Simikot – Limi valley in the monsoon

We run camping organized trip for ‘Limi Valley Trek’ in the far northwest corner of Nepal. It has beautiful cultural and natural landscape. We recommend Limi valley for monsoon season trekking destination in Nepal because there is not hard raining in July/August. It is so close from Tibet border where goes a few camping organized group each year. This trekking destination has been opened for group trekkers since 2002 however; Limi valley is mostly unexplored, uncrowded trail and unspoiled culture highly influenced with Tibetan.

Simikot to Limi valley is circuit trekking for 17 days in the Humla region. It starts with a night transit in Nepalganj and short flight to Simikot Airstrip on next morning. The Nara La (4620m) pass connects Simikot and remote Limi valley in the upper Humla region. Visit ancient monasteries in Til, Hilji and Jhong villages along Limi Khola route. There is an opportunity to see rare flora and fauna in the valley. Nyalu La (5001m) pass is the highest elevation of this trek that gives spectacular views of Tibet Himalaya including holy mountain Kailash in Tibet and Nepalese mountain peaks such as Api (7132m), Rishi, Byas and Saipal (7031m) etc.

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Highlight of Simiko Limi Valley Trek:
Duration : 16 nights/17 days.
Trek start/end : at Simikot.
Grade : Difficulty because to high alitude.
Trek style : Camping organized trip.
Trek season : Middle of May to October.
Group size: Minimum two and maximum ten clients.
Activities: Walking/Trekking.
Highest elevation : Nyalu La 5001m.
Ethnic group : Majority of Thakuri and Bhotia.
Culture : Mixed culture.
Himalayan Scenery : Mt. Saipal (7031m). Byas, Rishi, Api and Mt. Kailash etc.

Itinerary of Limi Valley Trek:
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Trek briefing, preparation and visit Sawayambunath (Money Temple) in the afternoon.
Day 3: Kathmandu to Nepalganj flight in the afternoon.
Day 4: Fly to Simikot and visit village.
Day 5: To Dharauri 2360m.
Day 6: To Kermit 2860m (visit monastery and village).
Day 7: To Muchu 3068m.
Day 8: To Yari 3663m.
Day 9: To Hilsa 3647m via Nara La 4560m pass.
Day 10: To Manepeme 3950m.
Day 11: To Tiljung 3577m.
Day 12: To Hilji 3741m (visit village and ancient monastery).
Day 13: To Tholing 4152m
Day 14: To Limi 4380m.
Day 15: To Sali Khola 4100m via Nyalu La 5001m pass.
Day 16: To Laga Dhinga 3250m.
Day 17: To Naula 2700m.
Day 18: To Simikot.
Day 19: To Nepaljang flight in the morning and to Kathmandu in the afternoon.
Note:- Trek itinerary can be changed for interested side trip and acclimatizing if needed.

We offer camping organized trip for Limi valley trek. Please inquiry for cost.
Cost includes :
1) Intenational and domestic Airport pick up and departure.
2) Two nights accommodation (Standard double or twin bed room with breakfast) at 2* Hotel at Thamel (Tourist center)/Kathmandu. Note:- The accommodation in Kathmandu can arrange/book according to client choice Hotel type. The clients have to pay differences if needed.
3) Limi valley special trekking permit fees.
4) Kathmandu to Nepalganj to Kathmandu flight tickets.
5) Nepalganj to Simikot to Nepalganj flight tickets.
6) Camping meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with tea or coffee during the trekking days. Cook (chef) prepare hot and fresh Nepali, Indian, Tibetan and Western meals daily.
7) Food, fuel, kitchen euipment and tents for Limi valley trek.
8) Accommodation in Nepalganj.
9) Nepali staffs: An experience guide, cook and necessary porter.
10) Three times meals and daily salary for guide, cook and necessary porters.
11) Insurance of guide, cook and porters.
Cost does not include :
1) Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
2) Personal trekking equipment of clients.
3) Snack, Juice, Coca, Fanta, Sprite, Beer, Whiskey and Mineral water during the trekking days.
4) Personal Insurance of clients such as medical, emergency evacuation, flight and trek cancellation etc.
5) Expenses for personal nature: Hot showers, laundry, donations, museum entry fee, movie/film watching, postage, telephone calls and email/Internet etc.
6) Horse renting.
7) Tips for guide, cook and porters.
8) Sightseeing in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan etc. (City tour guide and transportation can arrange on request).

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Trekking gears for Limi valley trek:
We supply Northface Tent with sleeping pad, kitchen equipments, food and fuel from Kathmandu.
Waterproof trekking shoes and sleeping bag and some other good trekking stuff require for Limi valley trek. We will be sent a detailed equipment list upon trip booking.
Note: We have sleeping bag and down jacket renting facilities without fixed deposit for our clients.

Upcoming Trip Departure for Limi valley trek:
Trip Departure Date: Trip departure date on client's request.
Trip Booking Available: Book this trip now as spaces are available.