Humla Limi Valley Trek

Duration: 18 Days Price from: US$3475
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: As per Itinerary
  • Food: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner(BLD)
  • Accommodation: Hotel, Lodge and camping
  • Group Size: Min 1 Pax
  • Max Elevation: 4,590 m
  • Best Time: March - May & October - November


  • Adventurous and trodden trail
  • Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj to Simikot
  • Get to see wonderful landscape views
  • Explore unspoiled Limi Valley
  • Cross Nara La Pass
  • Experience rich culture and tradition influenced by shamanism
  • Trek through picturesque villages
  • Witness breath-taking views of the Himalaya mountains

About Humla Limi Valley Trek

Humla Limi Valley Trek traverses around the western Nepal in remote and unspoiled Limi Valley. This trek will take you way back in time and open hundreds of years old culture and lifestyle. The isolation of the region has kept it far away from modernization. It is like the time has stopped for this part of Nepal. Moreover, ancient Buddhist tradition mixed with shamanistic influences is still an important part of daily life here.

During the Humla Limi Valley Trekking, the trail moves along the salt trading route and pilgrimage route. You will cross the Nara La Pass (4,620 m) and other small passes. The trek offers stunning landscape views along with many Himalayan mountains. As the trail passes through dense forests, you might get to witness snow-leopard, blue sheep, hyenas, musk deer, jackals, etc. The trail is difficult and demands good physical fitness.


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Enjoying beautiful scenery, land at Kathmandu airport. Complete the customs and meet our representative at the Airport terminal gate waiting for you holding your nameplate. He takes you to the hotel. Later, meet with your tour guide at the hotel lobby and go on welcome dinner. 

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel

Begin your day slowly with a refreshing cup of coffee and delicious breakfast. After that, go on a guided sightseeing tour to UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Boudhnath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. In the late afternoon, you meet with your trek guide. He will brief you about the trail and go through all the gears for the last time.

  • Meals: Breakfast only
  • Accommodation: Hotel

Today, you fly to Nepalgunj, which is the border region. Land at the airport and move to a hotel. If you want you can visit the nearby market. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Hotel

Today, you will take another flight to Simikot, early in the morning. Flight offers amazing scenery and snow-capped mountain views. From here, begin ascending to a small pass and descend to Dharapani. The trail passes through lush pine forests and small villages. You will set the camp near the Karnali River. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

Following Karnali River, you begin trekking and ascend & descend as the trail move. Further, the trail passes through a narrow gorge with high rocky slopes and terraced fields. Passing through two natural hot springs, you ascend and reach Kermi village. Here, you will visit Laikyo Gompa and Lhundrup Choeling Gompa. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

Most parts of the trail include ascend. Traversing through a lush forest of pine, you descend by another forest. Cross a bridge and reach a small village, where you will stop for lunch. From here, you walk for around three hours and cross a bridge. The trail leads you to an open field near Chumsa Khola, where you will spend the night.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

Trekking through dense forests of pine and birch, you ascend and reach the top of a glacial moraine. The trail further crosses many streams and Chusa Khola. From here, you ascend to Dharmasala for a night stay.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

After having breakfast, you begin ascending towards Nyala Pass. Crossing the pass, you will enter in beautiful Limi Valley. The trail descends to Talung, which is the first village in the valley. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

The trail moves high above from Tshom Tso, a shoreline of 1,200 m. Crossing many rivers, you ascend to Tukuche Valley. The trail then leads to Lapcha La (5,688 m). From here, you trek and reach Jang for night stay.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

Today is a day of rest. You will spend the day exploring Jang village. You can also climb to a valley above to witness wonderful views. Jang is a beautiful village surrounded by cliff rocks and peaks.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

The trail descends and passes by stone chortens and Renzin Ling Gompa. It is a very important religious site in Limi Valley. The trail then becomes rugged and steep. With a few ascends and descends, you reach Halji. Here you get to visit an ancient gompa, which used to visit by Rinpoche.  

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

The trail ascends and descends to Till. Leaving Halji, you pass through fields and drop down to Tache Chu. Further, crossing a bridge, you walk and cross a suspension bridge. From here, the trail ascends to Till that welcomes you with superb views of mountains.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

The day begins with ascend through grazing fields and pass by small villages. Further, the trail moves along a small stream and ascend. Enjoying an excellent view of the Humla Karnali River, you reach Manepene village.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

The trail descends, and further, passes through the landslide area. You see the stunning view of Nara La (4,590 m) and slowly descend through the barley field and reach Hilsa. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

The trail gradually ascends along a few narrow paths to Nara La Pass. Passing by a small lake, you descend to Sipsip and then to Yori villages. From there, you walk on a windy trail and reach Palbang. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

It is going to be a relaxing day. Most parts of the trail descends. On the way, you might get to meet with trekkers of Mt. Kailash. The trail passes through lush juniper forests and takes you to Mucha. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

Following the Humla Karnali river, you cross a bridge and trek along the lower trail. After a few ascends and descends, you reach Yabang. From here, you ascend on the steep path and reach the trading center of Humla and Bajura. Further, you walk for half an hour and cross a suspension bridge to reach Chums Khola.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

You ascend and reach the trail junction. From here, you trek towards Nyalu Lagna and follow the same trail back towards Dharapani.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

Walking along a low route, you pass by Masigaon and ascend to Simikot. You will be retracing the trail.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Camp

An early morning flight will take you back to Nepaljung and then to Kathmandu. Move to the hotel and rest. Later, stroll on the vibrant streets of Thamel and end your day dining in one of the many restaurants in Thamel.

