The Himlung Himal is situated in the Manaslu region northeast of the Annapurna region, which is considered one of the remote corners of Nepal and Tibet border. This mountain has been becoming popular day by day to the climbers on these present days. Himlung Himal with an altitude of 7126 meters lies in the remote corner of Nepal and 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 summited Mount Himlung. Expedition for Himlung Himal follows Round Annapurna route to Koto and from Koto towards Nar-phu Gaun. 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. Himlung Himal isn’t of particularly difficult it is a very beautiful course of alpinism in altitude from its Base Camp to the summit. The route to Phu Gaon from Manang is newly opened and fewer tourists have visited, so far. These routes are combined with high peaks and passes, glaciers, remote villages, narrow gullies, lovely forests, amazing rock and spring formations, Gompas and unique varied cultures. Base camp will be established at the height of 4900m; which is located at the upper border of one of pastures belong to Phu. Normally three high camps will be established to reach the Summit. Camp I at the height of 5450m, Camp II at 6000m and Camp III at 6350m. Technically Mt. Himlung Himal is not so difficult. It is very beautiful mountain for alpinism in altitude from its base camp to the Summit., narrow gullies, lovely forests, amazing rock and spring formations, Gompas and unique varied cultures. Base camp will be established at the height of 4900m; which is located at the upper border of one of pastures belong to Phu. Normally three high camps will be established to reach the Summit. Camp I at the height of 5450m, Camp II at 6000m and Camp III at 6350m. Technically Mt. Himlung Himal is not so difficult. It is very beautiful mountain for alpinism in altitude from its base camp to the Summit.
Day 1 – Arrive in Kathmandu International Airport.
Transfer to the hotel and stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 2 – City sightseeing in and around Kathmandu valley
You will be escorted by a city guide to the following places: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Hindu temple, Boudhanath Buddhist temple. Hindu and Buddhist culture temple sightseeing. In the evening there will be a briefing about the trek. It also gives an opportunity for you to ask any questions regarding the Trek or any other questions you would like ask.
Stay overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 3 – Drive from Kathmandu to Bensisahar (60 m)
Takes approximately seven hours.
You drive along the Kathmandu-Pokhara Highway to Dumre and then follow the narrow and paved road by the Marshyangdi River to Besi Sahar (823m.). Beshishahar is the district headquarters of Lamjung district. All the local government offices are situated here.
From here, you can see some of the mountain peaks, natural sceneries surrounding the valley and the daily activities of local people.
Day 4 – Drive from Bensisahar to Koto
Continue driving to Koto.
Day 5 – Trek from Koto to Dharmasala takes about six hours.
This4morning you head out early, as you have a long and somewhat difficult day before you. You cross the river leading to the Nar Phu valley and hike up through beautiful woods above the Phu Khola. The route takes you through some beautiful woods and past several small caves, and a pilgrims’ Dharmasala. After you emerge out of a narrow canyon, the trail actually passes under a wide waterfall just before the Dharmasaler. Stay overnight at camp in Dharmasala.
Day 6 – Trek from Dharmasala to Kayang takes about six and half hours
A steep climb up the valley along a small river brings you to high pastures on a 3,200m plateau. You pass by the scenic Kharka of Meta, 3560m, a non-permanent winter settlement of Nar, where you are likely to share the trail with a few yaks! This morning is one of the loveliest walks in the Himalayas. . The mountains around you are clearly visible a An hour past Meta, Junam is the second semi-permanent settlement. The next settlement is Chako, formerly a Khampa settlement, where grass lies tied in bunches to dry on all the rooftops and prayer flags flutter in the breeze. Stay overnight at camp in Kayang.
Day 7 – Trek from Kayang to Phu village.
The trail drops to the river, you trek for a while along the river bank and past the “submarine” rock, passing some small possible campsites along the way. You have to walk carefully across a small glacial stream before other hour and a half of trekking through scenic canyon lands and gorges, the steep trail up to the Phu gate, called Pupigyal Kwe. You will set up camp on the lower reaches of Phu, formerly called Gomdzong, and head up to the famous Tashi Lhakhang Gompa on a neighbouring hillside to pay your respect to Lama Karma Sonam. Stay overnight at camp at Phu Village.
Day 8 – Trek to Base Camp. (4540m-14,891ft)