Dhorpatan hunting trek is less crowded and off the beaten path trekking trail of Dhaulagiri region. Dhorpatan hunting reserve is also an attractive destination for trekking. Controlled hunting is allowed with proper license and certain seasons in the year. Hunting permit and license is issued by the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation in Kathmandu. Dhorpatan hunting trek offers an opportunity to discover areas, which remain practically, untouched and still retain an idiosyncratic lifestyle without being affected by western influences. Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve lies between Rukum, Myagdi and Baglung districts in the Dhaulagiri Himal range in West of Nepal. Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve was established in 1983 covers 1325 sqkm.
Dhorpatan Hunting reserve is the only one spot in Nepal where licensed hunting is permitted. Dhorpatan hunting reserve is characterizing by alpine, sub-alpine and high temperate vegetation. Common plant species include fir, pine, birch, rhododendron, hemlock, oak, juniper and spruce. Dhorpatan hunting reserve is divided into six blocks for hunting management purposes. The reserve’s elevation ranges from 2,850m to more than 7,000m. It is provide excellent mountain views of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range. Dhorpatan is the prime habitats of blue sheep, a highly prized trophy animal, which is the main target of hunters. Other game species are Ghoral, Serow, Himalayan Tahr, Black Bear Pheasant and Partridge.
Arrive in Kathmandu International Airport. Welcome our representative & transfer to Hotel.Day 02
Drive from Kathmandu to Beni, 9/10 hours. First drive by bus from Kathmandu to Beni. Overnight at tented camp.Day 03
Drive to Darbang approx 2/3 hours and start trek to Dharapani. Approx 5 hours. Initially up to Khop the trail heads on the bank of stream and from there to Dharapani trek gradually goes up. Overnight at tented camp.
Dharapani to Lamsung . Approx 6:30 hours. This remote area with stream and gorges will be a wonderful place to explore. The beautiful landscape will be an added beauty. Overnight at tented camp
Lamsung to Jaljala 3430m. Approx 7 hours. The trail ascends towards Jaljala through mixed for forests of Rhododendron and Oaks etc. The scenery of green jungle, and high mountains including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Gurja Himal, Churen Himala, Putha Himala etc can be observed along the way and from Jaljala as well. Overnight at tented camp.
Jaljala to Dhorpatan. Approx 7 hours. Initially the trail descends up to Khahare Khola (stream). After crossing it the trails goes ahead on the bank of the stream and through mixed forests to reach Dhorpatan. It’s a wonderful place in the middle of the jungle.
Exploration around and Spotting animals etc. And trek to Phagune Phedi 4493m. 3 / 4hours. The trail ascends steeply up enjoy the beautiful scenery of the mountains, green jungle and landscape. Overnight at tented camp.
Morning hike to Phagune danda and trek back to Jungle camp. Approx 7 hours. Early in the morning hike to Phagune danda, observe the beautiful views of the Himalayan ranges, jungle and landscape. And trek back descending to Jungle camp. Overnight at tented camp.
Jungle Camp to Gurjaghat 3000m. Approx 6 hours. The trail on the flat land through mixed jungle and streams. Overnight at tented camp.
Gurjaghat to Patichaur. Approx 6 hours. The trails heads ascending first then descending through jungle and gorges. Overnight at tented camp.
Patichaur to Darbang and to Beni. Approx 5 hours. The trails heads ascending and descending through light jungle and gorges.From Darbang drive to Beni (2/ 3 hours)
Drive back from Beni to Pokhara overnight in Pokhara
Drive back Pokhara to Kathmandu
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