Situated in the Manaslu region northeast of the Annapurna region, Himlung Himal (7,126m) lies in the remote corner of the Nepal and Tibet border. Previously, the region was restricted but the Nepalese Government opened the region in 1992. So far only a few expedition teams, including French and Japanese, have climbed Mount Himlung. The expedition for Himlung Himal follows around the Annapurna route to Koto and then towards Nar-phu Gaun from Koto.

The route goes through high peaks and passes isolated villages, glaciers, narrow ravines, forests, springs, Gompas and Unique cultural settlements. The expedition also provides an opportunity to witness unusual cultures and panoramic views on Nandadevi, Rajramba, Api Himal, Kappa Chuli peak and many more. Himlung Himal is not difficult, offering a beautiful course of alpinism from its Base Camp to the summit. A newly opened route to Phu Gaon from Manang is combined with high peaks and passes, spring formations, Gompas and unique varied cultures. Basecamp will be established at the upper border of one of the pastures belonging to Phu. Generally, three high camps will be established to reach the summit. Camp I at the altitude of 5,450m, Camp II at 6,000m and Camp III at 6,350m. Himlung Himal is not so difficult in terms of technicality and is a beautiful mountain for alpinism

32 Days

  • Destinantion

    Nepal

  • Region

    Manaslu

  • Max Altitude

    7126 M

  • Activity

    Mountaineering

  • Experience

    Advance Level

  • Trip Start

    Kathmandu

  • Trip End

    Kathmandu

Expedition's Info

Height: 7126 M

  1. Day 1 ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU

    Adventure Extreme representative will meet you at Kathmandu International airport. We will have private transportation to drive up to the hotel. It’s a free day or evening in Kathmandu.

    • local_dining FoodsBREAKFAST
    • terrain Altitude1340 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationHOTEL
  2. Day 2 IN KATHMANDU FOR EXPEDITION PREPARATION

    The expedition Sherpa guide or experience staff will first do a gear check at you’re hotel after your breakfast. Later we will move to Department of Tourism for expedition briefings and climbing permit. Dinner with expedition staffs in the evening.

    • local_dining FoodsBREAKFAST
    • terrain Altitude1340 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationHOTEL
  3. Day 3 IN KATHMANDU FOR EXPEDITION PREPARATION

    In Kathmandu for last minute shopping and office formalities.

    • local_dining FoodsB/L/D
    • terrain Altitude1340 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationHOTEL
  4. Day 4 DRIVE FROM KATHMANDU TO BESISAHAR

    We will drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar. The drive is about 6/7 hours. We will sped a night.

    • local_dining FoodsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • terrain Altitude823 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationHOTEL
  5. Day 5 DRIVE TO KOTO

    • local_dining FoodsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • terrain Altitude2610 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationLODGE
  6. Day 6 TREK TO META

    • access_timeWalking Hour4-5 HOURS
    • local_dining FoodsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • terrain Altitude3560 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationLODGE
  7. Day 7 TREK TO PHU-GAON

    • access_timeWalking Hour4-5 HOURS
    • local_dining FoodsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • terrain Altitude4200 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationLODGE
  8. Day 8 REST AND ACCLIMATISATION DAY

    We will spend an extra day in Phu-Gaon before trekking higher to allow our bodies to adjust to the lower levels of Oxygen in the air.

    • local_dining FoodsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • terrain Altitude4200 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationLODGE
  9. Day 9 TREK TO HIMLUNG BASE CAMP

    • access_timeWalking Hour5-6 HOURS
    • local_dining FoodsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • terrain Altitude4850 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationCAMPING
  10. Day 10 REST, PREPARATION AND TRAINING AT BASE CAMP

    The day is specially for good rest, organisation of equipment and we will also have some training with the climbing guides.

    • local_dining FoodsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • terrain Altitude4850 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationCAMPING
  11. Day 11 REST, PREPARATION AND TRAINING AT BASE CAMP

    The day is specially for good rest, organisation of equipment and we will also have some training with the climbing guides.

