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Hiking Adventure Limi Valley Trek, Nepal

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 28 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 15 people
Destination(s): Nepal  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 3100 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3100 US Dollar (USD)

The Limi Valley, which is at high altitude and very narrow, is often known as the hidden Himalayan Vallety. It contains three villages set in the mountains, immensely beautiful and rich in biodiversity, and steeped in ancient culture. It is the most remote area in the Humla region of Karnali zone, north-west Nepal, and the least developed. It is this remoteness and inaccessibility that causes many of the difficulties for the people who live there: there are no roads. People have no option but to rely on a subsistence economy based on labor and with limited livestock. Only around 1% of the land is arable, such that cultivation of grain for food on any scale is not possible.

Til village is the westernmost of the three villages in the Limi valley; it is at an altitude of 3,870 m and lies close to the confluence of one of the tributaries to the main river in the valley bottom. The track linking Til with Simikot is the only one that lies entirely within Nepalese territory; the Nyalu La Pass on the track is snow-free and therefore passable only between about mid-April and mid-November. Like the other two villages in Limi, the language and culture are Tibetan, and the agricultural methods of local people are Tibetan. Barley, the main crop of the region, and small amounts of other crops, are grown on terraces formed in the sandy soils of the region.

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (1320 m). Overnight in hotel.

Day 2: Free day for trek preparation and sightseeing in Kathmandu. Overnight in hotel.

Day 3: Flight to Nepalgunj (1320 m). Overnight in hotel.

Day 4: Flight to Simikot (2950 m). Overnight camping.

Day 5: Trek to Kermi (2700 m).

Day 6: Yalbang Gumba (3000 m).

Day 7: Tumkot (3100 m).

Day 8: Yari (4000 m) and camp in a field.

Day 9: Explore in and around Yari village to acclimatize.

Day 10: Shivshiv (4200 m).

Day 11: Nara La (4500 m) - Hilsa (3700 m).

Day 12: Manepema (3900 m).

Day 13: Haljee (3600 m).

Day 14: Gombayok.

Day 15: Takchhe.

Day 16: Sakya Khola.

Day 17: Gyuokharka.

Day 18: Gyuokharka Round (5000 m).

Day 19: Takchhe.

Day 20: Talung Khola Valley.

Day 21: Nyalu Lagna (5000 m) - Dharamsala.

Days 22 & 23: Kermi.

Day 24: Pani Nyaula.

Day 25: Simikot.

Day 26: Flight to Nepalgunj then connecting flight to Kathmandu. Overnight in hotel.

Day 27: Free time in Kathmandu. Overnight in hotel.

Day 28: Drive to the airport for flight to onward destination.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

About This Supplier
Location: Nepal
Joined InfoHub: Apr 2010

Greetings from the Himalayan Country of Nepal! M20227 is the largest full service trekking and tour operator in Nepal. We are fully recognized by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation of Nepal, the Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN), the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) and the...

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