Badhimalika is one of the best trekking trails in Nepal. The way of the trek is riskier than other trekking routes. so it requires perfect fitness for walking offroad for more than two weeks with heavy bags. It lies in the far western area of the country Nepal. It takes about 12-15 days to complete this trek.
While traveling to Badimalika it rounds the Seti Zone of the Bajura district. Trekkers can see a typical village, forests, Mt. Saipal and Mt.Api, the lifestyle of people, waterfalls, and adventures in Grassland. Badimalika lies at a high altitude. So you have to prepare yourself before going there. According to the trekkers, it is hard and tough to complete the trek. Due to the bad roads, and the dangerous geographical structure.
Many people have just given up to reach the top of Badimalika Temple and come back from halfway. The reason is a dangerous way to reach there.
If you become successful to reach there you will see the real heaven on earth. This is an amazing destination for domestic as well as international tourist. You can get refreshment by the breathtaking views of green peaks. From the Badimalika route.
According to the locals of the Bajura district, the best weather for the trek is any summer season of the year. It will be easier to trek to Badimalika if you choose the summer season for this trek.
Table of content
- About Badimalika Trek
- Trips Highlight
- Badimalika trek Route
- How difficult it is?
- Cost of Badimalika trek
- Things you have to take
- About Badimalika
1. Trip Highlights
- Tribeni Patan
- Trekking in the high altitude of western Nepal.
- Greet by the natural beauty, religion, and people of Bajura.
- You can see an amazing panorama of snow, forests, Greenery lands, Villages, the lifestyle of locals, and many more.
- If you are heading from a flight then you can see the Himalayas.
2. Badimalika Trek Route(Guidebook)
- Kathmandu to Dhangadi by flight
- Dhangadi to Dhadeldhura by Bus/Jeep
- Dadeldhura to Jadanga by the drive for three hours
- Jadanga to Bhudi krodh by drive
- Bhudi Krodh to Bhito by walk
- Bhito to Tribeni by walk
- Tribeni to Badimalika hill by walk
3. How difficult is the Badhimalika Trek?
It is difficult to reach the exact destination of Badimalika. Due to the poor condition of infrastructure you have to face problems. Badimalika lies in the western part of Nepal. Thus, it is very hard for this trek but the result of this trek is amazing.
You will feel thrilled and adventurous while traveling. Badimalika Trek. It is one of the best trekking spots in Nepal. You have to prepare yourself physically and mentally for this trek. It is a difficult trek but you will see breathtaking Himalayans, Greenery land, and heaven on the earth. You will feel amazing by the beautiful pace of that place.
4. Cost of Badhimalika Trek
The cost of trekking to Badimalika Trek depends upon you. Because if you travel solo then it depends upon you. But I suggest you travel to this place with a group. It means how much money you use there while traveling. And if you go through the trekking agency, they are charged according to their policy.
According to the trekking agency, the price range for the best-supported trek is reasonable and affordable. It covers all the transportation charges from Kathmandu to Dhangadi, tents, accommodation, trekking guide, and other facilities as per the need. So this payment range is normal according to the trekking route.
5. Things you have to take while trekking to Badhimalika Trek
- Waterproof Jackets
- Waterproof Pants
- Hands and foot cover
- Down Jacket
- Quick-drying t-shirts
- Thermal T-shirt
- Medicine as per the guide
- Sleeping Bags
- LED headlamp
- Trekking Poles
- Waterproof Boots
- Dry foods
6. About Badhimalika
Badimalika is the Hindu temple of the goddess(Devi). It is situated at the top of the Triveni Municipality of Bajura district of Sudurpachhim Province in Nepal. Moreover, local people visit this temple most during festivals. It lies at an altitude of 4200m above sea level. So it is very hard to reach the top of this trek.
According to Hindu legend, Sati Devi’s father Daksha Prajapati became appearing a Yagya, he invited all of the gods besides Mahadev to the rite. So Sati went to his father’s Yagya ceremony and asked him why he had not invited her husband.
Daksha Prajapati answered that Mahadev drank alcohol, smoked ganja, slept in cemeteries, wore a serpent around his neck, had dreadlocks, covered his body with ash, and wore a tiger disguise, subsequently he was no longer an appropriate person to ask for such a crucial Yagya. Unable to withstand such an insult to her husband, Sati jumped into the Yagya fireplace and gave up her existence. Mahadev became so angered by way of the news of her death that he despatched Birbhadra and Bhoot Gana to kill Daksha Prajapati and smash the Yagya.
After exacting his vengeance, Mahadev commenced mourning the death of his spouse. Mahadev traveled everywhere in the global wearing Sati’s dead body. All through this time, God Vishnu with his Sudarshan chakra wounded Sati’s frame so that it can be infested by using bugs and rot. As Sati’s frame started to rot and its parts fall off, the floor where her frame elements fell became shakti peethas and places of worship. On this system, her left shoulder fell on Mallagiri mountain. This Mallagiri becomes then called Malika.
At last, we can conclude that the Badimalika trek is one of the most thrilling and adventurous trekking trails for the trekkers. If you are planning for this trek. The above-mentioned information may be helpful for you to reach this place. Thank you for reading this blog.