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Api Saipal Himal Trek

Api Saipal Himal Trek is for those trekkers/hikers who want to visit remote and unspoiled area of Nepal. It lies in far western region of Nepal. The name Api is came from Tibetan word, which means grandmother. This route is still off touristy and very few tourists have visited this area. Api saipal Himal trek gives the great opportunity to explore the real wilderness of nature of Nepal. Besides these, it offers the massive mountains view, cultural diversity, beautiful forests, rapid rivers, mysterious culture and off beaten trail. While on the trail you can enjoy the spectacular views of Api Himal (7132m), Saipal {7031m} Mt. Thado Dhunga Tuppa (5368m), Mt. Nandadevi (7817m), Rajamba (6537m) and other peaks as well.

Api Saipal base camp trekking via Simikot required special permit. Most of trekking agencies operate this trekking via Mahendranagar where you have to drive a long journey at least 15 hours one way. Chala will be the last settlement from this route. And here, keep to their child with tight by fixed rope for not to fall down from house during parents away from house {in day time} on Api Saipal Himal trek.

Api Saipal Himal trek via Mahendranagar, even though Api Himal trek is the adventures trek from this place is equally popular among those travelers who are interested in bird watching. And agriculture is the main occupation of the local people of this area. Kali Dhunga Lake is a famous holy lake of this area which is about 2 hours walking from the Api Himal Base Camp. Bramin, Chhetri, Mahara, Bohora, Thekare, Jhakari and Lohar are the local community of this region. Normally, they have their own different language and culture. They are not able to speak fluent Nepali language as well. A nomad community known as “Raute” is also found here. They speak their own language and they used to live in caves in the past. During summer they ascend up to Api Himal Base Camp and during winter they descend to Terai and reach as far as Indian boarder.


Destination: Nepal

Trip Duration: 16 days

Trek starts from: Kathmandu

Ends at: Kathmandu

Grade: Moderate

Group size: Minimum 2 pax.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Preparation for the trip and sightseeing around the valley.

Day 03: After breakfast Flight to Nepalgunj.

Day 04: Flight to Simikot and trek to Dharapuri

Day 05: Trek to Kermi

Day 06: Trek to Yalbang

Day 07: Trek to Chala

Day 08: Trek to Karang Khola/labuk Depsa

Day 09: Trek to Base camp

Day 10: Exploring day.

Day 11: Trek back to Karang khola

Day 12: Trek back to Yalbang/Salle Khola

Day 13: Trek back to Dharapuri

Day 14: Trek back to Simikot

Day 15: Fly back to Nepalgunj – Kathmandu

Day 16: Departure to your onward destination.


Cost Included:

Domestic Airfare

All Ground Transportation

All Required Entry permits & Fees

Guide and Porter Salary, necessary porters

Hotel on BB plan {Bed & Breakfast} in Kathmandu according itinerary

Accommodation in Nepalgunj with full board meals.

All Kitchen utilities with Dining tent and chair/table.

All food, kitchen & camping staffs and equipment transfers by bus to Nepalgunja and by air to Simikot.

Full board of meals while on trek

Guide and porters will be insured as required by Nepal government regulation


Cost Excluded:

International airfare

Nepal visa which obtained at the airport on arrival {bring 4 copies passport size photo too}

Alcoholic beverages , bottle mineral water, soft drinks and snack foods


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Note: There should be 2 persons in group to arrange the trip.

Adventurous, camping, unspoiled trek of Nepal.

Breathtaking views of mountains including Api, Saipal, Rajamba, Nandadevi etc.

Explore local culture of different community


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