Stay at a Pashmina Village
Stay at a Pashmina Village
Korzok is a village where Changpas, means semi-nomadic communities live who migrated from western Tibet. Semi-nomadic means a community that practices seasonal migration but has one village as their base camp. Korzok Village has become the base camp of this community where they produce the most real Pashmina Threads. They graze the Pashmina Goats that are exclusive to this region.
The people in the village of Korzok are largely nomadic. Most of them live in temporary tents and often move from valley to valley. The host families have experience in hosting tourists for the last few years and built well-equipped homestays. They enjoy taking the host around their village and show the nomadic culture. People enjoy staying here for a few days to live next to the pristine lake, see the nomadic life and do birdwatching in the season.
When you are visiting a nomadic community of highlands, you’ll always be greeted with butter tea, yogurt, cheese, milk, and smiling happy faces. Here in Korzok, hosts serve local food of Ladakh along with standard Roti, Dal, Rice, and Vegetables. If anyone has some specific requirements or allergies it must be informed in advance. All the vegetables used in the food are organically grown in the village.
Korzok village has a 300-year-old monastery where once a year, the festival of Korzok Gustoris celebrated. Korzok village is situated on the banks of Tso Moriri lake. The lake attracts a large number of migratory birds, such as black-necked cranes, brown-headed gulls, common mergansers, and black-winged stilts.
First aid facility
Any personal expenses
Transportation to village
Additional Meals – Lunch, Dinner
Room service fee
Are you choosing this homestay because you are on a vacation and need some time away from your urban life? Does living a village life in the mud house in the mountains excite you? If your answer is yes, this homestay is the place to find all of this in one place. You might not get the internet here but you will also not feel the need for it as you will be busy exploring the village life. The luxury here is living at the beautiful mountain destination, getting freshly cooked organic food at every meal, and having happy locals offering their warm hospitality.
Guests like to eat our Ladakhi food. They say it is delicious, even when it is prepared by an old person like me. I always make sure to serve them the cleanest and healthiest food. My husband is a copper artist. When guests leave us, they say ‘Julley’ and hug me. It makes us feel happy.
I became Mountain Homestay Host in 2018 and have hosted many travelers since then. Running homestay has been very beneficial for me and my family. The solar set up in our house not only is useful for us but even travelers prefer staying in our homestay due to the availability of this facility
The astronomy training turned out to be a life-changing event for my village. I felt happy and proud while explaining the planets and the secrets of the universe to the tourists. Tourists told me that even they didn’t know so much about the Dark skies.