Honey Hunting and Village Tours

Honey Hunting and Village Tours

From thousands of years ago, indigenous people Gurung of these reasons are accustomed on cliff honey hunting. Honey Hunting is the real and frequent activity of indigenous Gurung communities in western region of Nepal (Gorkha, Lamjung, Tanahu and Kaski). No doubt, our heart tremble on viewing the unbelievable scene of honey hunting run at the cliff of height more than 200 meters only on the support of home made traditional ladder made up of bamboo's strip. October/November and may/June are two probable periods of honey hunting in a year.

Autumn season's hunting is done in the low altitude belt. They are nearer from the base. So journey of this seasons' are short generally of 4-5 days long. But high altitude hunting being far from the base is of 5-9 days long.

Itinerary

Day 01 Katmandou: Arrival and transfer to the hotel

Day 02 Katmandu : Free day, preparation for administrative

Day 03 Katmandou-Khudi (800m): Gathering at kantipath or Balaju chowk,3-4 hour drive to Malekhu or Mugling,lunch,2-3 hour drive to middle Marshyandi Hydro Project damp site., viewing the Mt.Annapurna Range ,MMHP damp and many more.1.5-2 hour drive to khudi. Welcome drinks with snacks, checkin, tour to khudi bazaar, Buddha Monasteries, river bank of Marshyangdi, tea break, dinner, slide show program, rest(800m)

Day 04 Departure for Village of Honey Hunting (1350 m) : Wake up call, break fast, 2.5 hour walk to river bank. Lunch, 1.5 hour walk to Another river bank, fruits and juice break, 1.5 hour to honey hunting village. Welcome by indigenous people. Welcome drinks with snacks, checkin, village tour, dinner, great gurung culture dances, rest (1350m)

Day 05 Departure for Hney Hunting cliff site: wake up call, break fast, 1-2 hour adventure jungle walk to honey hunting cliff site. fruits break, viewing the Heart thrilling honey hunting program at cliff, lunch, return back village, bird watching on the way, tea break, viewing the hunters life style and handicraft, agriculture and live stock, evening site seen, dinner and PATOSI (special program for guest and honey hunters by local mothers union),rest(1350m)

Day 06 Departure for Tara chok (1275m): breakfast, farewell program by villagers ,2 hour adventures walk to ludi village, lunch, 2 hour adventures jungle walk to Tara chowk,fruits and juice break, welcome by villagers .village tour and viewing the mountain people life style ,dinner, culture dances, rest(1275m)

Day 07 Departure for Ngadi ou Tangking chok (900m) : breakfast,2 hour adventure jungle walk to chhinkhola,lunch,1.5 hour adventure walk to Uttsa village ,fruits break,2 hour adventure walk to Nagdi or tangling chowk,tea break,checkin.evening site seen, dinner, rest (900m)

Day 08 Departure for Katmandou : wake up early morning, break fast,2.5 hour walk to khudi,lunch,half hour drive to basisashar and 3.5 hour drive to Malekhu,tea with snacks,2 hour drive to kathmandu,Depature

Day 09 Katmandou: Free day in Katamdnu

Day 10 Katmandou: Departure international