Himlung Himal, 27-day Expedition in the Himalayas

Jyamchang, an IFMGA certified guide, wants to help you stand at the top of Himlung Himal, one of the most iconic peaks in the Himalayas. Follow him on this 27-day expedition and reach the summit of this colossal peak.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

22 days

Mountain Range

Himalaya

People per Guide

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Sep, Oct

Type of Trip

Private

Highlights

 
  • Get the most breathtaking views of the Himalayas

  • Visit the enchanting villages of Nar and Phu

  • Follow an expert guide and his experienced team

 

Explore one of the most mesmerizing areas in the world, the Himalayas. And conquer one of its most precious treasures, Himlung Himal (7,126m). Join this 27-day expedition to one of the most famous summits on the planet.

The Himlung Himal is a magnificent mountain in the Manaslu region in Nepal. Its 7,126 meters, make it one of the highest mountains on Earth. Hence, it offers some of the most breathtaking views from its summit, and all throughout the ascent. From the top of this legendary peak, we’ll be able to see other equally impressive mountains in the region, and most mesmerizing sunrises and sunsets. Each step we take will be rewarded with a vast view that extends beyond what our eyes can see.

What’s more, we will get to visit some enchanting and remote villages in Nepal and near the border with Tibet. For instance, we’ll witness and experience the lifestyle of the welcoming people that inhabit these lands, visiting villages like Nar and Phu.

Then, we’ll step into the realm of the mountain, reaching its three camps at different stages. Camp I is located at 5,450 meters, Camp II at 6,000 meters, and finally, Camp III lies at 6,350 meters. Thus, we will make sure we get plenty of time for acclimatization as we progressively reach the summit of Himlung Himal.

Request to book this trip, and let me and my team help you reach the top of Himlung Himal. It would be my honor to be your guide on this fantastic mountaineering adventure.

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Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
 

Itinerary

 
  • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu and hotel transfer
  • Day 2 to 3Official formalities and expedition preparation
  • Day 4Drive to Beshisahar
  • Day 5Drive to Khoto
  • Day 6Khoto to Metha
  • Day 7Metha to Chaku
  • Day 8Chaku to Phu Village
  • Day 9Phu village to Himlung Base camp
  • Day 10 to 22Climbing period
  • Day 23Trek back to Pho Village
  • Day 24Trek back to Metha
  • Day 25Trek back to Koto and Beshi
  • Day 26Back to Kathmandu
  • Day 27International Departure
 
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

Intermediate

Fitness level required

Fit

Meeting point

Kathmandu

Accommodation

Hotel and camping

 

About the Guide

 
 

I come from the East part of Nepal, between Makalu (8,470m) and Kangchenjunga (8,586m). I am IFMGA/UIAGM fully certified since 2009. I have 20+ experience of climbing in the Himalaya. I’ve climbed Mt Everest (7 times), Mt Cho Oyu in Tibet (2 times), Mt Ama Dablam (8 times), Baruntse (2 times), Island peak (15 times), Lobuche (10 times), Pokhalde (10 times), Mera peak (10 times), Mehera peak (5 times), Chulu far east (3 times), Mt Shishapangma until camp 3, Manaslu until 7200m, and Chulu West, Lhakpa ri and other another few more times.
I also have extensive experience of climbing in Europe: France, Italy, UK and Norway (where I work for three months during the summer as a glacier guide).
I'm also a technical mountain rescue coordinator for the 8000's.
It will be my pleasure to guide you through your journey whether for trekking, peak climbing or any mountaineering expedition. Get in touch and let's discuss about the purpose of your trip.

 
 
 

 

What People are Saying about Jyamchang Bhote

 

After a year and a half of planning, a new attempt was made on Ama Dablam. This time a third person joined the climbing party. Acclimatisation on Lobuche gave us a foretaste of what the numerous pitches on Ama Dablam\'s steep terminal slopes would feel like. Good weather conditions and a swift Alpine style climb to C1, C2 and finally the summit concluded this project. Thank you so much Jyamchang for guiding us up there! The timing of the climb (before Autumn\'s commercial expeditions), choice of porters and additional logistics were once again very professional.
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Martin
Excellent guide, à la fois attentionné et motivant. Il a su s\'adapter à notre rythme tout en nous stimulant suffisamment pour qu\'on atteigne nos objectifs quotidiens. Il nous faisait un briefing journalier avec le programme du lendemain et ses difficultés éventuelles et une vérification de notre adaptation à l\'altitude (pouls, saturation en oxygène). Dès le premier jour, il a tout pris en charge tant du point de vue de l\'organisation des transports que des hôtels sans faux pas.
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Siham et Noémie
As some famous mountaineer once said about his Sherpa climbing partner, Jyamchang belongs to a new generation of Nepali guides who really love to climb. For them, mountaineering isn’t just about business. And that’s the reason why we got along very well whilst attempting the ascent of Ama Dablam in April 2017. We were lucky enough to be able to meet beforehand in Chamonix for a thorough check-up of the equipment and a briefing on the various logistics. I found him to be that kind of straight-to-the-point, smiling and organized person I was hoping to have as a guide and partner for an ambitious climb above 6000 meters, which I had only performed once before (on Island Peak). We met at the airport in Kathmandu and joined a good friend of mine and his trekking guide, who accompanied us during the acclimatization trip across the 3 passes and on to EBC. This gave us plenty of time to get our bodies accustomed to altitude. Jyamchang and I performed a daily health check-up to monitor the effects of altitude, a routine which I found to be very professional. We had agreed during our first Skype discussions that we were going to climb alpine style. That is minimum logistics, no fixed ropes etc. The idea of climbing a difficult mountain such as Ama Dablam without these facilitating artefacts strongly appealed to me, and I appreciated that Jyamchang pushed for this approach of the climb. This was not just pulling the client to the top of the mountain and then collecting the summit bonus. Unfortunately, due to poor weather conditions the day before summit day, we were unable to reach the summit. However, I found that Jyamchang’s attitude during the difficult descent with rapidly degrading weather conditions, and another party that we had to help descend, was again showing a professional and competent approach to the mountain environment. All in all, we had a great time in the beautiful surroundings of the Khumbu valley and may be climbing together again in a future expedition. I can strongly recommend Jyamchang for trekking and climbing elsewhere in the world (Jyamchang also guides in Norway). Martin, 32 - Belgium
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Martin
 

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