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.