Kailash and Upper Humla Circuit Trek

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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Best Season: All Year Round

Max Altitude: 4100 m

Group Size: Min 2 Pax

Transport: Private Vehicle and Flight

Trip Grade



28 Days

Trip Overview

This trek starts from Simikot which is situated at an elevation of 2910 meters and climbs up to Nara La pass (4530meters) and make a loop back to Simikot via Limi valley through scenic Nyalu La (4950m). This tough but rewarding trek offers the opportunity to meet the friendly villagers of upper Humla. Visit the monasteries that are 400-1000 years oldand experience the unique culture of the past still in practice. Added to this is a scenery of pine-forested Karnali gorge and beautiful Saipal and Nalakankad mountain range. The area untouched by modern changes and believed to be the present form of mythical Shangri-la. (Listed on Steve Razetti’s Top 10 treks in the world.) Travelers have to fly Simikot via Nepalgunj, the regional hub of Western Nepal.


Day 01:     Arrival Kathmandu – transfer hotel – tour briefing
Day 02:     Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03:     Transfer airport – Fly Nepalgunj – transfer hotel
Day 04:     Transfer airport – fly Simikot (2910m) Hotel / camp
Day 05:     Trek Simikot to Dharapori (2300m)
Day 06:     Dharapori to Salli Khola (2700m)
Day 07:     Salli Khola to Tumkot (2920m)
Day 08:     Rest day with exploring the village
Day 09:     Tumkot to Yari village (4100m)
Day 10:     Yari village to Hilsa and cross border o/n at Taklakot (3800 m)
Day 11:     Drive to Manasarovar lake
Day 12:     Drive to Tarchen
Day 13:     Trek to Dirafuk 
Day 14:     Trek to Zuthulfuk via Dolmala Pass(5600 m)
Day 15:     Trek to Tarchen and drive back to Taklakot
Day 16:     Drive to Hilsa exit border and trek to Manipeme
Day 17:     Manipeme to Til, (4100m)
Day 18:     Til to Halji (3600m)
Day 19:     Halji to Jang hot spring (3800m)
Day 20:     Rest day
Day 21:     Jang hot spring to Talung
Day 22:     Talung to Singjungma over Nyalu la pass (4500m)
Day 23:     Singjungma to Langdok Base – About 5 hrs
Day 24:     Langdok Base to Dhinga Laga (3250m)
Day 25:     Dhinga Laga to Simikot
Day 26:     Fly Nepalgunj / Kathmandu
Day 27:     Free day in Kathmandu
Day 28:     Fly back home


Cost Includes

  • Accommodations in Kathmandu twin share with breakfast
  • Twin sharing basis hotel in Nepalgunj 
  • Guide, cook and kitchen support staff.
  • Mules or porters for luggage on the trekking.
  • All meals during the treks, Simikot to Simikot.
  • All camping and cooking equipments.
  • All camping Charges.
  • Clients Airfare Kathmandu / Nepalgunj / and return to Kathmandu.
  • Tibet special permit, visa letters and entrance fees.
  • Transportation in Tibet by new van.
  • English speaking Tibetan guide.
  • Humla restricted area permit fee.
  • All travel expenses for Nepali staffs.
  • All pick up and drop services.
  • DDC tax.
  • All local official donations if any.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu (Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Bhaktapur) with tour guide

Cost Excludes

  • Insurance for Clients and Emergency Rescue and medicines and medicals.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees in Kathmandu.
  • Personal beverages.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Domestic access baggage charge (Kathmandu to Nepalgunj weight limit is 20 kg and Nepalgunj to Simikot weight limit is 15 kg).
  • Sleeping bag & mattress during trip.
  • International flights.
  • Flight cancelations & its further more expenses
  • Tips


Firante Treks and Expedition Manages for best and comfortable accommodation and also provides you hygienic food. Standard (3 Star) are booked in the cities such as Kathmandu and Pokhara, whereas a tyical trek lodge will be booked on remote areas. 

Luxurious rooms from 5 Star hotels are also made avaiable on demand in the cities on additional cost but remote regionss dont have such facilities.

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