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Limi Valley Trek

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Small-Group Departure price per person
Private Tour price per person

Witness the Vibrant Tibetan Culture and Lifestyle

The Limi valley is one of the few fabulous places to witness the vibrant Tibetan culture and lifestyle. This is possible because of the ongoing marital relationship between the people of Western Nepal and Tibet. 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 Himalaya.

You might have the opportunity to spot the elusive snow leopard, Himalayan Blue Sheep (bharal), musk deer, jackals and Kiangs – Tibetan wild asses on this trek. This 18-day-long trip provides insight into one of the less-visited parts of authentic Nepal. The trekking tour takes 15 days and is between moderate to strenuous toughness. It involves hiking several hours daily at high altitudes. The majority of this trek takes place above 3000 m. Therefore, you might feel some effects of high altitude. The best season for this trip is between May and October, as the passes will likely be under snow for the rest of the year.

Experience the vibrant Tibetan culture and lifestyle in the beautiful Limi Valley, located in the western region of Nepal. This 18-day trek takes you on the ancient salt trading and pilgrimage route to the Nepal-China border, crossing the Nara Lagna and Nyalu La passes with breathtaking views of the Himalayas.

While trekking, you may have the opportunity to spot rare wildlife such as the snow leopard, Himalayan Blue Sheep, musk deer, jackals, and Kiangs (Tibetan wild asses). The journey provides a unique insight into authentic Nepal, as the Limi Valley is one of the less-visited areas of the country.

The trek is moderate to strenuous, with several hours of hiking daily at high altitudes above 3000m. It is essential to be prepared for the effects of high altitude. The best time to embark on this adventure is between May and October when the passes will likely be snow-free.
Highlights of the trip include exploring the stunning rock formations along the Karnali river, bathing in the healing hot springs at Chugzur, and crossing breathtaking passes above 4800m. With our expert trek leader ensuring your safety and enhancing your experience, we offer a unique approach to adventure tours. We prioritize your comfort by arranging stays in less busy Deluxe Eco-lodges away from crowded areas. Our lodges have character and are owned by passionate individuals.

Immerse yourself in the ancient Buddhist monasteries that dot the landscape, adding to the cultural richness of the journey. Choose this trek to delve into the untouched beauty of the Limi Valley and experience Nepal in style.

Cost Includes:

  • Boutique hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Mentioned sightseeing.
  • Private vehicle
  • Domestic flights
  • 3-men tent (for two trekkers) for the trekking part
  • Expert trek leader or hire Raj
  • Trekking chef
  • One assistant guide per 4 trekkers
  • Chef’s assistants
  • Porters to carry all camping gear, food, and equipment
  • All meals on the trek – the best and healthiest food in the Himalayas.
  • Toilet tent.

Cost Excludes:

  • International airport taxes
  • Visas
  • All optional additional tours or activities during free time
  • Transportation outside of the tour program
  • Travel insurance (compulsory to have insurance that covers helicopter evacuation)
  • Tips (suggested amount US$150 per week for staff only); Leader’s tips at your discretion
  • Items of a personal nature, e.g., alcoholic drinks, bottled beverages, laundry, souvenirs, etc.