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Honey Hunting

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From thousands of years ago, indigenous people Gurung of Lamjung are accustomed on cliff honey hunting. No doubt, our heart tremble on viewing the unbelievable scene of honey hunting run at the cliff of height 200 meters only on the support of home made traditional ladder made up of Niyalo and rope of Choyo. One special hemp rope is prepared for climbing over steep and rugged cliffs (it goes up to 200 meters from the bottom point ). They will carry some basket for putting honey and fetch by Bahana , there is no any support for the body when they became misbalance . The whole process of the honey hunting and fetching down without any technical support is quite heart rending. On that time one (tourist) can bet with them and taste the real honey . This is the perfect adventure activity for those who are seeking real and natural adventure activities in Himalaya of Nepal.

Day 01:
Drive from Kathmandu to Khudi which takes 7 hours drive ( 186km.), You drive along the Prithvi highway across beautiful villages via Mugling small town, local people, and landscapes and all the way you drive along the river valley. After arrival in Khudi, a small beautiful village situated on bank of Himalyana River, The short an hour walking around Buddha Monasteries and Khudi Bazaar with bring you lot of opportunities to study more about the local culture. Overnight stay at local family home

Day 02 :
At 7 AM, after breakfast, the trekking does start, continue walking for six to seven hours for Honey Hunting site. On the way, you view many natural scenes with Himalaya on the way. At early evening You would receive hearty welcome by villagers and can enjoy Gurung culture dances after dinner. Overnight stay at local family home

Day 03 :
The day is to enjoy for honey hunting site. Honey hunter pray before they start, it's the way of practicing the praying to Nature . You can view the Heart Thrilling Honey hunting program at Cliff and can join for thrilling honey hunting action with the support of local professional honey hunter. After you enjoy honey hunting program, return back to the village. In the evening, you will spend few moments enjoying culture dances of mother union, overnight stay at local family home.

Day 04 :
Trek to Khudi which takes six to seven hours. You can enjoy swimming at Natural swimming pool. You go evening walk at Bank of the Marshyangdi River and Khudi stream. Overnight stay at local family house.

Day 05:
Today is last day of tour, and after breakfast at 7 AM, Ride for bus back to Kathmandu, 7 hours drive.

The cost per person: US $ 225/-

Cost includes:

  • Trekking Permit and Annapurna Conservation Area Permit
  • Transportation by bus from Kathmandu to Khudi and back to Kathmandu
  • On Trekking:
    1. Three times meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at Local family house
    2. Night stay at local family house
    3. Performed culture show
    4. Honey hunting program activities with the support of Local indigenous people (Gurung) professional honey hunter.
    5. First Aid medical box
    6. Registered Himalayan Trekking Guide
    7. Trekking Guide's fare wage, bus ticket to khudi and back to Kathmandu, food, accommodation, insurance, trekking equipment.
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