Indrawati near Dolalghat just before the mouth. View from the road bridge of the Araniko Highway upstream.
|location||Districts kavrepalanchok district , Sindhupalchok ( Nepal )|
|Drain over||Sunkoshi → Koshi → Ganges → Indian Ocean|
|source||Langtang Himal region ( Himalaya )
|length||approx. 70 km|
|Catchment area||1230 km²|
|Right tributaries||Melamchi Khola|
|Communities||Melamchi , Bansbari , Bhimtar|
Indrawati in the lower reaches
The Indrawati rises on the southern slope of a mountain range which closes off the Langtang Khola river valley to the south . The headwaters of the river are located within the Langtang National Park . The Indrawati is fed by numerous glaciers. It flows in a predominantly southern direction through the Sindhupalchok district. At the village of Melamchi , the Melamchi Khola meets the river from the right. At Bansbari the Indrawati turns to the south-southeast. It passes Bhimtar and maintains its direction of flow over a length of 20 km to its mouth. He forms the district border to the south Kabhrepalanchok . At Dolalghat the Indrawati finally flows into the Sunkoshi, which flows in from the northeast and then turns towards the south-southeast. The Indrawati has a length of approx. 70 km.