Damauli is the headquarter of Tanahun district which lies in Gandaki Zone. Damauli is a well-planned city in Nepal which designed was developed by Ex-prime minister Baburam Bhattarai. Damauli is the hometown of different castes like Magar, Darai, Brahmin, Chhetris, Dura and Gurung. It is believed that there is approx 50000 population in Damauli today. Damauli lies in Vyas Municipality of province no 4 Nepal.
Damauli lies in the bank of two big rivers Madi and Seti. Madi and Seti rivers mix in Damauli which is renowned for the Veda Vyas who is also the writer of renowned holy book Mahabharat. Veda Vyas was born in Tanahun district where two giant rivers meet each other. It is the reason that the Vyas Municipality gets the name from the holy guru.
Damauli also carries tourist importance too. People from different countries come here to enjoy white water rafting to fulfill their adventure quest. Besides rafting, one can hike to Manung Hill which offers the panoramic view of snow-capped mountains along with a birds-eye view of Damauli Bazar. You also can visit Bandipur which used to be the district headquarter previously, however, it was shifted to Damauli lately.
Madi Bridge is another attraction among visitors. You can enjoy people fishing in the river along with a magnificent view of Machhapuchre on sunny days. During your Kathmandu to Pokhara road journey, you will be passing through this bridge which is approx 500 meters in length.