Humla Limi Valley Trek

19 Day 18 Night

The  Limi Valley trek is the last area of the wilderness of the Humla district of Nepal. It is an isolated valley stretching from the borders of Nepal and Tibet. It is known to be one of the few places on earth where the true adventure step for the unknown

The Limi Valley trek starts from Nepalgunj to Simikot by air and it starts from Simikot, the administrative headquarters of Humla. Trekkers will find hiking trades and religious trails throughout the year. To the borders of China and Nepal, they can get a glimpse of Mount Kailash, Mount Saipal, Mount Mendun and Ghur-La Hon. Along the way, there are natural waterfalls, fresh water fountains and dense forests. Marmot, wolf, wild yak, blue sheep, wild donkey, ash, Himalayan black beer are some of the animals living in this area. Occasionally, highly endangered mammals such as blue sheep and snow leopards can be found in this exotic region. Once you reach the Limi Valley, because of the close borders, the locals are of Tibetan descent and their unique beliefs, cultures and traditions go together.

The source of their income is the livestock and sometimes, the goods trade. You may remember that the culture is well preserved here. At the height of 5 meters, from the top of the Guerkara you can enjoy panoramic views of the Nepalese Himalayan Saran, Kanjirwa, Kanti, Gorakh, Snowy Himalayan range. We take the Kharpunath Travels Aid Tour as one of our major responsibilities to ensure that our customers take the most of their travels and therefore take the details at the very least.

Limey Valley has only recently opened to tourists. Even today, the Nepal government gives limited permits and special fees to protect the eco-system. Despite the difficulty of getting permission, every bit is worth it because Lime Valley is like no other place on the entire planet as it proves to be the most exciting adventure for the Daredevils. In restricted areas, you need to be in a group of two to travel. This is a requirement set by  the government. We make sure that all of our customers are aware of the rules and regulations before embarking on a jour

 

 

  • Day 1: Kathmandu to Nepalgunj by air 1hrs. or by bus 9hrs. Over night at Guest House.

    Kathmandu to Nepalgunj by bus takes about 9hrs but flight takes about 45 minutes. How ever the transport we take, we have to stay in Nepalgunj overnight.

  • Day 2: Nepalgunj to Simikot by air -Trek to Dharapuri 2400m.O/N

    Mostly the flight leaves in the morning and just takes about 45 minutes. As soon as you landed in Simikot GAT staffs will meet you and take you to the camp. Your trek goes up hill through the wheat and barley field to Yakba. This top affords the great views of Humla Karnali valley. Steeply down to Masigaon for lunch and again down to Yakba Khola and cross the metal suspension bridge to Dharapuri.

  • Day 3: Dharapuri- Sally Khola 6hrs.

    Walk over a ridge onto big valley of potatoes, buckwheat and barly field. The path is level and walnut tree and apricot trees makes more buety of the area. Passing the Police check post and Thakuri village and last rice cultivation to the harash land.

  • Day 4: Sally Khola-Muchu 6 hrs.

    After you left the camp sites the path goes gradually up & down hill through the forest. Passing Yak shepherds, water falls and many western part of mountain ranges. Near Kermi there is Natural hot spring which is perfect place for for washing and taking bathe. Walk through big valley of potatoes and buckwheat field then walk through the pine forest and trek down to Chumsa Khola. Cross the river and walk rocky part of the hill to Muchu. Overnight at Camp.

  • Day 5: Muchu Khola 2845m - Yari 5.5hrs.

    Today mostly your are descending to Humla Karnali River. Many pilgrimage meet you here to go Kailash. Muchu is busy village for local, police post, Governmental hospitals,Your trek goes through the ridge all up hill. Mani walls, prayers flags, pine forest and the valley makes you trek more pleasant. Over night at Camp.

  • Day 6: Yari- Hilsa 6hrs.

    Every day the path goes up and down and walk through the pine bush. You see the old trade path of Humli people. Goes over a Nara La pass 4600m it is tough and the rock are not stik together. Always pay your attention to go a head. Overnight at Hilsa.

  • Day 7: Hilsa to Manepeme. 4hrs.3720m. Dharmsala to Talung camp 7.5hrs. 4600m.

