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Jankole Tharu Community Homestay is a community homestay initiated collectively by Tharu women living in Jankole village, adjacent to Jankauli Bufferzone Community Forest and Dhungre river. The homestay includes 57 Tharu households managed by Tharu womens.
The main strength of the homestay is - Tharu ethnic stays - naturally air-conditioned ethnic rooms with sophisticated Tharu ethnic beds and bathrooms. The bathroom has access to warm and chill clean and pure water at any time. Every room has ethnic style warm lighting with a balcony in the back that provides a space to have drinks and food in the room. The room ceiling is fully atthatched with elephant finger size sticks covered with corrugated zinc insulated with thatched roof.
Second, Jankole Tharu Community homestay provides Tharu ethnic foods which are seasonal, fresh, hygienic, organic and full of nutrients. We provide more than 400 different Tharu foods that include starters, main courses, vegetables, fruits, salads, juices, beverages - cocktails, mocktails, Tharu liquor, homemade desserts and many more. You can explore different foods with varieties of tastes and have the opportunity to learn cooking if you are interested. Tharu foods are simple, fresh, hygienic and easy and takes less time to prepare.
Third, the homestay provides a unique opportunity of Tharu cultural exposure including Tharu dances, dresses, and ornaments with Tharu museum visit.
Fourth, the homestay provides a special Tharu ethnic jungle safari with Tharu jungle guides who have more than 30 years of experience in dealing with jungles of Chitwan districts. They have plenty of experiences of jungles of Chitwan with different birds, animals, geography and many more. Therefore, you will learn indigenous ways of exploring the jungle, knowledge of identifying trees and their utilities and about wildlife and many more.
Finally you will have a unique time to spend your days with local Tharu farmers on how crops are grown and you will be connected with soil, a symbol of mother nature.