Hetauda, a sub-metropolitan city in the Makwanpur District , is temporary capital of province no.3. Hetauda is situated in the confluence of the two national highways namely Tribhuvan highway and East-Wast highway and is one of the industrial district of the country.
Hetauda city is located at a distance of 132 km via Tribhuvan Highway and 224 km via Prithvi Highway.Narayanghat is one of the major city of the province , besides other major cities Kathmandu , Bhaktapur and Lalitpur.
The world heritage sites of Kathmandu valley , wildlife resorts of Chitwan and Nawalpur , mountains like Ganesh Himal (7163 m), Langtang (7205 m) and Gaurishankar (7134 m) attract a large number of tourists each year.
As Tamakoshi, Trishuli, Bagmati and other rivers flow through this province , the region contributes a lot in generating hydro power in the country.
The hill stations Nagarkot and Dhulikhel, Shivapuri area , Chitwan National Park ,Langtang National Park, and Gaurishankar Conservation area are other attractions of the province .
Photo : Narayanhity Palace Museum , Kathmandu / Nepal Travel BizNews