Himlung Expedition - 28 Days

Duration: 26 Days   |  
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Very Strenuous
  • Style: Camping Trek
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge + Camping
  • Group Size: 2 to 20
  • Max Altitude: 7126m

Himlung Himal (7126m) lies between Nepal and Tibet border in the north side and the Manaslu and Annapurna grandly stands above the Tibetan community of Phu in the west region of Nepal. The region has been opened only in 2001 by the government of Nepal and from the time few expedition trips has been arranged in this region. 

Himlung Expedition starts after driving from Kathmandu to Besisahar taking around 6 hours, and after that we will walk via the Annapurna circuit path till Koto. Then, we will walk to the west to reach Dharmasala, followed by to Tibetan villages such as- Meta, Phugaon, Kyang etc and have local exploration. We will set up our Base Camp at an altitude of 4842m on a lush ground. Normally we will set three high camps before reaching the summit. We will put on Camp I at the altitude of 5,450m. Then Camp II at an elevation of 6,000m and the Camp 3 at the height of 6,350m. Besides, our Sherpas guides will help us set up a range of camps for well acclimatization and we endeavor to Summate Himlung Himal on a favorable day.

Himlung Expedition with Third Eye Adventure will offer you a chance to walk through remote villages of Nepal and Tibet border. Also, the route passes through high peaks, passes, narrow gullies, glaciers, forests, springs, rocks, Gompas as well as unique cultural settlements. You will get to see awesome mountain views of Nandadevi, Api Himal, Rajramba, Kappa Chuli Peak and several more. Passing two attractive Tibetan settlements- Nar and Phu will also be one of the memorable experiences.

Highlights

 

  • Summit Himlung Himal 7126m
  • This climbing brings you across the amazing Annapurna Circuit Trek.
  • This trek brings you across the spectacular and one of the most popular: Thorong La Pass (5,416m).
  • Himlung Expedition incorporates the beautiful and stunning views of Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Manaslu, etc.
  •  Expedition includes historical and religious sites such as Muktinath.
  • Considered as a less technical climbing mountain compared with other expeditions in Nepal

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01 Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal

    As you reach at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, Third Eye Adventure arranges as airport representative who will meet you and end up the formalities (Visa, etc). You just need to confirm our representative with a show board at the way in gate. You will after that shift to the hotel. In the evening, we will have a welcome dinner at a long-established Nepalese restaurant and also observe a Nepal is cultural program. Overnight in Kathmandu.

    • Max. Altitude: 1340m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast
    • Place: Kathmandu
  • Day 02 Kathmandu sightseeing and preparing for trek about 6 hours.

    Today, you will go for sightseeing in Kathmandu. The main fascinations of the sightseeing tour are going around Kathmandu valley where you can see many age-old temples, architectures and more; going around Boudhanath which is one of the biggest Buddhist Stupa in the entire world; Swayambhunath, a renowned monkey temple falling at the hillock; Pashupatinath, a prominent Hindu temple and numerous enthralling places to visit. And many of them are enlisted in UNESCO’s world heritage list. Also, we will prepare for trek today. Overnight in Kathmandu.

    • Max. Altitude: 1340m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast
    • Place: Kathmandu
  • Day 03 Drive from Kathmandu to Jagat by jeep about 9 hours

    We go ahead from Kathmandu and drive to Besisahar. The road we drive through will take us along the Trishuli Valley. We get magnificent views of the peaks, mostly the Ganesh Himal as well as Manaslu as we go after the river towards Mugling. We afterward twirl from the major road and move to Besisahar then off road till Jagat.

    • Max. Altitude: 1290m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Jagat
  • Day 04 Trek to Dharapani about 6 hours

    After crossing rising and declining path, we will reach Chyamje. Then we will pass a suspension bridge and make way through oak woods. The river goes away from sight as we clamber over a point. The pathway then comes out into valley where we arrive at Tal, the next community is placed at the bottom of a grand falls (1700m). We will traverse the river and climb the contracting valley, sliding down to cross the stream to the community of Dharapani lying at 1943m. Overnight in Dharapani.

    • Max. Altitude: 1848m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Dharapani
  • Day 05 Dharapani to Koto about 5 hours

    On this day, our way moves on to ascend to Bagarchap located at 2164m. Then, we go at the back of the trail from side to side with forest to Dhanagyu and scale up to Temang. Here we can observe the wonderful views of Manaslu plus Peak 29. The trail then descends all the way via fir and pine woods to Koto. Overnight in Koto.

    • Max. Altitude: 2600m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Koto
  • Day 06 Koto to Dharmasala about 6 hours.

    We will have a quite challenging day today while moving from Koto to Dharmashala. Passing the check post we will traverse a river that takes us to Nar Phu valleys. We will walk to beautiful jungle over Phu River. Then we will pass several tiny caves as well as pilgrims named as Dharmashala. We will walk out of narrow valley and walk under wide cascade. We will notice jungle turning thinner. We will camp at Dharmashala.


