Annapurna Expedition in Nepal
Annapurna Expedition in Nepal is a lifetime adventure. It is popular climbing in Nepal with discovering the tenth highest mountain in the world. Annapurna Expedition is loved more over the Annapurna base camp trek.
Annapurna region has various kinds of beautiful mountains and diverse landscapes. “Annapurna” is a Sanskrit word that means, “Sustenance” and “filled with”. When the world was on the verge of drought and famine, goddess Annapurna provided food. So the name would translate into “The Goddess rich in Sustenance” or simply “The Provider”.
This mountain was unknown until 1949. But when Dr. A. Heim viewed the Dhaulagiri range and Annapurna range from the window it came into fame.
Summits on Annapurna
Mount Annapurna was first climbed by M. Herzog & L. Lachenal in 1950. June 3rd, 1950, Annapurna was conquered. It is the first summit on the eight thousand height mountain. The French accomplished this feat.
The Annapurna and the Lamjung Himal stretch from the Kali Gandaki river in the west to the Marshyangdi river in the east.
Four summits are makeup in Annapurna with the entire massif forming a barrier on the northern side of the Pokhara. The main summit stands to the west of the Annapurna Sanctuary.
What will the expedition be like?
Anyway, Annapurna Expedition in Nepal will Start from Annapurna Base Camp. So, Along the way, you will meet enthusiastic trekkers. Onwards the Base Camp, you will climb the Annapurna. It will take about 17-18 days to complete the expedition.
You should take all the necessary food, tents and equipment with you to avoid problems in the expedition. The expedition is actually challenging and daring in comparison to the trekking. So, one must be prepared mentally and physically for it. It’s not okay if you have no practice but it will be easy for those having previous experience.
However, all the routes on the mountain pose severe difficulties. Hence only few loves adventure.
Day 01: Arrivals in Kathmandu transfer to hotel
Day 02: Document apply for Annapurna expedition permit
Day 03: Preparation for expedition in Kathmandu/p>
Day 04: Drive from Kathmandu to Baglung
Day 05: Trek Baglung to Beni
Day 06: Trek Beni to Tatopani
Day 07: Trek Tatopani to Ghasa
Day 08: Trek Ghasa to Lete
Day 09: Trek Lete to Dhulo Bukhing
Day 10: Trek Dhulo Bukhing to Phang Base Camp
Day 11: Trek Phang Base Camp to Annapurna I Base Camp
Day 12-29: Climbing period of Annapurna I 8,091m
Day 30: Trek Base Camp to Dhulo Bukhing
Day 31: Trek Dhulo Bukhing to Lete
Day 32: Trek Lete to Ghasa
Day 33: Trek Ghasa to Tatopani
Day 34: Trek Tatopani to Ghorepani
Day 35: Trek Ghorepani to Birethanti
Day 36: Drive from Birethanti to Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 37: Rest days at Kathmandu
Day 38: Departure your destination
- 5 nights 3-star standard hotels in Kathmandu with bed & breakfast
- Mt. Annapurna expedition permit fee
- Government Liaison officer
- Complete camping equipment for trekking & base camp,
- Satellite phone in payable basis (per minute $ 5).
- Food during trekking and Base Camp for Member & Staff,
- Annapurna Conservation fee,
- 1 High Altitude Sherpa every 4 members
- Expert professional Nepalese expedition crews like Cook, Kitchen boy, ABC guide and mountaineering gears till to the ABC are provided; and our crews get all expedition facilities from our office itself.
- Base Camp to Advance Base Camp 1 tent for 2 people provide North Face or same qualities
- Dining tent, Table, Chairs, Toilet tent, Mess tent and Kitchen tent
- Above mention staffs daily wages, equipment allowance & Insurance,
- Porters to/from the Basecamp to carry food and fuel, members climbing gears, and all Basecamp equipment.
- Porters return from Base Camp carry per member including food & equipment
- All ground transportation as per itinerary
- Transportation: Kathmandu to Baglung to Pokhara to Kathmandu for member and Sherpa staffs
- Nepalese crew’ insurance
Cost does not include on:
- Air travel to and from Kathmandu.
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
- Laundry, postage, telephone calls, and all other items of personal nature.
- Entry visa and Re-entry visa for Nepal.
- International departure tax.
- Personal Expenses.
- Medical and rescue insurance.
- Personal Climbing equipment.
- Bar bills & Beverage.
- Helicopter Rescue Charge
- Medicine and first aid expenses
- Garbage Deposit USD $ 2,000.00 (Sharing of the total person) and Deposit fee will be not refunded if the clients (climber) don’t take back their garbage.
- Extra Porter or Yak, Per Porter / Yak’s US$ 150.00 will be charged up to 40 KG load.
- Climbing Bonus and summit bonus for climbing sherpa (if you use climbing sherpa) and Tips for Base Camp Staff