Mt Annapurna Expedition
Mount Annapurna, the goddess of grain, is the first eight thousand meter peak successfully climbed by the French team, creating a history in the climbing world. This mountain is also one of the most challenging mountains and demands a lot of patient and technical applications.
Annapurna I, at a height of 8,091m, ranking the 10th tallest peak in the world, stands in the middle section of the Annapurna Himalayan Series with a latitude 28.53.37 and longitude 84.13.04. To the east of Annapurna is Manaslu of 8,163m and to the west the Daulagi of 8,167m.
Our expedition team will fly or drive to Pokhara, the most beautiful city of Nepal, where the team will spend 2 nights, making sightseeing and rest. Then we drive 42 kilometers to Birethanti and continue the trek till Annapurna Base Camp with all Sherpa crews, following the classical route to the heart of Mount Annapurnas with endless mountain scenery and a fascinating insight into the life of middle hill Nepalese. The most prominent ethnic group of this area is Gurung who are the most widely distributed being found from the hills of Gorkha till Palpa.
On arrival to base camp make final expedition preparation including, rope management, final checking of technical equipment, group discussion, rest, acclimatization etc will done. After all the preparation we will star establishing the camp I, II and III. Camp III is the base to summit.
Camp will be set and the expedition begins with our climbing Sherpas, most of the rope fixing will be done by our climbing Sherpas. The C3, the base to the summit, will be set at 7,400 meters. During the period of the setting of the Camp Three, all climbing member will have done up and down several times for a proper acclimatization. Date of the summit will be fixed depending on the condition of physical fitness and weather condition. Finally the summit day comes and if everything goes well than every climber get rewarded with a great success. The members who could not make the summit in their first climbing phase, second chance may be taken by the member under the permission of the expedition leader, which are the decision of the time.
All expedition material, including the food and beverages, will be transported to the base of Annapurna by chartered Helicopter before the arrival of the expedition members.
Day 01 Departure for Nepal
Day 02 Arrival to Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel, Night in Kathmandu
day 03-06 In Kathmandu for Caqrgo clearance, final preparation and tour and relax
Day 07 Drive or fly to Pokhara
Day 08 Pokhara
Day 09 Pokhara - Birethanti Drive - Gandruk Trek
Day 10 Gandruk - Chhomrung 2060m.
Day 11 Chhomrung - Bamboo 2340m - Himalaya 2900m
Day 12 Himalaya –Machhapuchhare BC 3720m.
Day 13 Machhapuchhare –Annapurna. BC
Day 14 MBC
Day 15 Advanced Annapurna Base Camp
Day 16 - 40 Climbing period
Day 41 Camp Cleaning and final preparation to leave the BC
Day 42 Annapurna Base Camp to Machhapuchare Base Camp
Day 43 Machhapuchhare Base Camp to Bamboo
Day 44 Bamboo - Gandruk.
Day 45 Gandruk to Pokhara.
Day 46 Pokhara - Kathmandu
Day 47 Kathmandu
Day 48 Cargo Management to return.
Day 49 Kathmandu
Day 50 Departure
Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing bed & breakfast basis.
Climbing permit fee & all other applicable permits.
Internal fight tickets & cargo fees.
Cargo clearance & duties fees.
Professional High altitude climbing Sherpa depending on number of members in group, 1 Government liaison
officer backed by full BC cook, kitchen helpers.
Equipment allowance, daily wages, insurance, food and shelter for above mentioned staff, porters and Liaison
All food, fuel and accommodation for member and Sherpa staffs throughout the expedition period at Base Camp &
while approaching to/from Base Camp, Complete BC camping equipments.
Garbage & stool shipped off charges from BC.
Oxygen with mask & regulators for member & climbing sherpas.
All transfers: airport-hotel-airport and related transfers.
Agency service charge and related administrative fees.
Camping & group equipments above Base camp: tents, ropes, snow bar, rock piton, shovel, ice-screws etc…
Food & fuel above Base camp for member & climbing Sherpas.
1 Gamow bag / O2 for emergency use.
Emergency Helicopter rescue arrangements.
Air travel to/from Nepal.
Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
Drinks, laundry, postage, telephone bills, tips, all items of personal nature.
Departure tax at Kathmandu int'l airport.
Extra high altitude Sherpa if needed.
Personal travel, high risk, accidental and medical insurance of member.
Emergency rescue evacuations.
Respective expenses if one returns earlier from the expedition due to sickness or emergency purpose.
Any extra service not mentioned herein cost inclusion.