8 DaysKathmandu to Kathmandu Grade:
Trip style: Camping and Lodge where available
Transport: Private vehicle & flight
Best season: Feb-June / Sep-Nov
The land of grasslands and forests which is rich in diverse floras, faunas and diverse landscapes from high mountains to the deep gorges is Khaptad. The major attraction, Khaptad National Park (225 sq km) established in 1984 is the rich natural habitat for different bio diversities and is the religious and spiritually significant place, the home to Khaptad Swami (renowned hermit).
For the spiritual holiday seekers who wish to spend time on solitude with the nature, this is the perfect package. The park offers you to explore the 224 speices of medicinal herbs, 567 species of flowering plants, 270 species of birds, various species of wild animals including wild boar, ghoral, Himalayan black bear, yellow throat marten, rhesus monkey, langur and a lot more. Other attractions are Khaptad Doha, Nag Dhungs and Upper Tribeni. The biggest festival Ganga Dashara Carnival held in the last week of May is another aspect that attracts the visitors to this place when one can see the Far Western Nepal’s typical cultures and traditions.
A rarely visited place, Khaptad Nationa Park is travelled mostly on camping basis since the lodges are few around Khaptad. Extraordinary and unique, Khaptad tour can just be your next best holiday destination. Contact Nepal Adventure Team for more info.
Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu 1350m, transfer to hotel
Day 02:Preparation day in Kathmandu with optional sightseeing
Day 03:Fly to Dhangadhi and drive to Jhigrana 2250m, for overnight lodge stop
Day 04:Drive to Khaptad National Park, Camping.
Day 05:Explore Khaptad National Park 3000m, jungle safari and local excursion, Camping.
Day 06:Drive to Dhangadhi and overnight in lodge
Day 07:Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 08:International flight
If you want to extend your trip, you can do a lot more in this beautiful country, from soft adventure (ultra-light aircraft) to the extreme adventures (bungee jump, paragliding), historical and cultural sightseeing in or around Kathmandu valley, short hiking, etc