Udayapur District is situated in the middle of Sagarmatha Zone which covers an area of 2,063 km² and in 2001 had a population in 2011 of 317,532. Gaighat is the Headquarter of this district. The major area of this district is covered by tropical and subtropical climate. It is bounded in the east by Sunsari, west by Sindhuli and Dhanusha district. In the North, it is bounded by Okhaldhunga, Khotang and Bhojpur District and in the south by Siraha and Saptari District. A wide range of people from different community and culture makes this place as their common home. Magar, Rai, Tamang, Danuwar, Sherpa, Satar are few of them. There are many places to visit in this district. Gaighat, Udayapur Gad, Katai Beltar, Tribeni, Rautaha pond, Murkuchi Lake, Suke Pokhari are few of the attractive place.
Places To Visit in Udayapur :
Indreswor Mahadev Temple: After a walk of around one kilometer from the headquarter of Udayapur i.e. Gaighat, we can reach the temple of Indreshwor Mahadev. This temple is considered as holy as the temple of Pashupatinath. People from all community and culture have access to enter this temple.
Rautaha Pokhari: It is situated in Rautaha VDC and is at about two thousand feet above the sea level. This pond is surrounded by evergreen tall forest. This pound makes everyone attract towards it by its unique beauty.
Triveni Dham: Triveni Dham is the confluence point of three rivers Tawa, Kamala, and Dudhauli and is a famous place for Hindu people.
Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve: The Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is a protected area in the Terai of eastern Nepal covering 175 km² of wetlands in the Sunsari, Saptari and Udayapur Districts which comprises extensive mudflats, reed beds, and freshwater marshes in the floodplain of the Sapta Kosi River, and ranges in altitude from 75 to 81 m.