Mt. Himlung 7126m, is considered as one of the easiest , safest and preferred 7000m mountains to climb in Nepal and which has the highest recorded summit success rate (according to the Himalayan Database) and serves as an excellent preliminary peak for 8000m climbs.
Mt. Himlung was first climbed in 1992 by a Japanese team and is located between the Manaslu and Annapurna ranges. The expedition begins with a trek through the Annapurna trail with deep gorge teeming with waterfalls, wildlife and picturesque villages. The trek deviates towards the remote culturally rich beautiful Tibetan villages of Nar and Phu before reaching base camp. The climbing involves of 2 high camps above base camp at 5430m and 6000. of a rock and moraine , snow slopes. with sections of 30 degrees and the final section towards the summit up to 40 degrees. The climb is technically less challenging but physically/mentally demanding with panoramic views of Dhaulagiri range, Annapurna range, Manaslu.
Day 01:Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02:In Kathmandu permits for official permit procedures.
Day 03:Drive from Kathmandu to Beshishar 7-8 hrs ( 840m ) Lodge
Day 04:Drive to Koto. 6 hrs ( 2600m) Lodge
Day 05-06:Trek to Meta (3560m) Lodge
Day 07:Trek to Phu Gaun ( 4200m ) Lodge
Day 08:Rest to acclimatize
Day 09:Trek to Base camp.( 4850m )
Day 10-28:Climbing Period.
Day 29:Trek to Phu Gaun (4200m)
Day 30:Trek to Meta ( 3560m)
Day 31:Trek to Koto
Day 32:Drive to Beshishar
Day 33:Drive Beshishar to Kathmandu
Day 34:In Kathmandu
- Climbing permit for Mt. Himlung.
- Transfer airport-hotel-airport for International and domestic flights.
- Porter age of member’s personal climbing equipment Kathmandu-BC-Kathmandu.
- Transportation of food supply and equipment from Kathmandu-base camp-Kathmandu.
- tandard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per itinerary with breakfast.
- Fullboard during trekking to/from base camp in local lodges and tent on room sharing basis.
- All food and fuel for base camp and high camps during expedition.
- Single tent with mattress at base camp for each member. High altitude tent for member and climbing Sherpas
- Kitchen equipment, kitchen tent, dining tent, shower tent, chairs and tables at base camp.
- Solar panel at base camp for light and charging small electronics. (Eg. mobile phones, amateur digital cameras and handheld video cameras).
- Services of 1 high altitude Sherpas per client to carry all food and gear to higher camps. Also assist the member during climb and summit attempt.
- Climbing Sherpa bonuses
- Insurance for climbing Sherpa including heli evacuation, hospitalization, medical and life insurance.
- 1 walkie talkie between client and Sherpa.
- Required common climbing equipment rope, ice bar, ice screw, etc)/
- Services of cook and kitchen boy at base camp.
- Equipment allowance, wages and insurance for climbing Sherpa, base camp staff and Liaison Officer.
- Insurance of cook, kitchen boy, Liaison officer and porters including heli evacuation, hospitalization, medical and life insurance.
- Applicable National park and entrance fee.
- Medical oxygen with mask and regulator) at base camp for emergency.
- International flights to/from Nepal
- Nepal entry visa fee. (can be obtained at the airport upon arrival)
- Meals in Kathmandu
- Personal Climbing gears
- Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation and lost luggage
- Applicable permit fees and customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, communication equipment and commercial filming
- Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone and Email, etc.
- Applicable customs duty and import license fees for all expedition goods arriving in Nepal as air/road cargo.
- Personal solar pack for charging heavy electronics ( laptops, professional camera batteries etc )
- Tips/gratitude for cooks and climbing Sherpa at the end of the trip