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Mount Himlung Expedition

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TRIP FACTS

Himlung Himal (mountain) is Located in the Manaslu Region northeast of the Annapurna range with an altitude of 7126m. The Himlung lies close to the Tibetan border in a remote corner of Nepal. The mountain was first climbed in 1992 by a Japanese team and has had few further ascents afterwards. The Himlung Himal is technically easy to climb. We, Snowy Horizon, anticipate placing four camps above Base Camp that will be put in place by our strong Climbing Sherpa guide team.

Himlung Himal Expedition area previously was a restricted region; Nepal Government opened the region only in 1992. 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 expedition also offers mysterious culture and panoramic mountain views of Nandadevi, Rajramba, Api Himal, Kappa Chuli Peak and many more.

Since the area is remote and untouched very few tourists have visited the region. This is the country beyond, a wild and extremely beautiful mountain landscape full of erotic people, rapid rivers and pristine forest. Due to the remoteness of the region you will experience the Virgin Nature, off beaten path, Mysterious culture and panoramic Mountain Views.  

Snowy Horizon establishes the Base Camp at an altitude of 4,850 m on a grassy land. While our strong Climbing Sherpa team set up camps, expedition members get the chance to climbing up and down for acclimatization. Three higher camps will be set up above the Base Camp. Camp 1 at 5,450 m, Camp 2 at 6150 m and Camp 3 at 6375 m. The last part of the summit involves steep and icy climb. After summiting, you will descend to Camp 3 then descend to the Base Camp on the next day.

Himlung Himal and the Mt. Baruntse are alternative peaks to each other for the spring when the snow condition on one of the peaks is not so reliable. The Himlung is a stunning peak in a remote location!

ITINERARY

Himlung Himal Expedition - Spring 2020

10 April: Day 01:  Arrivals in Kathmandu transfer to hotel.

11 April: Day 02:  Rest, preparation and briefing day.

12 April: Day 03:  Drive to Besisahar, overnight lodge.

13 April: Day 04:  Drive to Koto (2600 m), overnight lodge.

14 April: Day 05:  Rest and shopping in Koto, overnight lodge.

15 April: Day 06: Trek from Koto to Dharamsala (3200 m), overnight lodge.

16 April: Day 07: Trek Dharamsala to Phu-Khola (3800 m), camping overnight.

17 April: Day 08: Trek Phu-Khola to Phu-Gaon (4400 m), camping overnight.

18 April: Day 09: Trek Phu-Gaon to Himlung Base camp (4850 m), camping setup.

19 April- 07 May: Day 10-28: Climbing Period for Himlung Himal Summit (7,126 m)

08 May: Day 29: Preparation, packing and ready to return, overnight camp.

09 May: Day 30: Trek back from Base Camp to Phu-Gaon, camp.

10 May: Day 31: Trek from Phu-Gaon to Dharamsala, lodge.

11 May: Day 32: Trek from Dharamsala to Koto, lodge.

12 May: Day 33: Drive from Kota to Besisahar, lodge.

13 May: Day 34: Drive from Besisahar to Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel

14 May: Day 35: Debriefing, leisure day, farewell dinner in the evening.

15 May: Day 36: Transfer to airport for final departure.

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Ajaya Bajracharya

this is wonderful, experience trip


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