Lumbini Visit Year 2012

As part of its ongoing commitment towards tourism development, the government of Nepal is inaugurating Visit Lumbini Year (VLY) 2012, launching Tourism Vision 2020 and simultaneously announcing completion of Nepal Tourism Year 2011 (NTY 2011) Campaign on January 14, 2012 at Central Canal in Lumibini.

The successful completion of campaign, Nepal Tourism Year 2011 has given clearly two messages to the world: one, Nepal has come to peaceful and stable situation after a decade long political uncertainty; and another, tourism has been unanimously regarded as a vehicle of economic transformation.

After the successful completion of Nepal Tourism Year 2011, Nepal is celebrating yet another event – Visit Lumbini Year 2012. The reason behind celebrating VLY is to unite the world to work towards creating a peaceful society through the Buddhas peace message; and to make the birthplace of Buddha a centre of global attraction. 

Lumbini is located in the southern pat of Nepal, and can be reached by plane, private vehicle or public bus. It is the birth place of Buddha, popular for the pilgrimage tour and can be visited throughout the year.

There are several hotels found in Lumbini, and different kinds of food are also available there.  You can visit Lumbini for two days one night, if you wish, you can extend your stay in Lumbini to allow yourself better absorb its unique atmosphere.

There will have lots of attraction and events going on for the tourists in the Visit Lumbini Year 2012. Therefore, it is wise to visit Lumbini in 2012 to experience the highlights offered by the Lumbini Visit Year 2012. This could be a lifetime experience of your Nepal visit, and you shouldn’t miss it!