VILLAGE TOURISM IN INDIA
“Savor the flavor of VILLAGE TOURISM along the Footsteps LORD BUDDHA.”
India has over 400 thousand villages and each of them have certain specialties. For Village Tours India can be an ideal destination and all credit goes to its rich blend of multiple cultures mainly found in villages and remarkable ancient civilizations which still can be experienced. Indian Village Tour offers an appropriate mix and match of everything one aspires for. How villagers lead their lives keeping them close to the nature, the special traditional methodology used in their daily walks of life and are still free from regular hustle bustle can easily be experienced and enjoyed.
Village Tourism in India is not only famous for experiencing Villages and its lifestyle but also for lovely loving villagers who consider hospitality their religion.
“Aatithi Devo Bhawa i.e. GUEST IS GOD” is the Punch Line of Village Tours India and has been taught and passed on from one generation to the other.
VILLAGE TOURS INDIA - Around World Famous Sites and Footsteps of LORD
Any Village Tour would become remarkable when it offers exodus of village lifestyle with world famous sites to experience along. When the sites can be a treat to visit even if it is not clubbed with any other destination, wonder if it attached with Internationally Awarded Village like NEPURA then it becomes best of Indian Village Tour.
NEPURA VILLAGE: A famous place for Village Tourism in Bihar region. It is around 115 Kms away from Capital Town PATNA (Capital of Ancient India), 65 kms from World Famous place BODHGAYA (Land of Enlightenment) and just 12 Kms away from RAJGIR (Land of World’s First Residential University).
This place is well known for its Tussar Silk Weavingand is among very few villages received International Awards for its incredible Handmade Tussar Silk weaving technique which percolated from one generation to the other without losing its originality. Since Nepura is the only place in the world of such kind that’s why it has been adopted by Indian government to protect and promote its legacy across the globe and attract more and more tourists to experience this wonder. The weaving work is done by mostly Tati Community. Pit loom silk weaving and tight reeling are main craft techniques. Raw material used like Tussar cocoon once converted into Tussar Silk is stitched here by well trained female tailors which can keep one engaged for a good span of time.
Nepura have been the main region which organically produced Rice and Potato that too with once a record highest production in the world. Here farmers plough using traditional techniques for growing organic crops and fruits.
Nepura Villagers’ Occupation – Reflecting True flavor of Village Tourism in India:
Around 250 families live in Nepua Village and it’s really commendable that 50 families out of them practice Tussar Silk Weaving. The weaving work is done by mostly Tati Community. Raw material used like Tussar cocoon once converted into Tussar Silk is stitched here by well trained female tailors. Apart from Silk weaving people others depend mostly on agriculture and produce mainly organic crops and fruits.
A Mouthwatering Cuisine:
Village of India reflects the real taste of Indian Cuisine. Villagers of Nepua love to cook, eat and feed. Resident of Nepura village prefer eating vegetarian food. Rice, pulses and various vegetables are the staple food of this region.
Local Fair and Festival Galore:
The most pious festival celebrated here is Chhath pooja. It is also celebrated in many parts of India. The festival is celebrated twice a year mainly during October / November and later during March. Pilgrims from all over the world gather at the banks of nearby rivers and worship the god. Men and Women together decorate their houses and keep fast for two days and offer fruits & flowers to the God.
On numerous occasions many local fairs are organized which include local villagers, tasty local food and locally handmade items. They are the main attraction of these wonderful fairs.
WORLD FAMOUS DESTINATIONS AROUND NEPURA VILLAGE:
World Famous destinations around Nepura Village are not just enriching Village Tourism in Bihar but enriching Village Tourism in India as well and they are:
RAJGIR is World famous for Buddhism, Beautiful Temples, Caves and ruins of Buddhist and Mahabharata period. A close by lake called Ghora Katora is famous for its natural setting and pollution-free zone. There is a Beautiful Ropeway to World Famous Buddha Temple enables one to experience lush greenery from the top while reaching the Buddha Temple which is at the peak of the hill allowing stretching the vision from one side to the other to experience the mesmerizing beauty of this part of the world.
NALANDA: This is world famous for belonging the First International Residential University of the World (i.e. NALANDA UNIVERSITY). It is just 10 Kms away from RAJGIR. It has given a vision to the whole world of having education system with shelter for students across the globe. Nalanda has been the place of interest to all ever since it is excavated and opened for visitors. The Ruins of NALANDA UNIVERSITY reflects the construction which emphasizes mainly on places of education & its systems, Use of natural materials, Healthy surroundings and specially designed areas for meditation to attain peace of mind & ultimate knowledge.
BODHGAYA: It is the most important place of the World for Buddhism. Here Prince Siddhartha got enlightenment under The Bodhi Tree and called BUDDHA. Plethoras of Buddhist Temples, Monasteries and many stories about Lord Buddha have all the power to mesmerize one sense. One can also see here beautiful statues made up of clay and other handmade things produced with natural resources.
VAISHALI: This is a world famous place for growing best variety of “Banana” and “Litchi” fruit. Known as the host to Second Buddhist Council, this place has the privilege to become the First Republic of the World. It has a lot of significance for Buddhism as Lord Buddha had delivered his last sermon and announced his Mahaparinirvana that followed in Kushinagar.
This place is equally important for Jainism as LORD MAHAVIRA was born here.
One must experience Village Tourism in India around the footsteps of Buddha and World’s Greatest Sites to smell unique fragrances of Village Tours India has been offering to the whole world.