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Nepal Honey Hunting Tour - Honey Hunting Tour in Nepal

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.

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.

Nepal Honey hunting tour Itinerary:

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

Day 02: Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley [1,338m/4,389ft]. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 03: Drive to Khudi [1,131m/3,711ft] via Besisahar [820m/2,69ft] along the Prithivi highway. Join Gurung cultural programme arranged by local inhabitants. Overnight at Lodge

Day 04: After breakfast, trek to honey hunting site where you will be welcomed by local villagers. Overnight at Lodge

Day 05: Next day morning visit the honey hunting site & enjoy the program. In the evening you will enjoy cultural dances performed by local Gurung people.

Day 06: Drive back to Khudi and drive to Pokhara [827m/2,713ft]. Transfer to hotel. Visit Lake Site in the evening

Day 07: Sightseeing of Pokhara city which includes caves [Mahendra cave, Bat cave and Gupteshwor cave], Museums [Mountaineering museum, Gorkha soldier museum] sacred places [Bindabashini Temple, Jal Baharahi, world peace Stupa]. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 08: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu. Farewell dinner in the evening in traditional Nepali restaurant

Day 09: Final departure to your destination

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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