Himlung Himal Expedition

27 Days

Himlung Expedition

Himlung Himal Expedition resides in Manaslu Region, one of the most beautiful regions for trekkers in Nepal. The region sees hardly a thousand travelers each year. As a result, the region is untouched by modernization. So, for everyone seeking a truly remote, wilderness state, there’s not a place better than this region. In one of the quaint corners of this region is the Himlung Himal, whose expedition is a delightful prospect.

Your journey to Himlung takes you around the Annapurna route. This route will then take you to some picturesque villages like Koto and Na-phu Gaun. The trail that you take from Naphu Gaun to Manang was open to tourists quite recently. As a result, you will see mesmerizing tall peaks and passes along the way. Other wonderful gifts of natural beauty along the way include glaciers, springs, forests, and hospitable people.

Ascending any peak that is over 7000 meters requires a high fitness level. So Himlung Himal climbing is not for the faintly trained people. You need to make sure that you have a fitness level that is above average inorder to climb the Himlung Himal in Nepal.

One of the most challenging days of the expedition is the ascent from the Himlung Base Camp (4842 meters) to the Himlung Himal (7126 m.).

Itinerary

On the day of your arrival, a representative from Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition will greet you at Tribhuvan International Airport. As per the schedule, you will be driven to the hotel in the heart of Kathmandu City 1345m. Upon arrival at the hotel,

On the second day of your arrival, you will spend the entire day sightseeing in Kathmandu. The tour guide will escort you from your hotel to some of the world heritage sites. Besides, the stunning tour around Kathmandu city. You will complete the essential paperwork before the Himlung expedition.

Today, you will commence your journey as you prepare yourself for a long drive towards Chamje. After breakfast, the tour guide will escort you to a private vehicle waiting outside the hotel. As the journey proceeds, you will enjoy an exciting ride along the bank of Trishuli river.

After enjoying a splendid breakfast, we leave the guest house at Chamje. The trail ahead will lead you towards a suspension bridge. After the crossing, the trail gets steeper towards Sattae as the valley becomes narrower. Shortly after, you will arrive at Tal village, which is known widely as the entrance to Manang district.

Early in the morning, after breakfast; you shall follow the trail towards the Bagarchhap village. Upon the arrival at the village, the trail gets steeper as it makes its way through dense pine forest. Shortly after, you will arrive at Timang; it is a vantage point for stunning views of Lamjung Himal 5587m.

The journey today leads you to a 6–7-hour trek towards Singene. Before you start the trek, you must register yourself at the permit check-post at Koto. After the registration, you will head towards a suspension over the magnificent Seuti Khola tributary. Our trail ahead will get steeper as we continue the thrilling experience through gorges and canyons.

Today, early in the morning; you shall head towards a seasonal settlement of Meta. The trek ahead will offer you astounding views of Lamjung Himal 5587m and Annapurna II 7937m. The trail traverses around a steep hill towards a clearing of Junam Goth. The hike shall then lead you to steep ascend before descending towards Mruju Khola. You will then cross the Murju Khola, which is an outflow of Lyapche Glacier. After the 6-7 hours, you will make a steep walk across a section of eroded moraine towards Kyang. Upon your arrival, you will set up camp and stay for the night at Kyang 4100m.

The journey starts with a splendid breakfast at Kyang. We leave kyang early in the morning and head towards a narrow gorge. Shortly, the trail descends towards a river. Upon arriving at the riverbed, you will cross the river via a wooden bridge. The trail ahead heads north towards a steep climb. As you gently make your way up, you will witness several large chortens and deserted buildings.

Today, you shall spend an additional day at Phu Valley. The exploration around the village will aid you in the acclimatization process. You spend your day strolling through the 800-year-old stone village. The tour also features a visit to the magnificent Samdu Monastery and Choling Monastery. Later that evening, you will walk the streets of the village.

Today is the shortest day of trekking in the entire expedition. The trek lasts for around 2-4 hours. The day starts with a pleasant breakfast at the tea house. Shortly after, you will leave Phu village with stunning views of the mountains. The trail will ascend all the way up to 4,842 meters at our campsite. Upon arrival at the campsite, our crew will set up camp for the night. Further preparation shall be made for setting camps at higher altitudes.

Today, you will take a rest at the Base Camp and admire the view of the lofty mountains around you. Further, the Base Camp is close to 5000 meters which is why you need to take a rest here for climatization.

The expedition ahead shall feature several days' worth of training and practices. In addition, you will spend most of the days for adequate acclimatization to the altitude. The Sherpa crew will workday and night to set up additional crew above the base camp 4,920m. This will allow the provision of hygienic meals and efficient routes towards the summit of Himlung Himal.

The morning begins with a chill winter breeze of the high himalayas. The breakfast will taste magnificent with the stunning views of the mountains. After you check your supplies, you will begin your journey towards Camp 2. It is a steady but strenuous climb, but a steady composure will help you pass through it. Nonetheless, you’ll have an epic adventure on the adventurous route of the Himlung Himal. Upon your arrival at Camp 2, you will enjoy a magnificent view of the sunset.

