The Mahendranagar is a city located in far west Nepal of district Kanchanpur. The Mahendranagar is named after King Mahendra and city was planned by a Japanese organization. Mahendranagar is one of the beautiful places to visit in Nepal.
Some basic information about Mahendranagar Nepal is given below.
- 9th largest city of Nepal
- Longitude/ Latitude: 80.3333330/28.916670
- population : 104,599 (2011)
- area: 171.24 km2
- airport: Majhgaun Airport (closed)
- Internet service: 3G/4G/ADSL/optical fiber cable
- ISP: NTC, Ncell, world link
Places to visit in Mahendranagar Nepal
Mahendranagar, Kanchanpur district has many touristic destinations in plain Terai region of Nepal. It has full of Natural beauty. Beautiful Grassy landscape, River, Forest, Chure Hills, Lakes, Ponds, wild animals, birds many more to travel and explore.
Shuklaphanta National Park
Shuklaphanta National Park is a famous destination for tourists and whoever wanna ride on an elephant and take a pleasure of wildlife camping.
The park is spread over 305 sq.KM and has thousands of wildlife including, Royal Bengal Tiger, One-horned Rhino, Elephant, Swamp deer, and beautiful flowers and faunas.
The Shuklaphanta National park is famous for Swamp deer, Royal Bengal Tiger, and Elephant. It is no surprise if you see a group of 300 Swamp deer around the grassy landscape.
Located in North of Mahendranagar Nepal, Jhilmila Lake is another famous destination for the devotee and another kind of travelers. It has its own religious importance and historical value.
Those who want to take pleasure of colorful lake between small Chure hill, do visit this place. Mountains around, beautiful lake in the middle, same species and sizes fish are playing on the edge of the lake.
he beautiful Bedkot lake is 13 KM far from headquarter city Mahendranagar. Now the whole region within the total area of Daiji lies in Bikadot Municipality.
The Bedkot Lake is the beautiful destination. It has historical value, as well as, the religious place with the delectable view of natural beauty. Thousands of Hindu pilgrim from India and other countries visit this lake and worship lake & Shivalinga to fulfill their wishes.
Dodhara suspension Bridge
Dodhara Chandani suspension bridge is one of the largest bridge in South Asia. Which cross-border between India And Nepal. The beautiful Mahakali river came from far away Himalaya and beautiful grassy landscape, sunset and sunrise are the main tourist attraction of Dodhara Chandani.
Beautiful Landscape and crop fields
Mahendranagar has beautiful large grassy landscape and agriculture farming. Sometimes elephants and other wild animals like elephants enter in this village landscape and destroy their crop.
Since the Government increase Shuklaphanta National Park area to reduce farming destruction and to save villagers.
Hotels and Accommodation in Mahendranagar Nepal
There are no 3 star or 5-star hotels in Mahendranagar. The condition of non-star hotels is also bad. They do not provide good service and facility.
Hotel Opera provide good service compared to other hotels and bars. Never enter a bus parkside hotel, they are fraud. Sorry, I do not recommend any hotels in Mahendranagar. You have to manage by urself.
How to get to Mahendranagar Nepal from Kathmandu
You can get either by bus or by plane & bus. You can have a 45-minute flight from Kathmandu to Dhangadhi and from Dhangadhi, you can get by road.
Or if you wanna travel cheaper you can get Mahendranagar Nepal from Kathmandu directly by bus.