Himlung Himal lies to the northeast of Annapurna Range in Manaslu with a wannabe height of 7,126m. It is in a secluded area of Nepal borders with Tibet. Trekking to Himlung Himal base camp follows the round Annapurna trekking route until to Koto. From Koto trekking to Nar-phu valley, Fu village. The trekking from Nar-phu village is recently opened and this track offers great deals of tall peaks and passes; also you get greeted by glaciers, gullies, springs and remote villages nearby exhibit tremendous culture with breathtaking views of Annapurna Himal, and many more.
Himlung Himal was first climbed via the East Ridge on October 27, 1983 by a joint expedition from Nepal and the Hirosaki University Alpine Club led by Junji Kurotaki.
Base Camp of Himlung or Hemlung is seated at the height of 4920m. There are three higher camps are established on the heights of Camp I; 5,450m, Camp II; 6,000m and Camp III; 6,350m respectively. The last part of the pinnacle includes a steep and snow icy way. Generally it takes ten to fifteen days to conquer Himlung Himal climbing base camp to the base camp.
Day 1: Kathmandu 1340m
Arrivals in Kathmandu transfer to hotel (BB).
Day 2: Kathmandu
Final preparation and official briefing day (BB).
Day 3: Koto 2570m
Drive from Kathmandu to BesiSahar to Koto (2610m), 8-10 hours, overnight Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 4: Dharmasala/Meta 3560M
Trek from Koto to Dharamsala/Meta (3200m), 5-6 hours, overnight Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 5: Kyang 3820M
Trek from Dharamsala/Meta to Kyang (3820m), 4/5 hours, overnight at Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 6: Fu village 4080M
Trek from Kyang to Fu village (4080m), 4/5 hours, overnight at Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 7: Himlung base camp 4920m
Trek Fu-Gaon to Himlung Base camp (4920m), 4-6 hours, overnight at camping (B/L/D).
Day 8-23: Himlung 7126m Expedition
Climbing Period for Himlung Himal Summit (7,126m), Camp 1 5450m, Camp 2 6000m and Camp 3 6350m, overnight at Camping (B/L/D)
Day 24: Himlung Base camp
Preparation, packing and ready to return, overnight camp (B/L/D).
Day 25: Fu village
Trek back from Base Camp to Fu-Gaon, overnight at Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 26: Meta
Trek from Phu-Gaon to Meta, overnight at Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 27: Koto
Trek from Meta to Koto, overnight at hotel (B/L/D).
Day 28: Kathmandu
Drive from Koto to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel (BB).
Day 29: Kathmandu
Leisure day in Kathmandu, overnight hotel (BB).
Day 30: Departure
End of Trip, departure to airport or next trip.
- All arrival and departure airport transfers with Asian Hiking Team Assistance.
- Hotel in Kathmandu as itinerary with breakfast (3/4 5 star hotel on request).
- Land transport to/from trek start/end point for members/ cargo fees as itinerary.
- Land transport to/from trek start/end point for Liaison Officer and our staffs as itinerary.
- Expedition royalty and climbing permit fees.
- National Park/ Conservation fees or permits.
- Government appointed Liaison Officer.
- Expedition/Mountaineering insurance for Liaison officer, our guide and staffs.
- Accommodation during the trekking as best available Guest house / Hotel as itinerary.
- Base Camp single tent with mattress and pillow for each member, climbing Sherpa, BC staff and Liaison Officer.
- High altitude tents for all members and climbing Sherpa’s.
- All camping equipment like camp furniture (table, chairs), kitchenware, kitchen, dining, guest, shower and toilet tents in Base camp.
- Major Meals during the trekking (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) by Guest house /Hotel menus and cooked 3 meals with tea or coffee by professional cook in Base Camp.
- All high food and fuel for Base Camp and higher camps during expedition.
- Baggage/ Equipment allowance for trekking up and down is maximum 30-40kg per person.
- Base Camp Manager, Base Camp cook, necessary staffs.
- Emergency Oxygen bottles with mask and regulator.
- Common climbing equipment (necessary rope, ice bars, ice screws, etc.).
- Wages, meals, accommodation, equipment, medical and accidental Insurances for Sherpa guide and other staffs.
- Solar panel/generator at Base Camp for light and charging small electronics (eg. mobile phones, amateur digital cameras and handheld video cameras).
- Rope fixing fee.
- Satellite phone carrying by Guide for communication and available for members with nominal cost.
- First Aid medical kits.
- Our service charge and Government Taxes.
- Fair well Dinner.
- International airfare from / to your country.
- Nepal entry visa fee (can be obtained at the airport upon arrival).
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu as itinerary.
- Hotel accommodation beyond itinerary (as per itinerary) stay in Kathmandu.
- Personal trekking and climbing gears.
- Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation, and lost luggage.
- Expenses of a personal nature such as hard and soft drinks, laundry, postage, telephone, email, internet etc.
- Applicable customs duty and import license fees for all personal expedition goods arriving in Nepal by air/road as cargo.
- Personal solar pack (if any) for charging heavy electronics (laptops, professional camera, batteries, etc.).
- Summit bonus (For Everest $1800, For others mountain US$1000) / staffs Tips/ Donation.
- Gifts, souvenirs.
- Any other item not mentioned in “THE PACKAGE COST INCLUDES” section.