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Honey Hunting in Nepal

Drive or fly to Pokhara with senic views, Pokhara City, Kathmandu Sightseeing, Annapurna base camp, Poon Hill

Honey Hunting is referred as gathering of honey from colonies of wild bees. It is one of the most ancient human activities and is still practised in Nepal for business and tourism too. The country is famous for honey hunting too. This is because it is rich in large varieties and species of bees.

Honey Hunting is the real and rare activity of Gurung and Magar communities. Bhujung and Pasgaon are precisely chosen for honey hunting in Nepal. The activity is practised in several villages of the country and provides a strong potential in tourism industry. The most ancient known honey hunters are tribe of Mongols in Nepal. Since then, the practice has been followed down through generation by generation.

During honey hunting , bees of the colonies are driven away by use of smoke. With required equipments and safety tools, the honeycomb is carefully separated from the base. Honey hunters make sure that the bees do not inject them. Some species of bees leave venom after puncturing the human skin leaving human blood infected. After gaining the honeycomb, honey is extracted this can be used for various purposes including a use as medicine too.

Honey Hunting Trekking Itinerary:

Day 01 : Upon arrival in Kathmandu Airport you will be warmly greeted by our representatives and transferred to your hotel

Day 02: Sightseeing / Cultural Day in Kathmandu Valley [1,338m/4,389ft] Half day sightseeing around UNESCO Bhaktapur / Kathmandu where your guide will escort you on a tour of Buddhist and Hindu temples and shrines reflecting ancient local traditions. Hotel overnight

Day 03: Kathmandu to Khudi [1,131m/3,711ft]: A after 4 hours’ drive from Kathmandu you will arrive Vimal Nagar where you can visit Siddha cave [the biggest cave in Asia] after that 3 hour drive to Khudi. In the evening, slight show programme about cliff honey hunting. Overnight in Khudi

Day 04: Khudi to Base camp Village. Start trekking for Honey hunting village site; you can see many natural seen on the way. Welcome by villagers and Gurung culture dances after dinner.

Day 05: After working 2-3 hours for honey hunting site, you will see Honey hunting, Honey hunter pray before they start, viewing the heart thrilling honey hunting programme at cliff. Return back to Base camp village.

Day 06: Trek back to Khudi: The stream invites you to swim at natural swimming pool and walking through the bank of Marshyangdi River. Overnight at Khudi

Day 07: Khudi to Kathmandu: Drive back to Kathmandu it will take about 7 hour drive to Kathmandu.

Day 08: Final departure

Cost Info

Cost Include

  • All surface transfers as per itinerary
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Fooding, lodging, insurance and other expenses of the staffs
  • Fooding; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner [as per itinerary] and lodging of the clients
  • Necessary National Park fees
  • All necessary paper works and permits
  • Guided sightseeing tour
  • Camping equipments such as very high quality North Face or Mountain Hardware tents for camping
  • Kitchen, dining, toilet tents, mattresses and other kitchen equipments
  • Travel and rescue arrangements for our staffs
  • All ground transportation by private vehicles as per the itinerary program
  • All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking guide, cook, assistant leader [4 trekkers: 1 assistance] also a personal Sherpa on request
  • Porter’s Charges [Porter can carry up to 20kg]
  • Tea and coffee during Mountain Climbing
  • Teahouse/Lodge and tented accommodation during trekking and climbing session
  • Medical supplies [First Aid medical kit will be available]
  • Trekking Information Management System [TIMS], New Trekking permit to keep record of tourist [This is for your safety]
  • Seasonal fresh fruits such as orange, apple, banana, mango, grape and other Nepali local fruits

Cost Exclude

  • Meals in Kathmandu
  • Domestic / international airfares
  • Nepal entry visa fee [Visa fees US$ 25 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 15 days, US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days & US$ 100 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 100 days.][ Visa can be easily issued upon the arrival of Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu which will require 2 passport size photos]
  • Airport tax required for the Domestic / International flights
  • Expenses such as laundry, phone calls, internet and others
  • Personal trekking equipments
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing
  • Any extra transportation except in itinerary [we can arrange upon request]
  • Any kind of personal expenses
  • Helicopter rescue due to out of control
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the inclusive price
  • Some extra assistance like if you cannot walk properly our guide will arrange you horse to came back [if applicable this you have to pay them directly]
  • Tips to staffs. After working everyone expect some Tips. We don’t mention fixed amount, it’s is up to you and up to their service, but generally tourists provide 10% of the total cost
  • International airfares to and from Kathmandu as per your destination
  • Single supplement charges [if required]
  • Departure tax from Kathmandu
  • Your travel insurances
  • Cold drinks and beverages

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