Far West Heritage Trail Trek

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The newly permitted Far West Heritage Trail Trek offers you the beauty of the Khaptad National Park, spiritual inclination of Badi Malika Temple, and Ramaroshan Wetland area, and covers the districts like Bajhang, Achham, Doti, and Bajura of western Nepal. Khaptad National Park boasts the habitat of 567 species of flora, 287 species of birds, 23 species of mammals, and 23 species of reptile and amphibians. The steeply slopes, gushing streams, moorlands, staggering beauty of lake are the major attractions of this trek in the Khaptad area. Dedicated to goddess Bhagawati, the Badimalika Temple is one of the important temples from the far western region of Nepal, which encounters huge number of visitors during Ganga Dashara and Janai Purnima. The Ramaroshan region boasts the availability of 18 pastures and 12 wetlands, which is located in Achham district in Nepal.
 
This trek is a complete blend of cultural exploration of western Nepal, the pristine landscapes, staggering views of mountains, spiritual charms, natural beauties, and untouched landscape that still offers you it’s pure and original form of existence. Being a trek in the remote part of Nepal, you might have to do some compromises regarding the standard of food and accommodation facilities you get during your trek, however, by the end of each day, you shall find reasons to cherish. We can customize the trek as per your preference and need; do let us know well before the trekking arrangement.

Itinerary

Arrival in Kathmandu
Flight to Dhangadhi
Drive to Silgadhi
Trek to Jhingrana
Trek to Khaptad National Park
At Khaptad
Trek to Kanda
Trek to Maure
Trek to Lamgada
Trek to Chankili
Trek to Badimalika
Trek to Triveni
Trek to Khalachak
Trek to Ramaroshan
Trek to Muja Bagar
Trek to Kailash River/ Drive to Silgadhi
Drive to Dhangadhi
Flight to Kathmandu
At Kathmandu
Departure

Arrival in Kathmandu
Altitude: Kathmandu: 1,345 m

Welcome to Nepal; our representative shall receive you from the airport and take you to your hotel. You can do some shopping in the late afternoon for your trek. We shall be sitting together in the short Debrief Session, enjoying the typical Nepalese delicacies in the popular restaurant. Stay overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu.

Flight to Dhangadhi
Altitude: Dhangadhi: 109 m

After breakfast in the morning, you shall board the flight to Dhangadhi. It takes about 0ne hour and fifteen minutes to reach Dhangadhi. Enjoying the beautiful views from the sky, after your arrival in Dhangadhi, you shall be taken to your hotel. If there’s enough time, you can explore the town. Jokhar Lake, Aircraft Museum, and the Botanical Garden are some attractions of this place. Stay overnight at Dhangadhi.

Drive to Silgadhi
Altitude: Silgadhi: 1,340 m

This is another day you will travel in a vehicle taking you to Silgadhi which is located 618 KM away from Dhangadhi. Via the steep hills and winding road, witnessing the rural settlements over the hills, alongside the river, you shall reach Silgadhi by evening. Our representative shall take you to your hotel for the night. Stay overnight at Silgadhi.

Trek to Jhingrana
Altitude: Jhingrana: 2,250 m

Making to the top of Silgadhi, you shall be accompanied by staggering views of hills and terraced fields till your reach Baghlekh. Leaving the village consisting few mud houses and tea houses, making through the forest of wild berries, you shall trek comfortably to reach Jhingrana. Stay overnight at Jhingrana.

Trek to Khaptad National Park
Altitude: Khaptad National Park: 3,063 m

Via the dense forest of wild flowers, you shall acend to Bichpani. Witnessing the staggering views of snow-capped mountains, you shall make through pine forest, pasture lands, and pass several lakes including Tribeni. It takes about 8-9 hours to reach Khaptad National Park. Stay overnight at Khaptad National Park.

At Khaptad
Altitude: Khaptad National Park: 3,063 m

After having breakfast, you can visit the lake inside the Khaptad National Park, the Khaptad Daha. Ashram of Khaptad Baba, and Ghodedawan are some other attractions that might make you fall in love with them. In between these two latter visits, you shall have your lunch. Stay overnight at Khaptad National Park. 

Trek to Kanda
Altitude: Kanda: 1,939 m

Today is the day to enjoy the sunrise view from the Khaptad observation tower. After the view, you shall have breakfast and march off towards Kanda, via the Khaptad Lake. You can have some moments at Khaptad Lake before descending down to Kanda. You can visit the ‘Kanda Durbar’ in the evening after your arrival at Kanda. Stay overnight at Kanda.

