Cultural and artistic exploration
An immersive journey into the textiles of the mountain communities of the Humla area of Northwestern Nepal
• A journey from the bustling streets of Kathmandu into the beauty and tranquillity of the little visited valleys of Humla deep in the high Himalaya.
• Discussions, demonstrations and participative sessions with local communities on:
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (night - Kathmandu)
Day 2: Kathmandu: Visits to the cultural and artisanal areas of Kathmandu and Patan (night- Kathmandu)
Day 3: Kathmandu-Nepalgunj: Visit to Boudhanath Kathmandu and flight in transit to Simikot (night-Nepalgunj)
Day 4: Simikot: Early morning flight to Simikot - 2950m, and introduction to Humla (night-Simikot)
Day 5: Simikot: Acclimatisation day and exploration of village and surroundings (night - Simikot)
Day 6: Trek – Torpa village: Short trek (3 - 4 hours) to 3100m (night – Torpa)
Day 7: Torpa Mountain village: Community interaction, demonstrations and having a go/working together/hands-on time together (night-Torpa)
Day 8: Torpa Mountain village: Working together/hands-on time together and personal artistic work (night-Torpa)
Day 9: Trek-Limatang village (1 - 2 hour) and introduction to village, culture etc. (night - Limatang)
Day 10: Limatang Mountain village: Community interaction, demonstrations and working together/hands-on time/having a go (night -Limatang)
Day 11: Limatang Mountain village: Your own creative time and optional day trek (night - Limatang)
Day 12: Limatang Mountain village: Your own creative time and optional day trek (night - Limatang)
Day 13: Return Trek to Simikot via Bargaon Village: 3 – 4 hours trek (night - Simikot)
Day 14: Flight To Kathmandu (night- Kathmandu)
Day 15: Day in Kathmandu possible evening flight departures (night in Kathmandu Hotel)
Day 16: Departure day
Journey now open for bookings: Summer 2024
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2024: Inaugural journey 23rd June to 9th July
2025: 19th January to 4th February
2025: 22nd June to 8th July
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Journey along the hidden pilgrim trails and silk trade routes of Southern Armenia, exploring the ancient, modern and recent history and natural environments of the Vorotan River Gorge in collaboration with hill communities along our route.
Cost: From US$ 2600 (around £2200)