DHORPATAN HUNTING RESERVE (1,325sq km)

Overview

Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve is the only area in Nepal where licensed hunting is allowed. The reserve adjoins Myagdi district and Baglung district, just below the Dhaulagiri range in west Nepal. The reserve begins at 3,000 m reaches as high as 7,000 m. Trees like fir, pine, birch, rhododendron, hemlock, oak, juniper, and spruce are available in the reserve, One of the prime attractions for hunters is the blue sheep, which is abundant in the area, Hunters also get pheasants and partridges in viable numbers for hunting. Other animals found here are a leopard, goral, serow, Himalayan tahr, Himalayan black bear, barking deer, wild boar, rhesus macaque, langur, and mouse hare, endangered and,also in the reserve are musk deer, wolf, red panda, cheer, pheasant, and Danphe.

Activities: Trophy hunting, game viewing

Accommodation: Camping

access: For days walk from Baglung which is 72 km from Pokhara by road

Best season: Mar-Apr, Oct-Nov, Jul-Sep (monsoon), Dec-Feb(cold, windy, snow)

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