Mount Saipal is a beautiful peak whether you view it from the east or the north. The East Base camp heads south from Simikot and makes a deviation through the steep-sided forested countryside.
Located in the northwest corner of Nepal on the border with Tibet, the district of Humla is seen by some as one of Nepal’s hidden gems and by others as a poverty-stricken and food insecure area in need of development. However, the area is home to rich cultural and ecological diversity and has significant ties with two sacred pilgrimage sites: Mount Kailas (aka Kang Rinpoche/Tise) and Lake Manasarovar.
You will trek on the ancient salt trading and pilgrimage route to the border of Nepal and China. It involves crossing the Nara Lagna 4,620 m and Nyalu La 4900 m passes, with magnificent views of the Himalayas.