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Mt. Himlung Himal Expedition 7126m. - 34 Days

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Himlung Himal is situated in the border of Nepal and Tibet, in the Northern part of Manaslu and Annapurna Ranger with an elevation of 7,126m. It is a great way to begin mountaineering as the ascent to its peak is technically less difficult. On the same hand, it is still also a challebge for those who are beginning their mountaineering journey, although it is easier than other seven thousanders to scale.. The trekking route to the base camp passes through two stunning, interesting and unique cultural Tibetan settlements, the Nar and Phu Gaun.
As Himlung Himal and the route to its base camp has not been opened for trekkers and mountaineers for long, only a few mountaineers have travelled and been travelling here, so a trek to this place will give you a great opportunity to explore untouched and unadulterated region of the country in whole.


Outline Itinerary (Himlung  Expedition)
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.
Day 02 -3 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu & Climbing Preparations.
Day 04 : Drive from Kathmandu to Chamje (1410m), 7-8 hrs, overnight at Lodge.
Day 05 : Trek from Chamje to Dharapani (1960m), 5-6 hrs, overnight at Lodge.
Day 06 : Trek from Dharapani to Koto (2600m), 5-6 hrs, overnight at Lodge.
Day 07 : Trek from Koto to Singenge (3230m), 6-7 hrs, tented Camp.
Day 08 : Trek from Singenge to Kyang (4100m), 6-7 hrs, tented Camp.
Day 09 : Trek from Kyang to Phu (4580m), 5-6 hrs, overnight at Lodge.
Day 10 : Exploration day at Phu Valley; Visit Samdu, Choling and Tashi Monastery, overnight at guest house.
Day 11 : Trek from Phu to Himlung Himal Base Camp (4842m), 3-4 hrs, tented Camp.
Day 12 – 27 : Climbing Himlung Himal (7126m), and descend back to base camp.
Day 28 : Trek back to Phu village (4580m), 5-6 hrs, overnight at Lodge.
Day 29 : Trek from Phu to Meta (3560m), 5-6 hrs, overnight at Lodge.
Day 30 : Trek from Meta to Koto (2600m), 6-7 hrs, overnight at Lodge.
Day 31 : Trek from Koto to Dharapani 5-6 hrs, overnight at Lodge.
Day 32 : Drive from Dharapani to kathmandu via Besi Sahar 8-9 hrs, overnight at hotel.
Day 33 : Free day for personal activities or recreations at Kathmandu.
Day 34 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.


NOTE : All Peak Climbing offers and plans given in the itinerary are for all interested Climbers who prefer full package. We offer the itinerary of the destinations as per your choice. You are always free to choose any itinerary and the staff depending on your financial condition. As per your interest and requirement, we have options for any partial visit too.

GROUP TRIPS

Start Date End Date Status Cost
Guaranteed From € 8,500

Day 1
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.

Day 2
Day 02 - 3 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu & Climbing Preparations.

Today we will spend most of our day sightseeing around some of the world heritage sites of UNESCO inside Kathmandu valley. Most importantly we will complete all the necessary paper works and make other preparations required for Himlung Expedition.

Day 3
Day 04 : Drive from Kathmandu to Chamje (1410m), 7-8 hrs, overnight at Lodge.

After breakfast, we prepare for a drive from Kathmandu along the banks of Trishuli River for a couple of hours up to Dumre and then along the banks of Marsyangdi River. Our drive goes over scenic zigzag hilly roads passing through Besisahar and drive towards Chamje. Before we could drive up to Besisahar and trek from there, but now the expansion of motor road has made it possible to drive further to Chamje.

Day 4
Day 05 : Trek from Chamje to Dharapani (1960m), 5-6 hrs, overnight at Lodge.

After breakfast, we start our trek on the trail that crosses a suspension bridge and then climbs steeply to reach Sattale where the valley becomes narrow. After some time of trekking, we will arrive at the village of Tal, which marks the entry to Manang district. From Tal village, our trail descends down to cross a suspension bridge over Marsyangdi river. After crossing the river our trail is a fairly moderate trek all the way to the Gurung village of Dharapani.

Day 5
Day 06 : Trek from Dharapani to Koto (2600m), 5-6 hrs, overnight at Lodge.

