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Khaptad National Park

Bajhang, Nepal

Khaptad National Park is a protected area in the Far-Western Region of Nepal which was established in 1984 on the advice of the region’s holy man Khaptad Baba. The Park stretches over four districts of Bajhang,Bajura, Accham and Doti and covers an area of 225 square km.

The landscape consists of steep slopes, streams and moorland. It is considered to be one of the best scenic landscapes Nepal has to offer, with various landscapes and species of birds and animals along with different kinds of vegetation it surely is a place where almost none of the beauty has been rearranged by human hands.

The tribeni confluence made by three rivers,Sahashra linga,Nagdhunga and Kedrdhunga are the main attraction of Khaptad. There are 22 open patches of patans(Pastureland) mix together with the forest inside the park. With beautiful Flowers(about 135 species) end medicinal herbs(about 224 species) are occurs inside the park. One can see a lake called Khaptad Daha from north-eastern part of the park. To the north one can see the Saipal Himalayan Ranges.

The seasons of spring (March-May) and autumn (October-November) are the best times to visit the park. The temperature ranges from 10°c to 20°c offering pleasant trekking weather. The monsoon begins in June and last until September during this time paths become muddy and slippery. From December to February winter brings snow and chilling winds.

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