Limi Valley Trek

Limi Valley Trek is mixture of Culture, Nature and Adventure. It is far away from the capital, most remote trek in Nepal. Being close to Tibetan Border at north, Limi Valley is fully influenced by Buddhist culture and traditions. Life style of the valley is semi-nomadic and still people follow the polyandry system. Most of the local inhabitants of the trek trail are Thakuri and Chhetri in lower part and Buddhist in borderland. Visit to this isolated Limi valley is defines the true meaning of adventure trekking while making our way through Nepal’s longest river Karnali. We start our Limi Valley Trek we fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj for overnight stay. Next day morning we fly to Simikot from Nepalgunj. Simikot is district headquarter of Humla and gate way to Mount Kailash Tour. We trek up to Simikot Lagna and descend steep down to Majgaun village below the trail and strait walk along the Karnali river to Darapori village via Thuling village. Our Journey continuously follow the Karnali River week long via Kermi village, Yalbang Gompa, Yankar village, Muchu village, Tumkot village, Yari village and finally cross Nara Lagna pass 4500m and descend to Hilsa Nepal – China border. People those go for Mount Kailash journey enter to Tibet from Hilsa. But we return back to Nepal and catch Limi valley route to Manepeme. We further trek toward Til village via Tse Naga Dzong cave. A half day easy trek we will reach to Halji (Halzi) biggest village of Limi. Here we visit Rinchhenling monastery more than thousand-year age. This monastery is built under the guidance of the great Translator Lotsawa Rinchhen Zangpo and fund by Malla king of Jumla. During Rinchhen Zangpo’s life he built 108 monasteries in west Tibet. This monastery is the only one of them and remain inside Nepal. Than we continue trek toward Simikot via Jang village and Jang monastery another village and monastery in Limi, trek over Nyalu La pass 4950m, Seliman Lake, Langdok La, Hepka village to Simikot. From the Takchi bridge road to Lapcha Syar separates. Lapcha Syar is the Nepal – China border in Limi area. One can hire a truck and drive to Lapcha Syar for view of Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar. From top of Nyalu La pass we can see panoramic view of Mount Saipal the tallest mountain of west Nepal and Nail size view of Mount Kailash a far. Best season for Limi Valley Trek is from the month of May to October.  As this region lies on rain shadow area rainfall is minimum and trekking can be done throughout the monsoon. This Limi Valley Trek would be an ideal option for all those physical and mentally fit adventure lovers looking for off the beaten treks avoiding crowded trails with pure isolated insights into nature and culture. Shambhala Holidays is the local travel company from Simikot, Humla and organize every year 5 to 7 groups in this region.

Trip Facts

  • Trek Duration: 17 Days
  • Trek Starting Place: Simikot
  • Trek Ending Place: Simikot
  • Trek Grade: Adventure
  • Trek Cost: USD 1750
  • Trek Destination: Limi Valley Trek
  • Trek Average: 3-8 Hours walk
  • Trek Group Size Minimum: 2 Pax
  • Trek Best Season: Spring and Autumn Season
  • Trek Minimum Altitude: 150m.
  • Trek Maximum Altitude: 4950m.
  • Trek Geography: Wilderness, Hill, River, Lakes, Glacier and Mountain
  • Trek Special Interest: Ethnic Group, Culture, Spiritual, Wildlife and Nature
 

itinerary

Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. O/N Hotel
Day 02: Flight Nepalgunj to Simikot trek to Dharapori 2300m. O/N Camp
Day 03: Dharapori to Kermi 2400m afternoon hotspring bath. O/N Camp
Day 04: Kermi to Yalbang Gompa 2800m. O/N Camp
Day 05: Yalbang Gompa to Tumkot Khola 3000m. O/N Camp
Day 06: Tumkot Khola to Thado Dunga 3800m. O/N Camp
Day 07: Thado Dunga to Hilsa 3600m. O/N Camp
Day 08: Hilsa to Mane Peme 3800m. O/N Camp
Day 09: Mane Peme to Til Chhu 3700m. O/N Camp
Day 10: Til Chhu to Halji 3700m. O/N Camp
Day 11: Halji to Tashithang 3600m. O/N Camp
Day 12: Tashithang to Talung 3900m. O/N Camp
Day 13: Talung to Singjyungma 3200m. O/N Camp
Day 14: Singjyungma to Langdok La Phedi 3500m. O/N Camp
Day 15: Langdok La Phedi to Yabka Khola 3300m. O/N Camp
Day 16: Yabka Khola to Simikot 2650m. O/N Camp
Day 17: Fly to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj

