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Honey Hunting
 
Honey Hunting is one of the rare activitity that you can see only in Nepal. Twice a year, the Indigenous Gurung and Magar community from the Himalayn foothills of Central Nepal, gather around the high cliffs that are home to the world’s largest honey bee.This activity of collecting honey is an ancient tradition handed down through generations which require remarkable skills and only undertaken by highly experienced villages. This activity is also considered one of the most risky activities that are performed around the world. The hunters hand from cliffs more than 300m tall with the help of home-made hemp ropes and ladders. The wild bees choose difficult perches high on steep rock faces for their hives. The honey is harvested twice a year, once in April-May and then in October-November. The collected honey has a high market value as it is used for producing several medicines, or at least it can be used as a daily dose of villagers for bread Jam.
 


 
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Crane Watch (Lumbini)
Best of Wildlife and Wetlands (Shivapuri – Chitwan and Koshi)
Best of Nepal Wildlife (Shivapuri – Pokhara – Lumbini – Chitwan)
Best of Nepal Birding Safari (Shivapuri – Lumbini – Chitwan and Koshi)
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Recommended Destinations
  Kathmandu Valley   Bhaktapur Durbar Square   Chitwan
Recommended Activities
Bird watching and hike in Shivapuri Nagarjung, Elephant Safari, River safari and Jeep safari in Chitwan, Trek to Everest, Langtang, Annapurna and Mustang, Scenic Mountain tour of Pokhara, Sarus Crane and Bird Watching in Lumbini the birthplace of Buddha, Sunrise and Sunset view from Nagarkot, Mountain Flight to see Mt. Everest and Himalayan Range, Tracking Wild Bengal Tigers and Wild Asian Elephants in Bardia, Mahasheer Fishing in Karnali River, White water rafting in Bhote Koshi and Trishuli River, Journey to the valley of Snow Leopards,