Travel to Rural India and stay with a home stay host.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
It is regulated under the newly launched scheme the Guest Uttarakhand Home Stay Scheme (2015) Registration No-02 / Home Stay, Dated -16-12-2015 by the District Tourism Development Officer Bageshwar (Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board) in the village of Sunargaon of Kanda, District- Bageshwar, State- Uttarakhand, India.
We can host tourists all year round who want to experience a real life experience in Rural India in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the foothills of the Himalayas (elevation 1700 meters approx ).
There are good communication links with the rest of India by way of the railway station at Haldwani (Kathgodam) and regular AC modern buses from Delhi. Visas cost have been reduced with the introduction of an E.visa (30 DAYS)
To access the hills and the HOME STAY you can either avail yourself to the HOSTS own transport or travel by using the unique shared taxis and of course the local buses.
Whilst staying at the HOME STAY you can be involved in the day to day life of the HOSTS family learning about the local Kumauni culture. As the home stay is based in a predominantly farming community depending on the season the activities can range from planting / harvesting rice and wheat, grass collection for the micro dairy and any other day to day work that a farm does.
The HOST provides meals that are produced with the produce from the farm or others within the area and is mainly vegetarian by nature.
During your stay here there are other opportunities to increase your knowledge about rural Education by teaching English or learning yourself some Hindi in the local school ROSE Public School Sunargaon, Kanda.
You can absorb the local culture by visiting various sites of local interest in the local village KANDA and the local town Bageshwar.
The HOST MR JEEVAN VERMA can inform you where to see the Culture, Heritage ,History, Environment ,Ecology, Geography, Anthropology, , Biodiversity, of this Unique area .There are also many opportunities to see Minerals extraction (soapstone ) ,Organic farming ,Construction / Carpentry , Jewelry goldsmith craft, Woolen craft, Bamboo craft, Blacksmith craft, Copper craft. Tea plantation
There great opportunities for Film Shooting, Photography, bird watching, walk /trekking in the surrounding area .
The HOMESTAY can be used as a base to jump off to higher elevations in the Himalayas e.g. the PINDARI Glacier
Home Stay tourism creates employment for local service providers such as transporters, Home stay family, local shops, restaurants, Agricultural producers, vegetable growers, poultry units, Micro dairy units, craft workers and others.
Mr. Jeevan Verma
Mobile- + 91 9412167186 or +91 8954868561
Email- firstname.lastname@example.org ,
By staying in the home stay you can make a big difference to people living in hill area http://bageshwar.nic.in/tourist-place/Kanda/
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