Service includes

Trip cost includes:

  • All arrival and departure transport
  • Upper Humla Trek permit fees USD 50 per person per week
  • All camping and food arrangement during Trek
  • Local Trek guide, cook and supporting staff
  • Porter / Mules for luggage
  • All local camping charges
  • Double sharing BB basis hotel in Nepalgunj
  • Government royalties
  • Medical insurance of trekking staff

 

Trip cost excludes:

  • Nepal visa fee and domestic airfare Kathmandu – Nepalgunj – Simikot round trip
  • All kinds of alcoholic drink during trekking
  • Sightseeing, Hotel and food in Kathmandu
  • Travel insurance, cost of medical services and helicopter evacuation incase of sick
  • Personal trekking equipment like sleeping bag and wearing cloths
  • Tips for supporting staff (Tips is expected)

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Limi Valley Trek

Limi Valley Trek is mixture of Culture, Nature and Adventure. It is far away from the capital, most remote trek in Nepal. Being close to Tibetan Border at north, Limi Valley is fully influenced by Buddhist culture and traditions. Life style of the valley is semi-nomadic and still people follow the polyandry system. Most of the local inhabitants of the trek trail are Thakuri and Chhetri in lower part and Buddhist in borderland. Visit to this isolated Limi valley is defines the true meaning of adventure trekking while making our way through Nepal’s longest river Karnali.

We start our Limi Valley Trek we fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj for overnight stay. Next day morning we fly to Simikot from Nepalgunj. Simikot is district headquarter of Humla and gate way to Mount Kailash Tour. We trek up to Simikot Lagna and descend steep down to Majgaun village below the trail and strait walk along the Karnali river to Darapori village via Thuling village. Our Journey continuously follow the Karnali River week long via Kermi village, Yalbang Gompa, Yankar village, Muchu village, Tumkot village, Yari village and finally cross Nara Lagna pass 4500m and descend to Hilsa Nepal – China border. People those go for Mount Kailash journey enter to Tibet from Hilsa. But we return back to Nepal and catch Limi valley route to Manepeme. We further trek toward Til village via Tse Naga Dzong cave. A half day easy trek we will reach to Halji (Halzi) biggest village of Limi. Here we visit Rinchhenling monastery more than thousand-year age. This monastery is built under the guidance of the great Translator Lotsawa Rinchhen Zangpo and fund by Malla king of Jumla. During Rinchhen Zangpo’s life he built 108 monasteries in west Tibet. This monastery is the only one of them and remain inside Nepal. Than we continue trek toward Simikot via Jang village and Jang monastery another village and monastery in Limi, trek over Nyalu La pass 4950m, Seliman Lake, Langdok La, Hepka village to Simikot. From the Takchi bridge road to Lapcha Syar separates. Lapcha Syar is the Nepal – China border in Limi area. One can hire a truck and drive to Lapcha Syar for view of Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar. From top of Nyalu La pass we can see panoramic view of Mount Saipal the tallest mountain of west Nepal and Nail size view of Mount Kailash a far.

Best season for Limi Valley Trek is from the month of May to October.  As this region lies on rain shadow area rainfall is minimum and trekking can be done throughout the monsoon. This Limi Valley Trek would be an ideal option for all those physical and mentally fit adventure lovers looking for off the beaten treks avoiding crowded trails with pure isolated insights into nature and culture. Shambhala Holidays is the local travel company from Simikot, Humla and organize every year 5 to 7 groups in this region.

Trip Facts

  • Trek Duration: 17 Days
  • Trek Starting Place: Simikot
  • Trek Ending Place: Simikot
  • Trek Grade: Adventure
  • Trek Cost: USD 1750
  • Trek Destination: Limi Valley Trek
  • Trek Average: 3-8 Hours walk
  • Trek Group Size Minimum: 2 Pax
  • Trek Best Season: Spring and Autumn Season
  • Trek Minimum Altitude: 150m.
  • Trek Maximum Altitude: 4950m.
  • Trek Geography: Wilderness, Hill, River, Lakes, Glacier and Mountain
  • Trek Special Interest: Ethnic Group, Culture, Spiritual, Wildlife and Nature

 

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