Pokhara: Yangjakot, a historical and touristic village, in the northeast of Kaski district has received impressive number of visitors in the aftermath of the COVID-19. With the end of coronavirus fear, more tourists have visited Yangjakot in Madi Rural Municipality-3 and the panoramic sites there, receiving services from home-stay.
The village is accessible for domestic and foreign visitors, thanks to development of road network. Khim Kumari Gurung, a home-stay runner, said the village receives some three to four groups of visitors on every single day, while the number of visitors is even higher on weekends and holidays. The villagers have run nine home-stays where more than 130 guests can be accommodated.
Likewise, more visitors stay there since the Yangjakot is also the headquarters of the rural municipality. The local residents there have shared that the visitors reach the site to get refreshed from the hustle and bustle of the town.
Yangjakot, which lies some 20 kilometres away from Pokhara with 12 kilometres of blacktopped road.