Honey Hunting Tour
Honey Hunting Tour is one of the most adventurous tour offered by Paramount Holiday Pvt. Ltd. Honey Hunting is exclusively a traditional activity practiced by ethnic Gurung community of Nepal. Honey hunting is so rare and unique that it still remains an isolated event carried out and observed only in few, remote places of Nepal. Ghalegaun, located north-west of Kathmandu, in Lamjung district, is one of nearest destination to watch honey hunting. Situated at an altitude of 2100m from sea level, the route to Ghalegaun offers the most spectacular views of Annapurna and Manaslu Himalayan ranges.
The hunting primarily involves extracting honey from massive bee hives nestled in cliffs that to 200m tall in height, with the help of traditionally weaved rope. To watch this feat performed by local honey experts will be a mesmerizing event of your honey hunting journey. The ropes are generally made out of bamboo, locally resourced from Niyalo and Choya. And locals carry this out only by reading astrological calendar, on auspicious dates. Nepal Honey hunting tour is still part of traditional livelihood that is why it is more interesting for tourists to know the Nepali traditional honey hunting knowledge and skills. The trekking routes to and from the honey bee hives are exciting and breathtaking. Honey hunting in Nepal also enables visitors to take in the beauty and magnificence of the Nepali landscape and wildlife. At the same time, tourists can experience the culture. Thus, it adds more color to our delight. Honey hunting tour is the best opportunity to view and experience the traditional method of wild honey harvesting and hunting which is worth a visit.