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Api Base Camp Trekking

Mt. Api (7,132m), located in the extreme northwest corner of Nepal, is the highest mountain in the Far-Western region of Nepal. This treasure in the Far-Western region of Nepal is protected by the Api Nampa Conservation Area. Along with the mountain, this conservation area also conserves the natural beauty and eco-system of the region, allowing trekkers to feed their eyes on something more than just the mountain.

Yes, the Api Base Camp Trek, isn’t just about the base camp and the beauty of Mt. Api. There is much more to it, than just the seven thousander. Like people say, “It’s just as much about the journey, as it is the destination’, the Api Base Camp trekking trail proves the saying. The beautiful Mahakali Valley, steep gorges, subtropical to alpine forest and vegetation, pastures, grasslands, waterfalls, lakes, streams along the trail have equal contribution make this trekking trail one of the best trekking trails in Nepal. Moreover, this trekking is equally good for bird watching, and understanding the mixed community, culture, tradition and lifestyle of people that is pure and untouched by modernity. Apart from the attractions presented by the trail, the Api Base Camp trekking package also allows trekkers to enjoy the attractions of Dhangadhi, like the Aircraft museum, Botanical Garden and Jokhar Lake. If you have time and willingness to explore more, adding one more day to the trip will also allow you to enjoy the attractions of the Kathmandu Valley.

The Api Base Camp trekking starts with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Dhangadhi (optional: arrival in Delhi and a bus ride to Dhangadhi)From Dhangadhi, we will drive to Latinath, the start point of the trek and walk all the way up to the base camp of Mt. Api past Pagibagar, Maakrigadi, Siti, Domal and Daulo Odar. 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.

Trip Facts
DURATION 18
ALTITUDE 4250m
SEASONS March, April, May, September, October, November
ACCOMMODATION Camping
STARTING POINT Karkale
ENDING POINT Karkale
LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY Hard
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