Baglung is a city in western Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia and 275 km west of Kathmandu. It is the administrative headquarters of Baglung District and Dhaulagiri Zone. It is the largest and most populous of the Tri-cities area of the Kali Gandaki valley composed of two other district headquarters Beni and Kushma.
Popularly known as a district of suspension bridges, it features many other unique and important natural and cultural aspects. It is a hilly district, most of the population settled on the sides of the rivers. Baglung is a major business, financial, educational, and healthcare center for the people of Kali Gandaki valley. It is mostly known as the city of bridges and is also famous for its map which is similar to the map of Nepal. Here one can see good views of the Himalayas.
To see the panorama of the various range of Himalayas Bhakunde is a good place. Snowfall is extremely rare though surrounding mountains see occasional snow during the winter months. Terraced fields, waterfalls, forests, deep gorges, and caves are abundant throughout the area. The temples in and around Baglung make an excellent spot for pilgrimage. The famous Kalika temple is visited by thousands of pilgrims each year especially during the festivals of Dashain and Chaitra Dashain. Trekking, biking, and rafting make it an ideal location for thrill seekers.
This is also the vantage point for trekkers to Mustang, Dolpa and Mt. Dhaulagiri. In this trial, you can enjoy the picturesque view of the incredibly long range of Annapurna Himal towards the north. Baglung has the only hunting reserve in Nepal. Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve is a prime habitat for blue sheep and snow leopard. Baglung and adjacent areas are well known for the folk Nepali music. The area has given rise to some of the more prominent names in folk music.