Khaptad National Park Tour

Khaptad National Park Tour

  • Max Altitude 3,276 m
  • Vehicle Bus and Jeep
  • Best Season Spring and Autumn
  • Trip Duration 8 days

Trip Overview

Khaptad National Park is in Nepal’s far western area. With a total area of 225 square kilometers and a distant location, this national park is one of Nepal’s non-touristic national parks. Furthermore. it is where Late Khaptad Swami lived ( Baba). Khaptad Baba, a renowned spiritual saint, spent his 50 years meditating and worshiping. It has religious significance for Hindus, as well as natural beauty. The park is also a rich natural ecosystem, with undulating hills of grasslands and woods of subtropical, temperate, and subalpine vegetation.

The park is also a rich natural ecosystem, with undulating hills of grasslands and woods of subtropical, temperate, and subalpine vegetation. This park has 224 medicinal herb species and 270 bird species, with the most common being different forms of impheyan pheasant, partridges, flycatchers, bulbuls, cuckoos, and eagles. Barking deer, wild boar, ghoral, Himalayan black bear, yellow-throated marten, rhesus monkey, and langur monkey are among the park’s inhabitants. On the way to its headquarters, the park stops in Tribeni for more holy views.

Similarly, this region is surrounded by various historical temples, and every Jestha Purnima, a Ganga Dashhara festival is held here. At 3200 meters, Sahashra Linga, the park’s highest point, is another holy place. Ganesh Temple, Nagdhunga, and Kedardhunga are among the park’s other religious sites. In addition, these locations are great for meditation. Khaptad Lake, located to the northeast of the park, hosts a festival in August and September. The festival provides guests with a unique opportunity to experience far western culture and lifestyle. The months of March to May and October to November are ideal for visiting Khaptad National Park.

On this trip

Likewise, the Khaptad Trip, located in Nepal’s Far Western Region, is an off-the-beaten-path journey that attracts only a few hikers each year. Moreover, this is the best hike for anyone looking for a sense of actual wildness, biodiversity, and greenery. Furthermore, Khaptad gets its name from the famous Spiritual Saint Khaptad Baba,’ who meditated for 50 years and gave the region its name. Because of its remote location, Khaptad has seen little development in terms of tourism and infrastructure, making it a perfect hiking destination for those seeking an authentically unspoiled experience. Therefore, the Khaptad National Park Tour is the best.

Our journey begins with an unforgettable flight to Nepalgunj, followed by a scenic drive to Silgadi. From here, you’ll begin your journey to Khaptad headquarters, where you’ll learn about the park’s flora and fauna before returning to Dhangadhi to catch our aircraft to Kathmandu. In Khaptad National Park, we’ll visit Khaptad Lake and Khaptad Baba Ashram, which give beautiful views of Mt. Api and Saipal.

Khaptad National park

Khaptad National Park was founded in 1984 under the guidance of the region’s spiritual man, Khaptad Baba. The renowned Khaptad Baba Ashram, located near the park headquarters, is a hallowed spot where Hindu pilgrims gather to worship Shiva during the full moon of July–August each year. This park attracts a minimal number of visitors. The scenery includes moorland, steep slopes, and streams. 567 plant species have been discovered in the protected area. Pine-rhododendron forest, oak forest, Himalayan fir-hemlock-oak forest, and alder woodland are some of the vegetation types found in riverine environments.


  • It’s a magnificent experience to trek to the most distant Khaptad National Park, where Khaptad Baba meditated for 50 years.
  • In this biodiverse area, bird watching, wild animals, medicinal herbs, and patents are all popular pastimes.
  • Visit the Sacred Triveni Dham for a breathtaking vista of Mt. Saipal (7,031 m).
  • Take in the Tharu culture and people of the Far Western Region.
  • Ancient Villages in the Far Western Region are worth a visit.
  • Enjoy the cuisine and warmth of Nepal.


Day 01

Arrival Kathmandu

After one’s arrival to the city, they will be transferred with assistance to the hotel, Overnight at a hotel.

Day 02

Drive to Jigrana

Similarly, after we arrive at Dhangadi we will drive to Jigrana by private vehicle. While driving from Dhangadi to Jigrana. During the road journey from Dhangadi to Jigrana, one will experience the ultimate beauty of the surroundings. Which will add value to one’s Kapthad National Park Tour.

