About the Project

Pokhara, the second largest city of Nepal, is where trekkers come to see Annapurna Himal and Machapuchare Himal. Many tourists visit Pokhara to see the mountains but at the same time many peoples’ actual lives are in the mountains, on rice terraces at over 1500 meters high. Nepalese from villages have left their homes to cities or even overseas to seek jobs. But still, agriculture is the key industry of the country.

 

People in the village have preserved their traditional culture on the marvelous rice terraces. If you visit the villages, it would be a great chance to experience their lives. It would also provide financial support and motivates village people to keep their cultural identities. We invite you to this meaningful homestay hike. Come and discover the real village life and share your culture.

 

This project is funded by KOICA(Korea International Cooperation Agency) and designed by Yunmi Seo, a member of World Friends Korea who is assigned to Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City Office as a Community-Based Tourism Volunteer.

 

․ Planning/Contents creation : Yunmi Seo (Asha) nepalvillagehike@gmail.com

․ Financial support : KOICA(Korea International Cooperation Agency)

www.koica.go.kr

․ Research assistant : Arjun Adhikari (Into Nepal)

․ Cooperation : Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City Office

․ Talent donation of visuals : Sungmin Kwon

․ Talent donation of the website : Kyoungjin Choi

․ English translation : Jinsung Oh

․ Chinese translation : Minjung Oh

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