On Request
RegionFar Western Region
AccommodationTea House/ Guesthouses
Best SeasonSpring, Autumn
Mode Of TravelDrive in/ Fly out
Trip Start PointKathmandu
Trip End PointKathmandu
Group SizeMin. 2 - Max. 12 pax
Duration22 Days
Trekking Days12 days
Trekking Hours5-6 hours
Trip GradeModerate - Difficult

Api Himal Base Camp Trek is non- touristy trekking trail located in the Far-western region of Nepal, named after the highest mountain in the region.While trekking, one can observe the natural beauty and eco-system of the region, which is more than just the spectacular Himalayan scenery. You will come across steep gorges, subtropical to alpine forest, vegetation, pastures, grasslands, waterfalls, lakes, streams and wild animals. You will find mixed Nepalese community such as  Bhramin, Chhetri, Mahara, Bohora, Thakuri, and others living in the region.

Api Himal trek trekking is equally good for bird watching, and to experience the local culture, tradition, and lifestyle of the diverse ethnic people who are still untouched by modernity.

Api Base Camp trekking starts with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Dhangadhi. From Dhangadhi, we will drive to Gokuleshwor by bus, the start point of the trek and walk all the way up to the base camp of Mt. Api. We retrace our path using the same trail till Dhangadhi. The trip ends either with a flight to Kathmandu or a drive to Delhi from Dhangadhi.

Spring and Autumn are the best seasons to do Api Base Camp trekking. As per the grades, this trekking in Nepal falls under moderate trekking.  So, anyone having any physical fitness, good stamina can attempt this trek in Nepal. Moreover, only group trekking is allowed in this area. A minimum of three weeks holiday is required.

Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Permits Preparation and Shopping for the trek
Day 03: Drive to Dhangadhi by bus
Day 04: Drive from Dhangadhi to Gokuleshwor by bus 5 / 6 Hrs
Day 05: Trek from Gokuleshwor to Karkale (900m) 2-3 hrs
Day 06: Trek from Karkale to Chiureni (1100m) 6-7hrs
Day 07: Trek from Chiureni to Makarighat (1800m) 6-7hrs
Day 08: Acclimatization at Makarighat
Day 09: Trek from Makarighat to Seti (2800m) 6-7hrs
Day 10: Trek from Seti to Lawathi about 4hrs (3000m) (Last village)
Day 11: Trek from Lawathi to Simar (3300 m) 5 - 6 hrs
Day 12: Trek from Simar to Dhawaliwadar (3800 m) 4- 5 hrs
Day 13: Trek from Dhawalidwar to Api Base Camp (4100 m) 2 hrs
Day 14: Rest day and exploration to Api Himal Base Camp
Day 15: Trek from Base Camp to Saheb Bagar (2800 m) – 6 hrs
Day 16: Trek from Saheb Bagar to Makarighat (1800 m) 6 - 7 hrs
Day 17: Trek from Makarighat to Bitule (1200 m) 5 hrs
Day 18: Trek from Bitule to Gokuleshwor (850 m) 5 -6 hrs
Day 19: Drive from Gokuleshwor to Dhangadhi 5 - 6 Hrs
Day 20: Flight from Dhangadhi to Kathmandu
Day 21: Free day in Kathmandu (B), Farewell dinner
Day 22: Final departure to the airport for your home country

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