  • Meals: Breakfast & lunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel

Today, you can spend the day as per your wish. Visit nearby tourist sites and explore the bustling streets of Thamel. Dine-in a fine restaurant and enjoy your last day in Kathmandu. In the evening, you will have a farewell dinner organized by the company.

  • Meals: Breakfast & farewell dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel

The day begins early. You get ready to check-out of the hotel. Our team member will move you to the Airport according to your flight departure time.

What's Included

  • Arrival and departure transfer services to/from both airport as per itinerary
  • Three-star or similar hotels for accommodation in Kathmandu and Nepalgunj
  • Experienced and government-licensed trekking guide, Experienced cook & all the staffs during the trekking
  • Schedule flight tickets for Kathmandu-Nepalgunj-Simikot-Kathmandu 
  • All the camping equipment like; cooking utensils, kitchen tent, dining tents, toilet tents, tables, chairs sleeping tent twin basis 
  • 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch & dinner with tea/coffee) during the journey
  • Welcome & farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant 
  • All the food and fuel for trek
  • All necessary permits for Limivalley trek
  • All wages, equipment, medicals, and accidental insurances for involved staffs
  • First Aid medical kits
  • Satellite phone carrying by Guide for communication and available for members with the cost of US$ 3 per minute call
  • Emergency Oxygen, mask, and regulator provided on requirement of guest with appropriate charge
  • Complete pre-departure information
  • Flight ticket reconfirmation
  • Visa extension procedure services (if necessary)
  • Free Ascent Trails T-shirt, brochure, duffel bag, etc

What's Excluded

  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except for the welcome & farewell dinner)
  • Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars during the trekking
  • Any personal expenses like laundry, charging, etc
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations, etc
  • Extra transportation out of the itinerary program
  • Any additional staff other than specified
  • Rescue, repatriation, medicines, medical tests and hospitalization expenses
  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue
  • Wallie-talkies & filming permit (if any special camera or walkies-talkies are taken on the journey)
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phone & Internet expenses
  • Tips and gifts for staff 
  • Airfare of international flights
  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance on arrival in Kathmandu)
  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities, which are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any other item not included in the “COST INCLUDES” section

Useful Info

What to expect during Humla Limi Valley Trek?

Humla Limi Valley Trek is an adventurous journey that leads to the unspoiled and pristine Limi Valley, where you will get to see stunning views and rich culture. As it is a journey to the remotest part of the Himalayas the facility will be bare minimum on the trail. The trail is less crowded and will give you enough peaceful time.

Why go on Humla Limi Valley Trek with us?

We have professionally designed our Humla Limi Valley Trek itinerary including ample acclimatization days. Moreover, you will be guided by a professional guide who has traveled in this part of Nepal many times and is well-known to the region. Likewise, we assure you that with us, you will be trekking safely and soundly without harming the environment in any way.

Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) Symptoms & Prevention

Acute Mountain Sickness or altitude sickness can be daunting during the Humla Limi Valley Trekking. As you will be gaining altitude over the days, it is very important to adjust your body with the increasing elevation. We are well prepared to tackle this problem as our itinerary and guide are both got professionally prepared.

Read below to know more in detail about altitude sickness symptoms & preventive measures:-

Symptoms of altitude sickness

  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath with exertion

Preventive measures

  • Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages
  • Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
  • Try to spend the night in lower altitude
  • Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
  • Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
  • Do not push yourself

Best time to go to Humla Limi Valley Trek

Spring (March to May) and Autumn (October to November) is the best time to go on Humla Limi Valley Trek because of stable weather. The sky remains clear with warm days, perfect for trekking. During Spring, the trail gets bloomed up with numerous wildflowers, whereas in Autumn, you get to be part of several festivals.

Other seasons Summer, Monsoon, and Winter is not an ideal time to go on this trek. The unstable weather and gloomy days make the trekking difficult. Heavy rainfall results in the slippery trail and harsh cold all the accommodation on the trail.

Accommodation during Humla Limi Valley Trek

During Humla Limi Valley Trek, you spend all the nights in camps. It is a camping trek. We will carry all the tents and basic equipment with ourselves. We offer a good quality tent that will keep you warm during the night. Likewise, we will have separate tents for dining and washroom.

Food & Water on Humla Limi Valley Trek

During Humla Limi Valley Trek, all the meals will be prepared by us. As it is a camping trek, all necessary equipment is carried along the trail. We will serve you delicious and hygienic meals. You can expect to have dishes like toast, egg, sandwiches, pasta, rice, lentils, veggies, porridge, etc. We will carry water purification tablets with ourselves and purify our water before drinking it.

Tailor-Made Options

Opt for our tailor-made option, if our offered itinerary does suits your timing our needs. Share your requirements with us, and we will make sure to meet your all needs during Humla Limi Valley Trek 22 Days. You can add or remove days that make the journey shorter or longer.

Environmental Practices

While traveling with us, you will be only leaving behind your footprint. We are highly committed to sustainable trips. We make sure all of our ventures are organized on an eco-friendly basis. We do not leave our waste behind and try to minimize it as much as possible. Likewise, we also closely work with the locals and contribute to the development of the region.