Himlung expedition will take you through remote villages of Nar and Phu, unique Himalayan culture and beautiful landscape.
- Destination: Nepal
- Group size: 02-08
- Arrival on: Kathmandu, Nepal
- Departure from: Kathmandu, Nepal
- Trip Level: Strenuous
- Max Altitude: 7126m / 23345ft
- Activities: Trekking and Climbing
- Transportation: Private Car / Jeep in Kathmandu
Meals: BB plan in Kathmandu and All meals during the trek and expedition
Accomodation: Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Teahouse basis accommodation during trekking, camping basis while expedition
Mount Himlung Himal (7126m) is located between Annapurna and Manaslu range. Himlung expedition will take you through remote villages of Nar and Phu, unique Himalayan culture and beautiful landscape. It’s open since 1992, just few expedition team have been succeeded to climb Himlung. We will established Base camp at the height of 4950m then three more camps (Camp I 5400m, Camp 2 – 6050m and Camp 3 – 6350m) will be established to reach the summit.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1300m) and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Preparing expedition in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Expedition briefing in tourism department. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Drive from Kathmandu-Beshisahar (760m). Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Beshisahar to Dharapani (1900m) by local Jeep. Overnight at teahouse lodge.
Day 06: Dharapani – Koto (2600m). Overnight at teahouse lodge.
Day 07: Koto to Daramsala (3200m). Overnight at camping.
Day 08: Daramsala – Phu Khola (3800m). Overnight at camping.
Day 09: Phu Khola to Phugaun (4400m). Overnight at camping.
Day 10: Phugaun-Himlung BC (4950m). Overnight at camping.
Day 11-29: Climbing Mt. Himlung 7,126m. Overnight at camping.
Day 30: Base camp – Phu Goan ((4400m). Overnight at camping.
Day 31: Phugaun to Dharmasala (3200m). Overnight at camping.
Day 32: Dharmasal to Koto / Chame (2650m). Overnight at teahouse lodge.
Day 33: Chame to Beshisahar by local jeep. Overnight at lodge.
Day 34: Drive to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 35: Departure
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We will be staying at 2/3 star hotel in Kathmandu, and in tea-houses during the trek. All rooms are on twin-shared basis. Single bedroom will be arranged on request and will cost additional. Utmost Adventure will arrange rooms with attached washrooms; however, tea-houses at some places only have shared washing and toilet facilities. While climbing there will be full board camping trip, we will provide twin-shared basis tent, mattress and sleeping bag.
All meals will be provided during the camping trekking (We will provide breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea/coffee). In Kathmandu, breakfast will be available. There will also be welcome and farewell dinners taking place for guests. While on trek, we have breakfast and dinner in the camping, where we spend the night and pack lunch on our way to next destination.
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
Himlung Expedition is a strenuous climbing. Climbers who can walk/climb up to 6-7 hours a day on an uphill and downhill trail and basic climbing skills will consider this trip fulfilling and enjoyable. It is a good idea to prepare for the Himlung Expedition by jogging and exercising regularly at least for a month prior to the start. Climbing Mount Himlung should be relatively fine for those who have experience in climbing/trekking in high altitudes. Determination, good physical health, positive attitude and average physical fitness are good preconditions for a successful accomplishment of the climbing. Past climbing and hiking experience would be an asset but no technical skills are required for this trip. Participants with pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lung, and blood diseases should inform Utmost Adventure before booking the trek.
Date And Costs
The given cost are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.
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-4 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu with bed & Breakfast (3 star).
-Climbing Permit of Himlung Himal
– Special permit for Nar-Phu / all necessary permit for trekking region
-Food for trekking expedition period
-Crew: Base camp Guide, Cook, Cook helper.
-Kathmandu – Beshisahar – Dharapani bus/jeep – round trip
-Equipment allowance, daily allowance for Liaison officer, expedition crew
-Insurance for Nepalese expedition crew.
-1 tent for 1 person for Expedition.
-Mat, dining tent, Toilet tent,Mess tent, Store tent, Table & chairs trekking for the expedition
-Local transportation in Kathmandu (Airport-hotel-airport)
-Fare Well dinner
Cost doesn’t include:
-Personal equipment for climbing & trekking
-Personal & medical Insurance of expedition
-Climbing food, Gas & stove above Base camp
-Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
-Emergency Rescue evacuation by helicopter incase needed
-Oxygen & Mask -regulator
-Bar Bills & beverage
-Garbage Deposit USD 2000.00 (Sharing of the total person) and Deposit fee will be not refunded if the clients (climber) don’t take back their garbage
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Utmost Adventure has compiled a list of necessary equipment, personal medical supplies and symptoms of medical condition likely to face during trekking / peak climbing. Also, please do understand that items listed below should be considered as an essential summary.
We highly recommend you to be familiar with all of your equipment and basic understanding of medical Conditions related to high elevation.
Your document to travel to Nepal:
Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport), proof of insurance
Dollars in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport
Credit cards, bank/ATM/cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards)
Personal Climbing gear:
Harness: A climbing harness should be lightweight and fully adjustable. Easy to put on and take off.
Ice axe: General mountaineering axe. Should be light and easy to use.
Crampons: It must fit boot perfectly and lighter is better.
Carabineers: Two large locking “pear” shaped 4 regular mountaineering carabineers
Prussik cord: You can use in many situation, carry couple more.
Ascenders: One left or right hand orientation, does not matter (Petzl)
Rappel device: Figure 8, ATC or similar. Very important to devices for descending.
Ascender / Jhumar: Must be comfortable to be use with gloves.
Helmet: It is very important to use while crossing areas through rock fall, ice cliff. Better light weight.
Walking pool: Adjustable types are the best, it will be very much helpful while walking through snow field or rocky trail.
Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F
Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries
Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag
Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal)
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Small wash towel
Personal Clothing items.
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection
Weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/or jacket (optional)
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Personal hygiene supplies;
Two tubes lip sun cream, at least 1 large tube regular sun cream (min. factor 30), some after-sun lotion in case you do get asunburn
One toothpaste/brush set;
One hand sanitizer gel
1 (fast drying) synthetic towel
Personal prescription medications; Please let your leader know about any medical issues before the climb.
Small personal first-aid kit; (Simple and Light): first-aid tape, plasters (Band-Aids),alcohol-free wipes for cuts, personal medications, etc. (The leaders will have more extensive first-aid kits)
One skin blister repair kit
Anti-diarrhea pills (Imodium) (one regular package)
Anti-headache medication (Aspirin or Ibuprofen) (one regular package)
One small bottle cough and/or cold medicine.
One course antibiotics for chest infection, available locally at chemist shop or pharmacy with no doctor’s prescription.
One course antibiotics for stomach infection, available locally at chemist shop or pharmacy with no doctor’s prescription.
One small bottle anti-altitude sickness medication: Diamox (Acetylzolamide), available locally, for more about this medication, please contact us or your doctor
One small bottle of water purification tablets (needs to contain silver-ions AND chlorine) or a water filter or UV sterilizer.
Extra prescription glasses/contact lens. Contact lens wearers, please bring glasses in case of emergency.