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A road connects Khandbari directly south to Dharan and the Terai. Khandbari is amongst the top ten most prosperous towns of Nepal. Khandbari's schools include Surya Boarding School, Bagishwari Secondary School and Sunshine English Secondary Boarding School. Arun III Hydropower project will be located nearby. About 3 km north from Khandbari lies another small bazaar known as Manebhanjyang which is an emerging business centre.
The hospital in Khandbari is described as "comparatively well-equipped", and has received patients from surrounding areas arriving on foot and by chartered helicopters.
Khandbari is the main departure point for trekking to Mount Makalu, 5th highest peak in the world.
To promote local culture, Khandbari has one FM radio station: Radio Khandabari - 105.8 MHz. It is a community radio station.
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