The separate circuit should link Lumbini, Tilaurakot, Devdaha and Ramgram to attract foreign tourists by preparing an integrated pilgrimage package, Acharya Karma Lama, vice chair of the LDT said.
On the other hand, India has expedited the construction works on the Buddhist circuit linking Bodhgaya, Sarnath and Kushinagar. Indian side had proposed to link Lumbini to the Indian Buddhist circuit, it is learnt.
This agenda was much-discussed during the official visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Nepal. The Indian circuit covers some 700 kilometres.