)
Best value return for money.
An informative and professional guide.
Customize able tour, at least a day before.
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