Nepal - Dhorpatan Trek (14 days) Book Now

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Dhorpatan Trek is a pleasant trek through mixed country offering views of impressive Mountains. Dhorpatan Trek is most suitable for those who are interested in wildlife hunting. For those interested, we also organize a hunting package which takes another 4 to 5 extra days. Controlled hunting is allowed with a proper license and during certain seasons in the year. Anybody with a good physical condition and who can walk for several hours in a day can trek in this region. You don’t have to be expertise expedition climber for this. It provides excellent mountain views of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range. The hunting license is issued by the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation in Kathmandu. Dhorpatan is an attractive destination for the trekkers and wildlife enthusiasts as protection has enabled animal numbers to increase in this rarely visited.

The trek starts with a drive from Kathmandu to Beni, before going through Darbang, Dharapani, Lamsung, Jaljala, Dhorpatan, Phagune Phedi, Phagune Danda, Gurjaghat and Patichaur. During the trek you will also stay overnight in a jungle camp and explore the Dhorpatan valley

Included in the Cost

All transportation by private vehicle
2-night accommodation in 4-star hotel at Kathmandu hotel including breakfast.
Accommodation throughout the trek on room only basis in the best available hotel, lodge or camp.
An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed holder trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter) (one porter can carry 18 kilos of luggage and share between two clients.
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment and accommodation.
National Park entrance fee, Trekking Permit and TIMS card
Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)

    Not Included in the Cost

    Food and drinks/ Beverage bills
    Entrance Fees
    Tipping (Tips)
    Travel Insurance
    International Flights
    Extra costs for upgrading rooms and services at hotels
    donation in temples, schools, monasteries etc .
    Personal Hiking gear, personal kits
    Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind

    Recommended gear list:

    Good wind/rain Jacket
    Warm fleece jacket or Jersey
    Good boots, either light-weight trekking boots or light full leather boots.
    Good (-20) Sleeping bag (which can be rented or bought in Kathmandu)
    Sun hat or scarf
    Sunglasses with UV protection
    Hiking shorts
    Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms


    • Day 1

      Arrive Kathmandu (1400 m)

    • Upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, Our representative will be there to meet, greet and assist you. After, you will be transferred to your confirmed hotel. You can spend the remaining time refreshing yourself after the flight or wander around in Kathmandu. Overnight accommodation will be in a Hotel.

    • Day 2

      Drive from Kathmandu to Beni (830m), Drive duration: 10 hours

    • After having Breakfast in the hotel, you will start your day with the drive from Kathmandu to Beni via Pokhara. You can see the beautiful view of Nepal's countryside and the beautiful scenery of rivers, streams, jungles and mountains on a clear day. Overnight accommodation will be in a camp.

    • Day 3

      Drive to Darbang and start trek to Dharapani (1565m) - Drive duration: 2 to 3 hours, Hiking duration: 5 hours.

    • You will drive to the treks commencing point Darbang after having breakfast, and start walking up to Khop. The trail heads through the bank of the stream, from the bank you will start ascending up to reach Dharapani. Overnight accommodation will be in a camp.

    • Day 4

      Dharapani to Lamsung (2190m), Hiking duration: 6 to 7 hours

    • Today, you will head towards Lamsung. Lamsung is a remote area but rich in streams, gorges and jungles in the wild environment. You will reach Lamsung and after having lunch you can explore the wonderful place. Here you can also see the beautiful landscape and the surrounding environment. Overnight accommodation will be in a camp.

    • Day 5

      Lamsung to Jaljala (3430m), Hiking duration: 7 hours

    • After having breakfast in your camp, your trek will start to reach Jaljala. The trail ascends through a forest of Rhododendron, Oaks etc. throughout the trek. You can observe the scenery of green jungle, and high mountains including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Gurja Himal, Churen Himal, Putha Himal etc. along the way, and from Jaljala. Overnight accommodation will be in a camp.

    • Day 6

      Jaljala to Dhorpatan (2860m), Hiking duration: 7 hours

    • Today, the trek is almost flat and easy walking. You will descend towards Khahare Khola (stream) at the beginning of your trek. After crossing Khahare, the trail goes ahead on the bank of the stream and through mixed forests to reach Dhorpatan. Dhorpatan is a wonderful place in the middle of the jungle where you can enjoy the wild beauty of the place. Overnight accommodation will be in a camp.

    • Day 7

      Exploration day around Dhorpatan Valley

    • Today is your Exploration day around Dhorpatan Valley, you will visit the local village of Kham/Magar and the Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve. Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve is only one of the Hunting Reserves of Nepal where legal sports trophy hunting is allowed. You can also enjoy a small hike to the Subiran Danda. Overnight accommodation will be in a camp.

    • Day 8

      Trek to Phagune Phedi (4493m), Hiking duration: 3 to 4 hours

    • You will have your breakfast in the camp and commence trekking to reach Phagune Phedi. You will walk through the steep ascending trail enjoying the beautiful scenery of the mountain views, green jungle, landscape and the surroundings. Overnight accommodation will be in a camp.

    • Day 9

      Hike to Phagune Danda and back to Jungle camp, Hiking duration: 7 hours

    • Early in the morning, you will go for hike to Phagune danda, from where you can see the beautiful view of Himalayan ranges, the surrounding environment and the landscape. After enjoying the panoramic view and the countryside environment, you will start descending down to reach the Jungle camp. . Overnight accommodation will be in the jungle Camp

    • Day 10

      Jungle Camp to Gurjaghat (3000m), Hiking duration: 6 hours

    • After having breakfast in the Jungle camp, you will commence walking for Gurjaghat. The trail leads on flat land through mixed jungle and streams can be found along the way. Overnight accommodation will be in a camp.

    • Day 11

      Gurjaghat to Patichaur (900m), Hiking duration: 6 hours

    • You leave Gurjaghat and start ascending to the top of the hill before descending to Gorge. On the way to Patichaur, you will mostly walk through the Jungle. Overnight accommodation will be in a camp.

    • Day 12

      Patichaur to Darbang and to Beni (1150m), Hiking hours: 5 hours, Driving duration: 2 to 3 hours

    • Today is the last day of your trekking program. After having breakfast in Patichaur, you will commence walking up and then down through wild environment which includes Jungle, the singing of birds and small insects and Gorges. By continuous walking, you will reach Darbang. From Darbang, you will catch the vehicle to reach Beni. After the drive, you will reach Beni. Overnight accommodation will be in a Local Lodge.

    • Day 13

      Drive back from Beni to Kathmandu, Driving duration: 10 hours

    • Today, you will drive back to Kathmandu. You will have your breakfast in the lodge in Beni and catch the bus to drive back to Kathmandu; you can enjoy the scenic beauty of the countryside of Nepal from the window of your Vehicle. Once you reach Kathmandu, you will check-in to your hotel and stay overnight in Kathmandu.

    • Day 14


    • Today is the last day of your Nepal program. After having breakfast, you will pack your luggage, get fresh and check out from the hotel. You will be transferred to the International airport by one of our representatives to catch the flight for your onward destination.

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    To enhance your experience in Nepal, we give you the possibility to add one or more extra activities to this travel package. The step of adding these is available in the "Book now" process.

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