Location and Accessibility

The dam site is located at the North East part of Kathmandu district bordering with Sindhupalchowk and Nuwakot districts. Geographically it is located at Lat. 27 48 18, Long. 85 27 21, Alt. 2067m amsl. Administratively, It lies at ward No 1 of Gokarneshwor Municipality of Kathmandu district. The area lies in the conservation zone within the territory of Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park.


Accessibility: Dam site can be accessed through the two routes from Kathmandu valley. One is from Sundarijal area and another is from Sankhu area. The distance of site from Sundarijal is about 21 km and that from Sankhu is about 15 km only. The site can be accessed round the year through semi graveled earthen road from the both routes.