Limi valley trip offers you a great experience of trekking in remote western part of Nepal and pristine insight of Humla valley. This area is famous for rich natural vegetation, flora and fauna. The precious herbs of Himalaya are found in this region. Around week of challenging trekking takes you to western port of entry of Tibet Ngari region (Kailash area). For those wish keen on trekking rather than driving for days, this is the ultimate route. Trip offers you another 2 days of trekking around the Holy Mt. Kailash and takes you to archeological site of ancient Gugay Kingdom. For those with limited time, days can be reduced by flying to Lhasa via Ali airport.
Trip begins with comprehensive briefing in Kathmandu followed by flight to Nepalgunj gateway to western part of Nepal. Experience thrilling flight to Simikot from where you begins your trekking. After weeks of trek you reached Tibet border and meet with Tibetan crew to start with another adventure in Tibet. You end your trip in Lhasa after amazing overland drive through various ancient towns, cities, highest passes, Lakes, mountain (including Mt. Everest) and highest plateau on earth. After visiting all the monastery and places, you fly back to your next destination.
Remote Lemi Valley and Humla trekking (Western Nepal)
Mt. Kailash, Manasarowar (holy places) and Gugay Kingdom (Archeological sites)
Optional: Trip to Everest Base Camp)
visit Lhasa, Shigatse, Gyantse.
Priya ShyamsundarProgram Director South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics
“Thank you very much for organizing the Poon Hill Trek for us. It was an absolutely fabulous trek for us and our German friends. Climbing 4000 steps to Ulleri was a bit tough for the kids (and us), but we all made it. The help we got during the trip made all the difference – our guide and wonderful porters helped with the children and we didn’t have to worry about any of the trek related details; everything worked as it was meant to. The kids still talk about Subash. We enjoyed every moment of it – the walking, the company, the tea house lunches, the clean beds and good meals at night, and the fabulous Himalayas.”
David Wells, United Kingdom
“The service provided by Basanta Adventures was excellent from the time we were met at the airport and taken to the Hyatt where Basanta Adventures came to our hotel with a detailed itinerary including 2 days sight seeing and then a 6 night trip from Lakpa to Nanche Bazaar with Gelzing acting as the Sherpa guide and 2 porters for a group of 3. We stayed at comfort lodges and the trip was excellent in terms of organisation and the trek itself to the base of Everest.
One of the most exciting trips that we have undertaken.
I can highly recommend Basanta Adventures.”
Edwige and Martine, Solveil Vert, France
“We like to share our experience with Basanta Adventure in Tibet. First we met Basanta during the heavy monsoon of August 2002. We did not have one drop of rain during our 10 days in lower Mustang and the organisation was great even if prepared only one day before! This encouraged us to choose Basanta Adventure for our trip to Tibet. Here the organisation was even greater than expected. Things are not really smooth in Tibet due to the control of the Chinese, particularly at the time of the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Tibet, and also due to bad weather conditions in this huge Himalayan region. We really appreciated our driver Denpa. Without his experienced driving all people in our car would have left their life in the river. Our young guide Dorge was like a friend, a brother, a mother. His day started early in the morning and he never went to bed before he had settled everything for us for the day and prepared for the following day, everything in the smallest details. Guide and driver were available almost day and night.”
Thea Gibbs, Gap Year student 2001, United Kingdom
“Thank you all the help and support during my time in Nepal.
It has been such comfort both me and family to know that I could come to you with any problem and that you would do your best to help.”
Helena, Gap Year Student, 2006
“This is just a quick note to thank you for all your help over the last few months. I really have had a time of my life and I am so sad to leave.”
Birte Milne, Denmark
“I can’t find the words to express a big enough Thank You to you for organising such a fantastic holiday for us. Everything was just such and wonderful experience. The first days with Kristian and his friends, the Trekking with Yam’s and Prem’s consideration, the scenery, villages and people, and finally our stay at Dwarika’s. We couldn’t have hoped or asked for anything more.
