Annapurna Expedition

  • 49 Days
  • Nepal
  • Technical Challenging
  • Expedition
  • Mt. Annapurna expedition is situated at an altitude of 8091 meters (26545 feet), Annapurna I is the tenth highest peak in the world. Annapurna-I was the first 8000 meter mountain to be climbed which, in 1950, a strong French expedition, led by Maurice Herzog, reached the summit by the north face. Having failed to find a way up Dhaulagiri, they had returned their attention to Annapurna I. The expedition team included such notable Chamonix guides as Gaston Rebuffat, Lionel Terray and Louis Lachenal.

    Lachenal and Herzog reached the summit, but deteriorating weather and a series of mishaps almost turned success into disaster. Herzog, suffered severe frostbite during an epic descent resulting in amputations during the walk out and train journey to India.

    The naturally beauties, Annapurna receives more than 4800 tourist every year, However, due to excessive pressure of tourist and the migrants, while the expedition, every guest is requested to maintain a minimum impact on the destination so that carrying capacity would we preserved which would help to promote sustainable tourism in Nepal.

    Trip Highlights

    Trekking Destination: Mt. Annapurna Expedition(I) 
    Group Size:  
    Maximum altitude: 8091m
    Grade :Mountaineering Expedition 
    Season Spring & Autumn
    AccommodationHotel Lodge & Camping 
    Duration :49 Days

    Outline Itinerary

    • Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to your hotel.
    • Day 02:Kathmandu.
    • Day 03:Kathmandu.
    • Day 04:Drive to Tatopani (1189m-3901ft). Overnight in lodge.
    • Day 05:Trek to Ghasa (2084m-6838ft). Overnight in lodge.
    • Day 06:Trek to Lete (2480m-8137ft). Overnight in lodge.
    • Day 07:Trek to Thulobogin. Overnight in camp.
    • Day 08:Trek over Thulobogin Pass (4281m-14046ft). Overnight in river camp.
    • Day 09:Mristi Khola. Overnight in camp.
    • Day 10:Mt. Annapurna Base Camp.
    • Day 11:11-40: Climbing Period Mt. Annapurna.
    • Day 41:Clean up Base Camp
    • Day 42:Trek back to Thulobogin. Overnight in camp.
    • Day 43:Trek to Lete. Overnight in lodge.
    • Day 44:Trek to Ghasa. Overnight in lodge.
    • Day 45:Trek to Tatopani. Overnight in lodge.
    • Day 46:Drive to Kathmandu. Transfer to your hotel.
    • Day 47:Kathmandu.
    • Day 48:Kathmandu.
    • Day 49:Transfer to airport for departure.

    Detail Itinerary

    • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to your hotel.
    • Day 2Kathmandu.
    • Day 3Kathmandu.
    • Day 4Drive to Tatopani (1189m-3901ft). Overnight in lodge.
    • Day 5Trek to Ghasa (2084m-6838ft). Overnight in lodge.
    • Day 6Trek to Lete (2480m-8137ft). Overnight in lodge.
    • Day 7Trek to Thulobogin. Overnight in camp.
    • Day 8Trek over Thulobogin Pass (4281m-14046ft). Overnight in river camp.
    • Day 9Mristi Khola. Overnight in camp.
    • Day 10Mt. Annapurna Base Camp.
    • Day 1111-40: Climbing Period Mt. Annapurna.
    • Day 41Clean up Base Camp
    • Day 42Trek back to Thulobogin. Overnight in camp.
    • Day 43Trek to Lete. Overnight in lodge.
    • Day 44Trek to Ghasa. Overnight in lodge.
    • Day 45Trek to Tatopani. Overnight in lodge.
    • Day 46Drive to Kathmandu. Transfer to your hotel.
    • Day 47Kathmandu.
    • Day 48Kathmandu.
    • Day 49Transfer to airport for departure.

    What's Includes:

    • Applicable only for Expedition thru Southern Route
    • Flight to Lukla Airport from Katmandu, & back after expedition.
    • Porters/Yaks to carry equipments and food all the way to BC & back.
    • Full board accommodation en-route to/from Base camp.
    • One head Climbing guide/Sardar.
    • Cook & kitchen boys at BC.
    • Experienced & skillful High Altitude Climbing Sherpa (One Sherpa for two Client)
    • POISK Oxygen (08 bottles per client & 06 per Sherpa).
    • Mask & regulator mask set (must be return after the Expedition).
    • Highly preferable meals at BC with complete hot drink & normal beverages.
    • Exported High altitude food for higher camps (ready to eat food).
    • Best quality Tents at BC single or twin sharing as per the client desire.
    • All necessary kitchen equipment.
    • Best quality Dinning tent with enough no of table & chairs, plus inside the tent, we
    • will set Gas Heaters to make the Dinning hall enough warm.
    • Complete carpeting inside the dinning tent.
    • Comfortable & portable wooden toilet at the base camp.
    • A nice portable wooden shower room with hot water at the base camp.
    • High quality high altitude tents for above BC use.
    • Necessary climbing hardware gears with fixed ropes.
    • Enough EPI (high altitude) gases with burners for higher camps use.
    • Oxygen with regulator set for medical purpose.
    • Radio walkie-talkie set to each client with base station & permits cost.
    • Satellite phone for emergency purpose ($ 4 chargeable for personal call).
    • Generator/solar panel with accessories for recharging & power supply purpose.
    • Gammov bag for medical purpose.
    • Insurance of all local team members.
    • All airport/hotel transfers.
    • Day tour program around KTM.
    • Celebration meal & pre-briefing.
    • Expedition blessing Puja arrangement at Katmandu and Base camp.
    • Last but most important COMPLETE SET UP INTERM/MIDDLE CAMP with Sleeping bags,
    • sleeping mattress, food & drinking stuff & cooking crew.
    • Service of Local Climbing Sherpas
    • Pumori Permit including Liaison Officer
    • Kathmandu Accommodation
    • Return airfare to Lukla
    • Expedition cargo charge
    • Fully catered trek to Base Camp and back
    • Full supported acclimatization climb of Lobuche peak
    • Base Camp food

    What's Excludes:

    • Personal insurance (Suggested to have evacuation policy as well)
    • Nepal visa
    • Major meals in Kathmandu.
    • Personal climbing gears.
    • Personal nature’s expenses.
    • Cost of emergency evacuation

    Trip Note

    Mt. Annapurna Expedition is safety and the well being of our groups are of paramount importance to us. All of our trips are led by qualified professional Expedition guides and Sherpas who are well trained by our Government. Our job is to ensure your comfort and safety as we take you where you want to go, because your holiday is ours. In this regards, we work honestly and effectively to provide you the Himalayan experience that suits your interest. We encourage you to question us freely and contribute in the planning stages of your adventure in the trek period.

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    Trip Facts

    • Transportation:12
    • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
    • Accommodation:Lodge + Camping
    • Altitude:8091m