Honey hunting adventure is one of the newly develop adventure tour in Nepal that form part of the ancient culture of numerous civilizations. Scientists have estimated through rock painting documentation that honey hunting was practiced as far back as 13,000 BC. In Nepal, honey hunting tour has been practiced for thousands of years and is a vital part of the Nepali culture.
Honey hunting has become one of the major attractions in the annual Siurung Festival being held in Lamjung district currently. The Gurung tribespeople of Nepal have been collecting honey from Himalayan cliffs for centuries, but now their lifestyle is under threat from commercialisation and tours offering visitors a chance to ‘join a honey hunt’
The most popular honey hunting destinations are located in Bhujung, Nai Chi, Pasgaon, Naya Gaun, Ludhi and Dare. All places are way to Annapurna Circuit Trek. Foreign Tourists will be amazed at the speed and courage of the honey hunters, who hang from the cliffs to earn a living, and marvel at the ancient techniques that are still in use today.
Nepal honey hunting trip is wonderful off the beaten path trek that gets you acquainted with the ancient profession of people of remote villages of Annapurna.
Note: If you are planning for documentary filming, short movies, photography adventure then we will organised ground transportation, helicopter charter & other logistic support during your honey hunting trip in Nepal.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu city sightseeing and permit preparation day
Day 03: 4WD Land Cruiser drive Kathmandu to Khudi and Trek to Ghale gaun
Day 04: Trek Ghalegaun to Bhujung
Day 05-06: 2 days Honey hunting adventure tour on the hunting point
Day 07: Trek back Bhujung to Ghalegaun
Day 08: Ghalegaun to Khudi and drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 09: Final Departure