Badimalika Trekking

TYPOLOGIES

Adventure Trekking

DIFFICULTY

High

MIN. AGE

5 Years

Trip Introduction

Badimalika Trekking is considered as a one of the remote and less explored trail of Nepal recently launched by Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) as a new trekking trail of Nepal. This trekking trail is situated in far western region of Nepal inside the Khaptad National Park in Bajura district. Major attractions of the Badimalika Trekking is to explore amazing natural landscapes, explore the wide range of green hills, ethnic cultural villages, several sorts of herbs, prosperous flora & fauna, excellent views of Mt. Api & Saipal and explore Badimalika temple which is located top of the mound at 4,200 meters above from sea level. The temple contains massive cultural and religious importance – hundreds of peoples gathers there on the auspicious occasion to perform worship gods and goddess. As the area is really crucial for their unique and own cultural lifestyles, a visitor can enjoy and observe their different dances like Deuda, Hudkeuli, Thadi and Bhuwo.

Trip Highlights

  • Newest and unique trekking destination of Nepal–The Badimalika Trekking
  • Explore nature and culture in around Khaptad National Park.
  • Adventure in green hills, varied landscape and grassland.
  • Explore Badimalika temple dedicated to Hindu lord Bhagwati where the biggest festival performs annually.

TOUR MAP

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 01 - Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft altitude) and transfer to Hotel.

Kathmandu welcomes you with panoramic views over the valley, the Himalayas, and terraced fields below. After clearing customs, a representative will guide you through the narrow, winding streets of Kathmandu, getting you settled into your hotel. Once you've settled in, head out and visit one of Kathmandu's cultural highlights. In the evening, the tourist hub of Thamel is a good place to grab your first meal, with a variety of restaurants to choose from offering both Western and local Nepali dishes.

Day 02 - Guided tour around world’s Heritage sites of Kathmandu

Early morning breakfast at the hotel. Our guide will pick you up from the hotel for sightseeing of World Heritage Sites. Actually, there are seven World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu and we arrange sightseeing spots according to your choice, you have to choose only 3/4 spots for a day since it is not possible to visit all places in a single day–at least 2/3 days requires having sightseeing tour of all heritage sites in Kathmandu. World Heritage Sites of UNESCO in Kathmandu are; Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Swyambhunath Temple, Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, and Changu Narayan Temple. In the evening we again can have pre-trek discussion.

Day 03 - Fly to Dhanghadi and drive to Dadel Dhura (1,745m/5,724dt altitude)

Today you will be flying to Dhangadi , the aerial view from the flight are amazing and after the flight we will drive to Dadeldhura where we will stay for the night.

Day 04 - Drive from Dadeldhura to Jadanga (1,167m/3,828ft altitude)

Right after breakfast and a warm welcome from the sunrise, we drive to Sanfe -- a beautiful town with hotels and restaurants in the Achham region of Nepal. From Sanfe, we drive to Jadanga.

Day 05 - Trek from Jadanga to Budhakordha (2,263m/7,423ft altitude)

Trekking officially begins from today , We walk uphill through beautiful landscape and arrive at the last settlement of the trail – Budha Krodh.

Day 06 - Trek from Budhakordha to Bhitachhina (3,667m/12,028ft altitude)

Beautiful pine forest, rhodendrons greets us through the trails. We first reach Buffalo Kharka for the lunch and continue our trek. We take extra caution (because of rapid altitude gain) as we climb and pass grasslands to arrive at Bhitachhina to call it a day.

Day 07 - Trek from Bhitachhina to Triveni (3,840m/12,595ft altitude)

Full Board Tea Houses are not available–Tented Camps

Day 08 - Trek from Triveni to Badimalika Temple (4,214m/13,823ft altitude)

The majestic green pastures of grasslands with water tribulets provides a feeling of heaven, after trekking for a while we reach Tribeni – a place of religious significance. where if you wish to you can have a bath and visit the famous Badimalika temple

Day 09 - Trek from Badimalika to Dhalpuri Pokhari (2,556m/8,384ft altitude)

We go through Dharmaghar and to Dhalpuri Pokhari. The trail is pretty easy and you will see small forest as we trek to Dhalpuri Pokhari (Lake).

Day 10 - Trek from Dhalpuri Pokhari to Lamagada (2,195m/7,200ft altitude)

Today we Trek from Dhalpuri to Lamgada and rest there for the night

Day 11 - Trek from Lamagada to Bhansainkharkha (2,480/8,134ft altitude)

Day 12 - Trek from Bhansainkharkha to Laskechaur (2,450m/8,036ft altitude)

We reach to Laskechaur passing through amazing landscape mesmerizing views and camp there for the night

Day 13 - Trek from Lakechaur to Khaptad (3,063m/10,046ft altitude)

Today will be a dense forest trail leading to Khaptad National Park v. “Khaptad Baba” is very popular and is known as great master having religious and social philosophy in the society.

Day 14 - Excursion around Khaptad and Ramaroshan

Exploring Khaptad visiting the khaptad baba Ashram and the triveni and the pasture land would be the highlight of the day

Day 15 - Trek from Khaptad to Silghadi (1,340m/4,395ft altitude)

We trek to Silgadhi – a municipality and districts headquarter of Doti. This is the most developed city in the Doti district. You can get major services & facilities here. There is airpoprt in Dipayal of Silgadhi.

Day 16 - Drive from Silgadhi to Dhanghadi

Today we drive from Silghadi to Dhangadi , the routes are scenic and you would experience the authentic nepali culture

Day 17 - Fly back to Kathmandu

From Dhangadi we will witness the beautiful Terai Sunrise and fly back to Kathmandu

Day 18 - Spare day. Free for personal activities or additional activities on request.

Today is a spare day free for personal activities or addition activities on request can be done

Day 19 - Farewell, departure transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport.

Today we will conduct a farewell dinner for you where we would share our memories together from the trip and ask for your suggestion and reviews and our team member will drop you at the airport according to your flight schedule