Honey Hunting Tour

Feel the ritualistic vibes involving on adventurous honey hunting on the rural and remote region of the Nepal Chamje which has been listed as one of the top adventurous activity on BBC and also ancient tradition that happens to be twice a year and followed especially by the Gurung tribe who used to hunt the honey produced by wild bee from the bee hive hanged on the gigantic cliff. During honey hunting several ritual tradition is followed then team leader or main honey hunter climbs the cliff to hunt the honey using the old traditional tools that has been handed by their forefathers only for the purpose of honey hunting which is itself adventure and ritual.

Nepal tiny country with rich biodiversity is also haven for five diverse honey bee species that are renowned for pollinating delicious honey twice a year. So be part of the adventurous activity engaging on honey hunting tour managed by Langtang Ri trekking and expedition that takes you to the foothills villages and mountain side for honey hunting along with local Gurung tribe for which honey hunting is ritual and inherited from their ancestors with chance to devour the delicious and intoxicating honey produced by wild honey bee.

Itinerary

Day 1. Kathmandu arrival (1,300m) Overnight in Hotel

Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital. You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel; here you will be formally introduced to your Guide and the activities to be enjoyed over the next few days. We will also ask for your passport photographs and any other details required for your trek permits, at this stage.

Day 2. Drive from Kathmandu to Chamje (1410m) Overnight in Trekking lodge

Drive from Kathmandu to Chamje .It takes 8-10 hours .We pass many more farming communities that now subsist off their crops of corn, barley and potatoes. The trails takes us through forests of bamboo and beautiful rhododendrons that flower from February through to April. We reach the village of Tal, with its often flowing waterfall

Day 3 -4. Honey Hunting preparation Overnight in Trekking lodge

Today is the honey hunting preparation day. It is one of the very adventurous Tours that includes the amazing and surprising scene of Nepal with it. Nepal is a rich country in honeybee and is a better place for the honey hunting. There are at least five different species of Honeybee in Nepal.

Day 5. Honey collection overnight in Trekking lodge

This day can be a challenging for collecting honey . The lead honey hunter collects honey in the bucket from the beehives and passes down to another person. This wild honey was used for a medical purpose which still exists and has medicinal value with a great deal of money in the international market. With honey hunting, there is the chance of viewing and experiencing the traditional honey harvest of Gurung people. Nepal honey hunting is a tradition twice (spring and autumn) a year to collect the wild honey from the hive hanging on a rock hill.

Day 6. Drive to Kathamndu(900m) overnight in hotel

After breakfast drive to Kathmandu.

Day 7. Departure for home

We will meet you at your hotel and take you to the airport in plenty of time to meet your flight home.

What's Included

    • Airport pick up and drop off transportation as per itinerary
    • Single bed accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
    • Kathamandu-Chamje - Kathmandu private transportation
    • AN English speaking guide # Honey hunting preparation charge and you will get minimum of 2 liters of Honey
    • TIMS
    • ACAP
    • Accommodation in Normal tea house during trek
    • Meals (Breakfast with 2 cup of Tea & Coffee), lunch, dinner) during trek
    • Sleeping bag
    • Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of trekking guide
    • First Aid Kit
    • Travel & rescue arrangement
    • All government taxes

What's Not Included

    • International Airfare
    • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
    • Accommodation and Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu
    • Drinking water, Tea Coffee , Hot Shower during trek
    • Medical evacuation in case of emergency
    • Personal gear & clothing - these may be available for hire
    • Expenses of personal nature, client's insurance
    • Tips for staffs
    • Soft/hard drinks
    • Anything not specified in the Cost Include section

Trip facts

  • Activity
    Tours
  • Duration
    7 Days
  • Max. Altitude
  • Group Size
    Min 1 pax
  • Transportation

Your Host

Mrs Pamfa Dhamala

 My company has been helping people plan and experience the Himalayan treks and tours of their dreams for over 25 years. Please Let me assist you with your inquiry.

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