Kumroj village development comittee is located 190km.south west of kathmandu valley in the rapti valley also known as the inner terai or dun.The village is situated and altitude of 1000ft above the sea level.Here we bounded by 2 mountains ranges on our north we can see the elevated mahabharat ranges of hills and on the southern side we are bounded by the churiya siwalik hills.The beauty of our pride is Chitwan National Park which is stands today as a sucessful testimoney of nature conservation in south Asia.This is the first National park of Nepal established in 1973 to preserve a unique ecosystem significantly valuable to the whole world which is included this area on the list of world heritage site in 1984.We would like say ,Kumroj is lay on lap of world heritage site which might be proposed for eco-tourism,village tourism and green tourism site for tourism destenation in near future.Kumroj is devetted to protect the wild animals,community forest and chitwan national park. Physical Features-Tharu is a main habitant and tribe in this kumroj.When malariya is eridacted several peoples migrating from the different part of country which is increased day by day.The importance of kumroj is low land and plain flodded land.Nowadays kumroj is muticultural village where verious tribe and people live together and struggling to make their destany.
Here we expances 3 different seasons.First comes winter this start early week of November,max temprature is day time 15-18c.night 3-6c.Then comes the summer and dry month it start early week of Appril.The max temp during day is 37-42c. and at night temp, is between 25-28c.The humidity is about 40/parcent.Then comes the monson.monson is start from early week of July. During this time humidity is about 100/parcent.and on avarage we receive 100mm of rain a day.
specially in kumroj we found two types of forets.Riverine forest and grass land which is very important habitates for wild animals and birds.
kumroj community forest is spread around the 1,300 hectors of land which is attested with Chitwan National Park.In the community forest we can see the one horned Rhinocers,Royal Bengal Tiger,Leopard,Sloth Beer,some times wild elephant,3 spices of Deer family,Reptiles and 165 species of colourful birds.
Kumroj is famouse for agriculture and livestock.They produce paddey,wheat,maize,mustard and verious kind of sesional vegetables.Selling milk is second occuation of kumroj and nowadays they started different kind of business like shop,agricultural depo,book stores,swing clothes.
It takes time to change society and thir concept.But these days kumroj is gradually running for community development and tourism development. and their infracturer.They Build 2 view tower inside the community forest for visitor and tourists where they can spend their night in this tower to watch the wild animals.The cost is cheap for spend night and that money goes to community development and forest management.Elephant safary is a very exciment programme in kumroj community forest and jungle hyking also very memorable.
kumroj have taken aim for bio village in future because they want to decrease the dependancy of netural resoures like wood.
The diry is a sucessful story in kumroj so that they developed the milk cooling centre to preserve the milk for long time.
They incourage to people save their money and they provide the some personal loan for their purpose.
How to get there ?
You can get the plain or bus,micro bus and private taxi from the kathmandu to Hetauda.you can get sauraha chock tandi or Parsa Bazar.we have airport at Bharatpur.you can get the local jeep,tanga or taxi from there and reached the Beautiful place of kumroj.
If you like to stay at view tower or lodge they can provide your lodgeing,fooding,wild activities and community activities.
Friday, May 24, 2013 Credit to Bodhraj Bhandari Kumroj-3 Gauwi Chitwan Nepal