Daman is located in Thaha Municipality, Makwanpur District. It is around 1503 km / 934 miles away from Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. To reach Daman, you can take one or two local buses and several shared jeeps running from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
This is a long way to go, but it's worth it if you stay a little calm for a day or two. There are many hotels in Daman Nepal, but homestay is more popular in this area. Everest Panorama Resort, 2.5 kilometers from the city, is the only star hotel in Daman.
During Home Stay in Daman Nepal, you can explore the culture and tradition of Nepalese people. Yeah! It would be a good opportunity for you to explore them from very near.
Geography of Daman
Daman is one of the most loved tourist attraction places in Nepal. It is located at an elevation of 2.322 m on the Tribhuvan Highway. You can view the biggest range of the Himalayas from Daman Nepal. We can clearly see the Panoramic view of the Himalayas, ranging from Dhaulagiri in the west to Mount Everest in the east.
Because the village is situated on the outskirts of Kathmandu, the residents of Kathmandu can enjoy its beauty and use it recreationally.
What does Daman have to offer?
During winter, the snowfall on the Mountains and Hills, increases the beauty of Daman Nepal. Talking about Religious sites, the Risheshor Mahadev Temple is famous in the name of Lord Shiva, here.
Fagu Purnima and Thulo Ekadashi are the primary festivals of the people living here. Daman has a lovely botanical garden, one of Nepal's largest and oldest botanical gardens. Various kinds of Rhododendron are also available here.
Daman is a famous picnic spot too. You can stay for one or few days at Daman, enjoying the beauty of the city. There is so much for accommodations in hotels, resorts, and lodges. At the most reasonable prices, there are the best services; choose one that fits your budget.
Over 90% of Daman's residents rely on agriculture, and the rest on hotel companies and others. Here people are polite and helpful. Daman is one of the most visited places.
Best time to visit Daman
Each season in Daman has its unique attraction. Autumn brings a wonderful view of the mountains and the clearest sky of the year.
Summer is very warm and perfect for all walking and mountain bike paths. Here, the winters are very lovely, the snowflakes are perfect for Christmas.
Often people go to Daman on weekends and get away for two days from their busy schedule. It remains fairly crowded around festivals such as Diwali or Christmas. However, the fascinating aura that Daman has in its air can never diminish by enough people.
Biking and Hiking in Daman
Daman's best thing to do is, tour the city, till the delight of your heart. Not all of Nepal is as free to go around as Daman offers. There are currently several walking routes.
And if you are adventurous, you can find newer ones - just maintain the map practically. However, some people are incredibly kind and helpful. You must rely on your feet unless you carry your bike.
Enjoy the day and discover Daman's luscious green. Free your eyes from all the pollution and noise in city life and feast on some of the best Himalayan views.
Probably that is why many people travel to Daman - to spend some days apart from everyday living and to take in the beauty of the mountains rather than to enjoy sightseeing or adventure.
Famous Places to visit in Daman
1) The Mountain Botanical Gardens
The Mountain Botanical Gardens is a must-see location in Daman for those who adore everything green. The garden's grass is very well-groomed and well-kept.
There is a large collection of flora in the forested region - one that you cannot expect in an isolated environment. The botanical garden has gorgeous red rhododendron flowering during the spring – the most exotic flower of the Himalayas.
2. Shree Richeshwar Mahadev Temple
The Shrines at Richeshwar Mahadev Temple devotes the Hindu god of destruction, Shiva. In Shivalinga temples one of the regular practices is to whisper the prayers and wishes to the Nandi bull, who preserves the kingdom of Lord Shiva.
People believe that when Lord Shiva took his leap, lamented and mourned on his death-wife Goddess Sati, and carried her corpse all across the world, he got tired and opted to rest where the temple stands at present.
Lord Shiva strikes on the rock of the highlands here, to extinguish his thirst, with his untouched waters streaming forth from the ground. This tradition is to thank the countless little jharnas or stripes of water that come down the rocks of mountains.
How to reach Daman?
Although you feel at the end of the earth, it's rather easy to get to Daman. It is located approximately 77 kilometers from the city center, midway to Hetaudá from Kathmandu along the Tribhuvan Highway.
If you have time and adore little happiness in your life then Daman is the best place to visit. Do you want to hear a secret? It is one of the places I want to go to, once in my lifetime. It is not only beautiful but the people are so warm-hearted and kind. So, are you also going to Daman?