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Karnali Bridge

The junction which connects beautiful farwest with remaining Nepal. This river(Karnali) is the Longest River of Nepal.

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Khaptad Patan

Sangrila in earth, beautiful place in Bajura, Bajhang, Achham and Doti districts of Beautiful farwest of Nepal.

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Mahakali suspension bridge(Dodhara-Chadani Jholunge Pul)

Bridge over Mahakali river, which connects 2 VDCs of Nepal (Dodhara and Chadani VDC) across Mahakali with whole Nepal, Length is 1496.5m.

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Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve of Nepal

Best known and most accessible Wildlife Reserve having large Swamp Deer Herds of Asia, and is invariable associated with the Royal Bengal Tiger and the great One-horned Rhinoceros both endangered species.

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Tharu Culture

Performing their own cultural dance.Tharus are the indigenous ethnic group who live in the Terai with a concentrated population in the middle and west of the country.

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Bajhang Airport(BJH)

Domestic Airport in Dewal Bajhang, farwestern Nepal.

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Bhua naach

One of the cultural dance of Far West, Nepal. Which is started after victory of war in Western part of Nepal during unification of country. Which is mainly performed in Bajura,Bajhang & Achham.

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Hope I catch enough fish for my family

Old Tharu man fishing in a old canal.

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A Porter in his way.

Life is hard but they enjoy it on their way. A local porter from Far western region, Nepal.

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Crazy for Cricket.

Boys playing cricket near Himalayas in Darchula.Winner will get yarshagumba from loser.

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Never forget own Culture.

Rana Tharu women in their traditional attire singing hori song. Most of Rana Tharus are lives in southern part of Kanchanpur District.

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West Seti River.

Nowadays West Seti River is famous because of West Seti Hydroelectric Project(750 MW).

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School is the Temple of Education.

One of the oldest School of Nepal, Shree Satyavadi Higher Secondary School, Bajhang.

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Ugratara temple

Goddess Ugratara is the deity to whom the temple of Ugratara is dedicated.

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  • Saturday, April 1, 2017

    Treasure of Tharu Culture: Maghi Homestay (Photo feature)

     

    Maghi village is located in Ghodaghodi municipality-4, Kailali district, just close to the Ghodaghodi lake side.







    We can enjoy there with Tharu Culture, cultural dance (sakhiya nach and laathi nach) and local dishes. 
    It takes 1 hr from Dhangadhi and 3 hr from Nepalgunj to reach there. 
    There are 14 houses and 28 bed for homestay. You have to pay rs 150 per night per room and rs 180 for food. 
    [Source/Cr: Bharatbandhu Thapa, Onlinekhabar.com] 

    Monday, March 6, 2017

    Night view of Karnali bridge

     

    Stars and the Karnali bridge (b.1994), far west Nepal, night view. It's a 500m long single tower cable bridge in Karnali River, Chisapani. (Photo: Kashish Das Shrestha)

    Karnali Bridge in Night

    Friday, February 17, 2017

    Snowy Khaptad: A beauty in remote Nepal [Photo feature]

     

    Khaptad is a picturesque land in Far West Nepal, is veiled by snow this winter.
    This could be a perfect destination for holidaymakers as the pasture land is now covered with sublime white snow giving travelers a pleasant feeling.
    The snowy beauty will last till mid-March.

    It usually takes 3 days from Kathmandu to reach this remote nature filled destination that is perched at an elevation of 3,100 meters.
    However, the travelling to this region that stretches over four districts Bajhang, Bajura, Achham and Doti is not that easy.


    One has to travel through Kathmandu Dhangadhi Dadeldhura Baitadi and Bajhang.
     Alternative route could be Kathmandu Dhangadhi Dadeldhura Doti and Khaptad.





    Khaptad is the virgin land for tourism in far western region of Nepal. Let's go to khaptad and enjoy with nature. 


    (Photo Cr: Kishore Khadka and Kumar Chaulagai/ Kantipur)

    Monday, February 6, 2017

    Raute : Nomads of western Nepal (Photo feature)

     

    Raute People
    Raute are the nomadic Tibeto-Burman ethnic group officially recognized by the Government of Nepal. They are known for subsistence hunting of langur and macaque monkeys. They eat monkey meat.

    They gather wild forest tubers, fruits, and greens on a regular basis. To obtain grain, iron, cloth, and jewelry, they carve wooden bowls and boxes to trade for goods from local farmers. They do not sell other forest products, bushmeat, or forest medicinal plants. 







    Their population is estimated at about 650 persons living in small settlements in the Karnali and Makahali (Kali) watershed regions of western Nepal. Most have been forcibly settled by the government of Nepal but there are about 150 nomadic Raute. 
    Head of the community is known as 'Mukhiya'. Mukhiya has all power related to community. 
    They change there placement or they leave there place after death of any member of group. 
    Raute language
    The Raute language is classified as Tibeto-Burman. It is called "Raute" in most studies and sometimes "Khamci," meaning "our talk" in a few other studies. It is closely related to the language spoken by two related ethnic groups, the Ban Raji ("Little Rulers of the Forest") and Raji ("Little Rulers") of the same region (Fortier and Rastogi 2004). The closest well-documented language to Raute known at the present time is Chepang, spoken by an ethnic group of west-central Nepal who also have been hunter-gatherers until the current generation.
    Rautes emphasize that they wish to remain full-time foragers and not assimilate into the surrounding farming population.
    (Photos: Prakash Adhikari/ Kantipur)

    Saturday, January 28, 2017

    Wow ! Khaptad (Photo feature)

     

    Khaptad is located in far west region of Nepal. We need 3 days to reach Khaptad from Kathmandu. Kathmandu to Dhangadhi (By bus or flight) - Dhangadhi - Dadeldhura - Baitadi - Lamatola village of Bajhang district by bus. In Lamatola village, there is 'homestay'. After that it takes almost 8 hours to reach khaptad on foot via Darugau and Lokhada village. 




    Khaptad is located as a meeting point of Doti, Achham, Bajhang and Bajura district. Natural scenery, Khapar lake, Shahastraling temple, Nagdhunga, ghoda daun paatan and the place of Khatpad baba are the main attraction of Khaptad.  








    (Cr: Angad Dhakal/ Ekantipur online)