Dhorpatan Trek

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14

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Overview

Dhorpatan Trek is a west Nepal camping trek, newly mapped and discovered by Man Bahadur Katri in the year 2017. It is an adventurous camping trek to see the Magar culture and villages in western Nepal.

During your trek, there won’t be guest houses and hotels available along the trekking trails. The trek will start and end from Pokhara.

The Dhorpatan Trek is a chance for adventure seekers who want to experience trekking in Nepal, where no foot has trodden before.

We will operate this trek with a minimum of 10 persons to a group. You will be lead by Man Bahadur Katri, who is the founder of this trek.

Takasera, Nepal. What you will see during the Dhorpatan Trek 14 days 13 nights.

Dhorpatan Trek Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu to Beni (830m) | 304km

Day 2: Beni to Muna (1965m) | 44km

Day 3: Muna (1965m) to Lumsong (2190m) | 7km

Day 4: Lumsong to Jaljala Pass (3400m) | 8km

Day 5: Jaljala Pass to Chhentung (2945m) | 13 km

Day 6: Chhentung to Dahakharka (3830m) | 9km

Day 7: Dahakharka to Jalpa Lake (4200m) | 11.5km

Day 8: Jalpa Lake to Baluwa (3800m) | 13.5 km

Day 9: Baluwa (3800m) – Hukam (2136m) | 11 km

Day 10: Hukam – Dharmasala (2500m) | 14km

Day 11: Dharmasala – Takasera (2185) | 13km

Day 12: Takasera – Lukum (2294m) | 10km

Day 13: Lukum – Burtibang (2294m) | 60km

Day 14: Burtibang – Pokhara | 163km

Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu to Beni (830m) | 304km

Duration

10 hrs

Transportation

Car

Meal

Dinner

Accommodation

Hotel Yeti at Beni

08.00am: Pick up, and transfer to Beni. NOTE: Private transportation.

09.00am: We will be on the journey going to Beni. It will take 8 hours. NOTE: Lunch en route at own expenses.

Descriptions: Beni is the headquarter of the Myagdi District, and the gateway of Mustang. Mustang is a considered to be the mini Tibet of Nepal, with landscapes similar to Tibet. We will head west towards Dhorpatan. Galeshwor Mahadev Temple

04.00pm: Arrive at Beni. Overnight in Yeti Hotel. Dinner at hotel. Free & easy at own leisure after check in hotel.

Day 2: Beni to Muna (1965m) | 44km

Duration

5 hrs.

Transportation

Bus, Car

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Camping Site

Highlights: Dhaulagiri Peaks (8191m) and Dhaulagiri range of mountains.

NOTE: Bumpy and hilly roads, sometimes we need to change the transportation if we use bus instead of 4X4 drive.

07.30am: Breakfast at hotel.

08.00am: Check out hotel. We will depart to Muna. NOTE: We will have lunch en route at Dharapani (1560m). Dharapani is a beautiful village, and the perfect place to have the first view of the Dhaulagiri range of mountains.

02.00pm: Arrive in Muna. We will set up tents and camps in Muna camping site. Dinner will be prepared at the camp site by our crews.

Day 3: Muna (1965m) to Lumsong (2190m) | 7km

Duration

5 hours

Transportation

Hiking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Camping Site

07.30 am: Breakfast. Pack, and prepare to move.

09.00 am: We will begin to trek to Lumsong.

Description: We will trek along the Dar River. During the trek, we will pass by the beautiful Narza Khola waterfall. Today we will not see mountains, but you will enjoy beautiful landscapes of rivers and waterfalls.

02.00 pm: Arrive in Lumsong. We will set up tents and camps. Dinner will be prepared at the campsite by our crews.

Description: Lumsong is an isolated local village with a low population level.

Day 4: Lumsong to Jaljala Pass (3400m) | 8km

Duration

6 hours

Transportation

Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Camping Site

07.30 am: Breakfast. Pack, and prepare to move.

09.00 am: We will start to trek to Jaljala Pass.

