Humla Simikot trekking
Humla District is situated in the Far western region of Nepal in the Karnali zone and Simikot is the headquarters. This is one of the biggest districts in Nepal and covers 5,655km² but has a very low population compared to its size, only around 42000.The northern part is dominated by people who follow Buddhism especially those who originated from, Tibet, and the southern part has a dominance of Hindus.
Humla one of the most remote least visited regions in Nepal, only accessible by air service which is also not very regular and depends on season. Humla is very much traditional and is well preserved in terms of nature. Since there is no modernization the life in Humla Simikot region is very much isolated from the outer world. Trekking in this region gives you an experience of walking into pristine nature, Tibet like topography and some rare species of flora and fauna. Beautiful, bitter, joyous, and holy, it is Humla. This region shares border with Tibet which has resulted in many similarities among Humla and Tibet. Some of the poorest people in Nepal live in Humla Simikot area. This area is deprived form the basic infrastructures of development such as roads, communication, health services etc. The infant mortality rate is also very high in this region as some mothers give birth to as much as 8 children of which only few survive.