Honey Hunting is the real and frequent activity of indigenous Gurung and Magar Community in Bhujung and Pasgaon for honey hunting from which they are able to solve their problem of bread and butter. This ancestral job of honey hunting still 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.
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.
we organize this kind of Honey hunting Tour With part of Trekking. This is a camping Trek including Honey Hunting. We have well experience at Honey Hunters to do the Job, you will enjoy the Trip. Come on our holiday and discover local tradition and Goring culture in Nepal. Don’t forget your camera!!
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
Hunting journey Management:
Honey hunting occurs in very critical natural topography which is generally isolated from human habitation. We have to be well equipped with all food & tents or campaign management including guides, porters & sometimes we have to take help from villagers.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu, will transfer to Hotel. O/n at Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Full Day sight seeing visit of world Heritage sites including, pashupati nath temple, Bouddha nath stupa, and Bhaktapur old palace complex.
Day 03: Kathmandu Full day sightseeing visit of World Heritage sites including Kathmandu old palace complex, Swayambhu nath stupa and patan old palace complex.
Day 04: Kathmandu – Besishahar (5hr Drive) by Tourist coach. O/n at hotel.
Day 05 : Besishahar – Ghalegaun (6-7hr trek). O/n local lodge.
Day 06 : Ghalegaun – Bhujung (3hrs trek). O/n local lodge.
Day 07 : Bhujung – Thaku Bhir (hunting place). O/n camping.
Day 08 : ThakuBhir (Free day to watching hunting). O/n camping.
Day 09 : ThakuBhir – Bhujung (3hrs trek). O/n local lodge.
Day 10 : Bhujung – Besishahar (6hrs trek back). O/n at Hotel.
Day 11 : Besishahar – Pokhara. (4hrs Drive Back). by Tourist coach O/n at Hotel. One Hour Boating at Fewa lake, visit taal barahi temple, evening Free stay at lake street. O/n at Hotel.
Day 12: Early morning drive to sarangkot for sunrise view of Annapurna Range, Back to Hotel, After breakfast visit pokhara city including Devi,s Water fall, Gupteshwor cave, Tibetan Refugee camp, World peace pagoda. Free stay at pokhara.
Day 13: Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu By Tourist Bus ( 6-7 Hours) O/n at Hotel.
Day 14: Free stay at Kathmandu. Farewell Dinnner.
Day 15: Departure From Kathmandu to your own Destination.