Chainpur is the district headquarters of Bajhang district at a distance of 660 kilometers from Kathmandu. It is one of the beautiful places with snowy mountains like Saipal Himal (7031m), Sankhamala Himal, Lama Peak, Ramkot Danda along Seti River valley. High land animals like Himalayan black bear, wolf, hispid hare, blue sheep, barking deer, snow leopard etc. and the high country birds like raven, vulture, hawk, Himalayan munal, pheasant etc dwell in ever green nice temperate and alpine forests. The society in lower part is mainly Hindus and the upper part is infuenced by the Tibetan culture.


Ramkot provides spectacular views of Surmalekh, Urailekh, Saipal, Gorakh, Kanti and Kanjirowa Himalayan ranges to the west, north and east and beautiful meandering Seti River valley with settlements of the people, garlands of mountain- horizons to the south. The trail to Ramkot from Talkot Dhuli along the river valley is pleasant. Birds and insects, primitive life style of the people, huts and thatched roof houses decorated by colorful clay are common sights. The formation of the mountains can be the subject of study for the geologists. There is the way to Kailash and Man Sarovar in Tibet passing through the Chanwa Urailekh via Seti River valley.




Latitude: 29’’ 29””-30’’ 01”

Longitude: 800 46‟ – 810 34‟

Headquarter: Chainpur

Altitude: 915 m to 7031m

Area: 3422 sq. km


East: Bajura, Humla

West: Baitadi, Darchula

North: Humla, China

South: Doti, Baitadi and achham

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