Nepalgunj is located in the southern plains of Nepal bordering India. It is also called the gateway to far-west of Nepal and has many industries that lies in its premises. It is very close to Bardia National park. Here, you can find many wild lives including Royal Bengal Tiger, Gharials, crocodiles, spotted deer, monkeys and more. The Indian city, Lucknow is only 4 hours drive away from Nepalgunj.
Nepalgunj is a multi-ethnic city with the people belonging to various communities residing together. It is also a platform for various and culture. One can observe the various art forms and culture of diverse community living here that consist of Hill-Nepalis, Indians, Muslims, Hindus and Buddhists. The trekking expedition to Dolpo and Jumla regions of Nepal that are two of the most famous trekking expeditions in Nepal starts from Nepalgunj. The route from here is serves the view of wild landscape and Shey Phoksundo Lake that changes the color with the change of weather. It also offers the trekking expeditions to Upper Dolpo region and the Shey Gopma.
So, you can also visit Nepalgunj as a transit point.
There are many good hotels under operation in Nepalgunj and many are on the offing. It is also the gateway to Mansarovar yatra, wherein many tourists from India and Nepal visit every year for pilgrimage. Temperatures sometimes exceed 40°C (104°F) from April to June. During the rainy season—arriving in June and lasting into September—it is less hot but sometimes very humid. Winter is usually pleasant while the sun is out. It sometimes is foggy and overcast; then it can be chilly with temperatures below 10°C (41°F) but no frost. During Summer we suggest visitors to carry thinnest clothes they have in their closet likewise some warmer clothes in winter.