The Syangja district adorned by ancient, historical and natural heritage is at a thirty-five-kilometer road distance from Pokhara. Putalibazar is the headquarters of the hilly district bounded by Tanahu to the east, Parbat and Gulmi to the west, Kaski, and Parbat to the north and Palpa to the south. The climate is neither too hot nor too cool whereas altitude ranges from 366 m from the basin of the Kaligandaki river to 2512 m within the highlands. The expanse of the district is 1164 sq kilometer. the encompassing green hills and the nearby Andhikhola river has increased the glory of Putalibazar.
The district is additionally renowned for tourism. Panchase, Sirubari, Nuwakot, Thaple, Matikhan Andha-Andhi Daha, Garhausur, Satau, Ramchedanda, and Budhilek are the outstanding tourist hotspots of the district. additionally, numerous ancient temples, historical sites, fascinating sceneries, caves, and numerous nature are the other attractions of the district and are considered important in terms of tourism. The Kolmadanda situated just ten kilometers from the district headquarters is popular for viewing the sunrise and mountains. Months from Sept to March are considered most applicable for visiting Syangja, as nature exhibits its full splendor is these periods. Syangja’s center Putalibazaar is 235 kilometers from Katmandu, 35 kilometers from Pokhara and 85 kilometers from Palpa by road. Likewise, the Sirubari village, popular for its hospitable homestay service, is 30 kilometer from Putalibazaar. Similarly, Waling is 28 kilometer and Galyang 46 kilometer.
SIRUBARI: Sirubari situated at Syangja district’s Panchmul village is the 1st in the country to be declared a rural tourist center. Its fame is spreading around the world largely because of the endeavors’ of the local residents. Sirubari offers a close peek into Gurung culture and living. The picturesque village is dotted with houses with stone roofs and cobbled stone yards.
NUWAKOT: The archeologically important tourist destination of Nuwwakot is found towards the east of Syangja district’s administrative center Putalibazaar. The castle housed the royal palace of Yalambar Khand alias Kulamandan Shah. Nuwakot was additionally the old headquarters of Syangja but now only the ruins of the palace stay. A visit to Nuwakot features within the itinerary of an ever-increasing variety of tourists to the area, both native and international
MATIKHAN: The attractive Matikhan village is favored sight-seeing destination of Syangja. Tourists reach Matikhan for viewing the Himalayan panorama and the sights of Pokhara valley. exciting sunrise, sunset, and Mountain view are the attractions of Mtikhan village. A view tower has additionally been constructed to watch the majestic sights. a close-by crest hosting the tower of Gandaki F.M. provides an alternate viewing point.