Khaptad Trek

KHAPTAD TREK (Spiritual Destination)

Khaptad area (3000m) lies on far western region of Nepal located at the meet point of Bajhang, Bajura, Doti and Achham Districts of the Seti zone. It is not totally explored area for foreigners due to remote part of country. The National park "Khaptad National Park" established on 1984 has extra ordinary eco system with huge variety of vegetation ranging from sub-tropical forest in the lower altitudes to temperate forests on the Khaptad plateau. The National park is rich on flora and fauna such as oak and rhododendron in the higher area. There are more than 224 species of medical herbs, about 11 percent of flowering plants of Nepal,270 species of birds, various species of animals. This area is also well known as the place of "Khaptad Baba" who was great master of society having religious & social philosophy.

Near to Khaptad there is another destination called Ramaroshan which covers 12 small lakes & 18 green pastures known as Patans (Local Language), the spectacular views of Mt Api, Mt. Saipal & Mt. Malika can be seen from the top of Patans. On the north part of Ramaroshan there are unbroken series of natural sedimentary rocks, the gift of Nature.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Best Monthsof Visit: March – May / September - November
Accommodation: Tented camps intrek/ Hotels in Kathmandu & Nepalgunj
Group size: 2 and above
Meal Plan: Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) in Trekking
Guide: English speaking guide with Cook & Helpers
Domestic flight: Kathmandu - Nepalgunj /Sanfebagar - Nepalgunj – Kathmandu.
Group Leader: Nepali group leader as per request of the group
Trek starts: Nepalgunj
Trekends:  Sanfebagar
DepartureDates: upon request
Staffs: Trekking guide, Sherpas, Cook with all Kitchen / Camping crew
Trek Grade: 1, 2,3,4,5
Cost: Depends up on trekking arrangement

TENTATIVE ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu

Day 02: Fly Kathmandu to Nepalgunj (198m)

Day 03: Drive to Gopghat, Doti (628m)

Day 04: Trek to Dehimandu (1848m).

Day 05: Trek to Mattepani (2253m

Day 06: Trek to Bitchpani (2988m

Day 07: Trek to Khaptad (3110m

Day 08: Explore Khaptad area.

Day 09: Explore Ramaroshan area

Day 10: Explore Ramaroshan area

Day 11: Trek to Patal

Day 12: Trek Santada

Day 13: Trek to Jayagadh

Day 14: Trek to Sanfebagar

Day 15:   Fly Sanfebagar  - Nepalganja – Kathmandu

COST INCLUDE

  • Trekking permit fees as per program
  • National Park and TIMS Permits
  • Equipment: Trekking tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table and chairs, Mattresses during the trekking.
  • Food for trekking (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Mountain Guide, Cook, Kitchen & necessary porters, Yaks or Pony.
  • Local transportation Airport - Hotel - Airport by private vehicle
  • Domestic flight arrangement as per program
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu & Nepalgunj on bed & breakfast basis
  • Trekking insurance with Medical insurance for trekking staffs
  • Trekking allowance, food allowance for trekking crews
  • flight ticket and land transportation for Trekking staffs
  • All Government Tax &Service charge to company

COST EXCLUDES

  • PERSONAL equipment for Trekking
  • Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal
  • Lunch& dinner in Kathmandu & Nepalgunj
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation (incase needed)
  • Trekking Sleeping bag
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping (Tips) for staff
  • Filmy permit for National park (Only for shooting camera)
  • Bar bills & Beverages

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Trip Facts

  • Trip Days: 15 Days
  • Best Time: Mar- May, Sep- Nov
  • Difficulty: Moderate