Today we leave Dharapani and follow the trail that is a moderate trek towards the village of Bagarchhap. After crossing the village, our trail climbs steeply through the dense forest filled with fir and pine trees as we approach Timang. Great views of Lamjung Himal can be seen from here. Our trek continues on a flat trail and then descend before climbing again to reach Thanchok. From there we will gently descend to reach Koto.

Day 6
Day 07 : Trek from Koto to Singenge (3230m), 6-7 hrs, tented Camp.

Our trail descends down to cross a suspension bridge over Naar Phu Khola and heads upstream to cross another suspension bridge over Seti Khola tributary. From there, our trail becomes steeper as the gorge closes in forming a canyon. We continue to trek with thrilling experience of crossing a wooden bridge before making a final climb to arrive at the stone huts of Singenge.

Day 7
Day 08 : Trek from Singenge to Kyang (4100m), 6-7 hrs, tented Camp.

During our trek, we will get stunning views of Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal. From here we will traverse around the hillside to a board clearing of Junam Goth. Our trail from here climbs a little before dropping down to cross Mruju Khola which is the outflow of Lyapche Glacier. From there we will climb steeply and cross an eroded section of moraine to reach our campsite at Kyang.

Day 8
Day 09 : Trek from Kyang to Phu (4580m), 5-6 hrs, overnight at Lodge.

After breakfast, we leave Kyang and follow the trail that enters a narrow gorge before descending down to the river. Once at the river bed – we will see a wooden bridge over the river. Instead of crossing the wooden bridge, we will trek along the trail that heads north. Our trail climbs steeply for some time before descending gently towards a series of deserted buildings and large chortens. From there, our trek heads for the crossing of a suspension bridge to arrive at the village of Phu.

Day 9
Day 10 : Exploration day at Phu Valley; Visit Samdu, Choling and Tashi Monastery, overnight at guest house.

Today we will spend our day exploring around the village of Phu. The stone village of Phu is believed to be as old as 800 years. We spend our day visiting Samdu Monastery and Choling Monastery. Walking around the small streets will give us the feeling of stepping back in time. Also, climbing up to Tashi Monastery is considered best from acclimatization point of view.

Day 10
Day 11 : Trek from Phu to Himlung Himal Base Camp (4842m), 3-4 hrs, tented Camp.

Today is a rather short day of trekking. After breakfast, we leave Phu and follow the slightly rising trail that heads all the way to a good campsite at 4842 meters. Once we reach our campsite, our climbing Sherpa crew will set up the base camp and start making preparations for setting up additional camps at higher altitudes above the base camp.

Day 11
Day 12 - 25 : Climbing Himlung Himal (7126m), and descend back to base camp.

We will spend several days doing climbing training practices and take adequate days for proper acclimatization. Our Sherpa crew in the meantime will do all the hard works of setting up additional camps above the base camp, provide healthy and hygienic meals and finding routes to reach the summit of Himlung Himal. Fully equipped with all the climbing gears and taking weather conditions into consideration we follow in the footsteps of experienced climbing Sherpa guides and tackle several technical climbing sections to reach the summit. Once at the summit we are rewarded with stunning views of Manaslu & Annapurna Himalayan Ranges. We will spend short quality time at the summit and descend following the same route back to base camp.

Day 12
Day 26 : Trek back to Phu village (4580m), 5-6 hrs, overnight at Lodge.

Having achieved our target – the summit of Himlung Himal, we make a relaxed start and clean up around the base camp. After breakfast, we leave base camp and start retracing our steps on the same trail that descends down to Phu village. We will stop at Phu for our overnight stay. Enjoy the rest of the evening exploring around the small streets of Phu. The environment around here is truly magical.

Day 13
Day 27 : Trek from Phu to Meta (3560m), 5-6 hrs, overnight at Lodge.

After breakfast, we leave Phu village and follow the same trail that crosses a suspension bridge and goes along a series of deserted buildings and chorten. We continue to follow the trail that descends towards Kyang. From there, our trail descends and crosses an eroded section of moraine before crossing the Mruju Khola. Our trek continues with breathtaking views of Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal we will arrive at the seasonal settlement of Meta.

Day 14
Day 28 : Trek from Meta to Koto (2600m), 6-7 hrs, overnight at Lodge.

Our trek continues on the same trail that descends rather steeply to reach the bottom of the valley. Our trail passes through the stone huts of Singenge before descending down through densely forested section. After some time of downhill trekking, we will approach a suspension bridge over Seti Khola tributary. We will cross the bridge and then climb fo Then we cross a suspension bridge over Seti Khola tributary before climbing a short ascend to reach Koto village.

