Guerrilla Trek

Guerrilla Trek
At a Glance
  • Trip Duration20 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Grade Strenuous
  • Max. Altitude Phalgune Pass (12485 ft, 3915 m), Myagdi’s Jaljala Pass (11,200ft, 3414 m) & Rolpa’s Jaljala Pass (10140ft, 3090m)
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Activities Trekking
  • Best Time Autumn (Sep-Nov) and Spring (Mar-May)
Highlights
  • Guerrilla Trek
  • Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve
  • A dense Rhododendron forests (Nepal national flower)
  • Highly respected Shamanism culture
  • Special Magar cultural with Magar Shamanic Dance.
  • Highest access of Trek Phalgune Pass (12485 ft, 3915 m), Myagdi’s Jaljala Pass  (11,200ft, 3414 m) & Rolpa’s Jaljala Pass (10140ft, 3090m)
  • Sisne, Putha, Gurja, Kambon, Churen & Dhaulagiri(8167m) Himal Range

Guerrilla Trek is newly explored trail that passes through the districts of Myagdi, Baglung , Rukum and Rolpa. Guerrilla trek offers Scenic Himalayan range, thick Rhododendron forests, birds, rivers, hills and mountains and vast  Dhorpatan regions the only hunting reseve in Nepal. Guerilla Trek is adventure in a remote and unexplored part of Nepal where nature’s beauty is at its best and regions where Nepal's history of Nepal's ten years revolution sprung up. Particularly rolpa and rukum has been also known as the epicenter of people's revolution and the trails were once used by guerrilla during ten-years-long revolution (1996-2006).

The most fascinating highlights of the trek is a great walk through the history of the Maoists’ People’s Movement. The Guerrilla Trekking is characterized by moderately difficult by steep uphill and downhill terrains.

Guerrilla Trekking through the region will provide great opportunity to discover Magar Shamanism culture and various other ethnic groups,undiluted people’s lifestyles, people’s wars history and places, pasture lands, magnificent Dhorpatan regions with dense pine tree forests. Magar Shamanism culture are the major highlights of the Guerrilla Trekking Trails.

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Itinerary
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Explore Lumbini Lord Budhha’s Birth place.

        A steady walk about  to 8 hours and on the way hot water spring. Trek follow steady walking trail along Myagdi khola. A small town of Darbang where mostly Thakali homestay and lodges available.
         

          Passing through Rhododendron forests, green fields of  plums were all along the way.
          Thabang (1950m) a cluster of  houses mainly Magar settlement  is in Rolpa district. We were very excited. Thabang lies at the confluence of two rivers.  It was headquarters during the Maoists’ People’s Movement. Thabang as a tourist village where homestay facilities is available. It has stone pavements, Magar culture and history of people's movement.
          People are welcoming, and friendly. The ruins from the period of the Maoist insurgency can be seen even today

          Darbang -Takam
          After three hours crossing the suspension bridge over the Myagdi River, reached the village of Dharapani. One  could see the Dhaulagiri and Gurja Himal peaks.

          Takam, at 1,665 m crossing  Dharapani village and headed on a moderate uphill walk of another three hours. Takam has lodges and homestay facilities. 

            Takam to Lamsung or Mareni  

            The trek journey progressed along   green terraces of the hills, tall mountains and thick forests. We picked wild raspberries on the way to Lamsung which has magars and biswokarma settlement.

              Lamsung or Mareni-Chhyantung (Dhorpatan)

              it is a steep and high  3 -4 hours uphill walk, which led us to crossing Mareni – a village with only three households. It is better to stop at Mareni than Lamsung to start early to cross high steep trek. We Hiking through deep rhododendron forests, to Myagdi’s Jaljala, located(3,420) from where you will have beautiful dhaulagiri ranges.

                Dhorpatan – Thankur

                Dhorpatan is hunting reserve, a nice valley. Uttarganga river originated and flow down to become Saano bheri in Rukum.
                A long day walk from chhyantung , trekking uphill journey and seeing beautiful annpurna, dhaulagiri , dogra, putha himal , the highest pass Falgune dhuri ( 3975m) and trek down for couple of hours to small valley of Thankur. One or two homestay fascility is available but people move during high snow season.

                  Thankur  – Pelma

                  The trek lead through oak forests, crossing suspension bridges, few villages , finally reached Kayamdanda. You can either take short cut route left and reach Pelma .If one is interested take long way crossing Syano Jharlung and thulo jharlung will have chance to deep in hot water springs.
                  Finally overnight stay at Pelma, a small village settlement of Magar and dalit. Few guesthouses are available.

                    A long steady walk about 6-7 hours along the steep trail , wonderful hills and mountaing,crosses few villages. 
                    Maikot (2350m) a hillock village with healthposts, schools, shops with Pun Magar settlement and dalit. A good village stay with rich cultural heritage can be experienced.

