Annapurna Expedition 8091m

Annapurna 1 was first climbed by Herzog & Lachenal in 1950 standing at 8091m it is the 10th highest mountain in the world. The mountain is situated in North-Central Nepal and lies within the Annapurna Conservation Area. Annapurna is siuated north of Pokhara a popular tourist destination and it’s four summits with the entire massif of Annapurna form the northern barrier of Pokhara Valley. The main summit lies to the west of the Annapurna Sanctuary with glaciers on its western and north-western slopes.The glaciers drain into the deepest gorge in the world along the Kali Ghandaki river.

Despite being the first eight thousand meter peak to be climbed, Annapurna is still one of the least climbed of all the 8,000 meter peaks. The reason for this is that all the routes on the mountain pose severe difficulties for climbing. The Annapurnas are among the world’s most dangerous mountains to climb,the peaks are prone to avalanches and there has been high rate of fatality.There are huge ice cliffs and seracs to negotiate and it is difficult at times to know which way the ceracs are leaning. The ascent is made from the Kaligandaki Valley where there are some natural hot springs along the way.

Itinerary in Detail

Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, hotel
Day 02 : Kathmandu for official procedure
Day 03 : Drive to Beni, camp
Day 04 : Trek to Tatopani, camp
Day 05 : Trek to Ghasa, camp
Day 06 : Trek to Lete, camp
Day 07 : Trek to Thulo Bugin, camp
Day 08 : Trek to Thulo Bugin pass, camp
Day 09 : Trek to Mristi Khola, camp
Day 10 : Trek to advance Base camp, camp
Day 11-52 : Climbing period
Day 53 : Trek to Thulo Bugun, camp
Day 54 : Trek to Lete, camp
Day 55 : Trek to Tukuche, camp
Day 56 : Trek to Jomsom, camp
Day 57 : Fly to Pokhara and continue to Kathmandu
Day 58-59 : Rest day in Kathmandu
Day 60 :Transfer airport for final destination Departure from Kathmandu

Cost includes:

1.            Climbing Permit/Government royalty

2.            Accommodation in Kathmandu in 3 – 4 star Hotel as per the itinerary on BB basis

3.            One day sightseeing in Kathmandu with guide and with all the entry fees included

4.            Round Trip flight tickets (Kathmandu – Pokhara –  Kathmandu) for clients and staffs

5.            Annapurna Conservation entry permit

6.            Government Liaison officer including his allowance, accommodation, meals, insurance and flights

7.            Accommodation at tented camps during the trip up to base camp

8.            Three meals (breakfast, Lunch and dinner) a day during the trip up to base camp

9.            Qualified and experienced trekking guide, cook, Sherpas & porters

10.          Accommodation, food, allowance, equipment, insurance for all trekking/Base camp crews

11.          All the camping utensils member tents, kitchen tent, dinning tents, shower tent, toilet tents, table, chairs, sleeping mattress, pillow and all kitchen utensils

12.          Kathmandu – Pohara – Kathmandu land transportation and cargo

13.          All the official paper works and all applicable government taxes

14.          Sleeping bag, down jacket, rucksack if required up to base camp

 

Cost does not include:

1.            Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

2.            Climbing guide

3.            Garbage deposit fee (Refundable)

4.            Insurance of clients

5.            Emergency rescue evacuation

6.            Expenses of personal nature and all bar bills

7.            Tips

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