Home stay is simply the practice of offering food and accommodation upon reasonable payment in order to enrich the life of host and cultural exchange between host and guest. Home stay in Nepal is quiet popular nowadays which was initiated in 1998 Ad when Nepal was celebrating its first tourism year. After the exciting success from the early phase it started to flourish densely thus Nepal has 100s of places offering Home stay. It was mainly focused on rural areas in the early days but as time pass by it was adopted widely in the city areas which has multiple benefit. The first home stay was established in Darau Sirubari of Syangja district which has flourished well across the country which has an incredible contribution over heritage conservation, income generation and culture conservation.
Late nineties toddler is running unstoppable pace that is its doing great spreading the praise worthy smiling people where one can feel never ending peace and love. The purpose of these home stay are enriching lives with the sustainable use of natural resources while income generation is another aim. Culture and language exchange, Information and learning are the additional advantage of Home stay. We can see youth living in the village which is exception according to Nepali scenario which is due to Home stay which helped them creating income generation.
Tourist link trek and expedition has recently initiated the operation of Home stay nearby Thamel in Kathmandu in order to facilitate the tourist who like to stay with local Nepali family where guest are expected to learn Nepali language, custom, culture, cuisine and values. The motto over the operation of such local home stay is to flourish Nepali culture and to provide an opportunity to the guest who likes to live like Nepali while in Nepal.