Darchula Situated between two district and borders connected with China and India. Darchula lies under Mahakali zone in far western region. Dhar- literally means edge in Nepali and Chula- means fire place, thus, the district derives its name today. Legends say that in ancient time Hermit Byas cooked rice on the top of two peaks. Himalayan peaks to look include Byas Rishi Himal. Other connotation connects with the Tibetan word ‘La’ which means hilly bye pass, from where people used to go Tibet.
A Journey to Far West - Darchula