Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve
Activities: Wildlife viewing, trophy hunting
Animals: Blue sheep, leopard, ghoral, serow, Himalayan tahr, Himalayan black bear, barking deer, wild boar, rhesus macaque, langur, mouse hare; endangered species include musk deer, wolf, red panda
Birds: 137 species including pheasants, partridges; endangered species include cheer pheasant and danphe
Access: Four days’ walk from Baglung, which is 72 km from Pokhara by road
Best Season: March-April, October-November; July-September (monsoon), December-February (cold, windy, snow)
Reserve Headquarters: Dhorpatan
Entrance Fee: Please contact the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (DNPWC) www.dnpwc.gov.np for the latest information.