Annapurna Expedition

Annapurna I Expedition

Trip Overview

Annapurna is a section of the Himalayas in north-central Nepal that includes 8,091 m (26,545 ft) Annapurna I, thirteen additional peaks over 7,000 m (22,970 ft) and 16 more over 6,000 m (19,690 ft). This section is a 55 km-long (34miles long) massif. Annapurna I is tenth among Earth’s fourteen eight-thousanders. It rises east of the Kali Gandaki Gorge separating it from Dhaulagiri massif which is 34 km to the west and the gorge between is considered Earth’s deepest. It is 10th Highest Mountain of the world. In a Sanskrit, Annapurna means “full of food” and normally translated as goddess of the Harvests. In Hinduism, Annapurna is “the universal and timeless kitchen-goddess (the mother who feeds). Without her, there is starvation and a universal fear: this makes Annapurna a universal goddess. Mt. Annapurna I was the first 8,000-metre (26,200 ft) peak to be climbed by Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal, of a French expedition led by Maurice Herzog on 3 June 1950. Its summit was the highest summit attained on Earth for three years, until the first successful ascent of Mount Everest.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, transfers to hotel and welcome dinner in the evening
Day 02: Full day Guided Tour in Kathmandu valley. Checking the equipment & packing, introduction between our staffs and members concerning how do communicate each other
Day 03: Briefing at Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Tourism Industry Division.
Day 04: By Bus: Kathmandu to Beni.
Day 05: Beni to Tatopani
Day 06: Tatopani to Ghasa
Day 07: Ghasa to Lete
Day 08: Lete to Thulo Bugin
Day 09: Thulo Bugin to Thulo Bugin Pass
Day 10: Thulo Bugin Pass to Mristi Khola
Day 11: Mristi Khola to Base camp
Day 12 – 50: Climbing
Day 51: Base Camp to Thulo Bugin
Day 52: Thulo Bugin to Lete
Day 53: Lete to Tatopani
Day 54: Tatopani to Beni
Day 55: By Bus: Beni to Kathmandu
Day 56: Debriefing at Tourism Industry Division
Day 57: Free day in Kathmandu for shopping and other activities
Day 58: Departure.

Cost Included

  • 5 Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu on BB Plan (Bed & Breakfast)
  • Climbing permit fee of Mt. Annapurna I
  • Annapurna Conversion Area Project (ACAP) entrance fees
  • Trek on camp from Beni to Base Camp and Base Camp to Beni. Food for Base camp during Expedition period
  • Staff: Base camp Guide, Cook, Cook helper
  • Porters/Yak from Beni to Base camp & Base camp to Kathmandu
  • Equipment allowance, daily allowance for Liaison officer, expedition crew and flight tickets
  • Transportation: Kathmandu to Beni and Beni to Kathmandu
  • Insurance and Helicopter rescue for Nepalese expedition crew.
  • 1:1 climbing Sherpa
  • 1 tent for 2 person for Expedition
  • Mat, dining tent, Toilet tent, Mess tent, Store tent, Table and chairs trekking for the expedition
  • Local transportation in Kathmandu (Airport-hotel-airport)
  • Emergency Oxygen -Mask and regulator, Satellite Phone (call basis), Gas heater and Generator
  • Agency service charge

Cost not Include

  • Personal equipment for climbing & trekking
  • Personal & medical Insurance of expedition
  • Lunch & dinner n Kathmandu
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation by helicopter incase needed
  • Walkie Talkie permit & Satellite phone permit
  • Personal expenses
  • Summit bonus for climbing Sherpa and staffs’ tip (US$500 to US$1,000)
  • Bar Bills & beverage

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Trip Facts

  • Trip Duration:58 Days

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