"Guerrilla Trek is one of the newest and off beaten trail trekking routes, where trekkers ascends through the remote area of the western part of Nepal in Rukum and Rolpa Region."
The Guerrilla Trek has now become a new tourist destination in Nepal. This trekking route provides one with an opportunity to meet the people who have yet to be affected by commercialization. The trekking route is enriched by the ethnicities including Brahmin, Kshetri, Dalit, Gurung, Magar, Newar and Thakuri. As the name suggests, The Guerrilla Trek trail follows the footsteps of the Maoist guerillas during the decade-long insurgency. The route begins in Beni of Magdi district, goes around Bglung and passes through the Dhorpatan Hunting reserve and goes on to Rukum and Rolpa districts. The route was used by the Maoist insurgents during the decade-long war. The scenic beauty of this region is unmatched. One can have a breathtaking view of the Dhaulagiri range and wide meadow with pine trees. The elevation range from about 8oom at Chaurijahari to the peak of Pyutha Himal at 7,245m above sea level. This trail has now gained popularity following the publishing of the Guerrilla Trek (aka, the Shangri-La, Trek) with Dhorpatan Hunting reserve in this route especially for Camping Trek here is just some kind of house like homestay better to do in this area camping Trek.
Highlights of Guerrilla Trek
- Myagdi-Baglung Eco-Tourism Trek has mostly geographical variation with significant bio-divinity.
- Eco-Tourism, less crowded and Camping trek.
- Largest Rhododendron forest in the world.
- The only legal hunting reserve in Nepal, Dhorpatan hunting reserve.
- The settlements of Thakali, Tibetan, Chhetri, Brahmin, and Magar ethnics.
- The off-road drive required in Guerrilla trek.
- 2 Nights Accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing with breakfast as days mentioned in the itinerary.
- Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and accommodation in tea house/local lodge in trekking region.
- Required number of Government certified English-speaking trekking guide and supporting staff.
- Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine and transportation for all trekking staff.
- All necessary permits, TIMS as government laws and regulations.
- Insurance for all trekking staffs, with basic equipment.
- All ground transportations including transfer to airports/trekking starting–ending points.
- First aid medical kit for the group.
- Trekking map and t-shirt for each member.
- Salary, allowances, travel expenses for all trekking and tour staffs.
- Nepal visa fee, payable at the airport on arrival.
- Lunch and dinner in the cities (while not in trekking trail).
- Personal trekking and adventure gear, clothing and accessories.
- Extra supporting staff, laundry, battery charge, and communication expenses (such as internet charges).
- Personal expenses like bar bill, snacks, water, chocolate.
- Emergency, evacuation, natural disasters, or for personal reasons.
- Tips, Bonus, or any gratitude for Trekking Trail Nepal staffs and guide.
- Any further services not mentioned in ‘What is included’ section.
- Seasonable Sleeping bag and down Jacket (If you need it but has to be returned after the trek)
- Duffle bag (We will provide duffle bag during the trek Sherpa Expedition & Trekking need to be returned after the trek)
- A wind and waterproof thin layered jacket (Must have for morning and evening above 3,000m)
Upper Body- Head / Ears / Eyes
- A pair of half gloves
- A warmer hat that covers the ears
- Neck warmer
- Sunscreen (35 to 60 SPF)
- Headlamp and an extra set of batteries
- A pair of half gloves for walking poles(if you prefer)
- Warmer shell gloves and liner
- long sleeve t-shirts
- Thermal Tops
- wool Jackets or pullover
- Artificial sports bras for (Women and girls)
- Water and windproof shell jacket
- Thermal underwear (especially trousers)
- windproof and waterproof trousers
- warmer trouser
- Comfortable trekking pants
- Extra casual sport pants
- A pair of good waterproof trekking boots
- Pair of sandals
- 4-5 pairs of woolen socks
- Socks liner
- Light shoes and sneaker
First Aid Kits and Medicines
- Assorted Adhesive Bandages (fabric preferred)
- Blister treatment
- Insect testing / anti-itch treatment
- Ibuprofen / other pain-relief medication
- Diamox (125mg to 250mg tablets for altitude sickness)
- Warps, splints, and wound coverings butterfly bandage
- Water purifying pills
Miscellaneous, but must useable
- 4 pic passport sizes with original passport
- Water bottle & filter
- Flight details (please make a copy and leave one pic at our office in KTM because of if you won to change your flight date)
- Bathroom kit (conform, should be included Toilet papers put on the plastic bag, hand wipes, towel, and soap, etc.)
- Comfortable trekking poles
- Best energy dry foods (up to you)
- Power Bank and music players
- Camera (Memory card, chargers, and extra batteries)
Good to Know
1. Trekking equipment
The Following information will give you some idea about what you need to bring for the trek as the backpack for the hiking in Nepal and the gear play a vital role for the successful trip and we suggest you to have all the necessary gear for the trip and not to have unnecessary equipment/things that you will not be using for the trip and list of the gear you need for the trek are:
- Good down Sleeping bag (Optional/we can provide one if you do not have on your own and it is to be returned after the trek.
- Duffel or Rucksack bag to keep your all the gear and this will be carried by the porters.
- Daypack bag for yourself
- A down Jacket
- Shade hat
- Warm wool hat to cover your ears
- A pair of lightweight warm gloves.
- T-shirts 2- 3 pieces
- Lightweight thermal tops.
- Fleece jacket.
- Fleece Wind-proved jacket (optional).
- A pair’s nylon hiking shorts which are quick drying one
- Two pairs of lightweight long underwear.
- Two pairs trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts
- Four pairs of liner warm socks
- A pair of light to medium weight waterproof hiking/trekking boots.
- A pair of light trekking shoes for camp/lodges
- A pair sandal (Optional)
- A water bottle.
- Head/Torch Light.
2. Medicines and First Aid Kits
- Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude-related headaches like DMX.
- Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.
- Imodium or Peptone besom, Flexon capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
- Diamox 125 or 250mg or 400mg tablets for altitude sickness.
- 1 small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, band-aids, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc.(Sherpa expedition and Trekking company's team also provide first aid kits)
3. Miscellaneous but Important
- Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies)
- Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
- Lip care (Balm) At least SPF 20, 2 sticks.
- Sun’s cream with SPF 40 is recommended
- Pocket knife.
- Water purification Iodine tablets
- Toiletry kits and be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.
Note Regarding Itineraries:
Although we generally adhere to the schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control, including weather and terrain conditions, suitable campsite availability, and the group's general fitness level. It is important to understand that our trek is logistically complex and it is not unusual that adjustments be made. Our guide will orient you each evening to the following day's plan and their good judgment is the key to the long history of successful treks that Sherpa Expedition & Trekking Pvt. Ltd. Please remember that our ability to make adjustments as needed helps to ensure that your trek is safe and successful. Your safety is paramount.