The heart of the city- Dhamboji, where lies the center and perhaps the most important traffic junction of the town, referred to Birendra chowk, is the main business hub with several banks, book shops, lodges, motor-parts and hardware dealers, and other general home appliance distributors. The 24 km long Surkhet Road starts from Mahendra Chok in Kohalpur and terminates at the Nepal-India Border; it runs through the middle of the city passing through Dhambojhi Chok and two other important junctions- Pushpalal Chok and BP Chok, creating a network of roads that cover the major portion of city's industrial and residential areas.
Tribhuvan Chok is famous for its commodity and fancy shops along Sadar Line and Ek-Laini, while most of the important government offices like Chief District Office, Telecommunication Office, Post office, etc. are located within a radius of a few kilometers. Another famous area called New Road, while still under development, is emerging as a major attraction for its modern fashion retail shops, hotels and restaurants. Also important place is Siddhart tole (jailroad) which is address of different important public places such as Bheri zonal Hospital, Jilla karagar Banke, Bheri bidrasam, Rastaya Samachar Sameeti, Nepalgunj Nurshing Campus, Nepal Telecom.
There are a lot of other areas in Nepalgunj that are developing rapidly and attracting new residents and industries. The city is developing fast due to relocation of mid-hill migrants. It is also a center for business for vicinity zones and their districts. Recently the city has been a possibility of being developed into a major IT center in Nepal since a large population of young entrepreneurs are investing new technologies and marketing into new sectors.
Nepalgunj is considered the hottest place in Nepal, with temperature rising well above 44 °C in summer.
Kohalpur is located 16 km north of Nepalgunj. It is a wonderful place with growing city and market. It is facilitated with all the infrastructures of development.
- Banke National Park
- Manpur Mainapokhar is half an hour drive to travel Badhiya Lake
- Bardia National Park is an hour's drive west
- Karnali River is 90 minutes drive west
- Tharu villages in Deukhuri Valley to the west along the east-west highway
- Surkhet, an Inner Terai Valley north of Nepalgunj.
The street food in Nepalgunj is famous nowadays. This is avilablein central part of Nepalgunj when you see it you never want to miss it for example:Sakuwa is the most famous street food. All most travellers visit to the sakuwa corner which offers mouthwatering by grilled meat.
Grasscutters Lane is the old section of Nepalgunj which is a very special place; that is the location of caste called ''Grasscutters''. The grasscutting platform can be visited but we should ask before taking Photograph.
Understanding the art and culture:
Nepalgunj being a multi-ethnic city with the people belonging to various communities residing together it is the platform for variovs art and culture to flourish. One can observe the various art forms and the culture of the deserved communities living here that consist of Hill-Nepalies, Indians, Muslins, Hindus and Buddhist.
Royal Bardia National Park:
The Bardia National Park at the few hrs distance from the main market of Nepalgunj offers elephant saffari which allow you to experience to wildlife up-close. The 50 species of birds alongwith other wild animals like deer, wild bears, wild elephants, crocodiles, dolphine, blue bulls etc.