Tansen Palpa, the most famous city in western Nepal, has a unique history since its inception, a city located at an altitude of 4300 meters above sea level. Tansen is famous all over the world by the name of Palpa. Palpa district falls in Lumbini zone. Tansen is the district headquarters of Palpa and that is why most people call Tansen Palpa. Palpa is made up of 64 village development committees and one municipality.
According to the 2011 census, the population of Palpa is about 240,000. In terms of area, Palpa is spread over 1373 km2 square. Palpa is located in the Mahabharata Range and in the southern part of the Himalayas. The Madi valley extends to the west of Palpa and the Kali Gandaki flows along the northern border. Looking back at the history of Palpa, in the 16th century, Palpa was ruled by the kings of the Sen dynasty for about 300 years. Palpa has a large population of mainly Magar and Newar communities. There are also Brahmin, Chhetri, Bhojpuri, Tharu, Gurung, Tamang and Limbu communities.
When it comes to the weather, the weather in Palpa is considered to be very good for tourism. Tourists can come to visit throughout the year. The temperature in Yaha is 28 degrees Celsius in summer and 8 degrees Celsius in winter. June and July have the highest rainfall. Palpa, located at the foot of the Srinagar Valley, is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Palpa is so beautiful that tourists never tire of praising it. Every place and area of Palpa is worth visiting but some of the important places are Tansen Bazaar, Palpa Ranighat, Tansen Durbar, Tanahu, Bhairabsthan.
How to reach Tansen Palpa ?
Palpa is 40 kilometers from Butwal and 125 kilometers from Pokhara. It takes about 1 hour to reach Palpa from Butwal and 5-6 hours from Pokhara. There are many ways to reach Palpa from Kathmandu. You have to travel about 300 kilometers to reach Palpa using the road.
Palpa, also known as the Queen of the Mountains, is visited by thousands of tourists every year, and we all Nepalis need to inform the whole world about Palpa for the development of our country’s tourism sector.