Khaptad National Park was established in 1984 on the advice of the region’s holy man Khaptad Baba. The renowned Khaptad Baba Ashram, a religious site where Hindu pilgrims come to worship Shiva on the full moon of July–August each year, is located near the park headquarters. This park is visited by a few numbers of peoples. The landscape consists of moorland, steep slopes, and streams. 567 species of flora have been recorded in the protected area. Vegetation types include pine-rhododendron forest, oak forest and Himalayan fir-hemlock-oak forest and alder forest in riverine areas.
Our journey begins with a scenic flight to Nepalgunj and then drive to Silgadi. From here, the trekking starts to Khaptad headquarters where you will explore the flora and fauna of Khaptad National park and make our way back to Dhangadhi to take our flight to Kathmandu. In Khaptad National Park, we'll visit the Khaptad lake, Khaptad Baba Ashram with wonderful views of Mt. Api and Saipal. Since, the National park is known for peace, meditation & tranquility, the park has forbidden the butchering inside the park along with usage of alcohol and tobacco.
The most favorable month for this trek is from March to May and from October to November. These months are known as a pleasant month to visit Khaptad.
This itinerary is a guideline only and we will follow the itinerary as far as possible but due to weather conditions, health conditions, natural disasters and other unfavorable phenomenon your guide might decide to amend or cancel the itinerary for your own safety. Your guide will help you at any time with providing information regarding conditions and safety during the treks.
Continuing our return, we move towards Silgadi. For a change, we pass through the Uditola trail to reach Silgadi.
Accommodation: Overnight in best available lodge in Silgadi.
|1 night accommodation in 4*Yatri Suites and Spa or similar in Kathmandu on breakfast basis.|
|8-nights accommodation in available lodge throughout the trek in room only basis.|
|Flight Tickets from Kathmandu-Nepalgunj and Dhangadi- Kathmandu.|
|Guide: government licensed and experienced fluent English speaking trek guide.|
|All land transportation by private vehicle.|
|Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter).|
|Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation.|
|All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS).|
|Medical kit (carried by your trek leader.|
|Drinks / Beverages bill.|
|Tipping (Tips for guide, drivers and supporters).|
|Extras cost for up-grading rooms at hotels if/when applicable.|
|Emergency Rescue evacuation Insurance of any kind.|
|What’s not included in Includes.|
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