The Guerrilla Trek offers a remarkable journey through the heartland of post-conflict territory. The route passes through Myagdi, Rukum, and Rolpa, spectacular districts with low population density at the epicenter of Nepal’s ten year conflict (1996 to 2006), and homeland to many revolutionaries. At one time during this period, the region had an autonomous government in Banphikot, Rukum.
The land is blessed with wide-ranging natural resources and biodiversity, exemplified by its wildlife (60% of Dhorpatan Reserve lies in Rukum), captivating waterfalls, rivers, caves, and delightful lakes as well as the towering, sublime Himalaya to the north. Along the way, visit many sites that figure prominently in recent history in an area of immense peace, beauty and hospitality that is open, ready and willing to host tourists.
The trails outlined within are for the unique traveler seeking an experience that could long ago be had in Nepal’s well-established areas. This region will also be a pleasure to return visitors and all Nepal lovers.
While visiting this otherworldly area, another name may come to mind: The Shangrila Trek…follow it and be transported to a timeless land, after which the popular regions might lose appeal in favor of more off-beat travels in the undiscovered hills of Nepal, land of legendary hospitality.