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  • Duration11 Days / 10 Nights
  • Difficulty LevelModerate
  • Max Altitude2,800 M (9,186 ft)

The honey harvesting is one of the challenging ancient activities in Nepal. The wild honey hunting is still practiced in a rural part of Nepal. Honey harvesting is quite popular nearby Beshisahar in the Annapurna region trekking trail. Recently The Last Honey Hunter documentary was filmed by Renan Ozturk, Renan is Filmmaker and climber. Renan and Mark Synnott visit Nepal with National Geographic to shoot the traditional honey harvest in Hongu River Valley below the Khumbu region. 

This The Last Honey Hunter trails is another great adventure trail Nepal beyond the Mt. Everest and other giants Mountains. Rugged Trails Nepal thought this Honey Hunter trail could be an exciting trip below the Khumbu region on Makalu Barun National Park. The place where The Last Honey Hunter was filmed it is a remote mountain village. This trail is about 9 days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu by the scenic drive. On this trail, you will see Mt. Everest, Mt. Thamserku, Kongde Peak, and Mera Peak.

Let's see the ancient honey harvesting place and the leading person Mauli Dhan Rai (Watch Movie and images of him). To get this village we can fly to Lukla and continue our trek to or while doing Everest Base Camp Trek we can add few more days to Explore this adventurous place. The ancient honey hunters use traditional bamboo ropes on hundreds of feet high clips.

Pictures Source: NatGeo, Mountain Film.

What makes this tour very interesting

  • World's best wild honey hunting place.
  • Typical lifestyle, food, cultures, and People.
  • Mt. Mera Peak, mountains, landscapes.
  • A Scenic drive, rivers, waterfall.

Itinerary

  • Day: 1
    Arrive in Kathmandu.


    • Hotel
    • NA
    • Dinner
    • 1300 M
    • Kathmandu
  • Day: 2
    Kathmandu Drive to Salleri.
    • Lodge
    • 8 Hour Drive
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 2800 M
    • Salleri
  • Day: 3
    Salleri village trek to Buli Danda.
    • Lodge
    • 6-7 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 2000 M
    • Buli Danda
  • Day: 4
    Buli Danda Trek to Sotang Village.
    • Lodge
    • 6-7 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 1800 M
    • Sotang Village
  • Day: 5
    Sotang Village Trek to Bung Village.
    • Home Stay
    • 4 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • Bung Village
  • Day: 6
    Explore The Last Honey Hunter Place.
    • Home Stay
    • 2-3 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • Bung Village
  • Day: 7
    Bung Village Trek back to Sotang.
    • Tea House
    • 6-7 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 1800 M
    • Sotang
  • Day: 8
    Sotang Village Trek to BuliDanda.
    • Lodge
    • 5-6 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 2000 M
    • Buli Danda
  • Day: 9
    BuliDanda Trek to Salleri.


    • Lodge
    • 6-7 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 2800 M
    • Saleri
  • Day: 10
    Salleri drive back to Kathmandu.


    • Hotel
    • 7 Hour Drive
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 1300 M
    • Kathamndu
  • Day: 11
    Final Departure.
    • NA
    • NA
    • Breakfast
    • NA
    • NA

What's Included

  • Full Board (breakfast, lunch, and Dinner) in Trekking
  • Transportation in the Entire trip. 
  • Accommodation during the trek (Local Lodges & Local houses).
  • The government registered English-speaking local expert guides, porters.
  • Makalu-Barun National Park fees, TIMS Card.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing with breakfast.
  • Guided Tour in a city with the Expert tour guide.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in the city
  • Equipment clothing for Porter & staff.
  • Insurance for all staff & porters.
  • Private transportation for arrival, departure, and sightseeing.
  • First Aid Kit
  • Makalu-Barun(The Last Honey Hunter Trekking Map
  • Salary, allowances, expenses & insurance for all staff including porters

What’s Excluded

  • Nepal visa - Multiple Entrée 30 days - USD 40
  • Lunch & dinner during hotel stay in Kathmandu
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Tips for guide & porter.
  • Any expenses incurred in roadblock due to any reason, table drinks, snacks while walking.
  • Personal insurance, medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  • Service other than mentioned above
  • Expenses incurred due to accidents, landslide, strikes, political unrest, etc..
  • International airfare and airport taxes, excess baggage charges, hot shower, battery charge (during the trek), telephone, etc….
  • Items of personal nature expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, mineral water
  • Entrance fees during sightseeing in the city.

Useful Information

  • Honey Hunter Trails Itinerary can be customized.
  • If you are in a group to climb and do hunting contact Rugged Trails Tour expert.
  • Honey Hunting best time is in October.