    Some time you are trekking through the narrow path and see the Karnali river in the lavel. The path is windy so prepare your jacket for your hiked. Hilsa is the nearest port of Tibet and local collect fire wood and yak dong for heating take to Tibet and exchange with necessary goods. If you want to end your trek here is also possible because there is an air port. Only charter Heli flight can be operates. Over Night at tent. Walking through the grass land up hill till moraine and walk into the snow cover valley. Mostly our staffs will try to follow the local traders who are passing through Mt. Kailash, if there is too much snow. This valley is famous for snow leopard and blue ship. Over night at Camp.

  • Day 8: Manepene to Til 8hrs. 3970m. Talung camp to Jang 7hrs.4150m.

    To day the distance looks short but on the reality convoluted path weaves its way through ravines and up and down trails. The path is very difficult and more ups and downs. You are almost walking through the trans Himalaya dread path so always careful with yak and sheep who is carrying loads for trade. Over night at camp.

  • Day 9: Til to Halji 4hrs.3670m.

    This is you rest day to exploring the village and so on. Jang village is divided into 3 sections and very interesting to visit all of them culturally. Over night at Camp.

  • Day 10: Halji to Jang 4hrs.3970m.

    You are going to start earlier than previous day due to the Rinzin Ling Gompa which is the most important Gompa in this area. Until Halji Danda you are going little up and down to barley fields. The giant Chorten and unbelievable long prayer flags marked the border of southwestern entrance. Over night at Tented camp.

  • Day 11: Jang – Rest day for acclimatization.

    Now you are in last village of limi valley. Try to explore and take the advantage of visiting valley and village. Along the way you are passing cultivate land and chorten. Overnight at tented camp.

  • Day 12: Jang to Yak Kharka 6hrs.

    To day the distance looks short but on the reality convoluted path weaves its way through ravines and up and down trails. The path is very difficult and more ups and downs. You are almost walking through the trans Himalaya dread path so always careful with yak and sheep who is carrying loads for trade. Over night at camp.

  • Day 13: Yak Kharka to View point 7 hrs

    This is a exploration day, so we take you to the view point 4900m. to look at the closest distance of Mt. Kailash and Lake Manasarover in Tibet. This is long day but very worthy day of your trek. We deliver the packed lunch for the day. Evening back to camp and overnight.

  • Day 14: Trek to Talung Base Camp 4370m

    The path is goes gradually down hill to river and visit the natural hot spring. All the path is like a bearen land. After the hot spring the lake appears in front and passing all these walk about 2 hours to Base camp

  • Day 15: Talung base camp over a pass to Talung. 7hrs.

    Walk 3 hours slowly to the top of the Talung and descend about 3 hrs to Talung village. As you are going to cross the pass ofcourse you can see all western range of Himalaya. Overnight at camp.

  • Day 16: Talung to Shingungma

    Today we are taking the lower path to Yangar village. Fine local village where is the local boarding school is. We can make a sight trip to Namka Khyung Dzong Gompa is about 65 yrs old monastery. Overnight at Camp.

  • Day 17: Shingungma to Dhinga Laga

    Today we are going uphill to meet the beginning path of your trek. There is a small pass which is about 3100m. Pass small village and forest to the camp. Overnight at Tent.

  • Day 18: Dinga Laga to Simikot 4hrs.

    Mostly walking through the small village and bush. Passing the yak pastureland and hut to a stream and Over night at tented camp.

  • Day 19: Flight to Nepalganj to Kathmandu.

    Most of the flight leaves in the morning from Simikot to Nepaljung and afternoon flight to Kathamndu.

Cost Includes:
  • Restricted area Trekking permit/Special permit.
  • Land transportation to and from
  • Accommodation in lodges/tented camp during the trek
  • A guide and required number of porter (s), Essential equipment.
  • Airport pick up and drop.
  • Safe Drinking Water
  • Insurance of Guide and porters.
  • Full board Meals while in the trekking
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System)
  • Flight tickets KTM-Nepaljung-Simikot-KTM
  • Cooking Utensil and Camping gears.
  • 1night accommodation in Nepaljung. Cost Exclude

Cost Excludes:
  • Personal expenses and all kind of drinks if you choose the tea house trek.
  • Insurance and Tips
  • Emergency evacuation by Helicopter, Airport tax and custom clearance
  • Alternative transportation in case of heavy rain, landslide, strike, road blockade etc.

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