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Guerrilla Trek Summary
- Guerrilla Trek Duration: 14 Days
- Highest Altitude: 4,620m/15,158 feet
- Trekking Hour: 6 Hours daily
- Group-Size: 1 – 10 People
- Best Time: March, April, May, October, November and December
- Trip Mode: Guest House
- Meals on hiking: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
- Transportation: Bus ride
Embark on a remarkable adventure through the hidden realms of Nepal with the fascinating Guerrilla Trek. This unique and off-the-beaten-path journey leads you through remote and unexplored territories, offering an enchanting blend of natural splendor and historical significance.
Nestled amidst the majestic Himalayas, the Guerrilla Trek presents a mesmerizing alternative to traditional routes. It unveils the beauty of secluded valleys, showcases the rich tapestry of local cultures, and unveils the allure of picturesque mountain ranges, adorned with vibrant Rhododendron forests. As you traverse this pristine landscape, you’ll be captivated by the diverse birdlife and the serenity of untouched rivers.
The trail winds through the vast expanse of the Dhorpatan region, renowned as Nepal’s sole hunting reserve. This isolated and newly promoted trek is well-suited for trekkers of all ages, seeking to escape the crowds and delve into the historical backdrop of Nepal’s ten years of revolution during the Maoists’ People’s Movement.
Astonishing encounters await you as you immerse yourself in the heart of Magar Shamanism culture and encounter various other ethnic groups. Witness the living history of the Maoist war and explore the tranquil beauty of Dhorpatan’s districts, with their fertile fields and heavenly landscapes.
Guerrilla Trekking unveils the pristine wilderness of Nepal, leading you deep into the heart of the Annapurna region. The trek offers unrivaled views of the awe-inspiring Dhaulagiri range, as well as the majestic Dogra and Putha Himal peaks.
Although not the most challenging of Nepal’s treks, the historical Guerrilla Hike can be experienced at any time of the year, except during the rainy season. However, prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey of discovery, where nature’s magnificence and Nepal’s revolutionary history converge to create an experience like no other.
How much does Guerrilla Trek Package Cost?
The cost of a Guerrilla trek package with a local Gokyo Treks Agency in Kathmandu Nepal ranges between US$ 1050 to US$ 1390. Of course, the Guerrilla package Trek cost will change as per the group size you are traveling to and the service you choose.
We also have special deals for group leaders. For example, if you could bring 10+ travelers (except you) on your trip, you are treated as a group leader. So you can hike the Guerrilla trek route free of cost.
However, we probably arrange private trips in order to avoid group tours with strangers. A private tour gives you a better experience on your hikes. If you value personalization, flexibility, and in-depth experiences, a private trip customized to your personal needs will be the best option.
It’s a standard trip package price for 2 week’s hikes in the Himalayan Territory. If you are 2 hikers Guerrilla trek cost US$ 1090 for 14 days. We can modify the price and trek route as per your wish also. Here is the price list for the Guerrilla hike.
Price Per Person for 14 days Guerrilla Trek Package.
|Number of Tourist
|Price Per Person
|4 to 6 person
|7 to 9 Person
|10 and more than 10 Person
If you’re wondering to know about what is included and what is excluded from this trip price, kindly check on the cost given on a tab button.
Guerrilla trek itinerary details
Now promoted guerrilla trek is a non-touristic trail is a historical off-beaten path trek route itinerary compared to most walks in the Himalayas. The particular route is designed for world explorers who wish to hike in a more relaxed manner. take a look at this itinerary. However for travelers who wish to do Guerrilla quickly but are walking with limited time wise then ask us for a tailor-made itinerary.1 Day Arrival at Kathmandu valley
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, we will receive you in a private vehicle and transfer you to a hotel in Kathmandu. Our representative will give you information about guerrilla trekking programs.
At morning after breakfast, a guide will come to pick you up at the hotel. You can drive to the Bus park – Bus station, and catch a coach to Beni. During your drive it takes roughly about eight hours to bus ride after Kathmandu.
Begin your journey in Beni Bazaar, nestled in the Myagdi district. Ascend approximately 24 kilometers along a rocky street to reach Darbang. From there, a rewarding 3-hour hike leads you to Takam, where you’ll be surrounded by majestic hills.
As the magic of the landscape unfolds, you’ll witness a truly untouched Nepal, reminiscent of the days before trekkers arrived. The locals, unaccustomed to outsiders, have compelling stories to share about the region’s history, including tales of war.
Stroll through dense pine forests, with musk deer darting through the undergrowth. The meadows at the edge offer breathtaking 180-degree views of the Dhaulagiri mountain range, extending up to Churen Himal on the west ridge.
Venture from Myagdi to the Baglung region and trek into the former Tibetan refugee camp, once renovated by a Swiss runway during the 1950s. This path leads you to Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve, where you can spot mountain goats and blue sheep.
An avian paradise awaits as you encounter pheasants and migratory bird species rarely seen outside of bird guides. It’s hard to imagine that this very place was once a battleground during the war. In winter, the high fields lay deserted, contrasting with the cow sheds found during the monsoon.
Traversing from Baglung to Rukum, you’ll immerse yourself in the Magar community and enter the former Maoist base region. The dense forests provide ample cover, making it an ideal hiding spot from helicopter patrols. This picturesque villages often host vibrant Magar festivities.
Hike to Lukum in Rukum, a town populated uniquely by Magars and Dalits (low cast). This is about more or less medieval Nepal these days.
Thabang serves as the cradle of the Maoist insurgency. Its dense forests allowed people to evade helicopter patrols during the war. The region has seen post-war improvements, and the hospitable locals warmly welcome visitors.
