Duration: 30 Days
Starts In: Kathmandu
Ends In: Kathmandu
Maximum altitude: 7,126 m
Grade: Comparatively Less Strenuous
Trekking Type: Expedition
Best Season: April and May & October and November
Attractions: Highest point on earth. Outstanding, adventurous and yet daring expedition.
One of the more recently opened peaks for climbing, the Himlung Himal with an altitude of 7,126m has been successful in attracting newbies as well as seasoned climbers over the years.
Himlung Himal is situated in the Manaslu region and lies in the remote corner of Nepal along the Tibetan border. Routes are combined with soaring peaks and moves through glaciers secluded villages with diverse cultures, pleasing forests and Gompas.
Usually three high camps get established before reaching the Summit and the Base Camp is located at an altitude of a little more than 4,850m.
A trek that follows a stunning path is not considered technically difficult to summit.
Earthquake update: Although this trail was affected by the earthquake, it still is a fantastic option for camping trek.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: In Kathmandu for official permit procedures
Day 04: Drive to Jagat via Besisahar and pass Syange
Day 05: Trek to Dharapani
Day 06: Trek to Kotto
Day 07: Trek to Meta
Day 08: Trek to Khyang
Day 09: Trek to Phu (4,080m)
Day 10: Trek to Himlung Base Camp (4,900m)
Day 11: Rest and acclimatization day
Day 12/21: Climbing period (7,126m)
Day 22: Clean up the Base Camp
Day 23: Trek back to Phu
Day 24: Trek to Meta
Day 25: Trek to Koto
Day 26: Trek to Dharapani
Day 27: Trek to Jagat
Day 28: Drive to Kathmandu via Beshisahar
Day 29: Free day in Kathmandu
Day 30: Depart Kathmandu
All visitors except the Indian nationals must hold a passport and valid visa in order to enter Nepal. Visas can be obtained at the Nepalese diplomatic missions and consulates abroad and also at entry points in Nepal. In order to obtain a visa at the airport or any of the land entry points, you are required to complete a visa form and provide a recent passport photograph and payment in cash.
Gratis visa for 30 days available only for tourists of SAARC countries
Multiple entry 15 days – US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 30 days – US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 90 days – US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency
If you wish to extend your visa, you can do this at the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu
The visa extension fee for 15 days or less is USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency
The visa extension fee for more than 15 days is USD 2 per day
Tourist visas can be extended for a maximum period of 150 days in a single visa year (January to December)