Surkhet district is in Karnali Province. It is situated in the west of the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu. Birendranagar is the capital of Karnali province.
Surkhet Airport, also known as Birendranagar Airport is 5 km away from the city. Buddha Air operates daily flights from Surkhet to Kathmandu. The duration of the Surkhet to Kathmandu flight is around 60 minutes.
Surkhet is the gateway to remote districts like Dailekh, Kalikot, Mugu, Jajarkot and Salyan. It is blessed with magnificent mountains, skiing slopes, rivers and gigantic Himalaya peaks.
The main attractions of Surkhet are River Bheri, Bulbule Taal, Kakrebihar. There are other several places with historical values. Kakrebihar is the oldest Buddhist Monastery listed in national heritages of Nepal.
If you want to try some adventurous things to do in Surkhet, rafting and paragliding are the best options. Bheri River is one of the famous spot for rafting.