Guerrilla Trek

Duration:
14 Days 13 Nights
Category:
Trip Region:
West Nepal
Grade:
Moderate
Highest Altitude:
3414m
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Description

Guerrilla Trek is a newly opened trekking trail in Nepal, which will take you to the distant region within the western part of Nepal. The trek was named Guerrilla Trek Nepal because of the similar paths were used by Maoists cadres during the civil war. This trek reveals the hideouts of the Maoists during the war, and you’ll also get to listen to innumerable events of the war by locals. You’ll see jaw-dropping sceneries and views of some of the highest mountains in the world.

The 15 days long Guerrilla Trek begins upon your arrival within the country. The trek begins from Beni leading towards Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve which is the only legal hunting reserve in Nepal. You will then trek to Myagdi, Rukum, and Rolpa that were the most affected regions during the civil war of Nepal. The path goes through Jaljala Pass (3,414 m), which presents the gorgeous panorama of Mt, Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m), Mt. Api (7,132 m), Mt. Saipal (7,031 m), and the other Himalaya Mountains. Guerrilla Trek conjointly presents distinctive culture, tradition, and way of living of the Himalayan people throughout the trek. The trail goes through beautiful lush forests of rhododendron, fir, oak, pine, birch, hemlock, and juniper. You will also come across the settlements of the ethnic group like Chhetri, Thakali, Tibetan, Magar, and Brahmin. This is a perfect trek for someone who wanted to experience outstanding views of nature, culture, and historic events at once. The best time to go on this trek is from March to May (Spring Season) and September to November (Autumn Season).

Be the part of this adventures trip with our company. We are working in the field of travels and tours for years now, and we will assure you that with us, you will be going to enjoy every second of the trip. We will make sure that you will be staying at the best possible hotels, lodges, and home stays during your stay in Nepal.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu 1300m
You will arrive at Kathmandu Airport. One of our team representatives will pick you up at the airport and take you to your hotel. You will rest for the day and meet with your guide. Overnight stay at a hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Kathmandu – Beni 830m/9 hours by bus
Today, you will drive to Beni. The drive will be long but present you with the beautiful scenic views of hills, rivers, forest, and several small settlements. You will reach Pokhara where you will take a short break, and continue your drive towards Beni via Baglung Highway. Upon reaching Beni, you will rest and explore the area. Overnight stay at lodge/guesthouse in Beni.

Day 3: Beni to Darbang by Bus and Trek Takam 1665m/6 hours
You will head to Darbang on a tourist bus. The road is graveled and although bumpy at times offers scenic displays throughout the ride. From Darbang, you will begin your trek to Takam. The trail will present you stunning views of Gurja Himal (7,193 m). After crossing Dang River and walking past Dharapani, you will reach Takam. Overnight stay at lodge/guesthouse in Takam.

Day 4: Takam to Lumsung 2250m/6 hours
Today, you are going to continue your trek towards Lumsung, enjoying the wonderful views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. On the way, you will meet with many locals and get to interact with them. You cross Sibang and Muna before reaching Lumsung. Upon reaching Lumsung, you will get freshen up and explore the area. Overnight stay at lodge/homestay in Lumsung.

Day 5: Lumsung to Gurjaghat 3015m/7 hours
Today’s trail will take you through the dense forests of oak and pine. If you are lucky, you can get to witness musk deer in the forest. Further, you will trek on the rocky trail along with the spectacular views of Dhaulagiri range extending up to Chure Himal in the west. You will also cross the Jaljala pass (3414m) and reach Gurjaghat. Overnight stay at lodge/guesthouse in Gurjaghat.

Day 6: Gurjaghat to Dhorpatan 2860m/5 hours
After breakfast, you will trek through the rich Himalayan forest and enter one of the isolated regions of Nepal. You will follow the Uttar Ganga River and trek on the rough trail towards the Tibetan refugee camp. Further, the trail will take you to Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve where you might get to see Himalayan Thar, Ghoral, black bear, partridge, pheasant, and other wildlife. Overnight stay at lodge/guesthouse in Dhorpatan.

