Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve Trek

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Dhorpatan Hunting reserve is the only area in Nepal where licensed hunting is allowed. The reserve adjoins Myagdi district and Baglung district, just below the Dhaulagiri Range in the west Nepal. Spreading over an area of 1325 sq. kms the reserve begins at 3000 meters reaching as high as 7000 meters. Trees like fir, pine, birch, rhododendron, hemlock, oak, juniper and spruce are available in the reserve. One of the prime attractions for hunters is the blue sheep, which is abundant in the region.

Hunters also get pheasant and partridge in viable populations for hunting. Other animals found here are leopard ghoral, serow, Himalayan Thar, Himalayan Black bear, barking deerm wild boar, rhesus macaque, langur and mouse hare. Endangered animals in the reserve are musk deer, wolf red panda, cheer pheasant and danphe. The gateway to the region is Beni Baglung district mid-west Nepal. The reserve headquarters, The time to visit the reserve is from September to May.

We offer you at the same time to hunt Blue sheep & Himalayan Tahr. Hunting time takes another about 4-5 days extra. In Dhorpatan department of National Park & Wildlife Conservation has categorized seven different hunting Blocks. In Some block more Tahr found, some block Blue sheep Found. We offer the combo hunt combining two or three hunting block. Hunting Block in the north of reserve is quite remote and requires additional days. Charter of Helicopter also cost little bit more than lower part. Hunting Block North of Dhorpatan:- Seng Block, Sundaha Block & Dogadi Block Hunting Block South of Reserve:-Fagune Block, Gustang Block, Barse Block & Surtibang Block.

Brief Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival In Kathmandu
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Beni . 9/10 hrs.
Day 03: Drive to Darbang approx 2/3 hours
Day 04: Dharapani to Lamsung . Approx 6:30 hours
Day 05: Lamsung to Jaljala 3430m. Approx 7 hours.
Day 06: Jaljala to Dhorpatan. Approx 7 hours
Day 07: And trek to Phagune Phedi 4493m. 3 / 4hours.
Day 08:Morning hike to Phagune danda and trek back to Jungle camp. Approx 7 hours.
Day 09: Jungle Camp to Gurjaghat 3000m. Approx 6 hours.
Day 10: Gurjaghat to Patichaur. Approx 6 hours
Day 11: Patichaur to Darbang and to Beni. Approx 5 hours.
Day 12: Drive back from Beni to Pokhara overnight in Pokhara
Day 13: Drive back Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 14: Departure from Kathmandu

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Trip Facts

Destination : Nepal

Duration : 14 Days

Price : USD 1200

Difficulty Level : Moderate

Minimum Altitude : 1300m

Group Size : 2-15 people

Activities : Trekking, Hiking & Sightseeing

Transportation : Flight, Car & Jeep

Accommodation : 3-4 star hotel in kathmandu, Normal hotel in Trekking

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