Today is a rest day on your exciting expedition to the summit of Himlung Himal. You will spend an entire day laid back on the camp. The resting procedure will significantly aid in the process of acclimatization. Besides, you can also walk around the campsite and click a few pictures for a memorable experience.

On this day, you will take the same route back to the first camp.

The 16th day of the trip marks an ascent to the second camp.

After an adequate rest and acclimatization, your body will be revitalized for the journey ahead. It is a rather short 250 m ascend to camp 3. However, you will proceed with caution to avoid any risk of injury. Due to the short trek distance, you’ll arrive at the campsite at noon. After an enjoyable lunch, you will prepare for the expedition tomorrow.

It is an important part of the entire Himlung himal expedition. So, the trek leader makes sure if all of the member’s trek equipments are in working order. You will start you journey in the morning. The trek leader pays an extra attention as the trail ahead is certainly strenuous. He will be equipped with a satellite phone for evacuation if any situation may arise. However, with the aid of reliable equipment and expertise of the guide the climb to the summit will be a success.

After an astonishing experience in the summit, you will make your way back to the Base camp. As the trail ahead descends through the stunning landscape. It will be easier for you to walk yourself to the camp in a short time. However, you need to take care of your knees and ankles. Due to the uneven texture of the trails, you might sprain or hurt them. After the 7-8 hours' worth of hike, you will finally arrive at the Base camp.

After your astonishing achievement at the summit, you will make a relaxed start from the base camp. After cleaning up, you will enjoy breakfast and prepare for the journey ahead. You will retrace your steps back to Phu village. The 5-6 hours descend is moderate, but you must take care of your ankles and knees along the way. Upon your arrival at the Phu village 4580m, you will enjoy the exploration of the streets in the village.

we shall leave Phu village behind and follow the trail back to the suspension bridge. The trek ahead leads to a series of chorten which then descends towards Kyang. The trail passes an eroded moraine before the crossing over Mruju Khola.

Our journey proceeds on the same trail as your descents to the bottom of the valley. The trail ahead passes through stone huts of Singenge towards a dense forest. The walk ahead leads you to a slight descend to a suspension over Seti Khola.

Early this morning, we shall enjoy a splendid breakfast at the guest house. Afterward, we will pack our belongings and leave koto behind. The trail is steep ahead as we approach the village of Thanchok. From here on, you will make a short descend before the arrival at Timang. As there is plenty of tea house at Timang.

After a quick breakfast, you will leave the tea house at Dharapani. Further on the trek, you will hike alongside the areas affected by landslides. The hike then starts to make a steep descent towards a suspension bridge over the Marsyangdi River. Further, the trail gradually ascends towards Tal village. Eventually, as you pass through a narrow valley.

Early in the morning, you will pack your belongings in the guest house you are staying in. After a delicate breakfast, you will bid farewell to chamje and drive back to Kathmandu. On your way back, you will enjoy a lot of scenic landscapes and terraced farmlands. The ride offers splendid views of Manaslu, Annapurna, and Ganesh Himal Mountain ranges.

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu, you surely would like to spend your time around the world heritage sites. Our guide will escort you to the several sites which you could not visit at the beginning of the expedition. Later the following evening, you will enjoy the serene atmosphere of Thamel’s nightlife.

You will bid farewell to the expedition team at the Hotel. Our representative will guide you through the check-out procedure at the front desk. After he/she ensures the escort of your luggage to the private vehicle. The representative will drop you at the Tribhuvan International Airport according to the flight schedule.

Cost Includes

  • Equipment allowance, daily allowance for Liaison officer,
  • limbing guides, expedition crew
  • Insurance for Nepalese (Climbing Sherpa guide, cook, assistant cook, porters etc.), expedition crew.
  • Local transportation in Kathmandu (Airport-hotel-airport)
  • Transportations Kathamndu –Koto – Kathmandu, Jeep /bus,
  • Oxygen, Mask and regulator for emergency only
  • Settalite Phone for emergency
  • Climbing food, Gas & stove above Base camp
  • Garbage Deposit
  • Group climbing equipment- high tent, high food, rope, snow bar, ice screw, etc.
  • (Load ferry bonus to High camp)
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Kathmandu to Kathmandu for 21 Days
  • The Sherpas guide is well trained from NMA (Nepal mountaineering Association) and strong. Some are already doing the everest summiter
  • Solar panel/generator with accessories at base camp for power supply and recharging purpose
  • Expeditions Permit,
  • National Park and other tourist entry fee.

Cost Excludes

  • Personal equipment for climbing & trekking
  • Personal & medical insurance for duration
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation by helicopter if needed
  • Other charges at lodges/tea houses such as showers, internet access or battery re-charging
  • Oxygen & mask and regulator
  • Personal expenses
  • Summit Bonos for Sherpa Summit Bonos is usually around U$D :800 per Sherpa and Tips for the Local Staff , 300$ per staff. ( we will re coordinate and make balance accorinding the staff working conditions .
  • Visa & visa extension fees
  • Bar Bills & beverages Summit bonus for Sherpa/guides

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Himlung Himal Expedition
  • 27 Days
  • 7126m.
  • Autumn and Spring
  • 2pax to 12pax + Above

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