AN ADVANCE HIKE contains steep trails when overcoming the passes. A level of fitness and experience is required.
What to Experience ?
- Day 1:
Arrive in Kathmandu. Welcome and Assistance on arrival at Airport. Transfer to Hotel. Hotel Check in. Dinner and overnight in Kathman-du.
- Day 2:
Arrive in Dhangadhi airport. After lunch drive through spectacular sceneries of hilly Far West (5-h). Dinner and overnight stay in Budar.
- Day 3:
After breakfast drive to our starting point— Shilgadhi (1330m), the famous city in the region. Camping.
- Day 4:
After breakfast trek to Baglek for about 3 ½ hrs. Lunch at Baglek (2160m). After lunch 3 ½ hrs trek from Baglek to Jhigrana (2300m). Camping at Jhigrana.
- Day 5:
Four hrs trek to Bichpani Dharmashala. Lunch at Bichpani (3020m). After lunch two and half hrs trek to Bukipani. Camping at Bukipani.
- Day 6:
Two hrs trek to Khaptad (3010m). After Lunch, visit Khaptad including Khaptad Baba’s Ashram and Triveni. Overnight camping at Khap-tad.
- Day 7:
Full day exploring of Khaptad including visit to the tower, Museum, Khaptad Danda and Patan. Camping and overnight stay at Khaptad National Park.
- Day 8:
Four hrs. Trek from Khaptad to Bichpani (3050m), Lunch in Bichpani. After lunch two and half hrs trek to Jhigrana. Camping at Jhigrana (2300m).
- Day 9:
Trek to Uditola for about 4hrs, Lunch in Uditola (1790 m). After lunch one hrs trek to Shilgadi. Camping at Shilgadi (1330m).
- Day 10:
Drive to Mahendra Nagar, which is about 7 hrs. Overnight stay at Hotel.
- Day 11:
Breakfast at Hotel. After breakfast drive to Suklaphanta Wildlife Reserve. Full day safari program. Overnight stay at tented camp.
- Day 12:
AM: Time at Shuklaphanta Wild Life Reserve. After lunch, 4 hrs drive to Bardiya National park. Arrive Thakurdwara and discover Tharu Life and Culture. Amazingly unique Tharu culture and their tradition capture and spell a cast on the visitor. Dinner and Overnight at Lodge.
- Day 13:
After breakfast, Elephant Safari. After Lunch, Bird Watching and jungle walk in Bardiya National park. Jungle Safari on Elephant’s back supplies a prominent view of the Park. Dinner and Overnight at Lodge.
- Day 14:
AM: Leisure at Bardiya National park. After lunch, drive to Nepalgunj airport to connect flight to Kathmandu. Overnight stay at hotel.
- Day 15:
Breakfast at Hotel. Full day sightseeing. AM: Visit 2000 years old Buddhist shrine Swyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square- The Old Royal Palace of Kathmandu, Temple of living goddess Kumari PM: Visit Patan City second largest city of valley.
- Day 16:
AM: Breakfast at Hotel. Free time till departure to Airport.