Brief introduction to Biratnagar city:
Biratnagar is Nepal’s second biggest city which is located near the
south-eastern border to India. It is known by agriculture, commerce and
industry. Country’s most manufacturing industries are located in this region.
Tourists discover Biratnagar on their way to the Himalayan states of India,
known as Sikkim and Darjeeling. Visitors also arrive Biratnagar by air to begin
their trekking to mountains such as
Kanchenjunga. In recent days, a day or two
is also spent at
Biratnagar city by tourists adventuring into Nepal’s tea
growing regions like Illam and
Nepal's first large scale industry was setup in Biratnagar, the Biratnagar
Jute Mills in 1936. Today, the city has some of the largest industrial
undertakings in the country. It is Nepal's second biggest city which is believed
to be the capital of language, culture and politics of the country. Biratnagar
Jute Mills, was set up here in 1936.
Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (90-minute
drive) is a bird watching spot. The Koshi Barrage on the Koshi river (two-hour
drive) is an impressive sight. Biratnagar is the hub of air routes in eastern
Nepal. (Temperature 8-39 degrees Celsius).