Honey Hunting Tour

Ever since Eric Valli published a book and made a film on Honey Hunting, it has received immense publicity. This is an ancient tradition handed down through generations exclusively in Midwestern part of Nepal. Requiring remarkable skills, it is undertaken by experienced villagers who hang from cliffs as tall as 300m with the help of home-made hemp ropes and ladders. The wild bees choose difficult perches high on steep rock faces for their hives. The honey is harvested twice a year, once in April-May and again in October-November. The honey collected in spring has a higher flavor and is favored. This wild honey has medicinal value and fetches a great deal of money in the international market


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.

This exclusive holidays tour give you the opportunity to sample traditions and culture. See them while you trek in the foothills of The Himalayas.

Season : Spring & Autumn
 

Outline Itinerary: 11 night/ 12 days

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Full day guided tour in Kathmandu Valley
Day 03:
Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar
Day 04: Trek from Besisahar to Ghalegaun; cultural program in Ghalegaun
Day 05: Trek from Ghalegaun to Bhujung
Day 06: Trek from Bhujung to Thaku Bhir (Honey Hunting Place), Camping at 
            Thaku Bhir
Day 07: Free day to watching honey hunting at Thaku Bhir
Day 08: Thaku Bhir to Bhujung
Day 09: Bhujung to Besisahar
Day 10: Drive from Besisahar to Kathmandu
Day 11: Free day in Kathmandu for shopping
Day 12: Drive to airport for international departure 

(The trip can be extended or reduced on your request)

                                                                                                                          

 

TRIP FACT:

Trip Code:    MN320

Duration: 11 night/ 12 day

Best Season:     Sept - Nov
                             Mar-May

Trip Start From:Kathmnandu

Trip Finish at: Kathmnandu                            

Price :

 


 
 


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel: Upon arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu. Short briefing will follow concerning the necessary formalities and your trekking itinerary. Depending upon your arrival time you may spend free time visiting nearby sanctuaries or resting.

 

Day 02: Full day guided tour in Kathmandu Valley: After breakfast, you will start an interesting tour around Kathmandu. We will arrange a guide of your chosen language to give you a tour and introduction to our rich culture amongst our ancient and fascinating history and religion. In our sightseeing tour you go to Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath , Boudhanath and Kathmandu Durbar square.


Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar:
A after 6 hour drive from kathmadnu you will arrive in Besisahar. Overnight at Besisahar.


Day 04: Trek from Besisahar to Ghalegaun; cultural program in Ghalegaun:
Start trek to Ghalegaun; you can see many natural seen on the way. Welcome by villagers and Gurung culture dances after dinner.


Day 05: Trek from Ghalegaun to Bhujung:
Start trek to Bhujung from Ghalehaun. Overnight at Bhujung.


Day 06: Trek from Bhujung to Thaku Bhir (Honey Hunting Place), Camping at Thaku Bhir:
Start trek to Honey hunting site (Thaku bhir), you can see many natural seen on the way.


Day 07: Free day to watching honey hunting at Thaku Bhir and back to Bhujung :
After working 2, 3 hour 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 Bhujung.


Day 08: Bhujung to Besisahar:


Day 09: Drive from Besisahar to Kathmandu:


Day 10: Free day in Kathmandu for shopping:


Day 11: Drive to airport for international departure:



  • Airport pick up/drops on private vehicles
  • All necessary transportations
  • All government taxes and official charges
  • Private Tour guide excellent English-speaking guide
  • Transportation- private land transfer & domestic flights as specified in package
  • Accommodations- hotels based on double/single occupancy as specied


  • international flight ticket and airport tax
  • Nepal visa Charge
  • tips to guides & drivers
  • Person expenses along the tour
  • Travel /medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost

Special Instructions to our Clients : :

Before leaving your country, you are suggested to ensure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months. Please book your trip as early as possible; giving us enough preparation time for your trip means your trip will be managed well so that you will get full satisfaction from our services. Please make sure that you have got confirmation receipt from our company about your booking. If you need any special facilities that are not included in the listed itinerary, make sure that you have informed us about it at the time of booking. Should you want to book any programs that are not listed in this website as tailor made package, please let us know by email; we will design it as per your travel need.

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Magic Nepal Adventures Pvt. Ltd.
Banasthali, Kathmandu, Nepal.
P.O.Box : 14365
Tel : +977- 1- 4360709
Cell : +977- 9851088964
Email : info@magicnepal.com.np
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