Himlung Himal Expedition Autumn 2023

25 Days

Conquer the majestic Himlung Himal in the autumn of 2023, situated in the breathtaking Manaslu region. The Himlung Himal climbing expedition offers a challenging and rewarding mountaineering experience for those seeking to push their limits in the Himalayas.

Our Himlung Himal climbing expedition will be Led by an experienced international mountain instructor along with professional local Sherpa (1:1). This expedition guarantees the highest level of expertise and safety throughout your journey. The instructor will provide guidance, impart technical skills, and ensure proper acclimatization to tackle the demanding terrain and altitude.

The Himlung Himal climbing expedition typically lasts around 4 to 5 weeks, allowing ample time for acclimatization and summit attempts. Our itinerary ensures a gradual ascent and minimizes the risk of altitude-related illnesses, increasing your chances of a successful summit.

Himlung Himal presents its own unique set of challenges, including steep slopes, icy ridges, and some crevasses. Technical skills such as rope handling, ice climbing, and glacier traversing are essential for a safe climb. The expertise of the international mountain instructor will be invaluable in navigating these technical aspects of the expedition.


The route to the summit of Himlung Himal offers stunning views of the surrounding peaks, including the Annapurna and Manaslu ranges. The journey takes you through remote and pristine valleys, showcasing the raw beauty of the Himalayas. Along the way, you will encounter the unique culture and warm hospitality of the local communities, creating a truly immersive experience.


Day 1:
Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel, expedition briefing.
Day 2:
Kathmandu sightseeing, equipment check, final preparations.
Day 3:
Drive from Kathmandu to Syange (1,100m).
Day 4:
Trek from Syange to Jagat.
Day 5:
Trek from Jagat to Dharapani.
Day 6:
Trek from Dharapani to Koto.
Day 7:
Trek from Koto to Meta.
Day 8:
Acclimatization day in Meta.
Day 9:
Trek from Meta to Phu Gaon.
Day 10:
Acclimatization day in Phu Gaon.
Day 11:
Trek from Phu Gaon to Himlung Himal Base Camp (4,900m).
Day 12:
-26: Establish higher camps, acclimatization, summit attempts.
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When is the best time to undertake a Himlung Himal climbing expedition?

The best time for a Himlung Himal climbing expedition is during the autumn season (September to November) and the spring season (April to May). These periods offer stable weather conditions, with clear skies and lower chances of precipitation. It allows for better visibility and safer climbing conditions.

How challenging is the Himlung Himal climb?

The Himlung Himal climb is considered a challenging expedition that requires prior mountaineering experience and physical fitness. It involves technical sections such as ice climbing, glacier traversing, and navigating steep slopes. Acclimatization to high altitude is crucial. Proper training, physical conditioning, and experience in handling mountaineering equipment are essential for a successful climb.

How long does the Himlung Himal climbing expedition typically last?

The Himlung Himal climbing expedition typically lasts around 3 to 4 weeks. This duration includes trekking to the base camp, acclimatization periods, summit attempts, and the return journey. The specific timeline may vary based on weather conditions, individual fitness levels, and the decisions of the expedition leader.

What is the standard route for the Himlung Himal climb?

The standard route for the Himlung Himal climb usually begins with a trek from Koto or Syange in the Annapurna region of Nepal. The route follows the Nar Phu Valley, passing through beautiful landscapes, remote villages, and crossing high passes. After reaching the base camp, climbers establish higher camps and make a summit attempt from there. The route provides stunning views of the Annapurna and Manaslu ranges.

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Himlung Himal Expedition Autumn 2023