- Duration 8 Nights / 9 Days
- Indian Price Call Us
- Best Time March
- Difficulty Level Moderate
|Region||Himalayan Ranges in Nepal|
|Tour Activity Type:||Group Adventure|
|Group Size:||Not Described|
|Duration:||8 Nights / 9 Days|
|Best time to travel||March|
|Approx Trekking Km||Not Described|
|Trip Begins and Ends at||Kathmandu/Kathmandu|
|Maximum Altitude Gain||4, 000 meters / 13, 123 feet|
|Type of Accommodation||Tent/Guest House|
A short journey of 9 days into the outstanding beauty of the remoteness of Nepal, the trek to Humla is a rewarding experience blessed with mesmerizing views, vivid landscapes, and beautiful landmarks. Humla is known to be the gateway to Mansarovar and Mt. Kailash in Tibet, and the district displays the beauty of the ancient traditions which is yet to be touched by modernization. While the Nyinba Valley is an old Tibetan Village that greatly reflects upon the traditions and culture of old Buddhism dating back to the 18th century. The Raling Gompa at the base of the Crystal Mountain is the primary attraction on the trek and is a cherishing place to visit
The Nyinba valley in Humla is an old Tibetan village, which has preserved the age-old Buddhist traditions very well and the local practices these traditions in daily life still now. The 9 days itinerary of Humla Nyinba valley to Raling Gompa Trek allows you to witness the beauty of the Raling Gompa in the lap of the Crystal Mountain.
What does it include
- Airport pick-up and drop-offs to the international terminal.
- Domestic airport transfers.
- All meals during the trek (Vegetarian).
- Accommodation in Kathmandu (2 nights).
- Local transports.
- Accommodation during the trekking period.
- Domestic return flights (If applicable).
- Certified guide.
- Trek completion certificate by Nepal Govt.
- Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
- The porter will carry only one luggage per person.
- All necessary permits.
- Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.
- Medical kit (carried by your trek leader).
Please Note: For single trekker we provide porter cum guide.
What it does not include?
- Travel expenses to reach and return from Kathmandu.
- Drinking water throughout the trip.
- Soft-drinks / Beverages / Alcohols / Snacks / Chocolates Etc.
- Additional accommodation and food expenses if trek gets delayed due to weather, flight cancellation, health or any other reason.
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
- Nepalese visa fee. (For Non-Indian and Non-Nepali customers)
- Health Insurance, Personal Insurance, and other travel insurance.
- Expenses for evacuation and rescue operations due to natural calamity, mishaps, injury or any health problem.
Items to bring with you
- Trekking Bag.
- UV Protected Sun Glasses.
- Best Quality Hiking Shoes (Preferably Water Proof).
- Trekking Poles.
- Crocs Shoes/sandal.
- Water disinfection Drops / Tablets.
- Knapsack / Backpack / Rucksack.
- Good jacket to protect from cold.
- Sleeping Bag.
- Thermals – Top and Bottom.
- Poncho (for rain).
- Knee Cap 1 Pair.
- 1 quick drying towel.
- Sunblocks (SPF 50 and above) and Lip Salve with Sunblocks.
- Toilet Paper.
- Wet-Tissue Papers/ Baby Wipes.
- Headlamp, Torch with spare batteries.
- Trekking Socks.
- Gaiters for hiking in winter.
- Basic First Aid Kit.
- 2 lightweight trekking pants.
- 3 lightweight trekking T-Shirt.
- 4 pairs trekking socks.
- Dry Fruits and Chocolates.
- Small, basic first aid kit(a cough and/or cold medicine, headache pills etc.).
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu.
The journey starts with your arrival in the capital of the country, Kathmandu. The city is the right perfect combination of culture and heritage with enthralling views of the distant mountains. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage sights and indulge in a great time with the locals. Enjoy the finest and most authentic Nepalese cuisine in Kathmandu and stroll around the marketplaces to experience a great time. Stay the night in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj (2,980 meters/9,776 feet) and trek to Buraunse (3,200 meters/10,498 feet) via Buranse Gompa (3,430 meters/11,258 feet).
The journey to Buraunse will be via Nepalgunj and Simikot and finally a walking journey from Simikot. Enjoy the headquarters of the Humla district, Simikot which beautifully located in the midst of the Himalayas. The trail from here takes you through the Limbuk village before finally taking you to Pungrikar.Enjoy the route along the vivid landscapes to reach the Buraunse Gompa, and explore the region around the gompa. From here start walking towards the small Tibetan village of Buraunse, which is surrounded by farming fields of millet and barley. Spend the night in Buraunse.
Day 3: Buraunse (3,200 meters/10,498 feet) to Nimatang (3,325 meters/10,908 feet).
Start the day following the trail to reach Langdu village that offers incredible views of the Crystal Mountain and Changla Himal. The trail forward will take you to the Thorpa village through beautiful mani walls and small stupas. Follow the trail for 2 more hours through the Hutick village to finally reach the Kangni (gate stupa) that welcomes you to the beautiful Nimatang village. Spend the night in Nimatang.
Day 4: Nimatang (3,325 meters/10,908 feet) to Raling Gompa (3,930 meters/12, 893 feet).
The journey starts early through the thin Pine and Juniper forests to take you to Ghatte Khola. Follow the trail forward towards Raling Gomba, the walk allows you compelling views on all sides, you will get to witness the entire Nyimba Valley, the Changla range in the southeast, the Ribuche mountain in the south-west, and the Pungrikar in the north. Admire the beauty of nature and walk further to Tokra village to finally reach Raling Gompa. The Saga Dawa festival is a very important celebration in this region and lots of people around the globe comes to witness the beauty of the rituals, the masked dances, and the beautiful traditional dresses. Stay the night in Raling Gompa.
Day 5: Raling Gompa (3,930 meters/12, 893 feet) to Bargaun (2,940 meters/9,645 feet)
Starting today you will be following the trail towards the completion of the journey. Follow the trail along the downward flowing Ghatte Khola river, hike up the trail to reach again in Nimatang. The trail from here is of around 30 min to take you to the Niamatang Gompa, and from the Gompa walk further for a couple of hours to finally reach Bargaun where you will be staying the night.
Day 6: Bargaun (2,940 meters/9,645 feet) to Karpunath (2,106 meters/6,909 feet).
The village of Karpunath is located at the confluence of the gushing Karnali river and Gyackru river. The trail takes you through the largest village of the Humala district. A short walk from the village will take you to the Gyackru river, which you will follow downstream to reach the Karpunath village. Spend the night in Karpunath.
Day 7: Karpunath (2,106 meters/6,909 feet) to Simikot (2,980 meters/9,776 feet).
The trail today is long and on a rough terrain. Follow the gradually ascending trail for a couple of hours to reach Syamne, and rise a steep climb from Syamne to finally reach the Simikot. Follow the uphill trail and enjoy the beautiful views of the Nyinba valley and Baraunse. Walk further for a couple of hours to finally reach Simikot. Spend the night in Simikot.
Day 8: Fly from Simikot to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj
The journey comes to an end as you head towards the capital yet again. Enjoy your last drive to Kathmandu on the mountain roads along the vivid landscapes, rural villages, and terraced farmlands. As you reach Kathmandu, spend the day exploring the capital yet again and doing some souvenir shopping. Spend a quaint night in the beautiful Kathmandu.
Day 9: Final Departure
The day has finally arrived when you are traveling to your hometown to resume the daily chores. Cherish the beautiful memories of the interesting trek. Nepal has many more treks to offer, plan your next journey soon enough.