Lumbini, where Buddha was born.
On September 29, the group of six Mr. Laursen Peder, Ms. Laursen Alice, Ms. Lille Lilly, Ms. Norstrand Gerda, Mr. Scharff Kristian and Mr. Soelberg Per were cordially received by Explore Himalaya at the Sunauli border. They were escorted to their hotel. Once they recreated themselves from the long tiring journey, they made their ways towards Lumbini. The sacred place on earth is the birth place of Buddha. Their souls experienced the peacefulness as they were in the land of Buddha; pioneer of Buddhism and peace.
Overlooking a part of Pokhara from Sarangkot.
They moved towards the mountainous region of the country leaving behind the plains towards Pokhara. After enjoying the couple of days sightseeing in Pokhara and a night stay at the Sarangkot hilltop overlooking Pokhara the team headed towards Bandipur the small hilltop village 65 kilometers east of Pokhara. Bandipur is popular for the great mountain views of the Annapurna ranges and the charismatic Fishtail.
Bandipur- a hilltop
On October 3, the team hiked to Samari for their Home-stay programs. Their journey continued on October 4, to the Kalabari with 3 hours walk. Next morning after visiting the Durbar Square in Nuwakot the team came to the urbanity yet historical city of Kritipur.
Bhairavi Temple Nuwakot.
On October 6, 7 and 8 the team had the plans to have the close view of the Kathmandu valley. They visited Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath and the Durbar squares of all the 3 cities within the valley. They made their ways back to their home late evening on October 8.