API HIMAL Expedition (South side)

  • Duration:31 Day(s)
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Max. Altitude:7132 m
  • Grade:Strenuous

Transportation: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane

Accommodation: Lodge + Camping

Max. Altitude: 7132 m

Group Size: ≥ 2

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Api(7132 m) himal is the highest mountain in the western part of Nepal in Darchula district. The trek starts and ends at Makarighad of Darchula district. Although permit to climb is provided by Govt. but, now no one has climbed yet.

The Api Himal trek is a less - frequented trekking route in western nepal that takes you to the base camp of Api Himal, also known as Api Saipal. 

Expedition parameters:

1. slope vertically

2. very low snows with more difficult rocky parts

3. easy but, no not secceeded climbing API

 We can receive panoramic views of the mountains like Kap Chuli Peak(6680 m), Nampa(6611 m)-I,II & III, Bobaya Chuli (6808 m), Jethi- Bahurani(6850 m), etc from this Himal but, due to its remoteness, untouched, very few have only made its expedition. We will hospitably come in contact with the exotic people, the rapid flowing rivers, Holy lake- Kalidhunga, beautiful landscapes, serene wilderness, pristine forest, off the beaten paths, virgin nature, mysterious culture. This expedition serves a heavenly feeling with extreme geographical conditions and fluctuating elevation.

This peak will be a challenging one and, requires previous experience of technical climbing and a complete physical fitness before to join the group for an exotic local and the extreme expedition. Spring and Autumn seasons will be favorable for your journey of expedition. Plz, also refer to map as prepared by WESTERN NEPAL TREKS. Here, Western Nepal Treks awaits your every query deep- friendly.



Day to day outline itinerary

Day 01: KTM to Dhangadhi ~ Flight

Day 02: Dhangadhi - Baitadi - Gokuleshwor ~ 6 to 7 hrs drive

Day 03: Gokuleshwor - Karkale

Day 04: Karkale - Chiureni

Day 05: Chiureni - Makarighat - Seti

Day 06: Seti - Bayaligadh

Day 07: Bayaligadh - Simar

Day 08: Simar - Dhaulo Odhar

Day 09: Dhaulo Odhar - Api Himal Base Camp ~ 4190 m/ 13743 ft

Day 10: Climb the Apil Himal Summit and return back to Api Himal Base Camp

Day 26: Api Himal Base Camp - Bayaligadh

Day 27: Bayaligadh - Mukarighat

Day 28: Mukarighat - Bitulechour

Day 29: Bitulechour - Gokuleshwor

Day 30: Gokuleshwor - Dhangadhi

Day 31: Dhangadhi - KTM ~ Flight

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