Best month: Sept, Oct, Nov, March, April
Per day walking: 5-6 hours
Trek type: Camping
Duration: 22 days
Api Himal trek is a real wilderness trek in the Humla region of far western Nepal. Api Himal (7,132 m) is the highest mountain of far - west Nepal. Api Himal trekking takes you through the Beautiful hills and mountains, Freeze Rivers, pristine forests, culturally rich villages and many more. Api Himal trek offers the most magnificent view of the snowy peaks like Thado Dhunga Tuppa (5,368 m.), Rajamba (6,537 m.), Kapchuli also known as Jethibahurani, Mt. Nandadevi (7,817 m) lying in Uttar Pradesh and Api Himal itself. The trekking trail also takes you to a holy lake called Kalidhunga, which is in about one and half hours’ walking distance from Api Himal Base Camp.
Api Himal trekking starts from Karkale. We take a flight to Nepalgunj from Kathmandu and drive to Karkale via Mahendra Nagar driving for about 14 hours. From Karkale the trekking trail takes you to through the village, rivers and hills up to the Api Himal Base Camp.Api Himal trekking is an idyllic trek for those interested in bird watching. Agriculture is the main occupation of the local people. The peoples in the villages are of mixed culture Chhettris, Mahara, Bohora, Thekare, Jhakari and Lohar (iron-smith) and agriculture is the main occupation of the people there. You also get an opportunity to explore a nomadic community known as 'Raute' used to live in the Dhawaliwadar commonly called cave. Now a day's these people reside in the bank of rivers and does nomadic farming, they migrate up to Api Himal Base Camp during summer and migrate down during winter with their cattle.
Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu, Welcome program by Crown Himalaya Treks and direct transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Sight seeing in Kathmandu Valley
Day 03:We take a flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. Overnight on hotel
Day 04: We drive from Nepalgunj to Mahendranagar by reserve bus on hotel.
Day 05: We drive from Mahendranagar to Gokuleshwor by reserve bus on hotel.
Day 06:We start trekking from Gokuleshwor to Karkale On camp.
Day 07:We trek from Karkale to Chiureni On camp.
Day 08: We trek from Chiureni to Makarighat On camp.
Day 09: We trek from Makarighat to Seti On camp.
Day 10: We trek from Seti to Lawathi On camp.
Day 11: We trek from Lawathi to Simar On camp.
Day 12: We trek from Simar to Dhawaliwadar On camp.
Day 13: We trek from Dhawalidwar to Api Himal Base Camp On camp.
Day 14: We trek from Api Himal Base Camp to Saheb Bagar On camp.
Day 15:We trek from Saheb Bagar to Makarighat On camp.
Day 16: We trek from Makarighat to Bitule On camp.
Day 17: We trek from Bitule to Gokuleshwor On camp.
Day 18:We drive from Gokuleshwor to mehendranagar on hotel.
Day 19:We drive from mahendranagar to Nepalgunj on hotel
Day 20:We take a flight from Nepalgunj to kathmandu transferred to hotel
Day 21:Free day in kathmandu, Evening farewell dinner in Typical Nepali Culture and say good bye.
Day 22: Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.
The Trip cost will vary depending on the Group Size Duration of days and Services required please contact us via our website with your details to obtain a Quote.
* This trip is fully customizible on Client Request!!!