Ready to discover Nepal from the comfort of your home?
Travel virtually to Nepal and support a local host
Since the outbreak of the world COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, tourism to Nepal has been on hold. And it is to be expected that it will take months before Nepal will welcome tourists again. It means that many people who are working in the tourism sector in Nepal have lost their jobs. Usually no job means: no income. Our 5 staff members are now working and earning 20% of their regular income.
Together with a tour operator from the Netherlands, Bardia Homestay started in June 2020 the plaform MyNepal.online. On the platform we offer virtual tours and classes to travelers who want to learn more about the nature and culture of Nepal. This gives our staff but also guides in Tansen and Kathmandu, the chance to generate income for their family, to share their knowledge and passion with you and to develop new (virtual) skills. 78% of the proceeds will go to our guides, cook, driver and chamber maid.
Virtual tours and classes
Travelers and our local hosts can meet each other live during a virtual tour or class. Walk on the countryside with our guides Manmohan and Balkrishna and experience the Tharu way of living. Learn about the tiger his habitat and wildlife in Bardia National Park. Like to extend your cooking skills? This is possible during a cooking workshop ‘dal bhat’, the national dish of Nepal. During all the tours you have live contact with your local host and you can ask all your questions directly. The experiences of the participants are very positive. “It felt like I was in Nepal” is a frequently heard feedback from the participants.
Virtual travel is a new way of traveling not only during corona time, but also in the future. It gives you the opportunity to learn more about this Himalayan country and it helps you to dream about and plan your future trip to West Nepal.
More information about the tours you will find on this page. You can book a private virtual tour every day of the week. The price depends on the number of participants. Booking is possible through the website MyNepal.online or send us an e-mail for more information. We are looking forward to welcome you virtually soon.
In this class our Nepalese cook will teach you how to make a delicious Dal Bhat that makes you feel like you are in Nepal. At the same time while he is cooking live for you, you can join him in your own kitchen and prepare your own Dal Bhat. Expand your cooking skills! Book here
The king of the park is the Bengal Tiger. In this webinar class, your local guide will tell you all about the tiger and his habitat which makes you feel you are on a safari inside Bardia National Park.
Ready for spotting the tiger? Follow this class! Book here
In this webinar class, your local guides will you tell you all about the vegetation of the park, the wildlife and the birds which makes you feel you are on a safari inside Bardia National Park.
During this virtual tour on Zoom, your local Tharu guide takes you on a walk through the countryside and will tell you all about the farming methods of the local Tharu people. The subject changes depending on the season. Book here