Like many places in the far-west of Nepal, the natural beauty of the place is spectacular
Patan a small municipality located in Baitadi District is formed of six villages Sakar, Silganga, Bhumeshwor, Gujar and Basantapur. It is considered as one of the most beautiful municipalities in the district.
The hills are covered with pine forests and the Surnaya River streams below giving the place a picture-postcard feel. It is naturally known as the heart of Baitadi district.
Like many places in the far-western parts of Nepal, the natural beauty of the place cannot be ignored. It is well known for its natural surroundings and wildlife. Hidden ponds, streams, rivers and rivulets add to its natural charm.
Corn and wheat are the major crops grown here. Medical herbs and adventure travel experiences abound on the hills while the picturesque town has all the ingredients to make it a tourism attraction.
Highlights of the place
The Tripura Sundari Temple, one of the seven Bhagwati temples is one of the religious sites where devotees gather from across Nepal and India.
Hiking the nearby hills is amazing with mesmerizing views of the valley and mountains.
Explore peaceful nearby villages like Sakar, Silganga, Bhumeswor, Gujar, Basantapur.
Visit the hydropower site near the Surnaya River.
Experiencing the ethnic diversity of the place in its festivals. The popular festivals are Gaura, Jaat, Sankrati etc
Special local delicacies made of "chiuri" extract.
The town is well accessed by air as well as by bus. One can reach there by bus via the Mahakali Highway or by flight which is directly available from Kathmandu to Baitadi.
Those with time are advised to travel by road as the 17-hour bus ride will keep you amazed with breathtaking views.