Hariyali Bahu Uddeshiya Agriculture and Animal Farm is an outstanding firm company that integrates the principles of sustainable agriculture and animal farming. The company advances ecological harmony, rural development, and community development through animal welfare standards, sustainable practices, product quality, and safety. Moreover, this volunteering package is based in the Gorkha district, located in Northern Nepal.
Hariyali Bahu Uddeshiya volunteer program takes place in the rural village of Gorkha in northern Nepal, where you will work alongside many local families. Normal working days start quite early, around 7 am. Volunteers work until the lunch break and then resume their work at around 5 pm. It's crucial to keep in mind that sometimes to walk from the place where you will be staying to the area where you will be working. After having breakfast in Kathmandu, start your journey by heading towards the west from the valley. Enjoy the scenic views of the lush, rolling hills and valleys while driving . After six hours of driving through several farming villages and cities, the route reaches Gorkha Bazar, the administrative headquarter of the Gorkha district. This city was previously known as Prithvi Narayan Municipality and was named after King Prithvi Narayan Shah. However, in 2009, the name was changed to the Gorkha municipality.
Some major animal husbandry carried out by Hariyali Bahu Uddeshiya Krishi Tatha Pashupanchhi farm are;
A volunteer can stay in the local rural region as long as they want and can contribute to the agriculture and farming there. Thus, there is no time barrier and volunteers can work for any numbers of day as per their convenience. Furthermore, the cost that the volunteers needs to pay throughout the stay is $15 per day per person .
After you arrive at the international terminal of Kathmandu airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our company representative. You will be picked up from the airport and taken to a hotel by the Himalayan Forever staff. When you arrive at the hotel, check out your incredible rooms, and then, once you've had a chance to rest, visit the Himalayan Forever office for a meeting.
There are several landmarks and monuments within Kathmandu valley. This city holds seven UNESCO listed world heritage sites within a radius of 20km. This comprises the Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, the durbar squares of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur, among many other places. We can visit these locations or any other location of your choice.
After having breakfast in Kathmandu, start your journey by heading towards the west from the valley. The route passes through several farming villages and cities, and travelers may see several snow-capped peaks in the northwestern direction. The route continues on through twisting hills until it reaches Gorkha Bazar, the headquarter of the Gorkha district. This region is the gateway to entering Gorkha and is the starting point for several world's renowned mountain trekking routes likes Mount Manaslu and Mount Ganesh trekking route.
Take a short refreshing break at Gorkha Bazar, and then drive uphill for around 1.5 hours before you finally reach Chhapthok. It is a small local village in Gorkha situated nearby to the localities of Thulo Darbung and Dadagaun. Chhapthok is the ultimate destination of our trip as all our volunteering activities will be carried out in this place.
From this day, we start our agro-farming volunteering work. Normal working days start quite early, around 7 am. Volunteers work until the lunch break and then resume their work at around 5 pm. It's crucial to keep in mind that sometimes to walk from the place where you will be staying to the area where you will be working. Volunteer can work in animal farms and experience the raring goat, buffalo, fish, and more. They can also work in agricultural fields and help the locals to grow crops.
(Important note: Volunteers can stay in Chhapthok as long as they want and can contribute to the agriculture and farming there. Thus, there is no time barrier and volunteers can work for any numbers of day as per their convenience.)
Depart from Gorkha after finished your volunteering work , and drive back to Kathmandu on the scenic highway. Our staff and team members will accommodate you to a nice hotel in Kathmandu. Have a good rest for the rest of the day or you can also enjoy individual activities and shopping souvenirs.