18 days
Trip Level
Min 2 person
Group Size
3900 m

The Guerrilla Trail Trek,  newly explored trekking destination and offers real but a terrible history fighting between Nepal Government and Maoist. The trekkers must have a chance to see the routes and hideouts used by guerrillas during the trek. The maps and guidebooks of the Guerrilla Trek were co-produced by American Author Alonzo Lyons since it has a different section of time-frame for the trek. Finally, the Guerrilla Trail Trek believe to become а War Tourism Product in the Himalayan country Nepal.

The Guerrilla Trail brings you to a magical land with a colorful carpet of wild blossoms. Even more, green meadows and Rhododendron forests with the presence of more than a hundred species of birds and wildlife is. Leopard, bear, Musk deer and wild boar is another attraction of Guerrilla Trail Trek. Besides that, one can have sweeping views of Sisne, Putha Himal, Dhaulagiri in which mark the beautiful landscapes also — mainly populated by Magar since it is a lovely experience to have a close look at their way of life and culture. The trekkers can get the difference as well as unique adventure in the Guerrilla Trail Trek which is untouched by trekkers. Another reason, its local, original and authentic trekking. Indeed, the features of guerrilla Trail Trek is exploring the conflict of People war of Nepal.

Guerrilla Trail Trek: Highlights

follows the footsteps of the Maoist guerillas during the decade-long insurgency
Observe the Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve, home to a Tibetan refugee centre

Spectacular scenery, really admirable but a lifetime experience
Breathtaking view of the Dhaulagiri range and wide meadows with pine trees


Guerrilla Trail Trek itinerary 

1: Arrival day (1,300 m)
2: Free day and trek preparation.
3: Kathmandu to Beni Bazaar 830m. Eight hours drive by local bus.
4: Beni to Takam 1665m 6h00
5: Takam to Lamsung 2250m. 6h30
6: Lamsung to Gurjaghat 3020m. 7h00
7: Gurjaghat to Dhorpatan 2860m. 5h30
8: Dhorpatan to Nisi Dhor 2675m. 5h00
9: Nisi Dhor to Tallo Sera 3100m. 7h00
10: Tallo Sera to Rujhikhola 2225m. 6h00
11: Rujhikhola to Thabang 2000 m. 5h20
12: Thabang to Jaljale 3160m. 5h00
13: Jajala to Jelbang 1655m. 5h40
14: Jelbang to Suliochaur. 6h00
15: Sulichaur to Kathmandu (13 hours by bus but stopover en route to facilitate to join KTM)
16: Sulichour- Stop for a night in mid-route-Kathmandu.
17: Sightseeing in the heritage site of Kathmandu.
18: Final departure


Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)

Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you will greet and welcome by our agency’s representative in front of Arrival gate with Display board of Himalayan Exploration Treks then transfer to your Hotel.

Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.

During the free day in Kathmandu, you may have a chance to visit heritage site of Kathmandu valley, followed by pre-trip departure meeting regarding upcoming trekking peak climbing where you meet trek guide and others team members. They will brief you about the team formation, equipment and nature of peak climbing and others necessary information

Day 3: Kathmandu to Beni Bazaar 830m. Eight hours drive by local bus.

Early morning, We will leave to Beni by local bus. It takes eight hours drive and passing through the beautiful landscapes, forests, Rivers, and cities. In the late afternoon, we arrive in Beni.

Day 4: Beni to Takam 1665m (6h00 walk)

The first day of the adventure, we start from Beni to Takam taking by off-road experience until Durbang then walking 3 hours ahead to Takam.

Day 5: Takam to Lamsung 2250m (6h00 walk).

Today, we walk along the most war suffering area between Maoist and government during the political conflict in Nepal. It is the main effective area of war between Maoist and government during the political conflict. They will share their terrible experience of these periods

Day 6: Lamsung to Gurjaghat 3020m (7h00 walk)

The trail goes gradually climb up through dense, lush green pine forests with an opportunity to see musk deer along the trail. The green meadows on the ridge of the hill that offer views of Mt. Dhaulagiri massifs and the entire ranges up to Trans-Himalayas to the west.

