Are you looking for a great experience of staying at Nepali home with family and cook Nepali food and be like local?
Nepal Home stay and Nepali food cooking class at Himanshu Homestay offers that, it is located at
Inchangu Narayan - 6, Kathmandu, Nepal, www.homestaykathmandu.com
It's often said that travellers come to Nepal for its spectacular scenery but come back for it's friendly people. "Atithi Devo Bhaba" - "The guest is God" - is a popular saying here, and Nepali consider it a huge honour to entertain guests in their homes. Himanshu Homestay offers a warm welcome in the heart of Kathmandu close to Raniban Forest out from the pollution. Just 4 K.M.from city center Thamel area.
For a one-off, immersive experience a world away from trekking tea houses and the tourist traps of Thamel, share part of your holiday with a family who will host you and guide you in the discovery of Nepali rites, culture and beliefs. You can combine yout stay with Yoga, meditation class or volunteering and also cooking Nepali delicious meals.
Homestays are similar to bed and breakfast accommodation, like today's popular air BnB. Or stay and expereince like the popular merigold hotel movie. Guests are invited into a private home, sharing the family's meal times and also their smiles. Living with local people is the best way to learn about their culture and beliefs. You can stay with us before or after your travel and trekking holidays. Can join some of the festivals, rituals, prayers or even volunteer.
In our Nepal home stay, you will be welcomed as a family member. We will be pleased to greet you at the airport and bring you to our house in Ichangu, near Radha Krishna Mandir, about four kilometres from central Thamel and stay near the glorious Raniban Forest ( Fresh air!).
Our newly built home in the traditional Newari style features the region's distinctive terracotta tiles and antique carved wood doors and windows. It has three guest rooms with en suites. Two of the guest rooms are in a separate building beside the main home. With a rooftop kitchen and open-air lounge area, this residence can be converted for use as stand-alone apartment. We also offer Nepali cooking classes every day!
Homestays allow you to experience real Nepal at affordable prices.
Please contact us if you would like more information.
Your hosts are Rajan and Anshu. Rajan is an active tourism enterpreneur and social worker who believes in bringing positive changes to his country and Anshu is a home maker. Their home is a suburban villa north-west of the Thamel area in Kathmandu valley; a series of airy, open-plan living spaces with marble floors, a roof terrace and modern furnishings. Near the Raniban Forest, the traditional Newari-style building has three guest bedrooms, each with a private en suite.
Rajan and Anshu share their home with their two young sons (aged eight and four - 2013), and Rajan's sister and mother ( they also have 2 dogs and a cat).
Anshu can teach and organise cookery demonstrations, Nepali language lessons, or a visit to the market. You can visit Kathmandu's UNESCO World Heritage sites led by award-winning guides, a day hike through the nearby Nagarjun jungle, take a yoga class, or teach in a local school (as a volunteer). Or Maybe you want to just relax in the garden while you organise your next trip in Nepal. (Rajan would be pleased to offer his expert guidance through his partner company)
Himanshu Homestay is in a peaceful area just outside Kathmandu's ring road and a world away from the city's noise and pollution. The bedrooms are ideal for singles, couples and families. Plan a visit before or after trekking in Nepal for home stay and Nepali cooking class experience.
Himansnshu home stay in Kathmandu is 5 minute walk from Shar Minub Ling at Nagarjun Valley - this is the area where Guru Shamar Rinpoche is developing a large Monastery.
Good deals at Home stay
Stay longer for cheaper prices. Weekly or monthly rates are also available. The homestay also can be combined with yoga, volunteering, day hiking or sightseeing. The aparment is also ideal for the family who have kids.
Nepali homestay experience
Staying in a homestay while travelling in Nepal allows you to experience a side of Nepal that no hotel can offer. Experience the ''real Nepal'' and enjoy genuine hospitality in beautiful family home with modern facilities.
Your host Rajan has years of experience organising exceptional holidays and experiences. He is a dedicated social change maker and visionary tourism leader. Our homestay is a rich and rare experience in its own right.
How Rajan inispired to start a home stay? he explain like below:
According to my Grand Mother, My grand father used to give a blessing to his juniors saying "May a pair of shoe be outside of your door always" ..
( I never saw my Grand father as he passed away before I was born)
That may have possibly 2- 3 meaning, one is you are always welcoming, two is that you are capable of feeding some one and the third is there is always harmoney between human kind. So Himanshu home stay is inispried by his bleessing...
Travel or trek options
Himanshu Homestay has tie-ups with leading adventure travel companies in Kathmandu. Depending upon the location they can arrange trekking, cultural tours, day hiking, day biking trip, rafting, a day sightseeing, volunteering, airport transfres and flight tickets.
Our homestay is a firm proponent of eco-tourism. From employing simple, resource-saving techniques to giving a portion of earnings to a charity that builds schools, libraries and hospitals, we do a lot to give back to our land. We also grow our own local vegetables.
Himansnshu home stay in Kathmandu is 5 minute walk from Shar Minub Ling at Nagarjun Valley - this is the area where Guru Shamar Rinpoche is developing a large Monastery. Unfortunately respected Rinpoche, who was 62, had died of a heart attack in Germany on June 11.
|Who is Guru Shamar Rimpoche?
The Shamarpa is the third highest religious leader after the Dalai Lama and Karmapa in the Tibetan community. Born in eastern Tiben in 1952, the Shamarpa was taken to Sikkim by the sixteenth Kamarpa. He was just a seven-year-old boy when he was taken to Sikkim. He studied Buddhism in a monastery in Rumtek, Sikkim before heading for the US for higher studies. He was active in spreading the teachings of the Buddha in Nepal, India and Bhutan.
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