Butwal , capital of Province 5 and headquarter of Rupandehi district , is one of the major city in western Nepal. The city stands beside the bank of Tinau River, and at the northern edge of the Terai plain below the Siwalik Hills.
Lumbini , the birthplace of Lord Buddha , is situated 40km south-west of Butwal . The other popular religious sites are Swargadwari , Bageshwori, Thakurdwara and Resunga , wheras Tulsipur , Nepalgunj, Kohalpur and Gulariya are main trade centers of the region .
Major attractions of the region are hill station Palpa , Banke National Park , Bheri, Rapti, and Babai rivers.
March , 2018
Photo: Lumbini / Nepal Travel BizNews