Description: Before Jaljala Pass, we will pass through Moreni Village. From Moreni Village we will be able to see the beautiful Gurja Peak (7193m). After Moreni village, we will walk in the jungle, where we can see different types of flora and fauna. Jaljala Pass is a flat land with no permanent houses. Jaljala is a shelter for the locals during the monsoon season of Nepal which is in month of July and August. Locals will set up their temporary shelters here with their tamed animals like buffalo, cows, goats, chickens, sheep etc.

Jaljala is a beautiful wet land where you can see lots of mountains in the west of Dhalagiri like Churen (7371m), Dhaulagiri 6 and many others mountains. You can also see panoramic views of the Dhaulagiri range of mountains.

Before arriving in Jaljala, during the months of March & April, you will see a lot of rhododendron (National flower of Nepal). Jaljala is the starting point of Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve. In Nepal, there is only one Hunting Reserve which is located at Dhorpatan area. People come here to hunt via helicopters for different types of mountains’ deers.

To hunt in the Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve, you need to apply for a license with us. It is expensive to hunt, you can ask us for more information. Hunting is based on a bidding system in Nepal.

Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve – in Total, there are 6 hunting blocks. 60% lands owned by Rukum District, with 4x hunting blocks. 40% land owned by Mayagdi & Baglong Districts, 2x hunting blocks. Jaljala Pass is the best place to see different types of wild flora and fauna, and west Dhaulagiri range of mountains.

04.00pm: Arrive in Jaljala, we will set up tents and camps. Dinner will be prepared at the camp site by our crew.

Day 5: Jaljala Pass to Chhentung (2945m) | 13 km

Duration

6 hours

Transportation

Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Camping Site

07.30 am: Breakfast. Pack, and prepare to move.

09.00 am: We will start to trek to Chhentung.

Description: Chhentung is a beautiful place to stay. It is a valley surrounded by hills at heights of at least 3000m. This is a village where the Nepal government keeps the Tibetan refugees. There is a bonpo monastery in this area.

In ancient times, the Bonpo monastery practiced black magic. People here practice Bonism (is a Tibetan religion, which self-identifies as being distinct from Tibetan Buddhism, although it shares the same overall teachings and terminology. Bonpos cultivate household gods in addition to other deities. There are only houses here today, and not many Tibetans reside here. You can spot the Tibetan Herbal Medical School in this area too. It is not open all the time, as it is a school for research purposes specific to herbals.

04.00pm: Arrive in Chhentung, we will set up tents and camps. Dinner will be prepared at the camp site by our crew.

Day 6: Chhentung to Dahakharka (3830m) | 9km

Duration

6 hours

Transportation

Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Camping Site

07.30 am: Breakfast. Pack, and prepare to move.

09.00 am: We will start to trek to Dahakharka.

Description: We will trek along the tiny spring water path for 4km, then we will arrive at a ridge where we can see the mountain twin peaks named  Putha (7236m) and Churen (7371m).  We are entering the block Phalgune block of Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve.

This is the easiest block to access to Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve. This is a shelter area for the locals during monsoon season of Nepal. They built temporary houses to keep their animals with them during the monsoon. Daha means small ponds (lake). Kharka means pastured land. Livestocks like horses, cows, sheep, and goats can find grass as as food source here. We also call it grazing land.

04.00pm: Arrive in Dahakharka, we will set up tents and camps. Dinner will be prepared at the camp site by our crew.

Day 7: Dahakharka to Jalpa Lake (4200m) | 11.5km

Duration

7 hours

Transportation

Walking, Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Camping Site

07.30 am: Breakfast. Pack, and prepare to move.

09.00 am: We will begin our trek to Jalpa Lake.

Description: Today is the best day to see the west Dhaulagiri range of mountains. In Jalpa Lake, this is the only shelter available for the people who work during the monsoon on the mountain. So it is a very basic shelter. Enjoy the view.

04.00pm: Arrive at Jalpa Lake, we will set up tents and camps. Dinner will be prepared at the camp site by our crew.

Day 8: Jalpa Lake to Baluwa (3800m) | 13.5 km

Duration

7 hrs

Transportation

Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Camping Site

07.30 am: Breakfast. Pack, and prepare to move.

09.00 am: We will start to trek to Baluwa.

Description: There will not be a difficult trek today. We trek along the ridge. Baluwa is located west of Nepal. We need to carry enough water for the day.

