• Trip Code : NTEBH59
  • Trip Duration : 16 Days
  • Trip Level : Strenuous
  • Trip Max Altitude : 5200
  • Trip Start Location : Kathmandu
  • Trip End Location : Kathmandu
  • Trip Route : Kathmandu-Dhorpatan-Kathmandu
  • Trip Best Season : October-November and March-April

Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy scenic beauty. Trekking through Nepal’s only hunting reserve, with its abundance of wildlife
  • See a part of Nepal that around only 500 foreigners visit each year
  • Close-up views of Dhaulagiri, Putha and Churen Himal, as well as lesser-seen peaks in the west of Nepal
  • Blue Sheep and Hialayan Tahr is the main species of Hunting
  • Interact with the unique Magar culture and traditions
  • Stunning views of Dhaulagiri and other peaks in the western Himalayas.
  • Witness verities of flora and fauna.
  • Enjoy the adventurous and challenging hunting  

Trip Information

If you want to go hunting in the Nepalese Himalayas there is only one hunting reserve, the Dhorpatan Hunting is one of the famous hunting reserves in Nepal. It covers 1325 km2 (512 sq mi) in the Dhaulagiri Himal of western Nepal in Myagdi, Rukum, and Baglung Districts. Situated at the altitude of 2850 to 5500m (9350 to 18040ft.), the Dhorparten Hunting reserve lets you to witness 58 vascular plants, marshland, forest landscape, flat meadows, flowering plants including 36 endemic species, 18 mammal’s species like Musk Deer, Blue Sheep, Red Panda, snow leopard, and many more. Apart from this wildlife, you can also get chances to see 137 bird’s species including Cheer Pheasant, Koklass Pheasant, and Impeyan pheasant along with two reptile species and so on.

This popular Dhorpatan hunting reserve is established in 1987 and its management team has put its objectives of the reserve which allow sports trophy hunting for the Hunters and outfitter preserve a representative high-altitude ecosystem in western Nepal. This Hunting reserve has divided into six hunting blocks in order to make a best hunting trophy sport and end poaching preserve a representative ecosystem.  It is one of the best destinations for the hunting reserve that able to fulfill the desired of adventure hunters who were getting chances to hunt Himalayan Tahr, Blue sheep, and some game animal Leopard, Serow, Himalayan Black Bear, Barking Deer, Muntjac and Wilbour and so on in the past. However, in the present, only four rare and endangers animals are allowed to hunt in this reserve area, they are a Red panda, Musk Deer, Wolf, Cheer Pleasant and Danphe.

The Renowned, Dhorpatan Hunting reserve fulfills your desire of challenging, breathtaking and unparalleled sports trophy hunting. It also offers you adventurous highland blue sheep hunting in the remote area of far western Nepal. The Dorpatan Hunting reserve is filled with alpine, subalpine, temperate vegetation, Fri Abies pindrow, birch Betula utilis, spruce Picea smithiana, juniper Juniperus recurve and many more exotic floras. Beside this you will explore the interesting Magar culture, abundant animal and bird life along with stunning views of the Dhaulagiri on the backdrop in the western Himalayas.

Price Includes

Blue Sheep Hunting Permits

2-3 Block Reservetion

Necessary Documentation for Rifle import and export

Both ways Helicopter Charter

Camping service During the Hunt

Fresh cooked food 3 times during the hunt

Necessary Camping equipment Like Client tent, Cooking tent, Dinning tent, Staff tent 

Supporting Crew Like hunting guide,cook, sherpa and porter service

Staff insurance with medicine kit

Community support USD 2000 for sheep

Staff Uniform

Price Does not Include

Kathmandu Hotel Accommodation 3-4 nights

International Flight ticket

Travel Insurance

Trophy Export fees $ 500-600

Staff tipping as per the rule 10% of the total tour cost

Private equipment etc..

The price per person for the Small group Journey is fixed as stated below. There is also the option of private and tailor made journey best suited for you, your family and friends. The discount is subjected to increase with the number of people in your group. Bigger the group better the discount so group bookings are highly encouraged. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Why this trip make different?

Nepal Travel Expedition works closely with One of the main supporter's Charity service in Nepal. And contribute 10% of the tour cost for Orphan Childrens (sherpa Outdoor Foundation) We support them in many different ways.

Donation and Charity!

Nepal Travel Expedition donates 10% of its annual revenue to Sherpa Outdoor Foundation Orphan Children Home Which is Located in Lalitpur one can visit while you are in Nepal after or before the trip.  We support Children's for Food, School, Clothes, Medicine also supporting stationery materials to Government School which is located at Lamjung district trying to build a library for them where they could find a different book to read. For this project, we are trying to collect donations.

Sponsorship and Partnership (volunteering programmed)

One of the major activities of Sherpa outdoor Children home in Lalitpur is fully conducted and collaborate with Nepal Travel Expedition and sister concern organization Nepal wildlife safari. The Volunteering concern programmed delivered by Nepal Travel Expedition and Sherpa Outdoor Foundation aims to mobilize a team of experts and interested individuals as an economic measure in providing human capital for education, health, community to share teaching skill various Government school in a different part of the country and community to delivered humanity skills also in our children home.



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