1 Week Honey hunting retreats in Lamjung

7 Days

Trip Info

  • Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November)
  • Guided
  • Available
  • English
  • Available
  • Bus,Cab


Embark on an extraordinary 7-day journey into the heart of Lamjung, Nepal, where ancient traditions converge with breathtaking natural landscapes. Our Honey Hunting Retreat offers a rare opportunity to witness and engage in the time-honored practice of honey hunting, an art passed down through generations in the remote Himalayan foothills. Led by skilled honey hunters from the indigenous Gurung community, this immersive experience promises unforgettable adventures, cultural immersion, and awe-inspiring encounters with Nepal’s majestic wilderness.

Throughout the retreat, participants will have the chance to witness firsthand the remarkable skill and bravery of the Gurung honey hunters as they scale vertiginous cliffs to harvest wild honey from cliffside hives. Under the guidance of these experts, you’ll learn about the intricate techniques and rituals involved in honey hunting, gaining insight into a tradition deeply rooted in the cultural heritage of the region. Additionally, immerse yourself in the stunning natural beauty of Lamjung’s Himalayan foothills, with opportunities for hiking, wildlife spotting, and soaking in the serene ambiance of the mountainous landscapes.

Join us on this unforgettable journey into the heart of Nepal’s wilderness, where ancient traditions and breathtaking scenery await. Whether you’re an adventure seeker, a nature enthusiast, or simply curious about traditional Himalayan practices, our Honey Hunting Retreat promises an immersive and enriching experience that will leave you with lasting memories and a deeper appreciation for the harmony between humans and nature in this remote corner of the world.


  • Witness and even participate in the ancient practice of honey hunting.
  • Learn from expert honey hunters of the indigenous Gurung community.
  • Immerse yourself in the stunning natural beauty of Lamjung's Himalayan foothills.


Arrive in Lamjung and transfer to our retreat base.
Welcome briefing and orientation session about the honey hunting tradition and safety guidelines.
Traditional Gurung dinner and cultural performance to immerse in local hospitality.

Morning hike to observe honey hunter training sessions.
Hands-on workshop on traditional honey hunting techniques and equipment.
Afternoon exploration of nearby villages and interaction with local Gurung community members.

Early morning departure for the honey hunting site.
Witness the expert honey hunters in action as they harvest honey from cliffside hives.
Opportunity to assist in honey collection and processing.
Return to the retreat base for dinner and reflection on the day's experience.

Visit local Gurung monasteries and temples.
Participate in cultural activities such as traditional dance and music performances.
Guided tour of nearby landmarks and historical sites.

Depart for a second honey hunting expedition, exploring a different location.
Experience the thrill of witnessing honey harvesting amidst the breathtaking Himalayan scenery.
Learn about the spiritual significance of honey hunting in Gurung culture.
Return to the retreat base for a leisurely evening and group discussions.

Guided hike through Lamjung's scenic trails, with opportunities for birdwatching and wildlife spotting.
Picnic lunch amidst nature's splendor.
Afternoon meditation session amidst the tranquil surroundings.
Farewell dinner with local delicacies and cultural performances.

Day 7 :

Morning reflection session and sharing of retreat experiences.
Transfer to the airport or onward destination, with fond farewells and memories of the honey hunting adventure in Lamjung.


Cost Includes

  • Professional guide/instructor
  • Retreat activity charges/fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop off by car
  • Local transportation by deluxe tourist bus
  • All meals (3 times a day, veg)
  • Private accommodation (6 nights 7 days)
  • Government taxes
  • Service charge

Cost Excludes

  • Personal expenses


Is honey hunting safe for participants?

Yes, honey hunting activities are conducted under the guidance of experienced Gurung honey hunters who prioritize safety. Participants will receive thorough instructions and safety equipment to ensure a secure experience.

What physical fitness level is required for the retreat?

While some hiking and walking are involved, the retreat is suitable for individuals of moderate fitness levels. Participants should be able to walk on uneven terrain for short distances.

What should I bring for the retreat?

Participants are advised to bring sturdy hiking boots, comfortable clothing suitable for outdoor activities, sunscreen, insect repellent, a water bottle, and personal toiletries. A detailed packing list will be provided upon booking.

Is there internet or phone connectivity in Lamjung?

Internet and phone connectivity may be limited in remote areas of Lamjung. Participants should be prepared for occasional connectivity disruptions and embrace the opportunity for digital detox.

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1 Week Honey hunting retreats in Lamjung
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From US $950 US $800
/ Adult