The most noteworthy point in Jaljale is Dharampani village. Dharapani is a nice place located at an altitude of 3,900 meters. In addition, there is an incredible view from Api Saipal in the west to Dhaulagiri in the east.
Presently we’re descending from the high mountains and the town is ethnically blended.
This is the place we at long last get to Rolpa district and the street head. Rolpa was likewise an agitator base zone and for a considerable lot of the ten years of war under absolute Maoist control. You can eat at one of the many collective cafés run by Maoist agreeable, where staffs are family members of the individuals who were executed in the fighting.
Presently, we’re descending from the high mountains, and the town is ethnically blended.
Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward to your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you a wonderful journey back home.
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How much does the Guerrilla trek package price?
Nepal’s historical Guerrilla trek package price US$ 1090 is the standard trek price on double occupancy basis. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZING YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGE PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS.
Amazing Guerrilla trek package price includes:
- Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicles.
- 2 nights double bedroom tourist standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu.
- Meals on full board (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) each day serve with hot tea/coffee during the trek
- Guest house basis trekking accommodation while on trekking days.
- Bus transfer from Kathmandu – Beni and Return bus from Sulichaur to Kathmandu as a round trip.
- Fully escorted trek with English-speaking license holder local guide and every 2 guests 1 Porter basis.
- Required Conservation area permits and TIMS permits for Trek Tours.
- Food and accommodation and salary of Nepali trekking staff.
- Insurance of trekking guide, and porters.
- Agency’s duffel bag (50 liters capacity) and trek poles if Necessary – return after the trek.
- First aid medical kit including Oximeter to check your Oxygen level, Pulse rate every day to save from high altitude risk.
- Updated Guerrilla trek map & trek completion certificate – keep as a souvenir.
- Nepal Government Tax, VAT, and as well as Company service charge.
Magic Guerrilla package trek price excludes:
- Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu city.
- Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls, and hot showers during the trekking.
- Tourist personal trekking equipment.
- Personal nature expenses, all types of drinks, and bar bills.
- Tourist’s travel insurance to cover helicopter rescue and evacuation in case of an emergency.
- Donation and monuments entrance fees.
- Gratuities for Cook, guide, and porters [Tip is a culture, so they expect highly].
We can organize a private Guerrilla trek starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
Question: Do I need the experience to do the Guerrilla trek?
Answer: Actually not! but it is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 5 hours daily with a lightweight day pack. Nevertheless, if you have little experience with hikes, it’s great.
Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on the Guerrilla trek?
Answer: We provide you with tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trekking routes. The rooms along the routes are clean with a cozy bed with a nice mattress and blankets. We recommend you take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent them while you are in Kathmandu.
Question: Is pick-up service available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?
Answer: Yes sure. If you provide us with your flight details then you should do a request then our representative will come to pick up you at Kathmandu international airport.
Question: What kind of food can I expect on this trek?
Answer: As you are going into the remote areas in Nepal, you should either have a meal at a local homestay. However, if you are on a camping trek, our professional cook cooks a various delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, egg curry rice, bread, soups, and fresh vegetables.
Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along with guerrilla trekking?
Answer: You can take a warm or cold shower at local houses for free everywhere. In spite of the fact that, if you are on a camping trek – we provide you hot water bucket then you will take a bucket shower.
Question: How do I get drinking water on Guerrilla Lodge trekking?
Answer: We recommend you buy aqua tabs and chlorine tablets to purify the water to drink. We advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these.
Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?
Answer: During the lodge trekking there will be more chances to charge the battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair in case. Remember to bring your adapters!
Question: Are there any communication facilities on the Guerrilla Lodge trek?
Answer: Yes, you can get telephone services as well as 3G internet services.
Question: Can I use credit cards in guerrilla trekking?
Answer: No credit card. Only cash is possible.
Question: When should I book my trip and what are the payment terms?
Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to adjust last-minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer a 20% advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Nepal.
Question: Who will carry my luggage on the Guerrilla trek?
Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porters carries a maximum of 25 kilos of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis.
Question: How much distance do I walk each day?
Answer: When walking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances for each day, however, you have to be prepared to walk for roughly about 5 hours each day.
Question: Do I need walking poles?
Answer: It is better to hike with walking poles. Learn how to use trekking poles for balance and stability, whether on the sidewalk or on trails. Walking poles can help prevent slips and falls. They are just recommended but not compulsory.
Question: How much additional money do I need per day?
Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on your trek.
Guerrilla trek highlights
- Learn about the historical Maoist guerillas in Rolpa and Rukum.
- Cultivated terrace, excellent views of Dhaulagiri to Gurja Himal 7,193m.
- Experience the Gurung and other ethnic groups and their local lives.
Notes for Guerrilla route trekkers:
The Guerrilla Trek information stated above is just a guide and standard template that we provide tourists. The trip is possible to modify at your request to accommodate your specific needs. Local politics, landslides, cancellation of local flights, transport, weather, or a multitude of other factors that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary en route.
It is, however, very incredible that the itinerary would be extensively altered. If alterations are necessary the leader will decide the best alternative option, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. When a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.
What makes the Guerrilla trek special?
Trek route was once a stronghold for the Maoist guerrillas. It’s important to note that some of these areas may still have remnants of the guerrilla activity and it’s important to follow local rules and regulations for safety reasons.
We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. Your safety and happiness are our concerns.
We are a team of professional, experienced, well-trained, and licensed local guides who know the destination much better than others. Not only this but also we give benefits to the local communities and help to conserve natural resources which reduced costs and consumption.
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