• Last updated on Jul 3, 2023

Looking for the best time to trophy hunting in Nepal. The best time determines the best trophy hunting in Nepal. Hunting is allowed only for the two seasons every year. The best time/season for hunting in Nepal is fall (October- November) and spring (March-April). These two seasons are perfect for hunting in Nepal. You could consider hunting in Nepal at which time would be suitable for you to hunt in Nepal. The remaining season is closed for the hunt except for these two seasons in Nepal.

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We have three of the best trophy hunting packages which are Blue Sheep (Nayaur) Hunting, Himalayan Tahr (Jharal) Hunting, and Combo (Nayaur and Jharal) Hunting. Blue Sheep Hunting is the most popular and demanding hunting package in Nepal. Combo hunting package is also famous among hunters in the world. But it is very tough to get a permit to hunt now everyone hunter. The department of national park and wildlife conservation has issued a limited quota of Blue Sheep and Himalayan Tahr every year. After being issued a quota, then we can hunt in Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve.

The Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve is the only reserve that allowed isolated species of animals to hunt in Nepal. The reserve is established in 1987 by the government of Nepal to conduct hunting tourism in Nepal. Dhorpatan Hunting reserve is situated in the remote western part of three districts Baglung, Myagdi, and Rukum in Nepal. The reserve covered an area of 1325 square kilometers and its elevation starts from 2850 meters to 5500 meters. You should consult with an expert before going to hunt in Nepal. It is also rich in flora and fauna. The Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve is perfect for any kind of trip in Nepal.

What to pack for hunting in the fall and spring seasons in Nepal?

If you going to hunt in the fall and spring seasons in Nepal, you should pack the following equipment. The essential equipment is highly recommended for you to hunt in Nepal as per the season. You need the best season and gear to hunt in Nepal.  


  • Sunhat (1 pair)
  • Headlight ( 1 pair) and extra batteries
  • Warm hat (1 pair)
  • Neck gaiter (1 or 2 pairs)
  • Sun cream (1 or 2 pcs)
  • Lip balm (1 or 2 pcs)
  • Sunglasses (1 pair)
  • Ear plugs


  • Quick dry-light T-shirt (1 or 2 pairs)
  • Long-sleeved shirt (1 or 2 pairs)
  • Warm hoodie
  • Down Jacket
  • Rain Jackets


  • Windproof gloves (1 or 2 pairs)
  • Light-weight windproof gloves (1 pair)
  • Trekking pole
  • Hand sanitizer

Lower Body

  • Rain Paint
  • Warm linear (1 or 2 pairs)
  • Wind/waterproof pants (1 pair)
  • Light-weight paint (1 or 2 pcs)
  • Knee warmer
  • Urinary bottle

Foot Wear

  • Hiking boat
  • Trekking boat
  • Socks (4 or 5 pairs)
  • Sandal or crocks
  • Gaiter
  • Crampon

Hunting gear

  • Spotting scope
  • Binoculars
  • Range finder
  • Rifle and ammo
  • Weapon license

Essentials but very important equipment

  • Travel insurance
  • Cash
  • Visa
  • Hotel booking
  • Sleeping bag (-20 or -30)
  • Sleeping linear
  • Pillowcase
  • Camera
  • Battery charger
  • Toothpaste and Toothbrush
  • Medication
  • Wet wipes
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Water bottle
  • Water purifier
  • Etc.

Is an internet facility available in Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve?

It is very difficult to get an internet facility in Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve. Internet access is too poor there. But you can use Data by local sim card.

Is there a hotel or tea house facility in Dhorpatan?

No, there is only a local guest house facility and you won't get any modern hotel and tea house in Dhorpatan.

Nepal hunting is on your bucket list? if yes, you can book your dream hunt of Nepal with us. We have three different packages available at an affordable cost. We are at your service, you can contact us any time.    

Sher Waiba

Sher Waiba

Mr. Waiba is a mountaineering and hunting expert in Nepal Himalaya. He has been organizing treks, tours, and hunting safari in Nepal. If you love any kind of adventure activities as well as hunting tours, you can contact him. You can also link to his social media: Facebook