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July 11, 2021

A Rare Trek To Limi Valley

Most of the tourists arriving in Nepal usually go on trekking near Kathmandu or Annapurna regions to make their visits short enough and enjoyable.
However, they miss the rare lifetime opportunity to explore the remote Limi Valley situated in Jumla which is the most mystical and magical trek in a way or another.
Trekking through the ancient Limi valley will give an aura of the ancient and isolated location of this valley where village life remains completely untouched by postmodernity and its developments.
Limi valley can offer you the rare chance to see the century-old Buddhist traditions interwoven with shamanistic influences which are part and parcel of daily life here.
The region is the hidden and wild part of northern isolated districts of Nepal where previously Sinja rule was established by the Khas Kingdom in the 12th century by vanquishing the rulers of Kham Kingdom of Kham people who are now known as Kham Magars. You will experience this cultural diversity and rich in local tradition.Trekking through remote villages and crossing over 16000 ft high passes and discover ancient old Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in the ancient Limi Valley is not only fun, enigmatic in experience but also a means of rare amusement for the tourists.Trekking to this region will remind you of the significant ancient salt trading and pilgrimage route to the border of Nepal and China that crosses the Nara La pass (4620 m) with spectacular views of the Himalayan ranges in this region.

From the border town of Hilsa you turn northeast towards the Limi Valley. This trek also offers you the rare chance of glancing at elusive snow leopard, Himalayan blue sheep, jackals, hyenas, and musk deer.

Sleeping in authentic, small Buddhist villages and camping in amazing spots surrounded by the snow-capped mountains will give you a different feeling and experience that would make you come back to this region again and again.

Spring and summer are the best seasons to trek through this ancient valley though this is an off the beaten trek destination due to its remote location

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