    • Max. Altitude: 3560m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Dharmashala
  • Day 07 Dharmashala to Kyang about 7 hours

    We will have a steep ascend and we will walk along beautiful River that takes us to high land at an altitude of 3200m. We will walk by scenic Meta at 3560m which is a winter spot of Nar. We will see white rocks, juniper, orange leafed bushes, white sandy trails and more. We will see Phu Koshi shadowing below the path. We will pass by Khampa settlement, Chako where prayer flags wave. We will after passing ups and downs reach Kyang where we will set our camp to stay overnight.

    • Max. Altitude: 4100m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Kyang
  • Day 08 Kyang to Phu Gaun about 6 hours

    We will make way down to the river Phu. And walk all along the river shore passing submarine rocks. We will get to see colorful chortens. We will ascend to tiny glacial river before arriving to a big bridge. And just before the bridge to Phu, a series of chortens takes us to the major settlement of Phu whwere we will set our camp for overnight.

    • Max. Altitude: 4100m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Phu Gaun
  • Day 09 Phu Gaun to Himlung Base camp about 7 hours

    From Phu Gaun, we will today trek to Himlung Base Camp. We will set up our Base Camp at an altitude of 4842m on a lush ground. Overnight in the base camp.

    • Max. Altitude: 4840m
    • Accommodation: Camping
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Himlung Base camp
  • Day 10 Day 10-21: Climbing Period of Himlung Himal and return to Base camp

    Normally we will set three high camps before reaching the summit. We will put on Camp I at the altitude of 5,450m. Then Camp II at an elevation of 6,000m and the Camp 3 at the height of 6,350m. Besides, our Sherpas guides will help us set up a range of camps for well acclimatization and we endeavor to Summate Himlung Himal on a favorable day.

    • Max. Altitude: 4580m
    • Accommodation: Camping
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: HImlung Basecamp
  • Day 12 Day 22: Base Camp to Phugaun about 5 hours

    We will depart from the base camp to reach Phu gaun again. And walk all along the river shore passing submarine rocks. We will get to see colorful chortens once again. Ovennight in Phu Gaun again.

    • Max. Altitude: 4580m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Phugaun
  • Day 13 Day 23: Phu gaun to Dharmasala about 7 hours

    Leaving Phu Gaon, we will reach Dharmashala today. We will see white rocks, juniper, orange leafed bushes, white sandy trails and more. We will see Phu Koshi shadowing below the path. We will pass by Khampa settlement, Chako where prayer flags wave. Overnight in Dharmashala.

    • Max. Altitude: 3560m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Dharmashala
  • Day 14 Day 24: Dharmashala to Koto about 6 hours

    We will set off from Dharmashala to return back to Koto. Here we can observe the wonderful views of Manaslu plus Peak 29. The trail then passes all the way via fir and pine woods to Koto. Overnight in Koto.

    • Max. Altitude: 2600m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Koto
  • Day 15 Day 25: Koto to Dharapani about 5 hours

    On this day, we will return to Dharapani. We will traverse the river and the contracting valley. Also we will be passing the stream to the community of Dharapani lying at 1943m. Overnight in Dharapani.

    • Max. Altitude: 1848m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Dharapani
  • Day 16 Day 26: Dharapani to Kathmandu

    We take a jeep to drive back to Kathmandu which will take about 8 hours. Back to civilization and enjoy the good food in Kathmandu.

    • Max. Altitude: 1340m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast and Lunch
    • Place: Kathmandu
  • Day 17 Day 27: Day in Kathamndu

    Enjoy your day in Kathmandu by shopping etc.

    • Max. Altitude: 1340m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast
    • Place: Kathmandu
  • Day 18 Day 28: Final Departure

    Our airport agent will take you to the Tribhuvan International Airport for your return to you home country. We will hope to see you again since we organize a lot of other peak climbing options, as well as tours, expeditions, and sports activities.

    Inclusion

    • Airport Pick up and Drop as per itinerary by private car / van
    • Three nights accommodation in Kathmandu  inclusive Breakfast at 2/3 star category hotel
    • All the standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during treking period.
    • Himlung Climbing permit fee
    • Full board meal during camping, prepared by our expert cook with tea & coffee
    • Local Guest house accommodation during trek and tented accommodation in climbing period
    • Twin sharing tented accommodation and equipment during the camping trek.
    • Experience and helpful trekking guide during trek and friendless porters (1 perter for two people)
    • Expert Sherpa climbing guide
    • Liaison officer
    • First aid medical kit
    • Satellite Phone (Need to pay as per usages per minute about 4$ per minute)
    • Emergency oxygen-mask & regulator (need to pay as per usages)
    • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine for all staff
    • Emergency oxygen-mask & regulator (need to pay as per usages)
    • General climbing equipment's (rope, ice-crew, snow bar etc.)
    • All the government tax/VAT and all necessary paper works.
    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu Hotel
    • Nepal Visa
    • International Airfare
    • Your Travel Insurance
    • Personal climbing equipment’s
    • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
    • Tips for Trekking guide, porters, Drivers
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section
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    Itinerary can be customizing as your wish please do write us for the customized itinerary ( price will be varies on Trourist bus, private vehicle and flight)