Bhairahawa

Bhairahawa City is also known as Siddharthanagar is a city in Terai of Nepal. It is 275 km west from Kathmandu and 186 km south from Pokhara. It is just 3 km away from Indian border of Sunauli. Bhairahawa is the gateway to Lumbini and Kapilvastu. Bhairahawa is also a major trade hub because of the closeness with the Indian border. It is hot in summer because it is in terai but receives plenty of rain in a monsoon. You can use rickshaws while traveling around the town but you can find taxis and other larger vehicles if you want to travel further than the town. Bhairahawa is close to many attraction making it ideal spot rest and resuming the journey.

There is a system of weekly bazaars so you can enjoy the local foods and goods in the bazaar. The bazaar moves to different places according to the day of the week.it takes around 6-7 hours of bus drivers to reach Bhairahawa while you can land in Gautam Buddha airport in around 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu. it is only 20 minutes flight from Pokhara to Bhairahawa city. Butwal is the nearest large town from Bhairahawa city which is only around 20 km far.

Bhairahawa city is, like all other parts of Nepal, is a culturally and religiously diverse region. The minority religion of Muslim and Buddhist can be found in significant number. Majority of  People speak Nepali, Hindi,  Awadhi, and Bhojpuri. Momos and Pani Puri (fulki) is the common street food found in bhairahawa-city. Sweets and deserts can be found in most of the part of the town.

Lumbini

Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha is just 24 km away from the Bhairahawa. There are a lot of ancient relics and the monasteries built by countries from all over the world. You can take private vechile as well as public transport to Lumbini from Bhairahawa.

Kapilvastu

It is the name of the ancient kingdom of Shakya, the royal family of Siddhartha Gautam. Taulihawa is the administrative center of Kapilvastu. Taulihawa is 18 km from Lumbini and 40 km west from Bhairahawa. It is a popular pilgrim for the Buddhist followers. There are a lot of archeological sites in taulihawa related with Gautam Buddha and his royal family.

Tribeni Ghat

It is a small village in the banks of Narayani river.it is just across Chitwan national park which makes travelling to this place easier. It is mostly popular becayuse of its cultural and religious belif. There is Valmiki ashram across the river and people take bath in the ghats during maghe Sankranti. Touusands of hindu pilgrim make trip to tribeni ghat on the day  of maghe Sankranti to bath on the holy river.

 

 

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