Gorkha, a scenic hill town offers panoramic view of snow capped mountains. Situated on a small hillock at an attitude of about 1000 m with great historical significance, Gorkha unlocks numerous doors to natural heaven and lies at a distance of 6 hours’ pleasant drive from Kathmandu. It is a sanctuary for history enthusiasts and a city that shaped the whole nation and legends of the gallant “Gurkhas”.


Ranging from Tropical, Sub-tropical to Alpine Climatic areas, Gorkha is the best place to be in all seasons around the year. During the summer, cool climate can be experienced in the mid and northern part whereas during the winter, mid and the southern part offer warm climate.


Gorkha at a Glance

Gorkha: The birth place of brave Gurkha, the original place of Shah     Dynasty, Gorkha Durbar and museum, Gorakhnath Baba (sage), Gorakhnath Cave and Kali Mandir (temple)
Manaslu Mountain : The eighth highest mountain pick of the world (8163 m.)
Goddess Manakamana: Guarantor and granter of any wishes, Nepal’s first cabal car
Barpak: The unique village of Gurung and Ghale settlement, Villagage for homestay, the birthplace of Victoria Cross winner Gaje Ghale
Laprak: Unique settlement of Gurung community
Nubri Valley: Nubri culture, Nubri community and meeting point of the beautiful landscape
Tsum Valley: Non-violence, Buddhist Philosophy and meeting point of enchanting landscape
Rajen Gumba Mu: Buddhist Monasteries
Lakes/Ponds: Birendra Lake (3640 m.), Chhosong Lake (4000 m.), Kaal Lake (3500 m.), Kalchhuman Lake, Narad Kunda, Sano Dudh Pokhari, Thulo Dudh Pokhari, Tatopani, and Bhulbhulekhar
Hot-water Springs: Uhiya Hot Spring, Bhulbhule Khaar Hot Water Spring,  Machhakhola Hot Water, etc.
View Points: Bakreshwori, Tanchhang Kot, Uppalo Kot (Gorkha Bazzar), Liglig Kot, Lakang Kot, Siranchowk Kot, Harmo Kot, Dharche Danda (Sambai), etc.
Caves: Caves including Sita Gufa, Fu Gufa, etc.
Passes: Passes including Larke pass, Rupinala pass, etc.
Historical Kots (forts): Historical forts including Liglig Kot, Siranchowk Kot, Uapllo Kot, etc.
Bio-diversity: Extending from 228 m. to 8183m. from the sea level