Annapurna Expedition

ANNAPURNA EXPEDITION (8091m)

Mt. Annapurna (8091m) is the tenth highest mountain in the world. In 1950, it became the first 8,000 meter mountain to be successfully climbed. It is located east of a great gorge cut through the Himalaya by the Kali Gandaki River & gorge cut through the Himalaya by the Kali Gandaki River which separates from the Dhaulagiri Massif. It is glaciers on western and northwestern slopes drain into this gorge. Annapurna expedition is seventh highest mountain in the world. Mt. Annapurna expedition (8091m) was first climbed by a French expedition Maurice Herzog and Luis Lachenal in 1950. There are four summits which is called Annapurna. The main summits Annapurna base camp/Annapurna sanctuary, Annapurna II is above Chame, about 24 km to the east.

SHORT INFORMATION OF TRIP

Best months of Expedition: April- May / October – November
Accommodation: Hotel/Tented camp/ Guest House
Group size: 2 and above
Meal Plan: Full Board in trekking /Bed & breakfast in Kathmandu
Guide:  English speaking climbing guide with Assistance Sherpa, Cook with all Kitchen /
            Camping crew
Transportation: Tourist Bus / Private vehicle as per group size
Departure Dates: Upon request
Cost: As per arrangement (Up to Base Camp Service / Up to Summit)
Route: South – West ridge with three camps to summit having ice, rock & steep snow climbing

TENTATIVE ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Government Formalities for permit / Sightseeing
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara O/N Hotel
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul trek to Hile O/N Guest house
Day 05: Trek up to Punhill O/N Ghorepani O/N Lodge
Day 06: Trek to Tatopani (1189m). O/N Lodge.
Day 07: Trek to Ghasa (2012m). O/N Lodge.
Day 08: Trek to Lete (2438m). O/N Lodge.
Day 09: Trek to Thulo Bugin. O/N Camp
Day 10: Trek up to Thulo Bugin pass. O/N camp.
Day 11: Trek to Mristi Khola. O/N Camp.
Day 12: Trek up to Base Camp.
Day 13-47: Climbing period of Mt. Annapurna.
Day 48: Settlement of Garvage/ Rest
Day 49:  Trek to Thulo BuginO/N Camp
Day 50: Trek to Lete. O/N Lodge.
Day 51: Trek to Tukuche. O/N Lodge.
Day 52: Trek to Jomsom. O/N Hotel
Day 53:  Jomsom / Pokhara / Kathmandu by flight O/N Hotel.
Day 54: Free day At Kathmandu
Day 55: Departure.

COST INCLUDES

  • Accommodation in Kathmandu on bed & breakfast basis ( 4 star hotel) as per program
  • All Meals in Trekking & Base camp
  • Mt Annapurna  Expedition permit fees
  • Experience Guide, cook, helper & porters as per program
  • Liaison officer & his all expanses
  • Equipments & Daily allowance for Trekking & Climbing staffs
  • Insurance of all staffs from Nepali Insurance company
  • Extra tents for climbing period ( If necessary)
  • All transportation as per program
  • Member Tent, Dining tent, Toilet tent, Shower tent, Table , Chair & store tent for base camp
  • Oxygen Cylinders, Mask & regulator ( If necessary) 
  • Welcome / Farewell Dinner
  • First aid & Medicine kit ( Normal)
  • Domestic flight tickets with cargo 30 KG only
  • All applicable Government tax  

COST EXCLUDES

  • Lunch & Dinner at Kathmandu
  • Essential Personal Equipments  for climbing & trekking
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation ( If necessary)
  • Climbing meals, Gas , stove etc for climbing period ( Above Base camp)
  • Personal communication equipments/ permits for any extra personal equipments
  • Extra Oxygen & Mask regulator
  • Personal insurance & all types of  personal nature cost
  • All types of Beverages & Drinks
  • Garbage Deposit fees ( re-fundable / need to manage garbage fixed Place)
  • Personal Tips/bonus  to trekking & Expedition staffs
  • Any extra cost due to extension of program, delay arrival, sickness or other unavoidable Circumstances.
  • Extra cargo charge on domestic flight except 30 KG Per-person. 

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Trip Facts

  • Trip Days: 55 Days
  • Best Time: April- May / October November
  • Difficulty: Very Hard