23, Apr 2020 | nepaltraveller.com

Famous for  natural, cultural, historical and agricultural Rampur is a place not to miss

The city of Rampur is located in the South-Western part of Nepal, 65km northeast from the headquarter city Tansen. Rampur is a valley bounded by Syangja in the north, Tanahun in the northeast and Nawalparasi in the east. Rampur covers an area of  123 square kilometers. The town lies at an elevation of 1100m above the sea level. Being one of the main cities of Palpa, most of the facilities are available in the city. Proper education facility, health, electricity, road connection to the rest of the country, Police Station, Communication are available which has attracted many people from villages of Palpa to make Rampur their home. 


According to the latest data collected, the municipality had a population of 35,396 people living in 8,134 individual households. The population density of the region is about 288 people per square kilometers. The majority of people in Rampur speak Nepali, Magar, Newari, and Kumal as their first languages. The people of Rampur are engaged in agriculture practices like Banana Production, Potato Production and also Beekeeping. Rampur is popular for the natural, cultural, historical and agricultural precinct.


Some of the main attraction of the city

Rafting in KaliGandaki River.


Ram Gufa, Bhrigu Dungeshwari Cave.

Sita Kund.

Temples like Talpokhara Temple, Tapu Dham, Ramghat Temple, Amar Narayan Mandir.

 Amar Narayan Mandir

Trekking around the hills of Rampur; Beautiful sights of Syangja, Tanahun and Nawalparasi can be viewed.

Tal Pokhara; Boating is famous in this Lake.

Tal Pokhara

Ridi Mela; A major Hindu pilgrimage destination at the confluence of the Kaligandaki and Ridi rivers. Huge mela is organized during the Maghe Sankranti.

Rani Mahal; Taj Mahal of Nepal.

Rani Mahal

Madanpokhara;  Famous for its vegetable farmings and viewing great Madi Valley.

The mesmerizing view of mountain Makalu and Annapurna along with the plain Terai.


Argeli Palace; Beautiful palace constructed by Juddha Shamsher. 

Vulture Conservation Area.

Shreenagar Hills; Sunrise and Sunset View.

Shreenagar Hills

Community Homestay; Experience the warm hospitality of the Rampur village.

Ruru Kshetra.

Explore villages like Gaudan, Dhakaldanda, Tansen, Satyawati.


Siddha Baba Dham.

Tansen Durbar. 

Tansen Durbar. 

Getting There

Rampur is well connected by roadways, but the airways have not been developed yet. However, you can take a flight to Bhairawa or Pokhara and from there you can travel by road to reach Rampur. It can take about 3 hours from Pokhara and 4 hours from Bhairahawa. Regular buses and taxis are available to reach Rampur from the airports. Yeti Airlines, Nepal Airlines, Buddha Air have been providing their services. 

There are regular buses travelling from Kathmandu. There are two ways to reach Tansen- 225km from Kathmandu to Pokhara and 250km from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa.



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Dolpa; The land of snowy peaks, ancient and remote villages, rich wildlife, lovely Buddhist monasteries and wonderful lakes

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