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Old 06-23-2013, 11:47 PM   #1
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Honey Hunting in Nepal

Honey Hunting is the real and frequent activity of indigenous Gurung Community in Bhujung and Pasgaon for honey hunting from which they are able to solve their problem of bread and butter. This ancestral job of honey hunting still continues in many remote villages of Nepal while offering high tourism potential. A large section of travelers are increasingly showing their interest in honey hunting thereby ensuring staple sources of local revenue generation, besides Ghalegoan Bhujung and the whole of Annapurna region has become Popular for honey hunting. Nevertheless a very few lucky tourist get chance to observe honey hunting on spot while traveling along the trekking routes. There are myriad be nests found in the inner and outer rings of different trekking areas which if professionally scientifically and technically managed, provides an immense potentiality of promoting honey hunting as an add- on product.

Honey Hunting, the collection of Honey from the nests of wild Bees built on steep cliffs, is an age-old tradition. Local honey hunters show their exceptional skills by hanging themselves from cliffs as high as 300 meters using Bamboo ladders and hemp ropes, while harvesting the honeycombs. Everyone is thrilled to watch honey hunters at work.

J.P.Travel & Tours organize this kind of Honey hunting Tour With part of Trekking. This is a camping Trek including Honey Hunting. J.P.Travel & Tours has well experience at Honey Hunters to do the Job, you will enjoy the Trip. Come on our holiday and explore local tradition and Gurung culture in Nepal. Don't forget your camera!!

Trekking in the foothills of the Annapurnas. See the spectacular honey hunting on the steep bee cliffs. Be welcomed by the Gurung people and learn about their traditions and customs.

These holidays give you the opportunity to sample traditions and culture. See them while you trek in the foothills of The Himalayas.
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