Honey Hunting Tour in Nepal is one of the adventurous activities experienced in Nepal. It is one of the oldest traditions in rural areas of Dhading, Gorkha and Kaski districts. The brave and the strong having good knowledge about Rock Climbing, information about the Wild bees are eligible for this tour. It’s customary to collect honey during spring and autumn seasons.
There are at least five different honeybee species in the Nepal. The wild honeybees make the beehives hanging on the rock. Not a commercial enterprise, Honey hunting in Nepal is taken as ritual in which villagers offer flowers, grains and sheep to the God before hunting.
From the ground level to Bee Hives the height is about 300-400m. There are no easy alternatives to climbing the rock with the help of bamboo ladder or rope. The lead honey hunter collects honey in the bucket from the beehives and passes down to another person. It is ideal early in the morning or in the cold as in the cold the honeybees are not active and leave the beehives easily.
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu Airport
Arrival in Kathmandu Airport and transfer to request category hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (1350M/4430ft)
Day 2 Drive from Kathmandu to Khudi
Drive from Kathmandu to Khudi (790m/2892ft, 08hrs) via Besisahar along the Prithvi highway,which takes about eight hours drive and then Overnight at Tea house.
Day 3 After breakfast trek to honey hunting site
After breakfast trek to honey hunting site from Khudi, Local villagers will welcome you by open heart, Lodge accommodation.
Day 4 After breakfast, visit the honey-hunting site
After breakfast, visit the honey-hunting site & enjoy the program. In the evening, you will enjoy cultural dances performed by local Gurung people, Lodge accommodation.
Day 5 After Breakfast Trek to Khudi
After Breakfast Trek to Khudi , then drive to Katmandu (1350m/4430ft), Hotel accommodation.
Day 6 Free Shopping day
Free Shopping day and Farewell dinner will be provided with cultural program in Kathmandu.
Day 7 Departure to Airport and Fly Back to Home or Join other activities.
Departure to Airport and Fly Back to Home or Join other activities.