Day 7: Dhorpatan to Niseldhor 2620m/5 hours
The trek on this day takes place within the Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve. The trail towards Niseldhor will gift you with the view of Nepal’s national bird, Danphe. On the way, you can also see Ghoral, black bear, and Himalayan Thar. The trail will be rough yet beautiful and wild. Passing Kanga and Massa, you reach Niseldhor. Overnight stay at lodge/homestay in Niseldhor.

Day 8: Niseldhor to Tallo Sera 7 hours
You will begin trekking by crossing a few water streams and reach the old Maoist Base Area in Rukum. Further, you will go through several Magar villages, which is used to be the main hideout of Maoists during the war. You will reach Tallo Sera trekking along the beautiful views of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m). Overnight stay at lodge/homestay in Tallo Sera.

Day 9: Tallo Sera to Rujhi Khola 2862m/6 hours
You will begin trekking and go through beautiful villages of Magar in Rukum. Rukum is a paradise for trekkers who love nature. The most interesting fact of this palace is, it is also known as the district of 53 hills and 52 lakes. Further, you will trek towards Rujhi Khola along with the beautiful views of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Putha Hiunchuli (7,246 m), and the other Himalayas. Overnight stay at lodge/homestay in Rujhi Khola.

Day 10: Rujhi Khola to Thawang 1975m/5 hours
You will trek through the dense forest of pine, birch, and fir to reach Thawang. On the way, you will also pass through few isolated villages. Thawang was the most affected region due to army attack during the Civil war of Nepal. Thawang is also known to be one of the Maoist strongholds during the civil war and locals here have tons of stories about their experience of the decade-long insurgency. Overnight stay at homestay at lodge/guesthouse in Thawang.

Day 11: Thawang to Jaljala 3090m to Jelbang 1635m/8-9 hours
After having breakfast, between Thawang to Jelbang there are no lodge. So take to pack lunch and you will begin trekking. The trail will go through the beautiful dense forest of rhododendron, pine, and oak. Enjoying the breath-taking views of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Gurja Himal (7,193 m), and Chure Himal range, you will reach Jaljala and after Jaljala descending down the hill through several mixed ethnic villages. You will also get to see stunning views of Mt. Api (7,132 m) and Mt. Saipal (7,031 m) on the way. You will get to see a different culture and the lifestyle of the people living in this region along your way to the Jelbang. You can still notice the effects of the war on these areas till date. Overnight stay at lodge/homestay in Jelbang.

Day 12: Jelbang to Sulichaur 830m/6 hours
Today is your last day of the trek. You will descend back to the Rolpa, which used to be the base of operation of Maoist during the war. The trail will go through several dense forests of rhododendron and fir and small villages to reach Sulichaur. You also pass through Rulbang and Nurbang. Overnight stay at lodge/guesthouse in Sulichaur.

Day 13: Sulichaur to Kathmandu 13 hours by bus
After having breakfast, you will drive back to the Kathmandu along the East-West Highway. The drive will be long and present you beautiful views of rivers, hills, and small settlements. Upon reaching, Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax. In the evening, you will explore the vibrant streets of Thamel and have a farewell dinner with your guide. Overnight stay at a hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu.

Day 14: Departure from Kathmandu
After having the last breakfast of the trip, you will check-out of the hotel. One of our team representatives will take you to the Tribhuvan International airport for your flight back to your home.

Location

Cost Details

Our Trek Package Cost includes;
* Kathmandu Int’l Airport/Hotel/Airport pick up and transfer by private vehicle as per group size.
* 2 nights Accommodation in twin bed sharing basis with breakfast at standard hotel in Kathmandu.
* 3 Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee during the trekking period.
* Best possible lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
* 1 experienced helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples), their food & accommodation, salary, equipment & insurance.
* All ground transportation by private vehicle and tourist bus.
* Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve Permit.
* All necessary other permits.
* First Aid Medical Kit box.
* Office Service charge
* All Government Tax.

Our Trek Package Cost doesn’t include;
* Any meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Kathmandu other than breakfast in hotel.
* Travel insurance.
* International air fare to and from Kathmandu, Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fees.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, internet.
* Personal Trekking Equipment.
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, domestic flight delays, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
* Horse renting and additional porters during the trek.
* Tips for guide, porters

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