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Lumbini-Kushinagar or Rajgir-Kushinagar???

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Lumbini-Kushinagar or Rajgir-Kushinagar???

I am traveling with my husband and a buddhist monk. We are buddhists.

Our budget is good, we like to stay in good, clean places.

We are traveling in June since we will head to Kalachakra in Ladakh in July.

We are going to Nepal in the first part of our trip including Lumbini.

On the second part of June we were doing some pilgrimage starting Varanasi-Bodhgaya-Nalanda-Rajgir and we were flying from Patna to Delhi. We think it would be also good to go to Kushinagar to complete our pilgrimage and we are wondering if best to go from Lumbini to Kushinagar or just go from Rajgir. We are open to suggestions and number of days. Also if there are any monasteries to stay. Thank you

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1. Re: Lumbini-Kushinagar or Rajgir-Kushinagar???

LUMBINI – KUSHINAGAR (200kms and 5hrs drive) . , Kushinagar – Vaishali – Patna (350km – 8 – 9 hrs drive ), Patna Nalanda - Rajgir - Bodhgaya (210 km 5- 6 hrs drive time & 2 - 3 hrs sightseeing time )

, and return back to patna airport. or go to Bodhgaya - Varanasi - (275 kms. / 7-8 hrs.)

All this you can cover by Road. From Lumbini you have to come to India - Nepal Border by local Nepal taxi and then continue with India car for your journey.

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You may plan 2nd leg as

Day 1 Kushinagar visit,o/n kushinagar/gorakhpur

Day 2 Early morning transfer to varanasi,200km,4 hr,visit to sarnath and ganga ghat (if intrested) o/n Varanasi

Day 3 transfer to bodhgaya and then visit to mahabodhi temple ,other monestary o/n bodhgaya

Day 4 visit to rajgir and nalanda o/n bodhgaya

Day 5 half day in bodhgaya and then transfer to patna 90 km,3 hours.

Day 6 Visit to vaishali 50km and after returning visit to patna museum,kumhrar and budha smriti park(depends on time) if going to vaishali ,before finalizing the prog kindly discuss the condition of mahatma gandhi setu(bridge) with some locals because somtimes this 6 km long bridge get jammed such a way that it can take 4-5 hour to cross.

Day 7 Flight from patna to new delhi

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3. Re: Lumbini-Kushinagar or Rajgir-Kushinagar???

Is there any roadways route from Kushinagar to Lumbini?

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