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Api Himal Trekking

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Api Himal (7132m) trekking track is out of sight in the western isolated area of Nepal. Api Himal trekking will let you enjoy and see different fantastic Himalayan panorama including Api Himal, Kappa chuli peak, Nandadevi, Rajramba and others. Also, during trekking in Api Himalaya region will notice Kalidhunga, the holy lake in this area.

And, you will spot wild animals, birds, swift rivers, secluded path and untouched lush forest and many more. The region comprise of the mixed community including the Bramin, Chhetri, Mahara, Bohora, Thekare, Jhakari and Lohar. They have own language and agriculture is their main occupation. You can also encounter the nomadic people like Route in this region. 
Api Himal trek is restricted trekking area; you need special permit from the government. Api Himal base camp trek is the camping treks where we have to manage the camp. You can best enjoy in this trek during autumn and spring season.

Come with Nepal Trek Adventure & expedition to make a trip to Api Himal which is wonderful yet fairly remote and untouched trekking destination in western Nepal. Hardly any of the tourists give visit to this place. This camp is named after Mt. Api (7,132m.) which is considered as the highest mountain of far-west Nepal.


Day by Day Itinerary for Api Himal Trekking

Day 01: Arrival, transfer to Hotel 

Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation 

Day 03: Fly to Dhangadi and Drive to Gokuleshwar 

Day 04: Gokuleshwor-Karkale (950m)

Day 05: Trek from Karkale to Chiureni (1,100m)

Day 06: Chiureni to Makarighat (1,800m)

Day 07: Makarighat trek to Seti (3,000m)

Day 08: Seti trek to Bayaligad (34,00m)

Day 09: Bayaligad Trek to Simar (3600m)

Day 10: Simar trek to Dhawaliwadar (3800m)

Day 11: Dhawalidwar trek to Base Camp (4,000m)

Day 12: Base Camp trek to Saheb Bagar (2,800m)

Day 13: Saheb Bagar trek to Makarighat (1,800m)

Day 14: Makarighat trek to Bitulechaur (1,200m)

Day 15: Bitule trek to Gokuleshwor (8,50m)

Day 16: Gokuleshwor to Dhangadi drive by bus about 14 hrs

Day 17: Fly Back To Kathmandu 

Detail Itinerary Api Himal Trekking

Day 01: Arrival, transfer to Hotel 
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, our representative greets you and assists you to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu, after resting; you will be provided the essential information regarding the trip in Nepal along with our fellow trekking staff for your adventurous trip. Overnight at Hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation 
Today, you will be visiting cultural word heritage sites in Kathmandu valley which is rich for its Newari culture and temples; the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the world biggest Stuppa, Boudhanath, Swoyambhunath Stupa (monkey temple) and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square, and incredible Kumari widely known as Living Goddess in Basantapur of central Kathmandu. 

Day 03: Fly to Dhangadi and Drive to Gokuleshwar 
From Kathmandu you take a wonderful flight with arresting view of Manaslu, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri Mountain will take you to far west Nepal Dhangadi, After Lunch in Dhangadi we will catch public transportation , the narrow road will take you to Gokuleshwar, where we will stay overnight at camp.

Day 04: Gokuleshwor-Karkale (950m.) 
We today begin to trek only after lunch we will hike through an area with picturesque peak view and striking landscape. After having lunch, we will start our trek. We will have to make about 2 hours straight walk and reach Karkale, where we will stay overnight at camp.

Day 05: Trek from Karkale to Chiureni (1,100m.)
From Karlkale, we will walk through stunning villages and farmland. On the way, we will cross countless hanging bridges. After walking for six and a half hours, we will reach Chiureni. In Nepali, Chiuri means butter tree. We will see many butter trees around our campsite and stay overnight at camp.

Day 06: Chiureni to Makarighat (1,800m.)
On this day our trekking trail follows the Chamliya Khola moving ahead from Chiureni. The trail goes to straight and some part narrow. 7 hours walk and stay overnight at camp.

