Seti Gandaki from Ramghat Pokhara
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The Seti Gandaki River, also known as the Seti River or the Seti Khola, is a river of western Nepal, a left tributary of the Trishuli River. Its gorges around Pokhara are a major attraction for tourists worldwide.
It rises from the base of the Annapurna massif, and flows south and south-east past Pokhara and Damauli to join the Trishuli River near Devghat.
The lakes of Pokhara were created through a geological process. As the Seti river carried the moraine from Annapurna Himalayas after the burst of glacial lakes at various pre-historical time periods, the moraine were deposited on the routes of the rivers. This caused formation of natural lakes.
Seti is one of the holiest rivers of Nepal, worshiped in Hinduism as a form of Vishnu. The river is also famous because it is close to some Holy places and is the central point of many stories of Hindu mythology, such as the Mahabharata, one of longest books of Hinduism, written by Vyasa, who was born near the confluence of the Gandaki and Madi rivers near Damauli, Tanahun, Nepal. Gandaki River .
Its major tributary are Mardi Khola, Kali khola, Phedi khola, Bijayapur khola, Khudi khola, Pudi khola, Suraudi khola, Bange khola and the largest tributary Madi. Pokhara, Leknath, Suklagandaki, Bhimad and Damauli are the cities through which Seti river flows .
The Seti Gandaki was successfully descended for the first time in June 1971 by Daniel C. Taylor and Jennifer Ide. They went by raft, having to portage around the three kilometer section where the whole Seti river goes underground.
A a slurry of sediment, rock, and water suddenly surged through Pokhara Valley on May 5, 2012, obliterating dozens of homes and sweeping 72 people to their deaths.
KI Singh Pul
Manipal Suspension Bridge
Seti Nadi Pul - span 180m
Dhunge Sanghu (natural bridge)
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Ghaghara, also called Karnali is a perennial trans-boundary river originating on the Tibetan Plateau near Lake Manasarovar. It cuts through the Himalayas in Nepal and joins the Sharda River at Brahmaghat in India. Together they form the Ghaghara River, a major left bank tributary of the Ganges. With a length of 507 kilometres (315 mi) it is the longest river in Nepal. The total length of Ghaghara River up to its confluence with the Ganges at Revelganj in Bihar is 1,080 kilometres (670 mi). It is the largest tributary of the Ganges by volume and the second longest tributary of the Ganges by length after Yamuna.
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Gandaki zone (Nepali: गण्डकी अञ्चल
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Dhading District, a part of Bagmati Pradesh, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal. The district, with Dhading Besi as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,926 square kilometres (744 sq mi), had a population of 338,658 in 2001 and 336,067 in 2011.
Kaski District (Nepali: कास्की जिल्ला
Palpa District (Nepali: पाल्पा जिल्ला
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The Rahughat Khola is a tributary of the Kali Khola and Myagdi Khola in Nepal.
The Marshyangdi is a mountain river in Nepal. Its length is about 150 kilometres.
Gandaki Pradesh is one of the seven federal provinces established by the current constitution of Nepal which was promulgated on 20 September 2015. Pokhara is the province's capital city. It borders the Tibet Autonomous Region of China to the north, Bagmati Pradesh to the east, Karnali Pradesh to the west, and Province No. 5 and Uttar Pradesh of India to the south. The total area of the province is 21,504 km². According to the latest census, the population of the province was 2,403,757. The newly elected Provincial Assembly adopted Gandaki Pradesh as the permanent name by replacing its initial name Province no. 4 in July 2018.
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Mahendrapul is the financial hub and busiest high street of Pokhara. It is one of the oldest and busiest marketplaces in the city. It is one of the centre locations in the city. Mahendrapul is one of the most frequented marketplace in the whole of Pokhara. From clothing, Banking, jewellery to electronics. It is named after the Bridge named Mahendrapul. It is the bridge over Seti River and this bridge links Ranipauwa to Mahendrapool.
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