Situated in the eastern region of Nepal, Bhojpur district has its headquarters at Bhojpur bazaar. Surrounded by Dhankuta and Sankhuwasabha in the east, Solukhumbu and Khotang in the west, Solukhumbu and Sankhuwasabha in the north and Udaypur in the south, there are many places with high significance in Bhojpur district. The major rivers flowing through the district are Arun, Sunkoshi, Shankhuwa, Pikhuwa, Chirkhuwa, Bukhimand and Aduwakhola. The people living in the district mostly belong to the Nepali, Rai, Magar, Tamang, Maithali, Gurung, Bhojpuri, Tharu and Limbu community.
The capital of Kirat kingdom in the past, Hatuwagadhi was known as Majh Kirant before the unification of Nepal by Shah Kings. Situated at 30 km south of the district headquarters (Bhojpur baaar) in Rabibas VDC, the place has great historical significance. The ruins of the ancient capital and forts that still exists at Hatuwagadhi are of great archaeological, architectural and historical significance. Also, the place is attractive for the natural beauty and the unique landscape with the panoramic views of Himalayas, green hills, rivers, deep gorges and valleys. Besides its archaeological and natural heritages, the place is also rich with the unique cultural practices of the people living in here and nearby.
Another interesting and attractive place in Bhojpur district is the place named Golma Raja Golma Rani which is famous for its unique natural setting. The place also has a myth associated with it which says that in the ancient times, the entire marriage procession of King Golma had disappeared when it reached this place, giving the name to the place after the king. Interestingly, the images similar to that of the procession can still be seen in the stone cliff.
Besides these, other major attractions of the district includes Chhinamamako, Bhojpur, Dingla, Taksari, Tyamke with the Himalayas like Chamlang and Sabane Khampalung along with the lakes and ponds like Salpa Pokhari, Kala Pokhari, Hansa Pokhari, Panchakanya Pokhari, Chirkuwa Khola and Teen Chhanga Jugu Bokhim.