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Bhedetar, Dhankuta: Top 10 best places to visit around Bhedetar



✓ Bhedetar is a small village development community in Dhankuta District located in the Koshi Zone of eastern Nepal. This district covers an area of 891 sq. kilometers.

According to census 2023, the total population of Dhankuta district is about 200,000.

Dhankuta is a small hilly town, principally a Newari Town, where nobody wants to miss out on the scenic beauty of exploring while visiting Eastern Nepal.

Dhankuta is facilitated with hotels and lodges with basic luxurious accommodations.

Bhedetar is a small hill station in Dhankuta District, bordering the Sunsari and Dhankuta districts.

It is about 18 kilometers uphill from Dharan Sub-metropolitan.

It is located at an altitude of 1,420 meters above sea level and is bordered by beautiful green forests.

The main settlement started when the Dharan – Dhankuta Highway was finished in 1982. Bhedetar is one of the popular tourist destinations and also developing tourist spots, typically for locals people from Dharan, which is only 16 kilometers far away.


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  Top 10 places to visit around Bhedetar  

These are the top 10 traveling points around Bhedetar:


  1. Pathibhara Temple  


  • Pathibhara Temple is one of the famous religious Hindu temples in Pathibhara, over 15 kilometers from Bhedetar.
  • We can reach Bhedetar Bazaar within half hour’s walk from Pathibhara temple.
  • The temple is constructed on a hilltop and provides stunning views of the surrounding mountains, containing Mount Everest, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga.
  •  Spring (March-May) and Autumn (September-November) is the best time to visit Pathibhara Temple when the weather is mild, and the views are clear.


  2. Namje Village  


  • From Bhedetar Bazaar, Namje village is 2.5 kilometers away and Situated at an altitude of 1770 meters above sea level.
  • Namje offers a spectacular view of the majestic northern Himalayan peaks, including Mt. Everest, Mt. Kumbhakarna, Mt. Makalu, and Mt. Kanchanjunga, along with other stunning mountains.
  • This village is renowned for its traditional Magar culture. It is characterized by a predominant Magar ethnic group that showcases different cultural practices, language, traditional clothing, and a famous dance form called ‘Hurra.’
  • Every day, numerous travelers from India and Nepal visit this place.


  3. Singsuwa Falls  


  • Singsuwa Falls is, also known as Namaste Jharana, at the head of the Singsuwa stream. 
  • This waterfall is about 8 kilometers from Bhedetar Bazaar and is an 80-meter tall.
  • Monsoon season is the best time to visit it when the fall is at its fullest.
  • This is an ideal location to appreciate the splendor of nature, unwind, and immerse oneself in Nepali culture while experiencing the local way of life.


  4. Dharan  


  • Dharan is one of Nepal’s most beautiful cities, the most popular destination that many tourists want to visit.
  • It is the gateway to the Eastern hilly and mountainous region and is about 16 km far away from Bhedetar, Dhankuta.
  • It is a large town with perfect views, a mild climate, and plenty of interesting hikes in the surrounding areas.


  5. Rajarani Tal  


  • Rajarani Tal is a self-made lake at 1500 meters above sea level.
  • This place was historically called Mayawarak and Pawarak in the local indigenous Limbu language.
  • This artificial lake contains two ponds, Dude Daha and Kali Daha.
  • This stunning lake offers the perfect setting for boating and fishing. A five-hour walk from Bhedetar or a one-hour vehicle ride is required to reach it.


  6. Bishranti Temple  


  • The Bishranti temple is a renowned religious site and elderly home located in the eastern region of Nepal.
  •  Around 50 senior citizens currently reside in this temple, where they receive complimentary healthcare, nourishment, and housing.
  • The temple is open every day of the year, attracting visitors from Nepal and India.


  7. Sayok Yak  


  • Sanghuri Fort, also known as Sayok Yak, is an ancient fort built by Sayok Hang, an old Limbu king who constructed it after conquering Thebohang.
  • This Sayok Yak was an ancient strategic point of the Limbu king called Sanghuri Gadhi.
  • This Sanghuri fort is an excellent location to have good views of Dharan.


  8. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve  


  • The Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is situated in the Terai region of eastern Nepal and spans approximately 176 square kilometers of marshlands across the Sunsari, Saptari, and Udayapur Districts.
  • It incorporates excellent reed beds and freshwater marshes in the floodplain of the Koshi River and is situated in ranges from 75 to 81 meters. 
  • The reserve is also known as a home to about 20 other animal species like Hog deer, Wild boar, Spotted deer, Blue bull, and Rock Python.
  • It is one of the most important bird areas, with about 400 species recorded, and also a popular tourist destination which can be reached by road from Biratnagar.


  9. Sagarmatha National Park  


  • Sagarmatha National Park is one of the famous national parks in Nepal that encloses Mount Everest, one of the highest mountains in the world.
  • It is 133 kilometers from Bhedetar, situated in the Himalayas in the Solukhumbu District of Nepal.
  • This park was established in 1976 and covers an area of about 1,148 square kilometers.
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