Royal Mountain Travel, a Nepal based sustainable tour operator established in 2005, is a community of travel experts dedicated to preserving local culture and environment to deliver authentic and meaningful vacation to travellers travelling in Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan. We work with travel agents and companies to help them build customized trips for their clientele.Learn More
Community Homestay Community Homestay Network (CHN) is a Social Enterprise that connects tourists looking to experience diverse cultures to homestays run by women. From eating home cooked Nepali food to participating in festivals and the daily culturally rich lives of Nepali people, CHN provides a platform for tourists to experience Nepal through the lens of the Nepali people. Initially started as CSR of Royal Mountain Travel with one house at Panauti Community Homestay in 2012, today CHN works in coordination with 17 Communities and 170 Homestays all over Nepal. In addition to Homestay CHN also coordinates with local communities to build community based tourism products such as hiking, cooking classes, cultural dance performances, etc.
At Community Homestays in our network, women are at the forefront of managing the homestays. In doing so, women are empowered, confident and proud contributors to the household and local economy. There is a greater economic impact to the community as a whole as a lot of things are purchased from the community for meals, comfort, stay of the guests.
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