Day 15
Day 29 : Trek from Koto to Dharapani 5-6 hrs, overnight at Lodge.

Day 16
Day 30 : Drive from Dharapani to kathmandu via Besi Sahar 8-9 hrs, overnight at hotel.

Day 17
Day 31 : Free day for personal activities or recreations at Kathmandu.

Day 18
Day 32 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.

SERVICES: PROVIDED BY COMPANY

  • Airport picks up and drops off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation at Green Boutique Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu by private AC vehicles
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea/coffee) at lodge/tented camp during the trek
  • Best available accommodations during the trek in lodge/tented camp.
  • All the camping equipment such as sleeping tent, Dinning tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, Shower tent, sleeping mattress, table, chair, dinner and necessary Kitchen Equipments etc.)
  • Solar panel for light and batteries charges in base camp.
  • One tent for each member for base camp.
  • One climbing sherpa between two members
  • Liaison officer’s food, salary and equipment
  • All staffs, food and equipments transport round the trip
  • Peak climbing, trekking permit and Conservation fees
  • Oxygen cylinder with mask regulator for emergency use only.
  • Helicopter rescue service, Cargo clearance service.
  • First Aid kits for the staffs
  • Farewell dinner during the last day of departure

SERVICES: NOT PROVIDED BY COMPANY (Personal)

  • Medical and personal high risk insurance
  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • Personal equipment and climbing gears.
  • International airfare and airport tax
  • Climbing Bonus, tips and personal nature expenses.
  • Applicable permit fees and custom charge for Sat phone, communication
  • equipment and commercial filming while on Himlung Himal expedition.
  • Helicopter rescue cost

Mt. Himlung Himal Expedition (7126m.): 34 Days

(All rates are in Euro)

PRICING FOR GROUP SIZE BASIS:
All inclusive Expedition Cost for 4 person basis : Eur 8500 per person
All inclusive Expedition Cost for 6 Person basis : Eur 8200 per person
All inclusive Expedition Cost for 8 Person basis : Eur 7900 per person


NOTE : We would kindly like you to know that we try our best to follow up the set programs as given all above but at times, because of some local trails or weather conditions may compel us to have a slight changes in necessities. Similarly, the itinerary may also vary slightly subjected to our trekkers’ acclimatization rates. We always prefer the secure and precious life of yours along with the best of the best adventures.

ADDITIONAL TRIP EXTENSION OPTION:

The trip can be extend based on your holiday duration in Nepal. Special Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Mountain Flight might be your best choice before or after the trip. As well as following programs also can be extend as additional trips from Kathmandu.


NOTE : We would kindly like you to know that we try our best to follow up the set programs as given all above but at times, because of some local trails or weather conditions may compel us to have a slight changes in necessities. Similarly, the itinerary may also vary slightly subjected to our trekkers’ acclimatization rates. We always prefer the secure and precious life of yours along with the best of the best adventures.

Packing essential gear before Climbing is a must in any situation. These gears can protect you from the harsh conditions you may face during the Peak.


RECOMMENDED GEAR LISTS:
Main rope, Down Sleeping Bag
Down Jacket, Gore-Tex jacket, Trouser
Climbing boots, Trekking boot
ICE-axe with Ice hammer
Rucksack, Crampon, Stick, Harness
Get up (Boot clover), Snow Glass
ICE Screws, snow Shavel
Carbine Lock & unlock
Head Lights, Wind Proof Jacket & trouser
Down Trouser, Wind Proof Trouser
Water Bottle, Woolen Gloves, Bag Cover
Wind mask for climbing, Climbing gloves
Socks for climbing, Personal Medicine, Eight figure, Knife


NOTICE: You can bring the necessary gears from your own country or can buy or hire from the stores at Kathmandu. All Equipments are available.


NOTE : All Peak Climbing offers and plans given in the itinerary are for all interested Climbers who prefer full package. We offer the itinerary of the destinations as per your choice. You are always free to choose any itinerary and the staff depending on your financial condition. As per your interest and requirement, we have options for any partial visit too.

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Trip Facts

  • 34 Days
  • Spring & Autumn
  • 7126 Meter
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Private Jeep
  • 4

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