Api Base Camp Trek

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Api Base Camp Trek

A rarely visited part of the Himalayas but it rises dramatically over the low surrounding terrain.

trip overview

Mt Api Himal 7132 masl is far-western Nepal’s highest mountain. This area is remote and very few tourists have visited .It lies in Darchula district part of the Himalayas in the extreme northwest corner of Nepal near the border of Tibet.It is little known peak in a rarely visited part of the Himalayas but it rises dramatically over the low surrounding terrain. The real wilderness amazing landscape, cultural, diversity furiously galloping snow fed rivers and pristine forest and the main eye popping factors of the trek. Api base camp trek grants panoramic view of Thado Dhunga Thuppa (5368masl), Kapchuli (6850masl), Mt nandadevi(7817 masl) along more mountain .There have a famous holy lake too name Kalidhunga .
In this region lies two massif-Mt saipal(7031 masl) and Mt Api (7132 masl) Mt Api was explored by Henry savage landor in mountaineer tom long staff .Api Himal trekking include mixed community including the Bramin, Chhetri, Mahara, Bohora and Lohar .And another attraction of the trek is wild animal, birds, rapid rivers off beaten path and grime pristine forest.

trip fact

 Trek code: APT-TT 
 Trek duration: 23 days 
 Trek start at: Kathmandu 
 Trek end at: Kathmandu 
 Maximum altitude: 4000masl 
 Mode of trek: hard 
 Trekking style: camping/teahouse 
 Minimum pax: 02 

highlight of api base camp trek

 Walk to the off beaten trail
 Explore local traditional culture and their lifestyle
 Adorable views of mountain including Api, saipal, rajamba and nandadevi  
 Adventurous camping trek to unspoiled region of Nepal
 Wild life and bird watching  


Day 01 - Arrival kathmandu welcome and transfer to the hotel 

Day 02 - fly from kathmandu to dhangadhi (109m)

Day 03 - drive from dhangadhi to gokuleshwor 

Day 04 - drive from gokuleshwor to latinath (1004m)and trek to paribagar (1770m) 

Day 05 - trek from paribagar to makarigaad (1470m)

Day 06 - trek from makarigaad to siti (2550m)

Day 07 - trek from siti to domal (2950m)

Day 08 - trek from domal to dhaulo odar ( lower api base camp ) (3545m) 

Day 09 - trek from dhaulo odar to api base camp (3860m) and back to dhaulo odar 

Day 10 - trek from dhaulo odar to siti

Day 11 - trek from siti to makarigaad 

Day 12 - trek from makarigaad to latinath and drive to gokuleshwor  

Day 13 - drive from gokuleshwor to dhangadhi

Day 14 - fly from dhangadhi to kathmandu 

Day 15 - final departure back to home