Top Stories



Hiking from Batase to Panauti via Namo Buddha

Title Hiking from Batase to Panauti via Namo Buddha
Route Driving (Kathmandu >> Batase), Hiking (Batase >> Namo Buddha >> Panauti), Driving (Panauti >> Kathmandu)
Date Feb 23, 2013
Hike Duration 4 hrs
Coordinator Abanish Kayastha
Participants Abanish Kayastha, Awanish Ranjan, Catherine Bath, Edward W Hausman, Gillian Bath, Naresh Maharjan, Rupesh Karki, Sabita Khadka, Susma Pant, Sulekha Bhandari.
Photos By Abanish Kayastha, Awanish Ranjan, Naresh Maharjan
Report By Naresh Maharjan
Creative Support Kanchan Raj Pandey, Rinesh N Bajracharya
Edited By Rinesh N Bajracharya

Naresh MaharjanNaresh Maharjan

I’ve been rock climbing and rafting from Deerwalk before, but this was my first time going hiking with my coworkers. I am not a morning kind of guy, and I loathe walking. I had always wanted to experience hiking with my fellow Deerwalkers, as it is one of the proud cultures of the company. At the beginning I was quite skeptic about how tough the hiking would be, and I hoped for a easy one. Well, hiking, it’s not just about walking; it’s also about being close to the nature and enjoying it, and I have always enjoyed nature.

The office van picked me up at Koteshwor at around 7:35 am. On our way to the Batase from where we were to start the hike, we picked up two guests, Catherine and Gillian. They looked as excited as I was, since it was their first hike as mine. From Batase we started walking up hill. Our first destination was Namo Buddha followed by Panauti; we hoped our legs wouldn’t fail us. First few minutes of walking and I was already a bit tired. We took rest for few minutes on top of a small hill and had a photo session posing against the splendid backdrop.

Hiking is not just about walking; it’s also about being close to nature and enjoying it, and I have always enjoyed nature.

After walking for an hour or so, my legs got used to it. Tiredness was gone, but I was getting hungry (and so were the others). We only had had a light breakfast back at Banepa. The sceneries as beautiful as they were, the empty stomachs lessened the fun than what it could have been. We were so hungry that some of us even picked up rhododendron (Laliguras) on the way to try it for a change (they are edible). Rhododendron is the national flower of Nepal and has great medicinal quality. Some even say that the flower is used for curing cancer. It did not taste bad, a bit like the spicy pickle we have in our regular meals. All thanks to Susma who climbed up a tree to get the fresh rhododendrons.

After a couple of hours of walk we reached Namo Buddha, which is a beautiful Gumba. We hung around there for few minutes. We even had some local oranges which were very good. We had our lunch there, a typical Nepali set. After Namo Buddha we headed to Panauti, our second destination. Panauti was three hours walk from Namo Buddha.
On the way our group got separated, few of us took one path while others took another. From atop a hill, we could see the whole route we had to walk. It was long and nearly discouraging, but not for this bunch of Deerwalkers. We continued our walk, listening to Rupesh and Susma arguing. They both were the talkative ones in the group. On the way we saw trees full of oranges.

Around 4:30 we got back to the office van ready to return. Everyone shared their experience on the way back. My first hike, proud to say was a very successful one.

5 thoughts on “Hiking from Batase to Panauti via Namo Buddha

  1. Kurye olarak hizmet veren kişiler, bulundukları lokasyondaki her adrese en kısa sürede ulaşma yolunu bilirler. Üstelik verilen bu görevi hava, trafik ve buna benzer diğer olumsuz şartlardan etkilenmeden yerine getirirler. Yani iş hayatı başta olmak üzere hayatın hemen her alanında önemli görevleri üstlenebilir ve başarıyla yerine getirebilirler. Özellikle büyük şehirlerdeki trafik kaosu ve adres konusundaki karmaşa göze alınırsa, kurye hizmetlerinden faydalanmanın bazı durumlarda zorunlu hale geleceği anlaşılabilir. Örneğin İstanbul’un bir noktasından diğer bir noktasına acil şekilde önemli bir evrak ulaştırmak gerektiğinde ya da hastanızın ihtiyacı olan ilacı acil ve güvenli bir şekilde ulaştırmak gerektiğinde, İstanbul moto kurye hizmetimizden faydalanarak sorununuza çözüm üretebilirsiniz.

  2. I just want to say I’m newbie to weblog and seriously savored you’re web site. Most likely I’m planning to bookmark your website . You definitely come with superb posts. Many thanks for sharing with us your webpage.

  3. CO2激光(CO2 laser / 二氧化碳激光)的波長是10600nm,照射到皮膚上會被皮膚的水份吸收,瞬間將皮膚有問題的組織氣化。CO2激光可以用來消除各種皮膚問題包括疣、癦、痣、脂溢性角化、粉刺和汗管瘤等。當治療後,您的皮膚需要5至10天時間復原。期間保持傷口清潔便可。優點:CO2激光所切割的深度比刮除術較深,亦較精準。可以處理較深層的皮膚問題,例如去除癦、油脂粒、肉粒、疣、珍珠疣、角質增生等。其復原亦較快,減少留下疤痕的機會。它最大的優點在於,能夠進一步減少激光治療過程當中的熱損傷反應,提升了激光治療的安全性,治療過程中幾乎沒有疼痛感

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *