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Pakari Tree

Pakari Tree


Kanya Mai, Devdaha, Rupandehi, Khaireni, Buwal, Lord Buddha

Pakari Brikshya is peepal or weeping fig (Ficus benjamina). The evergreen tree has a trunk of about 82 ft. Circumference and height about 96 ft. the branches are wide spread creating circumference about 500 ft is believed to be one of the biggest tree in Asia. Pakari Tree a giant and considered to be holy tree. There are many myth and beliefs related to this tree. According to the locals, the large Pakari Tree Date to the time of the Shakyas. The fact that birds never nest on itvultures and crows never perch on it and elephants never go near it , amaze the people. Its unique structure and public belief of historical relation to the period of Lord Buddha, has made it a famous external and internal tourist attraction spot in last few decades. Pakari Tree can be reached in 5 minute drive from Khaireni bazar in South.