Limi Valley Trekking Nepal


Trip Overview

Limi Valley Trekking includes tremendous scenically and culturally diverse trekking destination in Nepal Himalaya region. Limi valley is situated in north of Humla district and close to the border of Tibet. The Government grants permission to do trekking in this region since 2002 for foreigner trekkers. The region could not affect by modernization and unexplored by numerous tourists because of lack of awareness by government and various private sectors. There is no limitation with describe about this place. The region is really like heaven. Local people living in Limi valley practice Buddhist religion.

Trekkers will follow the ancient salt trading and pilgrim’s trail of Nepal border and Tibet. To do Limi Valley Trekking trekkers must issue special permit through registered trekking agency of Nepal. The core attraction, famous and popular of the Limi Valley is magnificent views of Himalayan peaks, Mt. Saipal (7030m), Mt. Kailash Mt. Kanjiroba, Api, Kanti, byas Rishi, cliff, occupied of gorgeous, landscape, Flora, Fauna, unique formation of land, wolf, wild yak, Himalayan black bear, snow leopard , far back centaury Buddhist traditions etc. People engaged livestock, sale wooden pots dessert, tea bowl yogurt etc. in a society polyandry marriage system is allowed because of bad economic level.

Limi Valley Trekking Nepal

If given Limi Valley Trekking itinerary is not suitable for you, we design another itinerary as per your desire and duration of holidays. If you need more information about Limi Valley Trekking please fell free to contact us.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350M/4425FT) (A)
Showing your name board, our airport representative waits in Kathmandu International Airport (TIA). You transfer to hotel, check in and free time. Have enjoy!

Day 2: Trip Final Preperation in Kathmandu (A,B)
In the morning, generally at 8 am, Eco-friendly Treks staff come to meet you at your hotel. Please manage to be there at lobby with:

(a) your original passport to prepare necessary adventure eco holiday permit/s from the concerned authority,

(b) a couple of same passport size photos for permit/s and,

(c) Trip final full payment. The staff introduce you with your trip guide at the same time. You have time to interact with your guide, he may check and suggest your trip equipmment and packing for the trip on your interest, please tell us if you like this. The rest of the day, you may buy or hire additional equipment and packing (if necessary). Then, you rest for acclimatization and final preperation for the trip. If you like any additional program for the day, please inform us at the time of mail corresponding.

Day 3: Afternoon: Fly to Nepalgunju 1 Hrs. (A,B,L,D)
Nepalgunj is located in the far south west of Nepal. It is a busy crowded city, which lies close to the Indian border.

Day 4: Fly to Simikot (2856M/9391FT) then trek to Dharapuri (2400M/7867FT) (A,B,L,D)
Fly by fixed winged Charter flight to Simikot, the headquarters of Nepal’s most remote district, Humla. After meeting our crew, set out for trek, climbing up from the airstrip on a rocky trail past fields of barley and wheat, ascend a forested ridge above the town of Simikot, before making a long steep decent past Dandaphoya. The trail is then fairly level, through walnut and apricot trees, until you come to the scattered village of Dhara Pokhari which is divided by the Yakba Khola.

Day 5: Trek to Salli Khola (2400M/7867FT) (A,B,L,D)
Leave campsite and then cross a long screed slope and follow the river to a waterfall near the shepherds’ camp at Chachera. The trail then climbs over a ridge and bypass the village of Kermi before entering a big valley with walled fields of potato and buckwheat. After walking through a sparse pine forest you will descend from the ridge to the Salli Khola. Camp by the river.

Day 6: Trek to Muchu (2920M/9571FT) (A,B,L,D)
Cross the river and climb over a rocky ridge before descending to the gray waters of the Humla Karnali. After crossing another ridge there comes a sandy meadow where goat herders often camp by the river. Beyond the meadow the valley narrows and cross several more ridges, passing the villages of Yalbang and Yangar. The trail then winds its way precariously above the river before you cross a suspension bridge to the village of Muchu

Day 7: Trek to Sipsip (4330M/14193FT) (A,B,L,D)
From Muchu, the trail follows over a ridge to the Tumkot Khola and then along the rocky streambed for a short distance before beginning a steep climb through a rock-filled gully. Pass through Palbang and its bright yellow mustard fields to the small settlement of Yari and beyond here the route climbs up the valley towards a pass, the Nara Lagna. Camp below the pass in a meadow known as Sipsip.

Day 8: Trek over Nara la pass (4325M/14177FT) – camp at Hilsa -Camp (A,B,L,D)
From the top of the pass it is a steep and rough descent to the Karnali river. A short distance from the river, you will see stone pillars that mark the boundary between Nepal and China.

