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Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve

Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve is only one hunting reserve of Nepal established in 1987. It covers an area of 1,325 square km ( 512 square mile) western part of Nepal in Dhaulagiri Himal Renge. It adjoins Rukum, Myagdi and Baglung districts. Management objectives of the reserve allow sports trophy hunting and preserve a representative high altitude ecosystem in western Nepal. This single hunting reserve of Nepal fullfill to meet the needs of hunting for Nepalese and foreign hunters of Bluesheep, Himalayan Tahr and some game animal Leopard, Goral, Serow, Himalayan Black Bear, Barking Deer, Muntjac & Wildbour etc. But now here are only four hunting animal are allowed to hunt in this reserve and whole Nepal. There are also some endangered animals as like Musk Deer, Wolf, Red Panda, Cheer Pleasant and Danphe in this Reserve.

Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve is dividing in six hunting block for the management of best sport trophy hunting, stop poaching and preserve a representative eco system.

Hunting Blocks and Animals

Hunting Block & Hunting Animal:

Southern Hunting Block:
1) Falguna ----------------- Bluesheep & Himalayan Tahr.
2) Barse ------------------- Bluesheep
3) Gustang ---------------- Bluesheep & Himalayan Tahr
4) Surtibang -------------- Himalayan Tahr

Northern Hunting Block:
1) Seng ------------------ Bluesheep & Himalayan Tahr.
2) Dogadi ---------------- Bluesheep & Himalayan Tahr.
3) Sundaha -------------- Bluesheep & Himalayan Tahr.


The higher elevations remain snow-capped throughout the year. ALtitudes vary from 3000 meter to more than 8,000 meter ( Dhaulagiri Himal). The flat meadows above tree line 4000 meter, locally known as Patans, are important for animal like the Bluesheep and other herbivores.


The monsoon fasts until the beginning of october. Daytime temperatures are very low during winter due to strong winds. Higher elevations remain covered with cloud in the morning, later clouds are cleared by the wind. Snow may occur even at low elevation until early April, however, it soon melts.

Flora & Fluna:

The reserve is characterized by alpine, sub alpine and high temperate vegetation. Common plant species include fir, pine and birch, rhododendron, hemlock, oak, juniper and spruce, pasturelands occupy more than 50% of the total area of the reserve at higher elevation.

Our Hunting Packages

Bluesheep Hunting

Nepal is real highland place in the world. Bluesheep is main hunting species of Nepal Hunting. Bluesheep hunting is challenging, breathtaking and un-paralled sport trophy hunting...

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Himalayan Tahr Hunting

Himalayan Tahr Hunting in Nepal is neturally tahr hunting in the world. You can have tahr hunting in New Zealand and England too but these are not neturally as like Nepal which was taken from Nepal...

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Combo Hunt

Nepal is one of the best higland real adventure hunting place in the world. Nepal known as challenging, breathtaking and un-paralleled hunting place in the world. These three words describe about Bluesheep & Himalayan Tahr...

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