Nepal Honey Hunting Tour

Trip Fact:
  • Duration 6 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • DestinationNepal
  • AccommodationHotel in Kathmandu and Guest House Honey Hunting Tour
  • MealsBreakfast in Kathmandu and All Meals in Honey Hunting Tour
  • Trip Start/EndKathmandu
  • Group Size2-20 pax
  • Best SeasonApril, May, October and November are the best months.

Immerse yourself in the ancient tradition of Nepal Honey Hunting Tour. Join guided tours led by experienced local hunters, witness breathtaking landscapes, explore diverse flora and fauna, and indulge in the warmth of Nepalese culture. Plan your adventure today!

Embark on a remarkable journey to Nepal, where the echoes of ancient traditions blend harmoniously with the awe-inspiring beauty of the Himalayas. Nestled within this majestic landscape lies a captivating adventure that combines adrenaline-fueled thrills with cultural immersion – honey hunting tours. Discover the historical significance of honey hunting, experience the exhilaration of scaling cliffs, explore Nepal's natural wonders, and embrace the warmth of local communities. Get ready for an unforgettable honey hunting adventure that will leave you with cherished memories of Nepal's rich heritage and breathtaking landscapes.

The honey hunting tour in Nepal is an extraordinary way to connect with the country's heritage, embrace thrilling experiences, and immerse yourself in the natural beauty and cultural richness of this Himalayan paradise. Witness the ancient tradition of honey hunting, explore Nepal's breathtaking landscapes, encounter diverse flora and fauna, and engage with friendly local communities. Start planning your honey hunting adventure today and create memories that will last a lifetime, all while supporting sustainable tourism in Nepal.

The Tradition of Honey Hunting in Nepal

The honey hunting tradition in Nepal carries a deep historical and cultural significance. Passed down through generations, this ancient practice reflects the harmonious relationship between humans and nature. Explore the techniques and tools employed by local honey hunters, and gain a profound understanding of their cultural importance. Uncover unique honey-hunting spots across Nepal, from the verdant valleys of Annapurna to the remote cliffs of the Everest region.

Experience the Thrill of Honey Hunting Tours

Embark on guided tours led by experienced local honey hunters who possess a wealth of knowledge and skill. With their expertise, you can partake in the thrill of scaling cliff faces to collect precious honey. Rest assured that safety measures and specialized equipment are provided, ensuring an exhilarating yet secure adventure. As you ascend, be captivated by the breathtaking vistas of Nepal's stunning landscapes, including snow-capped peaks, lush forests, and cascading waterfalls.

Explore Nepal's Natural Beauty

Journey through Nepal's natural wonders as you trek to honey-hunting sites. Immerse yourself in the diverse flora and fauna that call these regions home, from vibrant rhododendron forests to elusive wildlife such as the Himalayan musk deer. Along the way, visit national parks and conservation areas, where you can witness the splendor of rare and endangered species. Don't forget to capture the beauty of Nepal through photography and keep an eye out for incredible wildlife sightings.

Immerse Yourself in Local Culture

Experience the genuine warmth and hospitality of local communities as you interact with them during your honey hunting adventure. Gain insights into their unique traditions, customs, and ways of life. Indulge your taste buds with authentic Nepalese cuisine, renowned for its delectable flavors and diverse dishes. Additionally, participate in cultural activities like traditional music and dance performances, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Nepalese culture.

Plan Your Honey Hunting Adventure

To make the most of your honey hunting experience, consider the best times to visit Nepal. Spring and autumn offer favorable weather conditions and vibrant landscapes. Research and select reputable tour operators who prioritize safety, sustainability, and responsible tourism. Discover a range of packages that suit your preferences, whether you desire a shorter expedition or a comprehensive honey hunting adventure. Finally, equip yourself with essential tips, such as proper attire, physical fitness, and respect for the environment, to ensure a successful and enjoyable journey.


Upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, our representative will greet you and assist you with the immigration formalities. If needed, you can obtain a SIM card at this time. We will then transfer you to your hotel. Once you have settled in and freshened up, we will hold a short meeting to provide you with a briefing about your itinerary. The evening is yours to enjoy at your leisure, and you can indulge in a delicious dinner at one of the finest restaurants in Kathmandu. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

  • Hotel
  • 1400m

After breakfast, we will embark on our honey hunting tour. It will be a 4-hour drive from Kathmandu to Vimal Nagar, where you can visit the impressive Siddha Cave, the largest cave in Asia. From there, we will continue driving for approximately 3 more hours until we reach Khudi village. The warm-hearted villagers will welcome you, and in the evening, you will enjoy a slide show program about bee hunting.

Distance: 6-7 Hours Drive

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 461m

Today marks the beginning of our trek to the Honey Hunting site. You will trek for about six to seven hours, enjoying the natural scenery and breathtaking mountain views along the way.

Distance: 6-7 Hours Trek

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner

Today is dedicated to the exhilarating honey hunting program at the cliff. The honey hunters begin with a prayer before commencing their activities. After witnessing and enjoying the honey hunting program, we will return to the base camp village.

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner

We will retrace our steps and trek back to Khudi. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to swim in a natural swimming pool formed by a stream. You can also take a short pleasant walk to the Marshyangdi River and Khudi stream. After reaching Khudi, we will drive back to Kathmandu, a journey of approximately 7 hours. Once we arrive, you will be transferred to your hotel, where you can spend your free time as you please.

Distance: 6 Hours trek and 6-7 Hours drive

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch

Today, you have the option to extend your trip with us. However, if this is your last day in Nepal, we will arrange your transfer to the airport. We bid you farewell and wish you a culturally rich and enjoyable journey. We hope to welcome you back to Nepal in the future.

  • Breakfast

The itinerary can be tailored according to your specific requirements. The total cost of the trip will depend on various factors such as hotel accommodations, transportation arrangements, and the size of your group. For an accurate and reasonable cost estimate, please don't hesitate to contact us. We will be more than happy to provide you with the necessary details.

Cost Details


  • Airport transportation (pick-up and drop-off) by car/van/hiace.
  • 2 nights of accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast included.
  • Full-day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley with a guide and transportation.
  • 1 night of twin-sharing accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast included.
  • Accommodation and meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the tour.
  • Experienced English-speaking guide with government license, including salary, insurance, flight, food, and lodging.
  • Trekking/tour porter with salary, insurance, flight, food, and lodging (1 porter for every 2 trekkers).
  • Necessary permits, TIMS card, and paperwork for honey hunting.
  • Comprehensive medical kit.
  • Field tour staff and necessary equipment.
  • Private transportation from Kathmandu tour starting point
  • Transportation by tourist bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu.

Good to Know

Best Time for Nepal Honey Hunting

The availability of Mad Nepal Honey Hunting is subject to seasonal variations. The most favorable periods to witness this captivating activity are late spring and late autumn, ensuring the highest probability of encountering the hunters in action. Our honey hunting tour is exclusively offered twice a year, during the prime seasons for Nepal's Mad Honey Hunting: October/November and mid-April to May.

The indigenous communities engage in honey harvesting twice annually, initially during the summer months of April to May, followed by autumn from October to November. Consequently, the tour can only be organized during specific time frames. Autumn honey hunting predominantly takes place in the lower-altitude regions of the Annapurna area and other similar locales. For those interested in experiencing high-altitude honey hunting, it is conducted in spring and entails an extended day's trip.

Taste the Wild Honey

During the Nepal Honey Hunting Tour, you will witness skilled villagers who suspend themselves from towering cliffs, some reaching heights of 300 meters, employing homemade ropes and bamboo ladders. The leaders of the hunting parties collect honey from the beehives and pass it down to their companions using buckets. If you embark on this adventure during the hunting season, you will have the opportunity to indulge in the exquisite flavors of wild honey. This untamed honey holds significant medicinal value and commands great demand in the international market.

Preserving Traditional Livelihood and Cultural Experience

The Honey Hunting Tour is deeply intertwined with traditional livelihood practices, making it an enthralling experience for tourists seeking insights into Nepali honey hunting knowledge and skills. The trekking routes to and from the honeybee hives are exhilarating, offering awe-inspiring vistas. Moreover, this tour provides an immersive encounter with Nepali culture, infusing vibrancy into your journey. It presents a unique opportunity to witness the traditional methodology of wild honey harvesting and hunting, ensuring an enriching visit worth cherishing.

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