Pyuthan district is a part of Rapti zone. One of the seventy five districts of Nepal, Pyuthan has its headquarters in Pyuthan. Pyuthun of Nepal is the administrative centre of Pyuthun district. !-- MOW-336-Ad-Unit --> It is around 175 km west of capital of Kathmandu. Pyuthun is also locally known as "Khalanga". This name has been given to Pyuthun because in the past it had military strong point.
Visiting Kathmandu has become very convenient now. There are regular flights from New Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi, Kolkata, and all the major airports across the world to Kathmandu. Kathmandu can also be reached by road especially from India. There are state transport buses as well as cars linking various places within Nepal.
The town is situated about 400m to the mountain side above the flood plains of Jhimruk Khola River. The Government officials, soldiers, army personnel, police etc are residents of this place.
The famous destination of Pyuthan in Nepal is the Swargadwari temple. Hindu tourists from all over the world make it a point to visit here. Swargadwari was believed to be an incarnation of God. Human faith considered him God and thus pilgrims still come to this place to offer prayers. Tourists also come here to enjoy the scenic beauty of the place.
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