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Homestay, boating service attract visitors to Syarpu Lake

The Nepal Weekly
August 16, 2022

Tourists visiting Syarpu Lake says that it was more beautiful in reality than in pictures. Situated in Ward No. 3 and 5 of Banphikot Rural Municipality in Rukum West district, Syarpu Lake is turning itno a major tourism attraction in Karnali Province. The lake spreads in an area of 2.6 square kilometres. Recent continuous rain has filled the lake completely making the area more attractive. Locals have also established homestay services for tourists visiting the lake. For the homestay service, 11 houses have been prepared in Ward No. 3 with the coordination of locals and Division Forest Office under Syarpu Lake Organic Homestay Programme. The homestay programme has facilitated the tourists visiting the areae to have rest at the place away from the regular hustle of the city. That’s why the Syarpu Lake’s majestic environment is welcoming more and more visitors. The lake is mostly visited by domestic tourists across Karnali Province. Locals stressed that the lake receives water directly from the Himalayas and bathing in it is refreshing and healthy.