Top 9 Reasons to visit Province One, and One important reason to make friend in Province One

By Dibya Jyoti Adhikari

July 21, 2021

Lush mountains, vibrant ethnic communities, beautiful villages and extended plains. Province One carries so much to explore! Lying in the eastern most part of Nepal, it covers three zones, Mechi, Koshi and Sagarmatha Zone, 14 districts. The province covers an area of 25,905 km2 which is about 17.5% of the country’s total area. There are many beautiful places, historical sites, religious areas, and national parks which you can visit in Province One.

But, do you have friends in Province One, who can take you around and host you during your trip? 🙂

Well, we will talk about friends and friendship later. For now, let’s talk about 9 places you can visit in Province One.

    1. Mount Everest
      Mount Everest is earth’s highest peak above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas. For approaching the summit climbers need to reach Solukhumbu district of Province One. 
    2. Biratnagar
      The industrial capital of Nepal is also the capital of Province One. The city is home to the Biratnagar Jute Mills, the first large-scale industry of Nepal. Biratnagar is connected to a major custom route with India and has the second largest land port in Nepal.
    3. Makalu Barun National park
      It is the world’s only protected area with an elevation gain of more than 8,000 m (26,000 ft) enclosing tropical forest as well as snow-capped peaks. It covers an area of 1,500 km2 (580 sq mi) in the Solukhumbu and Sankhuwasabha districts, and is surrounded by a bufferzone to the south and southeast
    4. Mai Pokhari
      Maipokhari is in Ilam District in the Mechi zone of Eastern Nepal. Mai Pokhari is a wetland in the Illam district of Nepal that was designated a Ramsar site. It is a pilgrimage centre for both Hindus and Buddhist.
    5. Halesi Mahadev
      The Halesi Maratika caves are located next to the village of Mahadevsthan in the Khotang district of Eastern Nepal. The temple is a venerated pilgrimage site for Hindus, Buddhists and Kiratas.
    6. Dharan
      The Koshi highway runs through the heart of the city and connects it with the provincial capital of Biratnager as well as the Itahari junction of the east–west Mahendra Highway.
    7. Kanyam
      Kanyam is known for its green tea garden and picnic sports. She is also called queen of Eastern Nepal due to its natural environment.
    8. Bhojpur
      Bhojpur is one of the two urban municipalities of Bhojpur district. Bhojpur is the traditional home for Kirat Rai people and its market is famous for metalworks particularly khukuri, karuwa and knives.
    9. Todke Waterfall
      Todke waterfall is located in the hills of Maimajhuwa near Maipokhari in Illam district. It has a height of 85m. This waterfall is one of the tallest waterfalls in Nepal.  

Bonus Destination:

Baraha Pokhari
Bara Pokhari is one of the most beautiful, off the beaten, trekking regions of Nepal. Bara pokhari is a sacred pilgrimage place. The view of Manaslu, Buddha Himal, Himachuli, Annapurna and Fishtail is magnificent from this place at an
altitude of 3100m.

After reading about these 10 places, we all want to take a trip to Province One. It is a high time to make plans and hop on the journey after the pandemic ends.

But do you have a friend who can take you around and host you in Province One?

Well, I have a solution for you!

Resume Didi is hosting a Youth Leadership Program(YLP) in Province One, and bringing youths together for three days! It is a perfect opportunity for you to meet, network and make friends from Province One. So, what are you waiting for?

Share this on your Facebook and Instagram page, and invite and register for the leadership program.

Youth Leadership Program is a joint initiation of Resume Didi and Jyoti Bikash Bank to train youth in three core topics of leadership and communication, financial literacy and mental well being.

What are you waiting for? If you are a student studying in Grade 8-12, sign up or share with you friends from Province One who might be interested?

Join Youth Leadership Program

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