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Trip Facts

Trip Highlights

  • Dhorpatan is the only hunting reserve in Nepal
  • High altitude hunting experience
  • Naturally blessed area
  • Rich in alpine flora and fauna
  • Hunting available of birds

Talking about Nepal hunting reserve tour we have one and only possible hunting in Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve in Nepal. This hunting reserve was established in 1987. The hunting reserve is on 1328 Km2 in the Dhaulagiri Himal of western Nepal. This hunting reserve is in the Baglung, Myagdi, and Rukum districts of Nepal. The Hunting Reserve's altitude ranges from 2850 meters to 5500 meters. The Dhorpatan hunting reserve is proof that conservation is still possible parallel to hunting. The primary aim of the Dhortatan hunting reserve is to provide hunting opportunities to locals as well as foreigners. This is only the protected area in Nepal that is successful to get a hunting license. The Hunting license gets from the Department of the National Park and wildlife conservation in Kathmandu.

What we can Hunt in Dhorpatan?

Blue sheep is the main hunting in Nepal Hunting Reserve tour.  Blue sheep hunting is very challenging as well as breathtaking hunting. Besides blue sheep, Himalayan Thar is another hunting possibility in Nepal. Himalayan Tahr hunting in Nepal is natural Tahr hunting in the world. We do Tahr hunting in New Zealand and England too but these are bought from Nepal so that is not natural hunting. Tahr hunting is the second most popular hunting in Nepal after the blue sheep. Himalayan tahr hunting is unique and adventurous because of tahr good adaptation of climbing rocks, hills, and mountain

Hunting Block as well as Hunting Animal

The Dhorpatan hunting reserve is surrounded by the village on all sides except the north. There is seven hunting block in the hunting reserve. There are four blocks in the southern part and three in the northern park. They are given different names to make hunting easy and effective. Here are those names and hunting available during the Nepal Hunting Reserve tour.

Southern Hunting Block

  1. Falguna – Blue sheep and Himalayan Tahr
  2. Barse – Blue sheep
  3. Gustang – Blue sheep and Himalayan Tahr
  4. Surtabing – Himalayan Tahr

Northern Hunting Blog

  1. Seng – Blue sheep and Himalayan Tahr
  2. Dogadi – Blue sheep and Himalayan Tahr
  3. Sundaha - Blue sheep and Himalayan Tahr

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu Airport

Day 2: Full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.

Day 3: Early drive or Helicopter ride to Dhorpatan Hunting reserve

Day 4: Engaged in Hunting activities

Day 5: Extra day in the reserve

Day 6: Drive back or helicopter ride to Kathmandu

Day 7: Final departure

Note: We can arrange Dhorpatan Trek so Contact us if you like to do the trek.



Today upon your arrival at Kathmandu airport, our representatives will pick you from Kathmandu airport and transfer you to the hotel in Thamel. We will have an office visit near Thamel and eat welcome dinner Together.


After breakfast, our tour guide will pick you on private transportations and take you to different world heritage sites for a sightseeing tour. In the evening he will drop you back to your hotel where you stay the previous night.


Today is the long drive around 13 hours to reach the Dhorpatan hunting reserve by bus. We need to leave early to reach time. We have also an option of taking a helicopter which is easy and less time. We will stay the night in Dhorpatan.


Today, we will do some walk and some hunting in the Dhorpatan hunting reserve. Today we will have options for seeing many animals. We can do blue sheep hunting as well as Himalayan Tahr.


We can use these day to do more hunting or use to returns in case any problems come during long driving days.


Today is the last day of the Nepal visit so, Our representatives will drop you to Kathmandu international airport where you will fly back home.

What's included?

  • All hotels, airport pick up and drop in Nepal
  • Three night on three-star category hotel in Kathmandu on BB Plan
  • Kathmandu city tour with transportation and guide
  • Highly experience friendly and helpful guide
  • Hotel in Dhorpatan with full board inclusive
  • Three times meal with tea and coffee in Dhorpatan
  • Hunting Permits
  • Nepal government taxes
  • Ground round transportation
  • National park entrance fee

What's not included?

  • Soft and hard drinks
  • Tips and donation
  • Nepal entry visa fee

Departure dates

Group joining dates are not available. Please request for private trip.

Private trips are available on any date of your choice at any time of the year. Let us know about your preferred travel dates and we shall organize it as per your convenience. Get in touch with us via bellow contact us form.

Essential Information

Way to reach Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve

Buse drives from Kathmandu to Tansen then three days of a trek from there to reach the Dhorpatan. People also have an option of flying to Pokhara from Kathmandu and then four days trek to Dhorpatan. We can drive directly for 13 hours to Dhorpatan from Kathmandu. Many people also take a helicopter ride to go Dhorpatan. We can provide the helicopter ride to and from.

Time to visit Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve

The best time to visit the hunting reserve is somewhere between march to April months. There is snow in winter which makes the travel difficult till early April. The rain starts from June and lasts till November which is also not the right time to visit the Dhorpatan hunting reserve.

​Animals and Birds on Dhorpatan Hunting reserve

Dhorpatan Hunting reserve is the home of many species of animals. 18 species of mammals are recorded in the reserve. Animals like snow leopard, musk deer, red panda, and blue sheep stay here. There are 137 species of birds in the hunting reserve including koklass pleasant, Impeyan pheasant, and cheer pleasant. There are also two species of reptiles. Blue sheep are the most popular species in this hunting reserve. We can also found many endangered animals in this reserve such as musk deer, wolf, panda, etc.

Vegetation on Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve

The hunting reserve consists of forests, marshlands, and flat meadows. We found alpine, subalpine, and temperate vegetation in this hunting reserve. In the higher altitudes of the reserve, we can found snow all year. We can found oaks, fir, Birch, Spruce, Juniper, pine, hemlock, and rhododendrons inside the park. The local people staying around the park can get wood for different purposes.


Answer: People who are interested in doing Dhorpatan hunting reserve tour can book with Magic Himalaya treks company. They can book through emails or call. We are available on +977-9849334818 to call and info@magichimalayatreks to email. If you want to do hunting we can get a license from the government and plan your visit to that place.

Answer: We can see lots of mountains during the Dhorpatan hunting reserve trek and tour. The mountains like Dhaulagiri, Putha Hiaunchuli, Churen Himal, and Gurja Himal.

Answer: There are 7 blocks for hunting in the Dhorpatan hunting reserve. In the southern part, there are 4 blocks and 3 in the northern part. In some blocks, we can hunt blue sheep and Himalayan Tahr. besides these, we can hunt animals like wild boar, spotted deer, barking deers. we can also hunt birds like pheasants and partridge.

Answer: Yes it is possible to do Dhorpatan trek. Trek to Dhorpatan hunting reserve is one of the loved things. Only about 100 people reach Dhorpatan by doing a trek every year. It is also the virgin trek and untouched destinations of Nepal.

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