Honey Hunting Tour in Nepal is the usual activity done by the Gurung and Magar ethnic group in Bhujung and Pasgoan to fulfill their daily needs. This ancestral job of extracting wild honey is still continued in many remote areas of Nepal and in the recent years it is regarded as one of the potential area to promote tourism. Though special package for honey hunting is not developed yet Annapurna area, Dhading and Jharlang across Ganesh Himal, Arun valley in Makalu region are regarded promising for honey hunting. Honey hunting trip is one of the exciting and thrilling adventure trip where you will have great probability of harvesting honey placed at the cliff of the hills which is rendered by the miraculous sound of river and wind along with striking mountain vistas. This thrilling job of honey hunting in the elevation of 300 ft is done with the help of ladder prepared locally with bamboo and rope made from Marijuana. While honey hunting the honey hunter carries large basket for putting honey and the steps are taken with immense amount of vigilance as there is no any other support system. Honey hunting in these high cliffs gives the perfect toast to the adventure lovers.
This adventurous job is promoted by the help of different documentaries. Initially this concept of honey hunting was forwarded by the world famous director Eric valli along with freelancer photographer Diane Summers through their documental masterpiece Honey Hunter.
From Tribhuvan International Airport you will be transferred to your hotel room. In the afternoon you can roam around Thamel and we will invite you to our office for briefing about the each day program.
Early in the morning after having breakfast we will drive along Prithhvi Highway for three hours to Khudi. Stay the overnight here.
Trek for six hours on the honey hunting site.
Today is the day to observe the process of honey hunting. In the evening you will be served with culture dance of mother union.
Trek back to Khudi which takes around six to seven hours. On the way we can enjoy swimming in natural springs.
Drive back to Kathmandu. You can spend your evening time by doing some family shopping.
Departure for your onward flight.