Imagine staying in the unknown homestay in Nepal while engaging with their lifestyle gives you a unique feeling.
Kalabang Gharedi Homestay is a famous community homestay which lies at the edge of the Pokhara valley. Kalabang homestay program was initiated by the JMDI Host Project team, which aims to attract tourists from all around the world. In fact, the kalabang homestay program was also awarded as “Best homestay” in 2017. The village offers about 18 homestays for visitors with a clean and fresh environment. When you are traveling to the Pokhara then, make a list for kalabang village for the amazing homestay experience.
The kalabang homestay was on the hill, so visitors have to walk about 2Km on a stone-paved road in order to reach the kalabang village. Your whole walk will be miserable when you walk through the green forest filled with beautiful flowers. A short walk to the Kalabang village while listening to the birds chirping sound makes you relaxable and more exciting. The above surroundings of the kalabang village give you a glimpse of true natural beauty.
The whole kalabang village is inhabited by the Gurung people who have been living in the traditional stone house through the ages. The warm welcome and pure hospitality of the villagers will melt the visitor’s heart and make them visit the kalabang again and again. You can also find a little bit of Brahmins and Dalits cast of people in the village who are later settled in the village. You can get the opportunity to know the rich ancient culture and the typical lifestyle of the villagers, which you can only find in Nepal. Besides that, if you are tired of trying regular food in your life, then the fresh food with organic vegetables straight out from the local garden gives the unique taste to your tongue. Visitors can even get to sample local alcohol (raksi), which is brewed from the local millet or rice.
The cultural program of the villagers in the evening in kalabang helps you to know more closely about the local people of kalabang. You can even find some temples and gumba places if you are interested in the Hindu culture.
Homestay idea in the kalabang village is perfect because the village was situated on the hilltop so you can see the bird-eye view of Pokhara valley along with Phewa Lake. A beautiful village also offers a spectacular panoramic view of snow-capped Annapurna Mountain, which you can see only a few minutes of walk.
The kalabang Gharedi is also well known for its organic coffee, where you can do the research on coffee or taste the pure coffee straight out from the local bean. Your body will escape from all tiredness and helps to boost your mood.
Kalabang Gharedi village is a tranquil place with a stunning view of mountains, perfect greenery, and blue sky. You will never know how fast your trip to kalabang ends with the exciting moments.
You can experience the warm homestay in Kalabang Gharedi village throughout the year because there is no specific time or day to be a member of Nepali people living on one roof. So you can visit the Kalabang village whenever you are staying in Pokhara.