Panchthar District is one of the districts situated in the hilly region of the eastern part of Nepal. This district is famous for its natural beauty and different religious place situated in this place. This district is situated at an altitude range from 383 meters to 4575 meters. This district expands in the south to north and is covered by Sikkim and Darjeeling of India in east, Terhathum, and Dhankuta in the west, Taplejung in north and Ilam and Morang in the south. This district covers an area of 1242 km2. It is also popularly known as the Pallo Kirat. In past this place was ruled by Limbu and till today majority of the population of this district are from Rai and Limbu community. We can also find People from Magar, Sunuwar, Sherpa community. Phidim is the headquarter of this district and there is easy access to transportation to this place. There are several places of attraction in this district as Phidim bazaar, Jorsal bazaar, Yasok, Rabi, Chyangthapu, Mehebote, Oyam Sukepokhari are among few of them. We can also visit different lakes and ponds such as Baraha Pokhari, Jore Pokhari etc.
Places To Visit:
Phidim: It is a beautiful hill station with a unique landscape and scenic beauty of the surrounding make it so beautiful. This place is also famous for its own typical sociocultural structure and cultural variation.
Aangsarang: It is a small VDC situated in this district. We can reach this place by 3 hours of walk from Rake bazaar. This place is popular for the mountain view and trekking. The beautiful landscape and a place of religious significance make it much more attractive.
Yasok: It is a small village situated in Pachthar district. we can reach this place after a few hours of traveling from the headquarter Phidim. It is a very interesting place as it is a suffused with many myths and legends associated with the place itself and the people.
Chhalasukka: The place lies over the beautiful hillock with a panoramic view of mountains, rivers and small valleys which is very interesting as it is suffused with several myths and legends are associated with the place itself and the individuals. As well as, many wonders and mysteries of nature can also be witnessed there which give the place a great religious significance.