Myagdi district is the part of Gandaki Pradesh and Beni is the headquarter of Myagdi District. Myagdi District has the most popular travel destination. The famous trekking destination Poon hill lies in this district. Many people come here to see the beauty of the sun over the Himalayas. Ghorepani is another famous attraction for trekkers. Not only natural resources but this district are rich in cultural heritage too.
Mainly Gurung and Magar’s communities are inhabited in this region. Situated at the joining point of Kali Gandaki River and Myagdi River, Beni Bazar is incomparable for its economic and cultural enrichment. Beni is also recognized as a gateway to the Mustang district.
Mix with natural, scenic, and cultural beauty, Myagdi is the ideal tourist destination. Myagdi is also the best place where you can get a close view of the Himalayas and offer the best what nature has. From Myagdi District you can see the beautiful peaks like the Dhaulagiri range, Annapurna range Nilgiri, Churain, Gurja, and other small peaks.
1. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
Ghorepani Poon Hill is a wonderful hill station that is suitable for a mesmerizing view of Annapurna Massif and Dhaulagiri Mountain Range. Poon Hill is located on the border of the Myagdi District and Kaski District. Poon hill is located 270 km west of Kathmandu and it takes about 2-3 days of a hike from Pokhara. Poon Hill is a great place to view the sunrise and the golden mountains, especially in the morning. Peaks seen from this hill are Annapurna South, Machapuchhre, Hiunchuli, Dhampus Peak, and other peaks.
Beyond the epic view, you will also get the opportunity to explore the natural and cultural view that makes this trek wonderful. For those who have limited time can enjoy the mountains and experience the unique local culture. On the way to poon hill trek you will pass through dense forest, villages of Gurung and Magar communities, and thundering rivers.
2. Rupsey Waterfall
A Rupsey waterfall also called Rupse Chhahara is located in Dana VDC of Myagdi District. This waterfall height is about 300 meters (984 feet) tall. Rupsey waterfall is located on Beni-Jomsom Highway and about 110 KM far from the Pokhara. The deepest George in the world Kali Gandaki George is also located near Rupsey falls.
3. Khopra Hill Trek
Khopra Hill Trek is also called Khopra Ridge Trek which is a great alternative to popular and crowded tourism destinations. Little off-the-beaten-path and an amazing view of nature is the great choice for those who have less time in Nepal.
This less crowded destination follows through the valley north of Ghorepani, before climbing ridge, called Khopra Ridge. If you want to make this trek memorable and adventurous then you can do camping high above the Khopra for one night.
4. Dhaulagiri Round Trek
Dhaulagiri Round Trek is an adventurous trek around the world’s seventh highest mountain, Dhaulagiri. It lies in the west of the Pokhara and south of Tibet and Nepal Border. This trek crosses two adventurous passes the French pass (5,240 m) and Thapa Pass (5,155 m). As you are on the way to Dhaulagiri round, you will see a spectacular view of snow-covered peaks, Kali Gandaki River, and beautiful nature.
As you are walking, you all also encounter wild yak, mountain sheep, and many species of flora and fauna. Besides beautiful nature, you also experience the hospitality of Gurung, Chhetri, and Magars peoples. The starting point of the Dhaulagiri Round Trek is from Beni.
5. Hot Spring (Tatopani Kunda)
Tatopani is located in Myagdi District, Singha VDC ward no. 4. This hot spring lies in the riverside of Myagdi River west of Beni Bazaar. The distance from Kathmandu to Tatopani is around 297 km and 92 km from Pokhara. Many people come to the hot spring from January to March.
The temperature of this hot spring is 45 to 54 degrees Celsius. Many people come to take a hot spring bath to cure different health purposes. This hot spring contains black salt and phosphorus which is a natural antibiotic. Due to this, these diseases are not transferred from one person to another by sharing the same pool. By taking a hot spring bath for a long time, can cure many diseases like gastric, uric acid, backache, skin disease, goiter, arthritis, and swelling.
6. Gurja Himal Trek
Gurja Himal trek is beautiful with lonely and untouched nature. This hidden place is surrounded by the beautiful snowy peaks like Dhaulagiri, Gurja Himal, and Churen Himal. Gurja Himal trek passes through the beautiful lush green forest, wild flora and fauna, and mesmerizing mountain ranges. Gurja Himal Trek is rich in cultural and traditional beauty. On the way, you will meet friendly local peoples and their lifestyle.
7. Malika Dhuri
Malike Dhuri is the famous hilltop which is located at the Myagdi, Muna VDC, Nepal. This hilltop is at the height of 3,700 meters and derived from two local words Malika “name of the place” and Dhuri “top”. From the top of this hill, you can see almost all the villages around Myagdi River and few parts of Baglung can be seen. From this peak, you can see beautiful mountain peaks like Dhaulagiri, Churen, Gurja, Machapuchhre, and other small peaks.
On the way to this hill, you will also see wild animals and birds like Ghoral, musk deer, Danphe, Monal, etc. during the winter season, this hill is covered with snow and reach below zero degrees Celsius.
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