Day 03

Drive to Khaptad National Park

This is the shortest day of our tour. In Khaptad National Park, we continue our adventure through the sub-alpine woods. Along the way, you’ll be able to see the vestiges of snow melting into small rivers and springs. We’ll arrive at BukiDahi, the beginning point for the national park’s jewel, the huge green meadows, after a short stroll. On a stone path, the hike continues through grasslands and pastures (named Patan in Nepali). On the route from BukiDahi, we’ll stop at the simple temple of Sitapaila and the Tribeni temple, which is a temple of three rivers.

Day 04

Explore Khaptad National Park

We’ll begin our sightseeing in Khaptad because it’s a leisure day. Khaptad National Park offers a variety of activities, including hiking to KhaptadDaha Lake, a tiny lake that may be reached in 1.5 hours. A visit to the Khaptad Baba Ashram is also recommended. The Khaptad National Park is named after him. Khaptad Baba visited the area in 1940 to contemplate and worship.

Day 05

Drive back to Silgadi and stay overnight

We continue our journey back to Silgadi. To get to Silgadi, we take the Uditola track for a change.

Day 06

Silgadi to Dhangadhi

We’ll leave this morning for Dhangadhi, arriving in the evening after a seven-hour drive. Along the way, you may take in the beautiful environment and spectacular Himalayan views.

Day 07

Fly back to Kathmandu

Early in the morning, you’ll fly from Dhangadhi to Kathmandu. You can take in the scenery once more. You will be transported to your hotel when you arrive in Kathmandu.

Day 08


Today our departure representative will drop you at the Tribhuvan International Airport for your final departure from the country to your country.


What’s Included

  • Arrival and departure transfer by private vehicle.
  • Three nights hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • One English speaking government trained license holder and well informed trekking guide.
  • TIMS card fees, Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) fees and Nar Phu Valley special entry permit.
  • Dependent on group size, Sherpa, cook, kitchen boy and extra porters.

What’s Not included

  • International Airfare.
  • Entrance fee to all the sightseeing places.
  • Travel / medical insurance.
  • Single room supplement fee if need.
  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Single room supplement fee if need.
  • Donation and tips for the trekking guide and porter.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks, (including cold drinks and mineral water).
  • Emergency evacuation and medical equipment.
  • Extra expenses if unavoidable circumstances such as natural calamities, weather hazards, political unrest, and avalanches.

Useful Info

Best time of the year for the Khaptad trek

March to May and October to November are the finest months to go on this hike. The best time to visit Khaptad is during these months. Autumn runs from September to November, while Spring runs from March to May. During these two seasons, almost all of Nepal is accessible. Nepal offers a lovely climate during the spring season. Rhododendrons, orchids, and other flowering plants will blanket the slopes. Autumn is the most picturesque season in Nepal. Even in the highlands, the weather is warm. The days will be clear, allowing for the best views of the mountains. For people from all around the country, these two seasons are ideal.

Khaptad Trek Difficulty

It’s a moderately difficult walk in Khaptad National Park. Despite the fact that the routes do not contain any technical hills, they still include 5-6 hours of walking per day. As a result, you’ll need to be energetic and healthy. Trekking to higher altitudes requires average physical fitness, a positive attitude, and perseverance. Although prior hiking or trekking expertise is preferred, it is not necessary to participate in Khaptad National Park Trekking.

Permits required for the Khaptad trek

The list of permits required is listed below:

  • Khaptad National Park Entry Permit.
  • TIMS permit.

Khaptad Trek Cost

The Khaptad National Park trip will take us through a diverse landscape that includes rolling green hills, steep slopes, moorlands, and magnificent streams. The vegetation of the national park is diverse, ranging from subtropical woods at lower elevations to temperate forests on the Khaptad plateau. It is home to 567 plant species, including rhododendron, pine, and oak woodlands, as well as 23 animal species and 287 bird species. On average, this incredible journey costs $1410 per person. Those who arrive in large groups will be eligible for special offers and discounts.


How do I get to Khaptad National Park?

What is the best way to get to Khaptad National Park. By Air: Travelers can fly directly to Nepal’s Dhangadhi Airport and then take a local taxi to Bajhang from there. The walk to the national park begins at Bajhang.

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