Farm Stays at Herb NepalAsia
Experience a holiday with a difference in these natural and sustainable rammed earth farm cottages where you can relax and unwind in a rural farming environment only 1 hour from Kathmandu. Farm Stays at Herb Nepal aim to give guests a unique farm experience that will re-ignite your relationship with nature and food that will benefit your overall well-being. With a range of farm based activities on offer from caring for the animals, walking and trekking to picking and planting vegetables, cooking with organic produce or even concocting your own herbal teas, all the activities have been created to get you back to nature whilst staying in beautifully created farm cottages. Your stay at Herb Nepal helps to support the continuation of their award-winning farmer training program which means that your holiday will also have a life-changing impact on the rural communities nearby.
- Incredible Views
- Mountain Location
- UNESCO Site Nearby
- All Meals and Drinks Included (Excludes French Champagne)
The cottages offer a lounge area with separate double bedroom with options for additional single bed or cot, private bathroom with hot water and... read more
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These rooms in the main farmhouse offer twin single beds, desk and seating with a shared bathroom (in separate building)
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Herb Nepal also offer farming volunteering opportunities for those who would like to learn more about sustainable agriculture and herbal produce. If you love the idea of working on an organic herbal farm and want to learn more about sustainable farming practices you can volunteer and work with local farmers to learn indigenous techniques and methods as well as natural construction techniques. Volunteer placements are offered for a minimum of 2 weeks, working up to 4 hours per day you’ll have plenty of time to discover Nepal and relax during your stay
Volunteering placements cost $250 USD per week and include
All meals and drinks
Transport to and from volunteering placement
24 hour in country support
Nepalese Cultural & Language lessons
Lots of fun and memorable experiences with the local team
Volunteers must be over 23 years old with an independent and adventurous spirit and the ability to adapt to living in a rural environment.
About The Area
Herb Nepal is based in the ethnic Tamang community of Ashapuri village in Bhaktapur, surrounded by green jungles and agricultural lands. This is a very peaceful and remote area with a handful of small settlements nearby. The picturesque Ashapuri Mahadev temple, 1 km away, is a spiritual place where many visit to worship the God Shiva or chant their mantras at the Buddhist shrines.
Ashapuri lies approximately 1 hour away from the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu. Surrounded by mountains, this is a vibrant, spiritual and fascinating city with plenty to see and do. Discover the narrow streets and market shopping, learn yoga or head to one of the many meditation retreats to find tranquility, peace and connect with your inner self.
Nearby Bhaktapur has UNESCO World Heritage status for its rich culture, temples and artworks. With many religious and spiritual festivals held throughout the year visitors are sure to experience the true culture of Nepal
There’s plenty to see and experience at Herb Nepal, activities such as Nepali cookery lessons and creating Herbal produce as well as forest walks and temples are all at your doorstep and included in your stay. Here are some suggestions for activities outside the farm:
Take a trip to Bhaktapur to discover rich culture, temples and artworks
Head to Kathmandu to experience a vibrant and fascinating city
Go Jungle trekking through villages and dense jungle with a local guide (additional cost)
Volunteer at the farm to learn about sustainable farming practices and herbal produce
Activities and Nearby Adventures
- Cultural Activities
- Farm visits
- Guided Jungle Treks
- Traditional Craft Lessons
- Authentic Cooking Lessons
- Farming Volunteering
Meet the hosts
Herb Nepal is run by Benjamin & Simone who are passionate about permaculture and sustainable farming practices. Their ethos is to “Create a better world, a fairer world and a healthier world” through providing education and training for the local community whilst bringing visitors to the area closer to nature and reignite a passion for organic food to benefit their overall wellbeing. They work with local farmers to grow organic and sustainably grown herbs which are then used to produce natural herbal products.
As well as providing tourists with a unique experience in a peaceful rural community Herb Nepal also create a range of herbal products called Koseli (“Gift” in Nepali). The proceeds of the sale of these products goes directly back into the Herb Nepal Training Centre to benefit the local farming community and provide additional income for employees.
How To Get There
Herb Nepal is 1 hour drive from Tribhuvan Kathmandu Airport. An airport transfer service can be arranged on request - please be sure to book your transfers in advance!
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