The Queen of the hills.
Tansen is a small ancient hill town situated about 1350 meters on the Mahabharat range overlooking the Kali Gandaki river valley to the north. The major attractions here are the ancient culture, excellent mountain views, serene atmosphere and friendly people. The weather here makes it a pleasant place to visit in any season. On clear days Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu, Gauri Shankar and other peaks can be seen. Palpali-Dhaka - the most popular handloom cloth of Nepal comes from this region. The Dhaka Topi (national cap) is made of Dhaka and You can see the weavers at work on their looms or see a bazaar of Dhakas in Tansen. Explore the Shreenagar Hills or go for a day hike to the Rani Mahal, once a vibrant palace on the banks of the Kali Gandaki River.