On the day of your arrival, we will pick you up at the airport. From the Airport, we will drop you at your hotel and in the evening you can visit nearby areas and inner corners of Kathmandu.
Khaptad Trek Itinerary
Day 1 Arrival at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 Fly from Kathmandu to Dhangadi (109 mt.). Overnight at guest house.
On the second day, we will fly from Kathmandu to Dhangadi. The 1 hour and 10 minutes flight are one of the longest domestic flights in Nepal. After reaching Dhangadi, we will spend overnight at a guest house.
Day 3 Dhangadi to Silgadhi (1,340 mt.). Driving 8-9 hours. Overnight at guest house.
From Dhangadi, we drive towards Silgadhi. The drive takes about 8-9 hours of bus ride. Silgadhi is a small hilly town and the district headquarter of Doti. We drive along Dandamarku, Sanagaon, Phulaut and numerous other places to reach Silgadhi.
Day 4 Silgadhi to Jhingrana (2,250 mt.). Walking for 6-7 hours. Overnight at guest house.
We will start our trekking on the 4th day. From Silgadhi, we will start marching towards Jhingrana. We pass through Baglek, Khetkhatte, and Kumalgaon during the day. The trek is divided into two halves where we trek to Baglek and stop there for lunch. Then, we walk to Jhingrana in the second half. The total trek for the day is about 6-7 hours.
Day 5 Jhingrana to Khaptad National Park (3,300 mt.). Walking for 7-8 hours. Overnight at guest house.
Jhingrana is the base camp of Khaptad National Park. From here we walk towards Khaptad National Park, which takes about 7-8 hours. The trail is full of steep hills void of any human settlements. As we take an uphill route, we will be welcomed with blooming flower of multiple variations with a scenic backdrop of mesmerizing mountains in the background.
Day 6 Explore around Khaptad National Park. Overnight at guest house.
On this day, we will explore Khaptad National Park. We will walk across the lush green meadows and walk along the forests. The path is laid with a plethora of wildlife and natural vegetation that creates a paradise-like to the trekkers. On this day, we will also visit the Khaptad Baba Ashram. The ashram premises truly offer a serene environment that seduces every person who desires to enjoy the silence of nature. We will further explore the area where we can find an amazing diversity of flora and fauna to captivate us.
Day 7 Explore Khaptad National Park. Overnight at guest house.
This day will also be dedicated to exploring more of Khaptad National Park. We start our exploring of the region with a gradual ascend around the region. We will visit the Khaptad Daha which marvelously reflects the surrounding environment. We will visit SahasraLinga which is a holy place which receives its sanctity from the Hindu mythology. After a day of exploring, we will descend back to rest our legs.
Day 8 Khaptad to Chainpur (1,296 mt.). Walking for 6-7 hours. Overnight at guest house.
On this day, we will trek from Khaptad to Chainpur. We slowly descend on a relatively easier path. We pass through a number of small villages with mixed ethnic inhabitants. The trail passes through villages of Bajhang which serve tasty tea and yogurt. The day has about 6-7 hours of walking in the store.
Day 9 Chainpur to Dhangadi (109 mt.). Driving 10-12 hours. Overnight at guest house.
Following the beautiful scenario and landscape, we will drive from Chainpur to Dhangadi. The scenic drive is too beautiful to not capture it in the frames of your camera. The total drive takes about 10-12 hours. We can rest upon reaching Dhangadi and explore around the city.
Day 10 Fly from Dhangadi to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.
From Dhangadi, we will fly back to Kathmandu. The flight takes about 1 hour and 10 minutes. On reaching Kathmandu, you can use your time to visit some of the World Heritage Sites like Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, and Boudhanath, durbar squares in Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur if time permits.
Day 11 Transfer to Airport for your final departure from Nepal.
On the final day of your stay in Nepal, we will drop you off at the Airport on your flight back home.