Day 07: Makarighat trek to Seti (3,000m.)
Today we have to walk frequently uphill we have to climb 1200m. On the way we will see some villages and observe that settlements are very scattered. We can see pleasant Mountain View when walking for about six hours and stay overnight at camp at local school.

Day 08: Seti trek to Bayaligad (34,00m.)
From Seti the track goes to go up and move down again while we walk 2 hours then we will reached at Lawathi this is the last village of this trek, this place is known as Saheb Bagarâ many years ago trekkers were stay at that place so local people start to call Saheb Bagar. From here trail goes to uphill and walk through dense jungle. 5 hours walk and stay overnight at camp

Day 09: Bayaligad Trek to Simar (3600m.)
Today, we hike through thick jungle, the trail goes to tenderly up hill. During the summer season there is a kind of plant can be seen in this area the name of plant call Yarsagumba this is kind of Viagra 5 hours walk and stay overnight at camp.

Day 10: Simar trek to Dhawaliwadar (3800m.)
From Simar, today the trail is straight walk to Dhaliwadar it means cave as mention above in the past days nomadic people were used to stay at this cave. Today we will walk through greenery forest with Mountain View and need to cross some small stream. About five hours walk and stay overnight at camp

Day 11: Dhawalidwar trek to Base Camp (4,000m.)
Ascending up for about two hours from Dhawalidwar, we will be reached at Api Himal base camp. After having lunch go to holy lake and walking around the base camp and enjoy with stunning mountain views. Stay overnight at camp.

Day 12: Base Camp trek to Saheb Bagar (2,800m.)
After having breakfast we descend down to Saheb Bagar and go behind the same trail. It takes six hours walk and stay overnight at camp.

Day 13: Saheb Bagar trek to Makarighat (1,800m.)
Today, walking for six and half hours, you will reach Makarighat from Saheb Bagarand stay overnight at camp.

Day 14: Makarighat trek to Bitulechaur (1,200m.)
We walk on the same trail way back to Bitulechaur from Makarighat for six hours and stay overnight camp.

Day 15: Bitule trek to Gokuleshwor (8,50m.)
From Bitule, we walk through stunning villages six hours walk and stay overnight at camp.

Day 16: Gokuleshwor to Dhangadi drive by bus about 14 hrs
Travelling after 14 hours from bus we reach at Dhangadi. Here, you will have farewell dinner with porter and others supporting staff.

Day 17: Fly Back To Kathmandu 
After valediction with porter you will be checked in at airport for Kathmandu.

  • 17 days package to the western part of Nepal.
  • Restricted trekking area you need special permit from the Government.
  • Different cultures, religious people leaves here making agriculture their main occupation.
  • Different species of wild animals, birds, rivers and mountains.
  • Best during autumn and spring season.

INCLUSIVE COST HEADING:-

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop facility by private tourist vehicle.
  • Standard twin sharing accommodation in a two star hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Lodges, Guest house accommodation during the trek. (8 nights in a local lodge/teahouse while on trekking)
  • Trekking Map
  • 2 nights in Kathmandu with Breakfast
  • NTA licensed English speaking guide.
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag and all necessary trekking gears on HIRE.
  • Local area permit and other necessary paper work.
  • An experienced licensed holder Guide and Needed Porters as per as your group size. (MOSTLY 2 guest=1 porter)
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
  • FAREWELL dinner program in typical Nepali surrounding.
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
  • Official expenses.

EXCLUSIVE COST HEADINGS:-

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu. (Requires approximately USD 15 to 30 per person per day)
  • Lunch and Dinner while on Trekking. 
  • Extra Nights Hotel in Kathmandu
  • All conservation area and cultural heritage site entrance fees in city
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Any expense of personal nature.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
  • Personal trekking Equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (TIPS ARE ONLY EXPECTED NOT MANDATORY )
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Inclusive cost heading’.

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