Conflict Area Tour With Hill Safari in Nepal
Destination Nepal
Activity Tours in Nepal
Grade
Region Around Nepal
Max Altitude 0
Final Destination Around Nepal
Starts From Kathmandu
Ends At Kathmandu
Accomodation Hotel, Homestay
No. of Days 13
Preferred Season Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | July | Aug | Sept | Oct | Nov | Dec |
Activities Per Day Sight Seeing, Short Hiking

Conflict Area Tour With Hill Safari in Nepal 

With a special focus on the areas in western Nepal which had been long affected by a decade long internal conflict between Nepalese army under the autocratic regime and the local armed militia (Maoist), better known as People’s Liberation Army, we have crafted this unique tour package to preserve the history and flash to the whole world the pre and post war activities in certain designated places where activities were rampant amongst the PLA and Nepalese army. Conflict areas are abundant in natural beauty, rivers, hills and scintillating landscapes. The conflicts of the past itself is a history now.

We have tailored this tour package in conflict area of Nepal in such a way so as to get familiarized with the incidents and places; where and what actually happened. This package will hopefully bring lots of information especially to students, teachers, researchers and travelers from world around. Minute information regarding leaders like Prachanda, Baburam Bhattarai and Pasang will be revealed during your tour and you will get to know much more than you ever expected. Touring through the region will provide great opportunity to discover cultures of various ethnic groups, exceptional people’s lifestyles, people’s war history and places and vast pasture lands. This region is acknowledged as the epicenter of people’s war and a landmark for many revolutionary people.

