MT.Himlung

Mt. Himlung |30 Days

Trip Highlights

A trek that follows a stunning path is not considered technically difficult to summit.

Trip Overview

Mt.Himlung is one of the recently opened peak located between Mansalu and Annapurna ranges.One of the more recently opened peaks for climbing, the Himlung Himal with an altitude of 7,126m has been successful in attracting newbies as well as seasoned climbers over the years.

Himlung Himal is situated in the Manaslu region and lies in the remote corner of Nepal along the Tibetan border. Routes are combined with soaring peaks and moves through glaciers secluded villages with diverse cultures, pleasing forests and Gompas.

Usually three high camps get established before reaching the Summit and the Base Camp is located at an altitude of a little more than 4,850m.
A trek that follows a stunning path is not considered technically difficult to summit.

Earthquake update:

Although this trail was affected by the earthquake, it still is a fantastic option for camping trek.It has been listed ats dificult seven thosand for mountaineers.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

Day 02 Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 03 In Kathmandu for official permit procedures

Day 04 Drive to Jagat via Besisahar and pass Syange

Day 05 Trek to Dharapani

Day 06 Trek to Kotto

Day 07 Trek to Meta

Day 08 Trek to Khyang

Day 09 Trek to Phu (4,080m)

Day 10 Trek to Himlung Base Camp (4,900m)

Day 11 Rest and acclimatization day

Days 12-21 Climbing period (7,126m)

Day 22 Clean up the Base Camp

Day 23 Trek back to Phu

Day 24 Trek to Meta

Day 25 Trek to Koto

Day 26 Trek to Dharapani

Day 27 Trek to Jagat

Day 28 Drive to Kathmandu via Beshisahar

Day 29 Free day in Kathmandu

Day 30 Depart Kathmandu

Detail Itinerary

Day 01 Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

Day 02 Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 03 In Kathmandu for official permit procedures

Day 04 Drive to Jagat via Besisahar and pass Syange

Day 05 Trek to Dharapani

Day 06 Trek to Kotto

Day 07 Trek to Meta

Day 08 Trek to Khyang

Day 09 Trek to Phu (4,080m)

Day 10 Trek to Himlung Base Camp (4,900m)

Day 11 Rest and acclimatization day

Days 12-21 Climbing period (7,126m)

Day 22 Clean up the Base Camp

Day 23 Trek back to Phu

Day 24 Trek to Meta

Day 25 Trek to Koto

Day 26 Trek to Dharapani

Day 27 Trek to Jagat

Day 28 Drive to Kathmandu via Beshisahar

Day 29 Free day in Kathmandu

Day 30 Depart Kathmandu

Equipment List

Footwear:

  • Climbing boots
  • Cold weather boots for base camp
  • Trainers
  • Comfortable sandals
  • Lightweight hiking boots
  • Gaiters
  • Booties
  • Light socks
  • Heavy socks

Clothing:

  • Lightweight long underwear top
  • Expedition weight long underwear tops
  • Lightweight long underwear bottoms
  • Expedition weight underwear bottoms
  • Briefs/Underwear
  • Short-sleeved shirts/T-shirts
  • Jacket synthetic or fleece
  • Synthetic insulated pants
  • Down suit
  • Down insulated jacket with hood
  • Down pants
  • Waterproof breathable jacket & pants
  • Wind shirts/light shell jacket
  • One piece climbing shell (optional)

Head & Hand Gear

  • Lightweight syntheticliner glove
  • Headlamp with spare bulb and extra alkaline batteries
  • Windstopper fleece gloves
  • Insulated climbing gloves
  • Mittens with liners
  • Sun hat
  • Wool or fleece hat
  • Balaclava
  • Face mask
  • Mountain helmet

Accessories

  • UV Sunglasses
  • Glacier glasses
  • Ski goggles
  • Spare batteries

Climbing Equipment

  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Harness
  • Carabiners
  • Webbing
  • Perlon cord
  • Ascenders
  • Rappel device
  • Camping Gear
  • Backpack
  • Day pack
  • Two Sleeping bags:-40C/-30F
  • Compression stuff sacks
  • THermal sleeping pad
  • Foam pad
  • 2 Water bottles
  • Lightweight steel thermal bottle
  • Pee bottle
  • Pee Funnel for Women.
  • Pack towel
  • Extendable 2 trekking poles
  • Swiss army knife
  • Large mug, plastic bowl, fork and spoon

Medical & Personal

  • Sunscreen
  • Lipscreen
  • Toiletry kit
  • Personal medication
  • Water purification tablets
  • Zip-loc bags
  • Baby wipes or wet towels
  • Ear plugs

Travel Items

  • 2 large expedition duffel bag
  • Small travel bag
  • Nylon stuff sacks
  • Lightweight cotton long sleeve shirt
  • Hiking pants and/or skirt/sarong
  • Lightweight pants

Cost Included

  • Arrival & departure transfers by private vehicle
  • B&B accommodation in Kathmandu at a 3 star hotel on a twin-share basis
  • Complete camping equipment for trekking
  • Accommodation & meals while trekking
  • Food & camping at Base Camp for members & staff
  • Expedition permit (shared basis) & national park fee (wherever applicable)
  • 1 tent per climber at Base Camp
  • 2 Base Camp staff (1 cook & 1 kitchen boy)
  • 1 liaison officer plus daily wages, equipment & insurance
  • Staff wages, equipment allowance & insurance
  • Required number of porters (porters to carry up to 30kgs each) including food & equipment
  • Domestic airfare (strictly as per itinerary) for members & staff
  • Cargo fees (strictly as per itinerary)
  • Cargo clearance & duty fees
  • All surface transfers as per the itinerary
  • Farewell dinner at authentic Nepali restaurant with cultural program

Cost not Include

  • Nepal visa fee
  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner)
  • High-altitude Climbing Sherpa
  • Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars during trekking.
  • Items of personal nature, Laundry Expenses, Tips
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phones and Internet expenses
  • Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gears
  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations,
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
  • Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • Personal climbing gears
  • Supplemental oxygen
  • Filming permit (if special camera)
  • Cargo Customs clearance duty fees
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs

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Price from Ask
  • Trip Duration: 30 Days
  • Trip Grading: Fairly challenging
  • Max Altitude: 7,126 m
  • Best Time: April and May & October and November
  • Trip Mode: Expedition
  • Group Size: 2-10 People
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