Agro Homestay Facilities in Palpa attracts more tourists
Homestay facilities in rural areas of Palpa has boosted tourism in Palpa. The agro homestay located in rural areas of Palpa like Hirapokhara has given Palpa a new name tag to recognize. The number of tourists served by agro homestay in Palpa nearly doubled in the year 2016. The rising number of tourists has encouraged the management to extend the facility to 18 homes from existing homes. Each house can accommodate two guests per night.
“Tourists can enjoy local culture and food at our village,” Lekh BahadurThapa, president of Homestay Management Committee said.
The village has also started commercial vegetable farming. Ghana Shayam Rana, secretary of the committee, said that the number of tourists is rising as homestays provide services at relatively cheaper rates. Rana added that one can get room and food at just Rs 350 per night.
Thapa said more tourists could be attracted to the village if the government provided needful support to the villagers. “We request the government to create environment conducive for starting paragliding service the village,” Thapa added.
The homestay facility in Suketal of Dovan VDC is also attracting domestic as well as foreign tourists. Locals say that geographical situation, suitable climate, and traditional culture are the reasons behind increasing tourist footfalls in the village.
Locals say that the homestay facility has helped in women empowerment as local women are earning money by serving tourist,” Keshar Singh Gaha, a promoter of Suketal homestay, said.
14 km away from the capital of Palpa- Tansen, this agro farm is located in the middle of the two tourist destinations Lumbini and Pokhara. Tourist visiting Lumbini and Pokhara would love to spend time in Palpa with this beautiful agro-homestay. For the agricultural food and healthy stay, agro-homestay is the best destiny to make your tour beautiful with joy.