Honey Hunting in Nepal

7 Days
Nepal
1
Easy
  • Trip Code: Honey Hunting in Nepal
  • Trip Type: Tour
  • Max. Altitude: 3000
  • Travel Mode: Car/Van/Jeep/Coaches

Honey Hunting, the collection of Honey from the nests of wild Bees built on steep cliffs, is an age-old tradition. Local honey hunters show their exceptional skills by hanging themselves from cliffs as high as 300 meters using Bamboo ladders and hemp ropes, while harvesting the honeycombs. Everyone is thrilled to watch honey hunters at work.

Honey Hunting is the real and frequent activity of indigenous Gurung and Magar Community in Bhujung, Pasgaon continues in many remote villages of Nepal while offering high tourism potential.  A large section of travelers are increasingly showing their interest in honey hunting thereby ensuring staple sources of local revenue generation, besides Ghalegoan Bhujung and the hole of Annapurna region, Dhading and Jharlang across Ganesh Himal Arun valley in Makalu and other trekking areas have become Popular for honey hunting, a new tourist activity but in Nepal except Bhujung area of Annapurna region, special package of Honey hunting for tourist is not developed yet.

Nerveless few lucky tourist get chance to observe honey hunting on spot while traveling along the trekking routes. There are myriad be nests found in the inner and outer rings of different trekking areas which if professionally scientifically and technically managed provides an immense potentiality of promoting honey hunting as an add- on product.

This is a camping Trek including Honey Hunting.Trekking in the foothills of the Annapurnas. See the spectacular honey hunting on the steep bee cliffs. Be welcomed by the Gurung people and learn about their traditions and customs.

These holidays give you the opportunity to sample traditions and culture. See them while you trek in the foothills of The Himalayas.
Season : Spring & Autumn.

Overview
Trip Code Honey Hunting in Nepal
Trip Duration 7 Days
Trip Type Tour
Trip Grade Easy
Min Group Size 1
Max Altitude 3000
Trip Start Kathmandu
Trip End Kathmandu
Best Season Sep-Nov & Mar-May
Transportaion Car/Van/Jeep/Coaches
Meals All meals during the honey hunting, rest of part bed and breakfast
Acommodation Accomodation in Lodges during the honting /Hotels in Kathmandu
Itinerary

Arrive Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel.

Drive from Kathmandu to Khudi which takes 6 hours. You drive along the Prithvi highway across beautiful villages, local people, and landscapes and all the way you drive along the river valley. The tour to Buddha Monasteries and Khudi Bazaar with bring you lot of opportunities to study more about the local culture

Today you trek for six to seven hours for Honey Hunting site. On the way, you view many natural scenes n the way. You would receive hearty welcome by villagers and can enjoy Gurung culture dances after dinner.

The day is to enjoy few hours walk for honey hunting site. Honey hunter pray before they start. You can view the Heart Thrilling Honey hunting program at Cliff. After you enjoy honey hunting program, return back base camp village. In the evening, you will spend few moments enjoying culture dances of mother union.

Trek to Khudi which takes six to seven hours. You can enjoy swimming at Natural swimming pool. You go evening walk at Bank of the Marshyangdi River and Khudi stream.

Drive from Khudi to Kathmandu 6 hrs. You drive along the Prithivi highway across beautiful villages, colorful peoples, landscapes, all the you drive along the River Valley.

Free day in Kathmandu for personal activities or final departure

Service Includes/Excludes

Tour Cost Includes
Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle.
Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu, including breakfast.
Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
Guest house/homestay accommodation during the honey hunting tour
hiking guide, honey hunter expert, honey hunting crews,
daily meals during the tour ( breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
all needed royalties and permit
Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
Welcome/Farewell Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes
Local transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the tour by Tourist bus/Private Car/Van depends on Clients requirement and budget

Tour Cost Excludes
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
Nepal entry visa fee, you can get a Nepal visa upon arrival in the Airport.
International Airfare/Airport tax.
Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot and cold showers.
Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
Travel Insurance
Tips for tour/ trekking staffs
Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.

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