Nawalparasi District is a district of Lumbini Zone, administrative headquarters of Nawalparasi district located in Western Development Region of Nepal. Nawalparasi District is located in the height of 91 meters to 1936 meters from sea level and its area is 2162 sq. kilometers. The entire population of Nawalparasi district is 643,508 per census 2068 B.S. (2011 A.D.). The main profession of the residents in Nawalparasi district is agriculture. Its agricultural land is 55010.2 hectare there are seventy-three village development committees. The main residence of Nawalparasi district is Magar, Bramhin, Chhetri, Tharu, Gurung, Musalman etc. Nawalparasi district is connected to Rupandehi District on the west, Palpa and Tanahun Districts on the north, Chitwan District on the east and south and also the Indian border. The longest road of Mahendra highway, ninety-nine kilometer long, lies in this district. Major cities of Nepal like Butwal, Siddharthanagar, Tansen and Bharatpur Sub metropolitan municipality are situated in neighboring districts.
Tourism Spots:- Maulakalika Temple: Maula Kalika, a famous Hindu temple of Goddess Kalika in Gaindakot Municipality of Nawalparasi district in a Lumbini zone of Nepal, is a very famous religious and hiking destination. The maula Kalika temple is famous for the religious point of view as, during the Dashain festival in September-October, the temple is crowded with devotees and hikers worshipping Goddess Kalika in the festive seasons. Devchuli Hill: Devchuli is the hiking spot located at Pragatinagar, Devchuli Municipality, Nawalparasi district of Nepal. An inhabitant of Indigenous Magar, Bhrahman and Tharu community, Devchuli is the religious, natural and historical place that should be promoted as the tourist attraction. Tiger, Elephant, Rhino, Antelopes and different species of birds, local culture and history, beautiful Annapurna Mountain views and rhododendron forests are the major attraction of the site.
Daaune Devi Temple: The temple of Daunne Devi is located in Dumkibas VDC of Navalparasi District, situated on a hillock, at an altitude of 1033 meters, the temple is said to have existed long before the present structure was built in 1823 AD by a person named Prabhakar. The present temple houses an idol of Daunne Devi donated by the Rana prime minister, Junga Bahadur Rana. According to local legend, the hillock was named Trikuta Hill and numerous sages, including Balmiki, used to meditate there. Even today the ruins of older temples and religious structures are still visible. Devghat Dham: The temple is situated on the hilltop, around a kilometer north of the East-West Highway in Gaindakot Municipality of Nawalparasi lying in the lap of the Narayani River in the mid-part of Nepal. To reach the temple, it takes about two kilometers trek to hill upward from three kilometers west of Narayangarh of Chitwan where we should cross 1,892 footsteps to reach up to the temple. This natural location of the temple has enhanced her touristy and spiritual attraction. Devghat is regarded as the best and most ancient of the praygas. Situated on the hilltop among the dense green forest, it is gaining recognition as a spiritual Centrex as well as a holy place for fulfilling the wishes expressed by devotees and worshipers before the Goddess. CG Temple: This temple is made by Chaudhary group here we can visit and we can see the beautiful statue. ShashwatDham is a Hindu temple located in Devchuli of Nawalparasi District which is Established by the Chaudhary Group, the Dham is spread over a 12-acre plot of land, and is home to Ekambareshwar, a Shiva temple is surrounded by a pond that contains water from famous religious sites such as Pashupatinath Temple, Muktinath, and Haridwar. The Dham has been drawing tourists and pilgrims from the world over, so it’s definitely worth a visit if you happen to be in, or even near, Nawalparasi district. And even if you aren’t a particularly religious person, there’ s a lot to check out at the Dham.