Simikot Limi Valley Trek
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The hidden Simikot Limi valley is an ultimate trekking circuit, where traces of Tibetan way of life can be seen. Situated in the northern most part of Nepal, Simikot Limi is home to both the Bhotias, and the Khasas. The Simikot Limi trekking region is known for its spectacular passes of Nara La and Nyalu La. It is an ancient salt trading and pilgrimage route that connects the borders of Nepal and China .From here splendid views of the Himalayan range is quite prominent.
Trekking in Simikot Limi valley Trip is an elusive off the beaten trail. This trekking route is a distinctive wilderness walking holiday in Nepal. Simikot Limi valley trekking region is home to elusive and exotic wildlife. You get an opportunity to see the snow leopard, Himalayan blue sheep, jackals, Tibetan wild ass, and musk deer. Simikot Limi Valley trek is a splendid place, where gompas, traditional houses and monasteries are one of the mainstays of this journey.
Your 20 days trekking trip starts from Kathmandu to Simikot via Nepalgunj trekkers by a scenic flight. It passes through various hamlets, picturesque terrain and monasteries. Your entire trek journey varies from moderate to strenuous, including high altitude trekking for many hours each day. The best season for this hike is from May to October, as the passes are likely to be covered in snow the rest of the year.
Mission Nepal Holidays is one of the best providers of Simikot Limi Valley trekking in Nepal. If you are looking for a unique kind of adventure than this trekking circuit is the best one to be in. Our highly experienced trekking crew members will safely take you on this exotic journey that is rewarding and memorable.
Trek for 2 weeks through the spectacular and varied Limi Valley
Follow the Karnali River as it cuts through spectacular rock formations
Bathe in the healing Chugzur hot springs
Cross over breathtaking 16,000 ft (4,900 m) passes
Wander through ancient Buddhist monasteries
Arrival in Kathmandu
Sightseeing & pre trip briefing Kathmandu
Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj
Fly to Simikot & Trek to Dharapori
Trek to Salli Khola
Trek to Muchu
Trek to Sipsip
Trek over Nara la pass, camp at Hilsa
Trek to Manepema
Trek to Til
Trek to Limi
Trek from Limi to Yang
Rest day – exploration day
Trek to Talung
Trek and camp at Dhingba
Trek to Yakba
Trek to Simikot
Fly to Nepalgunj & then to Kathmandu
Rest and Exploration
Your entire airports pick up and drop.
All meals and full camping trek arrangement with all camping gears
All types of service and Sherpa assistants.
Warm clothing and other high altitude accessories
Accident insurance for all the staff members and the porters.
Special/conservation entry permits.
Local / Public transport
Personal clothing and sleeping bag
Personal accident and health insurance
Emergency evacuation and oxygen cost, and medical-box
Alcoholic and bottled beverage, laundry, and tips
Sightseeing tours and meals in Kathmandu
Any other miscellaneous services other than mentioned in the programme.
Expenses due to flight delay, sickness and other hazards
How can I prepare for Simikot Limi Valley Trekking journey?
A sound mental and physical preparedness is vital for Simikot Limi Valley Trekking. Walking long distances, and doing a bit of physical exercise regularly will help you prepare for this trek.
How difficult is the Simikot Limi Valley trekking?
The Simikot Limi Valley trek is a considerably challenging trek circuit. The trek is very remote and fairly long. You will be trekking for 6-7 miles per day and the going is often strenuous. A good level of fitness is required.
When is the best time to trek in Simikot Limi Valley?
The best time to undertake this trek is in summer, between March and September. Limi Valley lies in the rain shadow region; hence trekking is possible even in the monsoon season of June to August.
What is the cost for Simikot Limi Valley Trek?
Being a remote area trekking, Limi Valley Trek is more expensive than other teahouse trekking routes. The charge varies depending upon the number of trekkers. For 2 pax it’s around $2578 per person. However, if the number exceeds up to 10 or more than it $2290 each.
What about group sizes?
That depends upon your choices. If you want a small group we will arrange it. But somehow the minimum size should be 2 and maximum 12 members. In certain cases, we will run 1 person but we recommend you to not trek alone. Travelling in groups is always recommended and advisable.
Are permits required for Simikot Limi Valley trek?
Permits are required, costing $50 a week. With permits in limited supply, one needs to acquire it on first cum fist serve basis
Is altitude sickness a risk?
The Simikot Limi Valley trek is a long, high altitude trek. At its highest point, Nyalu La Pass, you will reach an altitude of 5,000 meters (16,400 feet). Considering the length of the trek and its difficulties acclimatizing at regular intervals lowers the risk of altitude sickness. It is pretty evident that it does involve a bit of risk but with our way of sensible trekking it is safe and sound.
What about guide & porter, are they well trained?
Guides and potters provided to our guests have complete accomplishment of several trainings required for their professions by the Ministry of Nepal Tourism. Being with a guide or potter is handy for getting all the needed information with regards to trekking. Besides that it creates a congenial environment to the guests while trekking.
Can we change the itinerary?
Yes, we can customize the itinerary as per your wish. However you need to inform it in advance before the trek starts. Sometimes, because of unforeseen circumstances in the mountains, we need to change the itinerary. However, the date of trek completion should always be in line with the pre-established itinerary.
Are there any communication services while we are on Simikot Limi Valley trekking?
There are telephones in some villages along the Simikot Limi Valley trekking routes from which you can make international calls. Moreover a satellite phone is provided for communicating while on a higher altitude trek.
What gear do I need for Simikot Limi Valley Trek?
Trekking in the Simikot Limi Valley region requires a number of essential pieces of trekking clothing and equipment. The Limi Valley trek is long and fairly tough with variant altitudes. Besides that the temperatures fluctuate dramatically between night and day. Hence possessing apt gear is a must while trekking in this trekking circuit.
What precautionary measures are taken in case of an emergency situation?
If there is an emergency during the trek, it is taken care off. The support staff and guides will deal with the situation; they are trained for emergency situation. Or else you can call the company directly for your immediate evacuation in the time of crisis situation if any.
How can we contact you if we need more information?
We are local trekking company base in Kathmandu. You can contact directly with the following numbers and email addresses:
Phone No: +977-01- 4438165 Or +977 9802072870
Cell No: +977-98020-72870 / 9851019102
Email: [email protected]
Why book with us?
- More then 20 years of experience
- A professional and responsible travel company based in Nepal
- Specialist group adventure tours and treks in the Himalayas – India, Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan
- Fully customisable itineraries and dates
- Professional & friendly local guides – supporting the people of Nepal
- Guaranteed Departures
- No negotiations in giving best quality