Baglung is a road less traveled offering the travelers with an array of natural, cultural, and recreational activities. Baglung district is a part of Gandaki Province of Nepal. Known to be a business hub for northern and southern part of Nepal, Baglung now serves as a transit center for those visiting the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Dhorpatan and Dolpa area. Due to the presence of many rivers and suspension bridges it is also popularly known as the district of suspension bridges.
Clear views of the Himalaya can be seen throughout Baglung, while areas such as Bhakunde, Panchakot are popular for the spectacular views of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range. The terrain is suitable for trekking, biking, rafting making it a perfect holiday destination for adventure seekers. Kalika Bhagwati Temple is said to be the most popular temple in this region where an annual fair is held during the festival of Chaite Dashain attracting many pilgrims every year.
Popular attractions of Baglung are Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve, the only licensed hunting reserve in Nepal and a prime habitat for blue sheep. The other prime attractions of Baglung are Baglung Bazaar a thriving town, and the administrative headquarters of Baglung district; Panchakot/ Shaligram Museum, ammonite museum of religious and archaeological significance about 7 km from Baglung Bazaar; Kalika Bhagwati Temple, a significant Hindu temple dedicated to goddess Kali situated on the banks of Kali Gandaki river; Galkot Durbar which used to be the residence of the Malla kings who ruled over Galkot during the Baise and Chaubise Rajya period; Gaighat Jharana or falls, a perfect sighseeing, picnic spot for wanderers.
The nearest airport is in Pokhara about 80.5 km, travelers can take a bus from there and reach Baglung in abour 2.5 hours. Tourist standard hotels and homestays are available for Accommodation in Baglung Bazaar.