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Karnali River

Laser Travel - Water Rafting Adventure : Karnali RiverRising in the vicinity of Tibet, the Karnali, Nepal's largest and longest river, springs from the base of Mt. Kailash, popularly known as ...

Culture Tours, Rafting & Jungle Safar..

Laser Travel - Cultral Tours, Rafting & Jungle Safari - 10 DAYS

Our trip plan under this package will initially be designated to Soyambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Patan. As you travel around ...

Journeys across the Kingdom of Bhutan

Laser Travel - Journeys across the Kingdom of Bhutan-13 days

Experience Bhutan through its whole length as you drive from west to central valleys and to the far remote East. The trip includes variet...

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The greenish hill west of Kathmandu stands the great stupa of Swayambhunath, a site over 2,500 years old marking the point where the legendary patriarch Manjushri discovered the lotus of the ancient Valley Lake. For centuries an important center of Buddhist learning, the painted eyes of the Buddha gaze out from all four sides of the monument. Constructed to specific rules each with a symbolic meaning, the stupa of Swayambhunath is a model of its kind. Their dazzling white hemispherical mounds represent the ladder to nirvana, itself symbolized by the umbrella on the top. The whole is hung with multi-colored prayer flags.