On the edge of where the plains meets the hills, the village is close to the Narayani River and Chitwan National Park, where you can experience Nepal’s unique biodiversity and wildlife, including one horned rhinos, Bengal tigers and many other animals. The Naryani River is regarded as sacred by Hindu pilgrims and there are many religious celebrations that take place on the river banks throughout the year such as the Ekadashi and Maghe Sakranti Mela (fair). Nearby are the Devchuli and Barchuli hills, tallest in Nawalpur District and considered sacred by both the Magar people of the hills and the Tharus of the plains.


IMPACT

Tharus- from their early existence have connected themselves with the protection of

forest, nature, and have been following ‘agriculture’ as their major occupation. Be it their traditional homes, cuisine, lifestyle, or their cultural dance; every aspect of Tharu Community is unique and beautiful.


ABOUT THE HOMESTAY

There are 22 purpose-built huts that are attached to the family homes in this village homestay offering basic but comfortable accommodation.


HIGHLIGHTS

Jungle Walk in or outside Chitwan Park

You can go for a safari, with a very own host family - as no one can explain the beauty of their ancestral forest better than the Tharu themselves. Or simply walking into the local villages is also a great experience to souvenir. It is, solely, a time-travel experience to visit such Tharu settlements. Be a part of their life and feel like you are one of them.


Tharu Culture Program

Dance itself is a delightful sight, Tharu Culture is enriched with their unique set of folk songs and cultural dances. It offers the opportunity for the people to express their culture and traditions in pleasing way.


FURTHER INFORMATION

Tips For An Unforgettable Stay In Chitwan by Michelle Welsh

Cycling in Chitwan: Spinning Wheels to Remember

Cycling Through the Villages of Chitwan by Iuliana Marchian

Jungle Walking In The Chitwan National Park by Iuliana Marchian


Climate and weather

The climate in the Terai, the south of Nepal, the summer temperatures can exceed till 37 °C, and even higher in some areas. Winter temperatures range from 7°C to 23 °C, but during the nights the temperature drops tremendously with numbers below zero. The official winter starts in December and ends in February, although it already is starting to get cold in the middle of October.


$23 per guest per night

About Your Hosts

Piprahar is home to the indigenous Tharu people. By day, the villagers work on their artisanal products & tend to their crops while the kids play near the jungle.

What's Included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Community Walk
What To Bring
  • Hiking Shoes

Piprahar Community Homestay in pictures

A few glimpses of what is waiting for you

Cancellation Policy

Full refund will be issued if cancellation is within 48 hours of arrival. 50% will be charged if canceled within 48hours and 100% will be charged for no show.

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