Khaptad National Park (Heaven of world)
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Khaptad is a land of grasslands and forests. Its rich geography ranges from high mountains to deep gorges and mid-elevation plateaus. The diverse landscape of Khaptad is filled with subtropical, temperate and sub alpine vegetation. Khaptad offers: treks that range from short easy hikes to strenuous ones, religious sightseeing with its several sacred sites, quiet rejuvenation in its pristine surroundings and the rich cultural experience of far west Nepal. Khaptad National Park is in Seti zone and is surrounded by districts Doti, Bajura, Bajhang and Achham
One of the main attractions of Khaptad is the Khaptad National Park established here in 1984. Located in the mid-mountains, the Park is a rich natural habitat and has also gained religious significance as the home of Khaptad Swami, the renowned hermit. There are several places of religious and natural significance inside and outside the National Park in Khaptad. The best time to visit Khaptad is during autumn and spring, October-November and March-May. During autumn several festivals are held here. A fair is held at Tribeni near Khaptad, every Dashain (annual Nepali festival) which falls in October and another fair is also held at Khaptad Doha (lake) around the same time at the end of summer. Rains occur between May – September. Snowfall occurs during the extreme winter months.
EXPERIENCE KHAPTAD NATIONAL PARK
The Khaptad National Park (about 3,000 m) is rich in its flora and fauna variety. The National Park is covered by subtropical forest of Chir pine at lower altitude, and sub alpine forests of fir, hemlock, oak and rhododendron in the higher areas. The area boasts of 224 species of medicinal herbs and is described as the living garden of herbs .and a museum of natural history. It is estimated that about 567 species, 11 percent of flowering plants of Nepal, are found in Khaptad. The Park also offers excellent birdwatching opportunities, with 270 species of birds, the common ones being different varietiesof Impheyan pheasant, partridges, flycatchers, bulbuls, cuckoos and eagles. The Park is also fairly rich in its variety of wild animals, common ones being barking deer, wild dog, wild boar, ghoral,. Himalayan black bear, yellow-throated marten, rhesus monkey and langur monkey.
Other areas in the National Park of interest to tourists are Khaptad Doha, Nag Dhunga and Upper Tribeni. Khaptad National Park also offers religious sightseeing.
ASHRAM OF KHAPTAD BABA
The Ashram (hermitage) of Khaptad Baba as the name proclaims is the area where the famous Khaptad Baba (Late Swami Sachchidananda) resided. The Ashram located at Tribeni is an important destination for pilgrims and tourists to Khaptad. The meditation area includes temples of lower Tribeni. There are no entrance restrictions for visitors. In the core zone, however, grazing animals, cutting firewood and activities like drinking alcohol, smoking, slaughtering animals are prohibited.
Day 01: Night Journey start around 03 Pm on the way dinner we will arrive at Dhangadi Bus Stand early in the Morning around 09 am after arrive Re-fresh at Dhangadi and Take Breakfast.
Option 2: Can fly Kathmandu-Dhangadi or Nepalgung then Same day can start to drive
Day 02: Drive to Dadeldhura One the way will take Lunch overnight at Dadeldhura
Day 03: After Breakfast Drive to Lamatola on the way you will take Lunch After arrive refreshment then observe Local Culture program with enjoy traditional food overnight at processing to start home stay business we hope that you will feel your own home
Day 04: early in the morning take breakfast then process to walk around 06-7 hrs to khaptad on the way you will get lunch on Lokhada Channa, overnight at Khaptad tent house
Day 05: visit khaptad area on that day you will feel like you are in heaven of world overnight at same tent house
Day 06: Early in the morning take breakfast then process to walk around 06-07 hrs after half distance at Bichpani you will get Lunch overnight at Silgadi Doti
Day 07: Early in the morning drive to Dhangadi overnight at Dhangadi
Day 08: Early in the morning take breakfast then local visit and process to return back Kathmandu by Night bus (Driving 16 Hrs) or by Flight
We offer NPR.24, 499/- by Land
We offer NPR 20,499/- + Air Fare (Kathmandu-Dhangadi- Kathmandu)
We can discuss about Rate and can modify program as per your Timing please visit our Office
- Accommodation with three time food (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner) as per available
- Local Transportation as per available
- Local Guide
Cost not included
- Personal Expenses
- Tips and donation
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