Hunting in Nepal (Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve)

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 vialble 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.

Hunting Elevation: From 3500 Meters to 5000 Meters
Hunting Season: From October to Mid April
Hunting License: Bluesheep & Himalayan Thar only Male only
Confirmation Period: At least two month prior

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Nepal
Arrive at Kathmandu, Airport, you are welcomed by the hospitable meeting and then you will be transferred to your hotel. Our guide will explain briefly the program upon arrival at Hotel. O/N at Hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu Free, preparation for trip
Visit cultural world heritage sites: Pashpatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square & Shyambhunath Stupa. O/N at Hotel.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Dhorpatan
6-7 Am Chartered Fly to Dhorpatan , near Park head Quarters , it will takes 1.45 miniute. After arriving there, meet local hunting Guide, Supporting Staff, Department of National Park liaison Officers. Get ideas about animal's local atmosphere.

Day 04-17: Hunting Period
There are six separate hunting blocks and this block must be booked in advance to avoid different party at same time. After getting the Confirmation from Clients, then block can be reserved. At least we have to plan a week hunting period for one person, but more than one person need longer time. At once we can maximum operate 4 peoples.

Hunting Blocks
01 Seng Bloch( For Naur & Jharal)
02 Sundaha Block(For Naur & Jharal)
03 Dogadhi Block (For Naur & Jharal)
04 Barse Block (For Naur & Jharal)
05 Fagune Block (For Naur & Jharal)
06 Gutsang Block (For Naur & Jharal)
07 Surtibang Block ( Jharal )only

Day 18: Dhorpatan - Kathmandu
Fly back to Kathmandu by Helicopter. O/N at Hotel.

Day 19: Kathmandu
Documents preparation. O/N at Hotel.

Day 20: Departures
Transfer to airport to connect onward flight.

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Prices Includes:  
Accommodation in Kathmandu
Full Board basis Veg/Non Veg Meals Chinese Nepalese, Indian and Western Style
License Holder English Speaking Hunting Guide
Local Guide, supporting crew
Professional well trained Cook, Essentials Porters, English entrepreneur 
Camping Equipments, Kitchen Tent, Dining Tents, Toilet Tents, Dorm Tents, Cooking fuel, cooking utensils

Cost Excludes:
Staff Tipping, Custom fees import of Rifle, insurance, evacuation, emergency rescue.

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