Gorkha historic birthplace of Prithvi Narayan Shah, who unified the kingdoms of Nepal in 1769 it maintains much of its centuries old charm with the main Durbar Palace as the central attraction. Trekkers often depart from here on the great Manaslu circuit while also enjoying this classic and much loved cultural town.
Gorkha is the foundation of Nepal. It is the home to the bravest-of-the-brave troops in the world, Gurkha. From the Gorkha only, the vision of present-day Nepal was sketched by the first king of the modern Nepal. Before that, Nepal was divided into small kingdoms until when Prithvi Narayan Shah, the first king of (modern) Nepal had the vision to unite small kingdoms into a singular strength to build a wall against the rising force from the East, East India Company.
It is the location of the Manakamana Temple Also, the temples of great sage Gorakh Nath and goddess Gorakh Kali temple is located in district, after which the district got its name. Four major rivers run within and along it – the Chepe, Daraudi, Marsyangdi, and Budhi Gandaki.
Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat. It takes around 8 hours.
Trek from Arughat to Ghyampesal. It takes around 7 hours. On the way you can see Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Annapurna range.
Trek from Ghyampesal to Gorkha. It takes around 7 hours.
On the way you can see Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Annapurna range. Bhimsen Park, Darbur Square, Gorakhnath, Kalika temple, 270 Nepal capital.
Trek from Gorkha to Manakamana. It takes around 7 hours.
Cable car ride from Manakamana to Highway than drive to Kathmandu.