Culturally, religiously and naturally rich Rasuwa district
Located in the central part of Nepal, Rasuwa district is one of the richest districts in terms of natural, religious as well as cultural heritage. Some of the most popular tourist destinations like Langtang and Gosaikund are also found in the district. The district gives you the chance to experience untouched Tamang/Tibetan culture amidst the breathtaking views of the Himalayas. The district being closer to Kathmandu offers one of the nearest trekking destinations from the capital city to the untouched and beautiful Langtang National Park which was previously declared as a restricted area. The park being near to the Tibetan border is highly influenced by the Tibetan culture and religious practices. The population residing here consists mainly of Tamang and Tibetan origin and the solitude and serenity of the Himalayas are reflected by the craftsmanship, dress, traditionally built stone houses and the artistic wooden carvings.
Goljung-Gutlang-Chilime-Thuman and Briddim areas are rich in culture as well as biodiversity and also a recently identified Tamang and Tibetan art and cultural heritage trek route is one of the most accessible routes for trekking in Nepal. The beautiful Briddim offers the facilities of homestay for the tourists coming to the area and the hotsprings at the Tatopani located in the district helps you cleanse yourself spiritually in the natural hot springs situated in the lap of the mountains. The water is also said to have healing powers and are considered best for aches and pains.
Another equally famous destination in Rasuwa is Gosaikunda, the holy lake that is situated at an altitude of 4,360m above the sea-level along with some beautiful lakes like Saraswoti Kunda, Bhairav Kunda and Ganesh Kunda.
Over 70 glaciersm the Langtang and Ganesh Himal Mountain ranges, high altitude lakes like Gosaikunda, Parvatikunda, Bhairavkunda and Dudhkunda offers spectacular views and experiences to the trekker coming to the area. Also, the rich Tamang art and culture at Gutlang and Goljung and the ancient Buddhist monasteries such as Kyangin and Singgompa, Tatopani and the historic fort of Rasuwagadhi in the Sino-Nepal border are some of the major attractions of the district. The district with its headquarters in Dhunche is one of the culturally, naturally and religiously rich districts of Nepal.