Himlung Himal is beautiful mountain peak located in Manaslu region northeast side of great Annapurna. It is at the corner of Nepal and Tibet border. Himlung Himal looks dashing with its mighty size of 7126m. Previously this region was restricted by the government of Nepal for visiting and expedition but from 1992 government of Nepal remove the restriction open this region for every type of traveler. Government creates rule and regulation for the traveler to visit this region of Himlung, from that time Himlung is gaining popularity day by day. The full expedition has done by very few climbers that include a team from Japan and France, they know the beauty full feeling to be in the summit of dashing Himlung.
The route to be in Himlung follows round Annapurna circuit to Kato from Dharapani and to Naar valley than passes through high peak and pass, if we follow the trail toward Naar Valley through Kato than it will take you to Himlung smoothly and securely but there is also an alternative trial toward Naar Valley through Kuchumro Phedi than it will be full of fun and adventurous because of its two high passes Kuch-Moro pass at a height of 4900m and another pass Yarcha of 48600m. This will provide a real feeling of being traveler.
Nature beauty and view
Himlung expedition route is also full of beautiful scenario. High peak, glacier, remote narrow way and track, forest, rock, spring, Gompas, and unique cultural settlements are the best aspect of this route. This expedition will also offer you the panoramic view of Nandadavi, Rajramba, Api Himal, kappa Chuli and much more.
People and culture
This route includes two hidden valleys, Naar valley, and Phu valley. People here belong to Mongolians tribe. They follow old Tibetan culture and visit monasteries because they are a follower of the Buddhism. This village is under influence of Tibetan village near to border. Animal husbandry and agriculture are traditional means to support life, but presently, tourism has increased the sources to support life.
On a view of wilderness also these region is differently a complete package. This region has 16 families of plants that include trees herbs and shrubs. Berber dances have high density followed by Cuprenaccea, Rasaccae, Pinaceae, and so on. This land is also a home land of snow leopard, Blue sheep, and Yak.
Tourist can do different activities in this region. This land has many up and downs different hills cut, and full of cultural practices. So, following are the things where tourist can involve and have fun in it:-
Day 01: Arrival TIA Kathmandu 1,310m, welcome by Himalayan Nepal Trek staff then transfer to hotel short briefing about Expedition stay at a hotel on BB plan.
Day 02: Preparation for expedition & briefing stay at hotel on BB plan
Day 03: Drive to Dharapani 1860m overnight at Lodge
Day 04: Trek to Koto 2600m/5-6hours, stay overnight at tented Lodge
Day 05: Trek from Koto to Meta 3560m/6-7hours, stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 06: Trek from Meta to Kyang 3840m/4-5hours, stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 07: Trek from Kyang to Phu Gaon 3900m/3-4hours, stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 08: Exploration Day in Phu Village, stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 09: Trek from Phu Gaon to Himlung Himal Base Camp 4920m/4-5hours, stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 10-14: Preparation for Climbing, stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 15-22: Climbing Period, stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 23: Trek from Base Camp to Phu Gaon 3900m/4-5hours, stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 24: Trek from Phu Gaon to Naar Gaon 4110m/6-7hours, stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 25: Trek from Naar Gaon to Kang-La Phedi 4425m/3-4hours, stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 26: Trek from Kang-La Phedi to Pisang 2675m/6-7hours via Kang-La Pass 5325m, stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 27: Trek from Pisang to Chame 2670m/5-6hours, stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 28: Trek from Chame to Dharapani 1860m/5-6hours, stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 29: Drive from Bhulbhule to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Day 30: Free Day for Shopping in Kathmandu.
Day 31: Final Departure to International Airport.