Api Nampa conservation area Nepal
Api nampa conservation area is in far-western Nepal with an area of 1903 sq km. This protected area is the home for blue sheep, snow leopards, impeyan pheasant and varieties of butterflies and insects. Conservation area got its name from the mount Api 7132 m and mount Nampa 6757 m. mount Api himal is the highest peak of far western region of Nepal. Unique biodiversity, cultural heritage are the highlighted feature of Api nampa conservation areas. Conservation area is located in remote areas bordering 21 village development committees Byas, Rapla, Ghusa, Khandeswori, Sunsera, Aairkot, Shitola, Guljar, Hikila, Dhaulakot, Piperchauri, Huti, Tapoban, Brahmadev, Dhari, Chapari, Katai, Simti, Sheri and Latinath in Darchula district. Main occupation of inhabitant in this area and the nearby villages is agriculture.
Tourism in Api nampa conservation area
Saipal base camp trek Api himal base camp trek
Api himal expedition Saipal himal expedition
Rara lake trek Badi malika trek
Api nampa conservation area is an youngest protected areas of Nepal. Main attraction of Api nampa conservation area are different types of flora Endangered species of plants Jatamansi, Yarshagomba, Panchaule, Kutki, Sugandhwal, Talis patra, Lauth Salla etc. Fauna Snow leopard, musk deer and clouded leopard, Goral, the Himalayan Black bear, Himalayan Thar etc. Only few foreign travelers explored this place, pristine untouched nature local culture and traditions are worth to visit. Conservation area established in the year of 2010, with the objective to conserve the natural beauty of the far west region.
Api Nampa conservation area is established to conserve the flora, fauna, biodiversity, perpetuation of ecosystem of Darchula district. Apart from the mountain peaks and awe-inspiring landscapes Nepal is known for its sanctuaries, national parks and wildlife reserves. Entry point of Api nampa conservation area are Khalanga and Gokulashwor village of Darchula. It takes 10 to 14 hrs driving distance from Dhangadi. If you need more information, tours and travel guide for tourism in Api Nampa conservation areas fell free to contact us.