MOUNT ANNAPURNA EXPEDITION
- Summit Mount Annapurna 8091m. world tenth highest mountain.
- Stunning views of the Himalayas from the top of the Annapurna.
- Encounter the ethnic community culture.
- Visit the cultural world heritage sites of Kathmandu city.
- Adventurous hikes towards Annapurna base camp.
Mount Annapurna expedition was the first eight-thousander to be conquered and lies 34 km east of Dhaulagiri. Annapurna range stretches for 55km and is made up of a series of peaks. Between this massif and the Dhaulagiri range flows the great Kali Gandaki river which has carved what is believed to be the world’s deepest gorge with an eight-thousander on either side. Translated from Sanskrit, Annapurna word mean “full of grain” but is generally known as the “Goddess of Harvest”. This area has been well protected under the Conversation Area Project (ACAP), one of the most successful conservation projects. Four other peaks in this range share the name Annapurna: Annapurna II (7,939mtr), Annapurna III (7,555mtr), Annapurna IV (7,525mtr) and Annapurna South (7,219mtr).
Mount Annapurna expedition was led by Maurice Herzog in 1950 had come with the intention climbing Dhaulagiri, it took them two weeks to locate Annapurna I after they changed their plans. This was an unusual way to climb a peak in the daunting Himalayas because the mountain had remained unexplored. Finding a way to the peak, they decided to climb it and pulled off a remarkable feat by summitting it on their first attempt. They climbed up the north face of the mountain and it was Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal who made it to the top on 3rd June 1950, just before the monsoon arrived. This was a historic moment in mountaineering history as until then, no human had climbed a peak over eight thousand meters in height. The first Nepali citizen to emulate this feat was Sonam Walung Sherpa on 13th October 1977.
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Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to your hotel for refreshment
Document Applying for Annapurna Expedition Permit
Preparation for expedition in Kathmandu
Drive from Kathmandu to Baglung
Trek Baglung to Beni
Trek Beni to Tatopani
Trek Tatopani to Ghasa
Trek Ghasa to Lete
Trek Lete to Dhulo Bukhing
Trek Dhulo Bukhing to Phang Base Camp
Climbing period of Annapurna I 8,091m
Trek Base Camp to Dhulo Bukhing
Trek Dhulo Bukhing to Lete
Trek Lete to Ghasa
Trek Ghasa to Tatopani
Trek Tatopani to Ghorepani
Trek Ghorepani to Birethanti
Drive from Birethanti to Pokhara to Kathmandu
Rest days at Kathmandu
Time For Departure to your destination
NCLUDES AND EXCLUDES
- Expedition permit fees
- Accommodations in Kathmandu
- All overnight accommodations with tent and meals while on the trek and climbing period
- Group equipment for the climb
- Qualified and Experienced guides
- High Altitude Climbing Sherpas
- Satellite phone service
- Oxygen (2 4-titre bottles)
- All ground transportation
- Nepal visa
- Personal equipments and extra services
- Tips and Bonus for Staff
- Insurance and Trip cancellation