Chitwan, Dec 27: A team of four entrepreneurs have launched Chitwan Fulbari Agro Resort that offers eating arrangement in the middle of an old pond, Rani Pokhari, and is situated at 10 km west from Bharatpur in Chitwan Bharatpur Municipality Ward number 15.
One of the owners of the resort, Rajkumar Gurung said, “I have visited many foreign countries and I have been inspired from what I saw there. We launched Chitwan Fulbari Agro Resort after incorporating world-class facilities along with superb service. The concept is derived from the kind of resorts that we saw in Thailand. Our main aim is to promote tourism and attract more tourists through impressive service.”
According to Bheshraj Gautam, another owner of the resort, the pond belongs to Biswho Prakash Secondary School at Mangalpur and they had signed a contract with the school administration to build the infrastructures for the resort. The resort, spread in two bigaha area, was constructed at the budget of 20 million rupees.
According to Gurung, they also offer their customers the facilities of boating and fishing in the pond. Moreover, the owners are also planning to establish 20-room cottages within one and half year. For now, the resort has two halls that can accommodate 200 people at once. It is apt for organizing gatherings such as marriage parties and seminars, among others, as per Gautam.
The pond can be a destination for bird lovers as it is situated in an area surrounded by the Gyaneshwar Community Forest, Meghauli, Kasara and Bis Hajari pond.
“We decided to incorporate the pond within the resort as an attraction for tourists. It will make the tourists feel that they are surrounded by nature,” added Mohan Raj Thapa, another owner of the resort.