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.
|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)|
|Food and drinks/ Beverage bills|
|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|
|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|
|Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms|
Nepalis a landlocked country which has borders with India & China. You can either fly in or enter by land borders that are attached to China or India.
Yesyou can get a visa on arrival. The rates are as follows-
MultipleEntry – 15 Days – 25$
MultipleEntry – 30 Days – 40$
MultipleEntry – 90 Days – 100$
Absolutely, Nepal is safe. Nepal is considered one of the safest countries to travel.Chances are Nepal is safer than your own home country.
Yes, the food and water are hygienically standard during trekking. Our experienced guides check the food before preparing in the kitchen to make sure its Okay.You will get boiled water in the lodges, you can also buy sealed water or purify water using tablets.
Your guide will be a Nepalese but fluent in English. They are carefully selected with the appropriate experience, attitude and leadership skills. We can also provide French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Spanish speaking guides.
Yesyou can bring your medication. Please make sure to put it in your original packet and bring your prescription with you.
The tourist police office is located near Nepal Tourism Development Board’s office.They are well trained and fluent in English to assist foreigners. You can always call 100 for police assistance.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Do not hesitate to check each extra activity. They can be booked also separately.
All of your personal information will be securely stored in our office. We will not share your information with anyone unless we are completing previously agreed to official business on your behalf (obtaining travel permits, national park registration cards). Please complete the following information for each individual in your party:
Please fill personal details as per your passport details