Highlights

  • Day 1 Arrival Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel
  • Day 2 Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Day 3 Drive from Kathmandu Bhalubang
  • Day 4 Drive from Bhaluwang to Tulsipur en route visit Sadbariya, Lamahi, Kusum & Amiliya
  • Day 5 Drive from Tulsipur to Khalanga (Salyan) & Musikot
  • Day 6 Drive from Musikot to Tulsipur (via Kajeri, Chhayakshetra)
  • Day 7 Drive from Tulsipur to Ghartigaon
  • Day 8 Ghartigaon to Rangsi, back to Holeri via Gairigaon & Nuwagaon
  • Day 9 Drive from Holeri to Sulichaur via Swargadwari, overnight at Sulichaur
  • Day 10 Drive from Sulichaur to Thabang, overnight at Libang
  • Day 11 Drive from Libang to Bhalubang via Swargadwari, overnight at Bhalubang
  • Day 12 Drive back from Bhalubang to Kathmandu
  • Day 13 Final departure from Kathmandu
  • Day 1(Arrival Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel)
    Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu, you will be greeted by Red Carpet Tours and Travels representative(s) and you will then be transferred to a pre-specified hotel. After conducting the hotel check-in procedure, you can either take a rest or hang around in the city depending on your interest and time constraint. In the evening, there will be a pre-trip discussion and introduction with your tour guide. You will have an opportunity to ask any questions related to the tour program. Overnight in the hotel itself.
  • Day 2(Kathmandu Sightseeing)
    After having breakfast in the hotel, you will rendezvous with your tour guide and then embark upon a sightseeing program, which will lead you to various historical and spiritual sites in Kathmandu valley. Some of these landmarks are considered UNESCO World Heritage Sites; The  Durbar Squares(Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan), the sacred Hindu temple of Lord Pashupatinath, the famous Buddhists stupas Swyambhunath & Bouddhanath amongst which  Bouddhanath is considered the biggest Buddhist stupa in the world. You will be returning to the hotel for the night. 
  • Day 3(Drive from Kathmandu Bhalubang)
    ·        After breakfast, you will be driving to Bhalubang which is about 10 hours drive from Kathmandu. You will have a short break for half an hour at Muglin, during which you will also be provided with lunch. Then you will proceed to Gorusinge. At Goursinge, you will be stopping for refreshments for half an hour. Then you will drive further to Bhalubang. Overnight stay at Bhalubang.       Bhaluwang: During the people’s war, on 13th October 2003, at least 42             police recruits and 9 Maoists were killed when an estimated 3,000                   Maoists attempted to storm a Police Training Center in Bhalubang.
  • Day 4(Drive from Bhaluwang to Tulsipur en route visit Sadbariya, Lamahi, Kusum & Amiliya)
  • Day 5(Drive from Tulsipur to Khalanga (Salyan) & Musikot)
    ·        After breakfast, you will drive towards Musikot, which is approximately 150 kms and takes about 7 hours of drive. You will divert your way slightly and stop at Khalanga for lunch. After spending about one hour in Khalanga, we drive to Musikot and stay overnight either at a lodge or homestay.         Khalanga: is the headquarters of Salyan District in the mid-west 'hills' of Nepal. One can enjoy the view of Sisne Himal from here and also make a purchase of the famous Sirupati Khukuri.           Musikot: also called Jhumlikhalanga is the headquarters of Rukum District in Rapti Zone of central Nepal. During people’s war in 2001 to 2008 the headquarter was surrounded by barbed wire by state security personnel due to which people could not walk from one place to another.           Baghmare: is a town and Village Developmant Committee Dang Deukhuri District in the Rapti Zone of south-western Nepal. During people’s war Security forces seized 400 kgs of rice, 200 kgs of lentil, 300 kgs of beaten rice and large quantities of edible oil and spices from Baghmare area from the Maoists.         Kaprichaur & Jagatipur: Kaprichaur is a village development committee in Surkhet District in the Bheri Zone of mid-western Nepal. Jagatipur is a  village development committee in Jajarkot District in the Bheri Zone of mid-western Nepal.
  • Day 6(Drive from Musikot to Tulsipur (via Kajeri, Chhayakshetra))
    ·        You will begin your journey from Musikot following the route via Kajeri & Chhayakshetra. You will stop for lunch at Chhayakshetra and after lunch we proceed towards Tulsipur, overnight stay at hotel in Tulsipur.         Kajeri & Chhayakshetra:  Kajeri is a village development committee in Salyan District in the Rapti Zone of western-central Nepal. On 25thSeptember 2005 Insurgents abducted over 200 civilians from Chhayakshetra, Karagithi and Triveni VDCs in Salyan district. 
  • Day 7(Drive from Tulsipur to Ghartigaon )
    ·        After breakfast at Tulsipur, You will drive to Ghartigaon which is approximately at 7 hours drive from Tulsipur. En route You will be stopping at Kapurkot for 30 min, then at Jugar for one hour. Then you will stop at Tila for lunch and after lunch you will stop at Hanning for 30 min and finally reach Ghartigaon and stay overnight at a lodge or homestay.         Kapurkot: also known as Dhanwang is a village development committee in Salyan District in the Rapti Zone of western-central Nepal. This windy hilltop at 2,000 m is also at a point where the Maoist-infested districts of Dang, Salyan and Rolpa meet.         Jugar, Tila & Hanning: These are the places where several wards of the VDC were searched, looted and women were raped by police from Holeri, Jugar, Tila Hanning andGhartigaon police post of Rolpa and Kapurkot of Salyan district.         Ghartigaon: is a village development committee in Rolpa District in the Rapti Zone of north-eastern Nepal. This was the second headquarter of the district during pro people’s war in Nepal. On 19thFebruary, 2000 the PLA completely destroyed the base camp seizing all the weapons, capturing all the foodstuff and distributing it to the poor people and planned the arrest of the then CDO. 
  • Day 8(Ghartigaon to Rangsi, back to Holeri via Gairigaon & Nuwagaon)
    ·        After breakfast, you will proceed towards Rangsi which is at about 2 hours drive from Ghartigaon and spend about an hour there. Then you will backtrack towards Holeri. On our way back we stop for lunch at Ghartigaon. After lunch we drive to Holeri and overnight stay at hotel or homestay.         Rangsi: is a village development committee in Rukum District in the Rapti Zone of western Nepal. This is the place where Pasang, the then proficient deputy military commander of CPN (Maoist) and PLA, was born.          Holeri: a small marketplace of the hilly district, went through a nightmare for years since the Maoists launched their ‘people’s war’ introducing this remote area as the origin of the war. In the past, Holeri was the symbol of terror. The incident of Holeri attack on 12th February, 1996 and the Holeri raid on 12th July, 2001 where 71 police were arrested at the same time evaluated that it could intensively propagate the Maoists’ People’s war even at the international level.
  • Day 9(Drive from Holeri to Sulichaur via Swargadwari, overnight at Sulichaur)
    ·        After breakfast at Holeri, you will drive to Sulichaur through Bhingri. You will stop at Swargadwari for lunch, and after lunch you will drive further and reach Sulichaur. Overnight stay at a lodge or homestay.           Sulichaur: is a lively market town nine hours’ drive from Kathmandu. During the people’s war, there was a shortage of medicines in the market and people faced severe problems. Sales of alcohol was banned during the war period, however you could make it and consume in your own house. At present, all the things that were banned by the Maoists for 10 years have gone back to the old ways. The social changes that Maoists tried to bring did not materialize. 
  • Day 10(Drive from Sulichaur to Thabang, overnight at Libang)
    ·        After early breakfast,  you will spend some time scouting places in Sulichaur, then drive to Thabang via Khumel and Libang. After lunch at Thabang, you will walk through Thabang village to understand and visualize activities during people’s war. Then you will drive back to Libang and overnight stay at Hotel Lali Gurans.           Libang: the district headquarters of Rolpa, during the insurgency period had been fenced off with barbed wire and the villagers had to pass through security checks before entering and leaving the town. It looked like a garrison town but the residents and government employees felt secure. This place had crisis for six long years due to unofficial curfew every evening and reports of people being killed every day during that time period.         Thabang: is a small village cloistered on the mid-western hill in Rolpa district with mostly ethnic Kham Magar community. Thabang suffered some of the worst devastations during people’s war as the army repeatedly bombed the guerrillas’ power base in series of deadly night raids. During the insurgency, the Maoists made Thabang the capital of their revolution. Almost all houses served as shelters for the rebels, and most people gave up their possessions and even their lives to the 'people's war'.
  • Day 11(Drive from Libang to Bhalubang via Swargadwari, overnight at Bhalubang)
    ·        After breakfast at Libang, we drive back to Bhalubang following the route via Swargadwari. We make a brief stop at Swargadwari. Lunch at Swargadwari and then we drive further to Bhalubang where we make an overnight stay at a hotel.         Swargadwari: is a hilltop temple complex and pilgrimage site in Pyuthan District, Nepal commemorating the special role of cows in Hinduism.
  • Day 12(Drive back from Bhalubang to Kathmandu)
    ·        After early breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu. We stop for lunch at Butwal and after a brief stop we proceed our drive towards the valley. We stop briefly at Naubise or Dharke for quick snacks, finally reaching Kathmandu, transfer to hotel and overnight stay.
  • Day 13(Final departure from Kathmandu)
    ·        You will be transferred to the airport as per your departure schedule. Or you can prolong your stay for engaging yourself in other activities here in Kathmandu.  NOTE: We will customize the itinerary as per the requirement of the customer(s). For Trip Cost and other information, please contact us.

Cost Includes

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel/Guest house/homestay accommodation in all places
  • 3 Meals a day
  • All land transportation as per the itinerary
  • An experienced multi lingual guide in the tour
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry Visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • Emergency rescue
  • Extra luggage
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend

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