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Attraction of Tourusm in Dharan

Destination: Dharan 

Highlights:

  • Budhasubba Temple
  • Dantakali Temple
  • Bhedetar
  • Vijayapur Hill
  • Panchakanya Temple
  • Pindeshwor Temple

Best time:

The best times to visit Dharan for ideal weather are January 29th to April 29th or September 24th to December 16th based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration).

Accommodation:

Dharan accommodates its visitors with different types of hotels ranging from normal lodge to star rated hotels. Locally produced organic food items along with imported items including liquors, wine, beers are available here. Some of the hotels in Dharan includes Hotel Aagan, Hotel Ambassador, Pancha Kanya Resort, Hotel Panas, etc. Dharan satisfies everybody with the variety of choice in Hotels. Aloo Nimki, normal Dal, Bhat, Tarkari, etc is available in Dharan.

Transportation:

Dharan is easily accessible via roadways. Dharan is 20 minutes drive from Itahari. Volvo buses from Kathmandu to Dharan leaves everybody at 3:30 PM and bus will reach morning of the following day. Basically Dharan is easily accessible through roadway.

Description:

Dharan is one of the major city, one of three Sub Metropolitan cities in eastern Nepal, in the Sunsari District, and is situated on the foothills of the Mahabharat Range in the north with its southern tip touching the edge of the Terai region at an altitude of 1148 ft . It serves as a trading post between the hilly region and the plains of Terai region. It was once the location of a recruitment center for the Brigade of Gurkhas, opened in 1953. The recruitment center is closed and the campus is now the home of B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences since 1993. Dharan Sub-metropolitan city organised a Golden Jubilee celebration of Dharan from January 28 to January 31, 2011 marking the 50th year of establishment of the municipality. 

It is the second largest city of Eastern Nepal. Also called footballer producing factory of NepalHistoryAncient history. The Ten Kings of Limbus came together to formally declare all the ten kingdoms between the Arun River and Teesta River to be called "Yakthung Laaje".The ten rulers, their kingdoms and their forts: Samlupi Samba Hang, King of Tambar and his capital Tambar Yiok. Sisiyen Shering Hang, King of Mewa and Maiwa kingdoms and his capital Meringden Yiok. Thoktokso Angbo Hang, King of Athraya and his capital Pomajong. Thindolung Khokya Hang, King of Yangwarok and his capital Hastapojong Yiok Yengaso Papo Hang, King of Panthar and his capital at Yashok and Pheden (Phe meaning "plain", den meaning "place"). Shengsengum Phedap Hang, King of Phedap and his capital at Poklabung. Mung Tai Chi Emay Hang, King of Ilam and his capital at Phakphok. Soiyak Ladho Hang Chemjong, King of Bodhey (Choubise) and his capital at Shanguri Yiok. Tappeso Perung Hang, King of Thala and his capital at Thala Yiok. Taklung Khewa Hang, King of Chethar and his capital at Chamling Chimling Yiok.