This is definitely a holiday I’ll never forget and would like to repeat. “
Elizabeth and Robert Johnson, United Kingdom
“My Mum and I wanted to write and thank you for making our holiday so special, and for looking after us so well. Many people in Britain were concerned about our safety when they saw Nepal on the news, but we never felt in danger – a credit to your expertise and care. It was reassuring to know during our stay, that you had our best interest at heart in order for our itinerary to be completed safly, thank you also for both flower arrangements, those personal touches were very welcome. It was such an amazing time to visit your country, making it a holiday, which we will never forget.”
Thomas Wells, Chairman of Future For Nepal.
“I regard Basanta Adventure as one of the best trekking organizations in Nepal- I recommend it for any individual who values a highly personalized, excellent service”.
David Finnegan, United Kingdom
I was very grateful to Basanta Adventures, six years ago, for arranging my first visit to Nepal, the trek from Lukla to Chukhung and my climb of Island Peak….the company was superb in every way. So it was with total confidence that I asked them to help me put together a much longer and more varied trip for 2016.
What resulted was a totally bespoke trekking and climbing package for ‘two old gits’ that was not just substantially cheaper than the usual UK company offerings but was delivered with more professionalism, safety awareness and customer consideration than anything we had received from larger companies. Oh – and Gyalzen Sherpa brings another dimension with his cultural insights and explanations of living in the Khumbu region.
Highlights of our four week expedition? The 4WD journey from Kathmandu to where the road(?) ends and we start walking….the week we spent travelling through the foothills and learning about non-commercial life where few trekkers visit since the airport at Lukla opened….crossing all three major passes (17,000’+) made much easier by Basanta’s carefull preparation and acclimatisation…the blue of Gokyo Lakes……Everest, of course – but Ama Dhablam is more beautiful…..the Khumbu Icefall…the views from the three 18,000’+ peaks we climbed….Island Peak summit…….but above all these natural wonders is the highlight of meeting so many fantastic people and learning so much from them.
In summary, I’ve been lucky enough to have travelled to many places around the world and with many companies….if you can, you MUST go to Nepal and if you do, you cannot do better than let Basanta Adventures arrange your trip.
Edwige Martine, Founder, Solveil Vert, France
We like to share our experience with Basanta Adventure in Tibet. First we met Basanta during the heavy monsoon of August 2002. We did not have one drop of rain during our 10 days in lower Mustang and the organisation was great even if prepared only one day before! This encouraged us to choose Basanta Adventure for our trip to Tibet. Here the organisation was even greater than expected. Things are not really smooth in Tibet due to the control of the Chinese, particularly at the time of the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Tibet, and also due to bad weather conditions in this huge Himalayan region. We really appreciated our driver Denpa. Without his experienced driving all people in our car would have left their life in the river.
- Accommodation in hotel in Nepal side in 3 star hotel on BB basis as per the itinerary
- Air fare Kathmandu to Nepalgunj to Simikot
- All the necessary airport transfers
- 1 Cook with all cooking equipment and kitchen staff
- Freshly cooked full board meal ( breakfast, lunch and dinner )
- Two men tent during camping , dining and toilet tents, sleeping mats
- Special restricted area permit for Limi Valley
- Trekking permit
- Mule and Mule herders for the trek
- Insurance for Nepali staff.
- Twin sharing accommodation as per the itinerary on bed and breakfast (BB) basis.
- English speaking Tibetan guide.
- Transportation as per the itinerary by necessary vehicle
- Monastery entrance fee & Rongbuk Entry fee.
- Everest conservation fee.
- Tibet travel permits
- Yak and Yak herder
- All entrance fees.
- All necessary entrance permits
- Emergency mineral water in the vehicle.
- Emergency portable oxygen cylinder in the vehicle.
Airfare: Lhasa to Kathmandu:
- Lunch and dinner in Tibet and Kathmandu
- Travel insurance
- Gratuity to staff
- Services of Porters and other vehicle in between in case of landslides and other natural calamities beyond our control and expenses incurred during any rescue services.
- Nepal re-entry visa fee.
- Alcoholic beverages and bar bills.
- All expenses of personal nature, phone calls, Laundry etc.
- Any services not mentioned herein