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Himlung Himal Expedition


Trip Introduction

Duration : 31 days
Difficulty Level : Streneous

Himlung Himal is one of the infrequently visited mountains of Nepal lying between the border of Nepal and Tibet in north of the Annapurna and Manaslu, majestically situated above the Tibetan village of Phu in the western region of Nepal that was open only in 2001 by the Nepalese government and ever since then only few expedition and trekking trips has been carried out to this region.

After 6 hours drive to Beshishar from Kathmandu, our trek commences from the classic Annapurna circuit route till Koto and then leaves towards the route Dharmasala, then to Tibetan village, Kyang, Phugaon where we spend one day extra for proper acclimatization and local exploration. We set up the Base Camp at 4842m on a grassy land. While our strong team of sherpas staffs set up various camps, members have the chance to going up and down for well acclimatization and we attempt summit on a favorable day for everyone. Due to our good strategy and logistical support, the success rate to this mountain has been high every year.

Expedition Facts
Mt. HIMLUNG HIMAL (7,126m/23,345ft) Expedition

Category: Mountaineering Expedition    
Starting from: Beshishar
Ending at: Beshishar
Grade:     Moderate/Difficult
Location: Longitude: 84° 10' 05'', Latitude: 28° 39' 26''
Highest access of the expedition: Mt. Himlung Himal summit (7,126m)
Culture: Hinduism & Buddhism Tibetan based
Himalayan sights: Lamjung Himal, Kanguru,  Dhaulgiri, Annapura range, Manaslu, the Tibetan Plateau etc...
Most attraction of the expedition: Explore the least explored Kyang, Naar, Phugaon villages, myths, ascent of mountain located just between the frontier of Tibet & Nepal and magnificent views of the Tibetan plateaus

Days  Outline Himlung Himal Expedition 2018/2019  Overnight
01  Arrival of expedition members in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.  Hotel
02  Administrative formalities, last minute preparation for departure to Himlung Himal Base Camp  Hotel
03  Drive to Besisahar - Bhulbhule (1,316m/4318ft.)   Lodge
04  Trek to Shyange (1136m/3727ft).  Lodge
05  Trek to Dharapani (1870m/6,135).  Lodge
06  Trek to Koto (2628m / 8,620ft.).   Lodge
07  Trek to Dharmasala (3164m / 10,380ft.).   Camp
08  Trek to Kyang (3,886m / 12746ft.).   Camp
09  Trek to Phugaon (4131m / 13550ft.).   Camp
10  Exploration around and acclimatization in Phugaon.  Camp
11  Trek to Himlung Himal Base Camp (4,842m / 15886ft.)  Camp
12  Ascent of Himlung Himal (7,126m/23,345ft).   Camp
13  Climbing period of Himlung Himal  Camp
14  Climbing period of Himlung Himal  Camp
15  Climbing period of Himlung Himal  Camp
16  Climbing period of Himlung Himal  Camp
17  Climbing period of Himlung Himal  Camp
18  Climbing period of Himlung Himal  Camp
19  Climbing period of Himlung Himal  Camp
20  Climbing period of Himlung Himal  Camp
21  Climbing period of Himlung Himal  Camp
22  Withdraw Himlung Himal Base camp & trek down to Phugaon (4131m / 13550ft.).      Camp
23  Descend down to Kyang (3,886m / 12746ft.).  Camp
24  Further down to Dharmasala(3164m / 10,380ft.).  Camp
25  Trek to Koto (2628m / 8,620ft.)  Lodge
26  Trek to Tal (1653m).  Lodge
27  Trek to Shyange (1136m).  Lodge
28  Trek to Beshisahar (890m).   Lodge
29  Drive Beshishar-Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.  Hotel
30  Kathmandu at leisure/independent activities.  Hotel
31  Depart Kathmandu for homebound flight. -----------

 

•    4 nights 3 star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing bed & breakfast basis,
•    Permit fee of Mt. Himlung Himal,
•    Transportation: Kathmandu-Beshishar-Kathmandu,
•    Transportation of all food supply and other equipments from Beshishar-Base Camp-Beshishar,
•    Cargo clearance & duties fees,
•    1 High altitude climbing Sherpa per 3 member,
•    Base Camp cook, Kitchen boy and 1 Government Liaison officer,
•    Equipment allowance, daily wages, insurance, food and shelter for above mentioned staff and Liaison officer,
•    All food, fuel and accommodation for member and Sherpa staffs throughout the expedition period at Base Camp and while going from Beshishar to BC and back to Beshishar on full board basis,
•    Complete BC equipments: 1 tent per member, staff tent, chair table, toilet tent, shower tent, dining tent, and mess tent,
•    5 porters per member from Beshihar to BC and 3 porters from BC to Beshihar,
•    32 Kgs weight allowed per member for personal equipment,
•    All transfers: airport-hotel-airport and related transfers,
•    1 Gamow Bag(Hyperbaric Chamber), 1 Generator or Solar panel,
•    Garbage deposit fee,
•    Agency service charge and related administrative fees,
•    Emergency Helicopter rescue arrangements,
•    Last farewell dinner with the expedition staffs,
•    High altitude food for member and climbing Sherpa,
•    2 high quality altitude tent per member
•    Snow bar, shovel, ice-screw, Ice-hammer,
•    7 cooking gas canister(250gm) per member and 3 per climbing sherpa,
•    Cooking stoves and cooking pot,

•    Air travel to/from Nepal,
•    Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu,
•    Drinks, laundry, postage, telephone bills, all items of personal nature,
•    Departure tax at Kathmandu int'l airport,
•    Satellite phone U$ 700 on renting,
•    Extra high altitude Sherpa US$ 1,200.00 per sherpa if needed,
•    Personal travel, high risk, accidental and medical insurance of member,
•    Emergency rescue evacuations,
•    Respective expenses if one returns earlier from the expedition due to sickness or emergency purpose.

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