Homestay

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Engaging with local people and hunt into the heart of local culture and staying at a family homestay is a different feeling. It provides you a unique local life experience, which is far better than staying a night at a hotel. Some of the travelers love to be in a homestay because of this reason. If you are traveling in Nepal or want to spend your holiday, especially in Pokhara – and also want to experience the typical Nepali lifestyle, then you can find lots of popular and attractive homestay near Pokhara from where you can also explore other fascinating places. So, why is Pokhara so popular for the travel destination and homestay?

Pokhara is known as the adventure and tourism hub in Nepal, which provides a wide variety of activities for travelers. It is also called a “Gateway” to the Annapurna region that furnishes plenty of other adventurous places. You can find the clam atmosphere and beautiful countryside surrounded by the Spectacular Mountains along with serene Phewa, Begnas and Rupa lakes.

Apart from that, Pokhara is fully gifted with natural wonders and often titled as “Truly Piece of Heaven on Earth.” It is also a home to numerous lakes and caves, which attracts most of the daredevil travelers. The city with warm and engaging people dominates the skyline with a beautiful Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) mountain. The place is full of interesting sightseeing which catches the eye of travelers and tourists.

For most of the travelers, Pokhara is the first camping ground before starting to explore the Annapurna region and other breathtaking places. But some of the travelers or tourists are more concerned about learning new cultures and experiencing distinctive traditions in different places rather than exploring the mountains. They love to get involved in unknown groups of people by staying at their home, which is often called “Homestay”. It provides a similar service just like in hotels, but you can find much more different experience and information about the Nepali people.

So, if you are looking for the best homestay around Pokhara which helps you to fulfill all your desires which you are looking for, then we provide some of the best homestays around Pokhara along with the quality services which you will never find anywhere around the world.

Home Stay In Pokhara

Pokhara has become one of the most popular travel destinations for the tourist who wants to try and explore something new. So, the popularity of homestays in Pokhara is also flourishing. You get to see the real side of the Nepalese people of Pokhara, which lay out the opportunity to learn new skills. Due to this reason, some of the travelers prefer homestays over modern hotels because it helps them to amplify their experience level into the next level. Not only does it assist in experience, but there are other reasons why travelers or foreigners choose a homestay in Pokhara. Let’s take a little look:

The reason why people choose a homestay?

  1. Value for money
  2. Get to know local people closely
  3. Learn their local cultures and customs
  4. Learn a bit of their language
  5. Experience local cuisine
  6. Exchange of ideas
  7. Support the local Economy

You can find lots of homestay in Pokhara to enhance your self-esteem. But, choosing the best homestay can sometimes be troublesome for some people. You cannot fully experience or enjoy your travel without fulfilling your desire. So, we offer some of the best well-known homestays near Pokhara, where you can experience the distinctive Nepali lifestyle.

Lwang Village Home Stay

Lwang village, a popular HomeStay Package, is typically known as “Gurung Valley” because of its unique ethnic groups, which is situated at an elevation of 1460m. The valley is located in Kaski district just 30km away from Pokhara, which falls under the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP). You can get the opportunity to experience the various cultures of typical Gurung people along with the cultures of Brahmin, Chettri, Tamang, and Newar people.

A traditional Nepali home made out of stones has been emerging as a favorite tourist destination because of their hospitality, delicious organic Nepali food directly from the gardens, and many more. Their homestay program is more suitable to rejoice your stay in a typical Nepali home with a warm welcome from the community people.

The village is also known as “The Hidden Paradise” because it is the starting point of the Mardi Himal Trekking route. Apart from that, Mt. Machhapuchre, Annapurna, and Himchuli welcomes you with its spectacular panoramic view for hours. Lwang Village is also famous for its Organic tea garden that looks amazing during the sunset and sunrise.

Kalabang Gharedi Home Stay

Kalabang Gharedi Homestay is located at Pumdi Bhumdi, which is just a few Kilometers away from Pokhara. The Homestay was promoted by Asian Forum under the JMDI project, which was also awarded as “Best Homestay” in 2017. The Kalabang villagers will steal your heart with a warm welcome and great courtesy, which you have never felt anywhere around the world. 

The Kalabang village is highly inhabited by Gurungs, which offer you glimpses of their unique ancient culture and traditions. People of Kalabang Gharedi serve local rice and vegetables straight out from their garden. If you are lucky, you may even get a chance to sample their local alcohol (Raksi) brewed from millet and rice. Apart from that, Travelers will get the breathtaking opportunity to see a bird’s eye view of the lakeside (Fewa Tal), which is stretched out around the Kalanbang village. From the valley, travelers can also see the buildings of Sarangkot that look like Lego along with a panorama view of Annapurna Range. 

 

If you are addicted to coffee, then Kalabang Gharedi Homestay is the best destination for you because fresh organic coffee straight out from the local coffee bean will eliminate all your tiredness and makes you feel refreshed all day.  

So, Kalabang Village HomeStay can be the favorite destination when you are traveling in Nepal for your Holiday vacation.

Sirubari Village Home Stay

Sirubari village is a typical unchanged Gurung settlement that has been residing at the hill top of an altitude of 1700 meters in the Syangja district of Nepal. The village is famous for the homestay, which is organized by the tourism system that aims to provide the close vision of typical Nepali lifestyle to the travelers. In fact, the homestay even won the PATA Gold award for its marvelous cultural heritage in the early 2001 A.D.

You can experience the true Nepalese culture and lifestyle, just with a short drive from Pokhara in Sirubari village. The simple and clean accommodation in the Gurung village, along with a beautiful view of hills and mountains, haunts the travelers, again and again, to stay in the village. Apart from that, a blessing from the Buddhist community will calm your body and soul when you feel any tiredness after reaching the sirubari village.         

The ideal time to visit the Sirubari village is between September and June, where the climate will be best for travelers without any snow falling in the village.

Sirubari Village Home Stay

Sirubari village is a typical unchanged Gurung settlement that has been residing at the hill top of an altitude of 1700 meters in the Syangja district of Nepal. The village is famous for the homestay, which is organized by the tourism system that aims to provide the close vision of typical Nepali lifestyle to the travelers. In fact, the homestay even won the PATA Gold award for its marvelous cultural heritage in the early 2001 A.D.

You can experience the true Nepalese culture and lifestyle, just with a short drive from Pokhara in Sirubari village. The simple and clean accommodation in the Gurung village, along with a beautiful view of hills and mountains, haunts the travelers, again and again, to stay in the village. Apart from that, a blessing from the Buddhist community will calm your body and soul when you feel any tiredness after reaching the sirubari village.           

The ideal time to visit the Sirubari village is between September and June, where the climate will be best for travelers without any snow falling in the village.

Conclusion

Enjoy your holiday vacation in one of these homestays in Nepal, filled with warm love from the Nepali people. It will be more adventurous and amazing for you to learn about new cultures and traditions of typical Nepali people living around Pokhara. 

Spending time in a homestay is always a great idea for you in Nepal because it leaves you speechless with its amazing experience, then, later on, turns you into a storyteller.