Limi Valley Trek in Jumla offers the access into rarely visited and mystic Limi Valley is like stepping back in time. Due to the isolated location, the villages are very untouched by modern development. Century old Buddhist traditions interwoven with shamanistic influences are still an important part of daily life here.
Hidden deep within the Wilderness in the Himalaya of Nepal is Humla: the most northern and isolated district of Nepal. Humla is culturally diverse, settled by highlanders know as Bhotias in northern part and occupied by Hindu Khasas in southern valley and riverbeds. You will experience this cultural diversity and rich is local tradition. Trekking through remote villages and crossing over 16000 ft high passes and discover ancient old Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in vivid Limi Valley.
You follow the ancient salt trading and pilgrimage route to the border of Nepal and China, crossing the Nara La pass (4620 m) with spectacular views of the Himalayas. From the border town of Hilsa you turn northeast towards the Limi Valley.During this trek you have a chance to spot the elusive snow leopard, Himalayan blue sheep, jackals, hyenas and musk deer. You sleep in authentic, small Buddhist villages and camp in amazing spots amidst the snow-capped mountains.
Due to its remote location, Humla is still an “off the beaten trek destination”. Especially in spring and summer you’ll see very few tourists.