                      Couple of downhill trek and 45 mins will pass Hukam village. Or you can directly follow the river bank to reach Mayang village, a rich thakuri village. One can stay here but you can proceed till dimburgaira.

                        Steep up and down trek reaching Okhma village. One can stay in people's home at night.

                          Crossing Dharmasala, one can continue the journey , crossing Kol village to reach Birgum a village with settlement of Gurung, Dalit, Chhantyal and Thakali.

                            Birgam - Taksera

                            Continuing the trail as before, crossing bachhigaon, will reach Takasera. Taksera, an ethnic Magar settlement village. The village has healtpost, schools, local shops , telephone.their important cultural traditions include Bhumi Puja, Bala Puja and Rake Parva.

                              Takasera- Lukum

                              The closer we got to the previous conflict-affected regions. We steep bare hills uphill trek is tough trek. Our group stopped at the Lukum Pass( 3,100 meters). Four hour downhill, steep trek  reached another beauitufl Lukumgau. Another magar communities with adjacent houses built with stone roof, cluster of houses .
                              Within two hours, we were at Rujikhola (2,225m) the difficult terrains where The Maoists had planned their attack on Beni.

                                          Cost Includes
                                          • KTM International Airport Arrival & Departure Transfer by Private vehicle. 
                                          •  Sightseeing as above mention places in Kathmandu with professional Tour guide and private vehicle 
                                          •  All kind of Transportation (KTM-BWA by Air then drive to Lumbini, Beni-PKR by drive then PKR- KTM by Flight) and Lumbini to Jelbang by Jeep
                                          •  01 nights in Kathmandu on BB Plan with Twin Sharing basis. 
                                          •  01 hotel accommodation in Lumbini on BB with Twin Sharing basis.
                                          •  01 hotel accommodation in Pokhara on BB with Twin Sharing basis.
                                          •  B+L+D ( tea or coffee or Hot lemon) during the trek
                                          •  1 Team leader and English Speaking experienced guide for whole Trek  
                                          •  Porters (1 porter Between 2 Person basis, Max 20 KGS per Porter) for Whole Trek
                                          •  Necessaries National park Permit, TIMS card.
                                          •  Basic Tea House Lodge accommodations in during the trek (Dormitory and Twin sharing)
                                          •  Down Jackets, Sleeping bags & Inlinner.
                                          •  Insurance, Daily Wages, Equipments and all meals & Lodges of Porters and Guide in Whole Trek
                                          •  First Aid Kid Box( for Normal Treatment only)
                                          •  Warm water with Iodine
                                          •  Government taxes & Other Applicable Fees
                                          •  Cultural Programme by Mother community
                                          •  Welcome and farewell Dinner.
                                          Cost Excludes
                                          • Any bar bills (alcoholic drinks, mineral water, cold drinks and chocolates), cigarettes, 
                                          • Client’s personal insurance.
                                          • Entrance fees of Monuments/temples/stupas during sightseeing in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
                                          • Any kind of unforeseen expenses etc.
                                          • Personal Equipments (Except Down Jacket and Sleeping bag)
                                          • All personal expenses.
                                          • Rescue charge.
                                          • Tips & donations.
                                          Departure Dates
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                                          Date PriceStatus 
                                          Start DateStarts: SaturdayJun 08, 2024End DateEnds: ThursdayJun 27, 2024PricePriceUS$1800StatusStatusAvailable
                                          Useful Information

                                          WHAT TO BRING

                                          Trekking/Hiking Gears (Equipments)

                                          • Duffel or Rucksack bag (If do not have then Duffel Bag Provided Returnable)
                                          • Down Sleeping Bag (Provided Returnable)
                                          • Inner Liner (Provided Returnable)
                                          • Down Jacket (Provided Returnable)
                                          • Daypack
                                          • Hiking pants
                                          • Water & wind proof  jacket
                                          • Full – sleeves shirt
                                          • Jumper or Fleece jacket
                                          • Pair of T – Shirts
                                          • Trekking boots (waterproof is better)
                                          • Sandal, Toilet paper,
                                          • COTTON THICK SOCKS(2 PAIRS)+Polypropylene/woolsocks (1PAIRS)
                                          • Light cotton socks for under wool socks
                                          • Woolen socks to wear with boots
                                          • Sun hat
                                          • Gloves
                                          • Scarf
                                          • Sun block (lotion) and lip Guard
                                          • Moisture Cream
                                          • Goggles or Sunglasses
                                          • Thermal Long underwear Sets
                                          • Insulated pants
                                          • Trekking poles
                                          • A pair of Crampon
                                          • wind Breaker pants
                                          • Water bottle
                                          • Medical & first aid kit (Provided)
                                          • Any personal special medicine
                                          • Flash light or head lamp
                                          • Batteries and bulbs
                                          • Swiss army knife
                                          • Mobile or Camara  charging cable with Adaptor
                                          • Personal Dry towel
                                          • Personal toiletries and medication which should be labeled.
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