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Anisha Rauniyar June 1, 2020

Palpa District isn’t a long way from Pokhara and effortlessly came to by transport. The antiquated slope town of Tansen in this locale offers a progressively serene climate where time moves gradually and the laid back way of life is irresistible. Stroll down the cobbled avenues in the old bazaar to find a lifestyle very unique in relation to current Pokhara’s Lakeside.

Halfway among Pokhara and the Indian fringe, Tansen features some old imaginative Newari houses and cobbled roads. Hundreds of years back, Newar specialists from Kathmandu showed up in Tansen to exchange, carrying with them their craft and design. The pleasant town of Tansen is the central command of Palpa District and the center point of the way of life of the mid-west. The scene ascends from 250m to 2,000m in rise and is home to differing greenery.


In spite of the fact that Tansen is overwhelmed by customary Newari design, the locale is home to the Magar individuals, and the name “Tansen” has its birthplaces in the Magar language, signifying “northern settlement.” Palpa is one of the twelve Magar areas of West Nepal and appreciates a rich, different culture and religion. Palpa was the seat of the Sen realm that controlled over this locale from the sixth century for very nearly 300 years

Nothing will set you up for the gloriousness you will observer when you at long last reach Palpa. A visit to Palpa will leave you needing to go more inside Nepal to encounter all the wealth it brings to the table. In spite of the fact that the significant attractions of Palpa is the antiquated culture, and magnificent mountain sees, its Newar charms and unmistakable medieval feel will leave you entranced.

It is said that the vagrants from Kathmandu Valley, particularly the Newars, assumed a significant job in advancing the engineering and culture of Tansen, and the confirmations of that can even now be seen today in numerous alcoves and corners of this enchanting little town. Cobblestone lanes with wooden Newar-style houses, the engineering of Tansen will cause you to feel like you have ventured into another time through and through.

The characteristic and grand magnificence of Palpa is something else to wonder about. Roosted high over the Kali Gandaki River among Butwal and Pokhara, Tansen, on sunny mornings, will offer you terrific perspectives on Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu, Gauri Shankar and different pinnacles. At Shreenagar you will get a 360-degree perspective on slopes encompassing Palpa and past.


The Magar and the Newar individuals make up a bigger level of the populace in the locale. The other ethnic gatherings living in Palpa are the Brahmin, Chhetri, Bhojpuri, Tharu, Gurung, Tamang, and Limbu.

Newars, initially from the Kathmandu valley, followed chances of exchange and art and moved to various pieces of the nation. In Tansen they found an incredible chance to exchange the intersection of exchange courses and the managerial base camp.

The Newar individuals despite everything make up a high level of the populace in the center territory. The Magars anyway are predominant in certain pieces of Palpa locale and are thought to be the principal pilgrims of this area.

Tansen can be visited whenever of the year with temperatures extending from a limit of 28 degrees Celsius in summer to at least 8 degrees Celsius in winter. The district gets a lot of the storm downpour during the long stretches of June and July.


There are customary transports from Kathmandu to Tansen – 296 km from Kathmandu by means of Butwal and around 324 km from Kathmandu by means of Pokhara. You can take a booked departure from Kathmandu to Pokhara or Bhairahawa and afterward drive to Tansen. Tansen is helpfully close Lumbini, the origin of Lord Buddha, and the ever mainstream visitor home base of Pokhara. It is around 3-4 hours drive from both of these urban areas.

Traveler Services

There are various acceptable to direct lodgings and hotels in Tansen to suit everybody’s financial plan and prerequisites. They are perfect and the staff in many lodgings is inviting. Superb Nepali dinners are served in the cutting edge looking cafés and some likewise serve mainland food.

Batuk Bread

Batuk roti is produced using dark lentils (kalo maas) or rice beans (siltung/masyang) and is one of the fundamental merry nourishments eaten during Maghe Sankranti or Maghi celebration. It is a social food of Magar ethnic network and should have in any events, celebrations, and functions including wedding service. It is broadly eaten by different networks including Khas and well known dish in western area Palpa, Gulmi and so forth and as a rule eaten with chukauni (produced using potato, yogurt, and flavors).

Worked in 1892 by Rana Bada Hakim Khadka Shamser in the memory of his better half Tej Kumari, Palpa Ranighat is frequently called the Taj Mahal of Nepal. It is determined to a monstrous stone bed at the banks of the Kali Gandaki River. You can see its dazzling royal residence garden, stonewalls, and a little hallowed place once here.

At the focal point of the town lies the 64-room governor’s castle, a portrayal of expressions of the human experience and artworks of old Palpa. The significance of Tansen Durbar falls directly after the Singha Durbar of Kathmandu. It is the core of Palpa, pulling in both neighborhood and worldwide travelers to this wonderful slope. On January 31, 2006, Nepal’s Maoists propelled assaults in

Tansen with no clear reasons. They battled with nearby specialists and besieged numerous old structures, including the royal residence that had housed government workplaces. Numerous chronicled structures, including the Tansen castle, were devastated and are being remade.

  • Population: 261,180


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