    • local_dining FoodsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • terrain Altitude4850 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationCAMPING
  12. Day 12-24 CLIMBING HIMLUNG HIMAL- 7126 M

    • local_dining FoodsB/L/D
    • terrain Altitude7126 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationCAMPING
  13. Day 25 CLEAN UP BASE CAMP

    • local_dining FoodsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • terrain Altitude4850 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationCAMPING
  14. Day 26 TREK BACK TO PHU-GAON

    • access_timeWalking Hour5-6 HOURS
    • local_dining FoodsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • terrain Altitude4200 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationLODGE
  15. Day 27 TREK BACK TO META

    • access_timeWalking Hour5-6 HOURS
    • local_dining FoodsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • terrain Altitude3560 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationLODGE
  16. Day 28 TREK BACK TO KOTO

    • access_timeWalking Hour5-6 HOURS
    • local_dining FoodsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • terrain Altitude2610 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationLODGE
  17. Day 29 DRIVE BACK TO BESISAHAR

    • local_dining FoodsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • terrain Altitude823 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationHOTEL
  18. Day 30 DRIVE BACK TO KATHMANDU

    • local_dining FoodsBREAKFAST
    • terrain Altitude1340 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationHOTEL
  19. Day 31 FREE DAY IN KATHMANDU

    Free day in Kathmandu. You can walk through Thamel for last minute shopping. Later in the evening we will have celebration dinner with the staffs.

    • local_dining FoodsBREAKFAST
    • terrain Altitude1340 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationHOTEL
  20. Day 32 DEPARTURE

    Transfer to International airport for final departure to destinations. Our office representative will see you at your hotel before 3 hours to your departure time. The representative will drop you at the airport.

    • local_dining FoodsBREAKFAST
    • terrain Altitude1340 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationHOTEL

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WHAT'S INCLUDED?

  1. All arrival and departure transfer services to and from KTM international airport with other necessary transportation as per itinerary.
  2. Assistance at KTM international airport by our office representatives during your arrival and departure.
  3. 5 night hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on Bed & Breakfast basis (3 Star category Hotel).
  4. Trekking Permit
  5. TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System).
  6. Expedition Royalty and permit from Nepal government to climb Mt. Himlung.
  7. Government Liaison Officer
  8. Land transportation for all climbing members , Liaison officer and Sherpa staffs
  9. High altitude tents
  10. Required fixed and dynamic rope during the climbing period.
  11. High altitude food and fuels
  12. Experienced, trained, government licensed climbing guide (Sherpa). 1 Climbing Sherpa for 3 climbing members.
  13. Common climbing equipment such as: Rope, ice bars, ice screws, and snow bar.
  14. Accommodation at hotel/lodge/guest house or tent camps during the trekking period.
  15. 40 kg baggage allowance per person during the trekking period. This will be carried by porters/Yaks.
  16. All camping accommodation for members and staff during trekking.
  17. Services of chef and kitchen assistant at base camp.
  18. 3 meals a day during trekking and expedition: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea/coffee. Fresh fruits are provided.
  19. All facilities including: kitchen tent, storage tent, frame dining tent, toilet tents, tables, chairs and cooking utensils for base camp.
  20. Single sleeping tents at base camp
  21. Equipment allowances and wages for climbing Sherpa’s, cooks, kitchen assistant and government liaison officer.
  22. Medical and accident insurances for all involved staff during the trekking and climbing period.
  23. Helicopter rescue insurance for all involved expedition staffs.
  24. Comprehensive Medical kit.
  25. Heater will be provided at base camp inside dining tent.
  26. Emergency oxygen mask and regulator provided upon request of client with requirement appropriate charge.
  27. Solar panels or Generator at Base Camp for light and for charging electric devices.
  28. Walkie –Talkie for communicating from Base Camp to Mountain and Mountain to Base Camp.
  29. Free assistance service for cargo clearance and duties.
  30. Our service charge and government taxes levied in Nepal.
  31. Complete pre-departure information.
  32. Flight ticket reconfirmation and visa extension procedure services.
  33.  Mt. himlung climbing certificate issued by MoCTCA (after climbing Himlung successfully).
  34. Farewell dinner in Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu before departure.

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED?

  1. Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except for the farewell dinner).
  2. Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, or any other food consumed beyond the prescribed breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  3. Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies, satellite phones and internet.
  4. Clothing, packing items or bags, personal medical kit, personal trekking gear.
  5. Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in government regulations, etc.
  6. Transportation services includes only what is listed on the itinerary. Any extra distance travelled will be appropriately charged.
  7. Any additional staff other than specified.
  8. Rescue, repatriation, medicines, medical tests and hospitalization expenses.
  9. Medical insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  10. Travel insurance and helicopter rescue.
  11. Personal climbing gear.
  12. Summit bonus $500.00USD minimum for each climbing Sherpa guide. 
  13. Nepal custom duty for import of expedition equipment.
  14. Items of personal nature, laundry expenses, tips.
  15. Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
  16. Airfare of international flights.
  17. Nepal entry visa fee (Visa's easy to acquire upon arrival).
  18. Any extra services, products, offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  19. Any other item not included in “THE PACKAGE COST INCLUDES” section.

