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Okhaldhunga (Big Grinding stone)

Location:Sagarmatha Zone/Eastern Development Region


Area: 1,074km2

Locals:Kirat, Rais, Brahmins, Chheti, Sunuwar

Language Spoken:Nepali, Kiranti


Roadways:  The district headquarter is yet to be connected by national highway so a two day walk from the town of Katari is the best option

Airport: Rumjatara Airport (5.3kms)



Natural Heritages

Breathtaking views of Mt. Everest, Kanchenjanga, Gaurishankar, Tholedemba, Taklung, Rawadelu

Natural Springs: Pokali, Lipu, Patle, Sepli, Dhikure

Chameru Gufa(Bat cave)  


Cultural/Religious Heritages:

Shree Champadevi Temple

Other Attractions:

Ancient forts: Okhaldhunga gadhi, Taluwagdhi, Chisankhukot, Bhaluithumkagadhi, Chyanmakotgadhi

Famous for Slate stones, copper mines, coffee, cardamom   

Adventure Options:

1.    Trekking: Kathmandu-Khiji-Chandeshori-Everest Base Camp

2.    Rafting: Sunkoshi, Bhotekoshi

Best time to Travel:

October to December
February to April


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