Trek to Maure
Altitude: Maure: 1,008 m

Passing through the remote villages, Najura, Birarigaon, Tikhada, Juwapani, and Simallkot, you shall cross the Budhi Ganga River before your arrival at Maure. Throughout the trek, you shall be welcomed by the charm and cheers of local people. They might even offer you tea; you might love to chat with them spending some moments with them. Stay overnight at Maure.

Trek to Lamgada
Altitude: Lamgada: 2,100 m

Before arriving at the famous temple, the Nateshwari Temple, you shall make through the 1000 m ascent. You can explore the temple and the nearby area. You shall not face any strain in your legs to reach Lamgada from the temple. It’s about 6 hour journey from Maure to Lamgada. Here, you shall stay at a homestay. Nothing is better to expand your cultural knowledge than a homestay. Stay overnight at Lamgada.

Trek to Chankili
Altitude: Chankili: 3,500 m

Today, you shall be trekking for about 9 hours, mostly uphill. You shall pass through the lush green dense forest that is the habitat of about 100 species of herbs and 200 species of plants. Your hard and tough climb is cherished with beauty of the nature and their purity. Today, you shall camp under the open sky full with twinkling stars. Stay overnight at Chankili. 

Trek to Badimalika
Altitude: Badimalika: 4,214 m

It takes about 5 hour to reach at this major temple of far west Nepal. At the beginning, you shall make through the pastures, and walk on the hilly trail. Your exhaustion is awarded with staggering views of snow-capped mountains, beautiful landscape of hills and plateaus. At the top, lies the temple of Badimalika. You shall spend another night in the tent. 

Trek to Triveni
Altitude: Triveni: 3,870 m

From Badimalika, you shall hike down to Triveni. Passing through breathtaking grass plateaus, you shall descend down for next 4 hours to reach Triveni. You can spend rest of the day exploring the area. Another interesting part of this trek is that, at every moment you are offered with fresh thing to be amazed at. Camp at Triveni. 

Trek to Khalachak
Altitude: Khalachak

Though it takes about 10 hr to reach Khalachak from Triveni, the walk is comfortable and no strenuous. As you arrive at Khalachak, you shall get the opportunity to witness the most staggering views of Ramaroshan. This is the place where few families come with their cattle during summer. Therefore, you shall not find any permanent settlement here. Camp overnight. 

Trek to Ramaroshan
Altitude: Ramaroshan: 2,417 m

Ramaroshan is popular for its 18 beautiful pastures (called Patans), and 12 wetlands. The place is popular for the birds such as Dhukur, Kaalij, Dahphe, and animals such as Tiger, wild boar, deer, and so forth. Throughout the trek, you shall enjoy the spectacular beauty of walking through the forest full with rhododendrons. Stay at a homestay in Ramaroshan. 

Trek to Muja Bagar
Altitude: Muja Bagar: Approx. 1,500 m

You shall make the descent via forest and river belts full with pleasing sounds of birds. Nothing is as pleasing and intriguing as walking in the silent forest enjoying all sorts of sounds birds and animals make. As you reach Muja Bagar, you shall have your lunch and explore the place. Stay overnight at Muja Bagar. 

Trek to Kailash River/ Drive to Silgadhi
Altitude: Silgadhi: 1,340 m

This is the last day of your trek. Walking through terraced fields with growing paddies, several remote villages, you shall make to Kailash River. After having the lunch at Kailash, you shall drive all the way to Silgadhi. The sweet memories of the initial trekking days shall engulf you as you move further and further away from the Kailash River. Stay overnight at Silgadhi.

Drive to Dhangadhi
Altitude: Dhangadhi: 109 m

After breakfast in the morning, you shall catch a bus from the station at Silgadi for Dhangadhi. Witnessing the scenic beauties of landscapes, and enjoying the bumpy ride on the windy road, you shall reach to Dhangadhi in 8-9 hours from Silgadhi. Stay overnight at Dhangadhi.

Flight to Kathmandu
Altitude: Kathmandu: 1,345 m

After the breakfast, you shall march towards the airport to take the flight to Kathmandu. It is a 1 hour and 15 minute flight, loaded with all sorts of scenic beauties from the sky. Our representative shall take you to your hotel, where, you might fancy a generous rest. Stay overnight at Kathmandu. 

At Kathmandu
Altitude: Kathmandu: 1,345 m

The Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath, Swoyambhunath, Basantapur Durbar Square, etc. are some of the sites enlisted in the World Heritage Site of UNESCO. You might want to do some shopping for your way back to home. We shall be sitting together in the Farewell Dinner sharing our experiences. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Departure
Our representative shall take you to the airport within sufficient time before your departure flight. They shall bade farewell and part away from the airport; have a safe and happy journey back to your country. 

Trip Facts

Duration: 20 days

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