NOTE: We will prepare lunch in the morning, and you will need to carry your own lunch as there is no water source on the way from Jalpa lake to Baluwa.

05.00pm: Arrive in Baluwa, we will set up tents and camps. Dinner will be prepared at the camp site by our crew.

Day 9: Baluwa (3800m) – Hukam (2136m) | 11 km

Duration

7 hours

Transportation

Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Camping Site

07.30 am: Breakfast. Pack, and prepare to move.

09.00 am: We will start to trek to Hukam.

Descriptions: Hukam is a village for Magar. This is a indigenous ethnic group which their ancestors are from Mongolia and Tibet, representing 7.13% of the Nepal’s total population. They have basic things for living, no private toilet, are in need of better hygiene, and are poor.

They have a very unique culture as they make most of the things themselves, such as clothes, cooking utensils, kitchens, and houses. Most of them don’t shower for years. There is a school, police station, and health post. They don’t grow vegetables; they eat meat most of the time.

NOTE: We will prepare lunch in the morning, and you will need to carry your own lunch as there is no water source on the way from Baluwa to Hukam.

05.00pm: Arrive in Hukam, we will set up tents and camps. Dinner will be prepared at the camp site by our crew.

Day 10: Hukam – Dharmasala (2500m) | 14km

Duration

8 hours

Transportation

Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Camping Site

07.30 am: Breakfast. Pack, and prepare to move.

09.00 am: We will start to trek to Dharmasala.

02.00pm: Arrive at Dharmasala, we will set up tents and camps. Dinner will be prepared at the camp site by our crew.

Day 11: Dharmasala – Takasera (2185) | 13km

Duration

7 hours

Transportation

Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Camping Site

07.30 am: Breakfast. Pack, and prepare to move.

09.00 am: We will start to trek to Takasera.

Descriptions: Takasera is a beautiful village of the Magar ethnic group. The village has beautiful local houses and culture. We will pass-by Pauwa – a shelter for prayers for the locals. From Pauwa you will see beautiful mountains. You will see a lot of villages from the ridge.

02.00pm: Arrive in Takasera, we will set up tents and camp beside the river. Dinner will be prepared at the camp site by our crew.

Day 12: Takasera – Lukum (2294m) | 10km

Duration

8 hrs

Transportation

Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Camping Site

07.30 am: Breakfast. Pack, and prepare to move.

09.00 am: We will start to trek to Lukum.

Description: Lukum is a Magar village. This is the village for “Shaman”. A lot of people here practice “Shamanism”. This is the oldest Hindu religion.

02.00pm: Arrive in Lukum, we will set up tents and camps. Dinner will be prepared at the camp site by our crew.

Day 13: Lukum – Burtibang (2294m) | 60km

Duration

5 hours

Transportation

Bus, Car, Hiking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Hotel at Burtibang

07.30 am: Breakfast. Pack, and prepare to move.

09.00 am: We will catch the local transport from Lukum to Burtibang. It is a bumpy road.

02.00 pm: Arrive in Burtibang. Check in hotel. Lunch and dinner will be prepared at the hotel for you.

Day 14: Burtibang – Pokhara | 163km

Duration

8 hrs

Transportation

Bus, Car

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Hotel Mt View Pokhara

07.30 am: Breakfast. Pack, and prepare to move.

09.00 am: Pick up and transfer to Pokhara.

05.00 pm: Arrive in Pokhara. Check in hotel. Trek ends. Congratulations! We will have a good dinner at the Boomerang Restaurant Pokhara.

Price & Terms

What is included?

  • All land transportation.
  • Dorpatan National Park Entry Ticket | Tims & Permits
  • All camping equipment such as tents, cooking utensils.
  • Porters.
  • Trekking Guide

What is not included?

  • Personal expenses.
  • Tipping.
  • Travel Insurance.

How to book?

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We kindly request you to fill in the online booking form or just provide us answers to the following questions directly through our email address sales@eyesonnepal.com

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  3. Following this, you should make a 50% deposit to us via PayPal or to our bank account.
  4. 50% deposit will be paid by your side via either PayPal or bank in to our Nepal Company account. The remaining amount can be deposited after arriving in Nepal.
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