Mount Himlung Expedition
Himlung Himal is one of the easiest mountains to climb among 7000m.
Join us on our 2017/ 2018 Himlung Expedition.
7,162m / 23,497ft
April - May & Oct - Nov
7000M + EXPEDITION
Himlung Expedition - Nepal
Himlung Himal 7126m is one of the recently opened peaks for climbing and is located between Manaslu and Annapurna ranges. This expedition takes you through remote villages to Nepal & Tibet boarder. Previously a restricted region, Nepal Government opened the region only in 1992 by and so far only a few expedition teams including Japanese and French have summitted Mount Himlung. Expedition for Himlung Himal follows Round Annapurna route to Koto and from Koto towards Nar-phu Gaon. The route passes through high peaks and passes, glaciers, remote villages, narrow gullies, forests, rocks, springs, Gompas and unique cultural settlements.
The Himlung Expedition also offers mysterious culture and panoramic mountain views of Nandadevi, Rajramba, Api Himal, Kappa Chuli Peak and many more. Passing through two interesting Tibetan villages of Nar and Phu, Base Camp will be established at the height of 4,900m. which is located at the upper border of one of pastures belonged to Phu. Normally three high camps will be established to reach the summit: Camp I at the height of 5,450m. Camp II at 6 000 meters and the Camp 3 at 6,350m. Himlung was just opened in 2001 by the Nepalese government and since then we have been organizing expeditions for interested climbers.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu, expedition briefing,
Day 03: Drive Kathmandu – Chamje
Day 04: Chamje to Dharapani
Day 05: Dharapani to Koto
Day 06: Koto to Meta
Day 07: Meta to Kyang
Day 08: Kyang to Phu Gaun
Day 09: Phu gaun Rest day
Day 10: Phu gaun to Himlung Base camp
Day 11: Base camp prepare day and Puja
Day 12 - 21: Climbing Period 7126m. This is Most Challenging Period,
Day 22: Back to Phu Gaun
Day 23: Back to Meta
Day 24: Back to Koto
Day 25: Jeep Drive back to Kathmandu
Day 26: Free day in Kathmandu
Day 27: Departure
All arrival and departure transfer services
Assistance at Kathmandu international airport by Sherpa Expedition during your arrival and departure.
4 night request category hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on B&B basis.
Experienced and government licensed trekking and climbing Sherpa guide during the trekking and climbing period.
Appropriate number of porters during the trekking period.
Land transportation from Kathmandu- Chamje - Koto - Kathmandu for all climbing members, Sherpa guide, liaison officer and kitchen staff.
Kitchen tent, storage tent, dining tent, client tents, toilet tents, tables, chairs and cooking utensils for base camp.
Common climbing equipment such as: Rope, ice bars, ice screws, and snow bar.
3 meals a day: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea/coffee.
Accommodation at hotel/lodge/guest house or tent camps during the trekking period.
All camping accommodation for members and staff during trekking and climbing period. You will be sharing sleeping quarters with one other member.
All food and fuel for base camp and higher camps during the climbing period.
50kg baggage allowance per person during the trekking period. This will be carried by porters/mules.
Daily weather report services from Seattle
Services of chef and kitchen assistant at advanced base camp.
Trekking Permit (Annapurna Conservation Park entry fee).
TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System).
Expedition royalty and permit of Nepal government to climb Mt. Himlung.
Nepalese government royalty.
One experienced, trained, government licensed and 3 time summiteer climbing guide (Sherpa) per person.
All wages, equipment, medical and accident insurances for all involved staffs during the trekking and climbing period.
Helicopter rescue insurance for all involved expedition staff.
Equipment allowances and wages for climbing Sherpas, cooks, kitchen assistant and government liaison officer.
First aid medical kits for the group and the staff.
Satellite phone carried by guide for communication. Available to clients at a cost of $3 USD per minute.
Appropriate high altitude food for all clients and staff at base camp and above as required.
Required fixed and dynamic rope during the climbing period.
Heater will be provided at base camp for the dining tent.
Emergency oxygen mask and regulator provided upon request of client with requirement appropriate charge.
Each client will have an individual North Face V25 tent available in the Dhaulagiri advanced base camp.
Solar panel for light and electronics charging.
All tents for camp I, II and III.
Ice fall charges.
Gamow Bags(Portable hyperbaric chambers) for high altitude sickness.
2 Bottles(8L) of Poisk Oxygen will be provided for each member.
Latest model of Summit or Top out system mask and regulators will be provided.
We provide Sherpa’s tents, food for climbing and insurance.
Free assistance service for cargo clearance and duties.
EPI cooking gas and stove will be provided in camp I, III and South Col for cooking food.
Generator will be providing to back-up the lighting in base camp.
Transportation of food supply from Kathmandu to base camp by porter/mules.
Our service charge and government taxes levied in Nepal.
Complete pre-departure information.
Flight ticket reconfirmation and visa extension procedure services.
Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with cultural show in Kathmandu before departure.
Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except for the farewell dinner).
Items of personal nature and laundry expenses.
Expenses of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies, satellite phone and internet expenses.
Clothing, packing items or bags, personal medical kit, camera/video fees or trekking gears.
Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations, etc.
Any additional staff other than specified.
Rescue, repatriation, medicines, medical tests and hospitalization expenses.
Medical and travel Insurance with helicopter search and rescue for climber.
Summit bonus for the Sherpa after approaching to the summit. (Minimum US$ 1000.00)
Special Permits for walkie-talkies & filming if special camera.
All personal climbing gears.
Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods.
Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
Any other item not mentioned in “THE PACKAGE COST INCLUDES” section