Day 7: Gurjaghat to Dhorpatan 2860m (5h00 walk)

This day you are entering Baglung district where you have an opportunity to visit former Tibetan Refugee Camp in the year of 1950 and one of the famous hunting reserves in Nepal, Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve. Having hunted wildlife with a special permit is possible.

Day 8: Dhorpatan to Nisi Dhor 2675m. (5h00 walk)

The trail goes along the protected area. The area is known as the paradise for birds. It is possible to watch danphes, pheasants, and other migratory species that you have seen only in bird guides. Hard to imagine that people fought a war here. There are cow sheds in the monsoon, but in winter these high pastures are deserted

Day 9: Nisi Dhor to Tallo Sera 3100m (7h00 walk)

We cross the Baglung district to reach in Rukum district. Most of the inhabitants are typical and with the majority of Magar, an ethnic group of Nepal. It was former Maoist base area during the conflict period.

Day 10: Tallo Sera to Rujhikhola 2225m. (6h00 walk)

We walk to Lukum Village in Rukum where we can find the majority of ethnic Magars and Dalits(Marginal People of Nepal) of Nepal. This village looks like medieval untouched by the modern lifestyle.

Day 11: Rujhikhola to Thabang 2000 m. (5h00 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’ mortars shells dropped from helicopters. Many Maoists and local people were killed. But after The Republic of Nepal local infrastructure is being developed slowly.

Day 12: Thabang to Jaljale 3160m. (5h00 walk)

Main altitude point of this trek is Dharampani (3900m) in Jaljale from where we can have super magnificent views of Dhaulagiri Himalayan range to the east and Mt. Putha, Kanji Rowa, and others unnamed peak is recently known climbing peak and very famous Saipal Himal peak in the far west of Nepal. The place where the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) was given weapons training during the war.

Day 13: Jajala to Jelbang 1655m. 6h00 walk

We descend from the altitude in the mixed ethnic, cultural village.

Day 14: Jelbang to Suliochaur(6h00 walk)

We finally arrive in Rolpa district headquarter. It was the main headquarter of Maoist in midwest during the war. We can find local restaurants run by Maoist co-operatives. People are so kind and friendly. Some we meet the family was killed during the conflict.

Day 15: Sulichaur to Kathmandu (13 hours by bus)

It is the too long journey by bus, so we suggest to our clients that we can stop in mid-route to have local lodge or hotel to minimize the distance for next morning.

Day 16: Sulichour- Stop for a night in mid route-Kathmandu.

Due to long day drive to Kathmandu from Sulichaur. It will extremely tired travel by bus on the graveled road. So, better to spend a night in mid-route to maintain the tiredness.

Day 17: Sightseeing in heritage site of Kathmandu.

You have a free day, you might be interested in visiting the rest of the city and shopping or checking with Himalayan Exploration for immediate next adventures.

Day 18: Final departure

You will be transfer to airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight to your home country


DEPARTURE/RETURN  Kathmandu International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 3 hours before the flight.
All domestic flight, Hotel/Airport transfer
Accommodations in Kathmandu with breakfast
All accommodations in tents and all meals during the treks
All necessary documentation and permits
All ground transportation (as per mention in itinerary)
Professional guide and porters
A First Aid Kits
Applicable Government Taxes
International Airfare
Nepal Visa fee (advice to take accurate amount)
Meals in Kathmandu (except breakfast)
Personal Expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
Travel Insurance
Guide and Porter gratuity

Prices quoted and payable only in (US$ dollars). All prices published on our website set as low as possible. The Prices may vary at any time due to currency fluctuation, fuel prices, and unforeseen economic circumstances. But, we guarantee our prices which already signed up for your tour. Please consult us for a custom quote.

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