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.
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.
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.