Gorilla Trekking in Nepal is newly opened trekking route of Nepal. If you are seeking for the place from where the Maoists revolution and the decade-long civil war started in Nepal then this is the best package. Gorilla trekking is very popular in some of the places in Africa which were declared as the war zone. Nepal Unique Treks and Expedition offers this amazing package to witness the place of great history of modern Nepal.
The journey is full of authentic rural Nepal villages. During the trip of the Gorilla Trekking, you will come across the Mongolian and Aryan tribes of Nepal. The journey would be of 17 days full of adventure and culture. The major destination of the Gorilla trek is the Rukum district of Nepal. This is the very place from where the Maoists who are in normal political these days started the civil war. There are presences of numerous landmark houses where the Maoists did the meetings and were attacked. The place still has the various bunkers and war holes. The people of the Rukum district of Nepal recently launched the idea of a homestay in the zone. Lots of the domestic and international tourists have shown great interest in the place and its history.
The journey starts from the Beni bazaar and ends in the Sulichour. The journey too passes by the famous hunting reserve of Nepal the Dhorpatan Hunting Conservation Park. The major animals and the birds that are present in the region are Thar, Blue Sheep, Bharal and other mysterious Himalayan animals. Lots of the hunters too come to Nepal for the hunting. The journey then heads to the Rukum district. The majority of the people living in the area are Magars while others too reside harmoniously. You can observe the war emotions, sentiments and the culture of such multi-ethnic people in the region. The Himalayas that you will see in this trekking are of Api Himal, Saipal Himal, and Dhaulagiri Range Mountains.
Book the awesome package of the modern historical significant place of Nepal via Gorilla trekking. Don’t miss out to witness the place where the deadly civil war started in Nepal.
Day 1: Open arrival in Tribhuvan international airport transfer to the hotel, overnight stay at hotel
Day 2: Kathmandu valley sight seen, at the evening trekking gear preparation and well come dinner at Nepali typical cultural restaurant, overnight stay at hotel
Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Beni 830m (8 hours by bus) overnight stay at local guest house
Day 4: Beni – Takam: 5/6 hrs, 1665m
Beni Is headquarters of Mygdi which is popular for official and local business junction, we follow a gravel road for 24km to Darbang Mgar Village and start walking to Takam, three hour walk away with Gurjal, Himal towering overhead. Overnight stay at camp
Day 5: Takam-Lamsung: About 6-7hrs of walk, 2250 m
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 feigners and have a lot of stories to tell about the war. Overnight stay at camp,
Day 6: Lamsung-Gurjaghat: About 7hrs of walk, 3020 m
Ascend through dense pine forests, with musk deer barking in the bushes. The grazing land on the ridge offer 180 degree views of Dhaulagiri the entire range up to Churen Himal in the west. Overnight stay at camp,
Day 7: Gurjaghat-Dhorpatan: About 5-hrs of walk, 2860 m
You cross over from Myagdi to Baglung and into the former Tibetan refugee camp which was serviced by an airfield built by the Swiss in the 1950s. This is also the entrance to Dhorpatan, a Hunting Reserve, where you can spot mountain goats and blue sheeps(Bharal). Overnight stay at camp
Day 8: Dhorpatan-Nisi Dhor: About 5-6hrs of walk,
This is a heaven for birds. Watch danphes (national bird of Nepal) pheasants, and other migratory sorts that you have seen only in bird guides. Stiff to imagine that people fought a war here. There are cow sheds in the monsoon, but in the winter these high pastures are deserted. O/N camp at
Day 9: Nisi Dhor-Tallo Sera: About 6-7hrs of walk,
Traverse over from Baglung to Rukum into Magar region and enter the former Maoist base area. There are dense forests all the way, so it must have been easy to hide here during the insurgency. The villages are picturesque and there is always some kind of Magar festival going on. O/N camp at
Day 10: Tallo Sera-Rujhikhola: About 6-7hrs of walk,
Hike to Lukum in Rukum, a village populated only by Magars and Dalits (low cast).
This is about as medieval as it gets in Nepal nowadays. O/N camp at
Day 11: Rujhikhola-Thabang: About 5-6hrs of walk,
Thabang is the cradle of the Maoist revolution. It was damaged in army attacks and parts of the town were 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.
Day 12: Thabang-Jaljale: About 5-6hrs walk,
The highest point in Jaljale is Dharampani (3900m) and there is a great view from Apisaipal in the west to Dhaulagiri in the east. O/N camp at
Day 13: Jajala to Jelbang: About 6-7hrs walk,
Now we're moving down from the high mountains and the village is ethnically mixed.
Day 14: Jelbang-Suliochaur: About 6-7hrs of walk,
This is where we finally get to Rolpa and the road head. Rolpa was also a rebel base area and for many of the ten years of war under total Maoist control. You can eat at one of the many commune restaurants run by Maoist cooperative, where staff is relatives of those who were killed in the war. O/N camp at
Day 15: Sulichaur to Kathmandu (13 hours by bus)
Day 16: Day free
Day 17: Departure to the international airport
All ground Transportation as per mentioned in the itinerary
full board trekking in a lodge to lodge (Tea House) (except the beverage
Responsible, experience English-speaking Trekking guide and necessary helper guides (Sherpa's)
During the trek One porter for 2 persons
National Park Fee, TIMS car all official document
Four night hotel in Kathmandu
travel insurance for guide porter
Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu
Any expenses caused by reason beyond our control such as roadblock due to natural climates and accidents and unforeseen events. Etc…
Personal insurance (medical / repatriation of the participants)
Personal trekking equipment
tips for trekking staff
Drinking water, alcohol, hot shower for during a trekking