Hunting tahr in the Mountains.

by Baba

Wanna go for hunting at ” Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve” ?

A Tourist after hunting tahr

A tourist relaxing after successfully hunting tahr
Head of tahr
Head of a hunted tahr.

Some information regarding hunting at Dhorpatan.

Area for hunting : Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve.
Best season for hunting : MARCH ,APRIL ,OCTOBER and NOVEMBER
Current available hunting : Himalayan Tahr,Blue Sheep, Wild Boar,Barking Deer, Spotted Deer, Barking Deer, Wild Boar.
Current price for hunting Tahr:
1 hunter hunting 1 Himalayan Tahr : $8900
License / permits : $1500
Local development fee : $500
Hiring helicopter to hunt : $12000

How to reach Dhorpatan ?
You will get public bus service from Kathmandu to Tansen-Tamgash i from where you will have to walk three days. Alternatively you may chart a helicopter from Kathmandu , capital city of Nepal.

{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

Dr Kashi Ram Kunwar January 8, 2010 at 9:11 pm

You can fly by Pilatus porter from kathmandu aa well as from Pokhara.
You can also fly by helicopter from Pokhara. or take a Bus or Jeep from Kathmandu, Butwal, Pokhara which go directly upto Burtibang of Baglung and one can walk upto “Dhopatan in 4-5 hours or so.
It is magnificient place. You must visit.
you can also use Dhorpatan circuit for trekking via Myagdi or Burtibang.

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Nepali Hunter Shamsher Parajuli June 14, 2011 at 9:14 am

Hay krishna bro, there is two option to go dhorpatan hunting reseve one is by overland and another is by helicopter. Now also we can use pilatas porter which is cheaper than helicopter. I have very good experience of nepal hunting of bluesheep. I have more good photos if you want to put contact me…

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Kendall Auringer August 27, 2011 at 9:47 am

Sorry if this is the wrong place to ask, but I am just getting into hunting with my son. We live near Richmond, VA, and wanted to try Rasawek Hunting Preserve, but we couldn’t find any reviews of it. It’s about an hour west of Richmond: 2861 Hadensville-Fife Rd, Goochland, VA 23063 804-467-9000 Is it any good?

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