The trip commences from Kathmandu as you prepare for the expedition. Then, you get on a drive to Besisahar and follow with another drive to Koto. The entire trail is a part of the Annapurna Circuit Trek.
Further, the trek leads you to Meta village, which signals your entry into the Nar and Phu region. The trek heads north and then to Kyang. As you head past medieval archways, you reach Phu Gaon. Gradually, you ascend on arid trails to settle at the Himlung Base Camp.
Hereon, you will tread across snow and icy paths to the higher camps. The ascent period for the Himlung Himal will last for the next two weeks. Firstly, the climb continues through steep terrain and snowy slopes. Then, you head to the Camp I at 5450 meters.
Next, the technical aspects of the climb increase as you head to Camp II at 6000 meters. Finally, you climb past Camp III at 6350 meters and reach the top of Himlung Himal. Then, the return trip begins as you descend back to Phu Gaon. A descent across the Phu Valley, Kyang, Meta, and Koto villages to reach Besisahar to conclude the trip.
Although the expedition heads to a height of 7126 meters, there are many challenges on the way. So, the climbers will have to be in top physical shape and have enough training. Also, the spring and autumn seasons are ideal for the Himlung Expedition.