Baglung is a city in western Nepal, 275 km west of Kathmandu which is the headquarter of Dhawalagiri zone. The districts with Baglung covers an area of 1,784 km² and has a population of 27,289. It is surrounded by Parvat, Myagdi, Rukum, Rolpa, Pyuthan, Gulmi districts which look like Nepal in shape. It had 59 village development committees and 1 municipality having Several rivers and streams and so many bridges. In this hilly district, most of the population are settled in the sides of the rivers. Headquarter of this (Baglung Bazaar) is also located in the bank of the holy river- Kaligandaki. Like Nepal, Baglung is also diverse in religion, culture; temperature, etc. Hinduism and Buddhism are a major religion. Magar, Chhetri, Brahmin, Newar, Gurung, and Thakali are the main ethnic groups residing in Baglung.
Panchakot Dham: Panchakot has turned into one of the main tourist destinations of Baglung district after the establishment of Panchakot Ekikrit Basti in Ward-6 of this Municipality. Panchakot is made by symbolically merging the names of five different places like Tatajalkot, Karikot, Majhkot, Raynaraynakot, and Sansaarkot.
Kalika Temple: Another fascinating attraction of Baglung is the Kalika Temple. The temple has an amazing set up which provides a feeling of serenity and tranquility. It is located at a distance of 5.5 km from Baglung Bazaar. It is nestled deep inside a dense forest at the bank of the Kali Gandaki River. People flock in the temple with a hope to fulfill their desires and wishes. Even marriages are conducted inside the temple.
Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve: Dhorpatan hunting Reserve lies within the Baglung district of Dhawalagiri Himalayan range. It’s the only hunting reserve in Nepal and was primarily established to cater to the requirements of sports hunting and for the conservation of representatives of temperate, upland and alpine ecosystems of west Nepal.
Dhaulagiri: Dhaulagiri, the 7th highest mountain in the world which is situated in Nepal and forms part of the Dhaulagiri mountain range whose name is derived from Sanskrit, where it means ‘white beautiful mountain’. The first mount in 1960, the mountain has since been climbed successfully hundreds of times.