This Stunning Village In Indo-Nepal Border Will Be Developed Into An Eco-Tourism Hub

by Tania Tarafdar

Indians will have an all-new tourist destination along the Indo-Nepal border that is every bit gorgeous. A village along the Indo-Nepal border dominated by the Tharu tribe will be developed as a tourist destination under the Uttar Pradesh government’s “One District, One Eco-Tourism Spot” scheme. The administration is developing eco-tourism centres and forest divisions in districts to attract tourists.

A Stunning Eco-Tourism Hub In The Making

An eco-tourism centre is already operational in the Katarniaghat Forest Division and the Bahraich and the Tharu tribe-dominated Balaigaon village are getting brand new eco-tourism sector too! The tourism facilities will be developed without causing any harm to the trees. The picturesque forest area is home to hyena, leopards, wild boars and tigers, and more!

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Tourists Can Enjoy Nature Walks, Traditional Foods & More!

Tharu tribals have a rich culture and heritage and the main aim of developing the spot is to attract Nepalese tourists. They are also developing the accommodation and other necessary facilities as per the forest policy to attract tourists. Tourists can enjoy nature walks, ponds, and parks in the area. The eco-tourism facility will also boast of a 10-km long safari track, four Tharu huts, vehicles for jungle safari. What’s more, tourists will be able to taste traditional food.

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The construction of the road along the border has started under the Indo Nepal Border Road Project. You can make the bookings online to experience the village.