The Second International Walking around the Himalayas kicked off Thursday in Lhasa, capital city of China's Tibet autonomous region.
"The main purpose of this event is to enhance the relations between peoples," Nepal ambassador to China, Tanka Prasad Karki said at the opening ceremony.
He believes that both Tibet autonomous region and Nepal will impress the hikers with the breathtaking landscapes and magnificent culture of Buddhism.
Themed as "letting ordinary people feel the Himalayas via feet", the second international walking around the Himalayas takes place from September 29 to October 14.
The first Walking around the Himalayas was held in 2010.
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