Base camp of Mt. Himlung is set at the height of 4900m.

The three higher camps are established above Base Camp.

The camp I is set at the altitude of 5,450 m,

Camp II will be established at the altitude of 6000 m and the last camp at altitude of 6,350 m respectively. From last camp is a summit puss and follows the pinnacle includes steep and icy way.

GOOD TO KNOW:

HOW TO SAY HELLO AND THANK YOU IN NEPALI

Many Nepalese know Hello and Thank you, but hearing you speak in their language is still a sweet sound of respect. When saying Hello in Nepal, you say “Namaste” and fold your hands into a prayer.  Thank you is “Danyavad”.

HOW TO GET A NEPAL VISA UPON ARRIVAL

Once you arrive at the airport, please follow these simple procedures for Tourist Visa on Arrival.

1st Step. Fill in ' Arrival Card ' ...

2nd Step. Make payment at the bank according to your visa requirement ( 15/30/90 Days) ...

3rd Step. Proceed to the Immigration Desk with your online form, payment receipts and your passport.

THE SPOKEN LANGUAGE IN NEPAL IS NEPALI AND THE SECOND LANGUAGE IS ENGLISH

Nepali is an Indo-Aryan language similar to Hindi,  is written in Devanagari script and is the first language of Nepal. Indian travelers should understand enough to get around. English is a secondary language spoken mostly in large cities like Kathmandu. Outside Kathmandu, English is spoken a little less, but getting around is still manageable. Simply smile with a Namaste and the Nepalese will help you in any way they can.

AVOID DRINKING TAP WATER

Tap water is not filtered or purified in Nepal. Thus, tap water is often boiled before consumption. It’s best to buy bottled water. It is relatively inexpensive. Avoid any fruits and veggies foods washed in tap water.

ROADS AND DUST

Roads in Nepal can occasionally be in disrepair, due in part to the earthquake. The government is said to be working on improving them. Still, you’ll find large potholes and a lot of dust, especially in the more urban areas of Kathmandu. You’ll see Nepalese wearing face masks when driving on the road. Women cover their faces with saris or scarves.

SQAT TOILETS ARE COMMON IN NEPAL

While westernized hotels and restaurants and tourist attractions have western toilets, you’ll find more local joints and public restrooms bearing squat toilets. 

AVOID STREET FOOD

Nepalese street food has been known to cause many bold adventurers a case of traveler’s stomach issues. Refrigeration is poor in Nepal so street food isn’t always refrigerated and food can be reused after a day of being out.  Stick to well-maintained and busy restaurants.

BLACK OUT IN NEPAL

In the past, Nepal had regular blackout periods, which meant most of the city would go dark and don lanterns or power generators to keep business flowing. Today, the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has turned on the lights, making blackouts a thing of the past. But the newfound electricity has made Nepalese people suspect that the NEA purposely left them in the dark all these years, as a ploy to force them to invest in power generators. 

Kathmandu is fairly lit and most westernized hotels and restaurants have backup power generators for traveler’s convenience. In more remote areas and trekking trips, take a flashlight or head lamp.

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The Pillars of Adventure Extreme

Jiten Shrestha

FOUNDER/DIRECTOR

Founder/Director, Mr. Jiten Shrestha was born in a village called Salleri(2413 m) of Solukhumbu District of Nepal. Solukhumbu is famous in the world for mountain tourism. The main attraction of Solukhumbu is Mt. Everest (8848 m). Jiten Shrestha spent his childhood and studied his lower secondary level in Salleri village. Later Jiten Shrestha was selected by the Government of Nepal to study in Kathmandu at Budhanilkantha School. The school was one of the best and was running by the British Government. He compled his higher secondary school from Budhanikantha School and joined Trichandra College in Kathmandu for further education.

Mr. Durga Shrestha (Kaji)

CO- FOUNDER/ADVISER

Durga Shrestha (Kaji) was born in East of Nepal, Bamti Bhandar, Bamti Bhandar is the trail to Everest region. Durga Shrestha spent his childhood in the village studying and helping his parent to run a  Lodge which was called Buddha Lodge. While running the lodge, he met and interacted with a lot of tourists from all over the world and later moved to Kathmandu to start his trekking career.


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