Far Western Nepal - Khaptad, Humla, Mugu Trek - Mar/Apr 2018

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Hi,

You can find below trip report of the Trek covering
Far Western Nepal - Khaptad, Humla, Mugu Trek - Mar/Apr 2018
outlining the itinerary, link to photos and highlights.'
http://sathyastravels.blogspot.in/20...umla-mugu.html

Participants : Sathya V

Photos from the trek : : Have distributed the photos from the trek into 5 different albums :-
Summary : This was a 400+ km trek, spanning over a month (~5 weeks) in Far Western Nepal covering the districts of Doti, Bajura, Humla and Mugu. This extended trek is a combination of 4 different treks viz. Khaptad Trek, Bajura to Humla Trek along the Humla Karnali, Humla Exploration - Khin(Nyingma) and Limi Valleys, Humla to Mugu trek through the higher route exploring the Hidden Himalayan Valleys.

Highlights
- Visit to the beautiful Khaptad National Park ituated between the Doti, Achham, Bajhang and Bajura Districts. A walk through the various patans (grasslands) and forests.
- Chance to see the Khaptad Daha, Khaptad Baba Ashram, Sahasralinga, Tribeni & Ghodadaune Patan
- A walk along the Karnali, the longest river in Nepal, tracing it all the way to Hilsa where it enters Nepal from China
- Experience the remoteness of the Hidden Valleys of Humla.
- See the culture of the "bhotiya" settlements in Nyingma Valley with the highlight being the Limatang Jatra.
- Trek to the majestic Raling Gompa situated below a Crystal Mountain
- Crossing the Nara La to Hilsa and Lamak La to Limi
- Trek to the the beautiful Limi Valley & visit to the remote villages of Til, Halji and Jang.

Trek Itinerary

Khaptad trek (Doti to Bajura)
06th March : Mahendranagar to Dipayal in Bus (10 hour journey)
07th March : Dipayal to Silgadhi by jeep (30 mins). Silgadhi to Jhingrana (29.34100 N / 81.04593 E / 2296 M) trek
08th March : Jhingrana to Bichpani Camp (29.35772 N / 81.07714 E / 3104 M)
09th March : Bichpani to Khaptad Camp (29.38809 N / 81.14443 E / 3055 M). Visit to Khaptad Daha (29.38736 N / 81.17023 E / 2999 M)
10th March : Day trek to SahastraLinga (29.35946 N / 81.14891 E / 3273 M), Tribeni Mandir (29.37642 N / 81.13780 E / 3004 M), Khaptad Baba Ashram (29.38612 N / 81.13710 E / 3159 M), Trek towards Nagdunga/Lamtada
11th March : Khaptad Camp to Dogadi (29.42016 N, 81.28888 E, 1920 M)
12th March : Dogadi to Gurmut (29.46055 N, 81.45339 E, 1305 M) via Pina Lek (29.45031 N, 81.41655 E, 2073 M)
13th March : Gurmut to Porakhe Lagna (29.44195 N, 81.59563 E, 2681 M) via Martadi and Porakhe Lek (29.44018 N, 81.59205 E, 2729 M)

Bajura to Humla trek (along the Karnali/Humla Karnali)
14th March : Porakhe Lagna to Boldhik (29.52189 N, 81.77697 E, 1218 M) via Kolti
15th March : Boldhik to Tirthasain (29.62183 N, 81.82147 E, 1217 M)
16th March : Tirthasain to Tamcha (29.67864 N, 81.93305 E, 1373 M)
17th March : Tamcha to Kalpe (29.75681 N, 82.02052 E, 1598 M) via SalleSalla (29.74826 N, 82.03260 E, 1527 M)
18th March : Kalpe to Hotel near bridge across Humla Karnali near Chhare (29.82811 N, 81.87682 E, 1913 M) via SarkeGhat (29.77805 N, 81.95432 E, 1664M ), Ripgadgau and Unapani
19th March : Hotel near Chhare to Kharpunath (29.94277 N, 81.85662 E, 2058 M)

Humla Exploration (Raling Gompa / Limi Valley)
20th March : Kharpunath to Limatang (29.97431 N, 81.87545 E, 3310 M) via Thehe (29.95834 N, 81.86768 E, 2579 M)
21st March : Day trek from Limatang to Raling Gompa (29.98666 N, 81.90606 E, 3995 M)
22nd March: Limatang to Simikot
23rd March : Simikot to Kermi via Chauganpalya (30.00957 N, 81.76714 E, 2576 M)
24th March : Kermi to Hotel 1 hour before Yari via Yalbang, Yangar (30.06546 N, 81.60209 E, 3019 M) , Muchu & Tumkot (30.08029 N, 81.52375 E, 3046 M)
25th March : Hotel 1 hour before Yari (30.11130 N, 81.43319 E, 3732 M) to Hilsa via Nara La (30.13845 N, 81.37887 E, 4558 M)
26th March : Hilsa to Til(30.22053 N, 81.45201 E, 3940 M) via Lamak La Pass (30.19090 N, 80.43405 E, 4412 M)
27th March : Til to Takche (30.27072 N, 81.66131 E, 4193 M) via Halji (30.22124 N, 81.51652 E, 3751 M) & Jang (30.24013 N, 81.59381 E, 4000 M)
28th March : Takche to confluence of Til Khola and Limi Khola via Jang (30.24013 N, 81.59381 E, 4000 M) & Halji (30.22124 N, 81.51652 E, 3751 M)
29th March : Til to Hilsa via Lamak La (30.19090 N, 80.43405 E, 4412 M)
30th March : Hilsa to Yari (30.11130 N, 81.43319 E, 3732 M) via Nara La (30.13845 N, 81.37887 E, 4558 M)
31st March : Yari to Salle
01st April : Salle to Simikot via Dharapori

Humla to Mugu - Hidden Valley Trek
02nd April : Simikot to Piusa (29.87792 N, 81.87644 E, 2375 M)
03rd April : Piusa to Rodikot (29.81780 N, 81.95502 E, 2410 M) via Bhubre Lagna (29.82387 N, 81.91041 E, 3552 M)
04th April : Rodikot to Melchham (29.76610 N, 82.03639 E, 2642 M) via Kallas (29.80292 N, 81.97585 E, 2972 M), Lek Kuti (29.79374 N, 81.98193 E, 3176 M) & Apsia Lek/Hepse (29.79241 N, 81.99652 E, 3185 M)
05th April : Melchham to Milchham Bagar (29.68643 N, 82.10338 E, 2589 M)via Piplan (29.74854 N, 82.06134 E, 1739 M), Darma and Rimi (29.71223 N, 82.09206 E, 2578 M)
06th April : Milchham Bagar to Geruneta Danda (29.57300 N, 82.15518 E, 2172 M) via Saththaple (29.66381 N, 82.10826 E, 3246 M) & Chankeli Bhanjyang (29.63904 N, 82.11405 E, 3586 M)
07th April : Geruneta Danda to Gamgadhi trek. Bus from Gamgadhi to Nepalgunj. Overnight stop at Nagma.
08th April : Nagma to Nepalganj by bus.

GPS Waypoints from the trek : XLS File
Google Earth file with Maps and Waypoints embedded : KMZ File

A more detailed report on route information can be found in the blog.

thank you

cheers
sathya

PS : Will also be updating the blog with some videos from the Limatang Jatra.

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