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Guerrilla Trek
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"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.

Itinerary

  • One night.
  • 3-star Hotel
Arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, received by Sherpa Expedition and Trekking staff with a warm welcome and transfer to respective hotels with a briefing regarding Guerrilla trek, hotels, lodge on the route with doing and don’ts with evening group welcome dinner.
  • 6 to 7 hours.
  • Guest House
from Kathmandu to Beni, it takes 9 hours by bus and the private car it takes around 7 hours drive to Beni.
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Home-stays
A six hours trek takes to Takam. from the Myagdi district headquarter, one has to follow a gravel road for 24 km to Darbang and start walking. Takam is three hours walk away with Guraj Himal towering overhead overnight at tent or Homestay.
  • 5 to 6 hours.
  • Home-stay
Trek to Lamsung from Takam to it takes about six hours this is where the scenery starts getting even more dramatic. This is what Nepal used to be like before the trekkers got here. Locals are not used to foreigners and have a lot of stories to tell about the Maoist insurgency.
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Home-stay
Lamsung to climb through dense pine forests, with mus deer darting in the undergrowth. the meadows on the ridge 180-degree views of the entire Dhaulagiri range up to Churen Himal in the West. It takes six hours to reach Gajurghat.
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Home-Stay
Cross over from Myagdi to Baglung and into the former Tibetan Refuges Camp which was serviced by an airfield built by swiss in the 1950s. This is also the entrance to Dhorpatan, a Hunting Reserve, where one can spot mountain goats and blue sheep. it takes five hours to reach Dhorpatan.
  • 5 to 6 hours.
  • Home-stay
A five hours trek from Dhorpatan its take to Nisi Dhor. It is a paradise for birds. Watch pheasants, like other migratory species. Hard to imagine that people fought a war here. There are cow sheds in the monsoon, but in the winter these high pastures are deserted.
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Home-stay
It takes seven hours to reach Tallo Sera. Cross over from Baglung to Rukum into Magar community and enter the former Maoist base area. There are dense forests all the way, so it must have been easy to hide here from the helicopter patrols. The villages are picturesque and there is always some kind of Magar festival going on.
  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Home-stay
Walk to Lukum in Rukum, a village populated only by Magars and Dalits (Low caste). This is about as medieval as it gets in Nepal nowadays. It takes six hours to reach there.
  • 6 to 7 hours.
  • Home-stay
A five hours trek takes to Thabang. It is the cradle of the Maoist revolution. It was damaged in army attacks and part of the town was flattened by ‘Tora Bora’ mortar shells dropped from helicopters. There has been some development of infrastructure after the war ended, and the people are eager and friendly.
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Home-stay
It takes five hours to reach Jaljala. The highest point in Jaljale is Dharampani (3,900m) and there is a great view from Apishaipal in the west to Dhaulagiri in the east. Trek down to Jelbang. It takes six hours. Move down from the high mountains and the village are ethnically mixed.
  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Home-stay
This is where Rolpa is finally reached. Rolpa was also a rebel base area and for many of the ten years of war under total Maoist control. One can eat at one of the many common restaurants run by Maoist cooperative, where the staff is relatives of those who were killed in the fighting.
  • 12 to 13 hours.
  • 3-star Hotel
This day we drive back to Kathmandu by the bus, It takes 13hrs.
  • 25 minutes
  • None
Your adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! There is nothing to do but trade emails with your travel companions and organize your photos. A representative from Sherpa Expedition and Trekking will take you to the airport, approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

Services

Cost Includes:

  • 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.

Cost Excludes:

  • 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.

Equipments

General

  • 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)
  •  Daypack

Upper Body- Head / Ears / Eyes

  • A pair of half gloves
  • A warmer hat that covers the ears
  • Sunglasses 
  • Neck warmer
  • Sunscreen (35 to 60 SPF)
  • Headlamp and an extra set of batteries

Hand

  • A pair of half gloves for walking poles(if you prefer)
  • Warmer shell gloves and liner

Center Body

  • long sleeve t-shirts
  • Thermal Tops
  • wool Jackets or pullover
  • Artificial sports bras for (Women and girls)
  • Water and windproof shell jacket 

Lower Body 

  • Thermal underwear (especially trousers)
  • windproof and waterproof trousers
  • warmer trouser
  • Comfortable trekking pants
  • Extra casual sport pants

Feet

  • 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
(Note our company guide will carry the medicines and first aid kits during the trek. However, we recommend better to  bring your personal first-aid kit as well)

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.)

Extra things

  • 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:

  1. 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.
  2. Duffel or Rucksack bag to keep your all the gear and this will be carried by the porters.
  3. Daypack bag for yourself
  4. A down Jacket
  5. Shade hat
  6. Warm wool hat to cover your ears
  7. A pair of lightweight warm gloves.
  8. T-shirts 2- 3 pieces
  9. Lightweight thermal tops.
  10. Fleece jacket.
  11. Fleece Wind-proved jacket (optional).
  12. A pair’s nylon hiking shorts which are quick drying one
  13. Underwear
  14. Two pairs of lightweight long underwear.
  15. Two pairs trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts
  16. Four pairs of liner warm socks
  17. A pair of light to medium weight waterproof hiking/trekking boots.
  18. A pair of light trekking shoes for camp/lodges
  19. A pair sandal (Optional)
  20. A water bottle.
  21. Head/Torch Light.

2. Medicines and First Aid Kits

  1. Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude-related headaches like DMX.
  2. Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.
  3. Imodium or Peptone besom, Flexon capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
  4. Diamox 125 or 250mg or 400mg tablets for altitude sickness.
  5. 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.

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14 days
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Season
Autumn/Spring
Region
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Dhorpatan Region
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Walking
Walking
5/6hrs
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Camping/ home stay
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Duration
Duration
14 days
Season
Season
Autumn/Spring
Region
Region
Dhorpatan Region
Grade
Grade
Advance
Altitude
Altitude
Walking
Walking
5/6hrs
Accommodation
Accommodation
Camping/ home stay
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