Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa (Asian rice) or Oryza glaberrima (African rice). As a cereal grain, it is the most widely consumed staple food for a large part of the world’s human population, especially in Asia. Usually, all trekkers who visit Nepal they say Dal, BHAT power 24 hours but only few travelers know how the Bhat (rice) is planted in Nepal. Trek Nepal Himalayas gives chance to the travelers know how the BHAT(rice) is planted in Nepal during rice planting trip.
With the advent of monsoon, Ropai (Paddy Planting) is a very important occasion in the agriculture calendar of Nepal. In Nepal, the large portion of economics is dominated by agriculture & tourism. The agriculture sector contributes almost 33 % to Gross Domestic Product (GDP). In the age of 21st century, Farmers are using traditional agriculture method because of geographical diversity. Farmers used oxen & plough for plowed and leveled the planting field for Rice planting.
The month of Ashad (Mid-June) – Bhadra (Mid-September) is considered as the best season for rice planting & is harvested in Kartik(mid-October) – Mangsir (mid-December). Both planting & harvesting season is celebrated & pedestal throughout the farming community with food, Drinks & merrymaking. Asare (Typical Nepali agriculture Songs) are sung, pleasantries exchanged and family bonds renewed.
Rice Planting Trip an opportunity to enjoy the joy of planting, understanding Nepal agricultural practices, and playing with mud will bring back the child in you. Not only that, stay with local, work with local, cook with local, learn and exchange with local will be an ideal opportunity for someone else.
Undoubtedly, we can say Rice Planting Trip will be an extremely memorable experience for lifetime. During this trip, we stay in local home & will take care of all health and security. We also cooked an ate foods which are totally hygienic and organic. So, you don`t need to worry about anything before heading to rice planting trip in Nepal.
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