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It is a scenic hill town with great historical significance, this beautiful township has always remained as the center of attraction for tourist. King Prithvi Narayan Shah, who unified the Kingdom of Nepal during eighteenth century, was born here. It is situated on a small hillock at an elevation of approximately 1000 meter. It offers panoramic view of snow fed mountains. From the top of the hill above Gorkha palace the view of Manaslu and Himalchuli is spectacular. The panoramic view of the Himalaya seen from this point is superb.
This small kingdom of Gorkha was founded by king Drabya Shah in 1560 A. D. It became famous during the dynasty of Ram Shah during the period of 1604 A.D. to 1641 A.D. It is said that he earned the reputation of being just to his people.
Gorkha Durbar - Its bout one hour's walk uphill. On the west side of palace is the temple of Goddess Gorakhkali. There is also a famous cave sheltering the statue of Gorakhnath Baba (sage). It is believed that the name of Gorkha was derived from the name of this sage, whose blessings inspired King Prithvi Narayan Shah for the unification of Nepal.
- Gorkha Durbar
Airways - The Airport is situated in the middle of town with flights to Kathmandu, Jomsom, Manang, Bhairahawa and Bhadrapur. Helicopters to Manang and Jomsom are also available for charter. Everest Air offers a mountain flight from Pokhara that takes you on an aerial sightseeing tour of the western Himalaya. Nepal has the following domestic airlines namely Nepal Buddha Air, Kathmandu, Cosmic Air, Gorkha Airlines, Royal Nepal Airlines, Shangri - La Air, Skyline Airways, Yeti Airlines and a host of International carriers.
Railways - Nepal has railway connections with its neighboring country, India. Two stretches of railway are Raxaul (India) to Amlekhganj (Nepal) and the other is Raxaul (India) to Janakpur (Nepal). Buses are available for Kathmandu from Janakpur and Amlekhganj. All the bordering towns of Indo - Nepal are served by Indian Railway system.
Roadways – It is well linked up with Pokhara and Kathmandu by road. Gorkha has regular bus services to and from these places. It is connected to Kathmandu - Pokhara highway by a 24 kilometer feeder road. It is six hours by bus from Kathmandu and 3 hours from Pokhara. It is well connected with roads to different towns of Nepal. Roads are good and have developed in the last few years.
This place is also called as the ‘queen of the hills’. This place is invariably a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers.
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Sundarban spreading over an area of 4, 120 square kilometers including water was measured to be 16,000 square kilometers some 200 years ago
Welcome to Visit North East North East Part of India is a travellers delight. North East India consists Indian states of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim & West Bengal. Although West Bengal is officialy is not a part of North East India, but is the gateway of accessing Read More
Nathu La Nathu La pass is situated around 60 kilometers from Gangtok at an altitude of 4,310 meters / 14,140 feet. The road to Nathu La passes through the Tsomgo Lake is nearly 2 hours drive. The terms ‘Nathu’ and ‘La’ literally mean listening ears and pass respectively in Tibetan language. In 1961, Read More
Tsomgo Lake Tsomgo Lake or Changu Lake is famous tourist an attraction in Sikkim is nearly 42 kilometers from the state capital Gangtok. It is situated at an altitude of nearly 3780 meters / 12,400 feet. The Lake known as The Source of the Lake in Bhutia dialect is ideally located near the Nathu La pass. The lake Read More