Nepal Adventure Trip

Dhorpatan Trekking

About The Dhorpatan Trekking

Dhorpatan Trekking Dhorpatan Trekking is best and adventure trek. Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve is the only one spot in Nepal where license for hunting is permitted. It was established in 1987 it covers an area of 1,325 km2 (512 sq mi) in the Dhaulagiri Himal of western Nepal in the Rukum, Myagdi and Baglung Districts. In altitude it ranges from (2,850m) to (5,500m) m (9,350 to 18,000 ft) with many arrays wildlife reserve, national parks & with majestic highest himalayan range, adds incredible beauty to the world. The most beautiful set of hunting reserve that alone compels world to know the beauty of Nepal is Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve. The area is characterized by well – developed mixed- hardwood forest of drier climate to north. We can see the nice view of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, fishtail & Manaslu range with good sunrise from here. The major ethics groups of this region are Magar, Thakali, Brahmin, Chettri , Sunar & finally Tibetan & Magar in Dhorpatan. There is mixed pattern of culture. In this, particulars area it is made up by two distinct groups that being people of Tibet descent & hill tribes who supplement farming with animal & trade husbandry. Local people of Dhorpatan depend on reserve to meet their requirements of timber, fuel wood & pasture. You can meet people in remote mountain villages whose lifestyle has not changed with time. This trek completes within 15-16 days. First, we drive from Katmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Baglung. Then our trek starts leading towards Dhorpatan and returning back through Beni to pokhara (with drive) and lastly back to Katmandu with flight from pokhara.

All parts of reserve is surrounded by village expect north. Especial permit is needed for Filming. The reserve is divided into seven six blocks for hunting management purposes. The reserve is categorized by alpine, sub- alpine & high temperate vegetation. Common plants species include fir, pine, birch, rhododendron, hemlock, Juniper, spruce & up to 36 species of flora. The dhorpatan hunting reserve is one of the prime habitants for blue sheep, a covered trophy. Other animals found include leopard, goral, sorrow, Himalayan black bear, barking deer, wild boar, rhesus macaque, languor monkey & mouse hare. Endangered animals in the reserve include musk deer, wolf & red panda. The birds specious found within the reserve is rich in diversity including several endangered species of pheasants & partridge, mostly Chir Pheasant and the nine different colored Danphe, the national bird of Nepal. Other than this, Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve is also an attractive destination for trekkers & wildlife enthusiast who wishes to visit this isolated area.Dhorpatan is naturally & culturally rich palace. The Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve has set aside a dedicated area where only certain wild species are permit to be called for controlling the general population of this area. It is fact that there is limited amount of hunting operations in the reserve.

Trek Features

Duration Day in Nepal: 20days

Total duration treks: 16 days

Trek style: Fully: Camping Trekking

Trek starts/ends: Baglung / Pokhara

Max elevation: Altitude:3400mt.

Trek grading: Easy

Best season: March-May, October-November, December , January and February

Accommodation: 4 nights in hotels in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast and 16 nights in Camping with breakfast, lunchand dinner

Trip Details Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrive Kathmandu, transfer to airport

Day 02 : In Kathmandu- free day, sort out permit & equipment

Day 03 : Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara

Day 04 : Drive Pokhara to Baglung

Day 05 : Baglung trek to Biukot Dada

Day 06 : Bieukot Dada trek to Galkot

Day 07 : Galkot trek to Bhim Gitte

Day 08 : Bhim Gitte trek to Bobang

Day 09 : Bobang trek to Dhor patan

Day 10 : Dhor Patan Rest

Day 11 : Dhor Patan trek to Phagune Dada

Day 12 : Phagune Dada trek to Chentung

Day 13 : Chentung trek to Jal Jala

Day 14 : Jaljala trek to Muna

Day 15 : Muna trek to Darbang

Day 16 : Darbang trek to Beni

Day 17 : Beni Drive to Pokhara

Day 18: Drive or Flight to Katmandu

Day 19 : In Kathmandu, free day

Day 20 : Transfer to airport, depart Kathmandu