Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve
Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve is the only are in Nepal where licensed hunting is allowed. The reserve adjoins Myagdi district and Baglung district, just below the Dhaulagiri ranges in the west Nepal. The reserve beings at 3000 meters and reaches as high as 7000 meters. Trees like fir, pine, rhododendron, hemlock, oak, juniper and spruce are available in the reserve. One of the prime attractions for hunters is the blue Sheep, which is abundant in the area. Hunters also get pheasants and partridge in viable numbers for hunting. Other animals found here are leopard, ghoral, serow, Himalayan tahr, and Himalayan black bear, barking deer, wild boar, rhesus macaque, langur and mouse Hare. Endangered animals in the reserve are musk deer, wolf, red panda, cheer pheasant and Dhanfe.
Animal Hunting/Trophy Hunting is the main activities travelers do in this reserve. Since it is located in remote area, tented camping is accommodation here. Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve can be reached by 72 kilometers from Pokhara. March to April and October to November is the best time for travel here. Trekking in this is area also very nice.