Guerilla Trek – Follow the footsteps of Maoist Guerilla - 17 Days

Trip Code NDC-1013
Trip grade Easy

Quick facts

  • On Trek:
    12 Days
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  • Best Seasons:
    Autumn (Sept. to Nov.) and Spring (March to May)

Trip Overview

As the name suggest this trek will follow the footsteps of Maoist guerilla during the decade-long insurgency period of 1996-2006. The trail stretching from Myagdi, Rukum to Rolpa districts will take you on an impeccable journey through the rugged terrains of hilly region and pass through routes and hideouts used by the guerrillas during the conflict. The Rukum area is also known as the district of “52 lakes and 53 hills".

In spite of what the name might suggest, the area is very peaceful nowadays after the Peace Accord was signed with Maoist in 2006. This recently developed trail offers diverse biodiversity and a wide range of Natural resources including dense forests, waterfalls, rivers, vast wildlife, huge lakes and sensational Himalayan vistas. The trail also passes through country’s only hunting reserve in Dhorpatan, Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve. The views from Jaja La, a pass at 3386 m, are stunning and definitely compete with the views from Poonhill.  You can also see a whole range of mountains; especially the Dhaulagiri (8167 m) and Gurja Himal (7193 m) are very close. The superbly stunning route, spectacular views and dense pine forests make your experience even more enthralling

This trekking trail offers a marvellous trekking journey through the heartland of the post-conflict areas. If you love remote and wilderness and love to trek off the beaten path, this trek will perfectly suit you.

Trip itinerary

  • Day 01 Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport at Kathmandu, warm welcome by our representative and transfer to hotel.

  • 02 Drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu. 6 hours. Overnight at Hotel.

  • 03 Drive to Beni and Trek to Darbang (1170m). 6 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp .

  • 04 Trek to Takam (1675m). 5 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.

  • 05 Trek to Moreni (275m). 6 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp or Home Stay.

  • 06 Trek to Gurjaghat (3105m) via Jaljala Pass (3415m). 5 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.

  • 07 Trek to Dhorpatan(2870m). 6 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.

  • 08 Trek to Niseldhor (2620m). 6 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.

  • 09 Trek to Taka (2180m). 7 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.

  • 10 Trek to Lukum (2100m). 6 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.

  • 11 Trek to Thawang (1975m). 5 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.

  • 12 Trek to Sukulbang (2050m). 5 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.

  • 13 Trek to Jelbang (1635m). 4 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.

  • 14 Trek to Sulichaur( 830m). 7 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.

  • 15 Overnight at Tented Camp. Drive back to Kathmandu from Sulichaur. 8 hours.

  • 16 Overnight at Hotel. Leisure day in Kathmandu.

  • 17 fly back home.

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