Description of the CBT initiative:
Rani Mahal Community Based Tourism is one of the historical touristic places in Nepal. Government and local people working towards the conservation of the Rani Mahal and promotion of the community based tourism. This palace was constructed by General Khadga Samsher Rana in 1893. He beloved youngest wife Tej Kumari Devi died and within a year he built a palace and named after his wife as a Rani Mahal (queen palace).
Currently, there is vehicle access road to Rani Mahal. It takes around one hour to reach the Rani Mahal. No public vehicles are available for the trip. Also, foot trail from Kailashnagar near the Batasedanda, about 3 km from Tansen leads to Ranimahal. It takes about 3-4 hrs walk to Rani Mahal from Batasedanda.
Rani Mahal is a Rana palace located in the bank of Kali Gandaki River in Palpa district of Nepal
What problem they are trying to solve? What have they accomplished?
There are so many problems to go and stay in there. There is no good road and good hotel. It should privatize to develop this place to make more attractive. It is also necessary to make homestay for promote tourism. Promote community based tourism through education and awareness program. Eco tourism enhancement through eco-cultural development. Rani Mahal is a tourism site visited by local and international tourists. As an alternative source of livelihood, the local community engages in ecotourism to get their daily income through goods and crafts sell, tour guiding.
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