Khaptad trek, khaptad national park trek

Khaptad national park, Khaptad trek

Khaptad National Park locates in Far Western region of NEPAL and offers you a beautiful variety of landscapes, with rolling green hills, moorlands, steep slopes and streams, where 567 species of flora have been recorded , including rhododendron forests, oak and pine forests. It makes Khaptad a perfect destination for the adventurer looking for a real experience wilderness.

Khaptad is a good habitat for spotting wildlife and birds, with 23 species of mammals and 287 types of birds. Mammal species symbolic of the park are leopard, Himalayan black bear, wild dog and musk deer. Bird species include the beautiful Impeyan pheasant ( Danphe; Nepal’s national bird), Peregrin falcon, the white rumped vulture and many types of partridges, flycatchers, bulbuls, cuckoos and eagles.

Beautiful scenery of far western mountains Api and Saipal Himalayan ranges can be observed from Khaptad.

Camping trek can be organized to khaptad. It can be a perfect destination for those who want to be really closer to nature and wilderness.


Day 1 : Flight Kathmandu – Dhangadhi

Day 2 : Drive Dhangadhi – Bajhang (also called Tamail) 9 hrs

Day 3 : Hike Bajhang (1300 m) to Khaptad Campsite (3020 m) 7 hrs

Day 4 : Explore Khaptad and visit Khaptad Baba Ashram (3020 m)

Day 5 : Khaptad Campsite (3020 m) – Bichpani Camp (2905 m) 5 hrs

Day 6 : Bichpani Camp (2905 m) – Silgadhi (1340 m) 5 hrs

Day 7 : Drive to Dhangadhi 9 hrs

Day 8 : Flight Dhangadhi – Kathmandu

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