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Himlung Expedition  - 28 Days

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Pass through the villages of Nar and Phu on the Himlung Expedition located between Mt. Manaslu and the Annapurna ranges

Himlung Himal, one of the recently opened peaks for climbing in Nepal, is a gradually less technical climb in terms of peak climbing in Nepal. The Himlung expedition is a classic 7000m expedition in Nepal where you will drive up to Koto, then hike up to Mt. Himlung base camp before going out for the actual climb. This 7-thousander is located in the Manaslu region northeast of the Annapurna region, in one of the remote corners of Nepal and Tibet border. Considering the remote locations, the Himlung Himal difficulty can reasonably be deemed as ‘moderate’ or ‘undemanding’. The location of this mountain is in between the Manaslu and Annapurna ranges.

Mt. Himlung climbing itinerary includes two hidden and mysterious valleys: Nar and Phu. These areas were opened for tourists only recently. These valleys are culturally and naturally safeguarded, and thus considered remote areas. Special permits are required by the climbers for doing the Himlung expedition. The best time to climb Mt. Himlung is during the spring and fall, but preferably during spring.

With an altitude of 7,126m (23,379ft.), Mt. Himlung is one of the 7-thousanders in Nepal. The expedition offers mysterious culture and panoramic mountain views of Nandadevi, Rajramba, Api Himal, Kappa Chuli Peak, and many more. Climbing Mt. Himlung is an excellent opportunity for adventure-pursuers to explore the rich, natural and cultural diversity of the initial trekking region.

Climbing Mt. Himlung involves some demanding technical climbing sections. However, with the right team leading you and of course, a sound fitness level and mental determination, it is doable. This beautiful expedition is not the easiest one and unlike other trekking peaks of Nepal, Himlung has a height of 7,000m+ (22,966ft.+). Having said that, it takes a lot of fitness, preparation, and a bit of experience as well.

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  • Exploration of the mesmerizing off-the-beaten route prior to summiting Mt. Himlung (one of the 7 thousanders of the Himalayas
  • Witness the rare beauty of the Manaslu region with stunning mountain peaks
  • A guided expedition where you get to climb with our experienced Everest and other 8-thousander summit guides and mountaineers
  • Encounter picturesque villages along the way with awe-inspiring landscapes
  • Get a glimpse of the wonderful Tibetan Buddhism culture in the region
  • One base camp and three additional higher camps supported by highly experienced mountaineers, guides, and crew members

Overview

Arrival City
Arrival City
Kathmandu,Nepal
Departure City
Departure City
Kathmandu,Nepal
Lodging Level
Lodging Level

Hotel (Yatri Suites and Spa)
Meals
Meals
24 dinner, 27 breakfast, 23 lunch
Trip Grade
Trip Grade
Extreme
Max Altitude
Maximum Altitude
7,126m/23,380ft
Attraction
Attractions
Himlung Summit, 3 High Camps, Tibetan Buddhism Culture
Activity
Activity
Climbing and Expedition
Styles
Styles
Extreme Adventures

Outline Itinerary

Itinerary Maximum Altitude Walking/Hiking
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu 1,350m/4,429ft
Day 02 Sightseeing in Kathmandu -
Day 03 Leisure day in Kathmandu 1,350m/4,429ft
Day 04 Drive to Besisahar 800m/2,625ft
Day 05 Besisahar to Koto drive 2,610m/8,563ft
Day 06 Trek from Koto to Meta 3,560m/11,680ft 7-8 hrs
Day 07 Meta to Chyaku hike 3,700m/12,140ft 3-4 hrs
Day 08 Hike from Chyaku to Kyang 3,560m/11,680ft 2-4 hrs
Day 09 Trek from Kyang to Phu Gaon 4,250m/13,944ft 4-5 hrs
Day 10 Acclimatization Day 4,250m/13,944ft 3-4 hrs
Day 11 Phu Gaon to Himlung base camp 4,900m/16,077ft 4-5 hrs
Day 12 Acclimatization at the base camp 4,900m/16,077ft
Day 13 Base camp to Camp One 5,450m/17,881ft
Day 14 Camp One to Camp Two; return to base camp 6,000m/19,686ft
Day 15 Acclimatization at the base camp 4,900m/16,077ft
Day 16 Base camp to Camp One 5,450m/17,881ft
Day 17 Camp One to Camp Two 6,000m/19,686ft
Day 18 Camp Two to Camp Three 6,350m/20,834ft
Day 19 Rest Day at Camp Three 6,350m/20,834ft
Day 20 Camp Three – Mt. Himlung summit – Camp Three 7,126m/23,380ft
Day 21 Camp Three to Base Camp 4,900m/16,077ft
Day 22 Hike from Base Camp to Phu Gaon 4,250m/13,944ft 4-5 hrs
Day 23 Trek from Phu Gaon to Meta 3,560m/11,680ft 6-7 hrs
Day 24 Meta to Koto hiking 2,610m/8,563ft 5-6 hrs
Day 25 Drive from Koto to Besisahar 800m/2,625ft
Day 26 Besisahar to Kathmandu 1,350m/4,429ft
Day 27 Leisure day in Kathmandu 1,350m/4,429ft
Day 28 Final Departure 1,350m/4,429ft
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Meals

During our trek, we can enjoy authentic Nepalese food as well the more common international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian, etc.). Breakfast and dinner will be served from the teahouse or from a lodge menu where we spend the night whereas lunch will be served on the way to the next destination. At the tents, meals will be prepared by our very own cook. All meals will be provided during trekking and climbing while only breakfast will be provided in Kathmandu. There will also be welcome and farewell dinners for guests before and after the expedition to celebrate the success of your lifetime dream.

Accommodation

We will be staying in hotel Yatri Suites & Spa or similar in Kathmandu and teahouses or lodges during the trek up to Kyang Village. We will sleep in comfortable tents from Phu Village until the expedition is over. All accommodations are on twin-sharing basis. Single supplement will be served on request and will come at an extra cost. Himalayan Glacier will arrange rooms with attached washrooms wherever possible. However, teahouses or lodges in some places only have shared washing and toilet facilities. Also, note that single rooms are readily available in Kathmandu and the trekking regions at lower elevations. But, it might be difficult to find them at higher elevations.

DATES & PRICES

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