Honey Hunting Tour

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Overview

Embark on an extraordinary adventure with our Honey Hunting Tour, where ancient traditions and nature's wonders converge to offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Nestled in the heart of a remote and breathtaking landscape, this trip promises a unique opportunity to witness the daring and age-old practice of honey hunting. Your journey begins with a warm welcome from our expert local guides, who will not only lead the way but also share their deep-rooted knowledge of the region's culture and history. As you traverse through rugged terrains and lush forests, captivate it by the raw beauty of the surroundings and the rich biodiversity that thrives within. The main highlight of this expedition is the awe-inspiring honey hunting ritual. Witness the indigenous Gurung community's skilled honey hunters as they fearlessly scale towering cliffs, using age-old techniques handed down through generations, to collect the prized wild honey from massive beehives suspended on the cliffs' face. This extraordinary display of courage and tradition is also a sight to behold and offers a rare insight into a vanishing way of life. Throughout the tour, you will also have opportunities to interact with the local communities and immerse yourself in their day-to-day lives, gaining a profound understanding of their customs and beliefs. Share in their hearty meals and traditional dances, forging connections that will remain with you long after the journey ends. Apart from the honey hunting spectacle, indulge in various nature-based activities. Trek along pristine trails that wind through verdant forests, opening up vistas of snow-capped peaks and cascading waterfalls. Wildlife enthusiasts will be delighted by the chance to spot exotic flora and fauna that call this untouched wilderness home. At night, retire to comfortable lodgings that blend harmoniously with the environment, ensuring a peaceful and rejuvenating rest for the next day's adventures.

Conclusion and Summary

Our Honey Hunting Tour promises an authentic and respectful experience that supports local communities and encourages sustainable tourism practices. Whether you are a thrill-seeker, a culture enthusiast, or simply a lover of nature's wonders, this trip is sure to leave an indelible mark on your soul. So, come join us on this enchanting odyssey and create memories that will linger in your heart for years to come.

Trip Highlights


  • Enjoy the scenic drive to Khudi via the countryside road.
  • Mountain Nepal Honey Hunting in the rocky stone small hills.
  • Enjoy the homestay experience with the local Gurung community
  • Capture the best picture in your camera collecting honey from Himalayan cliffs.
  • Nepal Honey hunting is an age-old tradition following till now.

Itinerary


Day 01: Greetings at Kathmandu Airport, Transfer to Hotel

Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. Our representative will meet you after you finish your immigration formalities. You can get a SIM card if needed. We will take you to your hotel, where you can settle in and freshen up after your long flight.

We will have a short meeting for a briefing about your program. The evening is free at your leisure; you can enjoy a delicious dinner in one of the best restaurants. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu drive to Khudi and Overnight at Guest house

After breakfast, you will drive for your honey-hunting tour. After a 4-hour drive from Kathmandu, you will arrive at Vimal Nagar. Here, you can visit Siddha cave (the biggest cave in Asia). Then from here, after driving for about more 3hrs, you will reach Khudi village. The villagers heartily welcome you. In the evening, have a slide show program about bee hunting.

Day 03: Khudi to Base Camp Village

This place is the point from where you start trekking for the honey-hunting village site. Today, you travel to the Honey Hunting site for six to seven hours. We can see the natural scenery with spectacular mountain views.

Day 04: Enjoy the Honey Hunting

Today, you enjoy thrilling honey-hunting programs at the cliff. Honey hunter prays before they start. Return to the base camp village after you want the honey hunting program.

Day 05: Trek Back to Khudi and Drive to Kathmandu

Today, you’ll retrace your path back to Khudi. On the way, the stream invites you to swim at a natural swimming pool. We can also have a pleasant walk to the Marshyangdi River and Khudi stream. Drive back to Kathmandu with a journey of about 7 hours. Transfer to your hotel and spend your free time.

Day 06: Final Departure, Airport Drop

You can extend your trip with us if it is your final day here. We will take you to the Airport. We wish you a happy journey in Nepal, traditionally and culturally, and hope to see you again.

Price Includes


  • Kathmandu Airport to Hotel and back to Airport transfers by private car.
  • Your hotel twin-sharing accommodation in Kathmandu Includes breakfast.
  • Guesthouse/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 permits for honey hunting
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information.
  • Above the Himalaya Gifts
  • Welcome/Farewell Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Official paper works, Service charges, and all Government Taxes
  • Local transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the tour by private vehicle.

Price Excludes


  • Meals other than breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee: you can get it at Nepal Airport.
  • International Airfare/Airport Tax.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water,
  • Personal expenses include laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages, bar bills, and camera battery charging.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips for tour/staff
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the Price Include section.
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