Khaptad trek with Bardiya National park safari brings you more close to explore Nepal’s most protected and rarely touched area is what we have designed for to offer you the extraordinary experience. The trek moreover has been intended for wildlife safaris as both major places Khaptad and Bardiya National park are great for spotting wildlife and birds with enormous vegetation in a huge number of species. Khaptad remained in hill station consists 287 types of birds, 23 species of wild animals and 587 species of natural vegetation(comprising about 224 species only of medicinal herbs) dwells in this highland that includes varieties of landscapes with rolling green hills, steep slopes, and streams. With 22 open patches of grassland, Khaptad is also meant to be an area that covers 225sq.km of the far west region in Nepal. Some listed endangered animals and birds like barking deer, Himalayan black bear, musk deer, wild boar, Ghoral, Leopard, wild dogs, peregrine falcon, the white-rumped vulture and also partridges, flycatchers, bulbuls cuckoos and eagles in many types have made homes to this beautiful raised ground. Khaptad even looks more beautiful when 135 different species of flowers bloom and decorates entire conservation area. Subsequently, Bardiya National park is also yet another largest and least explored among National parks but situated in base land in Terai in Mid-far west region compare to Kaptad. The area that encompasses is also quite large in comparison scaled to 968 sq. km thickly forested by sal trees(Shorea robusta). Bardiya National park still accommodates to blue bulls, deer, wild boars(langur) and rhesus monkey, civets, hyenas, rhesus macaque, wild dogs, sloth bears, otters, tiger, mongoose, wild elephant, black buck, gharial and marsh mugger crocodiles, Gangetic dolphin with especial one-horned rhinoceros and many other rare and endangered species. Ardent bird watchers and nature experts have also enlisted this park a paradise for sightseeing as exotic bird species like Bengal florican, Silver-eared Mesia, lesser florican and Saurus crane have made it more attractive.
Khaptad trek with Bardiya National park safari starts all the way from Attariya, a junction that adjoins three major places Dhandgadi, Doti and Mahendranagar soon after leaving from Kathmandu. The way follows Bhimdutta Panta highway towards Doti, a former capital of medieval Kingdom till the 17th century. Doti has its own history, lineage, and tradition which can still be seen in the people living there. The beautiful hill station also has a popular Saileshwori temple, where you can spend your time until we leave for Khaptad. Khaptad has a lot more to show beautiful wildlife, birds, and vegetation along with aesthetic views of Api and Saipal Himalayan range. A long way drive follows to return completing your trek takes you all the way to Chisapani Karnali where you will have a beautiful transit day. Rafting upon your request can be organized on very next day enjoying the warm sunny day before we leave to Bardiya. And finally, Birdiya National Park where your safari, excursions along with quick tour around the village to discover unique culture and traditions of local people brings your entire trip to an end.
Hotel and Teahouse
Breakfast in Kathmandu and Three-time Meal during the trip.