Day 9: Trek to Manepema (3990M/13080FT) (A,B,L,D)
There is check post at Hilsa, follow the trail that meet the main trail from Sher to the limi valley. You head north east looking down to the Humla Karnali river, the trail here is ups and downs, enjoy the stunning views of Himalaya and good chance to see exotic blue sheep and snow leopards. Manepeme is named after huge stone that is carved with a mantra “Om Mane Padme ome”.

Day 10: Trek to Til (4200M/13767FT) (A,B,L,D)
After breakfast the trail weaves in and out of ravines on the side of the valley, climbing gradually towards the foot of the rock place. The trail descends to a tiny stream then continues down and cross a slope. Climb over two rocky ridges and make a short descend to two chortens that marks the end of ridge above Til Chu. You get to see the first view of Til Gompa across the valley and the barley fields of the Till village. You descend all the way down to a campsite at its confluence with Takchi chu and Til chu.

Day 11: Trek to Limi (4600M/14079FT) (A,B,L,D)
Follow the river of Takchi Chu crossing it on a wooden bridge. After a short walk pass the barley field into Halji, 3670 m. You can bypass the village staying near the river in a pleasant plantation of willow trees. Visit Rijziling Gompa in the heart of the Halji village. The Gompa is dated back to 1000 years and 30 monks are serving there. People depend on farming barley and trade to the boarder at Tibet. Trek further to a small village Sunkhani and reach to a beautiful village Limi.

Day 12: Trek to Yang (4400M/14423FT) (A,B,L,D)
The valley becomes rockier as a trail makes gradual ups and downs. People in Limi make well finished wooded bowls from pine, birch and maple trees that grow on the south side of the river. Pass the village and trek uphill you come to camp site where you see Hot spring, enjoy bathing at hot spring.

Day 13: Rest day (A,B,L,D)

Day 14: Trek to Talung (4370M/14324FT) (A,B,L,D)
A short climb takes you over a rocky ridge. Talung is a village that was abandoned many years ago, parts of remnants are still there. There is little hot spring spring on the way. After the lake you ascent about 1 hour to our camp site at Talung.

Day 15: Between the valleys, camp at Dhingba (3610M/11833FT) (A,B,L,D)
Talung to Dhingba is strnous, long day crossing 3 pass, Pali La, Kuki la and Sechi la. Arriving at Dhingba you feel relieved.

Day 16: Yakba (3060M/10030FT) (A,B,L,D)
Easy and short day to reach Yakba, it is a pleasant day.

Day 17: Simikot (2950M/9670FT) (A,B,L,D)
Trek to Simikot for overnight, last day with staffs, fare well and good night.

Day 18: Fly Nepalunj to Kathmandu. (A,B,L)

Day 19: Spare day (A,B)

Day 20: Transfer to airport, depart Kathmandu. (B)
(Abbreviation: A = Accommodation, B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)

Guide & Logistics

Price Includes:

  • We meet you at Kathmandu airport and transfer to your hotel
  • Double room in sharing basis with breakfast at 5 star hotel in Kathmandu
  • Three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) as per itinerary at main trip duration
  • Required permit/s for the trip
  • Experienced trip guide and his daily expenses (meals, transport, tent, insurance)
  • Land transfer to and from trip starting and ending points as per itinerary
  • Domestic Airfare if needed (confirm this at the time of trip booking with us) and 100 kg cargo each
  • All taxes (Value Added Tax and income tax if/when apply)
  • We transfer you to Kathmandu international airport for onward flight as per itinerary
  • Agency service charges
  • Supporters (Porters) during the trip
  • Kitchen utensils required, during the trip
  • Kitchen tent / Kitchen (camping) charge at base camp during the trip
  • Toilet tent and pitchment charge at base camp during the trip
  • Double tent for each of you up to base camp
  • Tent grounding service to be paid at local
  • Sleeping bag service during trip
  • Peak Climbing royalty and permit for Nepal Government
  • Staffs ( Cook and Kitchen) charges
  • Other supports: first aid kit during main trip

Price NOT Included:

  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Hot and cold drinks are not available except mineral water
  • Tipping
  • All except explained in “Cost Includes” above

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Trip facts

  • 20 Days
  • Grade: PD
  • Lodging: Lodge
  • Size: 2-20 Persons
  • Dept: Each Month 5th
  • Trip Season: Autumn/Spring
  • Trip Type: Trekking
  • Price: USD /each

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Very good value for money spent. We all arranged and generally well managed.

- GLENN INGRAM

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