Humla is the most remote and unspoiled area of Nepal. It lies in the far west of Nepal at the border between Nepal and China. Humla district is the second-largest, Highest district with an altitude range from 1,524m to 7,337m. The Great Himalayan Trail of Nepal section ends in Hilsa of this region.
Humla is an integral part of Mount Kailash and Manasarovar Lake. Simikot the district Headquater of Humla is the gateway to the Holy Mt. Kailash and Lake Manasarovar trek. The ancient practices are preserved in the deep ravines and thus recognized as “hidden valleys” with cultural values that no longer exist in Tibet.
Humla is home to people who came from both South and North, that’s why there has always been cultural link with India and China. Humla is a living ethnic museum preserving centuries dated religion, culture, and values which are neither found in Tibetan plateau nor in Indian plains.
Humla is rich in natural resources especially forest products, Non-Timber Forest Products, Medicinal, and aromatic plants. With the altitude and climatic variations Coniferous, Hardwood, Mix forests and shrub lands are found.
The icy cold water of Humla is rich in minerals, the fresh air is free from carbon monoxide and the land is full of known and unknown herbs and vegetation. Thus, Humla is a unique and beautiful place where nature's gifts are still intact.